The Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC) and all restrictions thereunder terminated on January 1, 2005. The expiry of the ten-year transition period of ATC implementation means that trade in textile and clothing products is no longer subject to quotas under a special regime outside normal WTO/GATT rules but is now governed by the general rules and disciplines embodied in the multilateral trading system.
explanation of textiles
Links to the textiles section of the WTO guide “Understanding the WTO”.
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Browse or download the text of the “Agreement on Textiles and Clothing” from the legal texts gateway
Find decisions of WTO bodies concerning the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing in the Analytical Index — Guide to WTO Law and Practice
Work and documents on textiles