However, Peru has also moved away form its largely uniform tariff
structure, thus increasing the level of effective assistance to some
sectors. Additional selective assistance has also been granted through
several fiscal incentives, some of which are contingent upon the use of
domestic inputs or domestic processing requirements, the report says.
According to the report, the current favourable economic environment
presents an opportunity to inject greater competition into the domestic
market, set up a more uniform incentive structure by rationalizing
incentive schemes, and consolidating reforms in some services sectors to
help reduce remaining bottlenecks, in particular those arising from poor
The WTO report, along with a policy statements by the Government of
Peru, will be the basis for the third TPR of Peru by the Trade Policy
Review Body of the WTO on 17 and 19 October 2007.
The WTO report, along with a policy
statement by the Government, will be the basis for the Trade Policy
Review (TPR) by the Trade Policy Review Body of the WTO.
following documents are available in MS Word format.
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Trade Policy Reviews are an exercise, mandated in the WTO agreements,
in which member countries’ trade and related policies are examined and
evaluated at regular intervals. Significant developments that may have
an impact on the global trading system are also monitored. For each
review, two documents are prepared: a policy statement by the
government of the member under review, and a detailed report written
independently by the WTO Secretariat. These two documents are then
discussed by the WTO’s full membership in the Trade Policy Review Body
(TPRB). These documents and the proceedings of the TPRB’s meetings are
published shortly afterwards.
copies of previous TPR publications are available for sale from the
WTO Secretariat, Centre William Rappard, 154 rue de Lausanne, 1211
Genève 21 and through the
TPR publications are also available from our co-publisher Bernan Press, 4611-F Assembly Drive, Lanham, MD 20706-4391, United States.
Schedule of forthcoming reviews
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Organization of Eastern
Caribbean States (OECS): 5 and 7 November 2007
Thailand: 26 and 28 November 2007
Turkey: 10 and 12 of December 2007
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