The world is complex. The World Trade Organization is complex. This booklet is brief, but it tries to reflect the complex and dynamic nature of trade and the WTO’s trade rules. It highlights benefits of the trading system, but it doesn’t claim that everything is perfect. Were it a perfect system, there would be no need for further negotiations and for the system to evolve and reform continually.
The WTO Dispute Settlement Procedures A Collection of the Relevant Legal Texts Third edition The third edition of the WTO Dispute Settlement Procedures collects together the treaty texts, decisions and agreed practices relating to the procedures that apply in the settlement of WTO disputes.
World Tariff Profiles 2012 provides a comprehensive compilation of world tariffs. • Overview of market access conditions for all WTO members and other major economies • Breakdown of tariffs imposed for all products, plusa breakdown into agricultural and non-agricultural products • Country-by-country breakdown of tariffs imposed by product groups and duties faced when exporting to major trading partners • Co-published with the ITC and UNCTAD
Trade Profiles 2012 provides a country-by-country breakdown of trade flows and trade policy measures. • One page devoted to each country • Key data includes rank in world trade and main export destinations • Total value of merchandise trade and commercial services trade by country • Each country’s overall share in world exports and imports
New title> International Trade Statistics 2012 reveals the major trends in international trade. • Charts and maps highlight the latest developments in world trade • Over 100 tables provide detailed breakdowns of all aspects of trade data • Statistics are provided by merchandise trade and by trade in commercial services • ITS 2012 offers a comprehensive overview of developments in world trade up to the end of 2011.
WTO | Publications - WTO Dispute Settlement: One-Page Case Summaries (1995-2018)
New edition- WTO Dispute Settlement: One-Page Case Summaries (1995-2011) One-Page Case Summaries provides a succinct summary of the key findings of every dispute panel report up to the end of 2011 and, where applicable, the subsequent Appellate Body report.
Guide to WTO Law and Practice
NEW EDITION WTO Analytical Index: Guide to WTO Law and Practice, 3rd edition The WTO Analytical Index is a comprehensive guide to the interpretation and application of the WTO Agreements by the Appellate Body, dispute settlement panels and other WTO bodies. This third edition covers developments from January 1995 to September 2011.
A Practical Guide to Trade Policy Analysis
A Practical Guide to Trade Policy Analysis- The Guide explains analytical techniques, reviews the data necessary for analysis and includes illustrative applications and exercises. An accompanying DVD contains datasets and programme command files required for the exercises. An UNCTAD and WTO co-publication.
15 Years of the Information Technology Agreement Trade, innovation and global production networks
To mark the 15th anniversary of the Information Technology Agreement (ITA), this publication charts the history of the Agreement and the effect it has had on the global trade in information technology (IT) products. Details of the latest trends in IT trade and discussions on the future of the ITA make this publication a useful source of information for government officials and policy-makers as well as academics, students and all those involved in the IT sector.
A Handbook on the WTO TRIPS Agreement
NEW TITLE: A Handbook on the WTO TRIPS Agreement This handbook describes the historical and legal background to the Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement, its role in the WTO and its institutional framework. A World Trade Organization and Cambridge University Press co-publication.