To WTO via Triadic Customs Union: Intentions and Reality

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2010-3-65-72

V. Baranov, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, 82/1, Vernadskogo Prosp., Moscow, 119571, Russian Federation (

Abstract. In this article, possible consequences of Belarus', Kazakhstan's and Russia's coordinated decision to accomplish the Customs Union fast-track formation in 2010 and join the WTO as a united trade alliance are examined. The paper considers real difficulties that may occur in the course of negotiations with the WTO working bodies, it contains a number of proposals concerning the synchronization of the customs tripartite union forming and trade negotiations

Keywords: WTO, GATT-94, tariff union, free trade zone, uniform customs territory, customs tariff and non-tariff regulation, negotiations with WTO, The Customs Union (of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus)

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For citation:
Baranov V. To WTO via Triadic Customs Union: Intentions and Reality. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2010, no. 3, pp. 65-72.

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