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Article : The History and Future of the World Trade Organization

Craig VanGrasstek
About the WTO

Description :

The History and Future of the World Trade Organization is a comprehensive account of the economic, political and legal issues surrounding the creation of the WTO and its evolution. Fully illustrated with colour and black-and-white photos dating back to the early days of trade negotiations, the publication reviews the WTO's achievements as well as the challenges faced by the organization, and identifies the key questions that WTO members need to address in the future.

The book describes the intellectual roots of the trading system, membership of the WTO and the growth of the Geneva trade community, trade negotiations and the development of coalitions among the membership, and the WTO’s relations with other international organizations and civil society. Also covered are the organization's robust dispute settlement rules, the launch and evolution of the Doha Round, the rise of regional trade agreements, and the leadership and management of the WTO.

Published July 2013 | 646 pages | 255 x 186 mm | Weight 1.640 kg

Edition : English ISBN 978-92-870-3871-5 Hardback

Net price : 120.00 CHF
WTO Publications are not subject to VAT

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