Analysis of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: Signed at Geneva, October 30, 1947

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - 206 páginas

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Página 199 - Provided that the restrictions are so applied as to avoid unnecessary damage to the commercial or economic interests of any other contracting party and not to prevent unreasonably the importation of any description of goods in minimum commercial quantities the exclusion of which would impair regular channels of trade...
Página 198 - The contracting parties also recognize the need for reducing the number and diversity of such fees and charges, for minimizing the incidence and complexity of import and export formalities, and for decreasing and simplifying import and export documentation requirements.
Página 1 - Switzerland, the Union of South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.
Página 201 - XVIII, shall accept the determination of the Fund as to what constitutes a serious decline in the contracting party's monetary reserves, a very low level of its monetary reserves or a reasonable rate of increase in its monetary reserves, and as to the financial aspects of other matters covered in consultation in such cases.
Página 199 - Article shall not exceed those necessary: (i) to forestall the imminent threat of, or to stop, a serious decline in its monetary reserves, or (ii) in the case of a contracting party with very low monetary reserves, to achieve a reasonable rate of increase in its reserves.
Página 2 - Tariffs and preferences Members of the ITO must carry out negotiations directed toward the substantial reduction of tariffs. But if, through unforeseen developments, a particular reduction should increase imports so sharply as to cause or threaten serious injury to domestic producers, a member may suspend its operation in whole or in part. Reductions in tariffs will operate to reduce or eliminate margins of preference. Aside from the preferences that may survive negotiation, each member must grant...
Página 154 - Japan and the League on policies of peace, and especially as regards the fundamental principles to be followed in the establishment of a durable peace in the Far East. The Japanese Government, believing that in these circumstances there remains no room for further cooperation, hereby give notice, in accordance with the provisions of Article 1, paragraph 3, of the Covenant, of the intention of Japan to withdraw from the League of Nations. "ToKio, March 27th, 1933. "COUNT YASUYA UCHIDA, "Minister for...
Página 129 - TIN ORE AND TIN CONCENTRATES” * * * “* * * Products comprised in the above item shall be assessed for duty on the basis of their tin content; the rate to be levied on such tin content being the same as the rate chargeable on smelted tin: Provided, That the rate of duty on this item may exceed the rate chargeable on smelted tin in the event that and so long as the Government of the United States of America subsidizes directly or indirectly the smelting of tin in the United States.
Página 170 - ... (except such as are commonly used as paddings or interlinings In clothing): Exceeding 30 and not exceeding 100 threads to the square inch, counting the warp and filling, weighing not less than 4 and not more than 12 ounces per square yard, and exceeding 12 but not exceeding 36 inches in width.
Página 189 - Over 25 inches: If weighing less than 36 pounds complete without accessories and not designed for use with tires having a cross-sectional diameter exceeding 1H inches.