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India starts negotiations with Eurasian Economic Union to establish free trade area

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Russian Construction | 11 January 2016

India starts negotiations with Eurasian Economic Union to establish free trade area

Negotiations between India and the Eurasian Economic Union regarding the establishment of a free trade area will start in the year 2017, the head of the Russian Trade Mission in India, Yaroslav Tarasyuk, announced on Wednesday.

Late in December 2016, a decision to start talks on the preparation of an agreement on a free trade zone between Iran, Egypt, India and Singapore was taken at a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council held in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

“Russia is a part of the Eurasian Economic Union. This is a huge market to be tapped by India… We are starting negotiations on a free trade zone this year,” said Yaroslav Tarasyuk, speaking at a Russian-Indian business forum within the framework of Energetic Gujarat summit.


 source: Russian Construction