united states - measures affecting textiles
and apparel products (II)
Request to Join Consultations
Communication from El Salvador
The following communication, dated 7 December 1998, from the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the Permanent Mission of the United States, the Permanent Delegation of the European Commission and to the Chairman of the Dispute Settlement Body, is circulated in accordance with Article 4.11 of the DSU.
The Government of El Salvador has taken note of the request for consultations made by the Commission of the European Communities and circulated in document WT/DS151/1, G/TMB/N/341, G/RO/D/3, G/TBT/D/19 and G/L/279, dated 25 November 1998, concerning measures by the United States Government affecting textiles and apparel products.
Given the importance of trade in textiles for the economy of our country, and in view of our substantial trade interest, El Salvador, in accordance with GATT Article XXII and paragraph 4.11 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding, wishes to be joined in the consultation procedure requested by the Commission of the European Communities.