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Opportunities and barriers to the agrarian sector modernization in the Northern and subarctic territories in the conditions of Russia’s WTO membership

Ivanov V.A.

2 (26), 2013

Ivanov V.A. Opportunities and barriers to the agrarian sector modernization in the Northern and subarctic territories in the conditions of Russia’s WTO membership. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2013, no. 2 (26)

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The paper dwells on specific characteristics, factors, and conditions stimulating or hindering technical and socio-economic development of the agrarian sector in the Northern region in the case of the Komi Republic. It reveals conditions and threats to the Northern agricultural modernization upon Russia’s entry into the WTO; analyzes risks caused by the reduction in the volume of direct state support that pose a serious threat to the sector modernization; suggests measures on improving budget support for the agrarian sector in accordance with the WTO requirements

Keywords

agriculture, modernization, the komi republic, ‘green, yellow and blue baskets’, duties, tariff quotas, export subsidies

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