Concessions under the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System - A Procedure for Introduction of Harmonized System 2002 Changes to Schedules of Concessions - Draft Decision
作者:WTO Secretariat
World Trade Organization RESTRICTED G/C/W/271 6 July 2001 (01-3380) Council for Trade in Goods 5 July 2001 CONCESSIONS UNDER THE HARMONIZED COMMODITY DESCRIPTION AND CODING SYSTEM A Procedure For Introduction Of Harmonized System 2002 Changes To Schedules Of Concessions Draft Decision The General Council, Having regard to Articles IV:2 and IX:1 of the WTO Agreement; Recalling that the Contracting Parties of the GATT 1947 had originally agreed to a method for introducing the Harmonized System (HS) into schedules by their Decision of 12 July 1983; Recalling that the Contracting Parties to GATT 1947, by their Decision of 8 October 1991, decided on simplified procedures for the implementation of HS changes to Schedules; Noting the increased complexity of introducing HS changes into WTO schedules and the lengthy period of time it has taken to introduce HS 1996 changes into WTO schedules; Taking into account the desire of Members to f