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Uzbekistan might join CIS free trade zone in May 2013
Uzbekistan might join the free trade zone of the Commonwealth of Independent States by the end of May 2013, Director of the First Department of the CIS States of the Russian Foreign Ministry told reporters on 29 January before the start of ministerial consultations in the CIS Executive Committee, BelTA has learnt.
EU OKs signing association agreement with Ukraine
The European Union passed a strategic decision to sign the agreement on association with Kyiv, Ukraine ambassador to EU Kostyantyn Yeliseyev says, ZN.UA reports Dec. 28.
EU-Ukrainian Association Agreement: To sign or not to sign?
The leak of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (AA) turns the focus of their relations to a Shakespearean question: to sign or not to sign.
EU-Ukraine FTA (draft, 2012)
Poroshenko: Technical procedures for signing of FTA agreement with EU to be completed in 2012
All of the necessary technical procedures for the signing of the agreement between Ukraine and the European Union on the creation of a deep and comprehensive free trade area (DCFTA) will be completed by the end of 2012, Minister for Economic Development and Trade Petro Poroshenko has said.
Ukrainian PM urges efforts to accelerate FTA talks with Vietnam
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov Wednesday urged to speed up Free Trade Area (FTA) negotiations with Vietnam.
FTA with EU to be concluded after election, Azarov hopes
The negotiations on a free trade area between Ukraine and the European Union will be intensified after the election to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov said at a hot line in "Komsomolskaya Pravda in Ukraine" newspaper, the Cabinet’s press service informs.
FTA agreement with CIS to take effect on September 23, says Azarov
The agreement on a free trade area (FTA) with the CIS will take effect on September 23, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has said.
FTA between Ukraine and the EU: Effective only after 2015?
The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (Minekonomiky) is initiating Ukraine’s accession to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA). This will provide Ukrainian manufacturers simplified access to WTO procurement tenders involving 43 countries, including 27 EU members and the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland whose legislation is very close to that of the European Union).
CIS countries to agree on free trade in services
The Commonwealth of Independent States plans to agree on free trade in services, government’s commissioner for cooperation with the Russian Federation and the CIS countries Valeriy Muntiyan told a press conference.
Ukraine, EU initialed FTA agreement
Yesterday, on July 19, in Brussels, the representatives of Ukraine and the European Commission initialed the text of the agreement on free trade area between Ukraine and the EU, which is an integral part of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
Ankara, Kiev sign deal to boost cooperation
Turkey and Ukraine signed a protocol on May 4 to deepen economic and trade cooperation between the two countries. The protocol was signed by Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and his Ukrainian counterpart Sergei Tigipko after the eighth term meeting of the Turkey-Ukraine Trade and Economic Cooperation Committee, in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
Ukraine should be economically prepared for work within FTA with EU
The time till the signing of an association agreement between Ukraine and the EU should be used for the preparation of various sectors of national economy to work in a free trade area (FTA) with the EU, Head of European Integration at the Presidential Administration Yevhen Perelyhin told TVi television channel.
Kyiv, Brussels to initial Association Agreement
Ukraine and the European Union are to initial the Association Agreement on March 30. The negotiation process on the document took five years.
Piatnytsky: FTA agreement with EU larger and deeper than similar agreement with CIS
Government Commissioner for Ukraine’s European Integration Valeriy Piatnytsky has said that the association agreement between Ukraine and the EU in terms of creating a deep and comprehensive free trade area (FTA) is larger and deeper than a similar agreement with the CIS countries.
Ukraine, Turkey to start talks on creation of free trade area
Kyiv and Ankara will begin talks on the creation of a free trade area (FTA), Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a press conference in Ankara on Thursday.
EU stalls Ukraine trade deal over Tymoshenko treatment
Although an EU-Ukraine summit is due to open on Monday, plans for an association agreement to be signed will not go ahead due to tensions over the jailing of opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, EU diplomats have said.
Tensions grow ahead of EU-Ukraine summit
Days before a crunch EU-Ukraine summit on 19 December, Kyiv is under increased pressure as Brussels urges its leaders to release political prisoners and Russia moves to take control of its gas pipeline network, diplomats told EurActiv.
Montenegro signs FTA with Ukraine, expects to join WTO soon
Montenegro’s Economy Minister Vladimir Kavarić and his Ukrainian counterpart Andrii Klyuyev signed today in Kyiv the free trade agreement between the two states, which will enable Montenegro to resume its accession negotiations with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and join the organisation in the near future.
Ukraine, EU agree association deal – Ukrainian PM
Ukraine and the European Union agreed the entire text of the association agreement and free trade zone deal, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said on Friday.