This agreement defines the scope, functions and structure of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The agreements previously negotiated under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), as well as the Uruguay Round agreements, have been incorporated as integral parts of the Marrakesh Agreement and have been incorporated into its annexes. These agreements are now considered WTO agreements. Although the Marrakesh agreement itself does not apply directly to your business, the WTO agreements offer, in their annexes, a comprehensive set of rules aimed at facilitating competition in the current global market. The full text of all WTO agreements, including those concluded since the wto`s inception, is contained in the TARA database on negotiations and compliance with U.S. Department of Commerce trade agreements. The objective of the signatory countries of the Marrakesh Agreement was to create an integrated multilateral trading system including the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the results of all trade cycles (including uruguay Round) since the signing of the GATT in 1947. The Marrakesh Agreement: THE TANC can help you understand your rights under this agreement, and may warn U.S. government officials to ask questions of the other country concerned, if necessary, to help you solve your problem. All WTO members are parties to the Marrakesh agreement, including countries that have joined the WTO since its signing.
The agreement establishing the World Trade Organization, commonly known as the Marrakesh Agreement, was signed on 15 April 1994 in Marrakech, Morocco, for the conclusion of multilateral trade negotiations in the Uruguay Round.