Agreements in Force as of December 31, 2009, Between the American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States, 51287-51291 [2010-20676]

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[FR Doc. 2010–20513 Filed 8–18–10; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the Federal Register Agreements in Force as of December 31, 2009, Between the American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Issued: August 13, 2010. VerDate Mar<15>2010 NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION [FR Doc. 2010–20523 Filed 8–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 51287 AGENCY: Office of the Federal Register, NARA. Notice of availability of agreements. ACTION: The American Institute in Taiwan has concluded a number of agreements with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (formerly the Coordination Council for North American Affairs) in order to maintain cultural, commercial and other unofficial relations between the American people and the people of Taiwan. The Director of the Federal Register is publishing the list of these agreements on behalf of The American Institute in Taiwan in the public interest. SUMMARY: Cultural, commercial and other unofficial relations between the American people and the people of Taiwan are maintained on a non-governmental basis through the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), a private nonprofit corporation created under the Taiwan Relations Act (Pub. L. 96–8; 93 Stat. 14). The Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA) was established as the nongovernmental Taiwan counterpart to AIT. On October 10, 1995 the CCNAA was renamed the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO). Under section 12 of the Act, agreements concluded between AIT and TECRO (CCNAA) are transmitted to the Congress, and according to sections 6 and 10(a) of the Act, such agreements have full force and effect under the law of the United States. The texts of the agreements are available from the American Institute in Taiwan, 1700 North Moore Street, Suite 1700, Arlington, Virginia 22209. For further information, please telephone (703) 525–8474, or fax (703) 841–1385. Following is a list of agreements between AIT and TECRO (CCNAA) which were in force as of December 31, 2009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 51288 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 160 / Thursday, August 19, 2010 / Notices Dated: August 5, 2010. Barbara J. Schrage, Managing Director, American Institute in Taiwan. Dated: August 13, 2010. Michael L. White, Acting Director of the Federal Register. AIT-TECRO AGREEMENTS In Force as of December 31, 2009 STATUS OF TECRO The Exchange of Letters concerning the change in the name of the Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA) to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO). Signed December 27, 1994 and January 3, 1995. Entered into force January 3, 1995. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGRICULTURE 1. Guidelines for a cooperative program in the agriculture sciences. Signed January 28, 1986. Entered into force January 28, 1986. 2. Amendment amending the 1986 guidelines for a cooperative program in the agricultural sciences. Effected by exchange of letters September 11, 1989. Entered into force September 11, 1989. 3. Cooperative service agreement to facilitate fruit and vegetable inspection through their designated representatives, the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Taiwan Provincial Fruit Marketing Cooperative (TPFMC) supervised by the Taiwan Council of Agriculture (COA). Signed April 28, 1993. Entered into force April 28, 1993. 4. Memorandum of agreement concerning sanitary/phytosanitary and agricultural standards. Signed November 4, 1993. Entered into force November 4, 1993. 5. Agreement amending the guidelines for the cooperative program in agricultural sciences. Signed October 30, 2001. Entered into force October 30, 2001. 6. Memorandum of Understanding Establishing Consultative Committee on Agriculture Terms of Reference. Signed July 10, 2007. Entered into force July 10, 2007. 7. Consultative Committee on Agriculture Terms of Reference. Signed July 10, 2007. Entered into force July 10, 2007. 8. Notification on Protocol of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)—related measures for the importation of beef and beef products for human consumption from territory of the authorities represented by AIT. Signed October 22, 2009. Entered into force October 22, 2009. AVIATION 1. Memorandum of agreement concerning the arrangement for certain aeronautical equipment and services relating to civil aviation (NAT–I–845), with annexes. Signed September 24 and October 23, 1981. Entered into force October 23, 1981. 2. Amendment amending the memorandum of agreement concerning aeronautical equipment and services of September 24 and October 23, 1981. Signed September 1 and 23, 1985. Entered into force September 3, 1985. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:05 Aug 18, 2010 Jkt 220001 3. Agreement amending the memorandum of agreement of September 24 and October 23, 1981, concerning aeronautical equipment and services. Signed September 23 and October 17, 1991. Entered into force October 17, 1991. 4. Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington March 18, 1998. Entered into force March 18, 1998. 5. Agreement for promotion of aviation safety. Signed June 30, 2003. Entered into force June 30, 2003. 6. Exchange of Letters concerning removal from the agreement of provisions relating to regulations of computer reservation systems in Annex III to the Air Transport Agreement signed March 18, 1998. Signed December 11, 2006 and January 2, 2007. Entered into force January 2, 2007. 7. Exchange of Letters on Principles for Cooperation on Improving Travel Security. Signed December 19, 2008. Enter into force December 19, 2008. CONSERVATION 1. Memorandum on cooperation in forestry and natural resources conservation. Signed May 23 and July 4, 1991. Entered into force July 4, 1991. 2. Memorandum on cooperation in soil and water conservation under the guidelines for a cooperative program in the agricultural sciences. Signed at Washington October 5, 1992. Entered into force October 5, 1992. 3. Agreement on technical cooperation in forest management and nature conservation. Signed October 24, 2003 and February 27, 2004. Entered into force February 27, 2004. 4. Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Cooperation in Fisheries and Aquaculture. Signed April 21, 2008. Entered into force April 21, 2008 CONSULAR 1. Agreement regarding passport validity. Effected by exchange of letters of August 26 and November 13, 1998. Entered into force December 10, 1998. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY 1. Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation associated with consumer product safety matters. Signed April 29 and July 27, 2004. Entered into force July 27, 2004. CUSTOMS 1. Agreement for technical assistance in customs operations and management, with attachment. Signed May 14 and June 4, 1991. Entered into force June 4, 1991. 2. Agreement on TECRO/AIT carnet for the temporary admission of goods. Signed June 25, 1996. Entered into force June 25, 1996. 3. Agreement regarding mutual assistance between their designated representatives, the United States Customs Administration and the Taiwan Customs Administration. Signed January 17, 2001. Entered into force January 17, 2001. DRUG ENFORCEMENT 1. Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Sharing of Information in Relation to Preventing Combating Breach of Customs and Controlled Substances Laws. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Signed February 10, 2009. Entered into force February 10, 2009. EDUCATION AND CULTURE 1. Agreement amending the agreement for financing certain educational and cultural exchange programs of April 23, 1964. Effected by exchange of letters at Taipei April 14 and June 4, 1979. Entered into force June 4, 1979. 2. Agreement concerning the Taipei American School, with annex. Signed at Taipei February 3, 1983. Entered into force February 3, 1983. 3. Memorandum of Understanding on Educational Cooperation. Signed at Washington DC December 5, 2008. Entered into force December 5, 2008. ENERGY 1. Agreement relating to the establishment of a joint standing committee on civil nuclear cooperation. Signed at Taipei October 3, 1984. Entered into force October 3, 1984. 2. Agreement amending and extending the agreement of October 3, 1984, relating to the establishment of a joint standing committee on civil nuclear cooperation. Signed October 19, 1989. Entered into force October 19, 1989. 3. Agreement abandoning in place in Taiwan the Argonaut Research Reactor loaned to National Tsing Hua University. Signed November 28, 1990. 4. Agreement Amending and Extending the Agreement of October 3, 1984, as amended and extended, relating to the establishment of a joint standing committee on civil nuclear cooperation. Signed October 3, 1994. Entered into force October 3, 1994. 5. Agreement concerning safeguards arrangements for nuclear materials transferred from France to Taiwan. Effected by exchange of letters February 12 and May 13, 1993. Entered into force May 13, 1993. 6. Memorandum of Agreement for release of an Energy and Power Evaluation Program (ENPEP) computer software package. Signed January 25 and February 27, 1995. Entered into force February 27, 1995. 7. Agreement regarding terms and conditions for the acceptance of foreign research reactor spent nuclear fuel at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River site. Signed December 28, 1998 and February 25, 1999. Entered into force February 25, 1999. 8. Agreement in the area of probabilistic risk assessment research. Signed July 20 and December 27. Entered into force January 1, 1999. 9. Agreement for technical cooperation in clean coal and advanced power systems technologies. Signed October 31, 2003 and January 20, 2004. Entered into force January 20, 2004. 10. Agreement in the area of probabilistic risk assessment research. Signed October 18 and December 29, 2004. Entered into force December 29, 2004, effective January 1, 2004 11. Agreement relating to participation in the USNRC program of thermal-hydraulic code applications and maintenance research. Signed December 13, 2004 and December 13, 2004. Entered into force December 13, 2004. 12. Joint determination of safeguard ability for alteration in form or content of irradiated fuel elements pursuant to article VIII.C of the E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 160 / Thursday, August 19, 2010 / Notices agreement for cooperation concerning civil uses of atomic energy signed April 4, 1972. Signed May 17, 2006 and May 17, 2006. Entered into force May 17, 2006. 13. Modification Number 1 to the Agreement for the Shipment of Spent Nuclear Fuel. Signed July 8, 2009. Entered into force July 8, 2009. ENVIRONMENT 1. Agreement for technical cooperation in the field of environmental protection, with implementing arrangement. Signed June 21, 1993. Entered into force June 21, 1993. 2. Agreement extending the agreement of June 21, 1993 for technical cooperation in the field of environmental protection. Effected by exchanges of letters June 30 and July 20 and 30, 1998. Entered into force July 30, 1998, effective June 21, 1998. 3. Agreement extending the agreement for technical cooperation in the field of environmental protection. Signed September 23, 2003. Entered into force September 23, 2003. 4. Extension of Agreement for the Technical Cooperation in the Field of Environmental Protection. Signed September 29, 2008. Entered into force September 29, 2008. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES HEALTH 1. Guidelines for a cooperative program in the biomedical sciences. Signed May 21, 1984. Entered into force May 21, 1984. 2. Guidelines for a cooperative program in food hygiene. Signed January 15 and 28, 1985. Entered into force January 28, 1985. 3. Agreement amending the 1984 guidelines for a cooperative program in the biomedical sciences, with attachment. Signed April 20, 1989. Entered into force April 20, 1989. 4. Agreement amending the 1984 guidelines for a cooperative program in the biomedical Sciences, as amended, with attachment. Signed August 24, 1989. Entered into force August 24, 1989. 5. Guidelines for a cooperative program in public health and preventive medicine. Signed at Arlington and Washington June 30 and July 19, 1994. Entered into force July 19, 1994. 6. Agreement for technical cooperation in vaccine and immunization-related activities, with implementing arrangement. Signed at Washington October 6 and 7, 1994. Entered into force October 7, 1994. 7. Agreement regarding the mutual exchange of information on medical devices, including quality systems requirements inspectional information. Effected by exchange of letters January 9, 1998. Entered into force January 9, 1998. HOMELAND SECURITY 1. Declaration of Principles for governing cooperation, on the basis of reciprocity, including the posting of AIT Representatives at the Port of Kaohsiung, and the posting of TECRO Representatives at certain U.S. seaports. Signed August 18, 2004 and August 18, 2004. Entered into force August 18, 2004. 2. Memorandum of understanding concerning cooperation to prevent the illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:05 Aug 18, 2010 Jkt 220001 material. Signed May 25, 2006 and May 25, 2006. Entered into force May 25, 2006. 3. Declaration of Principles for governing cooperation, on the basis of reciprocity, including the posting of AIT Representatives at seaports in Taiwan. Signed September 22, 2006 and September 22, 2006. Entered into force September 22, 2006. 4. Exchange of Letters to facilitate the implementation of the MOU concerning cooperation to prevent the illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive material signed May 25, 2006. Signed April 30, 2007 and July 5, 2007. Entered into force July 5, 2007. 5. Port Air Quality Partnership Declaration on the occasion of a Port Air Quality Partnership Conference hosted by their designated representatives, the Port of Tacoma, Washington and the Harbor Bureaus of Kaosiung, Taipei and Keelung on November 18–20, 2008. Signed November 20, 2008. Enter into force November 20, 2008. 6. Agreement for Transfer of Ownership. Signed September 30, 2009. Entered into force September 30, 2009. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 1. Agreement concerning the protection and enforcement of rights in audiovisual works. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington June 6 and 27, 1989. Entered into force June 27, 1989. 2. Understanding concerning the protection of intellectual property rights. Signed at Washington June 5, 1992. Entered into force June 5, 1992. 3. Agreement for the protection of copyrights, with appendix. Signed July 16, 1993. Entered into force July 16, 1993. 4. Memorandum of understanding regarding the extension of priority filing rights for patent and trademark applications. Signed April 10, 1996. Entered into force April 10, 1996. JUDICIAL ASSISTANCE 1. Memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of criminal investigations and prosecutions. Signed at Taipei October 5, 1992. Entered into force October 5, 1992. 2. Agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. Signed March 26, 2002. Entered into force March 26, 2002. LABOR 1. Guidelines for a cooperative program in labor affairs. Signed December 6, 1991. Entered into force December 6, 1991. MAPPING 1. Agreement concerning mapping, charting, and geodesy cooperation. Signed November 28, 1995. Entered into force November 28, 1995. 2. Amendment one to the Agreement concerning mapping, charting, and geodesy cooperation. Signed December 1, 2009. Entered into force December 1, 2009. MARITIME 1. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the 1974 Convention for the safety of life at sea. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51289 August 17 and September 7, 1982. Entered into force September 7, 1982. 2. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the 1969 international convention on tonnage measurement. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington May 13 and 26, 1983. Entered into force May 26, 1983. 3. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the protocol of 1978 relating to the 1974 international convention for the safety of life at sea. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington January 22 and 31, 1985. Entered into force January 31, 1985. 4. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the protocol of 1978 relating to the international convention for the prevention of pollution from ships, 1973. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington January 22 and 31, 1985. Entered into force January 31, 1985. 5. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the 1966 international convention on load lines. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington March 26 and April 10, 1985. Entered into force April 10, 1985. 6. Agreement concerning the operating environment for ocean carriers. Effected by exchange of letters at Washington and Arlington October 25 and 27, 1989. Entered into force October 27, 1989. MILITARY 1. Agreement for foreign military sales financing by the authorities on Taiwan. Signed January 4 and July 12, 1999. Entered into force July 12, 1999. 2. Letter of Agreement concerning exchange of research and development information. Signed August 4, 2004. Entered into force August 4, 2004. 3. Master Information Exchange Agreement Information Exchange Annex AF–05–TW– 9301 Concerning Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Signed December 15, 2005. Entered into force December 15, 2005. 4. Information and communication technologies (ICT) forum terms of reference. Signed October 31, 2007. Entered into force October 31, 2007. 5. Memorandum of Agreement Concerning Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Projects. Signed May 14, 2008. Entered into force May 14, 2008. 6. Arrangement Concerning the Exchange of Aeronautical Information. Signed January 27, 2009. Entered into force January 27, 2009 POSTAL 1. Agreement concerning establishment of INTELPOST service. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington April 19 and November 26, 1990. Entered into force November 26, 1990. 2. International business reply service agreement, with detailed regulations. Signed at Washington February 7, 1992. Entered into force February 7, 1992. 3. Agreement on the application of an EMS (express mail service) pay-for-performance plan. Signed March 5, 2004 and August 25, 2004. Entered into force January 1, 2005. E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 51290 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 160 / Thursday, August 19, 2010 / Notices emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES 1. Agreement on privileges, exemptions and immunities, with addendum. Signed at Washington October 2, Entered into force October 2, 1980. 2. Agreement governing the use and disposal of vehicles imported by the American Institute in Taiwan and its personnel. Signed at Taipei April 21, 1986. Entered into force April 21, 1986. SCIENTIFIC & TECHNICAL COOPERATION 1. Agreement on scientific cooperation. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington on September 4, 1980. Entered into force September 4, 1980. 2. Agreement concerning renewal and extension of the 1980 agreement on scientific cooperation. Signed March 10, 1987. Entered into force March 10, 1987. 3. Guidelines for a cooperative program in atmospheric research. Signed May 4, 1987. Entered into force May 4, 1987. 4. Agreement for technical assistance in dam design and construction, with appendices. Signed August 24, 1987. Entered into force August 24, 1987. 5. Agreement for a cooperative program in the sale and exchange of technical, scientific, and engineering information. Signed November 17, 1987. Entered into force November 17, 1987. 6. Agreement extending the agreement of November 17, 1987, for a cooperative program in the sale and exchange of technical, scientific and engineering information. Signed August 8, 1990. Entered into force August 8, 1990. 7. Cooperative program on Hualien soilstructure interaction experiment. Signed September 28, 1990. Entered into force September 28, 1990. 8. Agreement for technical cooperation in geodetic research and use of advanced geodetic technology, with implementing arrangement. Signed January 11 and February 21, 1991. Entered into force February 21, 1991. 9. Agreement amending and extending the agreement of August 24, 1987, for technical assistance in dam design and construction. *Name changed to Agreement for Technical Assistance in Areas of Water Resource Development. Signed May 11 and June 9, 1992. Entered into force June 9, 1992. 10. Agreement for technical cooperation in seismology and earthquake monitoring systems development, with implementing arrangement. Signed July 22 and 24, 1992. Entered into force July 24, 1992. 11. Agreement amending the Agreement of August 24, 1987 for technical assistance in areas of water resource development. Signed August 30 and September 3, 1996. Entered into force September 3, 1996. 12. Agreement concerning joint studies on reservoir sedimentation and sluicing, including computer modeling. Signed February 14 and March 8, 1996. Entered into force March 8, 1996. 13. Guidelines for a cooperative program in physical sciences. Signed January 2 and 10, 1997. Entered into force January 10, 1997. 14. Agreement for scientific and technical cooperation in ocean climate research. Signed February 18, 1997. Entered into force February 18, 1997. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:05 Aug 18, 2010 Jkt 220001 15. Agreement amending the agreement of August 24, 1987 for technical assistance in areas of water resource development. Signed October 14, 1997. Entered into force October 14, 1997. 16. Agreement for technical cooperation in scientific and weather technology systems support. Signed October 22 and November 5, 1997. Entered into force November 5, 1997. 17. Agreement for technical cooperation associated with establishment of advanced operational aviation weather systems. Signed February 10 and 13, 1998. Entered into force February 13, 1998. 18. Agreement for technical cooperation associated with development, launch and operation of a constellation observing system for meteorology, ionosphere and climate. Signed May 29 and June 30, 1999. Entered into force June 30, 1999. 19. Agreement for technical cooperation associated with establishment of advanced data assimilation and modeling systems. Signed December 20, 2004 and January 12, 2005. Entered into force January 12, 2005. 20. Agreement for cooperation in the micro pulse lidar network and the aerosol robotic network. Signed July 13, 2007 and April 17, 2007. Entered into force July 13, 2007. 21. Agreement for technical cooperation in meteorology and forecast systems development. Signed September 5, 2007 and June 25, 2007. Entered into force September 5, 2007. 22. Agreement for Cooperation in Astronomy and Astrophysics Research. Signed October 27, 2008. Entered into force October 27, 2008. SECURITY OF INFORMATION 1. Protection of information agreement. Signed September 15, 1981. Entered into force September 15, 1981. TAXATION 1. Agreement concerning the reciprocal exemption from income tax of income derived from the international operation of ships and aircraft. Effected by exchange of letters at Taipei May 31, 1988. Entered into force May 31, 1988. 2. Agreement for technical assistance in tax administration, with appendices. Signed August 1, 1989. Entered into force August 1, 1989. TRADE 1. Agreement concerning trade matters, with annexes. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington October 24, 1979. Entered into force October 24, 1979; effective January 1, 1980. 2. Agreement concerning trade matters. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington December 31, 1981. Entered into force December 31, 1981. 3. Agreement concerning measures that the CCNAA will undertake in connection with implementation of the GATT Customs Valuation Code. Effected by exchange of letters at Bethesda and Arlington August 22, 1986. Entered into force August 22, 1986. 4. Agreement concerning the export performance requirement affecting investment in the automotive sector. Effected by exchange of letters at Washington and PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Arlington October 9, 1986. Entered into force October 9, 1986. 5. Agreement concerning beer, wine and cigarettes. Signed at Washington December 12, 1986. Entered into force December 12, 1986, effective January 1, 1987. 6. Agreement implementing the agreement of December 12, 1986 concerning beer, wine and cigarettes. Effected by exchange of letters at Taipei April 29, 1987. Entered into force April 29, 1987, effective January 1, 1987. 7. Agreement concerning trade in whole turkeys, turkey parts, processed turkey products and whole ducks, with memorandum of understanding. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington March 16, 1989. Entered into force March 16, 1989. 8. Agreement concerning the protection of trade in strategic commodities and technical data, with memorandum of understanding. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington December 4, 1990 and April 8, 1991. Entered into force April 8, 1991. 9. Administrative arrangement concerning the textile visa system. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington April 18 and May 1, 1991. Entered into force May 1, 1991. 10. Agreement regarding new requirements for health warning legends on cigarettes sold in the territory represented by CCNAA. Effected by exchange of letters at Washington and Arlington October 7 and 16, 1991. Entered into force October 16, 1991. 11. Memorandum of understanding concerning a new quota arrangement for cotton and man-made fiber trousers. Signed at Washington December 18, 1992. Entered into force December 18, 1992. 12. Memorandum of understanding on the exchange of information concerning commodity futures and options matters, with appendix. Signed January 11, 1993. Entered into force January 11, 1993. 13. Agreement concerning a framework of principles and procedures for consultations regarding trade and investment, with annex. Signed at Washington September 19, 1994. Entered into force September 19, 1994. 14. Visa arrangement concerning textiles and textile products. Effected by exchange of letters of April 30 and September 3 and 23, 1997. Entered into force September 23, 1997. 15. Agreement concerning trade in cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blend and other non-cotton vegetable fiber textile products, with attachment. Effected by exchange of letters December 10, 1997. Entered into force December 10, 1997, effective January 1, 1998. 16. Agreed minutes on government procurement issues. Signed December 17, 1997. Entered into force December 17, 1997. 17. Understanding concerning bilateral negotiations on the WTO accession of the separate customs territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei) and the United States. Signed February 20, 1998. Entered into force February 20, 1998. 18. Agreement on mutual recognition for equipment subject to electro-magnetic compatibility (EMC) regulations. Signed March 16, 1999. Entered into force March 16, 1999. 19. Agreement concerning the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation mutual recognition E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 160 / Thursday, August 19, 2010 / Notices arrangement for conformity assessment of telecommunications equipment (APEC Telecon MRA). Signed March 16, 1999. Entered into force March 16, 1999. 20. Memorandum of understanding on the extension of trade in textile and apparel products. Signed February 9, 2001. Entered into force February 9, 2001. 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Agreements in Force as of December 31, 2009, Between the American 
Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative 
Office in the United States

AGENCY: Office of the Federal Register, NARA.

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SUMMARY: The American Institute in Taiwan has concluded a number of 
agreements with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office 
in the United States (formerly the Coordination Council for North 
American Affairs) in order to maintain cultural, commercial and other 
unofficial relations between the American people and the people of 
Taiwan. The Director of the Federal Register is publishing the list of 
these agreements on behalf of The American Institute in Taiwan in the 
public interest.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Cultural, commercial and other unofficial 
relations between the American people and the people of Taiwan are 
maintained on a non-governmental basis through the American Institute 
in Taiwan (AIT), a private nonprofit corporation created under the 
Taiwan Relations Act (Pub. L. 96-8; 93 Stat. 14). The Coordination 
Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA) was established as the 
nongovernmental Taiwan counterpart to AIT.
    On October 10, 1995 the CCNAA was renamed the Taipei Economic and 
Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO). Under 
section 12 of the Act, agreements concluded between AIT and TECRO 
(CCNAA) are transmitted to the Congress, and according to sections 6 
and 10(a) of the Act, such agreements have full force and effect under 
the law of the United States.
    The texts of the agreements are available from the American 
Institute in Taiwan, 1700 North Moore Street, Suite 1700, Arlington, 
Virginia 22209. For further information, please telephone (703) 525-
8474, or fax (703) 841-1385.
    Following is a list of agreements between AIT and TECRO (CCNAA) 
which were in force as of December 31, 2009.


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    Dated: August 5, 2010.
Barbara J. Schrage,
Managing Director, American Institute in Taiwan.
    Dated: August 13, 2010.
Michael L. White,
Acting Director of the Federal Register.

AIT-TECRO AGREEMENTS

In Force as of December 31, 2009

STATUS OF TECRO

    The Exchange of Letters concerning the change in the name of the 
Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA) to the 
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United 
States (TECRO). Signed December 27, 1994 and January 3, 1995. 
Entered into force January 3, 1995.

AGRICULTURE

    1. Guidelines for a cooperative program in the agriculture 
sciences. Signed January 28, 1986. Entered into force January 28, 
1986.
    2. Amendment amending the 1986 guidelines for a cooperative 
program in the agricultural sciences. Effected by exchange of 
letters September 11, 1989. Entered into force September 11, 1989.
    3. Cooperative service agreement to facilitate fruit and 
vegetable inspection through their designated representatives, the 
United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health 
Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Taiwan Provincial Fruit Marketing 
Cooperative (TPFMC) supervised by the Taiwan Council of Agriculture 
(COA). Signed April 28, 1993. Entered into force April 28, 1993.
    4. Memorandum of agreement concerning sanitary/phytosanitary and 
agricultural standards. Signed November 4, 1993. Entered into force 
November 4, 1993.
    5. Agreement amending the guidelines for the cooperative program 
in agricultural sciences. Signed October 30, 2001. Entered into 
force October 30, 2001.
    6. Memorandum of Understanding Establishing Consultative 
Committee on Agriculture Terms of Reference. Signed July 10, 2007. 
Entered into force July 10, 2007.
    7. Consultative Committee on Agriculture Terms of Reference. 
Signed July 10, 2007. Entered into force July 10, 2007.
    8. Notification on Protocol of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy 
(BSE)--related measures for the importation of beef and beef 
products for human consumption from territory of the authorities 
represented by AIT. Signed October 22, 2009. Entered into force 
October 22, 2009.

AVIATION

    1. Memorandum of agreement concerning the arrangement for 
certain aeronautical equipment and services relating to civil 
aviation (NAT-I-845), with annexes. Signed September 24 and October 
23, 1981. Entered into force October 23, 1981.
    2. Amendment amending the memorandum of agreement concerning 
aeronautical equipment and services of September 24 and October 23, 
1981. Signed September 1 and 23, 1985. Entered into force September 
3, 1985.
    3. Agreement amending the memorandum of agreement of September 
24 and October 23, 1981, concerning aeronautical equipment and 
services. Signed September 23 and October 17, 1991. Entered into 
force October 17, 1991.
    4. Air transport agreement, with annexes. Signed at Washington 
March 18, 1998. Entered into force March 18, 1998.
    5. Agreement for promotion of aviation safety. Signed June 30, 
2003. Entered into force June 30, 2003.
    6. Exchange of Letters concerning removal from the agreement of 
provisions relating to regulations of computer reservation systems 
in Annex III to the Air Transport Agreement signed March 18, 1998. 
Signed December 11, 2006 and January 2, 2007. Entered into force 
January 2, 2007.
    7. Exchange of Letters on Principles for Cooperation on 
Improving Travel Security. Signed December 19, 2008. Enter into 
force December 19, 2008.

CONSERVATION

    1. Memorandum on cooperation in forestry and natural resources 
conservation. Signed May 23 and July 4, 1991. Entered into force 
July 4, 1991.
    2. Memorandum on cooperation in soil and water conservation 
under the guidelines for a cooperative program in the agricultural 
sciences. Signed at Washington October 5, 1992. Entered into force 
October 5, 1992.
    3. Agreement on technical cooperation in forest management and 
nature conservation. Signed October 24, 2003 and February 27, 2004. 
Entered into force February 27, 2004.
    4. Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Cooperation in 
Fisheries and Aquaculture. Signed April 21, 2008. Entered into force 
April 21, 2008

CONSULAR

    1. Agreement regarding passport validity. Effected by exchange 
of letters of August 26 and November 13, 1998. Entered into force 
December 10, 1998.

CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY

    1. Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation associated with 
consumer product safety matters. Signed April 29 and July 27, 2004. 
Entered into force July 27, 2004.

CUSTOMS

    1. Agreement for technical assistance in customs operations and 
management, with attachment. Signed May 14 and June 4, 1991. Entered 
into force June 4, 1991.
    2. Agreement on TECRO/AIT carnet for the temporary admission of 
goods. Signed June 25, 1996. Entered into force June 25, 1996.
    3. Agreement regarding mutual assistance between their 
designated representatives, the United States Customs Administration 
and the Taiwan Customs Administration. Signed January 17, 2001. 
Entered into force January 17, 2001.

DRUG ENFORCEMENT

    1. Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Sharing of 
Information in Relation to Preventing Combating Breach of Customs 
and Controlled Substances Laws. Signed February 10, 2009. Entered 
into force February 10, 2009.

EDUCATION AND CULTURE

    1. Agreement amending the agreement for financing certain 
educational and cultural exchange programs of April 23, 1964. 
Effected by exchange of letters at Taipei April 14 and June 4, 1979. 
Entered into force June 4, 1979.
    2. Agreement concerning the Taipei American School, with annex. 
Signed at Taipei February 3, 1983. Entered into force February 3, 
1983.
    3. Memorandum of Understanding on Educational Cooperation. 
Signed at Washington DC December 5, 2008. Entered into force 
December 5, 2008.

ENERGY

    1. Agreement relating to the establishment of a joint standing 
committee on civil nuclear cooperation. Signed at Taipei October 3, 
1984. Entered into force October 3, 1984.
    2. Agreement amending and extending the agreement of October 3, 
1984, relating to the establishment of a joint standing committee on 
civil nuclear cooperation. Signed October 19, 1989. Entered into 
force October 19, 1989.
    3. Agreement abandoning in place in Taiwan the Argonaut Research 
Reactor loaned to National Tsing Hua University. Signed November 28, 
1990.
    4. Agreement Amending and Extending the Agreement of October 3, 
1984, as amended and extended, relating to the establishment of a 
joint standing committee on civil nuclear cooperation. Signed 
October 3, 1994. Entered into force October 3, 1994.
    5. Agreement concerning safeguards arrangements for nuclear 
materials transferred from France to Taiwan. Effected by exchange of 
letters February 12 and May 13, 1993. Entered into force May 13, 
1993.
    6. Memorandum of Agreement for release of an Energy and Power 
Evaluation Program (ENPEP) computer software package. Signed January 
25 and February 27, 1995. Entered into force February 27, 1995.
    7. Agreement regarding terms and conditions for the acceptance 
of foreign research reactor spent nuclear fuel at the Department of 
Energy's Savannah River site. Signed December 28, 1998 and February 
25, 1999. Entered into force February 25, 1999.
    8. Agreement in the area of probabilistic risk assessment 
research. Signed July 20 and December 27. Entered into force January 
1, 1999.
    9. Agreement for technical cooperation in clean coal and 
advanced power systems technologies. Signed October 31, 2003 and 
January 20, 2004. Entered into force January 20, 2004.
    10. Agreement in the area of probabilistic risk assessment 
research. Signed October 18 and December 29, 2004. Entered into 
force December 29, 2004, effective January 1, 2004
    11. Agreement relating to participation in the USNRC program of 
thermal-hydraulic code applications and maintenance research. Signed 
December 13, 2004 and December 13, 2004. Entered into force December 
13, 2004.
    12. Joint determination of safeguard ability for alteration in 
form or content of irradiated fuel elements pursuant to article 
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agreement for cooperation concerning civil uses of atomic energy 
signed April 4, 1972. Signed May 17, 2006 and May 17, 2006. Entered 
into force May 17, 2006.
    13. Modification Number 1 to the Agreement for the Shipment of 
Spent Nuclear Fuel. Signed July 8, 2009. Entered into force July 8, 
2009.

ENVIRONMENT

    1. Agreement for technical cooperation in the field of 
environmental protection, with implementing arrangement. Signed June 
21, 1993. Entered into force June 21, 1993.
    2. Agreement extending the agreement of June 21, 1993 for 
technical cooperation in the field of environmental protection. 
Effected by exchanges of letters June 30 and July 20 and 30, 1998. 
Entered into force July 30, 1998, effective June 21, 1998.
    3. Agreement extending the agreement for technical cooperation 
in the field of environmental protection. Signed September 23, 2003. 
Entered into force September 23, 2003.
    4. Extension of Agreement for the Technical Cooperation in the 
Field of Environmental Protection. Signed September 29, 2008. 
Entered into force September 29, 2008.

HEALTH

    1. Guidelines for a cooperative program in the biomedical 
sciences. Signed May 21, 1984. Entered into force May 21, 1984.
    2. Guidelines for a cooperative program in food hygiene. Signed 
January 15 and 28, 1985. Entered into force January 28, 1985.
    3. Agreement amending the 1984 guidelines for a cooperative 
program in the biomedical sciences, with attachment. Signed April 
20, 1989. Entered into force April 20, 1989.
    4. Agreement amending the 1984 guidelines for a cooperative 
program in the biomedical Sciences, as amended, with attachment. 
Signed August 24, 1989. Entered into force August 24, 1989.
    5. Guidelines for a cooperative program in public health and 
preventive medicine. Signed at Arlington and Washington June 30 and 
July 19, 1994. Entered into force July 19, 1994.
    6. Agreement for technical cooperation in vaccine and 
immunization-related activities, with implementing arrangement. 
Signed at Washington October 6 and 7, 1994. Entered into force 
October 7, 1994.
    7. Agreement regarding the mutual exchange of information on 
medical devices, including quality systems requirements inspectional 
information. Effected by exchange of letters January 9, 1998. 
Entered into force January 9, 1998.

HOMELAND SECURITY

    1. Declaration of Principles for governing cooperation, on the 
basis of reciprocity, including the posting of AIT Representatives 
at the Port of Kaohsiung, and the posting of TECRO Representatives 
at certain U.S. seaports. Signed August 18, 2004 and August 18, 
2004. Entered into force August 18, 2004.
    2. Memorandum of understanding concerning cooperation to prevent 
the illicit trafficking in nuclear and other radioactive material. 
Signed May 25, 2006 and May 25, 2006. Entered into force May 25, 
2006.
    3. Declaration of Principles for governing cooperation, on the 
basis of reciprocity, including the posting of AIT Representatives 
at seaports in Taiwan. Signed September 22, 2006 and September 22, 
2006. Entered into force September 22, 2006.
    4. Exchange of Letters to facilitate the implementation of the 
MOU concerning cooperation to prevent the illicit trafficking in 
nuclear and other radioactive material signed May 25, 2006. Signed 
April 30, 2007 and July 5, 2007. Entered into force July 5, 2007.
    5. Port Air Quality Partnership Declaration on the occasion of a 
Port Air Quality Partnership Conference hosted by their designated 
representatives, the Port of Tacoma, Washington and the Harbor 
Bureaus of Kaosiung, Taipei and Keelung on November 18-20, 2008. 
Signed November 20, 2008. Enter into force November 20, 2008.
    6. Agreement for Transfer of Ownership. Signed September 30, 
2009. Entered into force September 30, 2009.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

    1. Agreement concerning the protection and enforcement of rights 
in audiovisual works. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington 
and Washington June 6 and 27, 1989. Entered into force June 27, 
1989.
    2. Understanding concerning the protection of intellectual 
property rights. Signed at Washington June 5, 1992. Entered into 
force June 5, 1992.
    3. Agreement for the protection of copyrights, with appendix. 
Signed July 16, 1993. Entered into force July 16, 1993.
    4. Memorandum of understanding regarding the extension of 
priority filing rights for patent and trademark applications. Signed 
April 10, 1996. Entered into force April 10, 1996.

JUDICIAL ASSISTANCE

    1. Memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of 
criminal investigations and prosecutions. Signed at Taipei October 
5, 1992. Entered into force October 5, 1992.
    2. Agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. 
Signed March 26, 2002. Entered into force March 26, 2002.

LABOR

    1. Guidelines for a cooperative program in labor affairs. Signed 
December 6, 1991. Entered into force December 6, 1991.

MAPPING

    1. Agreement concerning mapping, charting, and geodesy 
cooperation. Signed November 28, 1995. Entered into force November 
28, 1995.
    2. Amendment one to the Agreement concerning mapping, charting, 
and geodesy cooperation. Signed December 1, 2009. Entered into force 
December 1, 2009.

MARITIME

    1. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the 1974 
Convention for the safety of life at sea. Effected by exchange of 
letters at Arlington and Washington August 17 and September 7, 1982. 
Entered into force September 7, 1982.
    2. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the 1969 
international convention on tonnage measurement. Effected by 
exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington May 13 and 26, 1983. 
Entered into force May 26, 1983.
    3. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the protocol of 
1978 relating to the 1974 international convention for the safety of 
life at sea. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and 
Washington January 22 and 31, 1985. Entered into force January 31, 
1985.
    4. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the protocol of 
1978 relating to the international convention for the prevention of 
pollution from ships, 1973. Effected by exchange of letters at 
Arlington and Washington January 22 and 31, 1985. Entered into force 
January 31, 1985.
    5. Agreement concerning mutual implementation of the 1966 
international convention on load lines. Effected by exchange of 
letters at Arlington and Washington March 26 and April 10, 1985. 
Entered into force April 10, 1985.
    6. Agreement concerning the operating environment for ocean 
carriers. Effected by exchange of letters at Washington and 
Arlington October 25 and 27, 1989. Entered into force October 27, 
1989.

MILITARY

    1. Agreement for foreign military sales financing by the 
authorities on Taiwan. Signed January 4 and July 12, 1999. Entered 
into force July 12, 1999.
    2. Letter of Agreement concerning exchange of research and 
development information. Signed August 4, 2004. Entered into force 
August 4, 2004.
    3. Master Information Exchange Agreement Information Exchange 
Annex AF-05-TW-9301 Concerning Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 
Signed December 15, 2005. Entered into force December 15, 2005.
    4. Information and communication technologies (ICT) forum terms 
of reference. Signed October 31, 2007. Entered into force October 
31, 2007.
    5. Memorandum of Agreement Concerning Research, Development, 
Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Projects. Signed May 14, 2008. Entered 
into force May 14, 2008.
    6. Arrangement Concerning the Exchange of Aeronautical 
Information. Signed January 27, 2009. Entered into force January 27, 
2009

POSTAL

    1. Agreement concerning establishment of INTELPOST service. 
Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington April 19 
and November 26, 1990. Entered into force November 26, 1990.
    2. International business reply service agreement, with detailed 
regulations. Signed at Washington February 7, 1992. Entered into 
force February 7, 1992.
    3. Agreement on the application of an EMS (express mail service) 
pay-for-performance plan. Signed March 5, 2004 and August 25, 2004. 
Entered into force January 1, 2005.

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PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES

    1. Agreement on privileges, exemptions and immunities, with 
addendum. Signed at Washington October 2, Entered into force October 
2, 1980.
    2. Agreement governing the use and disposal of vehicles imported 
by the American Institute in Taiwan and its personnel. Signed at 
Taipei April 21, 1986. Entered into force April 21, 1986.

SCIENTIFIC & TECHNICAL COOPERATION

    1. Agreement on scientific cooperation. Effected by exchange of 
letters at Arlington and Washington on September 4, 1980. Entered 
into force September 4, 1980.
    2. Agreement concerning renewal and extension of the 1980 
agreement on scientific cooperation. Signed March 10, 1987. Entered 
into force March 10, 1987.
    3. Guidelines for a cooperative program in atmospheric research. 
Signed May 4, 1987. Entered into force May 4, 1987.
    4. Agreement for technical assistance in dam design and 
construction, with appendices. Signed August 24, 1987. Entered into 
force August 24, 1987.
    5. Agreement for a cooperative program in the sale and exchange 
of technical, scientific, and engineering information. Signed 
November 17, 1987. Entered into force November 17, 1987.
    6. Agreement extending the agreement of November 17, 1987, for a 
cooperative program in the sale and exchange of technical, 
scientific and engineering information. Signed August 8, 1990. 
Entered into force August 8, 1990.
    7. Cooperative program on Hualien soil-structure interaction 
experiment. Signed September 28, 1990. Entered into force September 
28, 1990.
    8. Agreement for technical cooperation in geodetic research and 
use of advanced geodetic technology, with implementing arrangement. 
Signed January 11 and February 21, 1991. Entered into force February 
21, 1991.
    9. Agreement amending and extending the agreement of August 24, 
1987, for technical assistance in dam design and construction. *Name 
changed to Agreement for Technical Assistance in Areas of Water 
Resource Development. Signed May 11 and June 9, 1992. Entered into 
force June 9, 1992.
    10. Agreement for technical cooperation in seismology and 
earthquake monitoring systems development, with implementing 
arrangement. Signed July 22 and 24, 1992. Entered into force July 
24, 1992.
    11. Agreement amending the Agreement of August 24, 1987 for 
technical assistance in areas of water resource development. Signed 
August 30 and September 3, 1996. Entered into force September 3, 
1996.
    12. Agreement concerning joint studies on reservoir 
sedimentation and sluicing, including computer modeling. Signed 
February 14 and March 8, 1996. Entered into force March 8, 1996.
    13. Guidelines for a cooperative program in physical sciences. 
Signed January 2 and 10, 1997. Entered into force January 10, 1997.
    14. Agreement for scientific and technical cooperation in ocean 
climate research. Signed February 18, 1997. Entered into force 
February 18, 1997.
    15. Agreement amending the agreement of August 24, 1987 for 
technical assistance in areas of water resource development. Signed 
October 14, 1997. Entered into force October 14, 1997.
    16. Agreement for technical cooperation in scientific and 
weather technology systems support. Signed October 22 and November 
5, 1997. Entered into force November 5, 1997.
    17. Agreement for technical cooperation associated with 
establishment of advanced operational aviation weather systems. 
Signed February 10 and 13, 1998. Entered into force February 13, 
1998.
    18. Agreement for technical cooperation associated with 
development, launch and operation of a constellation observing 
system for meteorology, ionosphere and climate. Signed May 29 and 
June 30, 1999. Entered into force June 30, 1999.
    19. Agreement for technical cooperation associated with 
establishment of advanced data assimilation and modeling systems. 
Signed December 20, 2004 and January 12, 2005. Entered into force 
January 12, 2005.
    20. Agreement for cooperation in the micro pulse lidar network 
and the aerosol robotic network. Signed July 13, 2007 and April 17, 
2007. Entered into force July 13, 2007.
    21. Agreement for technical cooperation in meteorology and 
forecast systems development. Signed September 5, 2007 and June 25, 
2007. Entered into force September 5, 2007.
    22. Agreement for Cooperation in Astronomy and Astrophysics 
Research. Signed October 27, 2008. Entered into force October 27, 
2008.

SECURITY OF INFORMATION

    1. Protection of information agreement. Signed September 15, 
1981. Entered into force September 15, 1981.

TAXATION

    1. Agreement concerning the reciprocal exemption from income tax 
of income derived from the international operation of ships and 
aircraft. Effected by exchange of letters at Taipei May 31, 1988. 
Entered into force May 31, 1988.
    2. Agreement for technical assistance in tax administration, 
with appendices. Signed August 1, 1989. Entered into force August 1, 
1989.

TRADE

    1. Agreement concerning trade matters, with annexes. Effected by 
exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington October 24, 1979. 
Entered into force October 24, 1979; effective January 1, 1980.
    2. Agreement concerning trade matters. Effected by exchange of 
letters at Arlington and Washington December 31, 1981. Entered into 
force December 31, 1981.
    3. Agreement concerning measures that the CCNAA will undertake 
in connection with implementation of the GATT Customs Valuation 
Code. Effected by exchange of letters at Bethesda and Arlington 
August 22, 1986. Entered into force August 22, 1986.
    4. Agreement concerning the export performance requirement 
affecting investment in the automotive sector. Effected by exchange 
of letters at Washington and Arlington October 9, 1986. Entered into 
force October 9, 1986.
    5. Agreement concerning beer, wine and cigarettes. Signed at 
Washington December 12, 1986. Entered into force December 12, 1986, 
effective January 1, 1987.
    6. Agreement implementing the agreement of December 12, 1986 
concerning beer, wine and cigarettes. Effected by exchange of 
letters at Taipei April 29, 1987. Entered into force April 29, 1987, 
effective January 1, 1987.
    7. Agreement concerning trade in whole turkeys, turkey parts, 
processed turkey products and whole ducks, with memorandum of 
understanding. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and 
Washington March 16, 1989. Entered into force March 16, 1989.
    8. Agreement concerning the protection of trade in strategic 
commodities and technical data, with memorandum of understanding. 
Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington December 
4, 1990 and April 8, 1991. Entered into force April 8, 1991.
    9. Administrative arrangement concerning the textile visa 
system. Effected by exchange of letters at Arlington and Washington 
April 18 and May 1, 1991. Entered into force May 1, 1991.
    10. Agreement regarding new requirements for health warning 
legends on cigarettes sold in the territory represented by CCNAA. 
Effected by exchange of letters at Washington and Arlington October 
7 and 16, 1991. Entered into force October 16, 1991.
    11. Memorandum of understanding concerning a new quota 
arrangement for cotton and man-made fiber trousers. Signed at 
Washington December 18, 1992. Entered into force December 18, 1992.
    12. Memorandum of understanding on the exchange of information 
concerning commodity futures and options matters, with appendix. 
Signed January 11, 1993. Entered into force January 11, 1993.
    13. Agreement concerning a framework of principles and 
procedures for consultations regarding trade and investment, with 
annex. Signed at Washington September 19, 1994. Entered into force 
September 19, 1994.
    14. Visa arrangement concerning textiles and textile products. 
Effected by exchange of letters of April 30 and September 3 and 23, 
1997. Entered into force September 23, 1997.
    15. Agreement concerning trade in cotton, wool, man-made fiber, 
silk blend and other non-cotton vegetable fiber textile products, 
with attachment. Effected by exchange of letters December 10, 1997. 
Entered into force December 10, 1997, effective January 1, 1998.
    16. Agreed minutes on government procurement issues. Signed 
December 17, 1997. Entered into force December 17, 1997.
    17. Understanding concerning bilateral negotiations on the WTO 
accession of the separate customs territory of Taiwan, Penghu, 
Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei) and the United States. Signed 
February 20, 1998. Entered into force February 20, 1998.
    18. Agreement on mutual recognition for equipment subject to 
electro-magnetic compatibility (EMC) regulations. Signed March 16, 
1999. Entered into force March 16, 1999.
    19. Agreement concerning the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 
mutual recognition

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arrangement for conformity assessment of telecommunications 
equipment (APEC Telecon MRA). Signed March 16, 1999. Entered into 
force March 16, 1999.
    20. Memorandum of understanding on the extension of trade in 
textile and apparel products. Signed February 9, 2001. Entered into 
force February 9, 2001.

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