The future of the World Trade Organization hearing before the Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, May 17, 2005 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Trade.

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  • World Trade Organization -- United States,
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Organization),
  • Free trade -- United States,
  • United States -- Commercial policy

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Paginationiii, 92 p. ;
Number of Pages92
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ISBN 100160760933
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