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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

  • integer

    QR ID.

  • (optional)
    Default value : en
    string

    Language.

Request headers

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

Request body

Responses

200 OK

Representations

{
  "data": {
    "id": 862,
    "member_name": "Australia",
    "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/AUS/3",
    "qr_serial_number": 25,
    "measures": [
      {
        "symbol": "CP-X",
        "label": "Prohibition except under defined conditions",
        "products": [
          {
            "hs_version": "HS5",
            "code": "01",
            "description": "Export of radioactive waste to Pacific Island Developing Countries",
            "reported_code": "Various",
            "interpreted": false
          }
        ]
      }
    ],
    "administrative_mechanisms": "The following countries are PIDCs for the purposes of the Waigani Convention:• Cook Islands;• Fiji;• Kiribati;• Marshall Islands; Republic of;• Nauru;• Niue;• Palau; Republic of;• Papua New Guinea;• Solomon Islands;• Tonga;• Tuvalu;• Vanuatu; and• Western Samoa.Radioactive waste exports to a PIDC may only be exported if approved by the Minister for Industry or an authorised person.",
    "national_legal_bases": "Regulation 13G of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958. ",
    "description": "Radioactive waste",
    "period_from_dt": "01/10/2016",
    "period_to_dt": "30/09/2018",
    "in_force_dt": "31/12/2016",
    "wto_agreements": [
      {
        "article_code": "021803",
        "agreement_code": "026",
        "element_code": 2,
        "element_label": "BODY",
        "footnote": "",
        "index": "XX:(b)",
        "description": "XX:(b) - (b) necessary to protect human, animal or plant life or health;"
      }
    ],
    "non_wto_agreements": [
      {
        "code": "027",
        "short_name": "Waigani Convention on hazardous wastes",
        "long_name": "Waigani Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Trans-boundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region (in force on 2001)",
        "web_url": "http://www.sprep.org/Waste-Management-and-Pollution-Control/Multilateral-Environmental-Agreements/"
      }
    ]
  }
}
{
  "title": "Root Type for SingleQr",
  "required": [
    "data"
  ],
  "type": "object",
  "properties": {
    "data": {
      "title": "Root Type for Qr",
      "required": [
        "administrative_mechanisms",
        "description",
        "document_symbol",
        "in_force_dt",
        "measures",
        "member_name",
        "national_legal_bases",
        "non_wto_agreements",
        "period_from_dt",
        "period_to_dt",
        "qr_serial_number",
        "wto_agreements"
      ],
      "type": "object",
      "properties": {
        "member_name": {
          "type": "string"
        },
        "document_symbol": {
          "type": "string"
        },
        "qr_serial_number": {
          "type": "integer",
          "format": "int32"
        },
        "measures": {
          "type": "array",
          "items": {
            "title": "Measure",
            "required": [
              "label",
              "symbol",
              "products"
            ],
            "type": "object",
            "properties": {
              "symbol": {
                "type": "string"
              },
              "label": {
                "type": "string"
              },
              "products": {
                "type": "array",
                "items": {
                  "title": "Root Type for Product",
                  "required": [
                    "code",
                    "description",
                    "hs_version",
                    "interpreted",
                    "reported_code"
                  ],
                  "type": "object",
                  "properties": {
                    "hs_version": {
                      "type": "string"
                    },
                    "code": {
                      "type": "string"
                    },
                    "description": {
                      "type": "string"
                    },
                    "reported_code": {
                      "type": "string"
                    },
                    "interpreted": {
                      "type": "boolean"
                    }
                  },
                  "description": "",
                  "example": {
                    "hs_version": "HS5",
                    "code": "01",
                    "description": "Export of radioactive waste to Pacific Island Developing Countries",
                    "reported_code": "Various",
                    "interpreted": false
                  }
                },
                "description": ""
              }
            },
            "description": "",
            "example": {
              "symbol": "GQC",
              "label": "Global quota allocated by country",
              "products": [
                {
                  "hs_version": "HS5",
                  "code": "01",
                  "description": "Export of radioactive waste to Pacific Island Developing Countries",
                  "reported_code": "Various",
                  "interpreted": false
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        },
        "administrative_mechanisms": {
          "type": "string"
        },
        "national_legal_bases": {
          "type": "string"
        },
        "description": {
          "type": "string"
        },
        "period_from_dt": {
          "type": "string"
        },
        "period_to_dt": {
          "type": "string"
        },
        "in_force_dt": {
          "type": "string"
        },
        "wto_agreements": {
          "type": "array",
          "items": {}
        },
        "non_wto_agreements": {
          "type": "array",
          "items": {
            "title": "NonWtoAgreement",
            "required": [
              "code",
              "long_name",
              "short_name",
              "web_url"
            ],
            "type": "object",
            "properties": {
              "code": {
                "type": "string"
              },
              "short_name": {
                "type": "string"
              },
              "long_name": {
                "type": "string"
              },
              "web_url": {
                "type": "string"
              }
            },
            "description": "",
            "example": {
              "code": "008010",
              "short_name": "UN Security Council Resoluion S/RES/1807(2008)",
              "long_name": "UN Security Council Resoluion S/RES/1807(2008)"
            }
          }
        }
      },
      "description": "",
      "example": {
        "id": 862,
        "notification_id": 376,
        "member_name": "Australia",
        "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/AUS/3",
        "qr_serial_number": 25,
        "measures": [
          {
            "symbol": "CP-X",
            "label": "Prohibition except under defined conditions"
          }
        ],
        "administrative_mechanisms": "The following countries are PIDCs for the purposes of the Waigani Convention:• Cook Islands;• Fiji;• Kiribati;• Marshall Islands; Republic of;• Nauru;• Niue;• Palau; Republic of;• Papua New Guinea;• Solomon Islands;• Tonga;• Tuvalu;• Vanuatu; and• Western Samoa.Radioactive waste exports to a PIDC may only be exported if approved by the Minister for Industry or an authorised person.",
        "national_legal_bases": "Regulation 13G of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958. ",
        "description": "Radioactive waste",
        "period_from_dt": "01/10/2016",
        "period_to_dt": "30/09/2018",
        "in_force_dt": "31/12/2016",
        "wto_agreements": [
          {
            "article_code": "021803",
            "agreement_code": "026",
            "element_code": 2,
            "element_label": "BODY",
            "footnote": "",
            "index": "XX:(b)",
            "description": "XX:(b) - (b) necessary to protect human, animal or plant life or health;"
          }
        ],
        "non_wto_agreements": [
          {
            "code": "027",
            "short_name": "Waigani Convention on hazardous wastes",
            "long_name": "Waigani Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Trans-boundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region (in force on 2001)",
            "web_url": "http://www.sprep.org/Waste-Management-and-Pollution-Control/Multilateral-Environmental-Agreements/"
          }
        ]
      }
    }
  },
  "description": "",
  "example": {
    "data": {
      "id": 862,
      "member_name": "Australia",
      "document_symbol": "G/MA/QR/N/AUS/3",
      "qr_serial_number": 25,
      "measures": [
        {
          "symbol": "CP-X",
          "label": "Prohibition except under defined conditions",
          "products": [
            {
              "hs_version": "HS5",
              "code": "01",
              "description": "Export of radioactive waste to Pacific Island Developing Countries",
              "reported_code": "Various",
              "interpreted": false
            }
          ]
        }
      ],
      "administrative_mechanisms": "The following countries are PIDCs for the purposes of the Waigani Convention:• Cook Islands;• Fiji;• Kiribati;• Marshall Islands; Republic of;• Nauru;• Niue;• Palau; Republic of;• Papua New Guinea;• Solomon Islands;• Tonga;• Tuvalu;• Vanuatu; and• Western Samoa.Radioactive waste exports to a PIDC may only be exported if approved by the Minister for Industry or an authorised person.",
      "national_legal_bases": "Regulation 13G of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958. ",
      "description": "Radioactive waste",
      "period_from_dt": "01/10/2016",
      "period_to_dt": "30/09/2018",
      "in_force_dt": "31/12/2016",
      "wto_agreements": [
        {
          "article_code": "021803",
          "agreement_code": "026",
          "element_code": 2,
          "element_label": "BODY",
          "footnote": "",
          "index": "XX:(b)",
          "description": "XX:(b) - (b) necessary to protect human, animal or plant life or health;"
        }
      ],
      "non_wto_agreements": [
        {
          "code": "027",
          "short_name": "Waigani Convention on hazardous wastes",
          "long_name": "Waigani Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Trans-boundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region (in force on 2001)",
          "web_url": "http://www.sprep.org/Waste-Management-and-Pollution-Control/Multilateral-Environmental-Agreements/"
        }
      ]
    }
  }
}

404 Not Found

Resource not found.

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."
  }
}

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'


resp <- GET(paste0("https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs/{qr}?"
                   , 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";
            var uri = "https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs/{qr}?" + 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/{qr}");

            builder.setParameter("locale", "en");

            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",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.wto.org/qr/v1/qrs/{qr}?" + $.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/{qr}";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"locale=en",
                      ];
    
    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/{qr}');
$url = $request->getUrl();

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

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'locale' => 'en',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($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',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.wto.org')
    conn.request("GET", "/qr/v1/qrs/{qr}?%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',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.wto.org')
    conn.request("GET", "/qr/v1/qrs/{qr}?%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/{qr}')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'locale' => 'en'
})
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