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Committee on Agriculture - Compliance with Notification Obligations - Note by the Secretariat - Revision
日期:2021/09/08
作者:WTO Secretariat
文件編號:G/AG/GEN/86/Rev.43
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compliance with notification obligations

NOTE BY THE SECRETARIAT[1]

Revision

The present document has been prepared to assist with the consideration of the agenda item "overdue notifications" during the 99th meeting of the Committee on Agriculture to be held on 23‑24 September 2021. It reflects Members' compliance with their regular notification obligations as of 7 September 2021.[2]

 

In preparing this note, the Secretariat has largely relied on the Agriculture Information Management System (AG-IMS).[3]

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1   NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS. 3

1.1   Annual Notification Obligations. 5

1.1.1   Table MA:1 notifications, comprehensive one-off (Implementation of tariff and other
quota commitments; Article 18.2 – 30 days) 5

1.1.2   Table MA:2 notifications (Imports under tariff and other quotas; Article 18.2 – 60 days) 5

1.1.3   Table MA:5 notifications (Special Safeguard; Articles 5.7 and 18.2 – 30 days) 6

1.1.4   Table DS:1 notifications (Domestic support; Article 18.2 – 90 days or 120 days if the
initial notification is provisional) 7

1.1.5   Table ES:1 notifications (Export subsidies; Article 18.2 – 60 days or 120 days if the
initial notification is provisional) 7

1.1.6   Table ES:2 notifications (Total exports; Articles 10 and 18.2 – 120 days) 8

1.2   Other Regular Notification Obligations Applicable only upon Maintenance of Specific
Measures. 9

1.2.1   Table ES:3 notifications (Food aid volumes; Articles 10 and 18.2 – 120 days) 9

1.2.2   Table NF:1 notifications (Food and other aid in the context of the Marrakesh Decision; Article 16.2 – 60 days) 9

1.3   Symbols and Abbreviations. 9

2   COMPLIANCE WITH ANNUAL NOTIFICATION OBLIGATIONS. 10

2.1   Tariff and Other Quota Commitments (Tables MA:1 and MA:2) 10

2.2   Special Safeguard (Table MA:5) 11

2.3   Domestic Support (Table DS:1) 13

2.4   Export Subsidies: Budgetary Outlays and Quantity Reduction Commitments (Table ES:1) 17

2.5   Export Subsidies: Notification of Total Exports (Table ES:2) 21

3   OTHER REGULAR NOTIFICATION OBLIGATIONS APPLICABLE ONLY UPON MAINTENANCE OF SPECIFIC MEASURES. 23

3.1   Export Subsidies: Notification of the Total Volume of Food Aid (Table ES:3), 2007‑2020. 23

3.2   Notification under Article 16.2 of the Agreement on Agriculture (Table NF:1), 2007‑2020. 23



[1] 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.

[2] G/AG/2 and G/AG/2/Add.1 refer. This document therefore does not reflect the status of ad hoc notification requirements, i.e. those relating to: (i) the triggering of the special safeguard provisions (Tables MA:3 and MA:4); (ii) the introduction or modification of domestic support measures for which exemption from reduction commitments is claimed (Table DS:2); and (iii) export prohibitions and restrictions (Table ER:1).

[3] Available online at http://agims.wto.org.