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Formal and Informal Aspects of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment
Formal and Informal Aspects of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment

Author(s): Ion Tăbârţă
Subject(s): International relations/trade, Post-Communist Transformation
Published by: IDIS VIITORUL Institutul pentru Dezoltare si Initiative Sociale
Keywords: Jackson-Vanik; Transnistria;
Summary/Abstract: On 8 February 2011, U.S. Senator Richard Lugar has presented to the Commission for Foreign Affairs of the U.S. Senate a report containing several proposals to unblock the deadlock in negotiations on frozen conflict between Chisinau and Tiraspol. Among recommendations of Senator Lugar, submitted to administration of President Barack Obama, referring to increased support for current pro-western government efforts in Chisinau to solve Transnistrian problem, the report contains a proposal on removing commercial restrictions affecting Republic of Moldova ever since Soviet Union period. It’s Jackson-Vanik Amendment, by which one withdrawn the Soviet Union the possibility to benefit from most favored nation clause.

  • Page Count: 6
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Language: English