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106 STAT. 5290 PROCLAMATION 6445-JUNE 15, 1992 services and through the satisfactory reciprocation of reductions in tariffs and nontariff barriers to trade resulting from multilateral negotiations. 2. Trade in products and services shall be effected by contracts between nationals and companies of both Parties concluded on the basis of nondiscrimination and in the exercise of their independent commercial judgment and on the basis of customary commercial considerations such as price, quality, availability, delivery, and terms of pay- ment. 3. Neither Party shall require or encourage its nationals or companies to engage in barter or countertrade transactions. Nevertheless, where nationals or companies decide to resort to barter or countertrade operations, the Parties will encourage them to furnish to each other all necessary information to facilitate the transaction. Article IV—Expansion and Promotion of Trade 1. The Parties affirm their desire to expand trade in products and services consistent with the terms of this Agreement. They shall take appropriate measures to encourage and facilitate trade in goods and services and to secure favorable conditions for long-term development of trade relations between their respective nationals and companies. 2. The Parties shall take appropriate measures to encourage the expansion of commercial contacts with a view to increasing trade. In this regard, the Government of the Republic of Albania expects that, during the term of this Agreement, nationals and companies of the Republic of Albania shall increase their orders in the United States for products and services, while the United States expects that the effect of this Agreement shall be to encourage increased purchases by nationals and companies of the United States of products and services from the Republic of Albania. Toward this end, the Parties shall publicize this Agreement and ensure that it is made available to all interested parties. 3. Each Party shall encourage and facilitate the holding of trade promotional events such as fairs, exhibitions, missions and seminars in its territory and in the territory of the other Party. Similarly, each Party shall encourage and facilitate the participation of its respective nationals and companies in such events. Subject to the laws in force within their respective territories, the Parties agree to allow the import and reexport on a duty free basis of all articles for use in such events, provided that such articles are not sold or otherwise transferred. Article V—Government Commercial Offices 1. Subject to its laws and regulations governing foreign missions, each Party shall allow government commercial o^ices to hire directly hostcountry nationals and, subject to immigration laws and procedures, third-country nationals. 2. Each Party shall ensure unhindered access of host-country nationals to government commercial offices of the other Party.