Trade Policies and Lithuania's Reintegration Into the Global Economy

Author/Editor:

Peter Cornelius ; Jonas Cicinskas ; Dalia Treigiené

Publication Date:

December 1, 1995

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Summary:

The reintegration into the world economy has been an integral part of Lithuania’s transformation process. Trade policy reform has been assigned a key role, aiming at opening up the economy and redirecting foreign trade. This paper (i) analyzes the trade shock following the dissolution of the former Soviet Union; (ii) studies the political economy of trade reforms; (iii) evaluates Lithuania’s attempts to gain greater access to Western markets, in particular the European Union; and (iv) reviews the empirical evidence on redirecting foreign trade.

Series:

Working Paper No. 95/138

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

December 1, 1995

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451929973/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA1381995

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

50

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