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Provisions for LDCs in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS...

The TRIPS Agreement, which came into effect on 1 January 1995, is to date the most comprehensive multilateral agreement on intellectual property. The areas...

Preferential Market Access- Australia GSP

Australia provides for DFQF market access for imports from LDCs under its GSP scheme since 2003. All products are covered by the scheme.  Utilization by...

Preferential Market Access – Norway GSP

Norway provides DFQF market access for imports from LDCs under its GSP scheme. The first Norwegian GSP scheme came into place in 1971. DFQF...

Standards and Trade Development Facility

The Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) seeks to assist developing countries in building their capacity to analyze and employ international standards, guidelines and recommendations and...

TRIPS Agreement: Paragraph 6 system

Article 31(f) of the TRIPS Agreement states products made under compulsory licensing must be "predominantly for the supply of the domestic market". Countries producing...

Customs Valuation Agreement: Reservation Concerning Minimum Values (Annex III: 2)

Annex III: 2 of the Customs Valuation Agreement allowed developing countries which valued goods on the basis of officially established minimum values to make a reservation...

GATS Article IV – Increasing Participation of Developing Countries and contact points

The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) provides that special priority shall be given to the least-developed countries in the efforts to increase...

Dispute Settlement Understanding

Article 24.1 of the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU) requires that Members exercise "due restraint" when launching disputes against LDCs. Article 24.1 further states...

Customs Valuation Agreement: special consideration to requests by LDCs

The WTO Customs Valuation Agreement aims to establish a fair, uniform and neutral system for the valuation of goods for customs purposes. The special...

Preferential Market Access- Japan GSP

Japan provides for DFQF market access for imports from LDCs under its GSP scheme. The first Japanese GSP scheme came into place in 1971,...

Preferential Market Access- Switzerland GSP

Switzerland provides for DFQF access for imports from LDCs within its GSP scheme. The first Swiss GSP came into the place in 1972, whereas...

Preferential Market Access: Turkey GSP

Turkey provides DFQF access for LDCs under its GSP scheme  which entered into force on 1 January 2002. Its last renewal dates 1 January...