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2742 TARIFF RELATIONS TREATY-CHINA. JULY 25,1928. _- = -lu=.IY,,--,2.'i=,,-,,19=28::.: . . . _ Treaty between tM Unitef1. State8 and Ohina regvlatitng tariff reUb- tiona. Signed at Peipilng, JvJ;y U, 1M!8,. ratification adviserFby the Senate, February 11, 19~9,' 1'a!tified by the President, February 13 19f9,' ratified by 0 M'lIa, N ovemher 30,·19138,. ratifications ewchlinged at W ClBhington, Febror.uJ.3"Y 130, 19f9,' proclaJi7rl.ed, February 133, 19Z9.

ijy THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION. C;:;TarmstroBot (talk) relations with WHEREAS a Treaty between the United States of America and Preamble. the Republic of China to regulate tariff relations was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Peiping on the twenty- fifth day of July, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-eight, the original of which Trea~y, being in the English and Chinese languages, is word for word as follows: Contracting Powers. Plenipotentiaries. TREATY REGULATING TARIFF RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE REPUBLIC OF OHINA. The United States of America and the RepUblic of China, both being animated by an earnest desITe to maintain the good relations which happily subsist between the two countries, and wishing to extend and consolidate the commercial intercourse between them, have, for the purpose of negotiating a treaty designed to facilitate these objectsJ named sa their Plenipotentiaries:- The Presiaent of the United States of America: J. V. A. MacMurray! Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Pleni. potentiary of the Uruted States of America to China; and the Government Council of the Nationalist Government of the RepUblic of China: T. V. Soong~ Minister of Finance of the Nationalist Government of the Repuolic of China; who, having met and duly exchanged their full powers which have been found to be in proper form, have agreed upon the following treaty between the two countries: ARTICLE I. vJt~aa ~t~ufl~ All provisions which appear in treaties hitherto concluded and in etc., in China an~ force between the United States of America and China relating to nUlled, lind tariff au- fdt' d 4-~ f hdidrbk tonomyelIectlve. rates 0 u y on unports an exporllO 0 merc an se, awacs, transit dues and tonnage dues in China shall be annulled and become inop'erative, and the principle of complete national tariff autonomy shall apply subject, however, to the condition that each of the High Contracting Parties shall enjoy in the territories of the other with respect to the above specified and any related matters treatment in no way discriminatory as compared with the treatment accorded to any other country. e:'~~itrm~rtstaJ:an~ The nationals of neither of the High Contracting Parties shall be uports. compelled under any pretext whatever to pay within the territories of the other Party any duties, internal charges or taxes upon their importations and exportations other or higher than those paid by nationals of the country or by nationals of any other country.