The Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam applied for accession to the World Trade Organization in January 1995 (document WT/L/1). At its meeting on 31 January 1995, the General Council established a Working Party to examine the application of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to accede to the World Trade Organization under Article XII of the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the WTO. The terms of reference and the membership of the Working Party are reproduced in document WT/ACC/VNM/1/Rev.23.
The Schedule of Specific Commitments in Services resulting from the negotiations between the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and WTO Members is annexed to the Protocol of Accession of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and is reproduced hereunder.
Viet Nam’s commitments on services — the 60-page document (also a “schedule”) describing in which services it is giving access to foreign service providers and any additional conditions, including limits on foreign ownership