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America"s foreign trade policy and the GATT.

Raymond Vernon

America"s foreign trade policy and the GATT.

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Published by International Finance Section, Dept. of Economics and Sociology, Princeton University in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Organization),
  • United States -- Commercial policy.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEssays in international finance -- no. 21.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG136 .P7 no. 21
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14096288M
    LC Control Number54014490


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