|作者：||Working Party on State Trading Enterprises|
(2014) OF THE WORKING PARTY ON
STATE TRADING ENTERPRISES
(adopted 9 october 2014)
1. The Working Party on State Trading Enterprises was established by
the Council for Trade in Goods at its meeting of 20 February 1995,
pursuant to paragraph 5 of the Understanding on the Interpretation of
Article XVII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994
(hereinafter "the Understanding"). Membership of the Working Party is
open to all Members indicating their wish to serve on it. Observer governments
in the General Council of the WTO have observer status in the Working Party.
During the year under review, the Working Party held one formal meeting under
the Chairmanship of Mr Mohammed Al Mardhoof Al Saadi (
2. The mandate of the Working Party is set out in paragraph 5 of
the Understanding. The Working Party completed its mandate to develop an
illustrative list of state trading relationships and activities with the
adoption of the Illustrative List by the Council for Trade in Goods on
15 October 1999 (G/
3. This Report is submitted under paragraph 5 of the Understanding. It sets out the activities of the Working Party during the year under review.
4. In 2014, the Working Party held a formal meeting on 9 October. The minutes of this meeting will be circulated as document G/STR/M/26. The next regular meeting of the Working Party is scheduled for 12 October 2015.
5. Article XVII:4 of the GATT 1994 and paragraph 1 of
the Understanding require Members to notify their state trading enterprises to
the Council for Trade in Goods. New and full notifications were first required
in 1995 and, subsequently, every third year thereafter, while updating
notifications were to be made in the intervening years. On
11 November 2003, the Working Party adopted the recommendation
contained in document G/
6. In the period under review, 64 new and full notifications and 13 updating notifications were received. The Working Party reviewed all of these notifications at its regular meeting on 9 October 2014. The new and full notifications included: (a) the 2014 notifications from Albania; Australia; Burkina Faso; Canada; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Egypt; European Union; Georgia; Honduras; Hong Kong, China; Japan; Kuwait, the State of; Liechtenstein; Macao, China; Mali; Mauritius; New Zealand; Norway; Oman; Peru; Senegal; Singapore; South Africa; Switzerland; Chinese Taipei; Ukraine and the United States of America; (b) the 2012 notifications from Albania; Burkina Faso; Costa Rica; Mauritius; Oman; Senegal; the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Togo; (c) the 2010 notifications from Albania; Burkina Faso; Cabo Verde; Costa Rica; Oman; Senegal and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; (d) the 2008 notifications from Burkina Faso; Costa Rica; Oman; Senegal; and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; (e) the 2006 notifications from Burkina Faso; Costa Rica; Oman; Senegal and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; (f) the 2004 notifications from Burkina Faso; Costa Rica; Oman and Senegal; (g) the 2001 notifications from Burkina Faso and Senegal; (h) the 1998 notifications from Burkina Faso and Senegal; (i) and the 1995 notification from Burkina Faso and Senegal.
7. The updating notifications
reviewed were as follows: (a) the 2003 notifications from
8. At the October 2014 meeting of the
Working Party, both the European Union and
9. At the same meeting, the Working
Party reviewed a Counter-Notification, submitted by the
10. Finally, the Working Party adopted its Annual Report to the Council for Trade in Goods for the year 2014.
3 Compliance with the notification obligation
11. During the year under review and up to 5 November 2014, 33 new and
full notifications have been received for the 2014 notification period (G/
12. The following Members have not submitted any notification for the current period: Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Bahrain, the Kingdom of; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belize; Benin; Bolivia, the Plurinational State of; Botswana; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Burundi; Cabo Verde; Cambodia; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; China; Congo; Côte d'Ivoire; Cuba; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; El Salvador; Fiji; Gabon; The Gambia; Ghana; Grenada; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Iceland; India; Indonesia; Israel; Jamaica; Jordan; Kenya; Kyrgyz Republic; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Lesotho; Madagascar; Malawi; Maldives; Mauritania; Mexico; Moldova, Republic of; Mongolia; Montenegro; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nepal; Nicaragua; Niger; Pakistan; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Philippines; Qatar; Russian Federation; Rwanda; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of; Sierra Leone; Solomon Islands; Sri Lanka; Suriname; Swaziland; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Uganda; United Arab Emirates; Uruguay; Vanuatu; Venezuela, the Bolivarian Republic of; Viet Nam; Yemen; Zambia and Zimbabwe.
13. Information on the status of state trading notifications since 1995 is set out in document G/STR/11.