Russian Trade Policy: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects

1st Edition

Sergei Sutyrin, Olga Y. Trofimenko, Alexandra Koval

June 28, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 360 Pages - 44 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138614499 - CAT# K389483
Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy


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This book reveals the key trends in the modern Russian trade policy to provide a deeper understanding of the main challenges and barriers, possible paths and opportunities in its development.

An international team of authors investigates specific factors influencing the Russian trade policy evolution; recent trends in Russia’s international trade development; the impact of Russia’s participation in the World Trade Organization on the domestic economy. Particular attention is paid to regional integration processes that involve Russia and their outcomes; as well as challenges in the remaining and building commercial relations with Russia’s traditional and ‘new’ trade partners, taking into consideration overall alienating the West and economic sanctions regimes. The analysis of key trends is combined with a special focus on selected industries and economic partners of Russia. The book contains a variety of case studies investigating the ways in which political and business actors adopt to the transformation of Russian trade policy, how Russia participates in the WTO dispute settlement mechanism, and what the driving forces and outputs are for the national economic agents. Finally, the authors consider what the reasonable expectations might be regarding the future prospects of Russian trade policy.

The book presents a unique, comprehensive and multidimensional analysis of the state of modern Russian trade policy. Filling an important gap in the existing literature, this book will be of value to all those interested in the Russia’s economic development path.

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