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Economic effects of Ukraine-EU DCFTA and of counterfactual integration with the Eurasian Economic Union

... views between various groups, both within Ukraine and abroad, regarding the country’s possible future geopolitical and geoeconomics trajectory towards either closer integration with Russia as part of the EurasEC customs union (from 01.01.2015 the Eurasian Economic Union, EAEU) or integration with Europe in the framework an Association Agreement and a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) with the European Union.Effects of the Ukraine – EU DCFTASo far, what have been the net economic ...


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

.... Moreover, Mongolia is in need to establish free trade with countries or unions with a strong economic performance. Stylized facts about Mongolia-EAEU trade and economic relations For Ulaanbaatar, a promising free trade agreement could be with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).The Eurasian Economic Union, founded in 2015 by the five post-Soviet states Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia, is a supranational trade and economic bloc with the aim of creating a common internal market ...


Eight Principles of the “Greater Eurasian Partnership”

Current preliminary pencil sketches of the complex Eurasian structure of the future contain more questions than answers It is common knowledge that Eurasia is the largest continent on Earth, spanning over one-third of the planet's total area. It is also the most populous, with over two-thirds of the ...


Eurasia as a Platform

The current challenge is to bring out the best from different parts of Eurasia to create a human-centred platform that is globally competitive This year Russia celebrates the 100th anniversary of Eurasianism, a school of thought that emphasised the uniqueness of Eurasia as a continent characterised among other features ...


Pakistan’s Role in Russia’s Greater Eurasian Partnership

Connectivity is one of the key trends of the 21st century Russia’s Greater Eurasian Partnership (GEP) is envisaged to become an important component of its contemporary foreign policy. President V. Putin simplified this grand strategic vision as “[being formed] on the basis of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and China’s ...


The price of Eurasian disintegration

_ Yuri Kofner, non-residential research fellow, Skolkovo Institute for Emerging Market Studies, editor-in-chief analytical media “Eurasian Studies”. Munich, 27 May 2020.Tensions over gas prices and other problemsThe incomplete results of the latest heads of state summit the Eurasian Economic Union, which took place on May 19, 2020, became another occasion for many to recall their ...


Eurasianness Is a Non-Factor of Eurasian Integration

Eurasia may not be defined in ethno-cultural terms and is rather a political notionEurasianness is even less suitable for the analysis of regional integration than Europeanness. It first appeared in the works of Nikolaj Trubetskoj (1890-1938) and received ...


EAEU industrial cooperation: promising products with intra-union demand

_ Yuri Kofner, non-residential research fellow, Skolkovo Institute for Emerging Market Studies, editor-in-chief analytical media “Eurasian Studies”. Munich, 20 April 2020. Intra-union merchandise trade Since its inception in 2010, the average share of intra-union trade within the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU, then – Eurasian customs union) occupied only 7.3 percent of the ...


How the US Hybrid War on Russia Induces and Constrains Eurasian Integration

... of the Russian economy hardly reaches one fifth of the US, EU, or Chinese economies. Were the size of the market the main factor of the smaller post-Soviet countries’ orientation towards a regional hegemon, Russia would be the last choice for the Eurasian four. Russia itself is very dependent on the West in terms of export of gas and oil and access to capital and technology. Moreover, while the size of the Russian economy is at best 1/5 of the US economy, Russia’s military budget is only 1/10 ...


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