SERVICES: SECTOR BY SECTOR

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).

 

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The current negotiations  

Services auxiliary to all modes of transport are included in the new services negotiations, which began January 2000.

 

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The mandate 

Principles of trade in services auxiliary to all modes of transport are contained, like for all services, in the GATS.

 
  
Current commitments and exemptions
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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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Documents on services auxiliary to all modes of transport and logistics services   

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  • Note by the Secretariat and general documents on services auxiliary to all modes of transport and logistics services(Document code S/* and keyword “Services Auxiliary to All Modes of Transport or Logistics Services”)  > search > help

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