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(Revised from original 2000 version)
World Trade Organization, The: After the Seattle Protests
Representatives of the World Trade Organization (WTO) met in Seattle to plan the next round of trade negotiations, only to face protestors and fail to reach agreement on an agenda. This case discusses the evolution of the WTO, its rules, and some of the controversy surrounding it.
Governing Rules, Regulations, and Reforms;
Agreements and Arrangements;
Northwestern United States;
Wells, Louis T., Jr. "World Trade Organization, The: After the Seattle Protests." Harvard Business School Case 700-132, July 2000. (Revised from original May 2000 version.)