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Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
International Trade
Negotiating Group on Basic Telecommunications – Communication from India – List of Article II Exemptions
Indian Papers/ submissions on Services in WTO

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World Trade S/NGBT/W/19 26 April 1996 Organization (96-1668)
Original: English

Negotiating Group on Basic Telecommunications

COMMUNICATION FROM INDIA
List of Article II Exemptions

The following communication is circulated at the request of India to members of the Negotiating Group on Basic Telecommunications.

INDIA – FINAL LIST OF ARTICLE II (MFN) EXEMPTIONS
Sector or subsector Description of measure indicating its inconsistency with Article II Countries to which the measure applies Intended duration Conditions creating the need for the exemption
2.C. Telecommunication services – International service Measures including the application of different accounting rates for different operators/countries covered by International Telecommunication Services Agreements between Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited and various foreign operators. Countries covered by International Telecommunication Services Agreements between Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited and foreign operators. Indefinite On account of bilateral agreements between Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited and various foreign operators dealing with various aspects of cooperation.
2.C. Telecommunication services – International service Measures including the application of different accounting rates for different neighbouring countries covered by Telecommunication Agreements entered into by the Government of India with governments of neighbouring countries. Neighbouring countries Indefinite On account of bilateral agreements with governments of neighbouring countries.