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[75 Stat. 1103]
[75 Stat. 1103]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75 STAT.]

PROCLAMATION 3431—SEPT 18, 1961

1103

scribed In the first item 412 in Part I of Schedule XX (Annecy-1949), effective ^4 Stat. A4OI. after the close of business December 9, 1957; 6. WHEREAS Article XIX of the General Agreement provides for consul- 6i Stat. A58. tation with those other contracting parties having a substantial interest as exporters of products with respect to which action has been taken under that Article with a view to agreement being reached among all interested contracting parties; 7. WHEREAS reasonable public notice of the intention to conduct tradeagreement negotiations with the Government of Sweden, which is a contracting party to the General Agreement having a substantial interest as an exporter, was given, the views presented by persons interested in such negotiations were received and considered, and information and advice with respect to such negotiations were sought and obtained from the Departments of State, Agriculture, Commerce, and Defense, and from other sources; 8. WHEREAS, pursuant to section 3 (a) of the Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1951, as amended (19 U.S.C. § 1360 (a)), the President transmitted to the United States Tariff Commission for investigation and report a list of all articles imported into the United States of America to be considered for possible modification of duties and other import restrictions, imposition of additional import restrictions, or continuance of existing customs or excise treatment in the trade-agreement negotiations with the Government of Sweden, and the Tariff Commission made an investigation in accordance with section 3 of the said Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1951, as amended, and thereafter reported to him its determinations made pursuant to such section within the period specified therein; 9. WHEREAS I have found as a fact that, in the circumstances recited above, existing duties or other import restrictions of the United States of America