State trading enterprises
State trading enterprises are defined as governmental and non-governmental enterprises, including marketing boards, which deal with goods for export and/or import. Article XVII of the GATT 1994 is the principal provision dealing with state trading enterprises and their operations.
Work on this subject in the WTO is undertaken mainly by the Working Party on State Trading Enterprises.
Browse or download the text of the 揢nderstanding on the Interpretation of Article XVII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994? from the legal texts gateway
Find decisions of WTO bodies concerning the Article XVII of the GATT 1994 in the Analytical Index ?Guide to WTO Law and Practice
Work on state trading enterprises in the WTO, and official documents
The Working Party on state trading enterprises is the focus of work on STEs in the WTO. The current chair is .