European Union

EU-28
Schedule CLXXV (175)
Previous configurations
EU
European Union
EU-27
No schedule
EU-25
Schedule CLXXIII (173)
EEC
European Economic Community
EEC-15
Schedule CXL (140)
EEC-12
Schedule LXXX (80)
EEC-10
No schedule
EEC-9
Schedule LXXII (72)
EEC-6
Schedule XL (40)
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withdrawn

Ongoing procedures

Procedure Last date Type Status Download
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

All procedures and legal instruments

Procedure Last date Type Status Certifications Download
L/7614 15.12.1994
Initiated on: 15.12.1994 Last updated on: 15.12.1994
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Article XXVIII - Step 2 Withdrawn
G/SP/2 03.08.1994
Initiated on: 03.08.1994 Last updated on: 03.08.1994
Uruguay Round Certified WT/Let/529
G/AG/AGST/EEC 15.04.1994
Initiated on: 15.04.1994 Last updated on: 15.04.1994
Uruguay Round Withdrawn
UR/94-EEC-12 15.04.1994
Initiated on: 15.04.1994 Last updated on: 15.04.1994
Uruguay Round Withdrawn
Secret/343 26.10.1993
Initiated on: 26.10.1993 Last updated on: 26.10.1993
Pre-WTO>Article XXVIII Unknown status
Let/1793-EEC-12 17.12.1992
Initiated on: 17.12.1992 Last updated on: 17.12.1992
Pre-WTO>HS Certified Self-certified
Secret/336 21.08.1992
Initiated on: 30.06.1992 Last updated on: 21.08.1992
Pre-WTO>Article XXVIII Unknown status
SECRET/C/HS/9 09.03.1992
Initiated on: 09.03.1992 Last updated on: 09.03.1992
Pre-WTO>HS Certified Let/1793-EEC-12
Secret/333 08.03.1991
Initiated on: 14.08.1990 Last updated on: 08.03.1991
Pre-WTO>Article XXVIII Unknown status
L/6292/Add.1 23.12.1987
Initiated on: 23.12.1987 Last updated on: 23.12.1987
Pre-WTO>HS Concluded

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.