MANY JOINT VENTURES REMAIN ON PAPER.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 36
Only 8,889 of the 15,717 foreign and joint ventures registered with the Russian authorities are actually operating, Izvestiya said June 17. Of those actually in operation, 1134 are jointly owned by Russians and individuals from the CIS countries, the paper added.
Russian Regions Demand Expanded Role in Trade, Taxes.