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Hong Kong, China - 2005

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Questions for Ministers

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The Sixth WTO Ministerial Conference
 

Other WTO Ministerials:
> Cancún 10–14 Sept. 2003
> Doha 9–14 Nov. 2001
> Seattle 30 Nov.–3 Dec. 1999
> Geneva 18 & 20 May 1998
> Singapore 9–13 Dec. 1996


AGRICULTURE

List of issues to be addressed in light of the Doha mandate and the July 2004 Framework:

  1. What are the elements of the formulae for the reduction commitments in trade-distorting domestic support? And what are the disciplines that should complement the reduction commitments?

  2. What are the elements of the formula for tariff reduction commitments and other elements to support it? And what are the flexibilities that should accompany the tariff reduction commitments?

  3. What agreement is needed regarding parallelism in order to determine an end-date for elimination of all forms of export subsidies?

  4. What are the elements necessary to deal with cotton ambitiously, expeditiously and specifically in all three pillars?

  5. What are the elements of S&D necessary in all three pillars?

  
NAMA

List of issues to be addressed in light of the Doha mandate and the July 2004 Framework:

  1. Can Ministers agree on all the elements needed to finalize the formula and other elements that support it?

  2. Can Ministers resolve remaining differences about flexibilities?

  3. On unbound tariffs, can Ministers agree that a mark up is the way forward?

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