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02 July 2020, 19:32

Barriers in EAEU, economic stability measures amid COVID-19 pandemic discussed

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MOSCOW, 2 July (BelTA) – Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko met with Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich in Moscow on 2 July, the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission told BelTA.

Mikhail Myasnikovich informed Roman Golovchenko about results of the commission's work in H1 2020, in particular, about the measures the Eurasian Economic Commission had taken together with countries of the Eurasian Economic Union in order to ensure economic stability in conditions of the spreading coronavirus pandemic.

Roman Golovchenko and Mikhail Myasnikovich discussed the situation and prospects of addressing problems on the home market of the Eurasian Economic Union. The sides discussed problems arising from Russia's prohibition to import beef made by some Belarusian companies or transit the beef across Russia's territory to EAEU member states. Problems with moving goods across the Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan border were discussed as well. Roman Golovchenko and Mikhail Myasnikovich also talked about efforts to enable access of industrial goods made in EAEU member states to government procurement contracts in the Russian Federation. Other issues were discussed as well.

Mikhail Myasnikovich talked about goals and tasks of the high-level group in charge of resolving differences of opinion and addressing issues relating to the transportation of merchandise across borders of the EAEU member states. Items on the agenda of the next session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which is due in Minsk on 17 July, were discussed.

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