Trade Agreements Program: Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Tariffs and Foreign Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, Second Session ...
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Tariffs and Foreign Trade
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - 542 páginas
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Página 49 - President, whenever he finds as a fact that any existing duties or other import restrictions of the United States or any foreign country are unduly burdening and restricting the foreign trade of the United States...
Página 243 - The proclaimed duties and other import restrictions shall apply to articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of all foreign countries, whether imported directly, or indirectly: Provided, That the President may suspend the application to articles the growth, produce, or manufacture of any country because of its discriminatory treatment of American commerce or because of other acts or policies which in his opinion tend to defeat the purposes set forth in this section...
Página 533 - A system which provides a mutual exchange of commodities is manifestly essential to the continued and healthful growth of our export trade. We must not repose in fancied security that we can forever sell everything and buy little or nothing.
Página 418 - Agreement, including tariff concessions, any product is being imported into the territory of that contracting party in such increased quantities and under such conditions as to cause or threaten serious injury to domestic producers in that territory of like or directly competitive products...
Página 107 - Treasury was in constant touch with the Committee on Ways and Means of the House and the Finance Committee of the Senate, advising them periodically of the needs of the Government.
Página 533 - We must not repose in fancied security that we can forever sell everything and buy little or nothing. If such a thing were possible it would not be best for us, or for those with whom we deal. We should take from our customers such of their products as we can use without harm to our industries and labor.
Página 418 - ... to the extent and for such time as may be necessary to prevent or remedy such injury, to suspend the obligation in whole or in part or to withdraw or modify the concession.
Página 479 - I am not only citing the tested experiences of others, but I have tested it myself, in an attempt to prove or disprove this generally accepted fact. First class produces for us $10.10 per thousand more gross than third class, to be exact.
Página 130 - Members negotiations directed to the substantial reduction of the general levels of tariffs and other charges on imports and exports, and to the elimination of the preferences referred to in paragraph 2 of Article 16, on a reciprocal and mutually advantageous basis.
Página 49 - ... regulating the admission of foreign goods into the United States in accordance with the characteristics and needs of various branches of American production so that foreign markets will be made available to those branches of American production which require and are capable of developing such outlets by affording corresponding market opportunities for foreign products in the United States...