Executive 2000 pp. / General 200 pp.
Material on international trade in general, particularly information on the drafting and passage of the Trade Act of 1974, the subsequent implementation of the generalized system of preferences, and the withdrawal of trade benefits from Cambodia and Vietnam. Also included are reports on the balance of trade, information on ITC procedures and hearings and cross-references on presidential speeches and meetings on trade and other general trade and tariff matters.
TA 1: Boycotts - Embargoes
Executive 175 pp. / General 25 pp.
Material on actual or proposed United States trade embargo practices and foreign embargo practices in general, particularly restrictions on grain sales to the USSR, the Arab boycott of Israel, and foreign discrimination against Americans resulting from US trade sanctions. Not included is information on the Arab oil embargo and its consequences (see TA 1/CO 1 - Arabs).
TA 1/CO#: Boycotts - Embargoes/Country
Executive 425 pp. / General 325 pp.
Material on trade restrictions between the United States and specific countries. Included are considerable documentation on the US response to the Arab boycott of Israel and the Arab oil embargo; information on arms to Turkey and Egypt, the importation of Rhodesian chrome, trade with Vietnam and similar trade restriction matters. Arranged by country file codes.
TA 1/CO 1 (Arabs): Boycotts - Embargoes/Arabs
Executive 250 pp. / General 125 pp.
Material on the U.S. response to the Arab boycott of Israel and the Arab Oil embargo.
TA 1/CO 124: Boycotts - Embargoes/Rhodesia
Executive 4 pp. / General 100 pp.
Materials re the importation of Rhodesian chrome.
TA 1/CO 159: Boycotts - Embargoes/Egypt
Executive 9 pp. / General none
Material on arms sales to Egypt.
TA 1/CO 159: Boycotts - Embargoes/Egypt
Executive 75 pp. / General 11 pp.
Material from after the end of the Vietnam War concerning restrictions on trade with Vietnam.
TA 2: Buy American
Executive 20 pp. / General 1 p.
Material on the Buy American Act, including implementation and proposed amendments.
TA 3: Exports
Executive 1600 pp. / General 650 pp.
Material on United States policies on exports of food, munitions, nuclear material and other commodities, particularly information on legislation affecting commodity exports, export licensing and export monitoring activities of the federal government. Also included is material on various programs to promote foreign trade, especially Food for Peace (P.L. 480), Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC), and mutual security assistance.
TA 3/(Country #): Exports/ (Country)
Executive 1100 pp. / General 600 pp.
Material on exports of goods and services to specific countries. Included are information on the controversy surrounding the sale of grain, computers and other commodities to the Soviet Union, and restrictions on trade with Rhodesia, South Africa, India and other countries. Arranged by country file codes.
TA 4: Tariffs - Import s
Executive 400 pp. / General 75 pp.
Material on general tariff and import matters, particularly review and modification of the generalized system of preferences, imports of critical raw material, and legislation affecting imports and tariffs.
TA 4/19: Imports: Ordinance and Accessories
Executive 7 pp. / General 3 pp.
Items on imports and regulation of firearms.
TA 4/20: Imports: Food and Kindred Products
Executive 350 pp. / General 50 pp.
Material on imports of food products of a non-specific or general nature, particularly honey.
TA 4/20-1: Imports: Alcoholic and Other Beverages
Executive 120 pp. / General none
Material on imports of brandy and other beverages.
TA 4/20-2: Imports: Dairy Products
Executive 250 pp. / General 100 pp.
Material on imports of dairy products, particularly cheese from the European Economic Community and butterfat from New Zealand.
TA 4/20-3: Imports: Fruits and Vegetables
Executive 500 pp. / General 75 pp.
Material on imports of fruits and vegetables, particularly asparagus and mushrooms.
TA 4/20-4: Imports: Grain - Mill Products
Executive 400 pp. / General 250 pp.
Material on import quotas on sugar and other grain and mill products..
TA 4/20-5: Imports: Livestock - Animals
Executive 110 pp. / General 90 pp.
Material on restrictions on imports of exotic animals for zoos and pets, Canadian livestock, seal fur and other animals.
TA 4/20-6: Imports: Meat - Seafood - Poultry
Executive 950 pp. / General 250 pp.
Material on imports of frozen shrimp, Canadian beef, Australian beef through the Mayaguez, Puerto Rico free trade zone and other meat, seafood and poultry products.
TA 4/21: Imports: Tobacco Manufactures
Executive 50 pp. / General none
Material on imports of tobacco and tobacco products, particularly cigars.
TA 4/22: Imports: Textile Mill Products
Executive 700 pp. / General 14 pp.
Material on imports of textile mill products including cotton, silk and woolen fabrics, gloves and panty hose.
TA 4/23: Imports: Apparel and Related Products
Executive 80 pp. / General 13 pp.
Material on imports of pants, gloves, nurses caps and other types of apparel.
TA 4/24: Imports: Lumber and Wood Products
Executive 350 pp. / General 14 pp.
Material on imports of wood veneers and plywood door skins with two cross- references on imported palm oil.
TA 4/25: Imports: Furniture and Fixtures
Executive 11 pp. / General none
Material on imports and sales of convertible game tables.
TA 4/26: Imports: Paper and Allied Products
Executive 1 pp. / General none
One cross-reference on footwear imports.
TA 4/27: Imports: Printing and Publishing
No material was received in this category.
TA 4/28: Imports: Chemicals and Allied Products
Executive 250 pp. / General 1 pp.
Material on imports of a wide range of chemicals and chemical products, particularly iron blue pigments, and cross-references on imports of opiates and fireworks.
TA 4/29: Imports: Petroleum and Coal Products
Executive 1900 pp. / General 2400 pp.
Material on quotas, restrictions, taxes and fees on imports of crude and refined petroleum, liquefied natural gas and coal products. This category consists primarily of correspondence on problems associated with imports of foreign oil, including responses from Members of Congress and the public to the President's economic-energy proposals in his 1975 State of the Union message; conservation measures to decrease dependence on foreign oil, including Project Independence and the use of retreads as spare tires; anc cross-references on cargo-preference legislation, taxes on gasoline and gas rationing.
TA 4/30: Imports: Rubber and Plastic Products
Executive 10 pp. / General 18 pp.
Material on imports of rubber and plastic products, particularly letters from Members of Congress on relief of the domestic footwear industry.
TA 4/31: Imports: Leather and Leather Products
Executive 1500 pp. / General 60 pp.
Material on imports of leather and leather products, including correspondence from Members of Congress and reports from the ITC on relief of the domestic footwear industry.
TA 4/32: Imports: Stone Clay and Glass Products
Executive 375 pp. / General 30 pp.
Material on imports of granite, natural graphite, ceramic flatware and similar products.
TA 4/33: Imports: Primary Metal Products
Executive 325 pp. / General 40 pp.
Material on imports of minerals and primary metals, particularly zinc, copper, platinum, carbon and Rhodesian chrome and imports of specialty steel products.
TA 4/34: Imports: Fabricated Metal Products
Executive 1200 pp. / General 175 pp.
Material on imports of fabricated metal products, particularly specialty steel, Rhodesian chrome (Byrd amendment), flatware, cutlery, bolts and screws.
TA 4/35: Imports: Machinery
Executive 100 pp. / General none
Material on imports of all types of machinery except electrical, particularly machines for manufacturing paper and ball bearings and imports of Finnish icebreakers.
TA 4/36: Imports: Electrical Machinery
Executive 550 pp. / General 30 pp.
Material on imports of electrical machines, components, and products, including receiving tubes, capacitors, transistors and diodes, electronic calculators and remote-controlled garage door openers.
TA 4/37: Imports: Transportation
Executive 60 pp. / General 2 pp.
Material on imports of transportation products, including Finnish icebreakers; legislation affecting the importation of bicycle parts and open-top railroad hopper cars; and information on the dumping of foreign automobiles on the American market.
TA 4/38: Imports: Instruments and Related Products
Executive 25 pp. / General 10 pp.
Material on imports of opthalmic products and musical instruments and information on legislation affecting imports of watches and telescopes.
TA 4/39: Imports: Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Executive 550 pp. / General 50 pp.
Material on imports of miscellaneous manufactured products, particularly stainless steel flatware and zippers, but also crude feathers, brooms, kites, handbags, candles, athletic footwear and inked ribbons, with one cross- reference on imports of Finnish icebreakers.
TA 5: Trade Agreements
Executive 925 pp. / General 7 pp.
Material on implementation of the Trade Act of 1974, particularly the ITC Trade Agreements Program, Participation in Multilateral Trade Negotiations, and negotiations on specific commodity agreements, including wheat, coffee, tin and auto products; proclamations and other material on trade negotiations with Romania; and cross-references on cargo preference legislation and the Export-Import Bank.
TA 6: Trade Centers Fairs and Missions
Executive 100 pp. / General 10 pp.
Material on US participation in trade fairs, centers and missions in general, including reports on special international exhibitions, presidential messages for US exhibitions, and information on the International Petroleum Exhibition.
TA 6/(Country #): Trade Center Fairs and Missions/(Country)
Executive 40 pp. / General 10 pp.
Material on the Poznan Fair in Poland, Dakar International Fair in Senegal and Washington State's participation in the USSR Trade Fair, with cross-references on trade fairs and missions in China, Bulgaria and other nations. Arranged by country file codes.
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