Soviet Energy : An Engine or a Brake on Commercial Relations in the 1990s?

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service

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  • Format Books
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1991-1992.
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    • 1 online resource (6 pages)


  • Discusses the negative effects of declining rates of Soviet oil and gas output and exports on domestic growth and foreign commerce in the Soviet Union and Eastern and Central Europe. Suggests fundamental economic reforms crucial to the turnaround of inefficient energy consumption and production. Also examines the potential role of Western aid to that turnaround and the foreign policy reforms essential for Western aid and investment.


  • CRS Report.
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