WTO Membership: Way away from commodities?

WTO Membership: Way away from commodities?

Published: 10 November, 2011, 14:52

Jacob Nell, chief economist at Morgan Stanley, Russia, explains to Business RT what will be the economic impact of Russia’s WTO membership

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Natural resources,
Russia and the global economy,
Karina Melikyan,
Big deal

Russia’s WTO accession will not create immediate economic bonuses, as “it’s not like turning a key and starting an engine,” Jacob Nell from Morgan Stanley explains to RT. Longer term, however, he says it might help
Russia overcome its oil curse.

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