Regional Trade Integration and WTO Accession : Which Is the Right Sequencing? An Application to the CIS »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Patrizia Tumbarello
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2005
Keywords: Regional trade integration, CIS, WTO, customs, customs union, regional trade, trade agreements, tariff rates, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance: Forecasting and Simulation, Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions: International Trade
This paper analyzes the appropriate sequencing between accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the implementation of the Eurasian Economic Community (EAEC) customs union and whether the latter facilitat...