Posted by: mulrickillion | October 25, 2011

WTO | Trade policy review – Zimbabwe 2011

19 and 21 October 2011


Trade Policy Review: Zimbabwe

The second review of the trade policies and practices of Zimbabwe takes place on 19 and 21 October 2011. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of Zimbabwe.

The following documents are available:

Secretariat report
A detailed report written independently by the WTO Secretariat.

  • By chapter Contents and summary observations Economic environment Trade and investment regimes Trade policies and practices by measure Trade policies by sector Aid for trade Appendix tables
  • Revisions and corrigenda (may be issued approx 2 weeks after the meeting)

Government report
A policy statement by the government of the member under review.

From the meeting
The Secretariat and Government reports are discussed by the WTO’s full membership in the Trade Policy Review Body (TPRB).

  • Chairperson’s concluding remarks (available the day of the second meeting)
  • Minutes of the meeting (available about 6 weeks after the meeting.)
  • Questions and answers (available about 6 weeks after the meeting.)


Trade Policy Reviews are an exercise, mandated in the WTO agreements, in which member countries’ trade and related policies are examined and evaluated at regular intervals. Significant developments that may have an impact on the global trading system are also monitored. All WTO members are subject to review, with the frequency of review depending on the country’s size.

Schedule of forthcoming reviews

  • Cambodia: 1 and 3 November 2011
  • Ecuador: 14 and 16 November 2011
  • Thailand: 28 and 30 November 2011

WTO | Trade policy review – Zimbabwe 2011

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