The USA will be able to decide on the market status of the Russian economy within a year, US Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans told a news conference in Moscow. US top officials are examining this issue, he stressed. According to him, the new quality of the bilateral economic relations is to boost trade and economic links. Russia and the USA will develop a new bilateral trade agreement to be concluded according to the World Trade Organization rules. The US administration has supported and will continue to support Russia's joining the WTO, he stressed.