In Astana a meeting of the Supreme Council of the Eurasian economic Union. One of the main themes - the creation of a single energy market. The meeting will be attended by Vladimir Putin. On the eve of the Russian leader arrived in the capital of Kazakhstan. And has held a bilateral meeting with President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Vladimir Putin arrived in Astana late last night. And already had a bilateral meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
One of the main topics of the meeting of the Supreme Council of the Eurasian economic Union - the creation of a single energy market. And this is about two-thirds of mutual trade in the framework of the EAEU. The EEU is almost 200 million people, total gross domestic product - about 5 trillion rubles. The free movement of goods, services and capital.
Because the interest in the integration project is shown far beyond the borders of the Union. For example, in China. Beijing offers to unite the trade flows in the framework of the Chinese initiative "Economic silk road". In addition, soon will begin negotiations on the possible establishment of a free trade zone with Israel. The interest in the EEU also has Iran, India and dozens of other countries.
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