Much of the detail of the Organization's work is recorded
only in the official documents of the councils, committees, working
groups etc. These are made available through the
database, which can be used in several different ways.
Preconfigured searches on the website’s main pages
Many pages in Trade Topics and
other sections contain links within boxes marked “Search Documents
Online”. Clicking on the links automatically retrieves lists of relevant
documents from Documents Online. You can then select and download the
document(s) which interest you.
The Browse facility of Documents Online
Not sure what series of documents are available? Documents Online
includes some automatic searches producing lists of frequently-requested
documents such as newest documents, records of WTO bodies’ meetings,
documents for meetings, background papers etc.
Search in Documents Online You can define the search yourself, if you know the “symbol” (the
document code number, usually on the top right of the first page) or
other criteria (such as document date or a keyword in the title). But
define the search carefully because Documents Online contains over