Mongolian Ambassador meets EEC Minister for Trade

2020-03-25 13:10:04

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On March 24, Mongolian Ambassador to the Russian Federation D. Davaa visited the central office of the Eurasian Economic Commission in Moscow, where the Ambassador met with A. A. Slepnev, EEC Minister in charge of Trade.

With aims to expand the trade and economic cooperation between the EAEU and Mongolia, Mr.Slepnev proposed creating soon a joint working group to study the issue of concluding a Free Trade Agreement and determine economic efficiency and scope of this agreement.

Mr.Slepnev further noted that he intends to present the conclusion of the working group and the agreement at the meeting of the EEC Council to be held in September this year and take permission to commence official talks on establishing free trade agreement with the Mongolian side.

Ambassador D. Davaa congratulated A.A. Stepnev on his appointment as a member of the Board (Minister) for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission. He also thanked EEC for its collaboration to organize a business forum ‘Russia-Mongolia. Doing business in the single EAEU market’ and a fair ‘Made in Mongolia’ during the official visit of the Prime Minister of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh in December 2019. Ambassador D. Davaa also noted that he was pleased that concrete steps are being taken to conclude a Free Trade Agreement.