Services auxiliary to all modes of transport — Logistics services
The sector includes cargo handling services, storage and warehouse services, freight transport agency services including other auxiliary transport services, and other supporting and auxiliary transport services (freight brokerage services; bill auditing and freight rate information services; transportation document preparation services; packing and unpacking services; freight inspection, weighing and sampling services; and freight receiving and acceptance services).
The current negotiations
Services auxiliary to all modes of transport are included in the new services negotiations, which began January 2000.
Proposals on services auxiliary to all modes of transport
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Principles of trade in services auxiliary to all modes of transport are contained, like for all services, in the GATS.
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> All commitments and MFN exemptions. Search for services auxiliary to all modes of transport in the commitments for services by country.
For consolidated information on countries' commitments and exemptions on services auxiliary to all modes of transport go to the services database (opens a new window) click “predefined reports”, then click “All sectors and each level of development”. From the list of sectors select “Services auxiliary to all modes of transport”. Information is broken down by the country's level of development (developed, developing, least developed or transition). Data covers the period January 1995 to December 1999. Does not include data on current negotiations or on countries which joined the WTO since January 2000.
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