19 U.S. Code § 3436 - Subsidy negotiations
Subsidy negotiationsIn 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—
the provision of capital, loans, or loan guarantees on terms inconsistent with commercial considerations;
the granting of funds or forgiveness of debt to cover operating losses sustained by a specific industry; and
achievement of increased discipline on export subsidies provided by a foreign government, particularly with respect to agricultural products; and
maintenance of effective remedies against subsidized imports, including, where appropriate, countervailing duties.