Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers
Author(s): Clinton Shiells , John Dodsworth , and Paul Mathieu
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2002
Keywords: Energy sector, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Former Soviet Union, Transition economies, Regional issues, oil products, crude oil, natural gas
This paper explores from a regional perspective the distorted nature of trade in energy products within the CIS countries. The persistence of pricing distortions, barter arrangements, and discriminatory access to p...