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WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said: "I congratulate WTO members and the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the historic step taken today to conclude the accession negotiations of Kazakhstan and finalize its WTO Accession Package.
Due to US opposition, no working groups has been set up for Iran's accession to the WTO," Jalili was quoted as saying.
The OECD estimates that the Agreement will reduce trade costs for WTO Members by between 11 and 15 per cent.
We celebrate accessions both because of what it means for the individual country, but also because of what it means for this organization," he said Yemen will be the 35th least developed country in the WTO.
The WTO General Council held a formal meeting Tuesday in which 159 members approved by consensus the recommendation of the three- person panel for the selection made on May 8, WTO spokesperson Keith Rockwell told a press conference.
The essence of each accession negotiation has been to achieve an acceptable balance between preserving the integrity of the WTO system while accommodating the special requirements of the acceding country.
We are convinced that our legislation on hormones is fully in line with WTO law: the restrictions on hormone-treated beef are based on solid scientific evidence showing risks for human health," said EU spokesman Peter Power.
Because reflecting the fact that in today's globalised economy, many facets of economic life are interlinked, the WTO has approved agreements that go far beyond the classic trading issues of lowering tariffs and production subsidies.
The United States originally included gambling on its service list, thereby subjecting it to WTO standards.
files WTO case against India for excessive duties on wine, liquor imports: The Bureau of National Affairs reports that the United States yesterday requested consultations at the WTO on Indian duties on imports of wine and distilled spirits of 150 to 550 percent beyond India's basic customs duties.
Senior Iraqi ministry officials have held several meetings in Baghdad to bring Iraq's old trade regulations in line with those of WTO standards, with the country's application for WTO membership seen as an opportunity to revamp its old trade regulations which have been in place since the 1980s.