The EEU’s economy is recovering amid a pandemic due to joint efforts, says Russian Prime Minister – Business & Economy
CHOLPON-ATA, August 20. / TASS /. The economies of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are gradually recovering due to joint efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said at the meeting of the Eurasian Government Council on Friday.
“The pandemic time has shown that our Union is able to adapt quickly and flexibly to various challenges and changes. Thanks to joint efforts, the EAEU’s economy is gradually recovering. Macroeconomic indicators are not bad overall by the end of the first half of the year, agricultural production rose by 0.6%, industrial production – by 4.4%, manufacturing – by 6.5%, “he said.
Mischustin also noted “very good trade dynamics” within the EAEU member states and with third countries. He called for continued active efforts to remove barriers to the free movement of goods, services, capital and labor.