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What is the WTO, and how does it work? Here is what you should know

March 12, 2018

Via: CNN

Next stop: Geneva? Now that President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum are official, America’s trading partners are threatening to take their grievances to the World Trade Organization.

You might wonder why a distant international body has a say in US decisions on imports and exports.

Here’s a primer on the WTO, and how it’s linked to the current trade fight.

What is the WTO?

The WTO is the center of the global trading system.

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