Russia and WTO: First Results

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2013-9-3-11

V. Obolenskii, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAN), 23 Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The comparison between the basic set of legal WTO documents statements and the Russian praxis after joining this organization will allow to answer the burning questions: how the WTO membership impacts on the economic – first of all, the industrial  policy, on the domestic enterprises' activity, on the home market situation; if there are high risks emerging from the abatement in import fees; if the wide-scale collapse is inevitable, and many other. 

Keywords: Russia, WTO rules, industrial policy, state support, tariff “disarmament”, branch risks

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For citation:
Obolenskiy V. Russia and WTO: First Results. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2013, No 9, pp. 3-11.

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