Search: Trade,Sanctions (5 materials)

One More Time, Trade Wars Make Us Suggest the Lifting of Sanctions

... decisions within the paradigm of the “zero-sum game”: if we cannot solve our problems on our own, we have to force others to solve them, making them incapable of “getting ahead”. The key elements of the conflict unfolding before our eyes are trade wars and economic sanctions, which are aimed at changing the policy of a country or a group of countries. However, if trade wars pursue economic goals through maximizing the benefits of national producers, sanctions most often reflect foreign policy goals. The famous scholar ...

24.05.2019

Part 2. A Longstanding Friendship under Threat

... domestic armaments production capacity. The Russian-Indian military relationship is not only time-tested but also comprehensive. Having documented the extent of the Russian-Indian military cooperation this part will now examine the potential impact of the sanctions on this trade. CAATSA The United States first enacted sanctions against Russia in December 2012 under the Magnitsky Act ; these initially targeted 18 Russian individuals. The Western states significantly expanded sanctions against Russia after the Crimean Crisis ...

10.08.2018

Part 1. A Longstanding Friendship under Threat

On the potential impact of American sanctions on the Russia – India Arms Trade The Russian Federation is the second largest supplier of weapons globally. In 2016, 21% of global arms sales were Russian. Between 2000 and 2016 Russia accounted for on average 25% of global exports . During that period 30% of exports went ...

09.08.2018

Fighting Sanctions: From Legislation to Strategy

... task is made easier by the limits to its isolation from partners even within the Western community. It should also be understood that under the current circumstances our ability to retaliate with sanctions against the attackers is seriously restricted. Trade sanctions against the United States will hardly cause any tangible damage that would force Washington to revise its political course. Our trade with the Americans is approximately half of the US-Belgian trade. Technically, US businesses could be made ...

02.07.2018

The complicated Russia-EU trade relationship

... trade and economic part of the Association agreement between the EU and Ukraine. I took part in the consultations, and I believe that the EU had a chance to prevent the unsuccessful ending which has led to a new spiral of restrictions in Russia-Ukraine trade. Behind the haze of its “sanctions policy” the EU has still not noticed the opportunities presented by the developing Eurasian integration project. We do not yet have a clear understanding of the EU position regarding the establishment of relations with the Eurasian Economic ...

26.02.2016

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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