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104 STAT. 5354 PROCLAMATION 6175—SEPT. 6, 1990 als and companies of the other Party in connection with the operations of their commercial representations. 12. Neither Party shall impose measures which unreasonably impair contractual or property rights or other interests acquired within its territory by nationals and companies of the other Party. ARTICLE VI. —TRADE IN SERVICES 1. The Parties recognize the growing economic significance of service industries and agree to consult on matters affecting the conduct of service business between the two countries and on particular matters of mutual interest relating to individual service sectors with the objective of attaining maximum possible market access. 2. Services subject to existing bilateral agreements, such as civil aviation, and services subject to ongoing negotiations, such as maritime transportation, will be, or will remain, subject to their respective agreements. 3. Provisions elsewhere in this Agreement relating to trade promotion, business facilitation, commercial representation, transfers and convertibility, shall apply to services as appropriate. ARTICLE VII. — T R ANSPARENCY 1. Each Party shall make available publicly, on a timely basis, all laws and regulations, judicial decisions, and administrative rulings of general application related to commercial activity, including trade, investment, taxation, banking, insurance and other financial services, transport and labor. Each Party shall also endeavor to provide such information in reading rooms in its own capital and in the capital of the other Party. 2. Each Party shall provide nationals and companies of the other Party with access to available non-confidential, non-proprietary data on the national economy and individual sectors, including information on foreign trade. 3. Without prejudice to either Party's obligations and rights set forth in the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, each Party shall allow nationals and companies of the other Party the opportunity, to the extent practicable, to comment on the formulation of rules and regulations which affect the conduct of business activities, including, inter alia, the setting of standards and technical regulations. ARTICLE VIII. — G OVERNMENT COMMERCIAL OFFICES 1. Subject to its laws governing foreign missions, each Party shall allow government commercial offices to hire directly host-country nationals