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Mishustin said that trade between the EAEU countries reached a maximum in 2021

Asia (bbabo.net), - The volume of trade between the EAEU states over the past year reached its maximum for the entire time of its existence and exceeded $73 billion. This was announced by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, speaking at a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council.

“The dynamics of the trade turnover of the EurAsEC states reflects the positive effect of the integration processes that we are discussing here. Over the past year, the volume of mutual trade between the states of the Union reached its maximum for the entire existence of our association. It exceeded $73 billion. This is almost 33% more than in 2020,” Mishustin said.

Mishustin noted that the EurAsEC member states, on a consensus basis, with respect for all points of view, continue to build a harmonious system of cooperation in all areas of the Union's activities in order to improve the quality of life of citizens and create the most comfortable business environment.

“If we talk about food products and agricultural raw materials, then here the growth is about 21%. The physical volume of mutual deliveries increased by 11%. The Russian ruble remained the main currency of settlements. And it was used to make 72% of payments,” he specified.

Mishustin said that trade between the EAEU countries reached a maximum in 2021