Committee on Safeguards - Report (2019) of the Committee on Safeguards to the Council for Trade in Goods - Adopted on 18 November 2019
作者:Committee on Safeguards
文件編號:G/L/1346, G/SG/226

rEPORT (2019) OF THE COMMITTEE ON safeguards
to the council for trade in goods


1  general

1.1.  The Committee on Safeguards ("Committee") performs the functions set out in Article 13 of the Agreement on Safeguards. This report is submitted in accordance with Article 13.1(a) of the Agreement, which requires the Committee to report annually to the Council for Trade in Goods on the general implementation of the Agreement. The report covers the period 23 October 2018 – 18 November 2019 ("period under review").

1.2.  During the period under review, the Committee held two regular meetings, on 29 April 2019 (G/SG/M/55) and on 18 November 2019 (G/SG/M/56) and held two informal meetings on 1 February 2019 and on 27 September 2019.

1.3.  Observer governments in the General Council of the WTO have observer status in the Committee. Pursuant to their Agreements with the WTO, the IMF and the World Bank have observer status in the Committee as well. UNCTAD has observer status through a Committee decision. At its regular meetings in 1998, the Committee decided to invite the ACP Group and the OECD to attend Committee meetings on an ad hoc basis.

After its April meeting, the Committee elected Ms Katherine Dellar as Chairperson, and Mr Madi Sarsenov as Vice-Chairperson.