Unit: International Trade and Investment



Deliverable Length:   400–600 words

Assignment Description:

Primary Task Response: Write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.

Dispute settlement is the focus of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the way that the organization keeps the global economy stable.  (https://www.wto.org)

  1. What is the WTO, and what is its history?
  2. What are the benefits of being a member of the WTO?
  3. What are the disadvantages?
  4. How does it settle disputes?

Choose a recent dispute between 2 countries, and discuss it with your peers. Include the following:

  1. Summary of what happened
  2. How it was resolved
  3. Role played by the WTO
  4. Do you agree with the resolution?

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