Support to WTO accession

Service type: Trade policy
Country: Russia

ASI provided technical and institutional assistance to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade to support Russia's effort to become a WTO member. The project involved advice on developing key trade institutions, conducting technical negotiations, assessing the impact of trade, developing capacity for evidence-based negotiations and liaising with multilateral financial institutions. ASI also designed a series of public information campaigns to build support for WTO accession among key stakeholders and the wider Russian populace.