Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia

Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia

An international organization with the goal of eliminating all tariffs and trade barriers between member states. It is speculated that the union eventually might become a European Union-type organization for the former Soviet Union. It was established in 2010 and is sometimes called simply the Russian Customs Union.
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The sides noted importance of implementation of the resolution of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council adopted on 29 May 2014 in Astana, which approved the action plan on Kyrgyzstan's accession into the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Some 40 countries from all over the world are interested in the free trade zone with the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, Russian news agency Prime reported with reference to Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 5.
He said, "Kyrgyzstan like Vietnam is moving to join the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, and this is an opportunity for both sides to strengthen ties in trade and investment.
The action plan (road map) on Kyrgyzstan's accession into the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia will be discussed at the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
The Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia will be accompanied by Tajikistan, he Tajik Economic Development and Trade Ministry said.
Tajikistan will defend its interests in joining the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Tajikistan Sharif Rahimzoda said on Tuesday in an interview with EurasiaNet.
5 billion in compensation to WTO member states in case of entry into the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia.
Prime Minister Almazbek Atambaev signed the decree on establishment of the interdepartmental commission on Kyrgyzstan's accession into the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, reported the government's press service.