1. According to the World Trade Organization's website: "The WTO deals with the global rules of trade between nations. Its main function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably and freely as possible."
i) Discuss some ways in which the WTO is succeeding and other ways in which the WTO is failing in that mission.
ii) there have been some recent protests against the WTO. What are some of the causes of these protests and are the protestors' reasons valid?
is the WTO important or necessary for the general facilitation of global trade? Why or why not?