Reciprocal Trade Agreements Program: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Session, on the Operation of the Trade Agreements Act and the Proposed International Trade Organization, Parts 1-2
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - United States - 1731 pages
Hearings on reciprocal trade agreements program impact on various U.S. industries.
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