Urdu Point | 10 September 2019
Egypt-EAEU to reach free trade zone agreement by mid-2020 - Egypt’s Trade Minister
by Faizan Hashmi
CAIRO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 10th October, 2019) The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Egypt may sign a free trade zone agreement by mid-2020, Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar told Sputnik on Thursday.
In June, Russian Trade and Industry Minister Denis Manturov said that the two sides would reach an agreement sometime in 2020.
"This month, the third round of [EAEU-Egypt] talks will take place in Cairo. I believe that the negotiation process will be completed by the middle of next year and then we will reach a final agreement," Nassar said.