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50 PUBLIC TREATIES. description imported under the flag of the United States into Belgium, from other countries than the United States, shall pay no other or higher duties whatsoever than if they had been imported under the dag of the foreign nation most favoured, other than that of the country from which the importation is made. Aazrrorn IX. Export duties. Articles of every description, exported by Belgian vessels, ot by those of the United States of America, from the ports of either country to any country whatsoever, shall be subjected no other duties or formalities than such as are required for exportation under the flag of the country where the shipment is made. Anrremr X, b mmzm “"°"‘ All premiums, drawbacks, or other favours of like nature, which may °°k°’ be allowed in the States of either of the contracting parties, upon goods imported or exported in national vessels, shall be likewise, and in the same manner, allowed upon goods imported directly from one of the two countries by its vessels into the other, or exported from_ one of the two countries by the vessels of the other to any destination whatso ever. Anrronn XI. Wi md ¤•h¤¤’i¤¤- The preceding articleis, however, not to apply to the importation of salt, and of the produce of the national fisheries; each of the two parties reserving to itself the faculty of granting special privileges for the importation of those articles under its own dag. Anrrom XIL "l;:f:_°“"m¥ °*` The high contracting parties agree to consider and to treat as Belgian vessels, and as vessels of the United States, all those which, being provided by the competent authority with a passport, sea-letter, or any other sufficient document, shall be recognized conformably with existing laws as national vessels in the country to which they respectively ong. Anrrcm XIH. Duties on si-. Belgian vessels and those of the United States ma couformabl . P yr Y

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"""“"’K °“ l’°°’d· such parts of their cargoes as may be destined for a foreign country; and such parts shall not be subjected, either while they remain on board, or upon reexportation, to any charges whatsoever other than those for the prevention of smuggling, Aarrcnn XIV. W ¤ F ¤ I- ¤ ¤ ¤ • During the period allowed by the laws of the two countries respect- °]“'g°'· ‘“· ively for the warehousing of goods, no duties, other than those of watch and storage, shall be levied upon articles brought from either country into the other, while awaiting transit, re-exportation, or entry for consumption. Such goods shall in no case be subject to higher warehouse charges or to other formalities than if they had been imported under the flag of the country. Anrrcm XV. wF•3;¤r¤ srrsntod In all that relates to duties of customs and navigation, the two high w;’0m:’c';';f::;_“ contracting parties promise, reciprocally, not to grant any favour, privilege, or immunity to any other State, which shall not instantly become