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ACCESSIONS

Nepal

The Kingdom of Nepal submitted, on 24 March, its acceptance of the terms and conditions of membership set out in the Accession Protocol which was approved by the Ministerial Conference on 11 September 2003 and signed by the Kingdom of Nepal subject to ratification.

The Kingdom of Nepal became the 147th member of the WTO on 23 April 2004. Nepal is the first LDC to join the WTO through the full working party negotiation process.

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See also:
Nepal 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 16 May 1989

2.

Working Party Established
Chairperson: H.E. Mr. P.-L. Girard (Switzerland)
21-22 June 1989

3.

Memorandum 26 February 1990
10 August 1998

4.

Questions and Replies 8 June 1999

5.

Meetings of the Working Party 22 May 2000
12 September 2002

6.

Documentation (other)

(a) Additional Questions & Replies 15 October 2001
(b) Agriculture (WT/ACC/4) 17 September 1998
8 July 1999
(c) Services (WT/ACC/5)  
(d) SPS/TBT (WT/ACC/8) 12 April 2000
(e) TRIPS (WT/ACC/9) 12 April 2000
(f)  Legislative Action Plan 21 May 2002
5 May 2003

7.

Negotiations on Goods
(a) Tariff Offers 7 July 2000
13 May 2002
6 May 2003
(b) Draft Goods Schedule  
8. Negotiations on Services
Draft Services Schedule 7 July 2000
21 May 2002
6 May 2003
9. Factual Summary  
10. Draft Working Party Report  

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