THIRTY-NINTH  MEETING  OF  THE  CUSTOMS  COMMITTEE  OF  THE

COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (COTED)

 

Georgetown, Guyana

20-21 September 2018

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTATION

  Draft Agenda_Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the Customs Committee of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) Word  
  Savingram No. 512/2018_Documentation for the Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the Customs Committee of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) Word Acrobat PDF
  Savingram No. 396/2018_Convening Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the Customs Committee of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Savingram No. 396/2018_Provisional Agenda Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 396/2018_List of Hotels (Guyana)   Acrobat PDF
    Word Acrobat PDF

DOCUMENTATION

1-3 INTRODUCTION/OPENING REMARKS/ADOPTION OF AGENDA Word  
4. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CARICOM SINGLE MARKET AND ECONOMY    
  4.1  Status Report of the Project: Comprehensive Review of the Common  External Tariff and Rules of Origin Word  
  CARICOM CET-ROO Draft Report 2018-04-03 Word Acrobat PDF
  4.2  Harmonisation of Customs Forms in the CARICOM Customs Harmonised Regulations Word  
5. INTRA-REGIONAL TRADE IN GOODS:    
  5.1  Reports from Member States on the Status of Implementation of the Common External Tariff (CET) based on the 2017 H.S. Word  
6. TARIFF CLASSIFICATION:    
  6.1  Classification of Refined Sugar, Plantation White Sugar and Granulated Sugar Word  
  6.2  Harmonisation of the Classification of Other Hydraulic Cement under HS 2523.90.90 Word  
  Attachment I to Item 6.2   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Item 6.2   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to Item 6.2   Acrobat PDF
7. RULES OF ORIGIN:    
  7.1  Issues with respect to the Operation of the Origin System Identified by Member States Word  
  Attachment I to Item 7.1_CARICOM Certification and Verification Word  
  7.2  Status Report on List of Authorised Signatories and Stamp under the CARICOM Community Rules of Origin Word  
  7.3  Trinidad and Tobago Proposal to change the product specific Rule of Origin for Automotive Batteries of Tariff Heading 8597.10.00 from a value added criteria to "a change to sub-heading 8507.10.00 from any other sub-heading" Word  
  Addendum to Item 7.3_Trinidad and Tobago's Proposal re Automotive Batteries Word  
8. TRADE AGREEMENTS:    
  8.1  Update on Implementation of the CARIFORUM-EU Partnership Agreement Word  
9. TRADE FACILITATION:    
  9.1  Status Report on the Establishment of  a CARIFORUM Single Administrative Document Word  
  9.2  Update on the next steps to Implementation of the Activities of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Caribbean Community and the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Word  
  Attachment I to Item 9.2 Word  
  Attachment II to Item 9.2 Word  
  Attachment III to Item 9.2 Word  
  Attachment IV to Item 9.2 Word  
  9.3  Update on the Regional Implementation of the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation Word  
  Attachment I to Item 9.3   Acrobat PDF
  9.4  Status Report on the Implementation of the CARICOM Customs Procedures Manual (CCPM) Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Item 9.4   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Item 9.4 Word  
  Attachment III to Item 9.4 Word  
  9.5  Update on the Development of a Database on Market Access conditions for goods traded under CARICOM Bilateral Trade Agreements and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy Word  
  Attachment I to Item 9.5_Caribbean Exporter Gateway (Caribgate) User Guide   Acrobat PDF
10. CUSTOMS VALUATION    
11. ENFORCEMENT ISSUES    
12. ANY OTHER BUSINESS    
       

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

  Letter to Assistant Secretary-General_17 September   Acrobat PDF
  Paper to the Customs Committee of the COTED   Acrobat PDF
  Presentation to the Customs Committee of the COTED   Acrobat PDF
  Summary of Positions   Acrobat PDF
  Letter from Rock Hard Distribution Limited   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Letter   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Letter   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to Letter   Acrobat PDF
  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   Acrobat PDF

 

 

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