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1.

Application Received

10 July 1986

L/6017

2.

Working Party Established
Chairperson: H.E. Mr. P-L. Girard (Switzerland)

4 March 1987

C/M/207

3.

Memorandum

18 February 1987
9 December 1988
4 May 1993 7 September 1993
21 March 2000

L/6125
Spec(88)13/Add.4
Spec(88)13/Add.4/Rev.1
Spec(88)13/Add.13
“Consolidated Summary of the Information on China's Foreign Economic and Trade Regime”
WT/ACC/CHN/17

4.

Questions and Replies

27 November 1987

L/6270

5.

Meetings of the Working Party

4 March 1987
October 1987
23-24 February 1988
26-28 April 1988
28-30 June 1988
27-28September 1988
28 February 1989
1 March 1989
18-19 April 1989
12-14 December 1989
19-20 September 1990
13-14 February 1992
21-23 October 1992
10-11 December 1992
15-17 March 1993
24-28 May 1993,
28 September 1993
15-18 March 1994,
28-29 July 1994
20 December 1994
19 July 1995
22 March 1996
1 November 1996
6 March 1997
23 May 1997
1 August 1997
5 December 1997
8 April 1998
24 July 1998
21 March 2000
27 July 2000
28 September 2000

32 meetings

6.

Documentation (other)

(a) Additional Questions & Replies

8 March 1996
17 April 1996
13 July 1998
18 July 2000

WT/SPEC/22
WT/SPEC/28
WT/ACC/CHN/15 & Corr.1
WT/ACC/CHN/30

(b) Agriculture (WT/ACC/4)

7 June 1994
8 March 1996
17 April 1996
20 June 2000
14 September 2000

Spec(88)13/Add.17
WT/SPEC/22
WT/SPEC/28
WT/ACC/CHN/22
WT/ACC/CHN/38 & Rev.1

(c) Services (WT/ACC/5)

6 April 1993

MTN.GNS/W/124/Rev.1

(d) Notifications about Customs

Tariff

3 February 1992
2 October 1992
22 October 1997
2 April 1998

Spec(88)13/Add.9
Spec(88)13/Add.12
WT/ACC/CHN/11
WT/ACC/CHN/14

(e) Other

6 February 1992
17 March 1992
31 January 1994
18 May 1994
7 June 1994
8 March 1996
4 March 1997
6 April 1998
21 March 2000
16 June 2000
19 June 2000
18 July 2000
18 July 2000
18 July 2000
18 July 2000
24 July 2000
22 September 2000

Spec(88)13/Add.10 Spec(88)13/Add.11
Spec(88)13/Add.14
Spec(88)13/Add.15
Spec(88)13/Add.16
WT/SPEC/22
WT/ACC/CHN/6
WT/ACC/CHN/14 & Corr.1
WT/ACC/CHN/17
WT/ACC/CHN/20
WT/ACC/CHN/21 (SPS)
WT/ACC/CHN/24 (State Trading)
WT/ACC/CHN/27 (TBT)
WT/ACC/CHN/28 (State Trading)
WT/ACC/CHN/29 (TRIPs)
WT/ACC/CHN/33 (SPS)
WT/ACC/CHN/39

Negotiations on Goods

(a) Tariff Offers

12 September 1994

Spec(88)13/Add.18

(b) Goods Schedule

20 September 2000
4 October 2000

WT/ACC/SPEC/CHN/2

& Corr.1

Negotiations on Services

(a) Draft Services Schedule

April 1994
12 September 1994
18 October 1995
4 December 1996
20 November 1997

GATS/SC/19
Spec(88)13/Add.18
Spec(88)13/Add.19
WT/ACC/CHN/4
WT/ACC/CHN/12

(b) Services Schedule

7.

Factual Summary

29 March 1988

Spec(88)13
“Summary of the Main Points”

8.

Draft Working Party Report

20 December 1994
28 May 1997
14 June 2000
18 July 2000
21 July 2000
11 September 2000
25 October 2000

Draft Outline of the Report of the Working Party
Revised Outline of the Draft Report of the Working Party
WT/ACC/SPEC/CHN/1 Revised Outline of the Draft Report of the Working Party
WT/ACC/SPEC/CHN/1/Rev.1
Revised Outline of the Draft Report of the Working Party
WT/ACC/SPEC/CHN/1/Rev.2
Revised Outline of the Draft Report of the Working Party
WT/ACC/SPEC/CHN/1/Rev.3
Revised Outline of the Draft Report of the Working Party
WT/ACC/SPEC/CHN/1/Rev.4
Revised Outline of the Draft Report of the Working Party

9.

Draft Protocol

20 December 1994
6 March 1997
28 May 1997

Draft Protocol on China
Revision of Draft Protocol on China
Revision of Draft Protocol on China

10.

Documentation on Annexes

WT/ACC/CHN/3

16 August 1996
Communication from China — Annexes to the Draft Protocol

WT/ACC/CHN/5

 

 

26 February 1997
Communication from China on Revised Annexes —
Annex 2a-1 Products Subject to State Trading, Import
Annex 2a-2 Products Subject to State Trading, Export
Annex 2b-2 Products Subject to Designated Trading
Annex 3 Non-Tariff Measures Subject to Elimination
Annex 4 Products and Services Subject to Price Controls
Annex 5 Notification and Phase-out of Subsidies
Annex 6 Products Subject to Export Duty

WT/ACC/CHN/7

6 May 1997
Communication from EC — Non-Tariff Measures Maintained by the EU (Annex 8)

 

WT/ACC/CHN/8

23 May 1997
Communication from China - on Revised Annexes
Annex 2a-1. Products Subject to State Trading (Import);
Annex 2b Products Subject to Designated Trading;
Annex 3 Non-Tariff Measures Subject to Phased Elimination;
Annex 4 Products and Services Subject to Price Controls;
Annex 5 Notification and Phase-out of Subsidies;
Annex 7a Products Subject to Import Statutory Inspection.

WT/ACC/CHN/9

23 July 1997
Communication from China :
Annex 2a-1 Products Subject to State Trading, Import
Annex 5a Notification pursuant to Article 25 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures
Annex 5b Subsidies to be Phased Out
Annex 7a Products subject to Import Statutory Inspection

WT/ACC/CHN/10

31 July 1997
Annex 3 (Revised) Non-Tariff Measures Subject to Phased Elimination.

WT/ACC/CHN/13

2 December 1997
Annex 7a (Revised) Products subject to Import and Statutory Inspection.

WT/ACC/CHN/14

2 April 1998
Communication from China :
Annex 5a: Notification Pursuant to Article XXV of
the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing
Measures (Revised March 1998);
Annex 5b: Subsidies to be Phased Out (revised July 1997)

WT/ACC/CHN/16

13 July 1998
Annex 3 (Revised) Non-Tariff Measures Subject to Phased Elimination

WT/ACC/CHN/18

6 June 2000
Communication from China :
Annex 1 Statistical Data and Information Describing China's Economic and Trading System
Annex 2a-1 Products Subject to State Trading (Import) Annex 2a-2 Products Subject to State Trading (Export) Annex 2b Products Subject to Designated Trading
Annex 4 Products /Services Subject to Price Controls
Annex 5a Notification Pursuant to Article XXV of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Annex 5b Subsidies to be Phased Out
Annex 6 Products Subject to Export Duty
Annex 7a Products Subject to Import Statutory Inspection (circulated as WT/ACC/CHN/18/Add.1)

WT/ACC/CHN/19/Corr.1

20 June 2000
Annex 3 (Revised 12 June 2000)
-Non-Tariff Measures Subject to Phased Elimination

 

WT/ACC/CHN/25

18 July 2000
Annex 3 (Revised) Non-Tariff Measures Subject to Phased Elimination

WT/ACC/CHN/26

18 July 2000
Annex 4 (Revised) Products and Services Subject to Price Controls

WT/ACC/CHN/31

18 July 2000
Annex 7a (Revised) Products Subject to Import Statutory Inspection

WT/ACC/CHN/32

24 July 2000
(Revised) Products Subject to Inspection for Compliance with SPS Measures

WT/ACC/CHN/33

18 July 2000
Annex 7b (Revised) Products Subject to Export Statutory Inspection

WT/ACC/CHN/34

14 September 2000
Annex 2a1 (Revised) Products Subject to State Trading (Import)

WT/ACC/CHN/35

14 September 2000
Annex 2a2 (Revised) Products Subject to State Trading (Export)

WT/ACC/CHN/36

14 September 2000
Annex 3 (Revised) Non-Tariff Measures Subject to Phased Elimination

WT/ACC/CHN/37

14 September 2000
Information on State Trading (Revised)