1945 Extension of Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2652, Superseded by H.R. 3240, a Bill to Extend the Authority of the President Under Section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as Amended, and for Other Purposes, Volume 2
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1945
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Página 281 - Subject to the requirement that such measures are not applied in a manner which would constitute a means of arbitrary or unjustifiable discrimination between countries where the same conditions prevail, or a disguised restriction on international trade, nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to prevent the adoption or enforcement by any contracting party of measures: (a) necessary to protect public morals; (b) necessary to protect human, animal or plant life or health...
Página 660 - To that end they shall include provision for agreed action by the United States of America and the United Kingdom open to participation by all other countries of like mind, directed to the expansion by appropriate international and domestic measures of production, employment, and the exchange and consumption of goods which are the material foundations of the liberty and welfare of all peoples; to the elimination of all forms of discriminatory treatment in international commerce, and to the reduction...
Página 578 - To proclaim such modifications of existing duties and other import restrictions, or such additional import restrictions, or such continuance, and for such minimum periods, of existing customs or excise treatment of any article covered by foreign trade agreements, as are required or appropriate to carry out any foreign trade agreement that the President has entered into hereunder.
Página 739 - Director of the Office of Foreign Agricultural Relations of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Página 263 - ... all pigments containing lead, dry or in pulp, or ground in or mixed with oil or water, not specially provided for, 30 per centum ad valorem.
Página 32 - No proclamation shall be made increasing or decreasing by more than 50 per centum any existing rate of duty or transferring any article between the dutiable and free lists.
Página 269 - ... in chief value of any of the feathers, flowers, leaves, or other material herein mentioned, 60 per centum ad valorem...
Página 265 - Sheets or plates of iron or steel, or taggers iron or steel, coated with tin or lead, or with a mixture of which these metals, or either of them, is a component part, by the dipping or any other process, and commercially known as tin plates, terne plates, and taggers tin, one and one-half cents per pound.
Página 660 - ... to further the enjoyment by all States, great or small, victor or vanquished, of access, on equal terms, to the trade and to the raw materials of the world which are needed for their economic prosperity.
Página 423 - Congress to remove obstructions to the free flow of interstate and foreign commerce •which tend to diminish the amount thereof; and to provide for the general welfare by promoting the organization of industry for the purpose of cooperative action among trade groups, to induce and maintain united action of labor and management under adequate governmental...