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NETHERLANDS-RECIPROCAL TRADE-DEC. 20, 1935 discriminatory treatment of American commerce or because of other acts or policies which in his opinion tend to defeat the purposes set forth in this section; and the proclaimed duties and other import re- strictions shall be in effect from and after such time as is specified in the proclamation. The President may at any time terminate any such proclamation in whole or in part." WHEREAS I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, have found as a fact that certain existing duties and other import restrictions of the United States of America and the Kingdom of the Netherlands are unduly burdening and restricting the foreign trade of the United States of America and that the purpose declared in the said Tariff Act of 1930, as amended by the said Act of June 12, 1934, will be promoted by a foreign trade agreement between the United States of America and Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands; WHEREAS reasonable public notice of the intention to negotiate such foreign trade agreement was given and the views presented by persons interested in the negotiation of such agreement were received and considered; WHEREAS, after seeking and obtaining information and advice with respect thereto from the United States Tariff Commission, the Departments of State, Agriculture, and Commerce, and from other sources, I entered into a foreign Trade Agreement on December 20, 1935, through my duly empowered Plenipotentiary, with Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands, through her duly empowered Pleni- potentiary, which Agreement, including four Schedules annexed thereto, in the English and Netherlands languages, is in words and figures as follows: 1505 Promotion of foreign trade. 48 Stat. 943. 19 U. S. C. §1351. Notice given. Trade agreement entered into. The President of the United States of America and Her Maj- esty the Queen of the Nether- lands, being desirous of improving and extending the commercial re- lations between the two countries by granting mutual and reciprocal concessions and advantages for the development of trade, have re- solved to conclude a Trade Agree- ment with that object and have appointed their respective Pleni- potentiaries, as follows: The President of the United States of America: Mr. Cordell Hull, Secretary of State of the United States of America, and Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands: Mr. Arnold Theodoor Lamping, Director of Trade Agreements, De President van de Vereenigde Staten van Amerika en Hare Ma- esteit de Koningin der Neder- anden, bezield met den wensch de handelsbetrekkingen tusschen beide landen te verbeteren en uit te breiden door elkander weder- keerige concessies en voordeelen ter ontwikkeling van den handel te verleenen, hebben besloten een Handelsverdrag te dien einde te sluiten en hebben tot Hunne wederzijdsche Gevolmachtigden benoemd, te weten: De President van de Vereenigde Staten van Amerika: den Heer Cordell Hull, Secre- taris van Staat van de Vereenigde Staten van Amerika, Hare Majesteit de Koningin der Nederlanden: den Heer Arnold Theodoor Lamping, Directeur van de Han- delsaccoorden, Purposes declared. Plenipotentiaries.