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1566 Specified imports from El Salvador. Post, p. 1572. 48 Stat. 670; 49 Stat. 1539. 7U.S . C., Supp. II, §§ 613a, 608a-1. 46 Stat.693. 19 U.. C .§1313. Notes in schedules considered part of Agreement. Pot, pp. 1571, 1572. Internal tax ex- emption. Ad valorem duties. Determination, etc., of rates. Post, pp. 1571,1572. No quantitative regulation. INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES ARTICLE II Articles the growth, produce or manufacture of the Republic of El Salvador, enumerated and described in Schedule II annexed to this Agreement and made a part thereof, shall, on their importation into the United States of America, be exempt from ordinary customs duties in excess of those set forth in the said Schedule. The said articles shall also be exempt from all other duties, taxes, fees, charges or exactions, imposed on or in connection with importation, in excess of those imposed on the day of the signature of this Agreement or required to be imposed thereafter under the laws of the United States of America in force on the day of the signature of this Agreement. As long as there remain operative the quota provisions of the Act entitled "An Act To include sugar beets and sugarcane as basic agri- cultural commodities under the Agricultural Adjustment Act, and for other purposes", approved by the President of the United States of America on May 9, 1934, as modified and extended by Public Resolu- tion No. 109, approved June 19, 1936, or the quota provisions of any similar Act which also provides for not charging to the quota of any country sugar with respect to which a drawback of duty is allowed for such country, any sugar imported into the United States of America from the Republic of El Salvador with respect to which a drawback of duty is allowed, under the provisions of Section 313 of the Tariff Act of 1930, shall not be charged against the quota estab- lished by the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States of America for the Republic of El Salvador. ARTICLE III The United States of America and the Republic of El Salvador agree that the notes included in Schedule I and II are hereby given force and effect as integral parts of this Agreement. ARTICLE IV Articles the growth, produce or manufacture of the United States of America or the Republic of El Salvador, shall after importation into the other country, be exempt from all internal taxes, fees, charges or exactions other or higher than those payable on like articles of national origin or any other foreign origin. ARTICLE V In respect of articles the growth, produce or manufacture of the United States of America or the Republic of El Salvador, enumerated and described in Schedules I and II, respectively, imported into the other country, on which ad valorem rates of duty, or duties based upon or regulated in any manner by value, are or may be assessed, it is understood and agreed that the bases and methods of determining dutiable value and of converting currencies shall be no less favorable to importers than the bases and methods prescribed under laws and regulations of the Republic of El Salvador and the United States of America, respectively, in force on the day of the signature of this Agreement. ARTICLE VI 1. The United States of America will not impose any prohibition, import or customs quotas, import licenses or any other form of quantitative regulation, whether or not operated in connection with any agency of centralized control, on the importation or sale of any article the growth, produce or. manufacture of the Republic of El