WTO processes favor big business and rich countries. The WTO's undemocratic decision-making mechanisms are weighted in favor of the industrialized nations and against developing countries. Transnational business groups exert heavy influence on policies and negotiations, while citizen groups are marginalized and excluded.How many countries are there in WTO?
The WTO has 162 members. Sixty-five countries were members of the General Agreement on Tariff and Trade. Those 65 countries automatically became WTO members on January 1, 1995. All the remaining 97 countries went through the six step process to become WTO members.What countries were involved in WTO?
Europe has the most founding WTO members. Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. In addition, the European Union is a founding member.