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Russian Federation

The Working Party on the Accession of the Russian Federation was established on 16 June 1993. The Working Party completed its mandate on 10 November 2011, under the chairmanship of Ambassador Stefßn Jˇhannesson (Iceland). The Eighth Ministerial Conference formally approved the Accession Package of the Russian Federation on 16 December 2011. On 22 August 2012, the WTO welcomed the Russian Federation as its 156th member.

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

1.

Application Received June 1993

2.

Working Party Established
Chairperson:
H.E. Mr. Stefan Haukur Jˇhannesson
(Iceland, Dec 2003 — Nov 2011)
Mr. Kare Bryn
(Norway, Jul 2000 — Dec 2003)
Mr. W. Rossier
(Switzerland, Oct 1993 — Jul 2000)

16-17 June 1993

3.

Memorandum 1 March 1994 (Goods)
27 October 1995 (TRIMs)
21 November 1995
25 October 1995 (Services)
25 October 1995 (TRIPS)
7 April 1997
9 April 1997

4.

Questions and Replies 2 June 1995

5.

Meetings of the Working Party 17-19 July and 4-6 December 1995
30-31 May and 15 October 1996
15 April, 22-23 July and 9-10 December 1997
29-30 July and 16-17 December 1998
25-26 May and 18-19 December 2000
26-27 June 2001
23-24 January, 25 April, 20 June and 16 December 2002
10 January, 6 March, 10 April, 10 July and 30 October 2003
5 February, 2 April,
16 July and 8 November 2004
17 February, 15 April, 24 June and 19 October 2005
23 March 2006
10 November 2011

6.

Other Documentation
(a) Additional Questions & Replies 24 January 2005
(b) Information on agriculture (WT/ACC/4) 18 March 2008
(c) Information on services (WT/ACC/5) 25 October 1995
(d) SPS/TBT checklists (WT/ACC/8) 10 July 1997 (TBT)
11 July 2011 (SPS)
(e) TRIPS checklist (WT/ACC/9) 25 October 2000
(f) Legislative Action Plan 14 August 2007

7.

Market Access Negotiations
Goods

(a) initial Offer
(b) Goods Schedule


16 February 1998
17 November 2011
Services

(a) initial Offer
(b) Services Schedule


8 October 1999
17 November 2011
8. Accession Package Approved by the Eighth WTO Ministerial Conference (December 2011)
Working Party Report
Goods Schedule
Services Schedule
17 November 2011
17 November 2011
17 November 2011

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