This is in continuation of our earlier circulars requesting Comments on India's Wishlist for a trade agreement between India and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
Please note that, we have received reminder from the Foreign Trade (CIS) Division, Department of Commerce, GOI regarding Stakeholders inputs / feedback of India’s Wish List for Negotiations for Trade Agreement between India and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
As you might be aware, it is proposed to have a Trade Agreement between India and Eurasian Economic Union comprising Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russian Federation. First round of negotiations for the said Agreement are to commence shortly.
Before the negotiations, Wish Lists are to be exchanged between both the sides. In this context, please find attached the excel provided by DoC containing Wish List of the items under purview of Chemexcil for EAEU Member States. The list consists of 100 products of India's export interest identified for Early Harvest Approach for each of the EAEU members.
The following about the Wish lists are highlighted:
1) The Wish list has been prepared on the basis of India’s existing average exports to the EAEU and various modeling simulations.
2) These products at HS 8-digit (Indian Tariff lines) were subsequently matched with HS 10-digit (EAEU's Tariff lines) to identify the corresponding tariff levied by EAEU.
Members are requested to provide the inputs / feedback as per the enclosed wish list and revert by 24th February 2021 on the following email ids:
Your timely replies will enable FT-CIS, DoC get the desired inputs from the industry for FTA Negotiations.
Acting Executive Director