Trade you. Barter is back in Russia – Print Version – International Herald Tribune

by Gilbert Keith

International Herald Tribune

Trade you. Barter is back in Russia

By Ellen Barry

Sunday, February 8, 2009

MOSCOW: Does the Taganrog Automobile Factory have a deal for you! Rows of freshly minted Hyundai Santa Fe sport utility vehicles are available right now. In exchange — well, do you have any circuit boards? Or sheet metal? Or sneakers?

Here is a sign of the financial times in Russia: Barter is back on the table.

via Trade you. Barter is back in Russia – Print Version – International Herald Tribune.

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This is so reminiscent of Milo Minderbinder in Catch-22. What a Marwadi badass.

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