The principal negotiating objective of the United States in the extended negotiations on basic telecommunications services to be conducted under the auspices of the WTO is to obtain the opening on nondiscriminatory terms and conditions of foreign markets for basic telecommunications services through facilities-based competition or through the resale of services on existing networks.
19 U.S. Code § 3555. Objectives for extended negotiations
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(a) Trade in financial servicesThe principal negotiating objective of the United States in the extended negotiations on financial services to be conducted under the auspices of the WTO is to seek to secure commitments, from a wide range of commercially important developed and developing countries, to reduce or eliminate barriers to the supply of financial services, including barriers that deny national treatment or market access by restricting the establishment or operation of financial services providers, as the condition for the United States—
offering commitments to provide national treatment and market access in each of the financial services subsectors, and
(b) Trade in basic telecommunications services
(c) Trade in civil aircraft
(1) NegotiationsThe principal negotiating objectives of the United States in the extended negotiations on trade in civil aircraft to be conducted under the auspices of the WTO are—
to obtain competitive opportunities for United States exports in foreign markets substantially equivalent to those afforded to foreign products in the United States,
to obtain increased transparency with respect to foreign subsidy programs in the civil aircraft sector, both through greater government disclosure with respect to the use of taxpayer moneys and higher financial disclosure standards for companies receiving government supports (including disclosure comparable to that required under United States securities laws).
(2) DefinitionsFor purposes of paragraph (1)—
1998—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 105–206 substituted “normal trade relations” for “most-favored-nation”.