Russia and the WTO reasons for the delay in the accession process by Sandra Scharf

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Published by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller in Saarbrücken .

Written in English

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  • World Trade Organization -- Russia (Federation),
  • Russia (Federation) -- Commercial policy.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 82-93).

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StatementSandra Scharf.
LC ClassificationsHF1558.2 .S29 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 93 p. :
Number of Pages93
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Open LibraryOL19329866M
ISBN 103865509053
ISBN 109783865509055
LC Control Number2008400320

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