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Customs Valuation Agreement: Reservation Concerning Application of Article 5.2 Whether or Not the Importer...

In contrast with the special provisions under Article 20.1, 20.2, Annex III: 1 & Annex III: 2, Annex III:3 & 4 are permanent exceptions if Members consented to the reservation. Members who made a reservation...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Delayed Application of the Computed Value Method (Article 20.2):

Pursuant to Article 20.2, developing countries could delay application of the computed value method for a period not exceeding three years following the application of all other provisions of this Agreement.  Developing country Members...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Transitional Period & Extension (Article 20.1 and Annex III: 1)

The Agreement on Customs Valuation permitted developing countries not party to the Tokyo Round Customs Valuation Code to delay application for an initial transitional period of five years. Developing country Members who chose to delay...

SPS Agreement: Technical Assistance By WTO Members (Art. 9)

Under Article 9, Members agree to facilitate the provision of technical assistance to other Members, especially developing county Members, either bilaterally or through the appropriate international organizations.  Such assistance may be, inter alia, in...

Preferential Market Access: Morocco’s preferential treatment for LDCs

Since 1 January 2001, Morocco grants duty free access to 33 African LDCs on 61 products. Utilization by LDCs: In 2016, Morocco imported merchandise goods amounting to a total of US$ 125.5 million from African LDCs....

GATS: Technical Cooperation in Telecommunications with Developed Countries (6.d)

In the GATS Annex on Telecommunications, paragraph 6(d) it is agreed that "members shall give special consideration to opportunities for the least-developed countries to encourage foreign suppliers of telecommunications services to assist in the...

Technical Assistance by WTO: Provisions for LDCs

Technical cooperation is an area of WTO work that is devoted to helping LDCs operate successfully in the multilateral trading system. The objective is to help build the necessary institutions and to train officials....

Agreement on Agriculture: Exemption from reduction commitments (Article 15.2):

Pursuant to Article 15.2 of the AoA, least-developed country Members shall not be required to undertake reduction commitments.   In the market access pillar, this article provides LDCs with an exemption from reducing their bound...

TRIPS priority needs

As of March 11, 2013, seven LDCs have submitted to the TRIPS Council their priority needs for technical and financial assistance for  the implementation of the TRIPS Agreement. The countries are as follows: Year Country Document reference 2012 Mali IP/C/W/575 2011 Senegal IP/C/W/555 2010 Tanzania IP/C/W/552 2010 Rwanda IP/C/W/548;...

Mali EiF and mango exports

Mali is a beneficiary of the Enhanced Integrated Framework.  The Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) and its update identified the main supply-side constraints the country confronted to expand its exports and enhance its competitiveness....