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    The UK Has Political Differences With Russia, But Free Trade Potential With The Eurasian Economic Union Is Growing By Default

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis London is pursuing an Asian trade development strategy that will ultimately lead it to trade cooperation with Moscow  The United Kingdom’s current relations with Russia are not the way London would like to see, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said during a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

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    Israel And EAEU Edge Closer To A Free Trade Agreement

    Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s had talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, with discussions running over five hours. That meant the Israeli delegation stayed longer than originally intended, leaving for Israel after the Shabbat (Saturday). The meetings were held in Sochi, Russia’s Black Sea resort, with the Israeli prime minister’s office adding that[…..]

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    Russia Considering VAT Reductions And Incentives For The Domestic Tourism Industry

    The Russian Ministry of Finance is looking into proposals from President Vladimir Putin to reduce the amount of VAT payable on tourism related services in order to give the industry a much-needed boost. VAT in Russia currently stands at 20%.

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    Russia And ASEAN Agree Roadmap For Potential Trade Integration

    2021-25 Program has an eye on a potential Free Trade Agreement between ASEAN & The EAEU Russia and ASEAN have agreed to enhance and widen economic cooperation at the 10th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-Russia Consultations held in September 2021, including the adoption of a revised ASEAN-Russia Trade and Investment Cooperation Work Program for the 2021-25 period.

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    Russia Aims To Be Carbon Neutral By 2060

    Russian President Vladimir Putin stated last week that Russia — one of the world’s biggest producers of oil and gas and the world’s third-ever largest historical emitter of carbon — is aiming for carbon neutrality by 2060.

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    Russian Manufacturers & Exporters Gaining From China’s Heilongjiang Free Trade Zone

    Access to the China market amongst booming bilateral trade sees Russian businesses invest in the border region Heilongjiang FTZ  China’s northernmost Free Trade Zone, the Heilongjiang pilot free trade zone, has recently celebrated its second anniversary and has been enjoying a boom while other areas have seen trade suppressed due to COVID outbreaks.

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    Eurasian Economic Union Free Trade Agreement Negotiations With Egypt At An ‘Advanced’ Stage

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis  Andrei Slepnev, the Minister for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EAEU) has talked about the plans to set up free trade zones between the Eurasian Economic Union and third countries. The EAEU includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia and fills a geographical area between China and the European Union.

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    Russia Considering Sovereign Government Green Bonds

    The Russian Ministry of Finance is working on issuing the first Russian government green bonds and is currently studying international experience in issuing similar securities, according to the Ministry Press service. Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development also supports the issue of Ecobonds and notes growing interest in them from various Russian regions and businesses. In the[…..]

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    Russia’s Hydrocarbon Sector Set For Long Term Gains From China’s Energy Crunch

    By Bob Savic, Senior Consultant, Dezan Shira & Associates  China energy’s crisis has been making global headlines these last few weeks with many Chinese regions, suffering energy deficits. Soaring demand in the aftermath of the global pandemic for energy, from the country’s giant industrial sector and higher-spending households, has collided with tight supplies of imports[…..]

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    Russia’s New Duty-Free Trade Zones

    Opportunities for duty free retail sales from Russian tourism hotspots in both Europe & Asia The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to extend its tax duty free experiment in the country until December 31 of 2022 to five more regions – Amur, Vladimir, Irkutsk, Pskov, and Kamchatka.

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