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withdrawn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/15 17.07.2003
Initiated on: 31.07.2002 Last updated on: 17.07.2003
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Certified WT/Let/669
G/MA/TAR/RS/90 24.01.2003
Initiated on: 24.01.2003 Last updated on: 24.01.2003
Article XXVIII - Step 2 Certified WT/Let/669 Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/SECRET/HS02/EEC/1 01.03.2002
Initiated on: 01.03.2002 Last updated on: 01.03.2002
Initial transpositions Replaced
G/SECRET/11 19.06.2001
Initiated on: 09.06.2000 Last updated on: 19.06.2001
Article XXVIII - Step 1 Certified WT/Let/668
G/MA/TAR/RS/80 19.06.2001
Initiated on: 19.06.2001 Last updated on: 19.06.2001
Article XXVIII - Step 2 Certified WT/Let/668 Article XXVIII - Step 2
G/MA/TAR/RS/74 15.12.2000
Initiated on: 15.12.2000 Last updated on: 15.12.2000
ITA Certified WT/Let/667
G/MA/TAR/RS/47 10.02.1998
Initiated on: 10.02.1998 Last updated on: 10.02.1998
ITA Certified WT/Let/261
G/MA/TAR/RS/30 13.04.1997
Initiated on: 13.04.1997 Last updated on: 13.04.1997
Spirits Certified WT/Let/178
G/MA/TAR/RS/16 02.04.1997
Initiated on: 02.04.1997 Last updated on: 02.04.1997
ITA Certified WT/Let/156
G/MA/TAR/RS/6 28.02.1996
Initiated on: 28.02.1996 Last updated on: 28.02.1996
Rectifications of errors Certified WT/Let/101
G/SECRET/HS96/3 01.09.1995
Initiated on: 01.09.1995 Last updated on: 01.09.1995
Initial transpositions Certified WT/Let/666
Secret/347 15.05.1995
Initiated on: 11.01.1995 Last updated on: 15.05.1995
Pre-WTO>Article XXVIII Concluded
G/L/65 22.02.2000
Initiated on: 14.03.1996 Last updated on: 22.02.2000
Article XXVIII - Step 2, Full schedule Withdrawn Article XXVIII - Step 2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.