TRIMS, negotiated in the Uruguay Round, applies to measures affecting trade in goods. This agreement stipulates that no Member may apply a measure prohibited by Article III (national treatment) of the GATT (national treatment) or Article XI (quantitative restrictions). Therefore, Members shall not apply measures that discriminate against foreign products or lead to quantitative restrictions. However, no significant integration of products of Indian interest. All items are reloaded in the final year of the Phase-Out Plan (2005) Ten-Year Plan included in the Four-Stage TR Phase-Out Agreement (ii) Market access requires that tariffs set by individual countries (such as tariffs) be progressively reduced to facilitate free trade. It also includes the elimination of non-tariff barriers to trade (e.g. Β import quotas). India is a signatory to this agreement and has significantly reduced its tariffs. It only regulates exempt goods.
Placed under multilateral discipline that replaces the former Multifibre 100 Agreement, they include agreements with ASEAN countries Hong Kong and Macao, Pakistan and Chile, as well as ongoing negotiations with the Gulf States, New Zealand and Australia. See “Report of the People`s Republic of China”, loc. cit. 95, paragraphs 77 to 82. (v) Patents – The Agreement obliges Members to provide patents for all inventions, whether products or processes, in all areas of technology without discrimination, subject to testing for novelty, inventiveness and industrial applicability. There are some exceptions to this rule. For example, members may exclude from patentability inventions that violate public policy or morality; and diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical methods for the treatment of humans or animals. The Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures – also known as the SPS Agreement – was negotiated during the GATT Uruguay Round and entered into force with the establishment of the WTO in early 1995. Under the SPS Agreement, the WTO imposes restrictions on Members` policies on food safety (bacterial contaminants, pesticides, inspection and labelling) and animal and plant health (imported pests and diseases). 2/3. Majority for the admission of a member, amendments to the agreements, 3/4 for the interpretation of the agreement and consensus for the modification of basic provisions such as MEISTBEG.
As of June 2012[Update], the future of the Doha Round was uncertain: the work programme lists 21 issues for which the original deadline of 1 January 2005 has not been met and where the Round remains incomplete.  The conflict between free trade in industrial goods and services, the maintenance of protectionism in agricultural subsidies to domestic agricultural sectors (demanded by developed countries) and the establishment of fair trade in agricultural products (demanded by developing countries) remain the main obstacles. .