Russian Trade Associations: Important Partners for America
Publication Date: October 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Keywords: Russia and Eurasia; putin; U.S.-Russian Relations; trade barriers
Coverage: Russia (Federation)
Further advancement of institutionalized business representation in Russia will require joint action by government, business, and Russian trade associations themselves. This should include granting tax exemptions for membership fees and donations, stronger participation by associations in economic decision making, and improving the associations' internal management and professional practices.