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A Handbook on Accession to the WTO: A WTO Secretariat Publication

A Handbook on Accession to the WTO: A WTO Secretariat Publication

by World Trade Organization, Arif Hussain


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521425940
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/19/2008
Series: World Trade Organization
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and summary; 1. Accession in perspective; 2. The basic rules; 3. Technical assistance and training for acceding countries; 4. The accession process: the procedures and how they have been applied; 5. Substance of accession negotiations; Annexes: Annex 1. Statistical survey; Annex 2. WTO provisions on accession; Annex 3. Ministerial declarations (accession-related paragraphs); Annex 4. Guidelines for accession of least-developed countries; Annex 5. Documentation and timeline for completed accessions; Annex 6. Basic factual information to be supplied; Annex 7. Supplementary factual information; Annex 8. Formats for initial tariff offer and for schedule of Concessions and Commitments on Goods; Annex 9. Drafting a services schedule; Annex 10. Text of decisions on accession and accession protocols; Annex 11. List of WTO agreements and associated legal instruments; Annex 12. Overview of protocol commitments; Annex 13. Suggested formats for legislative action plans and transitional periods for LDC; Annex 14. Agricultural tariff rate quotas and special safeguards; Annex 15. Sectoral initiatives.

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