• 31st TNF - Services Meeting - 31 May - 2 June 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa

    The Protocol on Trade in Services provides for successive rounds of negotiation on liberalisation commitment. The first round of negotiation started in April 2012 covers six priority sectors (communication services, construction services, energy-related services, financial services, tourism services and transport services). The negotiations in communication, finance, transport and tourism services are expected to be concluded in June 2017. The negotiations in construction and energy-related services may continue beyond June 2017.

    Member States schedules

    Follow the link below to open Member States SADC Offers as of May 2017 and GATS schedules.

    Member State SADC Revised Offers (As Of May 2017)    GATS SCHEDULE
    EN FR PT -
    Angola - - - 1995
    Botswana Mar 2017 Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1995
    DR, Congo May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1995
    Lesotho May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1995
    Madagascar April 2017 April 2017 April 2017 1994
    Malawi May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1995
    Mauritius May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1994, 1997 & 1998
    Mozambiaque May 2017 May 2017 Amay 2017 1994
    Namibia - - - 1994
    Seychelles May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 2015
    South Africa May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1994, 1995, 1997 & 1998
    Swaziland Amay 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1994
    Tanzania May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1994
    Zambia May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1994
    Zimbabwe May 2017 May 2017 May 2017 1994