By World Trade Organization
This can be a exact advisor on the way to learn WTO Schedules of Commitments for items and companies. The Schedules are a part of the felony Texts of the WTO Uruguay around Agreements. They include approximately 27,000 pages of particular commitments via 153 individuals of the WTO on industry entry stipulations for his or her markets. figuring out easy methods to interpret the Schedules is key for someone wishing to glean details for tutorial, professional, or enterprise reasons. Commissioned and reviewed via the WTO Secretariat, this can be a distinct advisor to knowing the Schedules.
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Extra resources for A Handbook on Reading WTO Goods and Services Schedules
In the Uruguay Round Schedules there is a column headed ‘Special Safeguard’ that may contain the letters ‘SSG’ but is otherwise blank. These letters designated products whose protection had been ‘tariffied’ – that is, converted from, for example, a quota to a tariff under the procedures adopted in the Uruguay Round – and that were eligible for ‘Special Safeguard’ protection in accordance with Article 5 of the Agreement on Agriculture. 27 A Handbook on Reading WTO Goods and Services Schedules Column 8 Column 9 6 Some agricultural products in Schedule 1A or 1B of the Uruguay Round Schedules have the annotation ‘ST-5’, referring to the ‘special treatment’ provisions of Annex 5 of the Agreement on Agriculture.
The MFN Exemption Lists that have been submitted by some eighty members are largely self-explanatory. They contain the following five types of information for each exemption: the sector to which the exemption applies; the measure concerned and its inconsistency with Article II; the countries to which the measure applies; the intended duration of the exemption; and, finally, the conditions creating the need for the exemption. As a basic principle, members are required to apply their specific commitments on an MFN basis.
Also, there are equivalents to the exception clauses known from the GATT that allow for departures from general obligations or specific commitments under specified conditions (Articles XII, XIV and XIVbis). MFN and MFN Exemptions Most-favoured-nation treatment is a general obligation which applies to all measures affecting trade in services in any sector covered by the GATS, regardless 42 The services Schedules: specific commitments under the GATS of whether specific commitments have been made or not.
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