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Об итогах внешней и взаимной торговли товарами Таможенного союза в январе-июне 2012 г.
28 августа 2012 | Таможенно-тарифное регулирование

По оперативным данным объем внешней торговли товарами государств – членов Таможенного союза за январь-июнь 2012 г. составил 459,6 млрд. долларов США, в том числе экспорт – 302,9 млрд. долларов США, импорт – 156,7 млрд. долларов США. Стоимостной объем экспорта по сравнению с январем-июнем 2011 г. в текущих ценах увеличился на 9,7%, или на 26,9 млрд. долларов США, импорта – на 4,8%, или на 7,2 млрд. долларов США.

Tatyana Valovaya: “It is important for our countries to ensure coherent approach to the establishment of a legal framework on cryptocurrency regulation within the EAEU”
21 June | Integration and Macroeconomics

Tatyana Valovaya, Minister for integration and macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), believes that the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) should jointly develop legislation in the field of cryptocurrency and blockchain. She announced this at a meeting with experts, which took place in the business-incubator of the High-Tech Park of the Republic of Belarus.​

EEC recommends improving interaction of the state bodies controlling the circulation of commodities
20 June | Chairman of the EEC Board | Customs cooperation | Technical Regulation

The issues of customs cooperation, technical regulation and the internal market functioning were discussed at the meeting of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) on June 19. A recommendation was adopted for the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) concerning interaction of the State control bodies, a procedure was approved with regard to delayed determination of the customs commodity cost.​

The Minister in charge of Trade of the EEC Veronika Nikishina met with the Minister of Industry and Trade of Vietnam Trần Tuấn Anh
19 June | Trade

The implementation of the Free Trade Agreement between the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Vietnam, which entered into force on October 5, 2016, was discussed on June 18 at the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) by the Member of the Board (Minister) in charge of Trade of the EEC Veronika Nikishina and the Minister of Industry and Trade of Vietnam Trần Tuấn Anh. Certain positive trends in the development of trade were pointed out, largely due to the Agreement.

Liberalization of the trade regime between the EAEU and Vietnam enabled to increase the trade turnover between the two parties by 36% over the past year
19 June | Trade

The results of the implementation of the Free Trade Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the prospects for the expansion of the single services market of the EAEU and the growth of global protectionism in the international arena were considered by the representatives of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and the business communities of the Member States on June 18 at the XIXth Business dialogue meeting, which was chaired by Veronika Nikishina, Member of the Board (Minister) in charge of Trade of the EEC.

EEC discussed the issues of free circulation of BAA
15 June | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies

No requirements beyond those stipulated by the technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) must be imposed on the content of labels of biologically active food additives (BAA) sold in the Russian Federation. This opinion of the business and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) was supported by the representatives of Rospotrebnadzor attending the meeting organized by the Internal Markets Operation Department of the EEC on June 15.​

Effects from Financial Markets Integration by 2025: Improvement of Investment Attractiveness of the EAEU States, Rise in Business Incomes and Increase of Budget Contributions
14 June | Economy and financial policy

Building of common financial market of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and prospects of its development were discussed by the heads of national/central banks of the EAEU Member States during the International Financial Congress, which was held in Saint Petersburg.​

The EEC Public Reception Office: a New Format of Business Engagement
13 June | Competition and Antitrust regulation

A visiting session of the Public Reception Office on the Competition and Antitrust Regulation block of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) was held in Astana (the Republic of Kazakhstan) on June 11. As it was emphasized by Marat Kussainov, Member of the EEC Board (Minister) in charge of Competition and Antitrust Regulation, strengthening business community engagement in terms of protecting competition in transboundary markets of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is one of the key objectives of the Commission, and the Public Reception Office format provides the business with the possibility to directly specify one’s problems by holding an open dialogue with the EEC representatives.​

The EEC Lifted Customs Duties on Cashew Nuts and Industrial Fatty Alcohols
13 June | Chairman of the EEC Board | Trade | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies | Customs cooperation

The issues of trade, internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies, as well as customs regulation were considered during the meeting of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) on June 13. Import customs duty rates on a number of goods were lifted, certain types of products were classified; other decisions on deepening the Eurasian integration were adopted. The EEC Board has lifted import customs duty rates of the EAEU Common Customs Tariff (CCT) on the industrial fatty alcohols (IFA). The measure is introduced from September 2, 2018 to August 31, 2021. The current rate on these goods is 5% from their customs value.

Tigran Sargsyan Attended the Summit of Heads of the SCO Member States
10 June | Chairman of the EEC Board

On June 9-10, Tigran Sargsyan, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) attended the meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States, which was held in Qingdao (China).​

Models of Eurasian Digital Cross-Sectoral Cooperation were offered at CIPR-2018 in Innopolis.
09 June | Trade | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies | Industry and agriculture

“We need new models of digital cooperation to develop in the EAEU joint value-added chains, cross-sectoral digital ecosystems and to synchronize digitalization processes of business and state authorities through joint projects. Our objective within the framework of the conference is to develop and offer such model,” Karine Minasyan, Minister in charge of Internal Markets, Information Support, Information & Communication Technologies of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), emphasized in her address to the panel session “Implementation of the EAEU Digital Agenda through Digital Projects” organized by the EEC. The event was held as part of the conference “Digital Industry of Industrial Russia” in Innopolis (Russia). The ministers of the Commission, Karine Minasyan, Veronika Nikishina and Sergey Sidorsky, participated in the panel session.​