In the Kremlin began meeting the Supreme Eurasian economic Council in narrow format


It is expected that during the event we will announce the results of the first year of work of the Eurasian economic Union and discussed the issues concerning further development and integration.

MOSCOW, 21 Dec. The meeting of the Supreme Eurasian economic Council in narrow format has started in the Kremlin.

It is expected that during the event we will announce the results of the first year of work of the Eurasian economic Union and discussed the issues concerning further development and integration. It is also expected to discuss issues relating to minimizing adverse consequences for member countries of the Eurasian economic Union to start functioning from January 1, 16 year free trade zone Ukraine — EU. As previously reported to journalists by the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, the Russian side will provide partners to work together to take protective measures.

Another question, who would like to raise with Russia in the prevention of re-export through the territory of the EEU member countries of products prohibited for import in the Russian Federation. Speech in primarily talking about food products.

It is not excluded that at the summit it comes to granting a loan to Minsk the Eurasian Fund for stabilization and development (AFSR). In March, Belarus asked ESR for a loan of $ 3 billion to support the stabilization program of the government and the national Bank for 2015-2017. Then Minsk was reduced the desired amount to 2 billion dollars. Decisions on the allocation of funds has not been made yet. Parallel Minsk is discussing with the International monetary Fund (IMF) loan of $ 3 billion in advanced funding under 2,28% over ten years.

The presidents also will discuss the prospects of cooperation between the Eurasian economic Union (EEU) with other countries and integration associations. It is also planned to touch upon the subject of deepening trade and economic cooperation with China, including the pair of the EAEC project with China “the Economic belt of New silk road”.

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