Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft

This plurilateral agreement entered into force on 1 January 1980. There are  signatories: . Most WTO agreements are multilateral since they are signed by all WTO members. The Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft is one of two plurilateral agreements (with the Agreement on Government Procurement being the second) signed by a smaller number of WTO members. It eliminates import duties on all aircraft, other than military aircraft, as well as on all other products covered by the agreement — civil aircraft engines and their parts and components, all components and sub-assemblies of civil aircraft, and flight simulators and their parts and components.

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Introduction 

Brief information on the plurilateral agreement on trade in civil aircraft
Links to the civil aircraft section of the WTO Guide “Understanding the WTO”.

 

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The mandate 

Browse or download the text of the plurilateral  “Agreement on trade in civil aircraft” from the legal texts gateway

Find decisions of WTO bodies concerning the Agreement on trade in civil aircraft in the Analytical Index — Guide to WTO Law and Practice

 

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Work and documents on trade in civil aircraft 

Work in the WTO on trade in civil aircraft is carried out by the Committee on trade in civil aircraft and its technical sub-committee. The current chair is .

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Publication 

 

> Air Transport and the GATS
A compilation of the documentation produced in 2000-2001 for the first review of the GATS Annex on Air Transport Services