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4)  Do you agree that it is high time for member states to unite and adopt corrective measures and halt the WTO from losing its relevance? Elucidate with your opinion.(250 words)

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4)  Do you agree that it is high time for member states to unite and adopt corrective measures and halt the WTO from losing its relevance? Elucidate with your opinion.(250 words)

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Why this question:

U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this month attacked the World Trade Organization (WTO) for allowing countries such as India and China to engage in unfair trade practices that affect American economic interests. While addressing a gathering in Pennsylvania, Mr. Trump took issue with the “developing country” status enjoyed by India and China at the WTO.

Key demand of the question:

In such a context it is essential to debate on the fact that it is high time for member states to unite and adopt corrective measures and halt the WTO from losing its relevance.

Directive:

ElucidateGive a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In brief discuss the relevance of WTO is today’s times.

Body:

Explain in detail how during recent years, the capacity of the World Trade Organization (WTO), as the supreme body of trade rules, has been questioned on several occasions.

There is increasing debate about the WTO losing its relevance to address many of the modern trade issues and resolve disputes among its members. 

Discuss the significant issues that are at fore.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.

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