new WTO Annual Report provides:
- A progress
report on the implementation of the Uruguay Round Agreements, which are the basis for the
system of multilateral trade relationships and rules established between over 120 nations.
Analysis of the main trends and developments in world trade, illustrated with tables and
- Analysis of
the most important trade policy issues.
- A Special
Report on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
- A detailed
report of key events, decisions and other actions that have occurred over the past year
within the WTO. This includes a review of trade disputes and settlements, progress in
implementing the new agreements, reports on accessions of new countries to the WTO system
and the WTO's work in such areas as development, regionalism and trade and the
- A separate
volume of statistical data, presented in tables and charts, reflect the current state of
world trade. This includes detailed statistics by country, region and product category for
1995 and an outlook for 1996.
Trade Organization Annual Report 1996 is available now in English, French and Spanish at a
cost of SF75.-, ISSN 1020-4997, ISBN 92-870-1163-X.