Russia’s Putin sees 2011 WTO entry despite questions

MOSCOW, Dec. 29 (BestGrowthStock) – Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
said on Wednesday that questions remain over Russia’s entry into
the the World Trade Organisation but that Russia can be expected
to join the trade rules body in 2011.

Putin told reporters that Russia could use protectionist
measures other than tariffs to support domestic industries once
it joins the WTO, and expressed concern about the effects of
membership on Russia’s automotive industry.

(Reporting by Gleb Bryanski; writing by Steve Gutterman;
editing by Lidia Kelly)

Russia’s Putin sees 2011 WTO entry despite questions