The Eurasian Economic Union can become a development hub for a more encompassing Big Eurasia project. Todays agenda is extremely urgent for all concerned parties, with particular attention being paid to energy, transport and infrastructure, migration, and other issues. Many in European business are ready to cooperate and there is an interest in developing relations with EAEU economies. How can structural cooperation between the EU and the EAEU be fostered and is it possible to strike a comprehensive cooperation agreement? Will the global surge in protectionism impact the feasibility of a Big Eurasia project?