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61 S t a t, p. 3702.

PROCLAMATIONS—OCT. 4, 1951

P t. 4,

56 Stat., P t. 2, p. 1509.

46 Stat. 638. 19 U.S.C. § 1001, par. 778. 61 Stat., P t. 4, p. 3702.

48 Stat. 943. 19 U.S.C. § 1351.

Termination of proclamation of June 29, 1942. 56 Stat., P t. 2, p. 1509. Amendment of list. 62 Stat., P t. p. 1468. 46 Stat. 638. 19 U.S.C. p a r. 778.

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lute difference between the most-favored-nation rate for the like products existing on April 10, 1947, and the preferential rate likewise existing on that date with respect to such products of the Republic of Cuba; 4. WHEREAS it has been determined in accordance with paragraph 2 (c) (ii) of the said exclusive trade agreement that ginger root, candied, or otherwise prepared or preserved, was imported into the territory of the United States as a product of Cuba in some quantity during the calendar years 1937, 1939, 1944, or 1945; 5. WHEREAS the most-favored-nation rate for ginger root, candied, or otherwise prepared or preserved, existing on April 10, 1947, was 10 per centum ad valorem, which rate was established by the proclamation of June 29, 1942, mentioned in the first recital hereof, and the preferential rate likewise existing on that date with respect to such ginger root, the product of Cuba, was 8 per centum ad valorem, wherefore the absolute difference between this most-favored-nation rate and this preferential rate was 2 per centum ad valorem; 6. WHEREAS the termination of the said proclamation of June 29, 1942, pursuant to the notes exchanged between the Government of the United States and the Government of the Republic of Peru mentioned in the second recital hereof, will result in the restablishment as the most-favored-nation rate on ginger root, candied, or otherwise prepared or preserved, the rate of 20 per centum ad valorem provided for in paragraph 778 of the Tariff Act of 1930, and following such termination the rate of duty for such ginger root, the product of Cuba, conforming to the provisions of paragraph 2 (c) (ii) of the said exclusive trade agreement with Cuba will be 18 per centum ad valorem; and 7. WHEREAS I determine that the application of such rate of 18 per centum ad valorem to ginger root, candied, or otherwise prepared or preserved, the product of Cuba, on and after October 7, 1951, is required or appropriate to carry out the said exclusive trade agreement with Cuba: NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statutes, including the said section 350(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, do proclaim as follows: PART I That said proclamation of June 29, 1942, relating to the said trade agreement with the Republic of Peru, shall be terminated in whole on October 7, 1951. P A R T 11 That the list set forth in the ninth recital of the said proclamation of January 1, 1948, as amended and rectified, which list sets out the rates of duty applicable to certain products of the Republic of Cuba, shall be further amended by changing the rate in item 778 of such list, pertaining to ginger root, candied, or otherwise prepared or preserved, from " 8 % ad val." to "18% ad val." effective on and after October 7, 1951. I N W I T N E S S WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this Fourth day of October in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty-one and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-sixth. HARRY S TRUMAN By the President: JAMES E. W E B B

Acting Secretary of State.