As mentioned in your textbook, the World Trade Organization (Links to an external site.) (WTO) evolved from the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Links to an external site.) (GATT). The WTO provides a “forum for trade-related negotiations” among its members.” Nevertheless, it has been controversial since its inception. View the WTO Airbus Boeing (Links to an external site.) video (YouTube/3:16) for background on the US-EU dispute prior to the WTO 2010 decision.
For this assignment, select a country (not the United States) that is a member of the WTO. Go to the WTO’s website (Links to an external site.)to select your country and read its profile. Scroll down to the bottom of the page until you reach the Dispute Cases involving your country. If there are no dispute cases, please select another country.
In a short essay, please discuss the following:
- Short overview of the WTO and your selected country.
- Brief description of the disputed issue.
- Brief summary of the Findings.
- In your opinion, was the WTO essential in the resolution of the dispute or do you feel the dispute could have been resolved without the WTO?
Your essay should be 300 – 400 words (about one page), not including references. Be sure to use current APA style when referencing content from either the textbook or outside sources.