1. Auflage 2018 (PDF)



The multilateral trading system, as embodied by the World Trade Organization is under threat. Even before Trump and trade wars, the WTO lost the central role it had as a place discussion, rule-making and conflict resolution. A new paper that the Bertelsmann Stiftung commissioned from Dr. Johann Basedow discusses the options that have been forwarded to strengthen the WTO and the multilateral trading system.