Marrakesh Agreement Annex 2

2. Members undertake to work towards the development of internationally agreed disciplines for the granting of export credits, export credit guarantees or insurance programmes and, after agreement of such disciplines, to provide export credits, export credit guarantees or insurance programmes only in accordance with them. 1. The Contracting Parties to GATT 1947, on the date of entry into force of this Agreement, and the European Communities which adopt this Agreement and the multilateral trade agreements and for which concessions and commitments are attached to the GATT in 1994 and for which the Schedule of Specific Commitments is annexed to the GATS, become original members of the WTO. (d) those products are marked with the symbol in Annex ST 5 to Section I-B of Part I of the Schedule of a Member annexed to the Marrakesh Protocol as being subject to special treatment that reflects factors of non-commercial interest such as food safety and environmental protection; and 3. The agreements and associated legal instruments listed in Annex 4 (hereinafter referred to as `plurilateral trade agreements`) shall also be binding on the Members which have adopted them, which form part of and are bound to this Convention. Plurilateral trade agreements do not create obligations or rights for members who have not accepted them. 4. Each Member shall ensure that its laws, regulations and administrative provisions comply with its obligations under the attached Agreements.

On behalf of the European Community (now the European Union), the Decision approves the Agreement establishing the World Trade Organisation (WTO). 9. At the request of Members which are parties to a trade agreement, the Ministerial Conference may decide by mutual agreement only to include this Agreement in Annex 4. At the request of members party to a plurilateral trade agreement, the Ministerial Conference may decide to withdraw this Agreement from Annex 4. 2. Accession decisions shall be taken by the Ministerial Conference. The Ministerial Conference approves the agreement on the conditions of accession by a two-thirds majority of wto members. (5) There is a Council for Trade in Goods, a Council for Trade in Services and a Council on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (hereinafter referred to as the “TRIPS Council”) acting under the general direction of the General Council. The Council for Trade in Goods monitors the operation of the multilateral trade agreements listed in Annex 1A.

The Council for Trade in Services shall supervise the operation of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (`GATS`). The TRIPS Council shall monitor the operation of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (`the TRIPS Agreement`). These councils shall exercise the functions entrusted to them by their respective agreements and by the General Council. They agree with the General Council. Membership in these councils is open to representatives of all members. This advice is necessary for the accomplishment of their tasks. Council Decision 94/800/EC on the conclusion, on behalf of the EU, of agreements concluded in the framework of the Uruguay Round multilateral negotiations (1986-1994) – Aspects of trade in goods 2. The WTO shall organise negotiations between its Members on their multilateral trade relations on matters dealt with under the agreements set out in the Annexes to 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 results of these negotiations, as may be decided by the Ministerial Conference. 1. The WTO shall establish the common institutional framework for the implementation of trade relations between its Members with regard to matters relating to the agreements and associated legal instruments set out in the Annexes to this Agreement.

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