Let’s Talk Schedules

Exporters need reliable information about how their goods and services will be treated at the border. They want to know if they will have to pay tariffs and how high they are. This vital information is listed in the “schedules of concessions” of WTO members.

Roy Santana, Counsellor at the WTO Market Access Division, and Roberta Lascari, Economic Affairs Officer at the WTO, take advantage of a visit to a chocolate factory to talk — in the sweetest possible terms — about how schedules make trade more predictable, smooth and transparent.

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