Delegates led by the Director of the Department for the Development of Integration of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Sergey Shukhno visited Mongolia on 20-22 May. The State Secretary of the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, D.Damdinsuren, received the delegates, exchanging views on broadening trade and economic cooperation between Mongolia and the EEC, particularly, the possibilities of triggering joint research work on establishing a joint free trade agreement (FTA).
While agreeing to hold the third meeting of the joint working group of the Government of Mongolia and the EEC in October in Moscow, the sides decided to jointly organise a business meeting of Mongolian and the EEC’s businessmen during the third meeting.
The EEC delegates will also have meetings with such authorities as the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, the General Agency for Specialised Inspection, the Mongolian Agency for Standardisation and Metrology and the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry to share views on the possibilities of expanding bilateral cooperation. The EEC is a regional largest economic integration organization that includes five countries: the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.