The Wto Agreement On Textiles And Clothing Ensure

2. Members agree that the introduction of amendments, such as. B changes in the practices, rules, procedures and categorisation of textile and clothing products, including changes to the Harmonised System, shall not upset the balance of rights and obligations between the Members concerned under this Agreement when implementing or managing such restrictions notified or applied under this Agreement. should; negatively affect a member`s access; impede the full use of such access; or to interrupt trade under this Agreement. (b) ensure the implementation of strategies on fair and equitable trade conditions for textiles and clothing in areas such as dumping and anti-dumping rules and procedures, subsidies and countervailing measures, and the protection of intellectual property rights; and 10. However, in the absence of agreement between Members on the expiry of the period of 60 days from the date of receipt of the request for consultation, the Member which has proposed safeguard measures may apply the limitation after the date of import or the date of export in accordance with the provisions of this Article , within 30 days of the expiry of the 60-day consultation period, while referring the matter to the MWC. Any member is free to refer the matter to the TMB before the expiry of the 60-day period. In both cases, the MWC shall without delay examine the matter, including the finding of serious harm or real threat, and its causes, and shall make appropriate recommendations to the members concerned within thirty days. For the purpose of carrying out such an examination, the TMB shall have at its disposal the factual data transmitted to the Chair of the TMB in accordance with paragraph 7 as well as any other factual information provided by the members concerned. (a) exports of handicraft trades from domestic or craft industry or handicraft products from domestic industry from such hand looms or traditional textile and clothing products from folk crafts, provided that such products are duly certified under the agreements concluded between the Members concerned; (11) In very unusual and critical circumstances where a delay would cause damage that would be difficult to remedy, the measures referred to in paragraph 10 may be taken provisionally, provided that the request for consultation and notification to the MWC is made within a maximum period of five working days from the adoption of the measure.