Kyrgyzstan is considering joining the customs union

The Kyrgyz government is studying the feasibility of joining the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia. This was August 19 told reporters the first Deputy Prime Minister Amangeldy Muraliev.

"It seems to me, Now Kyrgyzstan has no urgent need for entry into the Customs Union. Now we carefully analyze the situation and look at the benefits that exist for us. "

Deputy Prime Minister pointed out that in the case of Kyrgyzstan's accession to the Customs Union, "respectively vznimutstsa tariffs by about 10%." At the same time plus entry into the Union will have the opportunity to create additional Kyrgyzstan jobs development and production of new products.

"Previously Republic mainly re-exported goods made in China, we can now produce their own raw materials from China. As a result, it will create new jobs, especially for young people," — said Muraliev, noting Now that the unemployment rate in Kyrgyzstan is almost 20% of the economically active population.

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