The agreement allows the legislation of importing countries to include customs assessment or exclude it from customs assessment: the Customs Assessment Committee of the Council of Goods Trades (CGT) is carrying out customs assessment work within the WTO as part of a series of measures to facilitate trade. The current chair is. You can search more sophisticatedly by searching for documents online (open in a new window) by setting several search criteria such as the document icon (example. B code), the search for full text or the date of the document. 1. Reflects the amendments introduced as a result of the Verbal Correction Act of 23 September 2014 (WT/Let/986). Brian J. O`SheaBrian O`Shea is an experienced customs consultant working on the implementation of automated systems, including evaluation and evaluation applications, in South Africa and Europe. Considering that there is a need for a fair, uniform and neutral system for the valuation of goods for customs purposes, which excludes the use of arbitrary or fictitious customs values; All information that is confidential in nature or that is provided confidentially for customs purposes is treated strictly confidentially by the relevant authorities, which they cannot disclose without the express permission of the person or government transmitting this information, unless it can be disclosed in the context of legal proceedings. The full text of the agreement is available on the WTO website. More information on the agreement and its application is also available on the WTO website in the Trade Topics category. 1.
Introduction 2. Transaction valuation method 3. Alternative evaluation methods 4. Implementation and operation 5. Dispute Administration and Settlement 6. Conclusions Annexes: Wto Assessment Agreement Uruguay Round Texts WTO Uruguay Round DECISIONS WTO/GATT Decisions World Customs Organization Assessment Databases World Customs Organization Guidelines: Measures to Combat Fraud Assessment WTO Report Assessment Summary OF WTO Records – Evaluation of the WTO website and official documents. This guide to the WTO Agreement on Customs Assessment is based on the experience of authors who have taught customs officials and policy makers around the world their finer points. The authors, which cover evaluation methods and provisions relating to the application, implementation and resolution of disputes, provide practical examples, explain the interpretive decisions of national and international customs authorities and analyze the history of their negotiations. It has been written as a learning tool and helps policy makers, customs officers, importers and exporters, new and experienced, to better understand the function and objectives of the agreement.
Any company involved in international trade can benefit from the fair and predictable rules of this agreement for the valuation of goods for customs purposes. 3. Members of developed countries provide technical assistance to members of developed countries who request it, under mutually agreed conditions. On this basis, members of developed countries establish technical assistance programmes that may include, among other things, staff training, assistance in the preparation of enforcement measures, access to sources of information on the customs assessment methodology and advice on the implementation of the provisions of this agreement. The agreement aims to establish a uniform system that is fair, uniform and neutral for the valuation of goods imported for customs purposes, that is in accordance with commercial conditions and that prohibits the use of arbitrary or fictitious customs values. The agreement recognizes, by its concept of positive value, that customs assessment should, as far as possible, be based on the actual price of the goods to be assessed. 2. No member may require or compel a person who is not established in their territory to submit an account or other data set for review or to allow access to an account or other data set p