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107 STAT. 2684 PROCLAMATION 6577-^JULY 2, 1993 Article III—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 encom-age and facilitate the exchange of 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 Romania expects that, during the term of this Agreement, nationals and companies of Romania shall increase their orders in the United States for products and services, while the Government of the United States anticipates 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 Romania. 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. Each Party shall permit participation in such events by commercial representations on nondiscriminatory terms and conditions. Subject to the laws in force within their respective territories, the Parties agree to allow the import and re-ex- port on a duty free basis of all articles for use in such events, provided that such articles are not sold or otherwise transferred. Article IV—Government Commercial Offices 1. In order to promote the development of trade and economic relations between ihe Parties, and to provide assistance to their nationals and companies engaged in commercial activities, each Party agrees to permit and facilitate the establishment and operation of Government commercial offices of the other Party on a reciprocal basis. The establishment and operation of such offices shall be in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and subject to such terms, conditions, privileges, and immunities as may be agreed upon by the Parties. 2. Government commercial offices and their respective officers and staff members, to the extent that they enjoy diplomatic immunity, shall not participate directly in the negotiation, execution, or fulfillment of trade transactions, or otherwise carry on trade. 3. Subject to its laws governing foreign missions, each Party shall allow government commercial offices to hire directly host-country nationals and, subject to immigration laws and procedures, third-country nationals. 4. Each Party shall ensure unhindered access of host-country nationals to government commercial offices of the other Party. 5. Each Party shall encourage the participation of its nationals and companies in the activities of their respective government commercial