(1) An export trading corporation may enter into agreements which provide for the establishment of prices or rates, or which require a party to the agreement to sell, lease or purchase a commodity or service solely to or from the export trading corporation or to the persons designated in the agreement, when such agreements are entered into pursuant to export trade activities specified in a certificate issued to the corporation under 15 U.S.C. §§4001 to 4021. This subsection is not intended to confer any immunity from federal antitrust laws beyond the immunity conferred by a certificate issued under 15 U.S.C. §§4001 to 4021.
(2) When entering into agreements containing the provisions described in subsection (1) of this section, the export trading corporation shall be deemed to be performing a governmental function essential for the benefit of the people of this state and the development and diversification of the economy of this state.
(3) An export trading corporation and a port may enter into agreements for the port to provide accounting, clerical, technical, sales, promotional and other administrative services. The port shall be reimbursed not less than the actual cost for providing such services. [1983 c.200 §13]