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WTO

abbreviation for World Trade Organization. See GATT.
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The issues surrounding the WTO are real and should be addressed, he told the BusinessMirror after the perfunctory introductions.
"This WTO dispute has been going on for more than ten years now, Thailand has lost all three panel and appellate rulings, and it is about time that Thailand accepts the rulings and implement the Customs valuation reforms called for by those rulings," said Lopez in a statement.
Furthermore, G20 leaders committed to work constructively in the lead up to the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference.
Azerbaijan launched negotiations with the WTO member states in 2004.
Taiwan became a member of WTO in 2002 under the name "Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei)" and had been participating until recently as a developing member.
"Everyone that would like to see improvements in the WTO is very welcome to present their ideas and their suggestions to improve the organization, sit down with the other members and get the job done," Azevedo stressed.
The supreme dispute settlement body upheld the WTO panel decision which had determined measures taken by European Union on the export of PET- a chemical used to manufacture mineral water bottles were in contravention of WTO rules and regulations.
Visiting international experts with extensive experience in WTO and trade-related issues will go over the complex accession process and share their experiences with Afghanistan, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan as they sought WTO accession.
Delegates from as many as 52 countries, including the US and China, are participating in the informal meeting of the WTO called by India amidst increasing protectionism in global trade.
He added that the Egyptian government will also be working on a report from their side to share with the WTO members next year.
The workshop comes within the framework of the MEC's efforts to organise and conduct technical cooperation activities that will support the building and development of capabilities and will deepen the understanding of government employees of the Doha Round negotiations for the WTO.
The World Trade Organization WTO logo is seen at the entrance of the WTO headquarters in Geneva on 9 April 2013 (Photo: Reuters/Ruben Sprich)