Presentation on theme: "SPECIAL MEETING ON PROCEDURES FOR INFORMATION EXCHANGE BRAZIL Anna Camboim Geneva, November, 3rd 2004."— Presentation transcript:
SPECIAL MEETING ON PROCEDURES FOR INFORMATION EXCHANGE BRAZIL Anna Camboim Geneva, November, 3rd 2004
Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (WTO/TBT Agreement) [...] notify other Members through the Secretariat of the products to be covered by the proposed technical regulation [...]
10.1 Each Member shall ensure that an enquiry point exists which is able to answer all reasonable enquiries from other Members and interested parties in other Members as well as to provide the relevant documents regarding [...] technical regulations, [...] standards and [...] conformity assessment procedures
Enquiry Point for WTOs TBT Agreement Notify WTO of new Brazilian technical regulations and conformity assessment procedures Handle comments on notified TRs and CAPs
Enquiry Point for WTOs TBT Agreement Provide national and foreign interested parties with relevant documents on technical requirements Answer all reasonable enquiries on technical barriers to trade
Enquiry Point for WTOs TBT Agreement Inform Brazilian exporters of the notified TRs and CAPs
trade facilitation particularly SMEs free and easy accessessential information on technical requirements Promote trade facilitation by providing national exporters, particularly SMEs, with free and easy access to essential information on technical requirements from WTO Member Countries.