Zheng He travelled from China 70 years before Columbus. And, Chinese monks recorded establishing monasteries near Florida nearly 3000 years ago. Siem'stum or Respect forms the core element of commerce and trade discussions, negotiations and agreements. In the absence of these ethics all will fail.
Therefore, please, may we continue through a mutual interest gateway with caution, patience; and, of course, with the clear understanding that we do only represent the enfranchised interest of our specific societies within our individual state nations. And, further, that matters of disagreement - where they might arise - will always be settled through friendly settlement.
Hence, the following INDEX is offered for review as a preliminary good cause for us to proceed into confidential dialogue through our selected trade emissaries; who shall, therein, establish the principal topics through which our Trade & Commerce Agreement shall be founded.