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USSR / United States Trade / United States Business Ventures #130741

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by Commerce Secretary Robert Mosbacher and United States businessmen of joint ventures with USSR partners reported; scenes shown from Moscow. Report introduced.

(Moscow: Jim Laurie) Problems Western firms face in doing business with USSR , a country unfamiliar with capitalism, featured; scenes shown of United States business signs in Moscow. [Soviet economist Rair SIMONYAN - says it is hard for an entrepreneur to operate in USSR .] Pizza Hut company's venture cited as an example. [Pizza Hut manager Andy RAFALAT - says the concept of business does not exist.] [Soviet business student Anatoly DEVATCHINSKI - (thru translator) says you can't rush USSR into a free- market economy.]

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim

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