On December 16, after 18 years of halting progress, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has voted to approve Russia’s membership application. The Russian parliament has 6 months to ratify the agreement, and their membership will become final within 30 days of ratification.
In general, membership in the WTO requires that countries commit to the following tenets…
…Many have speculated what Russia’s WTO membership would mean for US exporters of wood and lumber to China….
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