Chapter 2. Economic and Trade Relations Between the European Former Communist States and the States of Western Europe

  1. Julie Smith and
  2. Charles Jenkins
  1. Alan Smith

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752821.ch2

Through the Paper Curtain: Insiders and Outsiders in the New Europe

Through the Paper Curtain: Insiders and Outsiders in the New Europe

How to Cite

Smith, A. (2003) Economic and Trade Relations Between the European Former Communist States and the States of Western Europe, in Through the Paper Curtain: Insiders and Outsiders in the New Europe (eds J. Smith and C. Jenkins), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752821.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102933

Online ISBN: 9780470752821

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Keywords:

  • trade relations;
  • communist economic system;
  • production;
  • communism;
  • foreign investment

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Problems Created by the Soviet Trade System

  • The Imperative for Trade Redirection

  • Trade Redirection to the EU in the Transition Era and Prospects for Entry

  • The General Commodity Composition of Trade

  • Factor Intensity in Trade in Manufactured Goods

  • Imports of Capital Goods and Inflows of FDI to the Former Communist Economies

  • Conclusions