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Russia woos India to sign trade pact with Eurasian Economic Union
Moscow hopes to show global heavyweights take its bloc seriously. India’s exit from the RCEP could pave the way for it to sign an agreement with the EAEU instead.
Seoul, Moscow to hold 3rd round of FTA talks on service sector
South Korea said it plans to hold the 3rd round of FTA negotiations with Russia in the service and investment segments this week, as the country endeavors to diversify its trade portfolio amid protectionism.
Gazprom v. Ukraine’s arbitration
Ukraine settled an investment-treaty arbitration with Russian gas company Gazprom.
Swiss court orders Russia to pay damages to Ukrainian firms
The Swiss Federal Court has ordered Russia to pay CHF80 million ($82.1 million) in damages to 12 Ukrainian firms confiscated after the 2014 annexation of Crimea.
As the Eurasian Union looks east, its deals do not benefit all members equally
The EAEU is shopping for partners in Asia. Middle finger to the West or sound trade policy?
Recent developments in “Crimean” investment arbitration claims
While the geopolitical tensions remain, the legal landscape continues to evolve. It seems likely that more claims will be brought in each direction.
Iran-EAEU PTA comes into effect Sunday
This agreement includes 862 products, with 360 related to Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and 502 to Iran.
Ukraine denied reconsideration of $112 mln dispute with Russia’s Tatneft
The Supreme Court of Russia denied a motion lodged by Ukraine demanding reconsideration of a ruling in Ukraine’s $112 million dispute with Russia’s Tatneft oil company.
Iran joins Russia-led trade bloc with cautious optimism
The Rouhani administration and parliamentarians alike are eager to implement policies that may help bolster Iran’s economy as sanctions cause a sharp recession.
Mauritius wants to sign FTA with Eurasian Economic Union ’in near future’ - President
Mauritius wants to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union "in the near future," Paramasivum P. Vyapoory, the acting president of the island nation said.
EU warns Belgrade over free trade deal with Russia’s Eurasia
The European Commission is closely following the talks about a free trade deal between Serbia and the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union.
Russian oligarch’s compensation case against Montenegro ‘rejected’
Montenegro claimed victory after an international arbitration court declined to rule on a reported 600-million-euro claim brought by Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska.
Russia strengthens its position in Yukos case over past three years — defense rep
The Russian side appealed that a number of provisions of the Energy Charter Treaty could not be applied to the Russian Federation because it did not ratify it.
Seoul, Moscow to hold 2nd round of FTA negotiations on service sector
South Korea’s trade ministry said Monday it plans to hold the second round of FTA negotiations with Russia in the service and investment segments, in line with the government’s efforts to deepen bilateral economic ties.
S. Korea, Russia to form joint investment fund, accelerate FTA talks
The two nations agreed to speed up free trade negotiations in the service and investment sectors with a goal of striking the deal in 2020.
Why is Iceland the focus of Washington’s new trade strategy?
A free trade deal with Iceland has an important benefit: It’s part of a broader plan to boost America’s presence in the Arctic region as a bulwark against Russia and China.
Hague court declines Russia’s request to reconsider liability under PrivatBank’s Crimea claim
PrivatBank commenced the arbitration on April 13, 2015, for breaches of the Russian Federation’s obligations towards PrivatBank’s assets in Crimea.
Putin, Netanyahu agree to boost talks on EAEU-Israeli free trade agreement - Lavrov
Russian President and Israeli Prime Minister expressed a wish to boost adjusting agreements on a free trade area between Israel and the Eurasian Economic Union.
EEU FTA in progress
Thailand could see a windfall in bilateral trade though an upcoming free trade agreement (FTA) with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).
Singapore to join Russia-led free-trade zone in October
One of the leading Asian economies, Singapore, is set to ink a free trade agreement with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union.