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3876 RECIPROCAL TRADE-COLOMBIA. discriminatory treatment of American commerce or because of other acts or polieies which in his opinion tend to defeat the purposes set forth in this section; and the proclaimed duties and other import restrictions 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." trJ'J:motion of foreign \VlIEREAS I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, have found as a fact that certain existing duties find other import restrictions of the United States of America and the Republic of Colombia are unduly burdening and restricting the foreign trnde of the United States of Ameriea and that the purpose 48:o~'~J: p. j{))o;; Vol. declared in the said Tariff Act of 1930, as amended by the said Act if. s. c., p. !l7U. of June 12, 1934, will be promoted by il foreign trnde agree='lent between the United States of America and the Republic of Colombia; Notk'tlgi\·en. '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; agreement en- "\VHEREAS, after seeking and obtaining information and ad,;ce tered into. Purposes declared. with respect thereto from the United Stat(~s Tariff Commission, the Departments of State, Agriculture, and Commerce, and from other sources, I entered into a foreign trade agreement on September 13, 1935, through my duly empowered Plenipotentiary, with the President of the Republic of Colombia, through his duly empowered Pleni- potentiary, which Agreement, including two Schedules, annexed thereto, all in the English and Spanish languages, is in words and figures as follows: The President of the United States of Amerira and the Presi- dent of the Republic of Colombia, desiring to strengthen the tradi- tional bonds of friendship between the two countries by granting mu- tual advantages for the promo- tion of reciprocal trade and for the general expansion of interna- tional'trade, have decided to con- clude a trade agreement and for that purpose have appointed their Plenipotentiaries as follows: The President of the United States of America: Cordell Hull, Secretary of State of the United States of America; The President of the RepubHc of Colombia: Senor Don Miguel Lopez Pumarejo, Envoy Extraor- dinary and Minister Plenipoten- tiary of the Republic of Colom- bia to the United States of America, Who, after having exchanged their full powers, found to be in El Presidente de los Estados Unidos de America v el Presidente de la Republica "de Colombia, deseando fortalecer los lazos tradi- cionalcs de amistad entre los dos paises por medio de la concesi6n de ventajas mutuas para el fomen- to del comercio reciproco y para la expansi6n general del comercio int<>rnacional, han decidido con- cluir un conv('nio comercial, y para ese fin han design ado sus plenipoteneiarios, asi: El Presid('nte de los Estados Unidos de America: al senor Cor- dell Hull, Sc('retario de Estado de los Estados Unid~s de America; El Presidente de la Republica de Colombia: al s('nor don Miguel Lopez Pumarejo, Envia(io Extra- ordinario y Ministro Plenipoten- ciario de lu Republica de Colom- bia en los Estados Unidos de America, Los cuales, despues de haber canjeado sus plenos poderes, y de