Russia in WTO: Obligations, Opportunities, Risks

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2012-6-59-69

V. Obolenskii, Institute of Economics RAS, 32, Nakhimovskii prosp., Moscow, 117218, Russian Federation (

Abstract. Negotiations on Russia's membership in WTO lasted for 17 years. In this article the results of these negotiations, possible advantages and risks connected with WTO-membership are analyzed, following official proceedings and Russian press accounts.

Keywords: WTO, Russia's commitment, trade and political advantages, macroeconomic consequences, branch risks

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For citation:
Obolenskiy V. Russia in WTO: Obligations, Opportunities, Risks. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2012, No 6, pp. 59-69.

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