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On the Prospects for the Development of the Eurasian Economic Union

Pavel A. Kadochnikov – Leading Researcher of the Gaidar Institute, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The paper considers possible directions for the development of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in the context of modern trends in international trade related to the changed balance of developed and developing countries, dynamics of barriers to trade, global value chains development and enhancement of the digital trade. The directions include the further removal of barriers and accelerated implementation of roadmaps for the common EAEU markets, increasing the effectiveness of the EAEU institutional bodies and the implementation of joint projects and promising areas of EAEU activities, including in the digital economy.

Key words: International trade, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), regional economic integration, tariff and non-tariff barriers, common EAEU markets.