YEREVAN, June 2. /ARKA/. Armenia’s Customs Union membership to allow European investors to expand their presence in the Eurasian market, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said Monday as met with representatives of the Armenian foreign ministry and the country’s diplomats.
Besides, EU preferences for Armenian exporters enhance attractiveness of European markets for Armenians creating favorable environment for Armenian exports to Europe.
On January 1, 2014, GSP+ preferential trade regime was enforced for Armenia. It means more than 6,000 varieties of Armenian goods may be exported to EU countries at zero or downed customs duty.
The premier said that Armenia intends to use all chances to deepen either Eurasian or European integration.
In recent days, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said Yerevan intends to join the treaty for establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union before June 15.
His Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, said Armenia should join the union as soon as possible..-0---