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The Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC or EAEC) was put into motion on 10 October 2000 when Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan signed the treaty. EurAsEC was formally created when the treaty was finally ratified by all five member states in May 2001. EurAsEC grew out of the CIS Customs Union. All the members of EurAsEC are also members of the older Commonwealth of Independent States and the relationship between the two organisations is ambiguous. Flag of EURASEC File links The following pages link to this file: Belarus Kazakhstan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Template:Eurasian Economic Community Eurasian Economic Community ... Flag of EURASEC File links The following pages link to this file: Belarus Kazakhstan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Template:Eurasian Economic Community Eurasian Economic Community ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Flag of the CIS The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (in Russian: Содружество Независимых Государств (СНГ) - Sodruzhestvo Nezavisimykh Gosudarstv) is a confederation, or alliance, consisting of 11 former Soviet Republics: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. ...


Having common borders with the rest of the community is a prerequisite for full membership.


In May 2002, Moldova and Ukraine were granted observer status within EurAsEC; however, Ukraine subsequently declared its desire not to become a full member state. Armenia received observer status in April 2003.


Recent developments in Ukraine and Moldova during 2004 and 2005 are demonstrating that these countries currently don't want full membership in the organisation. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Uzbekistan applied for membership in October 2005 [1] when the process of merging of Central Asian Cooperation Organization (CACO) and the Eurasian Economic Community began. It joined on 25 January 2006. It is not clear what will happen to the status of current CACO observers, that are not observers to EurAsEC (Georgia and Turkey). Map of the CACO. : Member states. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


With the revival of EurAsEC in 2005 there is a possibility for the Common Economic Space agenda to be implemented in its framework with or without the participation of Ukraine. Flag of the CIS The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (in Russian: Содружество Независимых Государств (СНГ) - Sodruzhestvo Nezavisimykh Gosudarstv) is a confederation, or alliance, consisting of 11 former Soviet Republics: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. ...


The current Secretary General of EurAsEC is Grigory Rapota. A large number of international organizations and other bodies have a secretary general or secretary-general as their chief administrative officers or in other administrative capacities. ...

Contents


Members

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Map of EurAsEC.

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Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz: Кыргызстан) is a country in Central Asia. ...

Aims

A 2005 EEC meeting in Russia
A 2005 EEC meeting in Russia

The aims of EurAsEC include: Image File history File links Lukashenko_EEC_St_Petersburg_2006. ... Image File history File links Lukashenko_EEC_St_Petersburg_2006. ...

  • Full-scale customs union and common market.
  • Harmonisation of customs tariffs.
  • Development of common guidelines on border security.
  • Establishment of the general rules of trade in goods and in services and of their access to the domestic markets.
  • The introduction of the standardised currency exchange regulation and of currency control.
  • Development and the implementation of the joint programmes of social and economic development.
  • Creation of equal conditions for production and entrepreneurial activity.
  • The formation of the common market for transport services and united transport system.
  • The formation of general energy market.
  • Equal rights for citizens of participating states to obtain medical aid.
  • Equal rights for citizens of participating states to enter into higher education.
  • Rapprochement and the harmonisation of national legislation.

A customs union is a free trade area with a Common External Tariff. ... The European Community (EC), most important of three European Communities, was originally founded on March 25, 1957 by the signing of the Treaty of Rome under the name of European Economic Community. ... A tariff is a tax on imported goods. ... Border stone at Passo San Giacomo between Val Formazza in Italy and Val Bedretto in Switzerland Borders define geographic boundaries of political entities or legal jurisdictions, such as governments, states or subnational administrative divisions. ... In finance, the exchange rate between two currencies specifies how much one currency is worth in terms of the other. ... Development has meaning in several contexts: Science and Engineering Biological development of embryos in the context of developmental biology Child development (physical emphasis) or post-natal human development (pediatrics, etc) Software engineering, the methodology and process of development of computer software Technology development in industry, as in Software development New... Health care or healthcare is one of the worlds largest and fastest growing professions. ... The University of Cambridge is an institute of higher learning. ...

Institutional framework

  • Intergovermental Council
  • Secretariat
  • Commission of the Permanent Representatives
  • Interstate parliamentary Assembly
  • Law Court of the Association
  • Integration Committee

Comparision with other regional blocs

Most active regional blocs
Regional
bloc
1
Area (km²) Population GDP (PPP) ($US) Member
states
1
in millions per capita
EU 3,977,487 460,124,266 11,723,816 25,480 25
CARICOM 462,344 14,565,083 64,219 4,409 14+1 3
ECOWAS 5,112,903 251,646,263 342,519 1,361 15
CEMAC 3,020,142 34,970,529 85,136 2,435 6
EAC 1,763,777 97,865,428 104,239 1,065 3
CSN 17,339,153 370,158,470 2,868,430 7,749 10
GCC 2,285,844 35,869,438 536,223 14,949 6
SACU 2,693,418 51,055,878 541,433 10,605 5
COMESA 3,779,427 118,950,321 141,962 1,193 5
NAFTA 21,588,638 430,495,039 12,889,900 29,942 3
ASEAN 4,400,000 553,900,000 2,172,000 4,044 10
SAARC 5,136,740 1,467,255,669 4,074,031 2,777 8
Agadir 1,703,910 126,066,286 513,674 4,075 4
EurAsEC 20,789,100 208,067,618 1,689,137 8,118 6
CACM 422,614 37,816,598 159,536 4,219 5
PARTA 528,151 7,810,905 23,074 2,954 12+2 3
Reference
blocs and
countries
2
Area (km²) Population GDP (PPP) ($US) Political
divisions
in millions per capita
UN 133,178,011 6,411,682,270 55,167,630 8,604 191
India 3,287,590 1,102,600,000 3,433,000 3,100 35
China 9,596,960 1,306,847,624 7,249,000 5,200 33
USA 9,631,418 296,900,571 11,190,000 39,100 50
Canada 9,984,670 32,507,874 958,700 29,800 13
Russia 17,075,200 143,782,338 1,282,000 8,900 89
1 Including data only for full and most active members

2 The first two states in the World by area, population and GDP (PPP)
3 Including non-sovereign autonomous entities of other states
A trade bloc is a large free trade area or near-free trade area formed by one or more tax, tariff and trade agreements. ... The Caribbean Community and Common Market or CARICOM was established by the Treaty of Chaguaramas [1] which came into effect on August 1, 1973. ... The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded on May 28, 1975 when fifteen West African countries signed the Treaty of Lagos. ... States of CEMAC The Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (or CEMAC from its name in French, Communauté Économique et Monétaire de lAfrique Centrale) is an organization of states of Central Africa established to promote economic integration among countries that share a common currency, the CFA franc. ... EAC The three states that make up the East African Community The East African Community (EAC) is a customs union in East Africa, consisting of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. ... The South American Community of Nations (CSN) (Spanish: Comunidad Sudamericana de Naciones, Portuguese: Comunidade Sul-Americana de Nações, Dutch: Zuid-Amerikaanse Statengemeenschap) will be a continent-wide free trade zone that will unite two existing free-trade organizations—Mercosur and the Andean Community—eliminating tariffs for non-sensitive products... ... The Southern African Customs Union has five members: Botswana Lesotho Namibia South Africa Swaziland It dates back to colonial days (1910). ... The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, is a free trade area with twenty one member states stretching from Egypt to Namibia. ... The North American Free Trade Agreement, known usually as NAFTA, links Canada, the United States, and Mexico in a free trade sphere. ... Hymn: The ASEAN Hymn Seat of Secretariat Jakarta Secretary General Ong Keng Yong Area  - Total 4,480,000 km2 Population  - Total (2004)  - Density 592,000,000 122. ... Member states  India  Pakistan  Bangladesh  Sri Lanka  Afghanistan  Nepal  Maldives  Bhutan Observer nations  China (PRC)  Japan The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, or SAARC, proposed by Ziaur Rahman, the then-president of Bangladesh, was established on December 8, 1985. ... The Euro-Mediterranean free trade area (EU-MEFTA) is based on the Barcelona Process and European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). ... The Central American Common Market (abbreviated CACM - in Spanish: Mercado Común Centroamericano, abbreviated MCCA) is an economic trade organization between five nations of Central America. ... The Pacific Islands Forum is an inter-governmental consultative organ which aims to enhance cooperation between the independent countries of the Pacific Ocean and represent their interests. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization that describes itself as a global association of governments facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, and social equity. ... A trade bloc is a large free trade area or near-free trade area formed by one or more tax, tariff and trade agreements. ... This is a list of the countries of the world sorted by area. ... Sovereignty is the exclusive right to exercise supreme authority over a geographic region or group of people, such as a nation or a tribe. ...

██ smallest value among the blocs compared

██ largest value among the blocs compared


During 2004. Source: CIA World Factbook 2005, IMF WEO Database World Factbook 2005 cover The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ...

See also

Map of the CACO. : Member states. ... In the framework of Commonwealth of Independent States the CIS Collective Security Treaty (CST) was signed on May 15, 1992, by Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, in the city of Tashkent. ... The Post-Soviet states, also commonly known as former Soviet republics, are the independent nations which split off from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in its breakup in 1991. ... This is list only of international organizations. ...

External links

  • Eurasian Economic Community Website

  Results from FactBites:
 
Eurasian Economic Community - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (397 words)
The Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC or EAEC) was put into motion on 10 October 2000 when Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan signed the treaty.
With the revival of EurAsEC in 2005 there is a possibility for the Common Economic Space agenda to be implemented in its framework with or without the participation of Ukraine.
Development and the implementation of the joint programmes of social and economic development.
EURASIAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY (1050 words)
The new Eurasian Economic Community agreement signed in the Kazakhstani capital Astana in October 2000 was based upon existing customs union agreements, but was designed as the logical next step in an incremental movement toward policy harmonization.
The EEC is designed to function as a regional international organization, and will be recognized as such by the United Nations.
While the EEC is not intended to limit the sovereignty of its member states, it does provide for the delegation to the EEC of some negotiating responsibilities within international organizations.
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