Access by Topic: Subsidies

Relevant texts identified in the agreements of the WTO
 

1.  


General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT 1947)

Article III* - National Treatment on Internal Taxation and Regulation

Article VI - Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties

Article XVI* - Subsidies


2.  


Agreement on Agriculture

Article 1 - Definition of Terms

Article 3 - Incorporation of Concessions and Commitments

Article 6 - Domestic Support Commitments

Article 8 - Export Competition Commitments

Article 9 - Export Subsidy Commitments

Article 10 - Prevention of Circumvention of Export Subsidy Commitments

Article 13 - Due Restraint


3.  


Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures

Article 1 - Definition of a Subsidy

Article 2 - Specificity

Article 3 - Prohibition

Article 4 - Remedies

Article 5 - Adverse Effects

Article 6 - Serious Prejudice

Article 7 - Remedies

Article 8 - Identification of Non-Actionable Subsidies

Article 11 - Initiation and Subsequent Investigation

Article 14 - Calculation of the Amount of a Subsidy in Terms - of the Benefit to the Recipient

Article 15 - Determination of Injury

Article 19 - Imposition and Collection of Countervailing Duties

Article 28 - Existing Programmes

Article 29 - Transformation into a Market Economy

Article 32 - Other Final Provisions


4.  


Annex 1B: General Agreement on Trade in Services

Article XV - Subsidies


5.  


Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft

Article 6 - Government Support, Export Credits, and Aircraft Marketing

Article 8 - Surveillance, Review, Consultation, and Dispute Settlement


6.  


Decision on Notification Procedures

Annex - Indicative list of Notifiable Measures


7.  


Declaration on Dispute Settlement Pursuant to the Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 or Part V of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures




Business Guide Chapters
 

1.  


Rules Governing Subsidies on Industrial Products

Flexibility available to developing countries in the use of subsidies


2.  


Agreement on Agriculture

Export subsidies and governmental support measures

Domestic support subsidies