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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.

EEC and Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade discussed six-year operating outcomes of the EAEU industrial unit
11 July | Industry and agriculture

The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has developed approaches to the implementation of a coherent industrial policy in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) that were supported by the "five" countries and included in the Treaty on the EAEU. This made it possible to achieve significant practical outcomes of the integration work of the Eurasian Economic Commission’s industrial unit in a number of directions. This was stated by Sergey Sidorskiy, Member of the Board - Minister in charge of Industry and Agriculture of the EEC during a working meeting at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation on operating outcomes of the EAEU industrial unit for the period 2012-2018.​

Vice Prime Ministers to discuss five most sensitive challenges of the EAEU internal market at the EEC’s Council
11 July | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies

The most sensitive obstacles in mutual trade between the States of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) as well as measures to eliminate them were discussed at the fifth meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Functioning of Internal Markets. One of such obstacles is the issue of mutual recognition of electronic digital signatures, access to government and municipal procurement in certain areas, prevention of cases of minimum reference prices for individual goods imported from the EAEU countries, mutual recognition of the veterinary control (surveillance) system in all countries of the Union, and collection of a security deposit in respect of alcohol products supplied from the States of the Union.​

A barrier in form of applying minimum level of control prices for goods from EAEU countries to be eliminated in Kyrgyzstan
10 July | Chairman of the EEC Board | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies | Customs cooperation | Competition and Antitrust regulation

The issues of customs regulation, competition and functioning of internal markets of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) were considered at the meeting of the Eurasian Economic Commission’s (EEC) Board. The EEC notes the readiness of the Kyrgyz Republic to eliminate a barrier in mutual trade, the case of signs of unfair competition has been discontinued, the overhead crane has been classified, and the Regulation on the Certifying Center of the Commission has been approved.​

Belarus can expect exports to double thanks to interim agreement with Iran leading to an FTA
09 July | Trade

According to experts, an interim agreement leading to the formation of a free trade area between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Islamic Republic of Iran can result in a double increase in exports from the Republic of Belarus to this country. This was stated by the Member of the Board - Minister in charge of Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Veronika Nikishina on July 9 in Minsk at the annual seminar for Heads of diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Belarus.​

Milk products will become easier to distinguish from milk-containing products
09 July | Technical Regulation

Consumers will be able to clearly distinguish between milk-containing products with or without the addition of a substitute for milk fat. For this purpose, a number of amendments are introduced for the labeling. Corresponding changes in the technical regulations of the Customs Union "On Safety of Milk and Milk Products" adopted on November 10, 2017 by the Decision No. 102 of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission, enter into force on July 16 this year.​

The Republic of Kazakhstan presented digital initiatives as part of implementation of the EAEU digital agenda
06 July | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies

At the roundtable "Digital Initiatives of the Republic of Kazakhstan as part of the implementation of the EAEU digital agenda" held on July 4 in Astana the business community of Kazakhstan presented potential initiatives for their possible implementation within the digital agenda of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU): "Use of Open Data", "Open Digital Platform for Small and Medium Enterprises", and "Electronic Licensing".​

Sergey Sidorsky: "Prospective areas of cooperation of the EAEU with Singapore are the attraction of investments in the modernization of industrial complexes and the formation of a joint industrial and innovative infrastructure"
06 July | Industry and agriculture

The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) is interested in establishing constructive interaction with Singapore and with the Association of states of Southeast Asia in general for the development of a dialogue in the trade, economic and industrial spheres, the implementation of joint projects on mutually beneficial basis and building a new cooperation architecture. This was stated by the member of the Board (Minister) for Industry and the Agro-Industrial Complex of the EEC Sergey Sidorsky during a working meeting with the State Minister of Trade and Industry of the Republic of Singapore Ko Po Koon. ​

Tatyana Valovaya: "Despite the controversy of the existence of the crypto-currency, the attributes of the digital economy associated with financial technologies will develop"
06 July | Integration and Macroeconomics

The importance of the opening of the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) as part of the world and Eurasian financial system was emphasized by the Minister for Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Tatyana Valovaya at the panel session "The Impact of Blocking Technologies and Crypto-Currency on the Implementation of the Co-ordinated Macroeconomic Policy and the Formation of a Common financial market within the framework of the Unified Energy System". The event, moderated by the EEC Minister, was held on July 4 within the framework of the Astana Finance Days conference, timed to coincide with the official opening ceremony of the AIFC.​

The EEC and AIFC discussed the prospects for cooperation
06 July | Economy and financial policy

With the official opening of the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC), its cooperation with the institutions of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) can become the basis for cooperation on the development of financial markets. This was stated by the member of the Board (Minister) for Economic and Financial Policy of the EEC Timur Zhaksylykov during the plenary session "EEC – AIFC: horizons of cooperation" held in Astana within the framework of the Astana Finance Days conference.

ECE will cooperate with the Astana International Financial Center
05 July | Economy and financial policy

On July 4 in Astana, within the framework of the Astana Finance Days conference, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC). On behalf of the EEC, the document was signed by Timur Zhaksylykov, the member of the Board (Minister) for Economic and Financial Policy of the EEC. On the part of the AIFC – by its manager Kayrat Kelimbetov.