The article deals with the results of 11-th Ministerial Conference of the WTO in Buenos Aire held in December 2017. The author highlighted concrete initiatives adopted by several coalitions and their prospects. In conclusions the author pointed in particular to the perspectives of plurilateral format in the multilateral trading system, as well as to actual contradictions between developed and developing countries within the WTO and the problem of leadership in trade negotiations at the present stage.
The Chapter examines the processes of the evolution of foreign trade of Russia and the USSR (1911-1990), foreign economic reform and the transition to an open economy (1986-1990), market reforms of the 1990s and the modern structure of trade of the Russian Federation, as well as the problems of improving the efficiency of foreign relations in the context of modern challenges and changes in Russia's position in the world economy.
The collection of articles presents the proceedings of International Scientific Conference “Spatial Research in the Russian Far East: Problems, Results, Prospects” held in Khabarovsk on December 5, 2017. The authors study the issues of methodology of spatial research, international economic cooperation, evaluation of resource economy's role, energy cooperation, foreign investment attraction, demographics