Trade relations between the EU and its Eastern neighbours

Publishing date
14 May 2014
André Sapir

This video covers the event that took place at Bruegel on May 13. André Sapir, Senior Fellow at Bruegel, chairs a panel discussion on the economic and political aspects of the different combinations of trade arrangements on each of the regions. The video includes interviews with some of the panelists. 

Natalya Volchkova from the New Economic School, Moscow presents the effects on the Customs Union. Ricardo Giucci, German Economic Team Moldova and Belarus and German Advisory Group in Ukraine, discusses the effects on the Eastern countries. Finally, Roderick Abbott (ECIPE) tackles the impact on the EU. The video includes remarks by Marc Vanheukelen, European Commission, before the floor was opened for discussion.

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