database, which is one of the requirements of the General Council's
Transparency Decision on RTAs, contains all the notifications, links to the
content of the relevant RTAs, legal provisions and information on the WTO’s
assessments of the RTAs.
The database also contains more detailed information about the RTAs for
which the WTO has prepared a “Factual Presentation” or a “factual abstract”.
In these cases the following information is provided:
the timetable agreed in the RTA for
the reduction of tariffs as well as data on trade in goods and
services for the relevant countries at the time that the RTA
enters into force (this only applies to RTAs where the WTO has
prepared a Factual Presentation)
a list of key provisions contained
in the RTAs as well as links to brief descriptions of these
provisions in the Factual Presentation or factual abstract
prepared by the WTO.
The database can be searched by country, region,
legal provision, date of notification or entry into force of the RTA.
Summary tables of all RTAs currently in force, containing various types of
information, can be easily exported by users of the database. To access the
database, please go to
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