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Samoa (1)

The Working Party on the Accession of Samoa was established on 15 July 1998. The Working Party completed its mandate on 28 October 2011, under the chairmanship of Mr. Atsuyuki Oike (Japan). The Eighth Ministerial Conference formally approved the Accession Package of Samoa on 17 December 2011. On 10 May 2012, the WTO welcomed Samoa as its 155th member.

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Application Received 15 April 1998

2.

Working Party Established
Chairperson:
Mr. Atsuyuki OIKE
(Japan, Feb 2011 - Oct 2011)
H.E. Mr. Shinichi Kitajima
(Japan, July 2010 —Feb 2011)
Ms. Kuni Sato
(Japan, May 2009 — July 2010)
Mr. Yoichi Suzuki
(Japan, Jan 1999 — May 2009)

15 July 1998

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Memorandum 17 February 2000

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Questions and Replies 30 August 2001

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Meetings of the Working Party 13 March 2002
28 October 2011

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Other Documentation
(a) Additional Questions & Replies 25 July 2011
(b) Information on agriculture (WT/ACC/4) 29 April 2010
(c) Information on services (WT/ACC/5)  
(d) SPS/TBT checklists (WT/ACC/8)  
(e) TRIPS checklist (WT/ACC/9) 26 May 2009
(f) Legislative Action Plan

23 June 2008 (SPS)
6 October 2009 (TRIPS)
23 September 2011 (General)

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Market Access Negotiations
Goods

(a) Initial Offer
(b) Goods Schedule


30 August 2001
1 November 2011
Services

(a) initial Offer
(b) Services Schedule


30 August 2001
1 November 2011
8. Accession Package Approved by the Eighth WTO Ministerial Conference (December 2011)
Working Party Report
Goods Schedule
Services Schedule
1 November 2011
1 November 2011
1 November 2011

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