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21 April 2021, 18:57

Belarus' vice premier to take part in EEC Council session

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MINSK, 21 April (BelTA) – Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister, member of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Igor Petrishenko will take part in an online session of the EEC Council on 22-23 April, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian government.

The agenda of the session will include 35 matters concerning international activities, technical regulation, customs and tariff regulation. Plans are in plans to approve the draft decision of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council on the main guidelines of the macroeconomic policy of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states for 2021-2022. This framework document outlines the most important short- and medium-term tasks for the EAEU member states. It is aimed at achieving goals in the main avenues of the EAEU economic development and provides recommendations on fulfilling them.

On the initiative of Belarus, participants of the meeting will also review the draft decision of the EEC Council that provides for extending the validity term of the special tariff on goods that are imported by the EAEU member states to forestall and prevent the spread of the coronavirus until 30 June 2022.

The EEC Council will also discuss amendments to the technical regulations of the Customs Union on safety of equipment operating under excessive pressure, on common mechanisms for cryptographic protection in labeling products with identification means, and on customs and tariff regulations (on optical glass rods, white sugar, silicon, and goods used for the production of solar batteries).

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