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 Yerlan Idrissov. Photo courtesy of Turar Kazangapov
Minsk agreement might fail again: Kazakhstan's Idrissov

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov has expressed concerns over the implementation of the agreement signed in Minsk.

Minsk agreement might fail again: Kazakhstan's Idrissov
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Imports of Russian products to Kazakhstan to be discussed at special bilateral meeting

The time of the meeting is to be shortly agreed on, according to Andrei Slepnev, Minister of Trade of the Eurasian Economic Committee.

Imports of Russian products to Kazakhstan to be discussed at special bilateral meeting
Islam Karimov and Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of the press service of the Presidental Palace
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Eurasian Union

Two biggest Central Asian economies may become competitors if both are in the Eurasian Economic Union. For now, as Uzbek President expresses disinterest in joining the union, the bilateral cooperation and ties are strengthening.

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Eurasian Union
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Calls to ban Russian imports voiced in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstani enterprises find themselves under increasing pressure with cheap products being imported from Russia. Some are calling for customs duties on the border between the Kazakhstan and Russia to be reintroduced.

Calls to ban Russian imports voiced in Kazakhstan
Olzhas Khudaibergenov. Photo courtesy of Olzhas Khudaibergenov
Kazakh expert suggests reintroducing customs border with Russia

A Kazakh expert has suggested reintroducing customs borders with Russia to protect Kazakhstan against the negative dynamics in the Russian economy.

Kazakh expert suggests reintroducing customs border with Russia
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Extremists from Kyrgyzstan see new opportunities in Kazakhstan and Eurasian Union

Kazakh political analyst Dosym Satpayev claims the newly established Eurasian Economic Union has created new opportunities for extremists from Kyrgyzstan.

Extremists from Kyrgyzstan see new opportunities in Kazakhstan and Eurasian Union
Photo courtesy of anhor.uz
Russian central bank restricts transactions with Kazakhstani suppliers

Central Bank of Russia has restricted transactions involving Kazakhstani suppliers to prevent money laundering and tax evasion.

Russian central bank restricts transactions with Kazakhstani suppliers
Illustration © Tengrinews
EEU to develop 22 regulations for products and services

The Eurasian Economic Union has began its with from developing regulations concerning various products and services.

EEU to develop 22 regulations for products and services
Presidents of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and President of Russia Vladimir Putin ©RIA Novosti
Eurasian Economic Union enters into force

The largest economic union in the CIS since the fall of the USSR has entered into force.

Eurasian Economic Union enters into force
Photo courtesy of Eurasian Economic Commission
Single services market to come into effect in Eurasian Union

Eurasian Union member states activating single services market in more than 40 service sectors.

Single services market to come into effect in Eurasian Union
Illustration © tengrinews.kz.
EEU to sign agreements on protection of intellectual property in 2015

Kazakhstan Minister of Justice Berik Imashev observed recent trends in registration and protection of trademarks, copyrights and other types of intellectual property in Kazakhstan.

EEU to sign agreements on protection of intellectual property in 2015
Photo © Kazinform
Nurly Zhol infrastructure project to strengthen EEU: Nazarbayev

President of Kazakhstan spoke about Nurly Zhol project during a nationwide teleconference dedicated to the Day of Industrialization.

Nurly Zhol infrastructure project to strengthen EEU: Nazarbayev
Photo courtesy of the press service of Akorda
Nazarbayev speaks about launching Eurasian Economic Union

The Eurasian Economic Union is coming into force on January 1, 2015. Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about the new integration union and what it meant for the member states.

Nazarbayev speaks about launching Eurasian Economic Union
President Nazarbayev. Akorda ©
Economic Eurasian Union bears no resemblance to USSR: President Nazarbayev

When asked what event was the most significant for Kazakhstan in 2014, President named signing of the agreement to launch the Eurasian Economic Union back in May.

Economic Eurasian Union bears no resemblance to USSR: President Nazarbayev
Vladimir Putin. RIA Novosti ©
According to Putin, Eurasian Economic Union will help Kazakhstan to cope with economic crisis

The statement was made in the annual press conference broadcasted on Russia 24 TV Channel December 18. President Putin emphasized that the crisis had been triggered by external factors.

According to Putin, Eurasian Economic Union will help Kazakhstan to cope with economic crisis
©Tengrinews file illustration
Road to Eurasian Economic Union bumpier than it seems

With Belarus restoring customs posts weeks before the Eurasian Economic Union comes into force, what are the parties' roles in the new integration project?

Road to Eurasian Economic Union bumpier than it seems
Ak Orda presidential residence in Astana, Kazakhstan. Photo courtesy of Dmitri Medvedev's Instagram.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Russia’s PM Dmitry Medvedev

Shared customs borders, freedom of movement of people and cargoes [within the Eurasian Economic Union to be launched January 1] are a great benefit for people of the two nations: President Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Russia’s PM Dmitry Medvedev
Photo courtesy of cont.ws
Russian official says dollar, euro could be banned in Eurasian Union; Kazakh National Chamber of Entrepreneurs responds

Kazakh officials have responded to the remakrs of the chairman of the board of directors of Russia’s National Payment Council, who said that the EEU could see a ban on interstate transactions in dollars and euros.

Russian official says dollar, euro could be banned in Eurasian Union; Kazakh National Chamber of Entrepreneurs responds
Photo courtesy of liter.kz
Eurasian parliament creation off EEU agenda?

Representatives of three Eurasian Economic Union countries - Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus, have shown in their statements that creation of a Eurasian parliament is not a question to ponder on in the near future.

Eurasian parliament creation off EEU agenda?
Photo courtesy of akorda.kz
Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev meets Russia’s Duma Chairman Sergey Naryshkin

The Union is facing a raft of economic problems due to falling prices for major commodities. (…) However, physical volume of the trade turnover is on the rise, (…) with new JVs being launched: President Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev meets Russia’s Duma Chairman Sergey Naryshkin

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