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Issues covered by the WTO’s committees and agreements

June / July 2006 modalities meetings

Click for Doha Development Agenda gatewayMinisters and heads of delegations met in Geneva from 28 June to 1 July for intensive negotiations on template agreements, known as “modalities”, for trade in agriculture and industrial products. The negotiations were suspended at the end of July after an attempt by ministers from six key players to break the deadlock failed on 23 July.

See also:
Trade Negotiations Committee
Hong Kong Ministerial Conference
Doha Development Agenda

Chair's reference papers

Non-Agricultural Market Access
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Draft texts

  • Agriculture   
    12 July 2006 complete text with corrections (TN/AG/W/3)    > HTML    > Word     > pdf
    29 June 2006 correction   > Word     > pdf
    22 June 2006 text      > Word     > pdf

  • Non-Agricultural Market Access
    26 June 2006 revised text    > Word    > pdf
    22 June 2006 text    > Word    > pdf

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