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Schedule XIX – UNITED KINGDOM
Communication from the United Kingdom
The following communication, dated 20 December 2018, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of the United Kingdom.
As a consequence of the forthcoming withdrawal of the United Kingdom (“UK”) from the European Union (“EU”) and with reference to the joint EU-UK letter addressed to the WTO Membership on 11 October 2017, the UK circulated on 24 July 2018 in document G/MA/TAR/RS/570 its draft goods schedule, replicating the concessions and commitments applicable to the UK as expressed in Schedule CLXXV-EU28. The UK hereby provides notification that it is prepared to enter into negotiations and consultations with the appropriate WTO Members pursuant to Article XXVIII of the GATT 1994 (“Modification of Schedules”) with respect to its obligations concerning Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs).