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Law - WTO/GATT & International Trade Law

This guide provides an overview of sources on the law of international trade, particularly those sources related to multilateral arrangements (GATT/WTO).

Introduction

This guide provides an overview of sources on the law of international trade, particularly those sources related to multilateral arrangements (GATT/WTO).

The GATT, as a “quasi-international organization”, existed until 1995 to administer the trade agreement called the GATT 1947. In 1995, the WTO succeeded the GATT, providing an institutional framework for implementing the Uruguay Round agreements, negotiating new trade rules, and settling disputes between member countries.