Warld Tred Organisation

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Warld Trede Organisation (in Scots)
World Trade Organization (in Inglis)
Organisation mondiale du commerce (in French)
Organización Mundial del Comercio (in Spaingie)
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Offeecial logo o WTO
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  Members, dually represented by the EU
  Non-participant states

Formation1 Januar 1995; 27 years ago (1995-01-01)
TeepInternaitional tred organisation
PurposeRegulate internaitional tred
HeidquartersCentre William Rappard, Geneva, Swisserland
Coordinates46°07′N 6°05′E / 46.12°N 6.09°E / 46.12; 6.09Coordinates: 46°07′N 6°05′E / 46.12°N 6.09°E / 46.12; 6.09
Region served
164 member states[1]
Offeecial leid
Inglis, French, Spaingie[2]
Roberto Azevêdo
196 million Swiss francs (approx. 209 million US$) in 2011.[3]

The Warld Tred Organisation (WTO) is an intergovrenmental organisation which regulates internaitional tred. The WTO offeecially commenced on 1 Januar 1995 unner the Marrakesh Agreement, signed bi 123 naitions on 15 Aprile 1994, replacin the General Agreement on Tariffs an Tred (GATT), which commenced in 1948.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Members and Observers at WTO official website
  2. Languages, Documentation and Information Management Division at WTO official site
  3. "WTO Secretariat budget for 2011". WTO official site. Retrieved 25 August 2008.
  4. Understanding the WTO: What We Stand For_ Fact File
  5. World Trade Organization – UNDERSTANDING THE WTO: BASICS