The slate of names of chairpersons are as follows:

  • Committee on Agriculture: Mr Kjetil Tysdal (Norway)
  • Committee on Anti-dumping Practices: Mrs Ayşegül Şahinoğlu Yerdeş (Türkiye)
  • Committee on Customs Valuation: Mr Omar Cisse (Senegal)
  • Committee on Import Licensing: Mr Nat Tharnpanich (Thailand)
  • Committee on Market Access: Miss Renata Cristaldo Oviedo (Paraguay)
  • Committee on Rules of Origin: Mr Elia Mtweve (Tanzania)
  • Committee on Safeguards: Mr Eungkil Jeon (Republic of Korea)
  • Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures: Mr Tayutic Mena Retana (Costa Rica)
  • Committee on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures: Mr James Lester (New Zealand)
  • Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade: Ms Anna Vitie (Finland)
  • Committee on Trade Facilitation: Mr Carlos Guevara (Ecuador)
  • Committee on Trade-Related Investment Measures: Mr Po-Feng Huang (Chinese Taipei)
  • Committee of Participants on the Expansion of Trade in Information Technology Products: Mr Don Spedding (Australia)
  • Working Party on State Trading Enterprises: Ms Laura Ulda Calligaro (Italy)

Each committee will follow its own procedures to elect the respective chairperson. The Council for Trade in Goods directly appointed the Chairperson of the Working Party on State Trading Enterprises.

More information on the Goods Council and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) is available here.





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