Proposed United States - Panama TPA Texts

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Table of Contents


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1. Initial Provisions

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2. General Definitions

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3. National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

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Section on Agriculture PDF

Section on Textiles and Apparel PDF

Annex 3.3 Tariff Elimination PDF

Annex 3.17 Agricultural Safeguard Measures PDF

4. Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures

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5. Customs Administration and Trade Facilitation

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6. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

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7. Technical Barriers to Trade

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8. Trade Remedies

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9. Government Procurement

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Annex 9.1PDF

10. Investment

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11. Cross-Border Trade in Services

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12. Financial Services

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13. Telecommunications

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14. Electronic Commerce

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15. Intellectual Property Rights

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16. Labor

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17. Environment

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18. Transparency

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19. Administration of the Agreement and Trade Capacity Building

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20. Dispute Settlement

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21. Exceptions

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22. Final Provisions

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Annex I: Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment

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U.S. Annex I PDF

Panama Annex I PDF


Annex II: Non-Conforming Measures for Services and Investment

Formatting Note PDF

U.S. Annex II PDF

Panama Annex II PDF

Annex III: Non-Conforming Measures for Financial Services

US Annex III (with Formatting Note) PDF

Panama Annex III (with Formatting Note) PDF

Annex 4.1: Specific Rules of Origin

Industrial/Agricultural Rules of Origin PDF

Textile Rules of Origin PDF

General Notes and Tariff Schedules

U.S. General Notes PDF

U.S. Appendix I PDF

U.S. Agricultural Tariff Schedule PDF

U.S. Industrial & Textile Tariff Schedule PDF

Panama General Notes PDF

Panama Appendix I PDF

Panama Agricultural Tariff Schedule PDF

Panama Industrial & Textile Tariff Schedule PDF

Side Letters

Letter on Autos PDF

Letter on Ship Repairs PDF

Letter on the ITA PDF

Letter on Panama Free Zones PDF

Letter on Article 9.15 PDF

Letter on Investment in Specified Sectors PDF

Letter on Retail Sales PDF

Letter on Cross-Border Financial Services PDF

Letter on Insurance PDF

Letter on Pensions PDF

Letter on Public Health PDF

Letter on Traditional Knowledge PDF

Letter on Taxation PDF


Source: Office of the United States Trade Representative Offsite link
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