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This practice, part of trade aversion in the Soviet bloc, meant that East-West trade within Europe never reached its pre-war significance, though COCOM restrictions may have contributed to that, too. Uri Noi’s short contribution relies extensively on newly opened archives in . Soviet foreign trade played only a minor role in the Soviet , for example, exports and imports each accounted for only 4 percent of the Soviet gross national Soviet Union maintained this low level because it could draw upon a large energy and raw material base, and because it historically had pursued a policy of self-sufficiency. the various issues relating the East-West trade during the Cold War. 1 We would like to thank Edward Behrend-Martinez and David Reid for their helpful comments on this chapter. issue of East-West trade and technology transfer, i.e., the costs and benefits of the United States’ selling technology to and expanding its commercial relations with the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and the People’s Republic of China.
The Soviet offer was typi cal of a rather unexpected development in the rapidly growing field of East‐West trade. Contrary to the com mon impression . in order to expand the Soviet merchant fleet. In sum, whatever the role of technology transfer in the contemporary Soviet econ-omy, it is clear that Western technology has long been looked on as a way to overcome do-mestic economic shortcomings. These im-ports have played a major—and continu-ous—role in both the Russian and Soviet States. East-West Financial Relations: Current Problems and Future Prospects (Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies): Economics Books @ ed by: 1. Publisher Summary. This chapter focuses on economic reforms in Romania. The most appropriate comparisons for the Romanian economic system can be found with the more centralized economic systems of the USSR, Bulgaria, and the German democratic Republic (GDR) of the mid s, particularly with respect to the development of industrial centrals, which have parallels with industrial .
ECONOMIC CONTENT OF SOVIET TRADE toward the trade of the Soviet Union and its allies. Over the intervening years, this difference in outlook has merely picked up some added conviction, in the measure as the nations of West Europe have gained in economic strength and self-confidence. II. THE ROLE OF EAST-WEST TRADE 9 A. East-West Economic Interaction 9 B. Profile of Soviet Trade 9 C. Soviet Gains From Trade 11 D. Consequences for Soviet Military Power 11 E. The Hard Currency Squeeze 13 III. OIL AND GAS: FUTURE KEY TO IMPORTS 16 A. The Soviet Energy Problem 16 B. Importance of the Export Pipeline 17File Size: 2MB. THE SOVIET UNION, THE UN AND WORLD TRADE HAROLD KARAN JACOBSON University of Michigan I INCE the Soviet Union has radically altered its policy concern-ing the United Nations’ work in the field of international U.S.S.R. apparently has developed an increased interest in this work and has played a much more active role in it. Soviet representatives now. Contributors examine the costs and benefits to U.S. and Soviet economics of the East-West trade. Topics include the political climate since the collapse of detente, the role of technology imports, and such issues as the Siberian pipeline, Polish and Romanian debt, and U.S. sanctions against Poland.