STATUS OF SUBMISSIONS TO THE INTEGRATED DATA BASE (IDB)
Note by the Secretariat
Pursuant to the General Council Decision circulated on 16 July 1997 (WT/L/225), and at the request of the Members of the Committee, the attached tables indicate the submissions received since the last version of the document "Status of Submissions to the Integrated Data Base (IDB)" (G/MA/IDB/2/Rev.51) and the comprehensive status of submissions to the IDB. As agreed during the CMA meeting of 29 September 2015, the new format of the status of submissions includes only the most recent 10 years and with information on the number of non-MFN duty schemes included in the submission. The comprehensive status of submission which includes all years from 1996 is available in electronic format from the IDB document exchange facility (https://idbfileexchange.wto.org). Further, pursuant to the CMA decision of 28 May 2019 on the "Modalities and Operation of the Integrated Database (G/MA/367)", the status of submissions reports were revised to reflect the updated notification requirements.
 This document has been prepared under the Secretariat's own responsibility and is without prejudice to the positions of Members or to their rights and obligations under the WTO.
The information provided by the European Union covers its 28 member States from 1 July 2013 until 31 January 2020. The United Kingdom withdrew from the European Union as of 1 February 2020. The European Union and the United Kingdom have communicated that during the transition period, which ends on 31 December 2020, European Union law, with a few limited exceptions, continues to be applicable to and in the United Kingdom. During that transition period, the EU MFN applied and preferential tariffs continue to be applicable in the United Kingdom. See WT/Let/1462 and WT/GC/206.
The information provided by Switzerland covers Liechtenstein.