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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has concluded bilateral market access negotiations with all interested WTO Members. The latest revision of the draft Report of the Working Party was circulated in July 2005. The last meeting of the Working Party was held on 28 October 2005.

The WTO General Council formally concluded on 11 November 2005 negotiations with Saudi Arabia on the terms of the country's membership to the WTO. Saudi Arabia became a full WTO Member on 11 December 2005.

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See also:
Saudi Arabia main page

  

Trade Statistics
WTO Statistics Database



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For an explanation, see: “How to become a member of the WTO” 

1.

Application Received 13 June 1993

2.

Working Party Established
Chairperson: H.E. Mr. Munir Akram (Pakistan)

21 July 1993

3.

Memorandum 5 July 1994
13 May 1996
21 May 1997
11 July 1996

4.

Questions and Replies

15 November 1995

5.

Meetings of the Working Party 2-3 May 1996
6-8 November 1996
29-30 May 1997
2-4 December 1997
17-19 November 1998
22 September 1999
4 April 2000
17 October 2000
23-24 October 2003
24-26 February 2004
29 April 2004
16 June 2004
11 October 2005
28 October 2005

6.

Other Documentation
(a) Additional Questions & Replies 13 May 1996
30 September 1996
30 October 1996
4 November 1996
14 November 1996
20 March 1997
26 March 1997
15 April 1997
20 May 1997
26 May 1997
24 September 1997
2 October 1997
21 October 1997
24 November 1997
24 June 1999
14 July 1998
4 April 2000
20 June 2000
5 October 2000
(b) Agriculture (WT/ACC/4) 20 March 1997
29 July 2005
(c) Services (WT/ACC/5) 23 September 1997
(d) SPS/TBT (WT/ACC/8) 16 March 2004
(e) TRIPS (WT/ACC/9)  
(f) Legislative Action Plan 16 October 1998
24 June 1999
27 October 1998
24 June 1999
24 June 1999
24 June 1999
24 June 1999

7.

Market Access Negotiations
(a) Goods Offer 24 September 1997
29 June 1999
(b) Draft Goods Schedule 23 September 2005
(a) Services Offer 24 September 1997
28 June 1999
  (b) Draft Services Schedule 20 September 2005
8. Factual Summary 29 October 1998
9. Draft Working Party Report 11 January 2000
28 July 2005
  Accession Package Approved by Working Party 28 October 2005
  Decision Approved by General Council 11 November 2005

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