Agreement held between the European Community and the United Mexican States on mutual recognition and protection of Appellations for spirit drinks.
Official Newspaper L 152 de 11/06/1997 P. 0016 - 0026
AGREEMENT between the European Community and the United Mexican States on mutual recognition and protection of Appellations for spirit drinks
THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, hereinafter the «Community», from one part, and, the UNITED MEXICAN STATES, on the other side, hereinafter known as the «Contracting Parties », DESIROUS of improving conditions for spirit drinks marketing in their respective markets, in accordance with the principles of equality, mutual benefit and reciprocity, HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
The Contracting Parties agree, on the basis of non-discrimination and reciprocity, to facilitate and promote trade between them in spirit drinks
This Agreement shall apply on products falling within Code 2208 of the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System.
For purposes of this Agreement:
a) «spirit drink originating in», shall mean, when followed by the name of one of the Contracting Parties, a spirit drink listed in the Annex and made on the territory of that Contracting Party;
b) «description», shall mean the names used on labeling, on documents accompanying the transport of the spirit drink, on the commercial documents, particularly the invoices and delivery notices, and in advertising;
c) «labeling» shall mean all descriptions and other references, signs, designs or trademarks which distinguish the spirit drinks and which appear on the same container, including the sealing device or the tag attached to container and the sheathing covering the neck of the bottles;
d) «presentation», shall mean the names used on the containers, including the closure, on the labeling and on the packaging;
e) « packaging » shall mean the protective wrappings such as papers, straw envelopes of all kinds, cartons and cases, used to transport one or more containers.