Membership and Participation by the United States in the International Trade Organization: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, Second Sesson, on H.J. Res. 236, a Joint Resolution Providing for Membership and Participation by the United States in the International Trade Organization, and Authorizing an Appropriation Therefor
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accept action agree agricultural amendment American balance-of-payments barriers basis believe bilateral BOLTON BRISTOL BURLESON CARNAHAN presiding cartels Chairman KEE chief value commerce commitments committee concessions Conference Congress cooperation customs delegation dollars domestic economic development effect elimination escape clause exports fact favor foreign trade full employment FULTON funds GATT going Government Habana charter imports industry interests intergovernmental commodity agreements International Monetary Fund International Trade Organization ITO charter JAVITS JOHN KEE JUDD labor manufacturing manufacturing clause Marshall plan matter means measures member countries member nations ment negotiations nomic objectives obligation operation paragraph percent practices primary commodities principles problems procedures production proposed provisions question quotas ratified reduction referred relating representatives restrictions Secretary BRANNAN specially provided statement STRACKBEIN tariff things THORP tion Trade and Employment treaty United Nations United Nations Charter VORYS vote wheat WHIPPLE wholly world trade
Página 175 - With a view to the creation of conditions of stability and well-being which are necessary for peaceful and friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples, the United Nations shall promote: a.
Página 524 - Government to use all practicable means consistent with its needs and obligations and other essential considerations of national policy, with the assistance and cooperation of industry, agriculture, labor, and State and local governments, to coordinate and utilize all its plans, functions, and resources for the purpose of creating and maintaining, in a manner calculated to foster and promote free competitive enterprise and the general welfare, conditions under which there will be afforded useful...
Página 61 - Application thereof, together with the Final Act Adopted at the Conclusion of the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Employment which authenticated the texts of the said general agreement and the said protocol; 4. WHEREAS by Proclamation No. 2761A of December 16, 1947
Página 522 - 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 212 - ... (i) the highest comparable price for the like product for export to any third country in the ordinary course of trade, or (ii) the cost of production of the product in the country of origin plus a reasonable addition for selling cost and profit.
Página 176 - Nations shall promote: a. higher standards of living, full employment, and conditions of economic and social progress and development; b. solutions of international economic, social, health, and related problems; and international cultural and educational co-operation; and c. universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion.
Página 156 - Organization to prevent, on the part of private or public commercial enterprises, business practices affecting international trade which restrain competition, limit access to markets, or foster monopolistic control...
Página 505 - To that end they shall include provision for agreed action by the United States of America and the United Kingdom open to participation by all other countries of like mind, directed to the expansion by appropriate international and domestic measures of production, employment, and the exchange and consumption of goods which are the material foundations of the liberty and welfare of all peoples; to the elimination of all forms of discriminatory treatment in international commerce, and to the reduction...
Página 686 - Perfumery, including cologne and other toilet waters, articles of perfumery, whether in sachets or otherwise, and all preparations used as applications to the hair, mouth, teeth, or skin...
Página 204 - The contracting parties recognize that internal taxes and other internal charges, and laws, regulations and requirements affecting the internal sale, offering for sale, purchase, transportation, distribution or use of products, and internal quantitative regulations requiring the mixture, processing or use of products in specified amounts or proportions, should not be applied to imported or domestic products so as to afford protection to domestic production.