Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Russia between integration and protectionism : International road transport, ports, and the forestry sector
Responsible organisation
2007 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

In very general terms, this report deals with the prospect of Russia becoming more closely integrated into Europe and into the world economy more generally. In a more restricted sense, it tries to illustrate some of the central issues of this theme by briefly reviewing three sectors of economic activity in Russia, namely international road transport, ports, and forestry. The report focuses in particular on Russian strategies, policies and decision-making in these fields, having Northwest Russia (and its borders with the EU Member States Finland and the Baltic States) as a particular point of territorial reference. In the conclusions, the focus is placed squarely on the implications of this analysis for the whole European Union (EU), Member States and EU-based companies. It is argued here that while Russia's declared goal is to enhance integration, at the same time its policies are clearly characterized by state-regulated protectionism. In order to understand or explain Russia's rather ambiguous behaviour along this integration vs. protectionism axis, two basic approaches are presented: geopolitics and geoeconomics.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Nordregio , 2007.
Series
Nordregio Working Paper, ISSN 1403-2511 ; 2007:2
Research subject
Regional policy
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-181OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-181DiVA: diva2:700407
Available from: 2014-03-04 Created: 2014-03-04

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(1365 kB)294 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 1365 kBChecksum SHA-512
bfd06c94a927efb1b9fa2ebb5e0168e9984c744d723554303dcbb9b2fd4e1e8dd02c686f362bfcda45d06eb5d561f1d653f7dbb8baa2de53c4fe9b29851784e6
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 294 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 171 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf