Russia Inches Closer To WTO Spot With Deal On Terms

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 2:38 PM EST) -- Russia on Thursday moved one step closer to joining the World Trade Organization, after an organization panel working on the country's accession agreed to the terms of its membership.

In its unanimous decision, the Working Party adopted a package of reforms Russia will make to its trade policies as it looks to join the WTO at last.

“It has been a long journey, but today Russia has taken a big step towards its destination of membership in the WTO,” WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy said in a...
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