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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

102 STAT. 1273

"(vi) the economic growth rates, "(vii) the deficit or surplus in the fiscal budget, and "(viii) the impact on United States trade of market barriers and other unfair practices, of countries that are major trading partners of the United States, including, as appropriate, groupings of such countries; "(B) projections for each of the economic factors described in suljparagraph (A) (except those described in clauses (v) and (viii)) for each of the countries and groups of countries referred to in subparagraph (A) for the year in which the report is submitted and for the succeeding year; and "(C) conclusions and recommendations, based upon the projections referred to in subparagraph (B), for policy changes, including trade policy, exchange rate policy, fiscal policy, and other policies that should be implemented to improve the outlook. "(2) To the extent that subjects referred to in paragraph (1) (A), (B), or (C) are covered in the national trade policy agenda required under subsection (a)(l)(B) or in other reports required by this Act or other law, the Trade Representative and the Secretary of the Treasury may, as appropriate, draw on the information, analysis, and conclusions, if any, in those reports for the purposes of preparing the report required by this subsection. "(3) The Trade Representative and the Secretary of the Treasury shall consult with the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in the preparation of each report required under this subsection. "(4) The Trade Representative and the Secretary of the Treasury may separately submit any information, analysis, or conclusion referred to in paragraph (1) to the Committees in confidence if the Trade Representative and the Secretary consider confidentiality appropriate. "(5) After submission of each report required under paragraph (1), the Trade Representative and the Secretary of the Treasury shall consult with each of the Committees with respect to the report. "(c) ITC REPORTS.—The United States International Trade Commission shall submit to the Congress, at least once a year, a factual report on the operation of the trade agreements program.".

Subtitle G—Tariff Provisions PART 1—AMENDMENTS TO THE TARIFF SCHEDULES OF THE UNITED STATES SEC. 1701. REFERENCE.

Whenever in this part an amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal of, a schedule, headnote, item, the Appendix, or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to a schedule, headnote, item, the Appendix, or other provision of the Tariff Schedules of the United States.