Committe on Rules of Origin - China's Comments on Document G/RO/W/111/Rev.3
World Trade Organization G/RO/W/126 16 June 2009 (09-2915) Committee on Rules of Origin Original: English CHINA’ s Comments on DOCUMENT G/RO/W/111/Rev.3 The following communication, dated 12 June 2009, has been received from the Delegation of China. _______________ 1 . T he issue of whether relative P rimary R ules on chapter level should be described as C hapter N otes has been discussed by Members. A s stipulated in G/RO/W/111/Rev.3, some P rimary R ules on chapter level have been transf orm ed into C hapter N otes. B ut these two criteria can still be found co-existing in some C hapters (e.g . Chapter 38, 40, 43, 48, 55, 56, 57, 58, 62, 63, 72, etc.), which make it difficult to distinguish chapter P rimary R ules from C hapter N otes. The inconsistency in wording results in confusion in understanding. China considers that it would be clearer if the affiliation among these criteri a could be re-sorted. Ch