EIGHTH MEETING OF THE CARIFORUM-EU TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

 

Saint Lucia

6 December 2018

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

Savingram No. 609/2018 - Eighth Meeting of the CARIFORUM-EU Trade and Development Committee, Saint Lucia, 6 December 2018 (Convening)

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  Attachment I - Provisional Agenda Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II - Annotated Provisional Agenda Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment III - Second Meeting of the CARIFORUM Officials Preparatory to the Eighth Meeting of the CARIFORUM-EU Trade and Development Committee - Draft Agenda

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  ANNOTATED DRAFT AGENDA Word Acrobat PDF
 

Savingram No. 664/2018 - Eighth Meeting of the CARIFORUM-EU Trade and Development Committee, Saint Lucia, 6 December 2018 - Documentation

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  Attachment I - Draft Agenda Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II - Annotated Draft Agenda Word Acrobat PDF
 

Savingram No. 664/2018 - Eighth Meeting of the CARIFORUM-EU Trade and Development Committee, Saint Lucia, 6 December 2018 - Administrative Arrangements

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  Attachment I - Administrative Arrangements Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II - Registration Forms Word Acrobat PDF
  REVISED DRAFT AGENDA 6 December 2018 Word Acrobat PDF
  ANNOTATED DRAFT AGENDA6 December 2018 Word Acrobat PDF

DOCUMENTATION

1. OPENING OF THE MEETING    
2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA Word Acrobat PDF
3. PROCEDURAL MATTERS    
4. REPORT ON RATIFICATION OF THE AGREEMENT - CARIFORUM Word Acrobat PDF
  REPORT ON RATIFICATION OF THE AGREEMENT - EU Word Acrobat PDF

5.

INSTITUTIONAL MATTERS:

Identification of Observers to the Trade and Development Committee

   
5.1
  5.2 Designations under the CARIFORUM-EU EPA Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment to Item 5.2 - CARIFORUM EU ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT CARIFORUM COORDINATOR AND NATIONAL COORDINATORS

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  5.3 Updates to Annexes V, VI and VII Word Acrobat PDF
  Updates to Annexes V, VI and VII - EU Word  
  Attachment I to Item 5.3 - LIST OF ENQUIRY POINTS FOR CARIFORUM STATES (AS OF 31 OCTOBER 2018) Word  
  Attachment II to Item 5.3 - UP DATES TO ANNEX VI Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to Item 5.3 - UP DATES TO ANNEX VII Word Acrobat PDF
    EU-Cariforum enquiry points update Word Acrobat PDF
  5.4 Reports by Joint CARIFORUM-EU EPA Institutions Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment I to Item 5.4 - AGENDA - FIFTH MEETING OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON CUSTOMS COOPERATION AND TRADE FACILITATION

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Attachment II to Item 5.4 -  AGENDA - SECOND MEETING OF THE CARIFORUM-EU SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES            3 December 2018

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  5.5 Decision Establishing the Special Committee on Services Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment I to Item 5.5 - SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON SERVICES Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II Item to 5.5 - EU COMPETENCIES   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III Item to 5.5 - COUNCIL DECISIONS   Acrobat PDF

6.

TRADE IN GOODS:

Tariff Liberalisation Schedule - Appendix I to Annex III

   
6.1
  6.1.1 Tariff Reductions - Status report by CARIFORUM States Word Acrobat PDF
  6.1.2 Correction of Errors in Appendix I to Annex III Word Acrobat PDF
  6.1.3 Motor Vehicles, their Parts and Components – Schedule for the phase out of Tariffs Word Acrobat PDF
  6.2 Application of the octroi de mer in the French Outermost Regions Word Acrobat PDF
  6.3 Transposition of the Harmonised Commodity Coding Systems Word Acrobat PDF

7.

TRADE IN SERVICES:

Impediments to Market Access and Market Presence

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  7.1
 

Attachment to Item 7.1 - EU RESERVATIONS FOR THE TEMPORARY ENTRY REGIMES UNDER THE CARIFORUM-EU EPA

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  7.2

Temporary Presence of Natural Persons for Business Purpose – The Regulatory Environment

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  7.3 Mutual Recognition Agreements for Professional Services Word Acrobat PDF
  7.4 Proposed way forward for Tourism Word Acrobat PDF

8.

TRADE-RELATED ISSUES: INNOVATION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

 

Geographical Indications –Implementation of Article 145 E

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  8.1
 

Attachment I to Item 8.1 - EUROPEAN COMMISSION REVISED LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS TERMS

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Attachment II to Item 8.1 - LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS OF THE CARIFORUM STATES

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Attachment IV to Item 8.1 - NON-EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED TO CARIFORUM STATES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THEIR SYSTEMS FOR THE PROTECTION OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS AND PRODUCTS THAT MIGHT BENEFIT FROM SUCH PROTECTION

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  8.2 Participation in Framework Programmes – Implementation of Article 134(2) Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Item 8.2 - TABLE SHOWING PARTICIPATION IN EU FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMES Word Acrobat PDF
  Participation in Framework Programmes – Implementation of Article 134(2) - Submission from EU Word Acrobat PDF
  8.3 Transfer of Technology – Implementation of Article 142(3) Word Acrobat PDF
  Transfer of Technology – Implementation of Article 142(3) Submission from EU Word Acrobat PDF
  8.4 Impact of the implementation of the EPA on Sustainable Development Word Acrobat PDF

9.

GENERAL MATTERS:

Cultural Cooperation

   
  9.1
  9.1.1 Consideration of the Market Access Provisions Word Acrobat PDF
  9.1.2 Implementation of the Protocol on Cultural Cooperation Word Acrobat PDF
  9.2 Treatment of of Certain Time-Bound Commitments under the CARIFORUM-EU EPA Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment to Item 9.2 - LIST OF AFFECTED TARIFF LINES - TEN-YEAR MORATORIUM FOR MOTOR VEHICLES, THEIR PARTS AND COMPONENTS THEREOF

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  9.3 Implementation of Article 238 Word Acrobat PDF
  9.4 Withdrawal of the UK from the EU - Issues for CARIFORUM States Word Acrobat PDF

10.

PREPARATIONS FOR THE 2020 REVIEW OF THE CARIFORUM-EU EPA:

Establishment of Joint Monitoring System for the EPA

   
  10.1
  10.2 Treatment of the Subject-Specific Review Provisions of the EPA Word Acrobat PDF
  10.3 Enhancing Knowledge and Awareness of EPA Opportunities and Benefits    
  10.4 Establishment of a Joint Task Force on the Five Year Review Word Acrobat PDF

11.

DEVELOPMENT OF COOPERATION:

Update on 10th EDF and on 11th EDF Programming

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  11.1
  11.2 Financing EPA Implementation Word Acrobat PDF

12.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS:

Discussion on further Initiatives and Actions for 2019

   
  12.1
  12.2 Requests by EU for Verification of Proof of Origin of Rum Word Acrobat PDF
  12.3

Revision of the EU Spirits Definition- proposed restriction on the use of the word “agricultural”

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  Attachment to Item 12.3 - Rum Excerpt Revised EU Spirits Definition   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to Item 12.3 - Annex II - Rum Definition Current   Acrobat PDF
  12.4 Agri-Food Trade between CARIFORUM and the EU:

Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Antigua and Barbuda

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  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Bahamas   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Barbados   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Belize   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Dominica   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Dominican Republic   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Grenada   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Guyana   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Haiti   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Jamaica   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - St. Kitts and Nevis   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Saint Lucia   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - St. Vincent and the Grenadines   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Suriname   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - Trinidad and Tobago   Acrobat PDF
  Agri-Food Trade Statistical FactSheet - European Union - EPA CARIFORUM   Acrobat PDF

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

  In relation to Item 10 - Policy Framework Information Establishment of the EPA Monitoring and Evaluation System   Acrobat PDF
  Text of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA Journal   Acrobat PDF
  Rules of Procedure of the CARIFORUM - EU Parliamentary Committee Word Acrobat PDF
  Rules of Procedure of EU Institutions   Acrobat PDF
  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   Acrobat PDF

 

 

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