Agreement On Clothing And Textiles

(a) to improve access to the textile and clothing markets through measures such as tariff reductions and commitments, the removal or elimination of non-tariff barriers and the facilitation of customs, administrative and licensing formalities; 3. For the duration of this agreement, members will submit notifications to the TMB, within 60 days of its entry into force, which will be communicated to all other WTO bodies regarding any further restrictions or changes to existing restrictions on textile and clothing products, in accordance with a 1994 GATT provision. (b) enforcing the fair and fair conditions policy for textiles and clothing in areas such as anti-dumping and dumping rules and procedures, subsidies and countervailing measures, and the protection of intellectual property rights; and one. Within 60 days of the WTO agreement coming into force, members who maintain restrictions (4) on textile and clothing products (with restrictions other than those under macro-financial assistance and under Article 2) communicate, whether or not they are in compliance with the 1994 GATT, (a) in detail with the TMB, or (b) to the TMB, communications about them forwarded to other WTO agencies. Notifications should contain, if any, information on any justification for the 1994 GATT restrictions, including the 1994 GATT provisions on which they are based. 1. All quantitative restrictions under bilateral agreements, maintained in accordance with Article 4 or in force in accordance with Articles 7 or 8 of macro-financial assistance, are, the day before the wto agreement enters into force, within sixty days of the agreement`s entry into force, by members who maintain these restrictions by the Article 8 textile control body (TMB in this agreement). Members agreed that from the date of the WTO agreement`s entry into force, all of these restrictions, which are maintained between the contracting parties to the 1947 GATT and apply the day before it enters into force, will be subject to the provisions of this agreement. 1. This appendix lists textile and clothing products defined at the six-digit level by the codes of the Harmonized System of Description of Goods and Codification (SH). 5) In order to facilitate the integration of the textile and clothing sector into the 1994 GATT, members should enable continuous and autonomous industrial adaptation and increased competition in their markets. 9.

Details of the agreed restraint measure are communicated to the TMB within 60 days of the conclusion of the agreement.

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