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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.

EAEU plans to unify requirements for agricultural products circulation and develop scientific and innovative cooperation
22 October | Industry and agriculture

Issues of unifying livestock and seed products circulation, priorities for joint research and development (R&D) in the Eurasian Economic Union as well as new directions for developing international cooperation were discussed by participants of the Advisory Committee on Agriculture. The meeting chaired by Artak Kamalyan, Minister in charge of Industry and Agriculture of the Eurasian Economic Commission, was held on October 21.

Andrey Slepnev invited to intensify dialogue with EU on industry-related and trade and economic agenda
22 October | Trade

Andrey Slepnev, Member of the Board - EEC Minister in charge of Trade, invited to intensify the dialogue between the Eurasian Economic Commission and the European Commission at the expert level for a substantive discussion of technical and customs regulation, infrastructure coupling and the "green" agenda, especially in light of the EU carbon regulation and digital solutions.

EEC develops EAEU-wide cooperation in industrial construction
22 October | Industry and agriculture

International cooperation within the Eurasian Economic Union is one of the most promising areas in the field of industrial construction both for the internal market and foreign outlet. This was stated by Tigran Harutyunyan, Deputy Director of the EEC Industrial Policy Department, speaking at the panel discussion "Industrial construction as a driver for economic growth".

EEC discussed planning of draft Strategy-2025 implementation
21 October | Integration and Macroeconomics

The Working Group headed by Sergei Glazyev, Minister in charge of Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission, discussed at a meeting held on October 21 the draft Strategic Directions for Developing the Eurasian Integration until 2025 as well as issues associated with planning the strategic document implementation.

EAEU creates conditions for electronic trading of warehouse certificates for agricultural products
21 October | Industry and agriculture

On October 20, the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission approved an Agreement on the Rules of Release (Issue), Circulation and Redemption Within the Eurasian Economic Union of Warehouse Certificates for Agricultural Products​. The document will be sent to the EAEU countries for intrastate approval.

EAEU to form single market for organic products
21 October | Industry and agriculture

On October 20, the Eurasian Economic Commission’s Board approved the draft road map for forming a common market for organic agricultural products within the Eurasian Economic Union.

Artyom Novikov to represent Kyrgyz Republic in EEC Council
20 October

The Kyrgyz Republic will be represented in the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission by Artyom Novikov, First Vice Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic; the relevant notification was received by the Commission the day before.

EEC zeroed import duty rate on dried coconuts for confectionery industry
20 October | Trade

The Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission has reduced the rate of import customs duty on dried coconuts from 3% to 0% for a period of three years. The decision was adopted following the consideration of the initiative proposal of the Russian Federation.

EEC invited to study regional organizations' experience on competition protection at UNCTAD annual sessions
20 October | Competition and Antitrust regulation

Arman Shakkaliev, representative of the EEC Competition and Antitrust Regulation Unit, spoke about the goals of introducing regional competition norms in the Eurasian Economic Union and results of the Eurasian Economic Commission's work on competition and antitrust law enforcement over five years at the VIII UN Online-Conference on Competition and Consumer Rights Protection.

EEC conducts a survey among FEA participants as part of preparing a strategic plan for developing customs regulation until 2025
19 October | Customs cooperation

The Eurasian Economic Commission conducts a case study as part of preparing a strategic plan for developing customs regulation until 2025. It is designed to analyze current development of customs administration and regulation as well as its improvement prospects in the Eurasian Economic Union Member States.