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 211 - 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 45 - ... 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 29 - ... 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 69 - ... 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 206 - ... extremely important that any amendment to the Antidumping Act should avoid creating obstacles to fair, competitive, international trade. Any amendment which results in this would be contrary to our own national interests ; it would be contrary to the policies of both of our great political parties ; and it would be contrary to the interests of the American people. Under existing law, as I have said, special antidumping duties can be imposed only (1) if the Treasury Department finds that a class...
Page 57 - Schoeppel, it is a great privilege for me to be here this morning and I am grateful for the opportunity to do so.
Page 75 - 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...