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    The bill, intoduced by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, proposes to make the Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS) responsible for collecting information about mutual trade statistics between Moscow and the EEU states and to fine people or entities, who will not provide the FCS with proper statistical information.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev introduced a draft bill to the parliament, aimed at enhancing trade statistics between Russia and members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the government portal said Monday.

    "To introduce to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation a draft federal law 'About introduction of amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation in the context of rules' enhancing of mutual trade statistics between the Russian Federation and member-states of the Eurasian Economic Union,'" the statement said.

    According to the statement, the bill proposes to make the Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS) responsible for collecting information about mutual trade statistics between Moscow and the EEU states and to fine people or entities, who will not provide the FCS with proper statistical information.

    The EEU is a bloc conceived to streamline the flow of goods, capital and labor between its member nations, namely Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan. It was officially launched on January 1, 2015.


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