Rus News Journal

Creation of the Customs union of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan is almost finished

by Alma - Ate (Kazakhstan) has come to the end on September, 24th the Investment forum “ the Customs union - integration break of EvrAzES “.
the Present forum has passed with a view of strengthening of interaction of business circles of member countries EvrAzEs (Belarussija, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan), and also for attraction of investments into innovative projects in the new favorable conditions connected with accelerated formation of Customs union EvrAzEs.
Participants of a forum have considered and have approved key documents which become a basis for the Customs union and will start to operate since January, 1st, 2010.
“ elimination of customs and trading barriers in mutual trade will promote economic growth and will provide by 2015, according to experts and scientists, an additional gain of gross national product of the states of the Customs Union on 15 - 18 % “ - Secretary general EvrAzEs Tair Mansurov has noted in the performance.
the decision on creation of the Customs union by presidents of the countries EvrAzEs was accepted on October, 6th 2007γ. They had been confirmed the plan of action, according to which during 2007 - 2010γγ. It was necessary to create contract - legal base.
formation of uniform customs territory assumes cancellation of customs borders between the countries of the Customs union and carrying over of all kinds of the state control, except boundary, on customs border of the Union. It is planned that on Belarus - the Russian border control will be already excellent since July, 1st 2010γ., and on Kazakhstan - since July, 1st 2011γ.
In forum work have taken part: the Euroasian business council (EDS) at participation and support of Secretary of Integration committee EvrAzEs, TPP the Russian Federation, RSPP, Associations financially - industrial groups of Russia, the Group of companies “ METROPOL “ joint-stock company “ Astana Finans “ the Euroasian bank of development.
Among 210 participants - representatives of state bodies and public organisations of the states-participants EvrAzEs, financial and industrial business - structures and scientific circles.