MEMBER INFORMATION

Italy and the WTO

This page gathers information on Italy's participation in the WTO. Italy has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995 and  a member of GATT since 30 May 1950. It is a member State of the European Union (more info). All EU member States are WTO members, as is the EU (until 30 November 2009 known officially in the WTO as the European Communities for legal reasons) in its own right.

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Ministero degli Affari Esteri
(This site is selected by the Italian delegation)

  

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Goods schedules and tariff data 

  • Get tariff data — includes explanations of bound and applied rates, the HS system and related jargon
  • See the goods schedules gateway for explanations and background
  • For current situation of goods schedules see the European Communities
  • Italy's Uruguay Round goods schedules are included in those of the European Communities (zip format, 759KB)

  

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Services schedules and MFN exemptions

  • Italy is included in services schedules for the European Communities
  • help on reading a services schedule
  • services database (opens new window)
    You can use this database to retrieve the services schedule for a Member, or to compare services commitments across Members. The database does not include data on current negotiations.
  • all commitments and exemptions on services. Provides the original official documents from Italy. Not consolidated (i.e. first documents may be amended/substituted by subsequent documents).

  

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Trade Policy Reviews of Italy

Italy is included in TPRs of the EU/EC
See the TPR gateway for explanations and background

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  • European Communities TPR documents  > search  > help  

  

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Dispute cases involving Italy

Italy is also included in dispute settlement cases of the EU/EC.

Place your mouse over a dispute number in the table below to see the title of the dispute. Click on the dispute number to go to a page giving detailed information for that dispute.

See the dispute settlement gateway for explanations and background.

  

  

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Notifications from Italy

Notifications submitted by the European Union (formerly European Communities) are valid for all EU members. However, occasionally individual EU members notify certain measures which are specific to their country only. These are included below.

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  • Agriculture (Document code G/AG/N/ITA/*)   > search
  • Antidumping (Document code G/ADP/N/* and ITA)   > search
  • Balance of payments (Document code WT/BOP/N/*)   > search
  • Customs valuation (Document code G/VAL/N/* and ITA)   > search
  • Government procurement (Document code GPA/* and keyword varies)   > search
  • Import licensing (Document code G/LIC/N/* and ITA)   > search
  • Information technology products (Document code varies)   > search
  • Intellectual Property Rights (see TRIPS below)
  • Regional trade Agreements (Document code WT/REG* and N)   > search
  • Rules of origin (Document code G/RO/N/*)   > search
  • Safeguards (Document code G/SG/N/* and ITA)   > search
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary measures (Document code G/SPS/N/ITA/*)   > search
  • Services (Document code S/C/N/*)   > search
  • State trading enterprises (Document code G/STR/N/* and ITA)   > search
  • Subsidies and countervailing measures (Document code G/SCM/N/* and ITA)   > search
  • Technical barriers to trade notifications under the TBT Agreement can be found under the TBT gateway
  • Textiles notifications can be found by Article under the textiles gateway
  • Trade and development (Document code WT/COMTD/N/*)   > search
  • Trade-related investment measures (Document code G/TRIMS/N/* and ITA)   > search
  • TRIPS notifications can be found by Article under the Membersĺ transparency toolkit

  

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