Trade and investment topics
60th anniversary of GATT
1 January 2008 marks the 60th anniversary of the multilateral trading system.
On 1 January 1948 the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (the GATT) entered into force – an agreement that led ultimately to the establishment of the World Trade Organization in 1995.
The Australian Government statements made at the time of the establishment of the GATT were: