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Title: The Telecom Initiative and WTO Non Tariff Barriers proposals


1
The Telecom Initiative and WTO Non Tariff
Barriers proposals
  • Per Döfnäs
  • Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

2
UNECE Telecom Initiative - status
  • There has been limited interest from Member
    Countries towards applying the International
    Model to the ICT sector
  • The proposed Common Regulatory Objectives under
    the Telecom Initiative provide practical examples
    of good regulatory practice
  • There are proposals in the WTO addressing Non
    Tariff Barriers for the products under the
    Telecom Initiative

3
NTB proposals for ICT in WTO
  • NAMA Draft Modalities for Non-Agricultural
    Market Access, Third Revision, TN/MA/W/103/Rev.2
    (dated 10 July 2008), Annex V Textual NTB
    Proposals,
  • European Communities Proposal VI (the Telecom
    Initiative corresponds to conformity assessment
    option a)
  • United States Proposal XI
  • Information Technology Agreement (ITA)
  • European Communities Review of the ITA,
    G/IT/W/28 (TN/MA/W/107) (dated 15 September 2008)
  • The NTB part indicates a scope similar to the EC
    NAMA proposal

4
Synergies between WTO NTBs and UNECE
International Model
  • WTO Propsals
  • NAMA Covering electronics (EC),electronic
    goods (US)
  • Electromagnetic compatibility and safety
  • International standards
  • Conformity assessment
  • Transparency
  • Establishing permanent working party/committee
  • UNECE Telecom Initiative
  • Initially 8 ICT products (covered by NAMA/ITA
    proposals)
  • Electromagnetic compatibility, safety and radio
  • International standards
  • Conformity assessment
  • Transparency

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