The Republic of North Macedonia has been a member of the World Trade Organization since April 2003. The World Trade Organization (WTO) (link:  as a supranational institution is one of the most important institutions dealing with international economic relations. Through its bodies and units, the WTO realizes its dual role: establishing and strengthening rules for international trade in goods and services and trade liberalization. The WTO is a forum for governments to negotiate trade agreements and a place to resolve trade disputes. The importance of the WTO and the aspirations of countries to to be part of this organization derives from the great privileges that the WTO membership brings with it in terms of providing more favorable treatment for national products and trade entities in their access to foreign markets, as well as encouraging the growth of international trade in developing countries.