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Effects of trade wars on Belarus
The trade wars following the 2014 events in Ukraine affected not only the directly involved participants, but also countries like Belarus that were affected through international trade linkages.
EAEU and China may establish free trade zone
Russian President said that the general development path in a global economy should involve a gradual removal of all barriers to open collaboration
Summit significant, ASEAN seriously looking at FTA with EAEU
Southeast Asia nations reached a consensus to seriously look into establishing a free trade deal with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), of which Russia is a party to.
EAEU-Indonesia free trade zone may be set up after Jakarta files request
Work on establishing the free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Indonesia may start after Jakarta files a corresponding application
Thailand studying Russia’s proposal on EAEU free trade zone - PM
Thailand’s PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says the country is ready to join the EAEU free trade zone in case it promotes better economic outcomes of the country
A Dutch court said Russia doesn’t have to pay Yukos’s investors. Will Russia have to pay anyway?
A Dutch court found that Russia doesn’t have to pay $50 billion to Yukos shareholders. Here’s the big catch: international investment law is so complicated that Russia might have to pay anyway.
Dutch court overturns $50 billion ruling against Russia in Yukos case
In a major victory for the Russian government, a Dutch court overturned an award of more than $50 billion to former shareholders of the defunct oil company Yukos.
French court rules in favor of Russia’s Roscosmos in Yukos assets seizure case
Russian space agency Roscosmos has won a court action in France concerning $700 million in payments owed to the company, which were seized by French authorities.
France seizes $ 1 billion in Russian state assets
France has seized $700 million in Russian state assets at the initiative of former Yukos shareholders.
EU deal yet to bear fruit for Ukrainian exporters
Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union was meant to lure the bread basket of the former Soviet Union away from its longstanding ties with Russia by offering better access to the EU market.
Global dairy prices stem from bad trade agreements
New Zealand First is blasting the government for poor quality “free trade” agreements and exposing New Zealand farming to questionable Chinese investment.
Record number of investor-state arbitrations filed in 2015
The number of investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) cases filed in 2015 reached a record high of 70.
Pakistan sends request to EEU on creation of free trade area
Pakistan has sent another request to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) about creating a free trade area, Eurasian Economic Commission Trade Minister Andrey Slepnev said Wednesday.
EU-Ukraine free-trade accord goes into effect despite Moscow’s opposition
Ukraine’s free-trade deal with the EU went into effect, coinciding with the start of Moscow’s food embargo against Kiev.
Kyiv receives Moscow’s notification on suspension of free trade area with Ukraine - Yatseniuk
The Russian side has formally notified Ukraine on its decision to suspend the agreement on the free trade area that was in effect between the two countries.
Yukos: the saga continues
The bankruptcy of oil and gas giant Yukos led to multiple proceedings against the Russian state and some enormous awards.
’Putin’s banker’ Pugachev files $12 billion claim against Russia
Sergei Pugachev, a tycoon once dubbed "Putin’s banker", said on Tuesday that he had filed a $12 billion compensation claim against Russia
EU backs free trade agreement with Ukraine’s entry into effect on Jan 1, 2016 – foreign minister
Ukraine-EU Association Agreement will be fully applicable as of 01.01.2016,
President Sisi to discuss free trade, industrial zone, nuclear energy with Putin in Russia visit
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Russia to discuss a number of economic projects as well as strategic issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin
Moscow plays nice with free trade as Ukraine sounds alarm over Russian troops
Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a breakthrough in negotiations with Russia over Kyiv’s duty-free trade deal with the European Union – a much needed ray of hope in the ongoing war.