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1998/0304(CNS) EC/Turkmenistan agreement: interim agreement on trade

Progress: Procedure completed

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead INTA CASPARY Daniel (icon: PPE-DE PPE-DE)
Former Responsible Committee ITRE MAAT Albert Jan (icon: PPE-DE PPE-DE)
Committee Opinion AFET BEGLITIS Panagiotis (icon: PSE PSE)
Former Committee Opinion AFET SOULADAKIS Ioannis (icon: PES PES)
Lead committee dossier:

Events

2010/07/08
   Final act published in Official Journal
Details

PURPOSE: the conclusion of an Interim Agreement between the European Community and Turkmenistan on trade and trade-related matters.

ACT ADOPTED BEFORE THE ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE LISBON TREATY: Council Decision 2011/188/EC on the conclusion by the European Community of the Interim Agreement between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, on trade and trade-related matters.

BACKGROUND: pending the entry into force of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, signed in Brussels on 25 May 1998, it is necessary to approve on behalf of the European Community, the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, signed in Brussels on 10 November 1999.

CONTENT: by means of this Decision, the Interim Agreement between the European Community, EURATOM, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, on trade and trade-related matters, together with its Annexes, the Protocol and the declarations, and the Exchange of Letters between the European Community and Turkmenistan amending the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, as regards the authentic language versions, which amends Article 31 of that Interim Agreement are hereby approved on behalf of the European Community.

These texts are attached to this Decision.

The main provisions of this Interim Agreement are as follows:

trade in goods: the Parties shall accord to one another most-favoured- nation treatment in all areas in respect of all sectors; payments, competition and other economic provisions: the Parties undertake, in particular, to authorise, in freely convertible currency, any current payments between residents of the Community and of Turkmenistan.

Joint Committee: a Joint Committee to perform the duties assigned to it by this Agreement until the Cooperation Council provided for in Article 77 of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement is established. The Joint Committee may, for the purposes of attaining the objectives of the Agreement, make recommendations in the cases provided for therein. It shall draw up its recommendations by agreement between the Parties. Provisions are foreseen for the settlement of disputes between the parties.

Specific provisions :

Nothing in the Agreement shall prevent a Party from taking any measures:

which it considers necessary to prevent the disclosure of information contrary to its essential security interests; which relate to the production of, or trade in arms, munitions or war materials or to research, development or production indispensable for defence purposes, provided that such measures do not impair the conditions of competition in respect of products not intended for specifically military purposes; which it considers essential to its own security in the event of serious internal disturbances affecting the maintenance of law and order, in time of war or serious international tension constituting threat of war or in order to carry out obligations it has accepted for the purpose of maintaining peace and international security; (which it considers necessary to respect its international obligations and commitments in the control of dual use industrial goods and technology.

Anti-discrimination rules : in the fields covered by this Agreement, it is stipulated that:

the arrangements applied by Turkmenistan in respect of the Community shall not give rise to any discrimination between the Member States, their nationals or their companies or firms, the arrangements applied by the Community in respect of Turkmenistan shall not give rise to any discrimination between Turkmen nationals, or Turkmen companies or firms.

ENTRY INTO FORCE: the Decision takes effect on 27 July 2009. The agreement is applicable until the entry into force of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement initialled on 24 May 1997.

2009/07/27
   EP/CSL - Act adopted by Council after consultation of Parliament
2009/07/27
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
2009/07/27
   CSL - Council Meeting
2009/04/22
   EP - Decision by Parliament
Details

After two successive votes (26 March and 2 April 2009), the European Parliament finally adopted by 469 votes to 162, with 44 abstentions, a legislative resolution approving unamended, under the consultation procedure, the proposal for a Council and Commission decision on the conclusion of the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part.

In parallel, MEPs adopted a resolution tabled by several political groups following a number of oral questions on the issue (please refer to RSP/2009/2513 ).

Documents
2009/04/02
   EP - Decision by Parliament
2009/03/26
   EP - Results of vote in Parliament
2009/03/26
   EP - Decision by Parliament
2009/03/25
   EP - Debate in Parliament
2006/03/24
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
Documents
2006/03/24
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
Documents
2006/03/22
   EP - Committee opinion
Documents
2006/03/21
   EP - Vote in committee
Details

The committee adopted the report by Daniel CASPARY (EPP-ED, DE) approving unamended - under the consultation procedure - the proposed decision on the conclusion of the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the EC and Turkmenistan.

2005/10/18
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
2005/01/18
   EP - CASPARY Daniel (PPE-DE) appointed as rapporteur in INTA
2004/09/16
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament
2004/09/13
   EP - BEGLITIS Panagiotis (PSE) appointed as rapporteur in AFET
2000/01/27
   EP - MAAT Albert Jan (PPE-DE) appointed as rapporteur in ITRE
2000/01/25
   EP - SOULADAKIS Ioannis (PES) appointed as rapporteur in AFET
2000/01/21
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament
1999/12/13
   EC - Legislative proposal published
Details

This document constitutes the entire Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part.

Documents
1998/12/02
   EC - Initial legislative proposal published
Details

PURPOSE : to conclude an interim agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the EC and Turkmenistan.

CONTENT : The proposal aims to conclude an interim agreement allowing the provisional application of certain clauses in the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the EC and Turkmenistan. The interim agreement is concluded for a period terminating at the point where the Partnership agreement enters into force. It replaces the commercial provisions in the Agreement on economic and commercial cooperation signed on 18/12/1989 between the EC and the ex-USSR.

Documents

Activities

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Rapport CASPARY A6-0085/2006 - résolution législative #

2009/04/22 Outcome: +: 469, -: 162, 0: 44
DE ES PL RO IT HU BG SK PT CZ NL LT FI EL LV SI IE AT MT LU GB EE ?? CY DK BE SE FR
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43
43
30
49
23
16
12
21
23
25
11
13
19
9
7
9
18
4
6
70
5
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4
13
22
17
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Estonia PPE-DE

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Spain ALDE

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2

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Luxembourg ALDE

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ALDE

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Austria NI

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Finland Verts/ALE

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Austria Verts/ALE

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United Kingdom Verts/ALE

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Denmark Verts/ALE

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Belgium Verts/ALE

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  • date: 1998-12-02T00:00:00 type: Initial legislative proposal published body: EC docs: url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=1998&nu_doc=617 title: EUR-Lex title: COM(1998)0617 summary: PURPOSE : to conclude an interim agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the EC and Turkmenistan. CONTENT : The proposal aims to conclude an interim agreement allowing the provisional application of certain clauses in the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the EC and Turkmenistan. The interim agreement is concluded for a period terminating at the point where the Partnership agreement enters into force. It replaces the commercial provisions in the Agreement on economic and commercial cooperation signed on 18/12/1989 between the EC and the ex-USSR.
  • date: 1999-12-13T00:00:00 type: Legislative proposal published body: EC docs: url: http://register.consilium.europa.eu/content/out?lang=EN&typ=SET&i=ADV&RESULTSET=1&DOC_ID=5144%2F99&DOC_LANCD=EN&ROWSPP=25&NRROWS=500&ORDERBY=DOC_DATE+DESC title: 05144/1999 summary: This document constitutes the entire Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part.
  • date: 2000-01-21T00:00:00 type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2004-09-16T00:00:00 type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2006-03-21T00:00:00 type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading body: EP summary: The committee adopted the report by Daniel CASPARY (EPP-ED, DE) approving unamended - under the consultation procedure - the proposed decision on the conclusion of the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the EC and Turkmenistan.
  • date: 2006-03-24T00:00:00 type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A6-2006-85&language=EN title: A6-0085/2006
  • date: 2009-03-25T00:00:00 type: Debate in Parliament body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20090325&type=CRE title: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2009-03-26T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2009-04-02T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP
  • date: 2009-04-22T00:00:00 type: Results of vote in Parliament body: EP docs: url: https://oeil.secure.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=11316&l=en title: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2009-04-22T00:00:00 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading body: EP docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P6-TA-2009-253 title: T6-0253/2009 summary: After two successive votes (26 March and 2 April 2009), the European Parliament finally adopted by 469 votes to 162, with 44 abstentions, a legislative resolution approving unamended, under the consultation procedure, the proposal for a Council and Commission decision on the conclusion of the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part. In parallel, MEPs adopted a resolution tabled by several political groups following a number of oral questions on the issue (please refer to RSP/2009/2513 ).
  • date: 2009-07-27T00:00:00 type: Act adopted by Council after consultation of Parliament body: EP/CSL
  • date: 2009-07-27T00:00:00 type: End of procedure in Parliament body: EP
  • date: 2010-07-08T00:00:00 type: Final act published in Official Journal summary: PURPOSE: the conclusion of an Interim Agreement between the European Community and Turkmenistan on trade and trade-related matters. ACT ADOPTED BEFORE THE ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE LISBON TREATY: Council Decision 2011/188/EC on the conclusion by the European Community of the Interim Agreement between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, on trade and trade-related matters. BACKGROUND: pending the entry into force of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, signed in Brussels on 25 May 1998, it is necessary to approve on behalf of the European Community, the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, signed in Brussels on 10 November 1999. CONTENT: by means of this Decision, the Interim Agreement between the European Community, EURATOM, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, on trade and trade-related matters, together with its Annexes, the Protocol and the declarations, and the Exchange of Letters between the European Community and Turkmenistan amending the Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, as regards the authentic language versions, which amends Article 31 of that Interim Agreement are hereby approved on behalf of the European Community. These texts are attached to this Decision. The main provisions of this Interim Agreement are as follows: trade in goods: the Parties shall accord to one another most-favoured- nation treatment in all areas in respect of all sectors; payments, competition and other economic provisions: the Parties undertake, in particular, to authorise, in freely convertible currency, any current payments between residents of the Community and of Turkmenistan. Joint Committee: a Joint Committee to perform the duties assigned to it by this Agreement until the Cooperation Council provided for in Article 77 of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement is established. The Joint Committee may, for the purposes of attaining the objectives of the Agreement, make recommendations in the cases provided for therein. It shall draw up its recommendations by agreement between the Parties. Provisions are foreseen for the settlement of disputes between the parties. Specific provisions : Nothing in the Agreement shall prevent a Party from taking any measures: which it considers necessary to prevent the disclosure of information contrary to its essential security interests; which relate to the production of, or trade in arms, munitions or war materials or to research, development or production indispensable for defence purposes, provided that such measures do not impair the conditions of competition in respect of products not intended for specifically military purposes; which it considers essential to its own security in the event of serious internal disturbances affecting the maintenance of law and order, in time of war or serious international tension constituting threat of war or in order to carry out obligations it has accepted for the purpose of maintaining peace and international security; (which it considers necessary to respect its international obligations and commitments in the control of dual use industrial goods and technology. Anti-discrimination rules : in the fields covered by this Agreement, it is stipulated that: the arrangements applied by Turkmenistan in respect of the Community shall not give rise to any discrimination between the Member States, their nationals or their companies or firms, the arrangements applied by the Community in respect of Turkmenistan shall not give rise to any discrimination between Turkmen nationals, or Turkmen companies or firms. ENTRY INTO FORCE: the Decision takes effect on 27 July 2009. The agreement is applicable until the entry into force of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement initialled on 24 May 1997. docs: title: Decision 2011/188 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!CELEXnumdoc&lg=EN&numdoc=32011D0188 title: OJ L 080 26.03.2011, p. 0019 url: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=OJ:L:2011:080:TOC
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  • date: 1998-12-02T00:00:00 docs: url: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!DocNumber&lg=EN&type_doc=COMfinal&an_doc=1998&nu_doc=617 title: COM(1998)0617 type: Initial legislative proposal published celexid: CELEX:51998PC0617(02):EN body: EC commission: DG: External Relations Commissioner: FERRERO-WALDNER Benita type: Initial legislative proposal published
  • date: 1999-12-13T00:00:00 docs: url: http://register.consilium.europa.eu/content/out?lang=EN&typ=SET&i=ADV&RESULTSET=1&DOC_ID=5144%2F99&DOC_LANCD=EN&ROWSPP=25&NRROWS=500&ORDERBY=DOC_DATE+DESC type: Legislative proposal published title: 05144/1999 body: EC commission: DG: External Relations Commissioner: FERRERO-WALDNER Benita type: Legislative proposal published
  • date: 2000-01-21T00:00:00 body: EP type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading committees: body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2004-09-13T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs rapporteur: group: PSE name: BEGLITIS Panagiotis body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2000-01-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security, Defense rapporteur: group: PSE name: SOULADAKIS Ioannis body: EP responsible: True committee: INTA date: 2005-01-18T00:00:00 committee_full: International Trade rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: CASPARY Daniel body: EP responsible: True committee: ITRE date: 2000-01-27T00:00:00 committee_full: Industry, External Trade, Research, Energy rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: MAAT Albert Jan
  • date: 2004-09-16T00:00:00 body: EP type: Committee referral announced in Parliament, 1st reading/single reading committees: body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2004-09-13T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs rapporteur: group: PSE name: BEGLITIS Panagiotis body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2000-01-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security, Defense rapporteur: group: PSE name: SOULADAKIS Ioannis body: EP responsible: True committee: INTA date: 2005-01-18T00:00:00 committee_full: International Trade rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: CASPARY Daniel body: EP responsible: True committee: ITRE date: 2000-01-27T00:00:00 committee_full: Industry, External Trade, Research, Energy rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: MAAT Albert Jan
  • date: 2006-03-21T00:00:00 body: EP committees: body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2004-09-13T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs rapporteur: group: PSE name: BEGLITIS Panagiotis body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2000-01-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security, Defense rapporteur: group: PSE name: SOULADAKIS Ioannis body: EP responsible: True committee: INTA date: 2005-01-18T00:00:00 committee_full: International Trade rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: CASPARY Daniel body: EP responsible: True committee: ITRE date: 2000-01-27T00:00:00 committee_full: Industry, External Trade, Research, Energy rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: MAAT Albert Jan type: Vote in committee, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2006-03-24T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=REPORT&mode=XML&reference=A6-2006-85&language=EN type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading title: A6-0085/2006 body: EP committees: body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2004-09-13T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs rapporteur: group: PSE name: BEGLITIS Panagiotis body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2000-01-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security, Defense rapporteur: group: PSE name: SOULADAKIS Ioannis body: EP responsible: True committee: INTA date: 2005-01-18T00:00:00 committee_full: International Trade rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: CASPARY Daniel body: EP responsible: True committee: ITRE date: 2000-01-27T00:00:00 committee_full: Industry, External Trade, Research, Energy rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: MAAT Albert Jan type: Committee report tabled for plenary, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2009-03-25T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?secondRef=TOC&language=EN&reference=20090325&type=CRE type: Debate in Parliament title: Debate in Parliament body: EP type: Debate in Parliament
  • date: 2009-03-26T00:00:00 body: EP type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2009-04-02T00:00:00 body: EP type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading
  • date: 2009-04-22T00:00:00 docs: url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/oeil/popups/sda.do?id=11316&l=en type: Results of vote in Parliament title: Results of vote in Parliament url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?type=TA&language=EN&reference=P6-TA-2009-253 type: Decision by Parliament, 1st reading/single reading title: T6-0253/2009 body: EP type: Results of vote in Parliament
  • date: 2009-07-27T00:00:00 body: CSL type: Council Meeting council: General Affairs meeting_id: 2957
  • date: 2009-07-27T00:00:00 body: EP type: End of procedure in Parliament
  • date: 2009-07-27T00:00:00 body: EP/CSL type: Act adopted by Council after consultation of Parliament
  • date: 2010-07-08T00:00:00 type: Final act published in Official Journal docs: url: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/smartapi/cgi/sga_doc?smartapi!celexplus!prod!CELEXnumdoc&lg=EN&numdoc=32011D0188 title: Decision 2011/188 url: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=OJ:L:2011:080:TOC title: OJ L 080 26.03.2011, p. 0019
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  • body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2004-09-13T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs rapporteur: group: PSE name: BEGLITIS Panagiotis
  • body: EP responsible: False committee: AFET date: 2000-01-25T00:00:00 committee_full: Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security, Defense rapporteur: group: PSE name: SOULADAKIS Ioannis
  • body: EP responsible: True committee: INTA date: 2005-01-18T00:00:00 committee_full: International Trade rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: CASPARY Daniel
  • body: EP responsible: True committee: ITRE date: 2000-01-27T00:00:00 committee_full: Industry, External Trade, Research, Energy rapporteur: group: PPE-DE name: MAAT Albert Jan
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  • body: EC dg: External Relations commissioner: FERRERO-WALDNER Benita
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INTA/6/21018;ITRE/5/12331
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1998/0304(CNS)
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EC/Turkmenistan agreement: interim agreement on trade
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Turkmenistan
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