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Law No. 5585
Acceptance Date: 28/02/2007
ARTICLE 1, signed in Islamabad on July 17, 2003 "The Economic Cooperation Organization Trade Agreement" has been used in the validation of.
Article 2 of this Act shall enter into force on the date of publication.
Ministers executes the provisions of Article 3 of this Law.
ECONOMIC COOPERATION AGREEMENT ON TRADE
INTRODUCTION 1. Economic Cooperation Organization (hereinafter referred to as ECO) members; Provisional Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Republic of Azerbaijan, Islamic Republic of Iran, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan (hereinafter referred to as after the Contracting Parties);
2. All countries of equal sovereignty, independence and respecting the principle of territorial integrity, in the spirit of mutual partnership, taking strength from its commitment to enhancing regional cooperation for the prosperity and stability of the region, 3
. Lowering the gradual tariff and non-tariff through the elimination of trade barriers Recalling their intention to participate actively in the process of trade liberalization and ways of strengthening this process and said they are ready to cooperate to search the vehicle;
4. education in their condition (Istanbul Convention) stated aims and objectives of the Economic Cooperation Strategy provisions for the ECO region, especially considering the ECO Trade Cooperation Framework Agreement Article and in recognition of the importance of market economy principles, should their economic policies in order to achieve the objectives of this agreement the extent to coordinate work;
5. In order to facilitate economic development, recognizing the importance of ensuring consistency with internationally accepted rules and free trade regime;
6. We will continue to pursue non-WTO member Parties of the WTO accession process and WTO member States Parties will facilitate the accession process as well as certain of these countries by providing appropriate support;
7. Currently the ECO member states constitutes a place of low intra-regional trade in total trade volume increasing keeping in mind that there is an urgent need;
8. On one side, the members of one or more states, one or more rights arising from other agreements and obligations of the third country on the other side, taking into account the provisions of this Agreement will not be affected;
9. The agreement, the development of trade and investment, which are essential to economic relations and especially economic development between the signatory countries, believing that it will create a new environment,
agreed as follows:
ECO Trade Agreement, hereinafter after referred to as the Convention for the purposes:
1. "States Parties" involved in the deal, the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries means.
2. "Critical Condition" concessions to the subject goods and to cause serious damage to the product or the formation of a threat of increased imports and requiring the means to take precautions against the emergence of an exceptional situation.
. "Goods" are classified according to the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, States Parties of the industry, semi-finished or finished goods containing substances with a parent and raw materials produced by agriculture and mining sectors and covers products.
4. "Most Favored Nation Treatment" tariff means the application without discrimination of para-tariff and non-tariff barriers.
5. "Non-tariff barrier" effect to restrict imports or trade shows significantly interfere, "tariffs" and "para-tariffs" any measure other than means regulations or practices.
6. "Para-tariffs", "tariffs" outside; just from imports, but the effect on foreign trade tariffs, not from direct taxes and fees that are charged in the same way as similar domestic products, means border charges and fees. Import duties are not considered as para-tariff received in exchange for certain services.
7. "Sectoral basis" tariff means other measures for non-tariff and para-tariff barriers removed or with any arrangements made between the Contracting Parties in connection with the downloading of certain products or product groups to the development of trade closely related to the ultimate use or production related or cooperation.
8. "Sensitive goods" are goods of the Parties defined in this way.
9. "Serious injury" as a result of a significant increase in preferential imports, the domestic industry producing the same or similar products in the event of large gains can not be compensated in the short term, means significant deterioration of the situation arising in the loss of production and employment. Related research on the effects of domestic industry, but the product will have an influence on the domestic industry shall include indices and other relevant economic factors.
10. "Tariff" Party country's national tariff The customs duties or any import duties in table (1) refers.
11. "Serious damage Danger", which means the inevitability of some serious damage. The presence of inevitability, just allegations, estimated or not to distant probability, will be determined on the basis of facts. Article 2
Organization and Objectives 1. The deal will be carried out in accordance with the following principles:
a. The agreement of the Parties to economic and industrial development level, trade patterns, trade and tariff policies and systems in mind, all States Parties to the way that will bring equal benefits overall reciprocity and mutuality of benefit principle will be applied, depending on the basis of and them; and
b. The agreement will be negotiated over time and in line with periodic evaluations will be extended in successive circuits.
2. States Parties to the Agreement, bilateral trade and economic cooperation between them, according to the agreement through mutual concessions and to develop a mechanism to continue. 3
. The agreement contained in this document, provisions, rules, regulations, decisions, commitments and protocols will be carried out.
4. The objectives of the Treaty, general principles for the promotion of regional trade basis, as well as the support and enhancement, removal of non-tariff barriers, the lowering of tariffs and the ECO members by granting reciprocal concessions, is the strengthening of economic cooperation between their countries. Especially
Business Income Tax Islamic Republic of Iran as a. Parties through the growth of trade and economic relations between countries, to ensure the harmonious development;
B. trade between the Contracting Parties to provide fair conditions of competition;
C. Thus, intra-regional trade, to facilitating the flow of goods and contributing to the growth of world trade; and
d. Parties connected to trading of investment opportunities in the soil to increase significantly.
5. States Parties, the provisions of the Agreement, the Agreement aims to interpret saw the light in accordance with the principles and internationally accepted and will be implemented. Chapter II Article 3
Scope 1. The provisions in this section, six-digit, except for sensitive goods, the number will not exceed 1% of tariff lines, the relevant States Parties to products originating in the States Parties of special and signed between the legal entities will be applied for commercial agreements relating to those goods. States Parties will take place in the list notified by the Annex to the Agreement on sensitive goods and States Parties will be able to periodically review this list by mutual agreement.
2. Agreement, as well as a lot of other things, includes regulations governing the following:
a. Non-tariff barriers
c. Tariffs on imported goods tariffs
Article 4 in 1. With the entry into force of the Agreement, unless otherwise stated in the tariff rates on imports, cooperation without the Council's approval will be amended to make the effect of the increase. The Contracting Parties shall notify each other of the applied tariff rate.
2. basic tariff rates and successive reductions adopted in the agreement for each product, most favored nation principle will be applied in accordance with the recording.
3. Each Party country WTO members to a country, the scope of which are contained in customs duties of the Agreement, para-tariffs are non-tariff barriers and intellectual property rights that extend in relation to the protection of a no less kayırıc treatment, WTO members without any other Party Country It will expand.
4. Country Parties upon entry into force of the agreement on the tariff rates on goods they decided to cut as follows:
a. Tariffs, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to a maximum of 15, the other Party in a maximum of 8 years for the country to be the highest tariff will be reduced to 15 percent now.
B. Parties other than those notified by a negative list of goods received, all goods traded between the countries parties until the date of entry into force of the Agreement will generate positive list. Each Contracting Parties shall notify the tariffs applied in the positive list.
C. positive lists of goods, 8-year period in equal proportions, will be expanded gradually in the tariff lines of the goods so as to cover at least 80 percent.
D. All Parties, taking into account the extent of the discount rate, which should be done 8 years will finally reported the highest tariff zone maximum percentage gradually be made from applied rates to bring 15 and the concession list of permanent reductions to all member countries for each item, but these discounts It will not fall below 10 per cent annually for every existing tariffs. Article 5
Fees Tariff on Imported Goods Para-1. States Parties shall inform each other para-tariff types and their equivalents customs duties.
2. With the entry into force of the Agreement, the Cooperation Council's new para-tariff duties on trade between the Contracting Parties shall be applied without consent. 3
. the customs duty on imports equivalent effect all para-tariff charges, following the entry into force of the Agreement will be removed within two years.
Import of Non-Tariff of obstacles to Related Measures and equally effective measures for the entry into force of
agreement within two years, except as expressly in the agreement, by any of the Parties, the imports from other States Parties, quotas and other quantitative restrictions, through the use of import licenses or other restrictive measures, apart from customs duties, there is no prohibition or restriction shall not apply.
from a party country, to any other Parties to imported products, sales of these products, sales presentation, purchase, transportation, all the laws that affect the distribution and use, in terms of regulations and requirements, national It shall not apply to products originating in less favorable treatment than the treatment accorded to.
Article 8 Export Customs Duty and Tax Effective spouse Parties within two years following the entry into force of the Agreement
, exports will gradually abolish taxes having equivalent effect to customs duties applied by each other.
Article 9 Quantitative Restrictions on Exports and Measures Having Equivalent Effect 1
. Parties will implement new quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect on their exports to each other.
2. Two years after the entry into force of the Agreement, the Parties all quantitative restrictions on exports of products originating in the country and measures having equivalent effect shall be abolished.
Agreement following the entry into force, no Parties, the Cooperation Council of the concessions previously without permission, already existing taxes or fees outside or to restrictions by introducing restrictive practices in trade or will not get it back . Anti-Dumping Measures on the provisions of this Article (Article 20), the Safeguards (Article 21) and the Measures on the balance of payments (Article 25) shall not apply.
technical standards, particularly specifications and documentation with or affect the law relating to the operation of the Agreement relating to general application, such as regulations and other similar arrangements, to be published within 30 days or publication be made in cases of public access It will be open. Part II
General Provisions Article 12 Rules of Origin
1. Parties for the implementation of the tariff concessions granted by the provisions of the Agreement agrees that there is a necessity of rules of origin in the Annex to the Agreement and to that end undertake to practice located ECO Rules of Origin.
2. National product with additional concessions contained in the list of agreements will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Agreement. 3
. States Parties, the ECO Rules of Origin efficient and ensure its implementation in accordance to reduce as much as possible formalities on the trade and the rules of the parties to the issues that arise due to the application, in order to find solutions to mutual satisfaction, cooperation Council will be performed by including regular review and administrative cooperation arrangements It takes the necessary measures to be.
4. Contracting Parties agree that the origin of the adoption of laws and regulations relating to the rules and implementation will occur as a result and the exporting country's trade and would damage the industrial difficulties and frustrations of the need to maintain a minimum download and against inform consumers of incorrect or incomplete. Article 13 Transportation
1. States Parties, ECO Transit Trade Agreement (TTA) with ECO Transit Transport Framework Agreement (TUC) to accelerate the increase of trade within the region within the framework of and ECO agrees to take take the necessary steps and measures to improve the possibilities of transport infrastructure and transport and improve.
2. States Parties, taking into consideration the needs of the landlocked non-member countries, the principle of the free movement accepts that the basic condition for increasing trade in the ECO region. Article 14 of the Internal Tax Reimbursement
repayment of internal duties and taxes on the goods exported to the territory of a Party, may not be more than the amount of internal duties and taxes on these goods. Article 15 Exceptions
to. General Exceptions
1. Treaty, national security, religion, public morality, public security; human, animal and plant health and for the protection or health and quarantine of life, or art, protection of national treasures possessing artistic, historic or archaeological value, intellectual property or gold or silver or run the protection of natural resources for the purpose of importing these goods, exports and restrictions on transit imposition or restrictions, if similar restrictions in force in the domestic market for the production and consumption of these goods will not interfere. Such prohibitions or restrictions in trade between the Contracting Parties shall not constitute arbitrary discrimination or a disguised restriction on vehicles.
2. Depending on the first paragraph, there is no provision in the Agreement, any public regulation of the right to take the measures it deems necessary to the Parties, the said measures,
a. delivery of atomic nuclei degradable substances and radioactive sources, evaluation of radioactive waste; and
b. international peace and ensure the safety and security, provided that the relevant action taken in accordance with the UN Convention on the fulfillment of commitments, it will not be an obstacle.
B. Security Exceptions
. no provision in the Agreement, the Parties country,
a. contrary to its essential security interests to prevent the disclosure of confidential information,
b. protect essential security interests, or international obligations or implement national policies, for example
i. such measures, especially military considered weapons provided to disrupt the products of the competition, relevant traffic with ammunition and munitions directly or indirectly, other goods for the purpose of supplying a military facility, which is related to other traffic in equipment and services; or
ii. biological, which is linked to the prevention of chemical and nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices capable of spreading; or iii
. such as those taken in war or other serious international tension environment, it will not be an obstacle to take the measures it deems necessary to
. Article 16 State Monopolies
1. At the end of the subsequent eight years of the entry into force of the Agreement, the Parties countries, procurement of goods and between nationals of States Parties regarding the conditions for the marketing of any provision of the stay, a distinction will be made adjustments gradually in the commercial character of State Monopolies. The measures adopted to achieve this goal will be reported to the cooperation of the Council.
2. Parties in the countries of import and export directly or indirectly, the law or the current situation as a result, controlling, determining or markedly affecting all Parties to the Agreement are subject to the provisions of the competent authority. Parties to a monopoly granted by these provisions shall also apply to others the same. Article 17 Payments
1. States Parties will be held between the Parties to the free exchange of payments and the creditor is located on goods traded will not be any restrictions on the transfer of such payments.
2. States Parties, which is a built-in side of the people in their own countries, trade in goods in the short or medium term issuance of commercial loans, which may arise during the payment or acceptance back shall refrain from exchange or administrative restrictions. 3
. 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph, producer of any measures taken with regard to current payments related to the movement VIII of the International Monetary Fund Agreement. Article shall be in compliance with the provisions. Article 18 State Aid
1. One Party Country or financial aid made in any way through the resources of this country, if certain products are favoring competition, disrupt or disturb the possibility of creating, Contracting Parties of this case that there is likely to affect trade to be carried out in other Contracting Parties to the country will be considered incompatible with the proper functioning of the Agreement .
2. The provisions contained in paragraph 1 shall not apply to agricultural products. 3
. 1. The provisions of paragraph basis of criteria to assess the application and it will fall to reverse the rules for their implementation Agreement crops.
4. Parties are others as well, given by reporting once a year, the total aid amount and distribution of co-operation Council and providing information to other States Parties concerning the case assistance programs and certain special state aid is requested, it will ensure transparency in the area of state aid.
5. If one of the parties of the country's specific application:
a. 1. Under paragraph that contradicts the provisions of the implementing rules referred to in paragraph 3 and whether or not adequately investigated; or
b. In the absence of these rules, and if such an application that States Parties to that harm the interests or will lead to the danger of serious damage or believe will make a financial loss in the domestic industry, subject to the provisions set forth in Article 21 and take the necessary measures as appropriate.
Article 19 Intellectual Property Rights Protection
1. States Parties, regardless of discrimination, including the provision of these rights and enforcement measures including, to ensure the protection of intellectual property rights and to guarantee.
2. in terms of the purpose of this Agreement, "intellectual property rights" of protection, in particular, computer programs, databases and related rights, including the protection of copyright, archeological heritage, trademarks, geographical indications, industrial designs, patents, plant diversity and traditional knowledge, confidential information and It includes technical information. 3
. Protection will be increased gradually and the subsequent entry into force of the Treaty before the end of the eighth year, will be reflected in the Annexes to the Agreement have reached a level of compliance with the essential standards of international agreements.
4. States Parties shall cooperate in intellectual property rights. Parties at the request of either country, harmonization of particular intellectual property, implementation and activities related to international conventions existing or hereafter may be related to the implementation and the activities of international organizations such as WIPO and WTO, as well as the idea of relations with third countries, the Parties country on issues related to the property will hold expert consultations on issues.
Dumping and Anti-Dumping Measures
Contracting Parties dumping and to take measures against unfair trade practices or to prevent these applications, in a subsequent the Agreement enters into force the year, to be followed in the implementation of anti-dumping measures anti- they will prepare their dumping rules. the rules governing anti-dumping measures to be determined and added to the agreement. Article 21 General Safeguards
1. If the agreement, any goods subject to compromise in a preferred direction, if an importer Parties will cause serious damage or harm to the threat created to form or quantities were imported, about importing Parties, except for critical situations, by making preliminary consultation, without discrimination, temporarily concessions granted under this Agreement may be suspended. When any such action, action started States Parties, and other relevant Parties shall inform, to inform the ECO Secretariat and the Party starting negotiations with the country disputes will try to reach an acceptable mutual agreement to resolve.
2. In particular, such high quantities and products imported under these conditions,
a. Countries like or directly competitive products in the importing Party of serious damage to domestic producers, or
b. In any sector about the economic situation of serious deterioration or a region's economic serious, the Party concerned if the threat is going on or why cause difficulties causing the decline in the country in Article 24 can take the necessary measures as appropriate and consistent with the procedures specified. These measures are:
i. Agreement must be consistent with the objectives;
Ii. all Parties without discrimination should be applied to imports from the country; and iii
. only time that may be necessary to prevent damage and degree should be applied. 3
. States Parties, before starting the procedures concerning the application of safeguard measures referred to in the next paragraph of this Article shall endeavor to resolve their dispute by making direct consultations. Any party wishing to implement protection measures in the country more than 30 days will notify the other Parties through the ECO Secretariat.
4. Protective measures are to be implemented in consultation with the other Parties, the Parties only in critical situations without prior consultation, provided that the application of these measures to enter into consultations immediately following may take temporary measures.
5. Contracting Parties will consult in order to reach an agreement on the nature and scope of the initial notification of receipt within 90 days following the preventive measures. If an agreement can not be reached within this period, the subject of Article 27 'will be moved to the dispute settlement authority as specified. If the application day from concerned authorities can not resolve the dispute within four weeks, the affected country Parties shall have the right to withdraw concessions or other obligations.
6. The safeguard measures shall be notified immediately to the other Party and the Cooperation Council Countries. the scope and duration of protection measures, not only as far as necessary to remedy the situation giving rise to the application will be limited and the damage that occurred with the application or if there will be more than worth the hassle. Priority will be given to the operation of the Agreement will affect at least precaution. In other States Parties of a Party against an action or an omission on the measures taken by the country it may only affect trade with those Parties.
7. The safeguard measures as soon as possible to ensure the removal or easing them now does not require them to continue circumstances, the Cooperation Council shall be subject to periodic consultations. Article 22 Re-export and Serious Shortage
Agreement's compliance with the provisions of Articles 8 and 9, when it leads to the following:
a. quantitative restrictions on exports for a product, export duties or measures or charges having equivalent effect in the event of a re-export to third countries exporting Party made the country sustains or
b. Important product exporters to Parties or if such a serious shortage threat; and
c. It can take the necessary measures as appropriate and consistent with the relevant conditions specified in Article 24 Parties in cases where the possibility of creating major difficulties for the exporting Party or the country will create the conditions stated above.
Article 23 Fulfillment of Obligations
1. States Parties, which is essential to ensure the achievement of the objectives of this Agreement and shall take all necessary measures to fulfill their obligations under the Agreement.
2. If he thinks that the States Parties to fulfill an obligation under this Agreement to any other Parties may take appropriate measures consistent with the method according to the conditions specified in Article 24 or the relevant Parties can refer the matter to the Cooperation Council. Implementation Procedures Article 24
Other Measures 1. Parties related to the measures under Article 17 Countries Cooperation Council to examine the situation and will give all necessary help to be found at the end of the opposed application if appropriate. does not reach does not end in a period determined by exiting the application Cooperation Council against the said Parties or the Cooperation Council for the issue being referred to an agreement within a period of 30 business days, it can take appropriate measures with regard to problems arising from the relevant Parties the said application.
2. With regard to Article 20 and 22 of the Cooperation Council may decide on the difficulties reported by the Parties shall examine the case or situation and the need to put an end. In case of the Cooperation Council referred to the issue that has come to such a decision within the following thirty days, the Party concerned may take the necessary measures to solve the country's problems. 3
. With regard to Article 23, it may take the necessary measures if they exceed a period of 90 days after the completion of the subsequent notification or consultation of the relevant Parties. Article 25 Balance of Payments Difficulties
1. Parties, payments, including measures relating to imports in order to improve the balance, they will try to avoid as much as possible to implement restrictive measures.
2. One Party Country serious charges in the case is under imminent danger or in distress balance, she Parties Cooperation Council of in accordance with the agreement provided the provisions on the approval, including imports and related measures, which have a limited duration and payment of restrictive measures that go far beyond what is necessary to improve the balance of payments situation receive messages. These measures, payments to alleviate the situation progressively improves balance and does not require the attendance requirements will be removed now. States Parties shall promptly notify the other Parties in case of taking measures and will be aware of a timetable for the removal of the measures where possible. 3
. Such measures shall be notified immediately to the authorities responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Agreement.
4. States Parties, to elicit the proper conditions for urgent consultations in order to maintain the concessions granted under the provisions of this Agreement shall make every effort.
5. Measures in accordance with paragraph 2 of this Article any area of States Parties, at the request of any other party in the country, the concessions negotiated under this Agreement shall endeavor to recognize ample opportunities to engage in consultations in order to maintain stability. Such a statement is not a satisfactory arrangement between the States Parties concerned within 90 days following evaluate this may be referred to the Cooperation Council for the purpose of reviewing issues. Article 26 Evolutionary Clause
1. One Party Country, established relationships with the agreement, the development by extending them to fields not covered by the Agreement and deepen in the interest of the economies of the Parties to the Agreement if the move would be useful, we will offer other Parties to a reasoned request. Contracting Parties of the Cooperation Council to examine this request and where appropriate, in particular may wish to make recommendations to the start of negotiations.
2. States Parties, a Party at the request of the country, the Agreement's interpretation and implementation and to discuss any subject on other relevant aspects of the relationship between the Contracting Parties agree to engage in immediate consultations through appropriate channels. 3
. 1. The agreement will be made with the current method referred to in paragraph of the Parties to be approved in accordance with domestic law or procedures will be appropriate.
4. Decisions under this Article shall be taken by consensus of all Parties. Dispute
1 of Article 27. The interpretation of the Agreement and / or any dispute arising from the application will be primarily resolved through bilateral friendly consultations in 90 days.
2. The dispute can not be resolved amicably, the Parties may refer to the Council any cooperation. 3
. the Cooperation Council will act as Dispute Settlement Body, and may request the assistance of legal and trade experts.
4. Parties will show any assistance required to the Cooperation Council for review and resolve the case.
5. Cooperation Council for the dispute to be resolved by a decision and will be obliged to take the necessary measures for the implementation of relevant decisions of the Cooperation Council States Parties. Any Parties Cooperation Council's decision not to apply other relevant Contracting Parties shall have the right to take the necessary measures to resolve the problem. Article 28 Depositary
ECO Secretary General shall be the depositary of this Agreement. ECO Secretariat approve all Parties have signed the agreement, accept, or the deposit of documents relating to find suitable entry into force of the Agreement will be informed about any further action relating to this Agreement or notification or validity. Article 29 1
Cooperation Council. States Parties, with expertise on the issue of cooperation of the Council of States Parties decided to establish preferably from senior government officials.
2. for the purpose of ensuring the proper functioning of the Agreement, the Parties in case of countries will exchange information and at the request of the Parties, the Cooperation Council will consult on the site. Cooperation Council, States Parties Gradual elimination of barriers to trade between the possibilities will be reviewed continuously. 3
. The Cooperation Council may take decisions in cases specified in the Agreement. advise on other issues. Article 30 of the Cooperation Council
Operating Procedures 1. ECO Secretariat will act as the Secretariat of the Cooperation Council and its subsidiary bodies.
2. Cooperation Council to ensure the proper functioning of the Agreement shall meet at least twice to be necessary in any case. In the case of any Parties and may request should be made for an extraordinary meeting at the time. 3
. Cooperation Council shall have one vote for each member.
4. Cooperation Council decisions and recommendations shall be taken by consensus whenever possible. In case of not achieving unanimity, the Cooperation Council shall decide by a majority of two-thirds of all votes.
5. If a Party to the Agreement on Cooperation Council country representative agreed that a decision subject to the fulfillment of constitutional requirements, the decision to a later date, if not predict, will enter into force on the day of notification of the reservation to be removed.
6. The purpose of the Cooperation Council in accordance with the agreement, as well as other issues, including the provisions for determining and conducting meetings of the Chairman and his term of office will determine its own rules of procedure.
7. Co-chairman of the Council, in alphabetical order, will be conducted for a period of the Representation of States Parties with a rotational basis. Article 31 Support for practice
1. Cooperation Council for the functioning and implementation of this Agreement and in particular their compliance with their obligations under the Agreement of Parties; Will, a coordination, can be connected, will watch, will handle and will supervise.
2. Cooperation Council, in order to fulfill their duties, if necessary, settlement of disputes, supervision and deal with any matter relating to the effective units, may decide to establish committees or groups.
Article 32 International Cooperation with Regional Organizations and Groups
1. Contracting Parties of the United Nations to improve the ECO Trade and decided to hold its specialized agencies and other international and regional trade and economic cooperation with all the arrangements necessary for the proper organizations and groups.
2. Parties reserve the right to determine independently the regime of foreign economic relations with other countries are not taking hold.
Article 33 of this Agreement and Trade Relations with Other Agreements Executed
1. ECO trade regime and in particular it affects negatively the provisions relating to the Agreement on Rules of Origin, customs unions, the continuation of free trade areas or arrangements for cross-border trade or the establishment will not be hampered by the Agreement.
2. Article 4 Without prejudice to the measures outlined in the Agreement provisions, two by any of the Parties, multilateral and multilateral trade arrangements and through similar agreements except and agreement, third countries regarding preferential trade arrangements covering prefer the well-known or to be known to other Parties It does not apply. Parties are in agreement, these will have to recognize the choice they have made other concessions to break the agreement.
. Parties in the framework of Article 2 which aims to prevent scratching and shall refrain from actions that contradict the provisions of the Agreement. These provisions, in particular the conditions for the participation of the Parties to the other regional economic groupings of countries, and other issues related to the regulation of relations in this grouping. Article 34 Validity and Withdrawal
1. One Party Country, at any time following the entry into force of the Agreement may withdraw from this Agreement. Such a retreat from the day of the depositary agreement with ECO Secretariat received a written notice six months, then it would be valid. ECO Secretariat Following the receipt of such notification the other Contracting Parties will inform about it.
2. Parties to an agreement drawn from the implementation of rights and obligations will cease to be valid the day of the withdrawal. 3
. Any Party may withdraw from the country will meet to decide on measures to be taken following the Cooperation Council within 30 days.
4. Each party country, situated in a matter of compromise negotiations with a list of pre-determined that the case is finished Parties Parties to the Agreement, at any time, in whole or in part, will be free to withdraw or freeze. If there is such a party will inform the Council on the Country Cooperation and demand action, will hold consultations with Parties with major interests in the said product.
5. If one of the parties withdrew from the country, it shall remain in force for the other Parties. Article 35
Annexes and Protocols Annexes and Protocols Agreement is an integral part of the Agreement and references to the Agreement shall be deemed made at the same time it adds. Article 36 Implementation
Area Agreement shall be implemented within the territories of the Parties to the Agreement as defined in national law. Reservations may
Article 37 agreement can not be signed placing reservations and declarations made during the reservation unacceptable Upon completion of the formalities of the ECO Secretariat. Article 38 Amendments
Agreement may be amended or may be amended by mutual agreement. The amendments will enter into force in accordance with Article 39 procedures involved in: Article 39
Enforcement. The country's government to approve the five-party agreement shall come into acceptance or receipt by the depositary of the proper documents to find on the thirtieth day following the force.
2. 1. The Agreement has entered into force in accordance with the provisions of paragraph, representatives of the parties who deposited the instruments of ratification be able to determine the time of entry into force of the Agreement for the countries in question and the parties will meet within a year.
Agreement and Article 39 which consists of the relevant Annexes shall apply for the first ten years. Agreement provided that six months before the end to give notice of termination to the other party of any party agreement will be automatically renewed every year.
In its evidence, duly authorized by Ministers / Heads of Delegations have signed this Agreement.
Islamabad on July 17, 2003 made, including two original copies in English and Russian Agreement shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the ECO Secretariat. If there is a discrepancy between the English version will be available in English and Russian copies. The Depositary shall transmit certified copies to all Parties.
Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan on behalf of
The Republic of Azerbaijan On behalf of the Islamic Republic of Iran
On behalf of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Behalf of the Kyrgyz Republic Islamic Republic of Pakistan on behalf of
The Republic of Tajikistan For the Republic of Turkey
The Republic of Uzbekistan
Of the ECO Trade Agreement (ECOTA) ATTACHMENTS to the TEXT SIGNED PROTOCOL ON
Contracting Parties on July 17, 2003 after the signing of the ECO Trade Agreement in Islamabad accepts the following attachments.
Annex II ECO ORIGIN RULES
Annex II STATE AID
Annex III INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS
Annex IV Anti-dumping measures
as its evidence, Governments, duly authorized by the following signature with this protocol, July 7, 2005 in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey have signed.
On behalf of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
The Republic of Azerbaijan On behalf of the Islamic Republic of Iran
On behalf of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Behalf of the Kyrgyz Republic Islamic Republic of Pakistan on behalf of
The Republic of Tajikistan For the Republic of Turkey
The Republic of Uzbekistan
ECO Annex II RULES OF ORIGIN TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS
Scope Article 1 - Article 2 Definitions TITLE II
ORIGINATING PRODUCTS - Article 3 General conditions | || - Article 4 has been completely manufactured or obtained
products - Article 5 Sufficiently worked or processed products
- Article 6 cumulation of origin
Article 7 insufficient working or processing - Article 8 unit of qualification | || - Article 9 Accessories, spare parts and components
Article 10 Sets - Article 11 ineffective elements
- Article 12 Prohibition
TITLE III TERRITORIAL REQUIREMENTS - Article 13 Direct transport || | - Article 14 Exhibitions TITLE IV
ECO PROOF oF ORIGIN - Article 15 General requirements
- Article 16 of the regulation process
ECO proof of origin - Article 17 held later ECO proof of origin documents
- regulation of Article 18
second copy ECO proof of origin - Article 19 or a pre-arranged ECO origin prepared proof of
Referring to the regulation
ECO proof of origin - Article 20 Validity of proof of origin
ECO - ECO Madde21 of submission of proof of origin
- Article 22 Importation
Article 23 Supporting documents - Article 24 ECO proof of origin and supporting documents preservation of
- Article 25 Discrepancies and formal errors
TITLE VI ARRANGEMENTS fOR ADMINISTRATIVE COOPERATION - Article 26 Mutual assistance
control of proof of origin Article 27 - Article 28 dispute resolution
Article 29 Penalties - Article 30 Free zones
TITLE V FINAL PROVISIONS - Article 31 Sub-Committee on customs and origin issues
Article 32 Annex - Article 33 Transit the furnishings in the warehouse or in the case
- Article 34 amendments to the Protocol
ANNEX apply for ECO proof of origin
TITLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1
Scope 1. These provisions "ECO rules of origin" may be called.
2. Rules of origin ECO ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization) Trade Agreement (ECOTA) will be applied to determine the origin of the recognized scope of products eligible to benefit from preferential concessions. Article 2 Definitions
implementation of this Protocol:
(a) "chapters" and "positions" in this Protocol as "the Harmonized System" or "AS" as the Harmonized Commodity Description and chapters and positions used in the nomenclature which makes up the coding system (four-digit codes);
(B) "classified" refers to the classification of a product or material under a particular heading;
(C) "shipping", or sent to a receiver simultaneously from one exporter or a single transport within the scope document covering their shipment to the buyer from the exporter, or products falling within the scope of a single bill in the absence of such a document;
(D) "customs value", can be collected for sale in the country of importation, export and other taxes is the sale price of imported goods, which actually paid or payable for the goods, including fees paid amounts. According to the sales price of the goods whenever it fails belinlen the customs value shall be determined using one of the following methods.
I. The transaction value of identical goods;
Ii. The transaction value of similar goods;
Iii. Discounted value method;
Iv. The computed value method;
Return method (e) "goods", the ECO Trade Agreement, Article I (paragraph no.3) as defined in the goods;
(F) "manufacturing", assembly or specific operations for all kinds of industrial and agricultural products, including subjecting sufficient working or processing;
(G) "material" means any ingredient used in the manufacture of the product, raw material, component or part, etc .;
(H) "product", even though intended for later use in another manufacturing concern, manufactured products;
(I) "territories", to include the territorial waters of the Parties countries;
(J) "value of materials" means the customs value at the time of importation of used non-originating materials, or if this is not known and can not be ascertained, the first ascertainable price paid for non-originating materials in a Contracting State;
(K) "value of originating materials", (j), as defined, applied mutatis mutandis, the value of such materials;
(S) "value added", FOB (or FCA) the price, the other Contracting Parties origin included in the goods of each item of the customs value, or in case of failure in detecting unknown or of the securities Party verified that paid for the materials in the country with the removal of the first price which means
ECO Preferential Trade Agreement (ECOTA) framework in a context of preferential trading arrangements Contracting Parties to the other Parties to the Article 13 provisions in accordance with issue by making direct shipments been commodities, shall be eligible for preferential concessions if they meet any of the origin of the following conditions:
(a) as set out in Article 4, completely exporting Party or derived products manufactured in the country or
(B) The product of the provisions of Article 5 and Article 6 are not produced in the exporting Parties fully comply with the condition of obtaining or products. Article 4
fully produced or obtained products 1. They are considered as wholly produced or obtained in the exporting country Parties following items:
(a) within their territory, waters or unprocessed minerals extracted from the seabed or goods1;
(B) that the harvested crop ürünler2 countries;
(C) those born and bred animals;
(D) of the above paragraph (c) the products obtained from the animals indicated;
(E) products obtained by hunting or fishing in the country;
(F) fishery products derived from offshore ships and other marine products;
3-4 (g) above exclusively in subparagraph (f) processed in our own factory to-rinin5-6 board the vessels mentioned products and / or products manufactured;
1 mineral or ore, as well as mineral fuels, including fats or related materials
2 including forestry products
3 "Ship" Party A citizen registered and Party Country country or citizens or operated by the government; or partnerships, all of which are registered in the party said the country in case of company or union related Parties to a citizen or citizens and / or government by at least 60%, or Parties to the citizens and / or governments by at least 75% owned engaged in commercial fishing refers to fishing vessels. On the other hand, to hire such vessels (chartering / leasing) and / or the parties in the country, bilateral agreements products derived from vessels engaged in commercial fishing in the framework that will allow the sharing of the captured prey are entitled to benefit from preferential concessions. 4
case of vessels or factory ships operated by state-owned enterprises, the country's flag to draw Parties is not required. 5
case of vessels or factory ships operated by state-owned enterprises, the country's flag to draw Parties is not required.
6 under this agreement "factory ships" refers exclusively to the above sub-paragraph (f), the processing of the products on board, mentioned products and / or refers to any vessel used for the production.
(H) only for the recovery of raw materials collected in that country, used substances;
(Ii) resulting from the manufacturing process are made in waste and scrap;
(J) exclusively in the preceding paragraph (a) and (i) of goods produced from the products specified.
Article 5 Sufficiently worked or processed products
1. Article 3 (b), as indicated, of the non-originating materials used, parts or products, the FOB of produced or obtained product value (or FCA) does not exceed 60% of the assets and manufacturing subject to working or processing, provided that it has been carried out in the exporting Contracting Parties of the final stage held products, subjected to sufficient working or processing, and Article 5 (3) and Article 6 shall be considered eligible to benefit from preferential concessions subject to.
2. 1. Article 7 of the ECO Trade Agreement negotiated in some sectors as defined in paragraph 3 ürünler.1
. Of non-originating materials, the value of the parts or products;
(Ii) the inputs provided to prove, during the import of parts or products CIF (or CIP) assets or,
(ii) labor or not originating in the States Parties to do the processing certain inputs, parts or would that be the first to guess the price paid for the product .
Article 3 that meet the specified rules of origin and other States Parties as provided as input to suitable manufacturing of the final product to benefit from preferential treatment Parties of used products, the parties have been subjected to working or processing final product Country origin will be considered as a product.
to benefit from preferential treatment, the entire contents of the Parties to products originating in the country to be accepted as FOB (or FCA) is less than 60% of assets Article 7 olmayacaktır.2
following Insufficient working or processing operations or one or two or more of a combination of treatment will not constitute the final stage of production in their own right:
simple mixing c) bottling
f) grading or classification
h) create sets
i) simple assembly
1 under the ECO Trade Agreement negotiated in the framework of sectoral agreements to be applied in relation to products traded taken the necessary measures to implement specific criteria. Sectoral agreements are negotiated when these criteria are taken into consideration.
2 refers Partial could cumulation join only accounts when using Parties within the limits of the originating status of the winning products of other parties in the country as an input in the manufacture of suitable final product to benefit from the recognized preferential regimes as specified in Article 6. Article 8 Unit of qualification
goods, inputs and products, for the purposes of these rules shall be classified under the general rules of interpretation of the Harmonized System.
Accessories, spare parts and components
a machinery, equipment, tools, or accessories that have been delivered along with tools, spare parts or components of the said machine, tool, or as a set with the vehicle and normally be imported and sold in the delivered amount provided machinery, equipment, it shall be considered as originating in the same instrument or tool. Article 10 sets the system to
Armour Sets, as defined in General Rule 3 shall be regarded as originating when all component products are originating. However, when a set is composed of originating and non-originating products, the set in accordance with the conditions set out in Articles 5 and 6 shall be considered as originating as a whole. Article 11
ineffective elements in order to determine whether there is the origin of a product, which can be used in manufacturing;
(A) energy and fuel;
(B) plant and equipment;
(C) machines and tools;
(D) the goods are not intended to enter into, and the final composition of the product will not be necessary to determine the origin
. Article 12 States Parties
ban, produced or manufactured by the Parties and inputs associated with these rules in accordance with the terms of the availability of imported goods which are exported can apply to their national legislation. TITLE III TERRITORIAL REQUIREMENTS
Direct transport Article 13 The following
exporters than importers of Parties States Parties shall be deemed to have been transported directly:
(a) If the parties do not have any products out of the country they are passing transported:
(b) according to the following conditions, are not Party to the country in temporarily stored stored not or transferred in, regardless of the nature of the vehicle whether the transfer of one or more non-parties transportation via the country's products are carried out;
(Ii) the transit entry into geographical reasons or exclusively due to transport conditions justified;
(Ii) products, if these countries to trade or be subject to consumption and
(iii) the product of the load, to preserve the drain or better conditions if they have not undergone any treatment other than that necessary;
(Iv) above, (ii) and (iii) as a proof of compliance with the provisions of subparagraph transit countries organized by the competent authorities in case of submission of appropriate documentation. Article 14 Exhibitions
1. Parties sent for exhibition in a country outside the exhibition after originating products are sold to be imported into the Parties, subject to the satisfaction of the customs authorities in the following cases, imports benefit from the provisions of the Agreement:
(a) an exporter of these products, which do exhibit a Parties transportation of the country and has exhibited them there;
(B) the products have been sold to a person's savings on a person by that exporter Party or Parties in the country;
(C) immediately after in the exhibition or the duration of the product, they were sent for exhibition cases referred to and
(d) from the moment they were sent for exhibition of products, any used for any purpose other than demonstration at the exhibition.
2. an ECO proof of origin must be prepared in accordance with provisions of Title IV or importer should be organized and should be submitted to the customs authorities of the country the normal manner. The name and address of the exhibition must be indicated in this document. Where necessary, additional documentary evidence regarding the conditions under which they may be asked to display products. 3
. Paragraph 1, store and special purpose unregulated trading in all kinds of established businesses to sell foreign products, industrial, agricultural or crafts exhibition, fair or similar public show and will be applied as long as the products remain under customs control.
ECO PROOF OF ORIGIN
a States Parties products originating in the other Party is being imported into the country, the agreement is an example on the submission of additional Located ECO proof of origin of this 'can benefit from.
Article 16 of the regulation process
ECO proof of origin 1. ECO proof of origin, the exporter or the exporter's written application to the competent temcilci virtue of the responsibility will be held by duly authorized authorities of the exporting country.
2. For this purpose, the exporter or his authorized representative, the sample will fill the additional Located ECO proof of origin and the application form. These forms of Parties in english or one of the official languages of the exporting country and shall be filled within the framework of domestic legislation. If handwriting will be filled with ink and used when printing letters. description of goods, divided into the attached form for this purpose should be made in Box 8 of leaving any blank lines. If the box is not completely filled, a horizontal line drawn below the last line of the description, the empty space being crossed through. 3
. ECO proof of origin exporter applying for the issue that may be requested by the exporting country's duly authorized authorities to provide the ECO proof of origin, such items originating status and that the fulfillment of the other requirements of this Protocol proving shall be prepared to submit at any time, all appropriate documents.
4. ECO proof of origin, either of the Parties of such products originating in that country adoption and shall be issued by a duly authorized authorities of the Contracting Parties if it meets the other requirements of this Protocol.
5. authorized to regulate the ECO proof of origin and authority of the originating status of the products and will take any steps necessary to verify the fulfillment of the other requirements of this Protocol. To this end, and do not call for any evidence of inspection of the exporter's accounts or any other necessary shall have the right to control. Edit the forms to the authorities referred to in paragraph 2 are duly authorized to provide duly completed. In particular, No. 8 in the box reserved for the description of the product will eliminate the possibility of any kind of fraudulent additions will check if the filled-in form.
6. CERTIFICATE where ECO proof of origin and date of the regulation, will be shown in Box 11 of the certificate.
7. ECO proof of origin, duly authorized by the authorities arranged the actual export takes place or at the time of finalization, will be available to the exporter. Article 17
documents later edited ECO proof of origin 1. Article 16 (paragraph 7), or in spite of, in the following cases, the ECO proof of origin may exceptionally be issued after exportation of the products to which it belongs:
(a) because of errors omissions or special circumstances made involuntarily, was not issued at export;
or (b) rendered competent authorities arranged an ECO proof of origin, but they are convinced that the importation for technical reasons that have not been approved.
2. For the implementation of paragraph 1, the exporter of the product to which it belongs ECO proof of origin and the place and date of export document by the application must specify the reasons for his request. 3
. Duly authorized authorities only after verifying that the information in the corresponding file in the exporter's application, you can edit later ECO proof of origin.
4. ECO proof of origin issued retrospectively shall bear one of the following phrases.
- "ISSUED RETROSPECTIVELY"
- "Other versions" (The versions of above mentioned phrase in the official languages of the Contracting Parties shall apply.)
5. Phrases referred to in paragraph 4, the ECO proof of origin No. 7 (Remarks) on the box. Article 18 of the regulation
second copy ECO proof of origin 1. ECO proof of origin of stolen, lost or hasargör the case of exporters, duly authorized authority which issued it for a duplicate on the basis of the export documents in their possession may apply for not issued.
2. The duplicate issued in this way must bear one of the following phrases.
- "Other adjustments" (Parties of the above-mentioned statement of adjustments in the official language will be applied.
3. The endorsement referred to in paragraph 2, the second copy of the ECO proof of origin of Box 7 (Remarks) placed.
4. the duplicate, which must bear the date of issue of the original ECO proof of origin shall take effect from that date.
prearranged or pursuant to an ECO proof of origin prepared
ECO proof of origin regulation
Originating products are placed under the control of a Party to the country's customs authorities to send such products in whole or in part elsewhere in the States Parties, to be replaced by one or more ECO proof of origin of the original proof of origin is possible. Changed proof of origin / documents, products are regulated by the competent authority under whose control. Article 20 Validity of
ECO proof of origin 1. An ECO proof of origin from the date of issue in the exporting country will be valid for six months and must be submitted to the customs authorities of the importing country during this time.
2. After the final presentation date specified in paragraph 1 the customs authorities of the importing country to the submitted proofs of origin for preferential treatment if it arises from exceptional cases, failure to submit these documents to the specified deadline can be considered for implementation. 3
. In other cases of belated presentation, the customs authorities of the importing country may accept the proofs of origin where the products have been submitted before the deadline set records.
Article 21 of the submission of a proof of origin
ECO ECO proofs of origin, in accordance with the procedures of the importing country shall be submitted to the customs authorities of this country. The said authorities may require a translation of the proof of origin, and also be able to request the import declaration together with the statement from the importer to the effect that the conditions required for the implementation of the Treaty of products.
Article 22 at the request of import
Parts and importing country's customs authorities of the laid down the terms of the Harmonized System 2 (a) General rule is associated in meaning or which though not mounted and the Harmonized System XVI and XVII. sections 7308 and 9406 of the position of the products, if it is imported into pieces, a single proof of origin for such products shall be submitted to the customs authorities upon importation of the first installment.
Article 16 (3) above, it is an ECO proof of origin Party originating in one country of the products covered and this Protocol, the documents used in order to substantiate that it has fulfilled the other conditions, It may include the following next to them:
(a) by the exporter or supplier, the nature of documentary operations performed to obtain the goods concerned, for example in his accounts or internal bookkeeping;
(B) the party organized or prepared in one of the countries, the substance used in the manufacture of originating status proving documents are used in accordance with domestic law;
(C) arranged in one of the Parties or prepared, the Party held on the matter in the country working or processing of proving documents are used in accordance with domestic law;
(D) In the Parties in accordance with this protocol, used ECO proof of origin proving the originating status of materials.
ECO Article 24 Preservation of proof of origin and supporting documents
1. ECO proof of origin exporter applying for the regulation, Article 16 (paragraph 3) shall retain the documents referred to at least three years.
2. ECO proof of origin exporter authorized to regulate the country's authorities, Article 16 (paragraph 2) also will keep for at least three years the application form. 3
. The customs authorities of the importing country, he submitted the ECO proofs of origin shall keep for at least three years.
Article 25 Discrepancies and formal errors
1. ECO proof of origin minor inconsistencies of products with the words on that can be found in the phrase on the documents presented to the customs authorities in order to fulfill the import process, the condition is detected duly that correspond to the products offered, the ECO proof of origin shall be null and void.
2. ECO proof of origin not to create doubts concerning the correctness of the statements in question on the Obvious formal errors such as typing errors, it does not require the rejection of proof of origin. TITLE V
ARRANGEMENTS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COOPERATION Article 26 Mutual assistance
1. Parties to each other the competent customs authorities shall ensure that their customs authorities in the ECO seal used in the preparation of examples of proof of origin and print the addresses of the customs authorities responsible for verifying the said documents.
2. In order to ensure smooth implementation of this Protocol, States Parties shall assist and rendered competent authorities shall assist each other in the validity of proofs of origin and the correctness of the information contained in these documents. Article 27
control of proof of origin 1. Subsequent verifications of proofs of origin at random or the importing country the validity of these documents the customs authorities, at any moment, which is reasonable doubt concerning the fulfillment of the originating status of the products in question or present other requirements of this Protocol shall be made.
2. In order to fulfill the provisions of paragraph 1, the customs authorities of the importing country, ECO proof of origin and the invoice or a copy of these documents will be sent to the customs authorities of the exporting country stating the reasons for the inquiry. ECO information contained in the proof of origin has been obtained suggesting that the opinion be correct all the documents and information will be sent to support the request for verification. 3
. Control will be carried out by duly authorized authorities of the exporting country. For this purpose, the customs authorities of the exporting country, and any evidence it deems to request inspection of the exporter's accounts or the appropriate authority will have to make other checks.
4. If the customs authorities of the importing country decide the granting of preferential treatment to the products concerned while awaiting the results of the control data to suspend the release of the precautionary measures deemed necessary depending on the product it will be offered to the importer.
5. The customs authorities requesting the verification of the results of this verification shall be informed as soon as possible. These results, documentation that is true, one of these products can be considered as originating Parties and other requirements of the Protocol should indicate clearly that carries.
This Article 6 of the Protocol to the cumulation provisions in accordance with Article 16 (4) in the implementation of the document shall be subject to the answer by e it includes an example.
6. If there is reasonable doubt, check the demand is no reply within ten months or response document in question the genuineness of the products or to allow the determination of the true origin of the criteria does not contain sufficient information, the customs authorities in the request, except in exceptional circumstances, it shall refuse entitlement to the preferences.
7. statement rendered competent authorities of the exporting country under this Agreement will be included here. Parties such as the names of the duly authorized authority in Turkey, "the Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Customs, Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Customs" is.
Article 28 solution of
dispute regarding the control procedures in
Article 27, a dispute can not be resolved between the control request in which the customs authorities by duly authorized authorities as responsible for carrying out this verification or Co have a question concerning the interpretation of this Protocol Council will be offered. Importer, any disputes that may arise between the customs authorities of the importing country shall be under the legislation of the said country. Article 29 Penalties
according to the national legislation of the importing country, for the purpose of obtaining a preferential treatment for products penalties to individuals or drawn up to prepare a document containing false information will be charged. Article 30 Free Zones
1. Contracting Parties during transport, use a free zone situated in their own country, they will take all necessary measures in the supply an ECO proof of origin under the preventive other products with the modification or degradation of products subject to trade not excluded undergone any treatment other than normal operation.
2. an exemption to the provisions of paragraph 1, if the parties one country originating products are imported into a free zone under cover of a proof of origin and the process or passing through the treatment of the authorities, the applied treatment or processing undergone is in accordance with the present provisions of the protocol, a new ECO proof of origin at the request of the exporter It will edit the document.
TITLE VI FINAL PROVISIONS Article 31
Customs and origin matters Subcommittee Co-operation Council attached to assist in the performance of their duties and customs among experts working to ensure a continuous information and consultation functions and it created a Subcommittee on origin matters. Such Subcommittee of experts from both parties are responsible for matters related to customs and origin matters. Article 32 Additional
Annex to the Protocol shall constitute an integral part of the Protocol.
transit goods in the current or warehouse situation
Title II provisions as appropriate, and the Agreement on the date of entry into force of the warehouse in the transit case or a Signatory or temporary storage in free zones, importers from the date in question the country's customs administration within four months, evidencing an afterthought for the ECO proof of origin and shipping requirements subject to the submission of any document, the Agreement may be applied. Article 34 Amendments to the Protocol
Cooperation Council may decide to amend the provisions of this Protocol. These provisions of the Parties to be reviewed at the request of one-third of necessary and may be open to such changes agreed with the condition.
ECO ECO PROOF OF ORIGIN AND APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN PROOF PRINTING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Each form 210x297 mm. size must be in; minus 5 mm in length. or plus 8 mm permissible tolerance. The paper used must be white, sized for writing, not containing mechanical pulp and weighing 25 g / m2 should not be less. The form, which makes it apparent to the eye falsification by mechanical or chemical means should have a printed green guilloche pattern background.
2. The competent authorities of the Contracting Parties may reserve the right to bastırt forms to print or personally approved printers. In the latter case, each form containing the name of the initial approval of the Contracting Parties having the mark (eg TR for Turkey) must bear the reference number. Each form of the printing press printing press must bear the name and address or a mark. It shall also bear a serial number is printed or it can be identified.
DECLARATION OF EXPORTERS
I exporter of the goods described overleaf, the undersigned;
Items, DECLARE that the appropriate conditions for the issue of the attached certificate;
Items that developed as follows in terms of assuring compliance with the conditions listed above EXPLAIN;
SUBMIT the following supporting documents (1):
The authorities' request, we will submit the supporting documents of all kinds which they deem necessary for the issue of the attached certificate and, if necessary, control of my account by the said authorities and to agree the inspection of the manufacturing process of the above items;
I REQUEST the issue of the attached certificate for these goods.
(Place and date)
(1) For example: import documents relating to the products used in manufacture or re-export the same goods, movement certificates, invoices, manufacturer's declarations, etc.
STATE AID (Attribution to the ecota Article 18)
I. ecota State evaluation criteria for the application specified in paragraph 3 of Article 18 of Help and rules for them to run, the Party concerned States' national laws and / or will be based on the rules and practices.
Ii. Each Contracting Parties, national laws on state aid and / or rules and an example of the application shall transmit to the ECO Secretariat in order to inspect the other Parties.
PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (ecota the reference to Article 19)
1. States Parties, ecota Article 19 of the 1st and 2nd taking into account the paragraph, Intellectual Property Rights protection in time improvement and the entry into force of the agreement after eight years before the end, they agreed to comply with significant determined by multilateral international treaty standards listed below.
Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights Agreement (TRIPS)
Paris Convention or
Rome Convention or
Madrid Convention or
Berne Convention or
Ii. Agreement to comply with the foregoing, the parties said the country does not need to be added to the Agreement.
(ecota the reference to Article 20)
I. States Parties to take measures against dumping and national laws to prevent dumping and / or has the right to apply the rules and practices.
Ii. All States Parties to the anti-dumping duty on national laws and / or rules and is an example of the application in order to inspect the ECO Secretariat shall transmit to the other Parties.
Iii. These laws and / or rules and any dispute relating to the application shall be referred to the Cooperation Council for resolution.
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