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AGRICULTURE NEGOTIATIONS: BACKGROUNDER

The proposals received in Phase 1

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UPDATED 1 DECEMBER 2004

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This briefing document explains current agricultural issues raised before and in the current negotiations. It has been prepared by the Information and Media Relations Division of the WTO Secretariat to help public understanding about the agriculture negotiations. It is not an official record of the negotiations.


Proposals back to top

G/AG/NG/W/11

Cairns Group: Export Competition — 16 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/12

Canada: Market Access — 19 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/13

Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Pakistan, Haiti, Nicaragua, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and El Salvador: Special and Differential Treatment and a Development Box — 23 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/14

Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Pakistan, Haiti, Nicaragua, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and El Salvador: Green Box/Annex 2 Subsidies — 23 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/15

United States: Comprehensive Long-Term Agricultural Trade Reform — 23 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/16

US: Domestic Support Reform — 23 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/17

EU: The Blue Box and Other Support Measures to Agriculture — 28 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/18

EU: Food Quality: Improvement of Market Access Opportunities — 28 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/19

EU: Animal Welfare and Trade in Agriculture — 28 June 2000

G/AG/NG/W/34

EU: Export Competition — 18 September 2000

G/AG/NG/W/35

Cairns Group: Domestic Support — 22 September 2000

G/AG/NG/W/37 + Corrigendum

Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uganda and Zimbabwe: Market Access — 28 September 2000

G/AG/NG/W/54

Cairns Group: Market Access — 10 November 2000

G/AG/NG/W/55

ASEAN: Special and Differential Treatment for Developing Countries in World Agricultural Trade — 10 November 2000

G/AG/NG/W/56

Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Slovak Republic and Slovenia: Domestic Support — Additional Flexibility for Transition Economies — 14 November 2000

G/AG/NG/W/57

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Croatia and Lithuania: Market Access — 14 November 2000

G/AG/NG/W/58

US: Tariff Rate Quota Reform — 14 November 2000

G/AG/NG/W/90

EU: Comprehensive negotiating proposal — 14 December 2000

G/AG/NG/W/91

Japan: Negotiating proposal — 21 December 2000

G/AG/NG/W/92

Canada: Domestic support — 21 December 2000

G/AG/NG/W/93

Cairns Group: Export restrictions and taxes — 21 December 2000

G/AG/NG/W/94

Switzerland: Negotiating proposal — 21 December 2000

G/AG/NG/W/95

Swaziland: Market access under special and differential treatment for developing countries — 22 December 2000

G/AG/NG/W/96

Mauritius: Negotiating proposal — 28 December 2000

G/AG/NG/W/97 + Corrigendum

Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Jamaica, Mauritius, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago: Proposals by small island developing states (SIDS) — 29 December 2000

G/AG/NG/W/98

Rep of Korea: Negotiating proposal — 9 January 2001

G/AG/NG/W/99

Mali: Negotiating proposal — 11 January 2001

G/AG/NG/W/100

Caricom: Market access — 15 January 2001

G/AG/NG/W/101

Norway: Negotiating proposal — 16 January 2001

G/AG/NG/W/102

India: Food security, market access, domestic support, and export competition — 15 January 2001

G/AG/NG/W/103

Poland: Negotiating proposal — 19 January 2001

G/AG/NG/W/104 + Corrigendum

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay (MERCOSUR), Bolivia, Chile and Colombia: State trading enterprises — 23 January 2001

G/AG/NG/W/105

Morocco: Negotiating proposal — 5 February 2001

G/AG/NG/W/106 + Corrigendum

Turkey: Negotiating proposal — 5 February 2001

G/AG/NG/W/107 + Revision

Egypt: Comprehensive proposal — 6 February 2001, revised 21 March 2001

G/AG/NG/W/130

Nigeria: Negotiating proposal — 14 February 2001

G/AG/NG/W/135

Congo, Democratic Rep: Negotiating proposal — 12 March 2001

G/AG/NG/W/136

Kenya: Negotiating proposal — 12 March 2001

G/AG/NG/W/137

Sénégal: Preliminary positions — 19 March 2001

G/AG/NG/W/138

Mexico: Negotiating proposal — 19 March 2001

G/AG/NG/W/139

MERCOSUR (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay), Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, India and Malaysia: Export credits — 20 March 2001

G/AG/NG/W/140

Jordan: Negotiating proposal — 22 March 2001

G/AG/NG/W/142

African Group: Joint negotiating proposal — 23 March 2001

G/AG/NG/W/143

Namibia: Market access, domestic support, export competition, and non-trade concerns

G/AG/NG/W/185

Burkina Faso: Negotiating proposal — 16 May 2001

 

 

Technical submissions received in Phase 1 back to top

G/AG/NG/W/36 + G/AG/NG/W/36/Rev.1

Barbados, Burundi, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, the European Communities, Fiji, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Saint Lucia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Switzerland, and Trinidad and Tobago: Submission on Non-Trade Concerns — 22 September 2000; Revision — 9 November 2000

G/AG/NG/W/38 + Corrigendum

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay (MERCOSUR), Chile, Bolivia and Costa Rica: Discussion paper on Export Subsidies — Food Security or Food Dependency? — 27 September 2000

G/AG/NG/W/88

Argentina: Technical submission on legitimate non-trade concerns — 30 November 2000

G/AG/NG/W/141

Croatia: Submission — 23 March 2001

     

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