USTR Releases Report on US Enforcement Efforts Targeting Russia’s Compliance With WTO Commitments

On June 18, 2013, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a report titled “Report on WTO Enforcement Actions: Russia” describing USTR enforcement actions to ensure Russia’s compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) obligations. Pursuant to the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012, which, among other things, extended permanent normal trade relations to Russia, USTR must submit this report annually to the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Ways and Means.

The report identifies several areas of concern to the United States regarding Russia’s compliance with its WTO commitments...

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Topics:  Compliance, Enforcement, International Trade Agreements, USTR, WTO

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