19 U.S. Code § 3436 - Subsidy negotiations

§ 3436.
Subsidy negotiations
In the case of any trade agreement which may be entered into by the President with a NAFTA country, the negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to subsidies shall include—
(1) achievement of increased discipline on domestic subsidies provided by a foreign government, including—
(A)
the provision of capital, loans, or loan guarantees on terms inconsistent with commercial considerations;
(B)
the provision of goods or services at preferential rates;
(C)
the granting of funds or forgiveness of debt to cover operating losses sustained by a specific industry; and
(D)
the assumption of any costs or expenses of manufacture, production, or distribution;
(2)
achievement of increased discipline on export subsidies provided by a foreign government, particularly with respect to agricultural products; and
(3)
maintenance of effective remedies against subsidized imports, including, where appropriate, countervailing duties.

 

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