Import Relief for U.S. Nonrubber Footwear Industry: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on International Trade of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, Second Session, June 22, 1984
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1985 - Boots - 221 pages
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Page 46 - ... Fourth, I have directed the Department of Agriculture to explore and make recommendations to eliminate or offset the cost to US mills of the adverse differential in raw cotton costs between domestic and foreign textile producers, "Fifth, I will shortly send to the Congress a proposal to permit industries seriously injured or threatened with serious injury as a result of increased imports to be eligible for assistance from the Federal Government.
Page 30 - ... the significant idling of productive facilities in the industry, the inability of a significant number of firms to operate at a reasonable level of profit, and significant unemployment or underemployment within the industry...
Page 26 - Commission shall promptly make an investigation to determine whether an article is being imported into the United States in such increased quantities as to be a substantial cause of serious injury, or the threat thereof, to the domestic industry producing an article like or directly competitive with the imported article.
Page 70 - ... being imported into the United States in such increased quantities as to be a substantial cause of serious injury or threat of serious injury to the domestic industry. (3) For purposes of paragraph (1), in determining the domestic industry producing an article like or directly competitive...
Page 61 - INC. Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee: Good morning. My name is Robert H.
Page 154 - ... of the oil price increase on all manufacturing industries was powerful and on auto production it was tremendous. Total auto sales fell, and domestic production and employment plunged even faster, each year from 1979 to 1982. In the wake of the domestic auto industry's 1979 collapse, the (JAW filed a petition for relief under Section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974. This section covers industries suffering injury from "fair" imports and allows tariff and/or quota relief.
Page 58 - Schoeppel, it is a great privilege for me to be here this morning and I am grateful for the opportunity to do so.
Page 76 - AFL-CIO, ON BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN FIBER, TEXTILE, APPAREL COALITION, THE AMERICAN IRON & STEEL INSTITUTE, THE LEATHER PRODUCTS COALITION, THE RUBBER & PLASTIC FOOTWEAR MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION, THE SPECIALTY STEEL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES, AND THE GROUP OF 33...