The EU is ready to cooperate with Belarus in the procedure for obtaining the status of a market economy country for the purpose of anti-dumping investigations.
This was stated by Director of trade defense measures Directorate General of Foreign Trade Commission Stefan Dypeper.
"It is too early to draw conclusions, but the start of the process is given, and we look forward to a successful cooperation", — said Sh.Dypeper at a seminar in Minsk, Interfax reports.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Andrew Evdochenko told reporters that Belarus receive market economy status is not possible without the technical procedures for anti-dumping investigations and calculations, which makes the European Commission for the adoption of such measures of protection.
On Evdochenko, "Market status provides specific advantages in favor of the manufacturer, in respect of which the investigation is conducted, and can be taken sanctions. "
To recognize the market economy in Belarus, a country must meet three requirements. We need to create the most favorable business conditions, to establish a regular exchange of information with the European Commission to market reforms and liberalization of the economy. A third condition A.Evdochenko called "political context".
Noting that this is a long process, he did not give a specific date of his termination, but promised a "responsible and consistent" with the actions of the Belarusian side.
Belarus started the job of getting into the market status 2009y.