Former Eastern bloc countries that participate in the World Trade Organization, and the offers they have made to open worldwide markets. Source: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Czech Republic-Open market access for all services and facilities by 2001 with no limits on foreign investment.
Hungary-Open market access for all services and facilities in 2002, 75 percent foreign investment limit. Hungary has made full WTO regulatory commitments.
Poland-Open for domestic data, duopoly for local wireline and cellular service. Long-distance services to open in 2003. Open for international data, fax and private leased circuits and pan-European paging systems. No commitment on international voice (facilities and resale) and satellites. One hundred percent open for local wireline (voice and data); 49 percent open for cellular, international and domestic services.
Slovak Republic-Open market access for all services and facilities in 2003, 40 percent investment limit for digital cellular. The government has made full WTO regulatory commitments.