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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.

Import of Dairy Products into the EAEU Will Reduce by almost 300 thousand tons in 2018
06 February | Industry and agriculture

In 2017, milk production in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) grew by 800 thousand tons and exceeded 46 million tons. "In general, 2017 was a productive year for milk producers in the EAEU", stated Sergey Sidorskiy, Member of the Board – Minister in charge of Industry and Agroindustrial Complex of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) during a meeting of the IX Congress of the National Union of Milk Producers (SoyuzMoloko). According to the EEC Minister, production growth is observed in all countries. The share of Russia and Belarus in the overall Union production is 80%.

Tatyana Valovaya: "One of Key Growth Drivers in Mutual Trade Is Domestic Demand Due to Improvement of Macroeconomic Situation"
06 February | Integration and Macroeconomics

Mutual trade among the participating countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in 2017 was characterized by high dynamics indicators. The decline of mutual trade turnover within the EAEU over the last few years gave way to a significant growth in 2017. According to the result of nine months, the volume of mutual trade in the Union increased by 26.9%. Positive dynamics can be observed in virtually all key economic indicators of the EAEU. Such data are contained in the reports of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) on the status of mutual trade among the Member States in 2017 and on the macroeconomic situation in the participating countries, which were presented at the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Almaty (Republic of Kazakhstan) on February 2.​

Digital Transformation of the EAEU Is the Success of Specific Projects
06 February | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies

Development of digital platforms in the agroindustrial complex, establishment of an electronic labor exchange and a system of interconnected e-markets for state municipal procurement in the EAEU, introduction of paperless technology in transport and logistics sector – these are some of the initiatives from business and state authorities of the Eurasian "five" countries were discussed at the "Digital Agenda of the EAEU: Initiatives and Projects” meeting within the framework of the "Digital Agenda in the Age of Globalization" forum in Almaty (Republic of Kazakhstan).​

Labelling System to Ensure Control over Circulation of Goods within the EAEU
05 February | Trade

A labelling system using modern means of identification will be created in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). Information on the means of identification used for labelling the goods will be entered into a single registry. The register will be created and maintained by the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). The corresponding agreement was approved by the Heads of Governments of the EAEU countries at the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council on February 2. The rules stipulated in the document will allow for increasing control over the circulation of goods within the territories of the Member States, ensuring equal competitive conditions and consumer safety, while aiding combat with the grey market and cou​

Outcome of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council on February 2
04 February | Chairman of the EEC Board

The introduction of labelling systems within the Eurasian Economic Union and formation of mechanisms to implement coordinated digital policy of the Union became the main topics of the first meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in 2018, which took place in Almaty (Republic of Kazakhstan) on February 2. The Heads of Governments of the EAEU Member States were introduced to the macroeconomic situation in the countries of the Union and the status of mutual trade, as well as forecasts for the development of the agroindustrial complex in the Member States.​

Prime Ministers of the EAEU Countries Discussed Formats and Mechanisms for Interaction in Digital Sphere
02 February | Chairman of the EEC Board

Within the framework of the "Digital Agenda in the Age of Globalization" forum held on February, 2 in Almaty (Republic of Kazakhstan), the Heads of Governments of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) discussed the EAEU Digital Agenda, creation of a joint program for digital transformation and electronic confidence space, and interaction on the issues related to the use of cryptocurrency. The event was organized on the initiative of Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Its sessions were attended by Members of the Board – Ministers of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), official delegations from Azerbaijan and Tajikistan, as well as representatives of a number of large international IT companies.​

Outcome of the EEC Council on January 26
26 January | Chairman of the EEC Board | Technical Regulation | Economy and financial policy

The meeting of the EEC Council was held on January 26 at the headquarters of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). A wide range of issues related to integration interaction have been discussed. A number of decisions have been made in the field of veterinary and phytosanitary control, trade and industrial policies, and draft documents proposed for consideration at the Intergovernmental and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meetings have been adopted.​

Mechanisms for Implementation of Initiatives of the Russian Chairmanship in the EAEU Discussed in Minsk
26 January | Integration and Macroeconomics

“The initiatives of the Russian Chairmanship for 2018 continue the logic of the EAEU’s development and highlight a new group of issues of a broad integration agenda,” Sergey Sukhno, Director of the Integration Development Department of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), noted when speaking on January 25 in Minsk at a round table timed to the transition of the Chairmanship in the Eurasian Economic Union to the Russian Federation.​

Karine Minasyan, EEC Minister: “Extension of partnership, accumulation and integration of competences is the guarantee of mutually beneficial cooperation between the OSCE and EAEU countries”
25 January | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies

Joint digital projects in such areas as industrial cooperation, transport corridors, digital traceability of products, cargo, goods, including in the sphere of increasing the connectivity of digital infrastructures and developing a space of trust will become the basis for interaction of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in the field of high technologies.​

EEC Extends its Opportunities in the sphere of Customs Administration and Develops Integrated Information System
24 January | Technical Regulation | Trade | Customs cooperation | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies

On January 23, the EEC Board has made a number of decisions in the field of customs administration, technical regulation, trade policy and development of the integrated information system of the EAEU. In particular, the anti-dumping duty on polymer coated rolled metal products manufactured in China has been prolonged. A register of authorized economic operators will be created, as well as data exchange necessary for granting and payment of pensions to workers or members of their families will be arranged. The requirements for smoking tobacco products are excluded from the Single Sanitary Requirements, and the list of aromatic and flavoring substances, the use of which is not allowed in the production of non-smoking tobacco products is extended.​