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Abbreviation for World Trade Organization. Based in Geneva and launched in 1995 to supervise existing international trade accords and provide a forum for the negotiation of new agreements and the adjudication of disputes. Successor organisation to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
See also: Doha Round, Uruguay Round, www.wto.org