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Summary of Treaty

Official Title Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Serbia on trade in textile products
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Brussels
Date of Signature 31/03/2005
Date of Entry Into Force 01/07/2005
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement To promote, with a view to permanent cooperation and in conditions providing every security for trade, the orderly and equitable development of trade in textile products between the Community and Serbia.
Remarks The agreement establishes a schedule in Annex II to dismantle the rates of customs duties applicable in Serbia to textile products originating in the Community. The Community will continue to grant duty free treatment to textile products originating in Serbia. It refers also to suspension of quantitative restrictions. They can be re-introduced after consultations. The operation of this Agreement shall be reviewed prior to the accession of Serbia to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Should Serbia become a Member of the WTO before the expiry of this Agreement, the Agreements and rules of the WTO shall be applied from the date of Serbia's accession to the WTO
OJ Reference L90, 08/04/2005, p. 36
Depositary Council of the European Union
Contracting Parties European Community, Serbia
Authentic Texts Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish
Subject Matters Commercial Policy
Entry into force conditions Article 23 Agreement
Territorial application Article 22 Agreement
Ratification Status NOT
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 14 March 2005 on the conclusion of the bilateral agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Serbia on trade in textile products ; OJ L90 of 08/04/2005, p.35
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 133

Last Update :   04/10/2007