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WTO

abbr.
World Trade Organization
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WTO

abbreviation for
(Economics) World Trade Organization
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Noun1.WTO - an international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade
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Translations

WTO

N ABBR =World Trade OrganizationOMC f
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WTO

[ˌdʌbəljuːˌtiːˈəʊ] n (=World Trade Organisation) → OMC f(= Organisation mondiale du commerce)
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A "good" WTO agreement would boost world economies by $520 billion and lift some 144 million out of poverty over the next 12 years, according to the World Bank.
News on important WTO meetings and their business implications, dispute settlement cases, relevant ITC publications and events of interest to partners in ITC's World Tr@de Net Programme.
For example, the WTO supports lower tariffs on wood products.
ISLAMABAD, February 03, 2012 (Frontier Star): With World Trade Organizations (WTOs) approval on unilateral trade liberalization from the European Union, Pakistan now eyes on roping in Generalized System of Preference (GSP) Plus status to enhance its exports with reduced duty rates to the EU Markets, official sources said.Of course getting duty free access of 75 products to EU is a great achievement with healthy impact on the economy and the credit goes to Prime Minister who at diverse levels pleaded the case effectively, Director General, Trade Policy Safdar Sohail told.
The WTOs Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement (SPSA) applies to all measures in the areas of food safety, animal health and plant health which affect trade.
He said that Under WTOs Rules and Regulations; Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan was established in 2005 to register the products under one roof.
This will now be formally built into the TRIPS Agreement when two thirds of the WTOs members have ratified the change.