Access by Topic: Confidentiality of information

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

Article XVII - State Trading Enterprises


2.  


Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade

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

ANNEX 2 - TECHNICAL EXPERT GROUPS


3.  


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

Article 6 - Evidence

Article 10 - Retroactivity

Article 17 - Consultation and Dispute Settlement


4.  


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

Article 10

Article 19 - Consultations and Dispute Settlement


5.  


Agreement on Preshipment Inspection

Article 2 - Obligations of User Members - Non-discrimination


6.  


Agreement on Rules of Origin

Article 3 - Disciplines after the Transition Period

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


7.  


Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures

Article 12 - Evidence

Article 13 - Consultations


8.  


Agreement on Safeguards

Article 3 - Investigation

Article 12 - Notification and Consultation


9.  


Annex 1B: General Agreement on Trade in Services

Article III bis - Disclosure of Confidential Information

Article IX - Business Practices

ANNEX ON FINANCIAL SERVICES


10.  


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

Article 42 - Fair and Equitable Procedures

Article 43 - Evidence

Article 57 - Right of Inspection and Information


11.  


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

Article 13 - Right to Seek Information

Article 18 - Communications with the Panel or Appellate Body

APPENDIX 3 - WORKING PROCEDURES


12.  


Agreement on Government Procurement

Article XIX - Information and Review as Regards Obligations of Parties