Extending Authority to Negotiate Trade Agreements: Hearings Before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Eightieth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 6566, an Act to Extend the Authority of the President Under Section 350 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as Amended, and for Other Purposes. June 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, 1948

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - Reciprocity - 487 pages
 

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Page 131 - 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...
Page 190 - 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...
Page 259 - ... shall be given in order that any interested person may have an opportunity to present his views to the President, or to such agency as the President may designate, under such rules and regulations as the President may prescribe; and before concluding such agreement the President shall seek information and advice with respect thereto from the United States Tariff Commission, the Departments of State, Agriculture, and Commerce and from such other sources as he may deem appropriate.
Page 2 - For the purposes of subsection (a) — (1) continuity of session shall be considered as broken only by an adjournment of the Congress sine die; but (2) in the computation of the sixty -day period there shall be excluded the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days...
Page 471 - Such products shall also be exempt from all other duties or charges of any kind imposed on or in connection with importation...
Page 264 - ... 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.
Page 4 - To enter into foreign trade agreements with foreign governments or instrumentalities thereof; and (2) 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 agreement, as are required or appropriate to carry out any foreign trade agreement that the President has entered into hereunder.
Page 4 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE BY THE BILL, AS REPORTED In compliance with clause 3 of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by...
Page 5 - Before any foreign trade agreement is concluded with any foreign government or instrumentality thereof under the provisions of this Act, reasonable public notice of the intention to negotiate an agreement...
Page 5 - President may at any time terminate any such proclamation in whole or in part. (b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the application, with respect to rates of duty established under this section pursuant to agreements with countries other than Cuba, of the provisions of the treaty of commercial reciprocity concluded between the United States and the Republic of Cuba on December 11, 1902, or to preclude giving effect to an...

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