The World Trade Organization Research Paper by Master Researcher

A look at the history, origin, and functions of the World Trade Organization.
# 88724 | 3,150 words | 9 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in History (General) , Economics (General)

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This paper discusses the World Trade Organization. The WTO is the most influential body regarding trade, trade relationships, and trade disputes in the world. While the US is obviously one of its leading members, it has not been the dominant force in this organization that it has in other major international organizations. Although only organized since 1995, the WTO also has its roots in the post World War II era.

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"The WTO is the follow-on organization to GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) that guided international trade since the Bretton Woods Conference in 1944 attempted to form the International Trade Organization (Condon, 2002). While the ITO was never successful due primarily to US lobbying, GATT guided world trade matters until the Uruguay Round in 1995 created the..."

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