WTO Notifications

Notification is a transparency obligation requirement for the World Trade Organization’s member country to inform the relevant WTO body if the trade related measures are affecting other WTO member countries. The member country is required to notify the WTO as per the WTO’s agreements. There are Multilateral Agreements on Trade in Goods, General Agreement on Trade in Services, General Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, and Plurilateral Trade Agreements. Below is the list of the agreements.

  • Multilateral Agreements on Trade in Goods
  1. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994
  2. Agreement on Agriculture 
  3. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
  4. Agreement on Textiles and Clothing
  5. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
  6. Agreement on Trade-Related Investment Measures
  7. Agreement on Pre-shipment Inspection
  8. Agreement on Rules of Origin
  9. Agreement on Import Licensing Procedures
  10. Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures
  11. Agreement on Safeguards
  1. Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft
  2. Agreement on Government Procurement

For more details about the WTO agreements click here. The notifications that submitted by each member country are searchable on the WTO website. For the notifications search guide click here.