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WTO Annual Report 2022

The WTO Annual Report 2022 provides a comprehensive account of the WTO's activities in 2021 and early 2022. It also covers the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12), originally scheduled for end-2021 but postponed until June 2022.

The Report opens with a message from Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who looks back at the successful conclusion of MC12, the role of the WTO in addressing COVID-19 and the challenges facing world trade. This is followed by an overview of the WTO's activities in 2021 and early 2022, a snapshot of MC12 and in-depth accounts of the WTO's main areas of activity.

A short animation providing an overview of the Report is available here.

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Message from Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

A year in review

12th Ministerial Conference – a snapshot


Trade negotiations and discussions

Implementation and monitoring

Spotlight: Impact of COVID-19 on world trade

Dispute settlement activity

Supporting development and building trade capacity


Spotlight: Public Forum 2021

Secretariat and budget

How the WTO is structured

WTO chairpersons

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