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20 June 2022, 18:58

Eurasian Intergovernmental Council session in progress in Minsk

MINSK, 20 June (BelTA) – A private session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council is taking place in Minsk. Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko is taking part in it, BelTA has learned.

The heads of government of the Eurasian Economic Union member states are expected to discuss the introduction of goods marking with identification means in the Eurasian Economic Union, the establishment of a commission for manufacturing cooperation and import substitution in high-priority and high-tech branches of the manufacturing sector, and a joint action program of the Eurasian Economic Union member states on protecting consumer rights. Members of the council will get reports from the Eurasian Economic Commission regarding the evaluation of the regulatory impact of the commission's draft resolutions in 2021, the state of competition on transboundary markets and the measures being taken to stop violations of general competition rules. A report on realizing projects within the framework of the digital agenda of the Eurasian Economic Union will be presented as well.

For the sake of further integration of the national transport systems of the Eurasian Economic Union countries into the world transport system and for the sake of increasing trade volumes participants of the session are expected to discuss the development of transport infrastructure of Eurasian transport corridors and routes, including those belonging to the international transport corridors East-West and North-South.

Apart from that, the agenda includes discussions about matters concerning digital trade, cooperation in customs affairs, the fulfillment of previous instructions given by the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, and other things.

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