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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1220

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988 (B) the marketing of the products in a foreign country, be limited to the certification by the manufacturer that the products meet the standards established by the foreign country for preventing harm to the network or network personnel; (8) transparency of, and open participation in, the standardssetting processes used in foreign countries with respect to telecommunications products; (9) the ability to have telecommunications products, which are to be located on customer premises, approved and registered by type, and, if appropriate, the establishment of procedures between the United States and foreign countries for the mutual recognition of type approvals; (10) access to the basic telecommunications network in foreign countries on reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms and conditions (including nondiscriminatory prices) for the provision of value-added services by United States suppliers; (11) the nondiscriminatory procurement of telecommunications products and services by foreign entities that provide local exchange telecommunications services which are owned, controlled, or, if appropriate, regulated by foreign governments; and (12) monitoring and effective dispute settlement mechanisms to facilitate compliance with matters referred to in the preceding paragraphs of this subsection.

President of U.S. 19 USC 3105.


(1) If the President is unable, before the close of the negotiating period, to enter into an agreement under subtitle A with any priority foreign country identified under section 1374 which achieves the general negotiating objectives described in section 1375(b) as defined by the specific objectives established by the President for that country, the President shall take whatever actions authorized under subsection (b) that are appropriate and most likely to achieve such general negotiating objectives. (2) In taking actions under paragraph (1), the President shall first take those actions which most directly affect trade in telecommunications products and services with the priority foreign country referred to in paragraph (1), unless the President determines that actions against other economic sectors would be more effective in achieving the general negotiating objectives referred to in paragraph (1). (b) ACTIONS AUTHORIZED.—

(1) The President is authorized to take any of the following actions under subsection (a) with respect to any priority foreign country: (A) termination, withdrawal, or suspension of any portion of any trade agreement entered into with such country under— (i) the Trade Act of 1974, (ii) section 201 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, or (iii) section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, with respect to any duty or import restriction imposed by the United States on any telecommunications product; (B) actions described in section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974;