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The database contains detailed information on export and import prohibitions and restrictions other than tariffs and taxes, with details on the products (tariff lines) covered by the measure, the related WTO justification, national legal basis and administrative mechanisms.

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Request

Request URL

Request parameters

  • (optional)
    Default value : en
    string

    Language.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Member Code.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    From Period.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    To Period.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    WTO Agreement Article Code.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    WTO Agreement code.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    WTO Agreement abbreviation.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    WTO Agreement official. Example 'Other'

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    WTO Agreement web link.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    WTO Agreement name. Example 'Other'

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Non WTO Agreement code. Example '999'

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Non WTO Agreement short_name. Example 'Other'

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Non WTO Agreement name. Example 'Other'

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Non WTO Agreement web url.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Measure Product hs version.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Measure Product code.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Measure Product reported product description.

  • (optional)
    Default value : {string}
    string

    Measure Product reported product code.

  • (optional)
    Default value : false
    string

    Measure Product interpreted.

Request headers

  • string
    Subscription key which provides access to this API. Found in your Profile.

Request body

Responses

200 OK

Representations

{
  "data": [
    {
      "member_name": "Afghanistan",
      "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/AFG/2",
      "qr_serial_number": 3,
      "measures": [
        {
          "symbol": "NAL-X",
          "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
        },
        {
          "symbol": "P",
          "label": "Prohibition"
        },
        {
          "symbol": "P-X",
          "label": "Prohibition"
        }
      ],
      "administrative_mechanisms": "",
      "national_legal_bases": "Law Against Intoxicating Drinks and Drugs as well as Controlling Them; OG 1025  of 14 June 2010; entered into force on 14 June 2010",
      "description": "Import prohibition; Export prohibition; Non-automatic export licensing",
      "period_from_dt": "2016-01-10T00:00:00Z",
      "period_to_dt": "30/09/2020",
      "in_force_dt": "29/08/2019",
      "details": "/qrs/1231"
    },
    {
      "member_name": "Korea, Republic of",
      "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/KOR/2/Add.1",
      "qr_serial_number": 12,
      "measures": [
        {
          "symbol": "NAL",
          "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
        },
        {
          "symbol": "NAL-X",
          "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
        }
      ],
      "administrative_mechanisms": "Ministry of Environment",
      "national_legal_bases": "Act On The Trans-boundary Movement Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal \n(29 May 1994",
      "description": "Restriction on the importation and exportation of certain waste",
      "period_from_dt": "2018-01-10T00:00:00Z",
      "period_to_dt": "30/09/2020",
      "in_force_dt": "2020-06-03T00:00:00Z",
      "details": "/qrs/4522"
    }
  ],
  "links": {
    "first": "/?page=1",
    "last": "/?page=1"
  },
  "meta": {
    "current_page": 1,
    "from": 1,
    "last_page": 1,
    "path": "/",
    "per_page": 50,
    "to": 2,
    "total": 2
  }
}
{
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "data": {
      "type": "array",
      "items": {
        "type": "object"
      },
      "example": [
        {
          "member_name": "Afghanistan",
          "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/AFG/2",
          "qr_serial_number": 3,
          "measures": [
            {
              "symbol": "NAL-X",
              "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
            },
            {
              "symbol": "P",
              "label": "Prohibition"
            },
            {
              "symbol": "P-X",
              "label": "Prohibition"
            }
          ],
          "administrative_mechanisms": "",
          "national_legal_bases": "Law Against Intoxicating Drinks and Drugs as well as Controlling Them; OG 1025  of 14 June 2010; entered into force on 14 June 2010",
          "description": "Import prohibition; Export prohibition; Non-automatic export licensing",
          "period_from_dt": "2016-01-10T00:00:00Z",
          "period_to_dt": "30/09/2020",
          "in_force_dt": "29/08/2019",
          "details": "/qrs/1231"
        },
        {
          "member_name": "Korea, Republic of",
          "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/KOR/2/Add.1",
          "qr_serial_number": 12,
          "measures": [
            {
              "symbol": "NAL",
              "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
            },
            {
              "symbol": "NAL-X",
              "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
            }
          ],
          "administrative_mechanisms": "Ministry of Environment",
          "national_legal_bases": "Act On The Trans-boundary Movement Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal \n(29 May 1994",
          "description": "Restriction on the importation and exportation of certain waste",
          "period_from_dt": "2018-01-10T00:00:00Z",
          "period_to_dt": "30/09/2020",
          "in_force_dt": "2020-06-03T00:00:00Z",
          "details": "/qrs/4522"
        }
      ]
    },
    "links": {
      "type": "object",
      "example": {
        "first": "/?page=1",
        "last": "/?page=1"
      }
    },
    "meta": {
      "type": "object",
      "example": {
        "current_page": 1,
        "from": 1,
        "last_page": 1,
        "path": "/",
        "per_page": 50,
        "to": 2,
        "total": 2
      }
    }
  },
  "example": {
    "data": [
      {
        "member_name": "Afghanistan",
        "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/AFG/2",
        "qr_serial_number": 3,
        "measures": [
          {
            "symbol": "NAL-X",
            "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
          },
          {
            "symbol": "P",
            "label": "Prohibition"
          },
          {
            "symbol": "P-X",
            "label": "Prohibition"
          }
        ],
        "administrative_mechanisms": "",
        "national_legal_bases": "Law Against Intoxicating Drinks and Drugs as well as Controlling Them; OG 1025  of 14 June 2010; entered into force on 14 June 2010",
        "description": "Import prohibition; Export prohibition; Non-automatic export licensing",
        "period_from_dt": "2016-01-10T00:00:00Z",
        "period_to_dt": "30/09/2020",
        "in_force_dt": "29/08/2019",
        "details": "/qrs/1231"
      },
      {
        "member_name": "Korea, Republic of",
        "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/KOR/2/Add.1",
        "qr_serial_number": 12,
        "measures": [
          {
            "symbol": "NAL",
            "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
          },
          {
            "symbol": "NAL-X",
            "label": "Non-automatic licensing"
          }
        ],
        "administrative_mechanisms": "Ministry of Environment",
        "national_legal_bases": "Act On The Trans-boundary Movement Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal \n(29 May 1994",
        "description": "Restriction on the importation and exportation of certain waste",
        "period_from_dt": "2018-01-10T00:00:00Z",
        "period_to_dt": "30/09/2020",
        "in_force_dt": "2020-06-03T00:00:00Z",
        "details": "/qrs/4522"
      }
    ],
    "links": {
      "first": "/?page=1",
      "last": "/?page=1"
    },
    "meta": {
      "current_page": 1,
      "from": 1,
      "last_page": 1,
      "path": "/",
      "per_page": 50,
      "to": 2,
      "total": 2
    }
  }
}

422 Unprocessable Entity

Response if one or more of the the query parameters are malformed or doesn't comply with the given constraints. Ex. validation of paramters failed.

Representations

{
  "code": "404",
  "message": "Resource not found."
}
{
  "title": "Error",
  "required": [
    "code",
    "message"
  ],
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "code": {
      "type": "string"
    },
    "message": {
      "type": "string"
    }
  },
  "description": "General error data type",
  "example": {
    "code": "404",
    "message": "Resource not found."
  }
}

Code samples

library(httr)
library(jsonlite)

headers = c(
    # Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key' = '{subscription key}'
    )

params = list()
# Request parameters
params['locale'] = 'en'
params['member'] = '{string}'
params['period[from]'] = '{string}'
params['period[to]'] = '{string}'
params['wto_agreements[article_code]'] = '{string}'
params['wto_agreements[code]'] = '{string}'
params['wto_agreements[abbreviation]'] = '{string}'
params['wto_agreements[official]'] = '{string}'
params['wto_agreements[web_link]'] = '{string}'
params['wto_agreements[name]'] = '{string}'
params['non_wto_agreements[code]'] = '{string}'
params['non_wto_agreements[short_name]'] = '{string}'
params['non_wto_agreements[long_name]'] = '{string}'
params['non_wto_agreements[web_url]'] = '{string}'
params['product[hs_version]'] = '{string}'
params['product[code]'] = '{string}'
params['product[description]'] = '{string}'
params['product[reported_product_code]'] = '{string}'
params['product[interpreted]'] = 'false'


resp <- GET(paste0("https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs?"
                   , paste0(names(params),'=',params,collapse = "&")),
                   add_headers(headers))

if(!http_error(resp)){
  jsonRespText<-fromJSON(rawToChar(content(resp,encoding = 'UTF-8')))$Dataset
  jsonRespText
}else{
  stop('Error in Response')
}
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");

            // Request parameters
            queryString["locale"] = "en";
            queryString["member"] = "{string}";
            queryString["period[from]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["period[to]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["wto_agreements[article_code]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["wto_agreements[code]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["wto_agreements[abbreviation]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["wto_agreements[official]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["wto_agreements[web_link]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["wto_agreements[name]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["non_wto_agreements[code]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["non_wto_agreements[short_name]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["non_wto_agreements[long_name]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["non_wto_agreements[web_url]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["product[hs_version]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["product[code]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["product[description]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["product[reported_product_code]"] = "{string}";
            queryString["product[interpreted]"] = "false";
            var uri = "https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs?" + queryString;

            var response = await client.GetAsync(uri);
        }
    }
}	
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs");

            builder.setParameter("locale", "en");
            builder.setParameter("member", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("period[from]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("period[to]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("wto_agreements[article_code]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("wto_agreements[code]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("wto_agreements[abbreviation]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("wto_agreements[official]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("wto_agreements[web_link]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("wto_agreements[name]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("non_wto_agreements[code]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("non_wto_agreements[short_name]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("non_wto_agreements[long_name]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("non_wto_agreements[web_url]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("product[hs_version]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("product[code]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("product[description]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("product[reported_product_code]", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("product[interpreted]", "false");

            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpGet request = new HttpGet(uri);
            request.setHeader("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");


            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity));
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
            "locale": "en",
            "member": "{string}",
            "period[from]": "{string}",
            "period[to]": "{string}",
            "wto_agreements[article_code]": "{string}",
            "wto_agreements[code]": "{string}",
            "wto_agreements[abbreviation]": "{string}",
            "wto_agreements[official]": "{string}",
            "wto_agreements[web_link]": "{string}",
            "wto_agreements[name]": "{string}",
            "non_wto_agreements[code]": "{string}",
            "non_wto_agreements[short_name]": "{string}",
            "non_wto_agreements[long_name]": "{string}",
            "non_wto_agreements[web_url]": "{string}",
            "product[hs_version]": "{string}",
            "product[code]": "{string}",
            "product[description]": "{string}",
            "product[reported_product_code]": "{string}",
            "product[interpreted]": "false",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key","{subscription key}");
            },
            type: "GET",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
    
    NSString* path = @"https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"locale=en",
                         @"member={string}",
                         @"period[from]={string}",
                         @"period[to]={string}",
                         @"wto_agreements[article_code]={string}",
                         @"wto_agreements[code]={string}",
                         @"wto_agreements[abbreviation]={string}",
                         @"wto_agreements[official]={string}",
                         @"wto_agreements[web_link]={string}",
                         @"wto_agreements[name]={string}",
                         @"non_wto_agreements[code]={string}",
                         @"non_wto_agreements[short_name]={string}",
                         @"non_wto_agreements[long_name]={string}",
                         @"non_wto_agreements[web_url]={string}",
                         @"product[hs_version]={string}",
                         @"product[code]={string}",
                         @"product[description]={string}",
                         @"product[reported_product_code]={string}",
                         @"product[interpreted]=false",
                      ];
    
    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"GET"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"{subscription key}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];
    
    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);
        
        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }
        
        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }
        
        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }
    
    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key' => '{subscription key}',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'locale' => 'en',
    'member' => '{string}',
    'period[from]' => '{string}',
    'period[to]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[article_code]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[code]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[abbreviation]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[official]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[web_link]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[name]' => '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[code]' => '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[short_name]' => '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[long_name]' => '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[web_url]' => '{string}',
    'product[hs_version]' => '{string}',
    'product[code]' => '{string}',
    'product[description]' => '{string}',
    'product[reported_product_code]' => '{string}',
    'product[interpreted]' => 'false',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_GET);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 (for Python 3.2 please scroll) #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'locale': 'en',
    'member': '{string}',
    'period[from]': '{string}',
    'period[to]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[article_code]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[code]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[abbreviation]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[official]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[web_link]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[name]': '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[code]': '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[short_name]': '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[long_name]': '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[web_url]': '{string}',
    'product[hs_version]': '{string}',
    'product[code]': '{string}',
    'product[description]': '{string}',
    'product[reported_product_code]': '{string}',
    'product[interpreted]': 'false',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.wto.org')
    conn.request("GET", "/qr/v1/qrs?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'locale': 'en',
    'member': '{string}',
    'period[from]': '{string}',
    'period[to]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[article_code]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[code]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[abbreviation]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[official]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[web_link]': '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[name]': '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[code]': '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[short_name]': '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[long_name]': '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[web_url]': '{string}',
    'product[hs_version]': '{string}',
    'product[code]': '{string}',
    'product[description]': '{string}',
    'product[reported_product_code]': '{string}',
    'product[interpreted]': 'false',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.wto.org')
    conn.request("GET", "/qr/v1/qrs?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'locale' => 'en',
    'member' => '{string}',
    'period[from]' => '{string}',
    'period[to]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[article_code]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[code]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[abbreviation]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[official]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[web_link]' => '{string}',
    'wto_agreements[name]' => '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[code]' => '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[short_name]' => '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[long_name]' => '{string}',
    'non_wto_agreements[web_url]' => '{string}',
    'product[hs_version]' => '{string}',
    'product[code]' => '{string}',
    'product[description]' => '{string}',
    'product[reported_product_code]' => '{string}',
    'product[interpreted]' => 'false'
})
if query.length > 0
  if uri.query && uri.query.length > 0
    uri.query += '&' + query
  else
    uri.query = query
  end
end

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri.request_uri)
# Request headers
request['Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key'] = '{subscription key}'
# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body