EEU focus should be on energy, exports and manufacturing – Kobyakov

EEU leaders at first Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, February 2015

EEU leaders at first Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, February 2015

EEU focus: A common energy market and increased cooperation in the fields of export and manufacturing cooperation were yesterday (February 6) identified as some of the key items on the Eurasian Economic Union agenda for 2015 by Belarus Prime minister Andrei Kobyakov. “It is time for us to determine the destiny of the term Eurasian Economic Union product. All of us are extremely cautious about the initiative for now and Belarus is no exception,” he said at the inaugural meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council outside of Moscow.“We may need to answer the question of who the domestic producers are if we are to unite efforts to promote their products, including beyond the borders of the Eurasian Economic Union. We believe it is necessary to get down to the development of rules to determine the Eurasian Economic Union origin of products.” BeIta