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PROCLAMATION 6175—SEPT. 6, 1990 104 STAT. 5355 and, subject to immigration laws and procedm'es, third-country nationals. 2. Each Party shall ensure unhindered access of host-country nationals to government commercial offices of the other Party. 3. Each Party shall encourage the participation of its nationals and companies in the activities of their respective government commercial offices, especially with respect to events held on the premises of such commercial offices. 4. Each Party shall encourage and facilitate access by government commercial office personnel of the other Party to host-country officials at both the federal and subfederal level, and representatives of nationals and companies of the host Party. 5. This Agreement shall not derogate from obligations assumed by either Party concerning the establishment of existing government commercial offices. ARTICLE IX.—F INANCIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO TRADE IN PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 1. All commercial transactions between nationals or companies of the Parties shall be made in United States dollars or any other currency that may be designated from time to time by the International Monetary Fund as being a freely usable currency unless otherwise agreed between the parties to individual transactions. 2. Neither Party shall restrict the export from its territory of convertible currencies or deposits, or instruments representative thereof, obtained in an authorized manner in connection with trade in products and services by nationals or companies of the other Party. 3. Expenditures in the territory of a Party by nationals and companies of the other Party may be made in local currency received in an authorized manner. 4. In connection with trade in products and services, each Party shall grant to nationals and companies of the other Party non-discriminatory treatment with respect to: (a) opening and maintaining accounts in both local and foreign currency, and having access to funds deposited, in financial institutions located in the territory of the Party; (b) payments, remittances and transfers of convertible currencies, or financial instruments representative thereof, between the territories of the two Parties, as well as between the territory of that Party and that of any third country; and (c) rates of exchange and related matters.