Who are the members of the World Trade Organization?

Members and observers. The WTO has 164 members and 23 observer governments. Liberia became the 163rd member on 14 July 2016, and Afghanistan became the 164th member on 29 July 2016. In addition to states, the European Union, and each EU Country in its own right, is a member.
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How many countries are members of WTO at present?

Members and Observers. 164 members since 29 July 2016 , with dates of WTO membership. Click any member to see key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications.
  • What countries are in the WTO?

    The WTO has 164 members and 23 observer governments. Liberia became the 163rd member on 14 July 2016, and Afghanistan became the 164th member on 29 July 2016. In addition to states, the European Union, and each EU Country in its own right, is a member.
  • How many countries are members of WTO at present?

    Members and Observers. 164 members since 29 July 2016 , with dates of WTO membership. Click any member to see key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications.
  • Is Russia still a part of the World Trade Organization?

    After 18 years of negotiations, Russia joins the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as its 156th member today. This accession is particularly important for the EU, as the EU is Russia's first trading partner and Russia is the EU's third trading partner.
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Is Russia still a part of the World Trade Organization?

After 18 years of negotiations, Russia joins the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as its 156th member today. This accession is particularly important for the EU, as the EU is Russia's first trading partner and Russia is the EU's third trading partner.
  • What is the meaning of GATT?

    General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was a legal agreement between many countries, whose overall purpose was to promote international trade by reducing or eliminating trade barriers such as tariffs or quotas.
  • What is the Agreement on Government Procurement?

    The Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) is a plurilateral agreement under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO) that entered into force in 1981. It was then renegotiated in parallel with the Uruguay Round in 1994, and entered into force on 1 January 1996.
  • What are the trade agreements?

    Trade agreements may be bilateral or multilateral—that is, between two states or more than two states. For most countries international trade is regulated by unilateral barriers of several types, including tariffs, nontariff barriers, and outright prohibitions.
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What countries are not members of the WTO?

Here are eight of the most important trading nations who aren't currently WTO members:
  • Iran. Iran has the 27th largest economy in the world in 2016, with a projected nominal GDP of $412.304 billion USD.
  • Algeria.
  • Sudan.
  • Belarus.
  • Serbia.
  • Turkmenistan.
  • Azerbaijan.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • How many countries are members of the WTO?

    Membership : 159 countries are currently members of the WTO. The following 24 countries are currently negotiating their WTO membership (by date of application). 31 accessions have been completed since the WTO was established in 1995.
  • How many members are in the NATO?

    NATO has added new members seven times since its founding in 1949, and since 2017 NATO has had 29 members. Twelve countries were part of the founding of NATO: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • When did Russia join the WTO?

    List of members and accession dates
    CountryDate of AccessionGATT membership
    Qatar13 January 19967 April 1994
    Romania ( EU since 2007)1 January 199514 November 1971
    Russia22 August 2012
    Rwanda22 May 19961 January 1966

Updated: 18th November 2019

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