Partners aim to triple trade to $10bn by 2020.
With its New Silk Road mega-project, China is building on old traditions. But hard-core geostrategic interests, not nostalgia, are guiding Beijing’s investments. Miodrag Soric reports from Tbilisi, Georgia.
A British investment group has demanded USD 500 million from Russia and accused the country of state-sponsored corporate theft in a battle for control of a Siberian coal mine.
At the fifth Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels, Armenia and the European Union signed a new framework agreement, dubbed the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement.
South Korea’s trade minister has met with Russian officials in Moscow, in a move to lay the groundwork for a free trade deal with a Russia-led union amid growing U.S. trade pressure.
Russia supports the idea of establishing a free trade area (FTA) in the Asia Pacific region, which is believed to enhance the country’s position in the region’s market, President Vladimir Putin said.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says securing a free trade agreement with the European Union is "top of our agenda" - and much higher than getting a deal with Russia across the line.
Inter RAO structures claim $175 million loss was due to a refusal to raise energy tariffs when the Georgian national currency Lari was devaluated.
A decision is expected for September.
Russia has offered its support for Pakistan’s entry into a free trade agreement with Eurasian Economic Union, of which Russia is a leading member.
Marko Cadez, President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that Belgrade has been making progress on negotiating a free trade agreement with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union.
The Moscow-led Eurasian Economic Union aims to finalize a free trade deal with Iran by the end of the year (2017), in a drive by Russia and its fellow members to deepen ties with Tehran.
India is set to formalise a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union, clearing the decks for negotiations on deepening trade relations with the five former Soviet republics.
Russia is willing to restart free trade talks with New Zealand that were halted after the annexation of the Crimean peninsula, but Trade Minister Todd McClay says it is too soon to resume negotiations with the world’s 12th-biggest economy.
Nirmala Sitharaman and Russia’s Denis Manturov will discuss possibility of a free trade agreement, or FTA, between India and Eurasian Economic Union.
Iran wants to finalize the arrangements for an agreement on formation of a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union
Le retrait des États-Unis du Partenariat transpacifique permet à la Russie et à la Chine d’intensifier leurs négociations sur la mise en place de zones de libre-échange avec leurs partenaires en Asie.
At the bilateral level, Moscow and New Delhi are poised to make a trajectory shift, especially in the realms of two-way mutually beneficial economic linkages.
Moldova’s president said he hoped the ex-Soviet nation’s association agreement with the European Union would be cancelled, paving the way for an alliance with Moscow.
Negotiations between India and the Eurasian Economic Union regarding the establishment of a free trade area will start in the year 2017.