Council for Trade in Goods - Minutes of the Meeting of the Council for Trade in Goods - 22 may 2008

World Trade Organization RESTRICTED G/C/M/93 17 June 2008 (08-2838) Council for Trade in Goods MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE IN GOODS 22 MAY 2008 Chairperson: H.E. Ambassador Karen Tan (Singapore) The meeting of the Council for Trade in Goods was convened by airgram WTO/AIR/3190 and the proposed agenda for the meeting was contained in document G/C/W/598. The meeting proceeded on the basis of the following agenda. Table of Contents Page I. Notification of Regional Trade Agreements 2 II. Market Access Matters 2 A. committee on market access – periodic report of the committee 2 B. introduction of harmonized system 1996 changes into wto schedules of tariff concessions – requests for extension of the waiver 2 III. UNITED STATES – REQUEST FOR WAIVERS FOR AFRICAN GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY ACT, CARIBBEAN BASIN ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT, AS AMENDED, AND ANDEAN TRADE PREFERENCE ACT, AS AMENDED 2 IV. SENEGAL - CUSTOMS VALUATION AGREEMENT