TWENTY-NINTH MEETING OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED)

4-6 February 2010 - Officials

8-9 February 2010 - Ministerial

 

Meeting Venue:       

Meeting of Officials - CARICOM Secretariat Headquarters

Ministerial - The Guyana Pegasus Hotel

  Georgetown, Guyana

 


ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTATION
 

1. Savingram No. 988 dd 18 December 2009 WORD Version PDF Version
2. Provisional Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
3. Annotated Provisional Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
4. Draft Agenda WORD Version PDF Version
5. Savingram No. 85 dd 24 January 2010 WORD Version PDF Version


DOCUMENTATION
 

Items proposed by Member States for consideration by the COTED subsequent to the Circulation of the Draft Agenda
  Explanatory Memorandum re - Regional Patent  Office WORD Version PDF Version
       
  ITEMS 1-3 - Introduction WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 4 - COTED Rules of Procedures WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 5.2 - Contingent  Rights and Free Movement of Persons Contingent Rights WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 5.3 - Update on the CDF WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 7 - Programme to Enhance Dissemination of Trade Data in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM): Strengthening of TRADSYS WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 6 - AN ANALYSIS OF CARICOM TRADE PERFORMANCE WORD Version PDF Version
  ATT I to Item 6 WORD Version PDF Version
  ATT II to Item 6 WORD Version PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT to Item 7 WORD Version PDF Version
  AGENDA ITEM 8. TRADE IN GOODS:    
  8.1 Common External Tariff    
  Sub-Item 8 1 1 and 8 2 1 - Review of Procedures for the Suspension of the CET and Invoking of the Safeguard Mechanism WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.1.2 - Implementation of the Suspension of the CET on Importation of 120,000 metric tons of Cement by Jamaica WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.1.3 - Extension of the Waiver of the CET on Paddy Rice for a further Five Years WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.1.4.1 - Request for the Reduction of the CET on Raw (Brown) Cane Sugar WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.1.4.2 - Request for reduction of CET on Selected Basic Food Items WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.1.4.3 - Request by Suriname for Suspension of the Common External Tariff (CET) on 15,000 Metric Tonnes (MT) of Raw (Brown) Cane Sugar (Referred by the Secretary-General) WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.1.5 - Review of the CET on Products that are Internationally Competitive WORD Version PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT to Sub-Item 8.1.5 WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.1.6 - Report by the Secretary-General on the Grant of Suspensions of the CET under Paragraph 3 of Article 83 of the Revised Treaty WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.1.7 - Implementation of the Common External Tariff Based on the 2007 Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) Agreed for 1 January 2007 WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item - 8.2 Rules of Origin    
  Sub-Item - 8.2.1 - Review of the Procedures for the Grant of Certificates under the Safeguard Mechanism  

 This Agenda Item was subsumed under Item 8.1.1

  Sub-Item - 8.2.2 - Report by the Secretary-General on the Grant of Certificates under the Safeguard Mechanism in Accordance with Paragraphs 3-7 of Article 84 Community Rules of Origin-of the Revised Treaty WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.3 - Non-Compliance with the Revised Treaty and Decisions of the COTED    
  Sub-Item 8.3.1 - Non-application of the CET on Imports of Flour by Suriname WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 8.4 - Proposed Modalities for Flour Prices WORD Version PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT - Item 8.4 - Modalities For Changes in Price of Flour - 25 January 2010 WORD Version PDF Version
  AGENDA ITEM 9 - MATTERS RELATING TO AGRICULTURE TRADE    
  Sub-Item 9.1 - The CARICOM Sanitary Evaluation for the Export of Meat Patties from Jamaica to CARICOM Countries (Requested by Jamaica)

This Agenda Item will be circulated under separate cover.

  Sub-Item 10.1 - Regional Strategic Plan - Services WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 9.2 - Difficulty Experienced by Trinidad and Tobago in Exporting Sliced Pepperoni Products to Saint Lucia WORD Version PDF Version
  AGENDA ITEM 11 -  STANDARDS:   PDF Version
  ATT 1 - 11.1 - Synopsis of 19 CARICOM Standards    
  Sub-Item 11.1 - Consideration  for Approval of CARICOM Regional Standards WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment I to Sub-Item 11.1    
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 1 Gold Articles WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 2 Good Management Practices WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 3 Bananas WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 4 Cabbages WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 5 Grapefruits WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 6 Hot Peppers WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 7 Mangoes WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 8 Oranges WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 9 Pineapples WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 10 Pumpkins WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 11 Sweet Peppers WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 12 Tomatoes WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 13 General Principles of Food Hygiene WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 14 Cassava Bread WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 15 Frozen Fruit Pulp and Purees WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 16 Wooden Craft WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 17 Botanical Cosmetics WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 18 Fruit and Vegetables, Juices and Drinks and Fruit Nectars WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment II to Sub-Item 11.1 - 19 Garbage Bags WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 11.2 CROSQ's Operating Budget and Work Programme for the period 2010 WORD Version PDF Version
  Attachment to Sub-Item 11.2   PDF Version
  Sub-Item 11.3 - Proposed Amendment to the Inter-Organisational Agreement Establishing CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) WORD Version PDF Version
  Background Document to 11. 3   PDF Version
  AGENDA ITEM 12: EXTERNAL ECONOMIC AND TRADE RELATIONS:

Sub-Item 12.1 - Outcome of the First Round of CARICOM-Canada Negotiations for a Trade and Development Agreement

WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 12.2 - Consideration of the Outcome of the 7th WTO Ministerial Conference WORD Version PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT - ITEM 12 2 WORD Version PDF Version
  Add to Sub-Item 12.2 - Developments Relating to Bananas   PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT to Add to Sub-Item 12.2 WORD Version  
  Sub-Item 12.3  - Transparency Mechanism for Regional Trade Agreements - Status of Responses by Member States WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 12.4 - CARICOM-TURKEY WORD Version PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT- Item12.4 CARICOM-TURKEY WORD Version PDF Version
  Sub-Item 12.5 - Update on Implementation of the CARIFORUM - EC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)  WORD Version PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT V - Item 12.1 -CARICOM Matrix of Development Co-operation Needs Version January 2010   WORD Version    PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT VI - Item 12.1 - Follow-up Action Table   WORD Version  
  ATTACHMENT VII - Item 12.1 -Draft CARICOM Chapter on Transparency in Government Procurement   WORD Version    PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT IV - Item 12.1 final   WORD Version   PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 -+TNG LII CARICOM Report final WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1-+TNG MA1 CARICOM Report FINAL WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1-+TNG SV1 CARICOM Report revised (3) WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 ADDENDUM Report to Chiefs - Joint Services and Investment Session WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 Chiefs Report -Market Access for Goods final WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 IN1 CARICOM Report final WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 JOINT REPORT DISPUTE SETTLEMENT WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 JOINT REPORT INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 JOINT REPORT RULES OF ORIGIN WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 Joint Report to Chiefs - Investment final WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT I-Item 12.1 Joint Report to Chiefs - Services WORD Version PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT II-Item 12.1 SUMCON 1st TWG Market Access and Agriculture October 2009 WORD Version PDF Version
ATTACHMENT II-Item 12.1 SUMCON 1st TWG Services and Investment October 2009 FINAL WORD Version PDF Version
  ATTACHMENT III -Item12.1 Treaty Making in Canada   PDF Version
  Sub-Item 12.6 - renewal of the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Agreement (CBTPA) WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM13 - AID FOR TRADE WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 14 - Ninth and Tenth EDF WORD Version PDF Version
  ATT to Item 14 WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 15.1 -e-Government Strategy WORD Version PDF Version
  ATT 1- 15.1 - CARICOM e-Government Strategy   PDF Version
  ITEM 16.1 - Final Report of the Board of the Caribbean Aviation Safety Oversight System (CASSOS) WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 17 - CCC Work Programme 2010 WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 18 - Work Programme of the Directorate of Trade and Economic Integration WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 19  - The Urgent Need for the Reconstruction of the IGTF WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 20 - Date and Venue of the Thirtieth Meeting of the COTED WORD Version PDF Version
  ITEM 21 - Any Other Business WORD Version PDF Version

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