Access by Topic: Transparency

Relevant texts identified in the agreements of the WTO
 

1.  


General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT 1947)

Article X - Publication and Administration of Trade Regulations


2.  


Understanding on the Interpretation of Article II:1(B) of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994


3.  


Understanding on the Interpretation of Article XVII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994

Article 1

Article 2


4.  


Understanding on the Balance-of-Payments Provisions of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994

Application of Measures


5.  


Agreement on Agriculture

Article 7 - General Disciplines on Domestic Support


6.  


Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

Article 7 - Transparency

ANNEX B - TRANSPARENCY OF SANITARY AND PHYTOSANITARY REGULATIONS


7.  


Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade

Article 2 - Preparation, Adoption and Application of Technical Regulations - by Central Government Bodies

Article 5 - Procedures for Assessment of Conformity by Central Government Bodies

Article 15 - Final Provisions - Reservations


8.  


Agreement on Trade-related Investment Measures

Article 6 - Transparency


9.  


Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994

Article 12


10.  


Agreement on Preshipment Inspection

Article 2 - Obligations of User Members - Non-discrimination

Article 3 - Obligations of Exporter Members - Non-discrimination


11.  


Agreement on Rules of Origin

Article 2 (g) - Disciplines During the Transition Period

Article 3 (e)- Disciplines after the Transition Period

ANNEX II - COMMON DECLARATION WITH REGARD TO PREFERENTIAL RULES OF ORIGIN


12.  


Annex 1B: General Agreement on Trade in Services

Article III - Transparency

ANNEX ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS


13.  


Annex 1C: Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

Article 63 - Transparency


14.  


Annex 2: Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes

APPENDIX 3 - WORKING PROCEDURES


15.  


Annex 3: Trade Policy Review Mechanism

B. Domestic transparency

D. Reporting


16.  


Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft

Article 9 - Final Provisions


17.  


Agreement on Government Procurement

Article XVII - Transparency


18.  


Declaration on the Contribution of the World Trade Organization to Achieving Greater Coherence in Global Economic Policymaking


19.  


Decision on Notification Procedures


20.  


Decision on Professional Services


21.  


Decision on Trade and Environment




Business Guide Chapters
 

1.  


Transparency in Government Procurement Practices