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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).


Since Canada is a contracting party to the GATT and the WTO, you can use the Global Affairs Canada - Treaty Law Division website as an index to GATT/WTO instruments relating to Canada’s participation.

While WTO documents can be found through WTO Documents Online, some additional sources include:

Quick Reference

Some of the most frequently-cited agreements are listed below, with appropriate citations:

The texts of other agreements can be found through the WTO legal texts site. Additionally, the following resources may prove useful: