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EAEU–Iran Trade and Its Prospects

... rapprochement with the EAEU Negotiations on a full-scale free trade agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are planned for the second half of 2021. The success of the current interim agreement with Iran suggests that initiating a proper FTA could indeed work. However, a number of obstacles—which have nothing to do with customs duties and trade tariffs—need to be eliminated if any possible agreement is to bear fruit. Being the parties most interested in reaching such an agreement,...


Trade and welfare effects of a comprehensive free trade agreement between Mongolia and the Eurasian Economic Union

... business forum. As a result, the Mongolian side officially expressed its interest in concluding a free trade agreement with the EAEU.The first consultative meeting on the establishment of a joint working group to study the possibility of concluding FTA between Mongolia and the Eurasian Economic Union was successfully held in May 2020.The lowering of tariff and non-tariff barriers with the EAEU as part of a free trade agreement is seen by the Mongolian side as an important vehicle to diversify its ...


Principal Trends in the Development of Eurasian Integration

Emerging trends include the improved quality of integration and the shaping of the Union as a pragmatic and responsible partner The development of the Eurasian Economic Union in 2019 was once again marked by deepening integration and the expansion of global trade and economic relations. Emerging trends include the improved quality of integration and the shaping of the Union as a pragmatic and responsible partner involved in international relations as an independent actor. Elena Kuzmina: Free Trade...


Free Trade Zones with the EAEU

... agreement with Singapore was the third such document the Eurasian Union has signed with third countries. The Agreement with Vietnam Igor Ivanov: The Belt and Road Initiative: Towards a New World Order The EAEU signed its first ever free-trade area (FTA) agreement with Vietnam on May 29, 2015. The agreement entered into force on October 5, 2016. From the outset, the agreement was concluded in the FTA+ format, which stipulates both duty-free trade rules and other interaction formats. Simultaneously ...


Challenges for India — Russia Strategic Partnership

... Putin hopes that with the establishment of a free trade area between India and the EAEU, additional opportunities for diversifying trade will be created. However, there is not much progress being made in this field. Negotiations are still going on the FTA between India and EAEU. The trade between the EAEU members and India is still low. The trade volume between New Delhi and the member states stood at $7.3 billion in 2016, a dip from $7.6 billion in 2012. In contrary, India’s trade volume with the ...


Russia Vis-à-Vis the Globe: In Counter-Phase Mode

... policy dialogue among the largest powers on the world stage. While the summit did not bring a definitive resolution to the China-US trade dispute, there were in fact important breakthroughs in other areas, such as the announcement of the EU-Mercosur FTA deal, which took several decades to negotiate. This agreement is set to create the largest free-trade area in the world, thus signifying the potential for regional integration to compensate in part for the trade disputes and mounting protectionism ...


Fighting the Trend: How Africa is Uniting Amidst the Global Retreat from Multilateralism

... trade barriers regionally would allow for third parties to enter the African market via one country. He added that this would be made possible by successful negotiations and the proper implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The Agreement entered into force on May 30, 2019 after its 22nd ratification, signaling the start of a long and tedious negotiation process that will largely determine the nature and exact conditions of the agreement. Schedules of tariff concessions ...


Serbia–EAEU: Integration Prospects in a Free Trade Area

Working Paper No. 37/2018 This working paper explores the prospects, risks and positive effects of Serbia joining a Free Trade Agreement with the EAEU. An analysis of current free trade agreements has demonstrated that Serbia strives to maintain a multi-vector foreign economic policy that straddles Europe and Eurasia. Serbia’s agreements with its European partners clearly reflect its tendency to systemically fit into the European context, while its agreements with the countries of the EAEU are...


Recalibrate India — Russia Relationship

... diasporas and USD 126.7 billion of bilateral trade over the years and continues to grow. Today, Indian businesses are more dependent on the U.S and Europe as preferred markets than Russia. A survey report on the prospects of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between India and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) prepared by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI), has highlighted the series of challenges faced by the Indian businesses in the EAEU region. Over 80% of the total respondents have their ...


Representatives of RIAC, Carnegie Moscow Center, and New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Discuss Prospects for Russia-New Zealand Cooperation

On November 13, 2017, the Embassy of New Zealand in Moscow hosted a meeting for Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Andrey Kolesnikov, Chair of the Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, and Rob Taylor, Head of European Department at New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. On November 13, 2017, the Embassy of New Zealand in Moscow hosted a meeting for Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Andrey Kolesnikov, Chair of the Russian...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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