Export of U.S. Agricultural Commodities: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oilseeds and Rice and Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, October 12, 1977
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Page 91 - INTRODUCTION OF ASSOCIATES Senator BIBLE. We will next proceed to the hearings on the Office of the Secretary. Mr. Dunn, I am very happy to recognize you. Will you introduce for the record those who have a responsibility to testify on this budget? Mr. DUNN. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It is my pleasure to be here. I should like to introduce on my extreme left, Dr. Leslie Glasgow, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, Parks, and Marine Resources; from the Fiscal Office, Mr. Carl Guidice; on my immediate...
Page 36 - ... which will alter the complexion of their effort very much, and where the situation will be more normal, more comparable to ours, and where you have a movement away from the conditions where they operate really under conditions of forced labor and imposed austerity. Chairman MORGAN. Dr. Judd. Mr. JUDD. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Secretary, it is always good to have you here again and looking so well. Sometimes we read something disturbing that is supposed to be authentic and it is good to get...
Page 82 - Mr. Chairman, members of the committee, I want to express my appreciation for the opportunity to present the views of the AFL-CIO on this legislation.
Page 118 - Administration is committed to achieving a successful conclusion of the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations, under the auspices of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
Page 65 - Thank you again for the opportunity to testify. We will be happy to answer any questions that the Committee may have. H U u a H o U — ft! O 6s] c« •<! o x^ S* P b «S z o cr> U z is.
Page 91 - For your information, your statement in its entirety will be made a part of the record, and you may proceed as you see fit.
Page 91 - No. 3, we are in the process of a roll call vote on the floor of the House, so the subcommittee will stand adjourned for 10 minutes.
Page 6 - ... and as it might be. I hope that you will then agree that a strong American commitment to assistance is vital to our interests and to our values. Mr. Chairman, with your permission, the entire statement will be submitted for the record". Chairman MORGAN. Thank you, Mr. Secretary. Your full statement •will be made a part of the permanent record. [The prepared statement follows :] PREPARED STATEMENT OF HON. HENRY A. KISSINGER, SECRETARY OF STATE Mr. Chairman and distinguished members of the House...
Page 12 - Law — this year l,l65 million pounds. Second, if the Secretary of Agriculture's estimate of imports in the absence of restraints is expected to exceed the trigger quan.
Page 100 - ... overseas markets. This is particularly the case in our major agricultural export commodity — wheat. Mr. Chairman, let's examine the commodity, wheat, and its primary derivative, flour. It has had a most disappointing export performance this past year. Exports in these commodities in export year 1976/77 were down nearly 20 percent from the previous year and for the first time in 4 years, fell below a billion bushels. Part of this decline in US wheat and flour exports was due to a general decline...