Letter to President Obama from American Chamber of Commerce in Russia


Source http://www.amcham.ru/frontpagearchive/lettertopresidentobamafromamericanchamberofcommerceinrussia?print

The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia said in a statement that the ratification cleared the way for the U.S. business community to advocate to Congress that it should abrogate the 1976 Jackson-Vanik amendment.

The Soviet-era trade restrictions have been a sore point in ties, and eliminating them would bolster the Obama administration strategy for securing Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization, the statement said.



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