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International Governmental Organizations (IGOs): Guide by Organization: World Trade Organization

Last updated: 08-13-2008

World Trade Organization

World Trade Organization

Works to create worldwide rules for trade and mediates trade disputes. The WTO has many of their publications online: the current year's publication catalog is available, along with links to many free electronic versions of their publications.

WTO Focus. (Int'l. Docs. 3 West HF1371 .W78 1995-2001. Became electronic only in 2001.)
This newsletter, published 10 times/year, provides an overview of WTO activities and discussions. Preceded by GATT Focus.

Documents Online contains selected documents distributed by the World Trade Organization (WTO) since 1994. Has a search engine and browse by topic capability. Includes both WTO documents and Uruguay Round (GATT) documents 1985-1997.

WTO Annual Report (Int'l Docs. 3 West HF1371 .A56 1996-present) Also available online back to 1998.

International Trade Statistics (Int'l Docs 3 West HF1371 .I584, CD Rom for each year in Gov. Docs CDs)
The online version goes back to 1998 and also has a statistical database for the most current information available. Annual report that focusses on trends within the framework of multilateral trade.

Trading into the Future: WTO, the World Trade Organization. (Int'l Docs HF1371.W683 1995); Understanding the WTO is the updated online version.

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