Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 23 September 2017

Abstract and Keywords

This article discusses trade policy in the European Transition Economies. The countries covered are the Eastern European countries that became independent in 1989, the new nations formed by the breakup of former Yugoslavia, the countries west of the Ural that formerly were part of the Soviet Union, and Russia. It adds up to twenty-one countries covered over a time period that involves a fundamental transition from planned to market economies. Trade policies have certainly been one of the key reform areas in the transition process. But for many of the countries discussed, it has to be viewed in a broader light of integration with the EU. The article covers historical developments in the region over the past two decades, tariffs, and trade in the region.

Keywords: trade policy, commercial policy, transition economy, Eastern Europe, former Yugoslavia, tariffs

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.