The Commonwealth of the Bahamas WT/ACC/BHS/*, WT/ACC/SPEC/BHS/*
World Trade Organization
Organisation Mondiale du Commerce
Organización Mundial del Comercio RESTRICTED WT/ACC/BHS/2
26 July 2001 (01-3732)
working party on the accession
of the commonwealth of the bahamas
Chairperson: to be designated
The Membership is open to all WTO Members indicating their wish to serve on the Working Party.
Terms of Reference:
To examine the application of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to accede to the WTO Agreement under Article XII, and to submit to the General Council recommendations which may include a draft Protocol of Accession.
GROUPE DE TRAVAIL DE L'ACCESSION DU COMMONWEALTH DES BAHAMAS
Président: à désigner
Peuvent être membres du Groupe de travail tous les Membres de l'OMC qui en expriment le désir.
Examiner la demande d'accession du gouvernement du Commonwealth des Bahamas à l'Organisation mondiale du commerce au titre de l'article XII; présen
Working Party on the Accession of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas - Membership and Terms of Reference
Organization RESTRICTED WT/ACC/BHS/1
10 May 2001 (01-2404) Original: English
ACCESSION OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS
Request for Accession Pursuant to Article XII
The Director-General has received the following communication from the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas with the request that it be included on the agenda of the next General Council.
The Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas presents its compliments to the Director of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and has the honour to advise of its decision to apply for membership in the WTO under Article XII of the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the WTO.
As a small island economy, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas is mindful of the necessity of full participation in the international trading system and, to that end, looks forward to becoming a member of the WTO in accordance with the procedures established for accession. I should therefor
Accession of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas - Request for Accession Pursuant to Article XII