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Support for Kingdom in Russia FTA
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said Russian Ambassador to Cambodia Dmitry Tsvetkov has pledged to support Cambodia as it moves towards a free trade agreement (FTA) with the federation.
Kingdom, Russia set to boost trade, investment
Cambodia and Russia have pledged to increase bilateral trade and investment as the Kingdom aims to diversify its market through the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU).
Seoul, Moscow hold FTA talks for service sector
South Korea launched another round of trade talks with Russia to flesh out details on the two country’s pending free trade agreement (FTA) in the service and investment segments.
Joint statement of the People’s Republic of China and the Russian Federation on the development of a comprehensive strategic partnership for collaboration in the new era (full text)
The Russian Federation supports the "One Belt, One Road" initiative and China supports the integration process within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union.
India & Russia plan to open new trade route via Iran despite threat of US sanctions
Opening a long-pending multi-modal transportation corridor via Iran will be a big boost for bilateral trade between Russia and India, but it’s not just the economy at stake. This is a bold move against the threat of US sanctions.
Naftogaz seeks nearly $8 bln for assets expropriated by Russia in Crimea
Ukraine’s joint stock oil and gas company Naftogaz said the group seeks nearly $8 billion of compensation for its assets expropriated by Russia in Crimea.
Provisional application of the Energy Charter Treaty: Article 45(1) “Limitation Clause”
When it issued three interim awards for Yukos, the arbitral tribunal noted that the principle of provisional application of treaties was recognized under Russian law.
Court reinstates order for Russia to pay $50 bln over Yukos
A Dutch appeals court reinstated an international arbitration panel’s order that it should pay $50 billion compensation to shareholders in former oil company Yukos.
Russia eyes new trade agreement with post-Brexit UK — envoy
Russia would like to sign a new trade agreement with the United Kingdom after its departure from the European Union. However, it is premature to talk about this now.
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.