calls on the WTO to hold a ministerial conference of trade ministers from WTO member countries at least every two years to assess the implementation of WTO agreements and decide on future WTO initiatives; The Uruguay Round negotiations were to conclude at a ministerial meeting in Brussels in 1990, but the meeting ended in failure; At the end of 1991, Arthur Dunkel, then Director General and Chairman of the Trade Negotiations Committee, presented in Geneva a draft text of the final act (FDD), consisting mainly of agreed texts, negotiated in different areas by a small group of negotiators, but with Dunkel “texts” in some areas. where there was no agreement. The Doha Development Round was the next round of trade negotiations that began in 2001 and has still not been resolved after the official 2005 deadline expired. [3] Yes. If you believe that a WTO member country does not comply with any of the WTO agreements, contact the Ministry of Commerce`s emergency call number for negotiations and compliance with trade agreements, which will do everything in its power to provide you with the information and assistance necessary to understand your rights under these agreements and , if necessary, contact the appropriate representatives of the U.S. government to help you solve your export problem. (2) The WTO provides the status of negotiations among its members on multilateral trade relations in the cases under this agreement. The WTO can also provide a forum for further negotiations among its members on their multilateral trade relations and a framework for the implementation of the outcome of these negotiations, as decided by the Ministerial Conference. 3.

The agreements listed in Schedule 4 and related legal instruments (so-called multilateral trade agreements) are also part of this agreement for the members who have adopted them and are binding on those members. Multilateral trade agreements do not create obligations or rights for Members who have not accepted them. 9. At the request of the parties to a trade agreement, the Ministerial Conference may decide by mutual agreement to include this agreement in Schedule 4. At the request of the parties to a multi-lateral trade agreement, the Ministerial Conference may decide to remove this schedule 4 agreement. THE GATT remains a WTO framework agreement for merchandise trade, updated following the Uruguay Round negotiations (distinction between the 1994 GATT, the updated GATT parts, and the 1947 GATT, the initial agreement that remains the heart of the 1994 GATT). [10] However, the 1994 GATT is not the only legally binding agreement contained in the final deed; a long list of some 60 agreements, annexes, decisions and agreements has been adopted. Indeed, the agreements fall under a simple structure of six main parties: defines the functions of the WTO, which include: 1) the revision of the functioning and implementation of all WTO agreements; 2) the management of the WTO dispute settlement procedure; 3) the creation of a forum for the continuation of trade negotiations; 4) cooperate with other international organizations (such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund) to strengthen the coherence of global economic policies; “And while the Marrakesh Agreement was signed on 15 April 1994 (and came into force on 1 January 1995) and, theoretically, the governments of countries and parliaments had the opportunity to debate, discuss and reject this agreement, until the ministers went to Marrakech, this was not an option at all.