European Union

14 WTO Procedures

12 under 1980 Procedures

2 Initial HS transpositions

Status of 1980 Procedures

9
certified
0
under 3-month period
0
under domestic procedures
1
under reservations
2
withdrawn

All procedures and legal instruments

Status
Procedure Last date Type Status Certifications Download
G/SECRET/42 22.12.2020
Initiated on: 24.07.2018 Last updated on: 22.12.2020
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Ongoing
G/MA/TAR/RS/456 27.02.2017
Initiated on: 27.02.2017 Last updated on: 27.02.2017
ITA Expansion Certified WT/Let/1265
G/SECRET/18 19.06.2013
Initiated on: 31.07.2003 Last updated on: 19.06.2013
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Certified WT/Let/1220
G/MA/TAR/RS/357 19.09.2016
Initiated on: 25.04.2014 Last updated on: 19.09.2016
Article XXVIII - Step 2, Full schedule Withdrawn Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/SECRET/35 15.04.2013
Initiated on: 15.04.2013 Last updated on: 15.04.2013
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Ongoing
G/MA/TAR/RS/506 17.10.2017
Initiated on: 17.10.2017 Last updated on: 17.10.2017
Article XXVIII - Step 2, HS2007, HS2012, HS2017, Full schedule Reservations
Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/SECRET/32 20.12.2012
Initiated on: 16.06.2009 Last updated on: 20.12.2012
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Ongoing
G/MA/TAR/RS/506 17.10.2017
Initiated on: 17.10.2017 Last updated on: 17.10.2017
Article XXVIII - Step 2, HS2007, HS2012, HS2017, Full schedule Reservations
Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/SECRET/30 25.05.2009
Initiated on: 03.08.2007 Last updated on: 25.05.2009
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Certified WT/Let/1220
G/MA/TAR/RS/357 19.09.2016
Initiated on: 25.04.2014 Last updated on: 19.09.2016
Article XXVIII - Step 2, Full schedule Withdrawn Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/SECRET/25 25.05.2009
Initiated on: 15.06.2006 Last updated on: 25.05.2009
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Certified WT/Let/1220
G/MA/TAR/RS/357 19.09.2016
Initiated on: 25.04.2014 Last updated on: 19.09.2016
Article XXVIII - Step 2, Full schedule Withdrawn Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/SECRET/20 11.01.2007
Initiated on: 30.01.2004 Last updated on: 11.01.2007
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Certified
G/MA/TAR/RS/357 19.09.2016
Initiated on: 25.04.2014 Last updated on: 19.09.2016
Article XXVIII - Step 2, Full schedule Withdrawn Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/SECRET/26 25.10.2006
Initiated on: 28.09.2006 Last updated on: 25.10.2006
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Ongoing
G/MA/TAR/RS/506 17.10.2017
Initiated on: 17.10.2017 Last updated on: 17.10.2017
Article XXVIII - Step 2, HS2007, HS2012, HS2017, Full schedule Reservations
Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/SECRET/22 01.02.2005
Initiated on: 02.08.2004 Last updated on: 01.02.2005
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Certified WT/Let/868
G/MA/TAR/RS/297 27.07.2012
Initiated on: 27.07.2012 Last updated on: 27.07.2012
Article XXVIII - Step 2 Certified WT/Let/868 Article XXVIII - Step 2

Additional information

  • On 1 December 2009, the Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community (done at Lisbon, 13 December 2007) entered into force.  On 29 November 2009, the WTO received a Verbal Note (WT/L/779) from the Council of the European Union and the Commission of the European Communities stating that, by virtue of the Treaty of Lisbon, as of 1 December 2009, the European Union replaces and succeeds the European Community.
  • The European Union indicated through a communication (L/7614) its intention to withdraw the tariff concessions in Schedule XXXII of Austria, Schedule XXIV of Finland, Schedule XXX of Sweden and Schedule LXXX for the EC-12.  This withdrawal became effective on 1 January 1995.  Schedule CXL of EC-15 was circulated in G/L/65 + G/L/65/Rev.1 + G/L/65/Rev.1/Add.1 + G/L/65/Rev.1/Add.2 + G/L/65/Rev.1/Add.2/Corr.1 + G/L/65/Rev.1/Add.3 + G/L/65/Rev.1/Add.4 + G/L/65/Rev.1/Add.5. It has been certified (WT/Let/666).
  • The European Union indicated through a communication (G/SECRET/20 and G/SECRET/20/Add.1) its intention to withdraw the tariff concessions in Schedule XCII of Czech Republic, Schedule CXLIV of Republic of Estonia, Schedule CVII of Republic of Cyprus, Schedule CXLIII of Republic of Latvia, Schedule CL of Republic of Lithuania, Schedule LXXI of Republic of Hungary, Schedule CXVII of Republic of Malta, Schedule LXV of Republic of Poland, Schedule XCVI of Republic of Slovenia, Schedule XCIII of Slovak Republic and Schedule CXL of EC-15.  This withdrawal became effective from 1 May 2004.  Reservations were raised.
  • The European Union indicated through a communication (G/SECRET/26) its intention to withdraw the tariff concessions in Schedule CXXXIX of Bulgaria and LXIX of Romania.  This withdrawal became effective on 1 January 2007.
  • The European Union indicated through a communication (G/SECRET/35) its intention to withdraw the tariff concessions in Schedule CXLVII of Croatia. This withdrawal became effective on 1 July 2013.