When imports of a product exceed reference quantities, the Community may subject the product to a Community tariff quota, the volume of which is equal to the reference quantity, taking into account an annual review of the trade flows it makes. In this case, for quantities imported beyond the quota, the common import law is fully applied or reduced after the product concerned, as defined in column C. 3. Cooperation promotes the implementation of measures to develop intra-regional cooperation. (f) the dissemination of information on cooperation activities. The contracting parties reaffirm that the agreement is part of the process initiated at the Barcelona Conference of 27 November 1995 and that bilateral cooperation between the European Community and the Palestinian Authority complements regional cooperation within the framework of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership. The aim of the cooperation will be to improve and develop financial services. The aim of energy cooperation will be to help the West Bank and Gaza Strip acquire the technologies and infrastructure necessary for its development, in particular to facilitate the links between its economy and the Community. The Community and the Palestinian Authority are gradually adopting greater liberalization of their trade in land and fisheries products of interest to both sides. At the meeting of the Euro-Mediterranean Interim Association Agreement on Trade and Cooperation between the European Community and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in favour of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip also adopted the following texts, referred to as the “Euro-Mediterranean Interim Association Agreement” The agreement contains detailed and specific rules for the granting of state aid by the authorities of partner countries (Article 17). These provisions are intended to ensure that aid granted by public authorities to private entities does not distort or threaten to distort competition between companies in the applicable areas of the agreement.