Russia’s WTO Accession: The Content of the Package, and its Significance




The WTO accession of the Russian Federation carries huge trade policy implications globally, and some unique ramifications for the USA, such as PNTR Jackson-Vanik Amendment, that need to be addressed. The WTO Director of Accessions, Chiedu OSAKWE, will give a presentation of the facts and discuss the meaning of the WTO accession of the Russian Federation for the rules-based Multilateral Trading System, the global economy and the Russian Federation. Speaker: Chiedu OSAKWE, Director of Accessions, World Trade Organization