The birth of the WTO was more of a continuation than a truly new creation.
This view has its points, as the most economically powerful nations seem to set the WTO agenda and were the first to pass anti-dumping acts to protect favored domestic industries while also opposing similar actions by less powerful nations.
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One problem that many WTO critics point to is apparent concessions the organization has made to its charters.
The most striking example is the system of tariff brokering that takes place through an organization designed to reduce barriers to trade.