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EU-Ecuador FTA (2014): annotations and commitments

Brussels, 17 February 2015

EU-Ecuador trade negotiations

Disclaimer: "The text of the agreement is made public here exclusively for information purposes. The text presented hereunder is the text at the end of the legal revision done by the European Commission and Ecuador in order to verify the internal consistency and to ensure that the formulations of the negotiating results are legally sound. The text still needs to be transmitted to the Council of the European Union and to the European Parliament for ratification. The text presented in this document is not binding under international law and will only become so after the completion of the ratification process."

1. Annotations to the Text of the Agreement

2. Market Access for Goods

a. Tariff elimination schedule of the EU party for goods originating in Ecuador
- Explanatory note
- Tariff elimination schedule

b. Tariff elimination schedule of Ecuador for goods originating in the EU Party
- Explanatory note
- Tariff elimination schedule

3. Annotations to the Annex concerning the definition of the concept of "originating products" and methods for administrative cooperation

4. Market Access for Trade in Services

a. List of Commitments on Establishment
- Commitments of the EU Party
- Commitments of Ecuador

b. List of Commitments on Cross-Border Supply of Services
- Commitments of the EU Party
- Commitments of Ecuador

c. Reservations regarding Temporary Presence of Natural Persons for Business Purposes: Reservations on Key Personnel and Graduate Trainees
- Commitments of the EU Party
- Commitments of Ecuador

d. Reservations regarding Temporary Presence of Natural Persons for Business Purposes: Reservations on Contractual Services Suppliers
and Independent Professionals
- Commitments of the EU Party
- Commitments of Ecuador

5. Government Procurement
- Commitments of the EU Party
- Commitments of Ecuador


 source: European Commission