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Technical assistance under WTO Agreements

Several WTO Agreements contain provisions on technical assistance to LDCs: General Agreement on Trade in Services:Technical assistance by WTO Secretariat in the Preparation &...

ePing continues to help countries, including LDCs, to keep track of trade export requirements

ePing is an online platform that immediately alerts those registered when new trade notifications of particular interest to them are circulated. Users can search...

ePing – How to track changes in international trade rules and regulations online

A blog post by the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub highlights the need for an electronic notification system to track changes in...

ePing – SPS and TBT notifications and alert system

Governments establish product requirements to achieve policy objectives such as the protection of human health or the environment. The WTO SPS and TBT Agreements try to ensure that...

TBT Agreement: priority in advice and technical assistance.

The Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement aims to ensure that technical regulations, standards and similar measures are do not create unnecessary obstacles to trade and...

TBT Agreement: Participation in International Standard Setting (Article 11.2)

Article 11.2 of the TBT agreement stipulates that Members shall, if requested, advise other Members, especially the developing country Members, and shall grant them...

TBT Agreement: Provisions for LDCs in the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade

The TBT Agreement exists to ensure that technical regulations, standards, testing, and certification procedures do not create unnecessary obstacles to trade. The agreement prohibits...

TBT Agreement: Time-limited Exemptions from the Obligations of the TBT Agreement (Article 12.8)

The TBT Agreement recognizes that developing countries are not able to fully implement the Agreement because of their special development and trade needs and...

DESA, WTO & ITC sign collaboration agreement on ePing

On 6 October Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), World Trade Organization (WTO) and International Trade Centre (ITC) concluded the signing of an...

DESA/WTO/ITC info session on ePing notification alert system

On 13 June (from 4 to 6 pm), Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), World Trade Organization (WTO) and International Trade Centre (ITC)...

DESA delivers ePing training for WTO Advanced course on TBT Agreement

On 7 March Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) gave an introductory course to over 20 developing country participants on the ePing export...

Ugandans engage in new ePing training activities

From 29 February to 1 March, the Ministry of Trade of Uganda, with funding from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), organizes a...