Article I WTO Agreement
The World Trade Organization (hereinafter referred to as “the WTO”) is hereby established.
A. The Genesis of the World Trade Organization
1 The coming into force of the WTO Agreement on 1 January 1995 represented the culmination of a development which dates back to the Bretton Woods conference in 1944.1 The institutional mechanism underpinning the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was a de facto though not de jure or…