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World Trade Organisation iLibrary now live



Every year, the World Trade Organization (WTO) publishes around 70 new titles on various trade issues. As of January 2019, the WTO iLibrary consisted of over 700 ebook titles, nearly 9,000 chapters, 226 working papers and 3 databases, with around 70 new titles on various trade issues being published every year.  In particular the following topics are covered:

  • Agriculture and food safety
  • Anti-dumping, subsidies, safeguards
  • Development and building trade capacity
  • Dispute settlement
  • Economic research and trade policy analysis
  • Environment
  • Government procurement
  • Information technology and e-commerce
  • Intellectual property
  • Market access
  • Regional trade agreements
  • Services​
  • Technical barriers to trade​
  • Trade facilitation and customs valuation​
  • Trade finance​
  • Trade monitoring​
  • WTO accessions​

These publications are now available online in a single research repository, the WTO iLibrary at www.wto-ilibrary.org.Titles are organised alphabetically, by series and by year. You can search to discover full publications, or directly access their components: articles and chapters.

WTO iLibrary has been developed in partnership with OECD Publishing as part of the IGO Partnership Programme. 

WTO iLibrary offers wide ranging research and knowledge to a variety of audiences:

  • Universities and research organisations
  • Businesses and private sector
  • Government and public administrations
  • Non-governmental organisations and think tanks
  • Libraries
  • Legal and Financial Services

Most content is available to access in PDF format for subscribers, more recent content is also offered in ePub format and HTML; and full READ access for all users by clicking the READ icon. READ editions are optimised for mobile devices and can be read online wherever there is an internet connection - desktop computer, tablets or smart phones. They are also shareable and can easily be embedded.

World Trade Organisation iLibrary

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The World Trade Organisation's iLibrary brings together for the first time all the WTO's key research material on global trade into one self-contained area. Explore the WTO iLibrary and discover ...

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