Committee on Agriculture - Special session - Sub-Committee on Cotton - Cotton - Background paper by the Secretariat - Addendum
作者:WTO Secretariat
文件編號:TN/AG/GEN/34/Rev.16/Add.1, TN/AG/SCC/GEN/13/Rev.16/Add.1


Background paper by the Secretariat[1]


This addendum refers to and must be read in conjunction with document TN/AG/GEN/34/Rev.16 ‑ TN/AG/SCC/GEN/13/Rev.16. It showcases in particular: Members' replies to the questionnaire on new or updated cotton-related policy developments (Annex 4); and information on cotton markets and policies from the trade policy review mechanism (Annex 5).


The main updates captured in this revised version compared to the previous one[2] are as follows:


·          In Annex 4, inclusion of the following replies to the Secretariat questionnaire circulated on 2 March 2022: Argentina; Brazil; European Union; Hong Kong, China; Japan; Macao, China; Mozambique; Thailand; Togo; Ukraine and the United States, and


·          In Annex 5, inclusion of relevant information from Pakistan's new TPR report.





table of CONTENTS

annex 1. 2

ANNEX 2. 5

ANNEX 3. 8

ANNEX 4. 11

Annex 5. 43



[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. It has been prepared for information only and is not intended to provide any authoritative or official legal interpretation of the provisions of the WTO Agreements in general on in relation to any measure listed in this document.

[2] TN/AG/GEN/34/Rev.14/Add.1 ‑ TN/AG/SCC/GEN/13/Rev.14/Add.1.