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14 October 2021, 18:25

Almaty to host next EAEU summit on 10 December

MOSCOW, 14 October (BelTA) - The next meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council will be held in Almaty on 10 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).

Commenting on today's summit held via a video link, the EEC noted: the heads of state of the Eurasian Economic Union were informed about the progress in aligning the approaches to pricing and tariff formation in the common gas market of the Eurasian Economic Union and to setting the tariff for the transportation of gas from third countries for domestic consumption. "At the moment, concepts and programs for the formation of common markets for gas, oil and petroleum products have been approved, and measures to implement them are currently underway," the press service emphasized. “As the EAEU develops the common gas market it will pay particular attention to pricing, bolstering exchange trade and ensuring equal access to gas transportation systems. In particular, we are working on the procedure for exchange trade together with the governments of the participating countries and national exchanges. The common gas market is planned to be launched from 2025."

The heads of the EAEU member states launched the second stage of the project to form the common markets for oil and petroleum products and summed up the results of the first stage: all the planned activities of this stage were completed.

The heads of the EAEU member states also adopted a statement on economic cooperation of the EAEU member states on the climate agenda.

"The Supreme Council has amended the list of sensitive goods in respect of which the import customs duties are changed by the EEC Council. The list has been amended to bring it in line with the new edition of the Eurasian Economic Union's Commodity Nomenclature of Foreign Economic Activity, which is planned to be put into effect on 1 January 2022," the press service added.

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