ArmInfo. The countries of the Eurasian Economic Union took a break of 10 days in order to evaluate the proposals on import duties. This was reported to reporters by the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, TASS reports.
"We brought the positions closer, took a break for 10 days in order to work out proposals that have arisen at the national levels," said Siluanov, answering the question about the decision on fees.
On August 9, a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council takes place in Kyrgyzstan. The meeting's agenda includes issues of integration interaction in the Eurasian Economic Union, the development of supranational regulation within the EAEU. It is supposed to give priority attention to the formation of the common financial market of the union and the development of promising initiatives in the field of industry and the digital economy.
During the meeting, it is planned to sign an agreement on the transboundary movement of hazardous waste through the customs territory of the Union, a protocol on amendments to the Treaty on the Joint College of Customs Services of the Member States of the Customs Union of June 22, 2011, and also approve the concept of transboundary information exchange within the EAEU.
To recall, in May last year, the Armenian parliament ratified the protocol "On the application of certain provisions of the Treaty on the Accession of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union of May 29, 2014, signed on December 23, 2014." The document provided for a change in the shares in the distribution of customs duties between the EAEU countries. According to these changes, the share of Armenia increased from 0.11% to 1.22%, the share of Belarus was 4.56%, Kazakhstan - 7.055%, Kyrgyzstan - 1.9%, Russia - 85.265%. In 2015, Armenia transferred 35 billion drams to the "common boiler", and received 55 billion drams; in 2016, 52 billion drams were received, with a deduction of 34 billion drams.