Spindelegger Welcomes Russia’s WTO Accession

Politics ♦ Published: August 30, 2012; 17:49 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger underlines Russia´s importance for the domestic business location.

Spindelegger Welcomes Russia’s WTO Accession / Picture: © Vindobona.org

“The accession of Russia – the last large economic power until recently still outside the WTO – is an important and positive sign and illustrates the importance of the multilateral trade system and the WTO as an institution”, Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger said after Russia joined the World Trade Organisation as 156th member after 18 years…