A) By 1995 tariffs had been eliminated. The WTO was created to reduce non-tariff trade barriers.
B) The charter of the GATT had run out and a new organization was needed to promote international trade.
C) The GATT agreement only covered trade in goods. The WTO was created to cover trade in goods, services, and intellectual property.
D) The creation of the European Union (EU) made the GATT obsolete. The WTO was formed to regulate trade between the EU and other nations.