Wto Annual Report 2021 (Paperback)
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The 2021 Annual Report provides a comprehensive account of the WTO's activities in 2020 and early 2021. The Report begins with a message from WTO Director-General Roberto Azev do and a brief overview of the past year. This is followed by in-depth accounts of the WTO's main areas of activity over the past 12 months. Spotlights highlight major WTO events and activities.
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The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was created in 1947 and operated almost five decades on a provisional basis until 1995 when the WTO was established. Its goal is to improve the welfare of peoples of its member countries, specifically by lowering trade barriers and providing a platform for the negotiation of trade. The organization deals with the rules of trade between nations at a global or near global level; it is responsible for negotiating and implementing new trade agreements and charged with policing Member Countries' adherence to all WTO agreements. In 2007 there were 150 Member States.