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PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 107 STAT. 2067 (4) RECOMMENDATIONS ON FUTURE FREE TRADE AREA NEOO- President. TIATIONS. — No later than July 1, 1994, and July 1, 1997, the Reports. President shall submit to the appropriate Congressional committees a written report that contains— (A) recommendations for free trade area negotiations with each foreign country selected under paragraph (3); (B) with respect to each country selected, the specific negotiating objectives that are necessary to meet the objectives of the United States under this section; and (C) legislative proposals to ensure adequate consultation with the Congress and the private sector during the negotiations, advance Congressional approval of the negotiations recommended by the President, and Congressional approval of any trade agreement entered into by the President as a result of the negotiations. (5) GENERAL NEGOTIATING OBJECTIVES. —The general negotiating objectives of the United States under this section are to obtain— (A) preferential treatment for United States goods; (B) national treatment and, where appropriate, eqmvalent competitive opportunity for United States services and foreign direct investment l^ United States persons; (C) the elimination of barriers to trade in goods and services by United States persons through standards, testing, labeling, and certification requirements; (D) nondiscriminatory government procurement policies and practices with respect to United States goods and services; (E) the elimination of other barriers to market access for United States goods and services, and the elimination of barriers to foreign direct investment by United States persons; (F) the elimination of acts, poUcies, and practices which deny fair and equitable market opportunities, including foreign government toleration of anticompetitive business Practices by private firms or amon^ private firms that ave the effect of restricting, on a basis that is inconsistent with commercial considerations, purchasing by such firms of United States goods and services; (G) adequate and effective protection of intellectual property rights of United States persons, and fair and equitable market access for United States persons that rely upon intellectual property protection; (H) the elimination of foreign export and domestic subsidies that distort international trade in United States goods and services or cause material ii\jury to United States industries; (I) the elimination of all export taxes; (J) the elimination of acts, policies, and practices which constitute export targeting; and (K) monitoring and effective dispute settlement mechanisms to facilitate compliance with the matters described in subparagraphs (A) through (J). SEC. 109. EFFECTIVE DATES; EFFECT OF TERMINATION OF NAFTA 19 USC 3311 STATUS. note. (a) EFFECTIVE DATES. — 69-194O-94-5:QL.3Part3