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    Russia Upgrades Arctic Airports & Ports As Part Of Northern Sea Passage Infrastructure

    Four strategic airports in Russia’s Arctic are in the process of being upgraded as the government plans for the development of the Northern Sea Route’s infrastructure begin to take shape.

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    Russian Markets Up 27% In 2019 As Investors Look At Fundamentals Beyond Sanctions

    Russian stocks, bonds and the ruble have all increased in value during 2019 as investors see economic recovery and catches up with other emerging markets. Equities in Moscow are poised for their best annual performance in three years: The MOEX Russia Index, https://www.moex.com/en/ the main ruble-denominated stocks benchmark, has rallied over 27% so far, while[…..]

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    Russia Developing Commercial ‘Moon Lift’ Lunar Transport Carrier

    Following Chinese calls for a Special Economic Zone on the Moon Russia has been developing lunar equipment that would see mining activities be realised.

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    Iran-Eurasian Economic Union Trade Hits US$330 Million A Month Since FTA Signed Off

    Mehdi Mirashrafi, the Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) has said that the value of Iran’s share of preferential trade with Eurasian countries has reached US$194.2 million since the trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was implemented on October 27 up to the end of November

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    Russian Commercial Passenger Aviation Up 10.6% In 2019

    Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency has said that the total number of passengers carried by the various Russian airlines increased 10.6% Year on Year to it 119.2 million passengers. Passenger turnover rose to 300 billion passenger kilometers. Russia’s aviation passenger volume is roughly equivalent to that of Brazil, Germany and Japan. China carries about 600[…..]

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    Western Union Payment System Being Removed From Russia-Central Asian Transactions

    In moves that echo Russia’s desire to promote alternative payment systems to American networks such as SWIFT, transactions between Russia and Tajikistan via Western Union, one of the largest regional operators, have been banned. Western Union is a US-owned money transfer system, and is a major operator in Central Asia. For many years, these remittances[…..]

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    Russian Ambassador To EU Hoping For “New EU Cycle” Of EU-Russia Relations

    Vladimi Chizov, Russia’s long-serving EU ambassador expects ‘a new beginning” in EU-Russia relations during the new EU institutional cycle, he said during a speech at a dinner hosted yesterday (10th December) to mark 30 years since the then USSR started relations with the European Union. Ambassador Chizhov’s background covers much of the history of the[…..]

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    Belarus-Chinese Special Economic Zone To Open In Vitebsk

    SEZ To Attract Chinese Investors Looking At EU & EU Investors Looking At Russia Belarussia’s Bremino Group and China’s Shaanxi Zhongqiao Silk Road Technology Development Company are to jointly develop an “International Silk Road Trade Center” in Bolbasovo, Orsha District, Vitebsk Oblast in Belarus. The facility, which is expected to be 62 hectares in size[…..]

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    Iran-Eurasian Economic Union FTA Cites 840 Products, With Trade Up 27%

    The Iran-Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Free Trade Agreement has now been operational since 27th October, and although at this stage a temporary agreement, is expected to become permanent in the next three years. Veronika Nikishina, the minister for trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission stated on Sunday that the EAEU nations “Were interested in trade[…..]

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    Russia-Britain 2019 Trade Expected To Hit £12 Billion

    Opportunities For British Businesses Targeting China In Russian Far East Boris Abramov, the Russian Trade Representative to the UK stated at the Russian-British Business Forum this week that Russia-UK trade had grown 8% in 2019 and was expected to reach £12 billion by the year end. The Russian-British Business Forum is an annual event aimed[…..]

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