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Laos on its way to WTO membership challenges and opportunities for developing high value agricultural exports by JГјrgen Wiemann

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Published by Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik in Bonn .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-176).

StatementJürgen Wiemann ... [et al.].
SeriesStudies / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik -- 51
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9016.L36 L36 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. :
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24426585M
ISBN 109783889854872
LC Control Number2010359877

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MEMBER INFORMATION: Lao People s Democratic Republic and the WTO - This page gathers key information on Lao People s Democratic Republic s participation in the WTO. Lao People s Democratic Republic has been a member of WTO since 2 February Laos on its way to WTO membership: challenges and opportunities for developing high-value agricultural exports Download PDF MB Wiemann, Jürgen / Verena Ashoff / Melanie Grad / Anna Katharina Meyer / Stefanie Studies 51 (). Laos has ratified its membership of the World Trade Organization, state media said on Friday, the latest step in the small Southeast Asian nation’s year effort to join the global body. The Laotian parliament on Thursday formally gave its approval, paving the way for the country’s entrance to the member organisation in early , according to a report in the government mouthpiece Vientiane Times. Q&A Book on Investigation (Amended ) Laos on its ways to WTO Membership It is an important step on its way to an open market economy, integrated in the regional and global economy. There are possible strategies for an agriculture-based least developed country like Laos to benefit from trade integration. As a small landlocked country.

  (Oct. 4, ) As of Septem , the terms for Laos to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) have been established by the group of countries working on the plan now goes to the WTO General Council for approval. The Council includes all WTO members; it will review the Laos terms on October   The General Council today paved the way for Laos' membership in the WTO by approving its accession package. Laos will have to ratify the deal and would become WTO's th member 30 days . Laos on its Way to WTO Membership: Challenges and opportunities for developing high-value agricultural exports. Book. Full-text available. Oct ; Jürgen Wiemann. Verena Ashoff.   Current Membership. The WTO has members. Sixty-five countries were members of the General Agreement on Tariff and Trade. Those 65 countries automatically became WTO members on January 1, All the remaining 97 countries went through the six-step process to become WTO members. Here are the five newest members.

Laos on its Way to WTO Membership: Challenges and opportunities for developing high-value agricultural exports developing and least developed members. The book .   The WTO General Council gave its approval for Laotian membership in October, with the organisation's chief Pascal Lamy saying the landlocked communist country had "come a long way since it embarked on the road to membership in ". Laos is one of Southeast Asia's poorest nations and the only one in the region yet to join the WTO. become a WTO member 30 days after notifying its acceptance and depositing the Instrument of Acceptance of its Accession Protocol with the WTO Secretariat. The accession will bring the WTO another step nearer its goal of universal membership. Several acceding governments are entering decisive stages of their accession negotiations.   While the WTO General Council approved the accession protocol for membership on Octo , Laos is not a member yet. The next step is for the Lao National Assembly to ratify the accession package. Membership occurs 30 days after the ratified documents are deposited with the WTO Secretariat in Geneva, which is expected in early