The Eurasian Economic Commission is entering a new stage of cooperation with the European Commission
An important conference in Moscow
Artak Kamalyan, Minister of Industry and Agriculture of the Eurasian Economic Commission, informed about the breakthrough in relations during a conference in Moscow on the relationship of these two organizations. The conference took place on March 4, 2020 and was organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
The conference was attended by the President of the Board of the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce Matthias Shepp, President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergei Katyrin, CEO of the Schneider Group Ulf Schneider, representatives of large European companies - Bosch, Confindustria, AHLERS, Julius Meinl and others.
Eurasian single market from Lisbon to Vladivostok?
Minister Artak Kamalyan emphasized that in cooperation with the European Community, dialogue between business associations and enterprises of the Eurasian Economic Union and the European Union will be of key importance. In his words, European companies and businessmen are increasingly interested in strengthening economic ties between the countries that make up these organizations.
Strengthening economic relations, according to the minister, is in the interest of both sides and is in line with the memorandum signed in 2017 on the single economic space from Lisbon to Vladivostok. This document was concluded on the initiative of European and Eurasian business environments "The European Union needs a single Eurasian market, and the Eurasian Economic Union needs interaction with Europe. In the economic sense, the idea of continental economic space is absolutely sensible and justified, "emphasized Minister Kamalyan.