Ratified Agreements

Agreements on GI wines

EU - Australia

Agreement between the European Community and Australia on trade in wine (2008). 

See GI relevant rules: Title II, page 4 and the GI list: Annexe II, page 23. 

The Agreement is in force since 01 September 2010.

 

EU - USA

Agreement between the European Community and the United States of America on trade in wine (2006).

See GI relevant rules: Title III, page 3 and GI lists: Annex II, page 12 and Annex IV, page 16 and Annex V (USA) page 51.

The Agreement is in force since 10 March 2006.

 

EU - South Africa

Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of South Africa on trade in wine (2002). 

See GI relevant rules: Title II, page 3 and the GI List: Annex II, page 13.

The Agreement is in force since 28 January 2002.

 

Agreements on GI Spirits

EU - South Africa

Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of South Africa on trade in SpiritsAgreement between the European Community and the Republic of South Africa on trade in Spirits (2002).

See GI relevant rules: Title I, page 2 and the GI list: Annex, page 8.

This Agreement is in force since 28 January 2002.

 

EU - Mexico

Agreement between the European Community and the United Mexican States on the mutual recognition and protection of designations for spirit drinksAgreement between the European Community and the United Mexican States on the mutual recognition and protection of designations for spirit drinks  (1997).

See the GI List amended in April 2004, Annex I and in October 2004 Annex II

 This Agreement is in force since 01 July 1997. 

 

EU-USA

European Union Distilled Spirits and Spirit Drinks Agreement (1994)

This Agreement is in force since 25 March 1994. 

 

Agreements on GI Wines & GI Spirits

EU - Bosnia-Herzegovina

Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, of the one part, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, of the other part. Protocol 6 on reciprocal preferential concessions for certain wines, the reciprocal recognition, protection and control of wine, spirit drinks and aromatised wine names (2008).

See GI relevant Rules: Protocol 6, Annex II, Title I, page 662 and the GI List: Annex II, Appendix I, page 678.

The Agreement is in force since 01 July 2008.

 

 EU - Albania

Stabilisation and Association Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Albania, of the other part. Protocol 3 on reciprocal preferential concessions for certain wines, the reciprocal recognition, protection and control of wine, spirit drinks and aromatised wine names - SAA protocol 3 (2006). 

See GI relevant rules: Annex II to this Protocol, pages 239-257 and the GI List: Appendix 1, pages 258-346.

The Agreement is in force since 01 April 2009.

 

EU - Canada

Agreement between the European Community and Canada on trade in wines and spirit drinks (2003).

See GI relevant rules: Title III and IV, page 3 and the GI Lists: Annex III (Wines), page 20 and Annex IV (Spirits), page 49.

The Agreement is in force since 01 June 2004.

 

EU - Chile

Agreement establishing an association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Chile, of the other part (2002).

See GI relevant rules: Agreement on trade in wines, Annex V, page 1083 and the GI List: Appendix 1, page 1092.

See GI relevant rules: Agreement on trade in spirit drinks and aromatised drinks, Annex VI, page 1198 and the GI List: Appendix 1, page 1204.

The Agreement is in force since 01 February 2003. 

Amendments:

Annex V - Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the Republic of Chile concerning amendments to the Agreement on Trade in Wines annexed to the Agreement establishing an Association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Chile, of the other part.

Annex VI - Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the Republic of Chile concerning amendments to the Agreement on trade in spirit drinks and aromatised drinks annexed to the Agreement establishing an association between the European Community and its member states, of the one part, and the Republic of Chile, of the other part.

 The amendments are in force since 24 April 2006.

 

Agreements on GI Foodstuffs, GI Wines and GI Spirits

EU – Ukraine

Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their member states, of the one part, and Ukraine, of the other part. Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA), Title IV (2014). 

See the GI relevant rules, Title IV, Chapter 9, Section 2, Sub-section 3, page 221 and the GI List for the agricultural products and foodstuffs, Annex XXII-C; The GI List for wines, aromatised wines and spirit drinks, Annex XXII-D   

The Association Agreement entered into force provisionally from 1 November 2014; although Title IV of the Association Agreement is planned to enter into force provisionally on 31 December 2015.

 

EU - Colombia & Peru

Trade Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Colombia and Peru, of the other part (2012).

See GI relevant rules: Section 2, articles 207-214, page 67 and GI List: Annex XIII, Appendix 1 and 2, page 2600.

The Agreement is (provisionally) in force in Peru since 01 March 2013 and in Colombia since 01 August 2013. 

 

EU - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama

EU-Central America Association agreement (2012).

See GI relevant rules: Part IV of the Agreement, Title VI, Chapter 2, Section C (Art 242-250) page 193 and the GI list: Annex XVII

The trade pillar of the Association Agreement has been provisionally applied since 1st August 2013 with Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, since 1st October 2013 with Costa Rica and El Salvador, and since 1 December with Guatemala.

 

EU - Moldova

Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova on the protection of geographical indications of agricultural products and foodstuffs (2012).

See the GI list, Annex III, page 9.

The Agreement is in force since 01 April 2013.

 

EU - Georgia

Agreement between the EU and Georgia on protection of GIs of agricultural products and foodstuffs (2011).

See the GI List: Annex III, page 8.

The Agreement is in force since 01 April 2012.

 

EU - Serbia

Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, of the one part, and the Republic of Serbia, of the other part. Protocol 2 on reciprocal preferential concessions for certain wines, the reciprocal recognition, protection and control of wine, spirit drinks and aromatised wine names (2010). Protocol 2 on reciprocal preferential concessions for certain wines, the reciprocal recognition, protection and control of wine, spirit drinks and aromatised wine names (2010).

See GI Relevant rules for agricultural and fishery products and foodstuffs other than wine and spirit drinks, Article 18 (SAA Article 33), page 5 of the Agreement.

See GI relevant rules for wine, spirit drinks and aromatised wine names, Protocol 2, Annex II, Title I, page 219 and the GI list: Appendix 1, page 224.

The Agreement is in force since 01 February 2010.

 

EU - South Korea

Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Korea, of the other part (2011).

See GI relevant rules: Chapter X, Sub-section C, page 48 and the GI list: Annex 10a & Annex 10b, page 1321.

 

EU - Montenegro

Interim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, of the one part, and the Republic of Montenegro, of the other partInterim Agreement on trade and trade-related matters between the European Community, of the one part, and the Republic of Montenegro, of the other part. Protocol 2 On reciprocal preferential concessions for certain wines, the reciprocal recognition, protection and control of wine, spirit drinks and aromatised wine names (2007). 

See GI relevant rules for agricultural and fishery products and foodstuffs other than wine and spirits, Article 18 (SAA Article 33) page 5 of the Agreement.

See GI relevant rules for wine, spirit drinks and aromatised wine names, Protocol 2, Annex II, Page 139 and the GI List: Appendix 1, page 146.

The agreement is into force since 01 January 2008.

 

EU - Switzerland

Agreement between the Swiss Confederation and the European Union on the exchange of agricultural products (1999). 

See the GI relevant rules for Wines, Annex VII, page 72 and GI List, Appendix 4, page 97.

See the GI relevant rules for Spirit drinks and aromatised wine-based drinks, Annex VIII, page 189 and the GI list, Appendix 1 page 195.

See the GI Relevant rules for PDO and PGI of agricultural products and foodstuffs, Annex XII, page 334 and the GI List, Appendix 1, page 340. 

The Agreement entered into force on 01 June 2002. The text amended is in force since 01 December 2011.

 

 

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