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Bali Package and November 2014 decisions

The Bali Ministerial Declaration and accompanying ministerial decisions — known informally as the Bali Package — were adopted at the Bali Ministerial Conference on 7 December 2013. Subsequent decisions related to the Bali ministerial outcomes were adopted by the General Council on 27 November 2014.

The package approved during the Conference includes such documents relating to the three areas which, among other things, are the subject of negotiations within the current Doha Round - Trade facilitation; Agriculture; and Development:

— Bali Ministerial Declaration and post-Bali work

  • The Bali Ministerial Declaration
  • Post-Bali work: November 2014 General Council decision

— Trade Facilitation

  • Bali Ministerial Decision, Trade Facilitation Agreement
  • November 2014 decision, including the legally cleaned-up text of the Trade Facilitation Agreement and a Protocol for adding it to the WTO agreements

— Agriculture

  • General Services
  • Public Stockholding for Food Security
  • Understanding on Tariff Rate Quota Administration Provisions of Agricultural Products, as Defined in Article 2 of the Agreement on Agriculture
  • Export Competition

— Cotton

  • Cotton

— Development and LDC issues

  • Preferential Rules of Origin for Least-Developed Countries
  • Operationalization of the Waiver Concerning Preferential Treatment to Services and Service Suppliers of Least-Developed Countries
  • Duty-Free and Quota-Free (DFQF) Market Access for Least-Developed Countries
  • Monitoring Mechanism on Special and Differential Treatment

In addition, the Conference approved a decision on:

  • TRIPS Non-violation and Situation Complaints;
  • Work Programme on Electronic Commerce;
  • Work Programme on Small Economies;
  • Aid for Trade;
  • Trade and Transfer of Technology.

More information on Bali Package and November 2014 decisions

Ministry for Development of Economy,
Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
01008, Ukraine, Kiyv city,
Grushevsky str., 12/2