A Preface to Trade

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Executive Office of the President, U.S. Trade Representative, 1982 - 160 pages
 

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Page 63 - ... investigate the tariff relations between the United States and foreign countries, commercial treaties, preferential provisions, economic alliances, the effect of export bounties and preferential transportation rates, the volume of importations compared with domestic production and consumption, and conditions, causes, and effects relating to competition of foreign industries with those of the United States, including dumping and cost of production.
Page 115 - Market disruption exists within a domestic industry whenever imports of an article, like or directly competitive with an article produced by such domestic industry, are increasing rapidly, either absolutely or relatively, so as to be a significant cause of material injury, or threat thereof, to such domestic industry.
Page 63 - Trade Negotiations The Commission advises the President as to the probable economic effect on the domestic industry and consumers of modification of duties and other barriers to trade that may be considered for inclusion in any proposed trade agreement with foreign countries (19 USC 2151).
Page 113 - GERMANY are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value...
Page 65 - Unfair methods of competition and unfair acts in the importation of articles into the United States, or in their sale by the owner, importer, consignee, or agent of either, the effect or tendency of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry, efficiently and economically operated in the United States...
Page 63 - USC 2231). The Commission's present powers and duties are provided for largely by the Tariff Act of 1930; the Agricultural Adjustment Act; the Trade Expansion Act of 1962; the Trade Act of 1974; and the Trade Agreements Act of 1979.
Page 113 - Secretary") determines that a class or kind of foreign merchandise Is being, or Is likely to be, sold in the United States or elsewhere at less than its fair value...
Page 63 - ... an article is being imported in such increased quantities as to be a substantial cause of serious injury or threat thereof to the domestic industry producing an article like or directly competitive with the imported article (19 USC 2251-2254).
Page 33 - to foster, promote and develop the foreign and domestic commerce
Page 27 - USDA's export assistance and foreign food assistance programs. The Service carries out its tasks through its network of agricultural counselors, attaches, and trade officers stationed overseas and its US -based team of analysts, marketing specialists, negotiators, and other professionals.

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