Netherlands and EAEU develop cooperation

Further development of mutual cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Netherlands were discussed by Alexander Subbotin Member of the Board – Minister in charge of Industry and Agriculture of the Eurasian Economic Commission, heads of diplomatic missions of the EAEU member countries and Dutch business representatives. Presentation titled "Eurasian Economic Union and the Netherlands: prospects and potential for further business cooperation" was held during this meeting

The Netherlands is one of our most important trade and economic partners. Trade between the EAEU and the country  amounted to 55.6 billion US dollars in 2018,  said Alexander Subbotin. Minister  also highlighted  increasing importance of developing a full-scale dialogue with business and expert community of the Netherlands.

In comparison to the previous year trade grew by 20.6%. At the same time, exports of goods from the EAEU to the Netherlands amounted to 51.2 billion US dollars, which is 23.2% more in comparing to 2018.

Gohar Barseghyan Deputy Director of the EEC Integration Development Department during holding a speech in the presentation informed about Union’s international activities with an emphasis on the European Union. Head of the Sanitary Measures Division of the EEC Boris Bokitko told about implementation of sanitary, phytosanitary, veterinary measures and their technical regulations in the EAEU.

As a part of the meeting Eurasian economic commission delegation visited «GD Animal Health Research Center» in Deventer. Sides discussed issues of cooperation in data exchanging in veterinary control, prevention, diagnosing and elimination of animal diseases.

Commission delegation also visited «IHC Merwede Opleidigen B.V.»  shipyard and discussed bilateral cooperation in the field of water resources development between the EAEU and the company. 

Another meeting was held with the President of the largest employer Association  of theNetherlands VNO-NCWHans de Boer. Between EAEU and Association reached an agreement on establishing close business cooperation.

Created at : 25.11.2019, 15:00, Updated at : 25.11.2019, 15:00