Negotiating Subsidy Reduction in the World Trade Organization

By Konrad von Moltke on September 2, 2003
This paper provides an overview of the WTO, its structure, its function and its mechanisms to resolve disputes. The paper highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the present system. Von Moltke presents a comprehensive discussion of what is lacking in the WTO and offers some suggestions on what is necessary in the future to resolve the trade and subsidy issue in an equitable and fair manner.

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IISD, 2003