FOURTH REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON THE NEGOTIATION OF FISHERIES SUBSIDIES

IN THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION (WTO)

 

Video-Conference

3 September 2019

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

Savingram No. 430/2019- Fourth Regional Consultation on the Negotiation of Fisheries Subsidies in the World Trade Organization (WTO), Video-Conference, 3 September 2019 (CONVENING)

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  Attachment I to Savingram No. 430/2019 - Draft Agenda Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to Savingram No. 430/2019 - Nomination Form Acrobat PDF
  Sav. No. 478/2019 - Fourth Regional Consultation on the Negotiation of Fisheries Subsidies in the World Trade Organization (WTO), Video-Conference, 3 September 2019 (ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS) Acrobat PDF

DOCUMENTATION

 

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ITEM  4 Overview of the WTO Negotiations Acrobat PDF
     
     
     

 

 

Regional Consultation on the Negotiation of Fisheries Subsidies

in the World Trade Organization (WTO)

 

Video-Conference

3 May 2019

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

  Savingram No. 219/2019 - Regional Consultation on the Negotiation of the Fisheries Subsidies in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Video-Conference, 3 May 2019 (CONVENING) Acrobat PDF
 

Savingram No. 226/2019 - Regional Consultation on the Negotiation of the Fisheries Subsidies in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Video-Conference, 3 May 2019 (ADMINISTRATIVE ARRANGEMENTS)

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  PROVISIONAL AGENDA Acrobat PDF

DOCUMENTATION

1. OPENING REMARKS  
2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA  
3. PROCEDURAL MATTERS  
4. OVERVIEW OF THE WTO NEGOTIATIONS ON FISHERIES SUBSIDIES: OUTLINE OF CURRENT PROPOSALS UNDER CONSIDERATION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CARICOM  
5.

REVIEW OF ACP DRAFT PRTOPOSALS ON FISHERIES SUBSIDIES AND FEEDBACK/RECOMMDNATIONS BY CARICOM

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6. ANY OTHER BUSINESS  
REPORT OF THE MEETING
 

WTO Work Programme for January- July 2019

 
 

Fisheries Subsidies - Working Document - Communication from the Chair, TN/RL/W/274/Rev.6, 14 November 2018 (compilation of submissions from WTO Members)

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Proposals by the WTO Members

  Australia and USA - A Cap-Based Approach to Addressing Certain Fisheries Subsidies, TN/RL/Gen/197/Rev.1, 3 May 2019 Acrobat PDF
  Pacific Group - Proposal On Fisheries Subsidies Disciplines – Rule on IUU Fishing, 29 April 2019 Acrobat PDF
  New Zealand And Iceland - Draft Text on Overfishing and Overcapacity - RD/TN/RL/79, 28 February 2019 Acrobat PDF
  Australia - Draft Text on Overfished Stocks, RD/TN/RL/77 - 18 February 2019 Acrobat PDF
  A Cap-Based Approach to Address certain Fisheries Subsidies that contribute to Overcapacity and Overfishing, Communication from China, TN/RL/GEN/199 - 4 June 2019 Acrobat PDF
  Secretariat Compilation of Incubator Group Reports and Abstract of Certain Ideas and Suggestions from the Incubator Group Process (unnumbered and undated) Acrobat PDF
  Part II – Annex - Compilation of Incubator Group Reports and Inputs (unnumbered and undated) Acrobat PDF
  Statistics on Marine Fish Catch by Area, by Country, by Sector; contribution to employment and to food security, RD/TN/RL/74, 20 December 2018 Acrobat PDF
  Fuel Subsidies to the Fisheries Sector, RD/TN/RL/78, 22 February 2019 Acrobat PDF

 

 

SECOND REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON THE NEGOTIATION OF FISHERIES SUBSIDIES

IN THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION (WTO)

 

 

VIDEO-CONFERENCE AND ZOOM

27 JUNE 2018

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

Negotiation of Fisheries Subsidies in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Second Regional Consultation, Video-Conference and Zoom, 27 June 2018 (Convening)

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  Attachment to Savingram 317/2018 dated 12 June 2018 WORD Version PDF Version
       

DOCUMENTATION

 

WTO Unofficial Room Document Negotiating Group on Rules – RD/TN/RL/44: 7 May 2018

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WTO Unofficial Room Document Negotiating Group on Rules – RD/TN/RL/43: 7 May 2018

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WTO Negotiating Group on Rules Fisheries Subsidies June 2018 Cluster Meeting - Theme: Subsidies to Fishing and Overfished Stocks : 30 May 2018

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WTO Unofficial Room Document Negotiating Group on Rules – RD/TN/RL/45: 7 May 2018

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WTO Fisheries Subsidies Ministerial Decision of 13 December 2017 – WT/MIN (17) 64; WT/L/1031: 18 December 2017

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WTO Advancing Fisheries Subsidies Prohibitions on Subsidies Contributing to Overcapacity and Overfishing – New Zealand/Iceland – TN/RL/W/275: 8 May 2018

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Negotiating Group on Rules: Fisheries Subsidies Open-Ended Informal Meeting – Transparency Report By the Chair: 11 April 2018 10 AM

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WTO Negotiating Group on Rules Fisheries Subsidies Work Programme – Communication from Chair – TN/RL/29: 18 April 2018

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WTO Fisheries Subsidies Working Document on: Scope; Prohibited Subsidies Relating to IUU Fishing, Overfished Stocks, Overcapacity, Capacity Enhancing Subsidies, and Overfishing; Notifications and Transparency; and Special and Differential Treatment: Communication from the Chair – Revision – TN/RL/W/274/Rev.3: 18 May 2018

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PREPARATIONS FOR THE ELEVENTH WTO MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE (MC11)

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

10-13 DECEMBER 2017

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Country Proposals

 

Iceland, New Zealand and Pakistan – Proposed MC11 Fisheries Subsidies Disciplines: Implementing SDG Target 14.6 – (TN/RL/GEN/186), 27 April 2017

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  European Union– Advancing Towards A Multilateral Outcome on Fisheries Subsidies in the WTO  (TN/RL/GEN/181/Rev.1), 6 July 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Indonesia – Proposed Disciplines on Prohibitions and Special and Differential Treatment for Fisheries Subsidies,  (TN/RL/GEN/189/Rev.1) 13 July 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Submission by Guyana on behalf of ACP Group – Text Proposal Fisheries Subsidies Disciplines, (TN/RL/GEN/192), 14 July 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, Uruguay – Proposal for Disciplines on Fisheries Subsidies, (TN/RL/GEN/187/Rev.2), 25 July 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Submission by Cambodia on behalf of the LDC Group – Fisheries Subsidies Text Proposal,  (TN/RL/GEN/193), 17 July 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
 

Norway – Discipline and Prohibition on Subsidies to IUU Fishing, (TN/RL/GEN/191), 26 June 2017

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United States - Procedures to Enhance Transparency and Strengthen Notification Requirements under WTO Agreements  (JOB/GC/148 or JOB/CTG/10), 30 October 2017

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Compilations and Negotiating Texts

  Fisheries Subsidies - Compilation Matrix of Textual Proposals Received to Date TN/RL/W/273, 28 July 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Negotiating Group on Rules, Unofficial Room Document, Fisheries Subsidies Non-Paper, Revision, Friday, 3 November 2017, 8.00 p.m. version.  RD/TN/RL/29/Rev.1, 10 November 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Communication from Chair Fisheries Subsidies - Working Documents on Prohibited Subsidies Relating to IUU Fishing and Overfished Stocks, Communication From The Chair. TN/RL/W/274/rev.2, 5 December, 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Draft Ministerial Decision Fisheries Subsidies 5.12.17 (December 5), 15.00; Word Acrobat PDF
 

CARICOM Documents

  CARICOM Analysis of Fisheries Subsidies Non-Paper, 10 November 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Proposals by CARICOM for Amendments to the Draft ACP Text Proposal on Fisheries Subsidies, 10 July 2017 Word Acrobat PDF

 

 

 

 

13 JUNE 2017

CLASSIFICATION - BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

 

     

     European Union

        IMPROVING DISCIPLINES ON SUBSIDIES NOTIFICATION

       Communication from the European Union

       TN/RL/GEN/188, 30 May 2017

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Advancing Toward a Multilateral Outcome on Fisheries Subsidies in the WTO

 

 

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ACP Group

ACP GROUP TEXT PROPOSAL FISHERIES SUBSIDIES DISCIPLINES    (DRAFT)

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1.   (ACP PROPOSAL) -  PRINCIPLES AND ELEMENTS FOR  CONCLUDING NEGOTIATIONS ON FISHERIES SUBSIDIES RULES IN THE WTO- (DRAFT REVISION TO TN/RL/GEN/182/REV.1 – (May 11-12-05- 2017) with highlighted changes

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 OTHER RECENT BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

 

1.    PROPOSED MC11 FISHERIES SUBSIDIES DISCIPLINES: implementing

       SDG TARGET 14.6

       Communication from Iceland, New Zealand, and Pakistan

       TN/RL/GEN/186, 27 April 2017

 
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1.    PROPOSAL FOR DISCIPLINES ON FISHERIES SUBSIDIES

       Communication from Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama,

        Peru, and Uruguay

        TN/RL/GEN/187,  24 May 2017

 

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1.     PROPOSED DISCIPLINES ON PROHIBITIONS AND SPECIAL AND

        DIFFERENTIAL TREATMENT FOR FISHERIES SUBSIDIES

        Proposal from Indonesia

        TN/RL/GEN/189,  6 June 2017

 
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CONSULTATION ON THE NEGOTIATION OF FISHERIES SUBSIDIES

IN THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION (WTO)

 

VIA ZOOM

11 April 2017

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

  Savingram No. 170 Convening Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III-Administrative Note Word Acrobat PDF
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DOCUMENTATION

  Draft Agenda - FSH/S/NEG(CONS)/2017/1 Word Acrobat PDF
  Revised Draft Annotated Agenda Word Acrobat PDF
  Working Document - FSH/S/NEG(CONS)/2017/2   Acrobat PDF

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

RECENT DOCUMENTS

  European Union Proposal  - Advancing Toward a Multilateral Outcome on Fisheries Subsidies in the WTO, 20 October 2016  - WTO Ref: TN/RL/GEN 181   Acrobat PDF
  WTO-RL January 2017 - Further Considerations on Fisheries Subsidies   Acrobat PDF
  ACP Group Proposal - Principles and Elements for Concluding Negotiations on Fisheries Subsidies Rules in The WTO, 16 November 2016 -WTO Ref: TN/RL/GEN/182   Acrobat PDF
  Proposal from Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru and Uruguay, A Framework to Guide the Multilateral Negotiations to Eliminate Harmful Fisheries Subsidies, 29 November 2016 - WTO Ref: TN/RL/GEN/183   Acrobat PDF
  LDC Group Submission - Elements For WTO Fisheries Subsidies Disciplines, 22 December 2016 - WTO Ref: TN/RL/GEN/184   Acrobat PDF
  Fisheries Subsidies Transparency Report by the Chair, WTO Negotiating Group on Rules, Open-ended Informal Meeting, 1 March 2017   Acrobat PDF
  24-Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Word Acrobat PDF
       
       

OLDER DOCUMENTS

  Negotiating Group on Rules - Draft Consolidated Chair Texts of the Anti-Dumping (AD) and Subsidies and Countervailing Duties (SCM) Agreements (see page 87 for Annex on Fisheries Subsidies, 30 November 2007 - WTO Ref: TN/RL/W/213   Acrobat PDF
  Small & Vulnerable Economies (SVEs) - Statement on Fisheries Subsidies, 7 October 2009 - WTO Ref: TN/RL/W/242   Acrobat PDF
  Communication from Argentina, Australia, Chile, Colombia, the United States, New Zealand, Norway, Iceland, Peru and Pakistan – Fisheries Subsidies, 7 October 2009 - TN/RL/W/243   Acrobat PDF
  Communication from Brazil, China, Ecuador, Mexico and Venezuela -  Fisheries Subsidies (Revision) (in response to chair’s draft), 16 October 2009 - WTO Ref: TN/RL/W/241/Rev.1   Acrobat PDF
  Communications from United States - Fisheries Subsidies - Articles I.2, II, IV and V (response to chair’s text), 22 April 2010 - WTO Ref: TN/RL/GEN/165   Acrobat PDF

ARTICLES

  Milton O. Haughton - Fisheries Subsidies and the Role of Regional Fisheries Management Organisations: The Caribbean Experience, ca 2004   Acrobat PDF
   Margaret A. Young - E15 Expert Group on Oceans, Fisheries and the Trade System - Trade-Related Measures to Address Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, June 2015   Acrobat PDF
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  Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas   Acrobat PDF

 

 

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