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Canadian miner’s multi-million dollar suit against Kazakhstan dismissed
An international tribunal has dismissed a nearly $1 billion claim against Kazakhstan brought by a Canadian junior miner over a botched deal to operate gold mines in the country.
Kazakhstan, other EAEU countries to reduce import duties on Iran on 502 goods
At the plenary session of the Senate of Kazakhstan, the deputies adopted a law on ratification of a temporary agreement on the formation of a free trade zone between the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran
Kazakhstan looks beyond Central Asia for new trade opportunities
Kazakhstan aims to become one of the top 30 developed economies by 2050, it is imperative for the nation to continue to appear as an attractive trade partner and a destination for extra-regional investors.
The Belt and Road Initiative: Chinese agribusiness going global
The Belt and Road Initiative provides a framework for Chinese investment to enhance existing infrastructure as well as build new production sites and trade routes to better connect China with the rest of the world.
ASEAN mulling possibility to start talks over free trade deal with EAEU - Sergey Lavrov
ASEAN is considering the possibility to start negotiations with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on creation of a free trade agreement
Vietnam-EAEU FTA to motivate bilateral economic development
The economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and the EAEU has achieved important results after two years since the signing of the Free Trade Agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (Vietnam-EAEU FTA), contributing to creating a motivation for the economic development of each country and expanding cooperation in the region.
Kazakhstan’s frozen billions sound alarm for sovereign funds
The case is one of several brought to courts in Europe by Moldovan businessman Anatolie Stati who is attempting to force the Kazakh government to pay up in a dispute about his energy investments in the oil-rich country.
The US and Kazakhstan – An economic partnership for the 21st century
Kazakhstan and the United States cooperate within the framework of the Central Asia Trade and Investment Facilitation Agreement, which promotes increased trade within the region.
MEPs overwhelmingly ratify EU-Kazakhstan landmark partnership agreement
MEPs approved a landmark partnership deal with Kazakhstan, the EU’s first Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement with a Central Asian country.
‘FTA between India, Eurasian Economic Union soon’
Discussions on a free trade agreement between India and the Eurasian Economic Union are at an advanced stage and an agreement could be reached as early as the end of the year.
Canadian miners can take Kazakhstan to court for seized assets, rules tribunal
Eligible Canadian investors with property confiscated by the government of Kazakhstan are now legally entitled to international arbitration under the Canada/USSR BIT.
Eurasian Economic Union eyes free trade zone with Asia-Pacific countries — Medvedev
The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan may establish a free trade zone with the Asia-Pacific countries, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.
Kazakhstan may leave EEU if its interests are infringed: Nazarbayev
Kazakhstan has a right to withdraw from the Eurasian Economic Union if its interests are infringed, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev reminded in an interview to Khabar TV Channel.
The geopolitics of the Eurasian Economic Union
The deal signed last week by Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan to create a Eurasian Economic Union is yet another countermeasure against US and European attempts to isolate Russia.
Talks on free trade agreement among CU and EFTA countries held in Astana
Negotiations on concluding a free trade agreement among the member-states of the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and the countries of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) are under way.
Peru starts talks on FTA with Russia, Turkey, Israel
Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva, said that Peru has started the first talks toward an eventual free trade agreement between Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, India, Indonesia, Turkey and Israel.
India to hold FTA plus talks with Customs Union troika
India and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will hold talks for a free trade agreement plus in June this year, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma and Chairman of Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Viktor Khristenko decided during their talks here on Tuesday.
It’s time for free trade pact with Russia, says India
India and the Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus will hold their first-ever talks on a free trade agreement with the arrival on Tuesday of Victor Khristenko, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission.
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.
European Free Trade Association and Customs Union negotiate on free trade agreement
Kazakh city of Astana hosts the seventh round of negotiations on free trade agreement between the member states of the Customs Union (CU) and the countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) on January 28-31, Kazakh Economy and Budget planning ministry reported on Monday.