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ACCESSIONS

Viet Nam

The General Council approved Viet Nam's accession package on 7 November 2006. Viet Nam became the WTO's 150th member on 11 January 2007.


See also:
Viet Nam main page

National site
> Vietnam Trade Information Center
(This site is selected by the Vietnamese delegation)

 Trade Statistics
WTO Statistics Database

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For an explanation, see: “How to become a member of the WTO

1.

Application Received

4 January 1995
2.

Working Party Established
Chairpersons: 
1998–2004, H.E. Mr Seung Ho (Republic of Korea);
2005–2006, H.E. Mr Eirik Glenne (Norway)

31 January 1995
3.

Memorandum

24 September 1996
4.

Questions and Replies

4 March 1998
12 March 1998
20 August 1998
5.

Meetings of the Working Party

30-31 July 1998
3 December 1998
22-23 July 1999
30 November 2000
10 April 2002
12 May 2003
10 December 2003
15 June 2004
15 December 2004
15 September 2005
27 March 2006
19 July 2006
9 October 2006
26 October 2006
6.

Other Documentation

(a) Additional Questions & Replies 20 April 1999
16 July 1999
26 June 2000
6 August 2001
6 March 2003
30 October 2003
28 April 2004
13 October 2004
7 April 2005
7 April 2005
26 July 2005
2 September 2005
20 December 2005
9 June 2006
28 September 2006
3 October 2006
12 October 2006

(b) Agriculture (WT/ACC/4)

5 November 2002
28 April 2004
28 April 2004
13 October 2004
20 May 2005
2 August 2006
21 July 2005

(c) Services (WT/ACC/5)

24 August 1998
(d) SPS/TBT (WT/ACC/8) 26 June 2000
11 October 2004
31 October 2002
23 April 2004
(e) TRIPS (WT/ACC/9) 26 June 2000
5 November 2001
23 April 2004
(f) Legislative Action Plan 26 June 2000
23 April 2004
5 November 2001
23 December 2002
15 May 2003
26 June 2001
31 October 2003
5 December 2001
26 April 2004
24 October 2002
4 November 2003
4 November 2003
14 July 2006
7.

Market Access Negotiations

(a) Goods Offer

7 January 2002
27 April 2004
26 July 2005
(b) Draft Goods Schedule 11 August 2006
5 October 2006

(a) Services Offer

7 January 2002
27 April 2004
  (b) Draft Services Schedule 10 October 2006
19 October 2006
8.

Factual Summary

19 September 2001
9.

Draft Working Party Report

22 November 2004
19 October 2006
  Accession Package Adopted by the General Council
Working Party Report
Goods Schedule
Services Schedule

7 November 2006
7 November 2006
7 November 2006

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  THE COMMITMENTS

The package of Viet Nam’s accession documents consists of:

> Viet Nam’s commitments on goods — the 560-page list (or “schedule”) of tariffs, quotas and ceilings on agricultural subsidies, and in some cases the timetable for phasing in the cuts.
> download:
WT/ACC/VNM/48/Add.1
WT/ACC/VNM/48/Add.1 Part 2
 

> Viet Nam’s commitments on services — the 60-page document (also a “schedule”) describing in which services it is giving access to foreign service providers and any additional conditions, including limits on foreign ownership
> download: WT/ACC/VNM/48/Add.2
 

> The working party’s 260-page report — describing Viet Nam’s legal and institutional set up for trade, along with commitments it has made in many of these areas.
> download: WT/ACC/VNM/48
 

 

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