1887

Annual Report 2014

image of Annual Report 2014

The Annual Report 2014 provides an overview of WTO activities in 2013 and early 2014. The report opens with a message from WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and a brief summary of the year, followed by an in-depth review of the WTO's main areas of activity.

English French, Spanish

.

Joining the WTO

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos) and Tajikistan formally joined the WTO in 2013, raising WTO membership to 159. The Bali Ministerial Conference in December adopted the accession terms of Yemen and cleared the way for the country to join the WTO. The WTO provided further technical assistance to acceding governments, including a five-day seminar in Geneva. The China Programme, which aims to strengthen the participation of least-developed countries (LDCs) in the WTO, was extended for a further year.

English French, Spanish

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error