The Centre’s reports

The key activities of the EDB Centre for Integration Studies include organisation and implementation of research projects dealing with a broad range of regional economic integration issues. The Centre’s research findings are presented in its analytical reports periodically published in the following main research directions:

Over the seven years since its inception, the EDB Centre for Integration Studies has become the leading analytical centre dealing with the Eurasian economic integration. Supported by acknowledged experts, it has published ca. 50 reports, which are publicly available, open-access resources. 

The Centre’s publications are distributed electronically. Subscription requests can be left here.

  • National Currencies in Mutual Payments within the EAEU: Barriers and Prospects
    The aim of this research project is to identify regulatory, institutional, economic, and other restrictions impeding the use of EAEU national currencies in settlements. Based on a high-level survey and a comprehensive analysis of its findings, the authors have developed recommendations on ways to strengthen the role of EAEU national currencies in mutual settlements. 
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  • EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017
    According to the new findings of the ongoing research project, Asian investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017.
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  • EDB Integration Barometer – 2017
    The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU, Union) continues to enjoy significant trust and support from between 50% and 83% of the population of its five member states, as well as Tajikistan (69%). At the same time, positive attitudes towards Eurasian integration have been declining gradually, both in the EAEU countries and beyond. 
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  • Eurasian Economic Union
    The monograph serves as a full-fledged introduction to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) — its institutions, legal foundation, evolution, and, above all, economic integration issues. The authors focus on the common markets for goods, services, capital, and labour, as well as the EAEU foreign economic policies.
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  • Monitoring of Mutual Investments in CIS Countries 2017
    According to the eighth report of a years-long research project, after three years of decline (2013-2015), mutual FDI of the EAEU member states grew by 15.9% reaching US $26.8 billion, mutual CIS and Georgia FDI stock increased by 7.9% to $45.1 billion.
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