Bains, Elizabeth
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move by European trade commissioner Peter Mandelson to urge the Russian government to press ahead with plans to join the World Trade Organization (WTO). The trade commissioner said going it alone should not be an option for president Vladimir Putin if he is serious about developing the country's economy. Mandelson said that joining the WTO was vital to ensure Russia's integration into the global economy, guaranteeing open access to markets for exports.


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