Agreement Textiles And Clothing

1. Within 60 days of the WTO agreement coming into force, members who maintain restrictions (4) on textile and clothing products (with restrictions other than those under macro-financial assistance and under Article 2), whether or not they comply with the 1994 GATT, in detail. Notifications should contain, if any, information on any justification for the 1994 GATT restrictions, including the 1994 GATT provisions on which they are based. (11) In extremely unusual and critical circumstances in which a delay would cause a harm that is difficult to repair, action may be taken on an interim basis in accordance with paragraph 10, provided that the request for consultation and notification to the TMB are made within a maximum of five working days from the time the measure is taken. If the consultation does not reach an agreement, the TMB informs the TMB at the end of the consultations and no later than sixty days after the implementation date of the action. The TMB immediately reviews the issue and makes appropriate recommendations to the members concerned within 30 days. In the event that consultations reach an agreement, members notify the TMB once completed and no later than 90 days after the action is implemented. The TMB may make recommendations that it deems appropriate for the members concerned. (d) a member of the textile and clothing products that that member has exported to another member for processing and later re-importing, in accordance with the importing legislation and practice and subject to satisfactory control and certification procedures, when these products are imported from a Member State for which this type of trade represents a significant share of all its textile and clothing exports. , is favored by a member. 17. The administrative arrangements necessary for the implementation of this provision are agreed upon by the members concerned. These agreements are notified to the TMB.

3. For the duration of this agreement, members will submit notifications to the TMB, within 60 days of its entry into force, which will be communicated to all other WTO bodies regarding any further restrictions or changes to existing restrictions on textile and clothing products, in accordance with a 1994 GATT provision. 9. Members who, in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1, have notified their intention not to uphold the right to use Article 6, are considered, for the purposes of this agreement, to be holders of their textile and clothing products at the 1994 GATT.