questions on the WTO (world trade organisation)?

This questionnaire is part of my English research on the GATT and WTO and I would be grateful if you could help me by answering it. Please answer all of these questions to the best of your ability and honestly. 1)Have you heard of the GATT or WTO? Yes No 2) Is your country a WTO member? Yes No Don't know 3) Are the WTO and the GATT the same thing? Yes No I don’t know 4) How many members are in the WTO? 5) Are the members of the WTO: Individuals Organisations Countries Don’t know 6) What is the stated aim of the WTO? a)To promote free trade and stimulate economic growth b)Bring unemployment to and end c)Make trade more difficult d)Help developing countries 7) Has it succeeded in achieving its goal? Definitely Mostly Not even close Don't know 8) How many of the WTO members developing countries? 25% 50% 75% 9) who is the Director-General of the WTO? a)Supachai Panitchpakdi b)Pascal Lamy c)Kofi Annan d)George Bush Without making any amendments to the answers you gave above, please answer the following questions after reading this: WTO stands for the World Trade Organisation, which is a global organisation located in Geneva that aims to eliminate trade barriers and promote world trade. It has 150 members in which 75% are developing countries. In order to become a WTO member countries must comply with WTO agreements which include reducing tariffs, removing quotas and getting rid of subsidies. 10) Who benefits most from the WTO? a) Business men b) Farmers c) Working class d) Don't know 11) Do you think WTO will increase or decrease unemployment in your country? Increase Decrease Not sure (If you would like to further explain, that would be highly appreciated) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 12) Do you believe that the WTO affects you directly as an individual? Yes No Don’t know 13) Do you believe that the WTO will improve the standard of living of the typical Egyptian? Yes No Doesn’t make a difference 14) How will WTO effect competition in the world's markets? Less competition More competition too much competition 15) Do you believe that it would be better if the WTO was supervised by the UN? Yes No Doesn’t make a difference 16) Do you think the WTO will become stronger or weaker in the future? 17) Do you think WTO should have harsher penalties for those who break its terms? Yes No 18) Do you believe that the WTO is a means for the developed countries to control the economy of the developing countries? Yes No Don’t know 19) Is the WTO good or bad for developing countries? (Please explain your answer) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 20) Do you think the WTO conditions take away the independence of you country and has a bigger say in its economic running than it should, or that its conditions are the better for your country and the world's economy in general? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 21) If you were responsible for the WTO, how would you treat developed countries (like the USA and Japan) and developing countries (like Somalia and Rwanda)? Would you give them the same treatment and conditions or different? If different on what basis? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Asked By: sal_moe - 5/4/2007
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1.) Yes. Economics is part of my field of study... More
Answered By: Wade R - 5/4/2007
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1. No 2.Don't know 3.Don't know 4.100 5.Don't know 6 d 7 Don't know 8 50% 10 d 11 not sure 12 Don't know 13 no difference 14 Don't know 15 no difference 16 stronger 17 yes 18 Don't know 19-21 you gotta give me a candy to answer those
Answered By: intel_knight - 5/4/2007
My god thats a lot to type for 10 points
Answered By: darctangentia - 5/4/2007
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