U.S. approach to 1982 meeting of world trade ministers on the GATT hearing before the Subcommittee on International Trade of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, ninety-seventh Congress, second session, March 1, 1982 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on International Trade.

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  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade -- (1947),
  • Commercial treaties,
  • Foreign trade regulation -- United States,
  • Tariff -- United States,
  • Reciprocity (Commerce)

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