US-VIETNAM BILATERAL TRADE AGREEMENT

CHAPTER III

ANNEX G

UNITED STATES

Listing of Article 2 Exemptions

The United States' Listing of Article 2 Exemptions is the authentic List of Article II (MFN) Exemptions of the United States of America to the WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services ("GATS"), as amended from time to time.

Schedule of Specific Commitments of Trade in Services

1. Except as provided in paragraph 2, the Schedule of the United States is the authentic Schedule of Specific Commitments of the United States of America to the WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services ("GATS"), as amended from time to time.

2. With respect to the financial services described in subparagraphs (x) and (xi) of paragraph 5(a) of the GATS Annex on Financial Services, as incorporated into this Agreement by reference, the Schedule of the United States is the authentic Schedule of Specific Commitments of the United States of America to the WTO GATS, as amended from time to time, with the following modifications:

A. with respect to mode 1) (cross-border trade), the United States shall be unbound for the market access column;

B. with respect to mode 3) (commercial presence), only the establishment of representative offices shall be permitted.


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