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107 STAT. 2682 PROCLAMATION 6577—JULY 2, 1993 (1) This proclamation shall become effective, said Agreement shall enter into force, and nondiscriminatory treatment shall be extended to the products of Romania, in accordance with the terms of said Agreement, on the date of exchange of written notices of acceptance in accordance with Article XVI of said Agreement. The United States Trade Representative shall publish notice of the effective date in the Federal Register. (2) Effective with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, into the customs territory of the United States on or after the date provided in paragraph (1) of this proclamation, general note 3(b) of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, enumerating those countries whose products are subject to duty at the rates set forth in rate of duty column 2 of the tariff schedule, is modified by striking out "Romania". IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this second day of July, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and seventeenth. WILLIAM J. CLINTON AGREEMENT ON TRADE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE GOVERN- MENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE GOV- ERNMENT OF ROMANLA The Government of the United States of America and the Government of Romania (hereinafter referred to collectively as "Parties" and individually as "Party"), Affirming that the evolution of market-based economic institutions and the strengthening of the private sector will aid the development of mutually beneficial trade relations, Acknowledging that the development of trade relations and direct contact between nationals and companies of the United States and nationals and companies of Romania will promote openness and mutual understanding. Considering that expanded trade relations between the Parties will contribute to the general well-being of the peoples of each Party, Recognizing that development of bilateral trade may contribute to better mutual understanding and cooperation and promote respect for internationaly recognized worker rights, Having agreed that economic ties are an important and necessary element in the strengthening of their bilateral relations. Being convinced that an agreement on trade relations between the two Parties will best serve their mutual interests, and Desiring to create a fi-amework which will foster the development and expansion of commercial ties between their respective nationals and companies. Have agreed as follows: