Regional Trade Integration in the CIS Area

27 Pages Posted: 26 Oct 2013

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Georgy Idrisov

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy

Boris Taganov

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

Date Written: October 25, 2013

Abstract

The article covers main stages of integration processes in the CIS area since its formation. We analyzed the specifics of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) in the CIS. We prepared an exhaustive list of expired and currently effective PTAs in the CIS area, taking into account the initial levels of exemptions and the dynamics of their cancellations. We analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively the economic aspects of PTAs. We discussed further integration agenda of the Russian Federation and a role of PTAs as a tool of international economic integration.

Keywords: trade, trade integration, preferential trade agreement, free trade agreement, customs union, regionalism, CIS

JEL Classification: F13, F15, F51

Suggested Citation

Idrisov, Georgy and Taganov, Boris, Regional Trade Integration in the CIS Area (October 25, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2345210 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2345210

Georgy Idrisov

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy ( email )

Gazetny Lane 3-5
Moscow, 125993
Russia

Boris Taganov (Contact Author)

Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration ( email )

Vernadskogo Prospect 82
Moscow, Moscow 119571
Russia

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