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Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 61 Part 1.djvu/960

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 520 -DEC. 17, 1947 into, subject to the limitations and provisions of this Act, between such country and the United States containing an undertaking by such country- (a) to make efficient use of any commodities made available under the authority of this Act and to take insofar as possible the economic measures necessary to increase its ability to achieve a self-sustaining economy; (b) to make, when any commodity which is not furnished on terms of repayment in dollars is made available under this Act, a commensurate deposit in the currency of such country in a special account under such general terms and conditions as may, in said agreement, be agreed to between such country and the Government of the United States, and to hold or use such special account for, and only for, such purposes as may be agreed to between such country and the Government of the United States, and under agreement by the government of the receiving country that any unencumbered balance remaining in such account on June 30, 1948, will be disposed of within such country for such purposes as may, subject to approval by Act or joint resolution of the Congress, be agreed between such country and the Govern- ment of the United States; (c) to give full and continuous publicity by all available media (including government press and radio) within such country, so as to inform the ultimate consumers, as to the purpose, source, character, and amounts of commodities made available under the authority of this Act; (d) to furnish promptly upon request of the President infor- mation concerning the method of distribution and use of com- modities made available under this Act, and to furnish on March 31, 1948, or as soon as practicable thereafter, information showing- (1) an itemized list of commodities made available with funds provided under this Act; (2) the total amount of money received by such country from the sale of commodities made available under this Act and the average price charged per unit for each commodity; (3) a detailed statement of the disposition of all money and other things of value received from the sale or transfer of any commodities made available under this Act; and (4) such other information concerning the distribution and use of commodities made available under this Act as may be requested by the President; (e) to make available to its people at reasonable prices, con- sistent with economic conditions in the recipient country, such commodities as it may sell under the terms of this Act; and, where necessary, to distribute to indigent and needy persons their fair share of all available food supplies; (f) to make all possible efforts to secure the maximum produc- tion and distribution of locally produced commodities, and not to permit any measures to be taken involving sale, distribution, or use of any commodities of the character covered in this Act which would reduce the locally produced supply of such commodities or the utilization of foreign sources of supply other than the United States; (g) to enter into specific agreements providing for such use, distribution, and sale of each classification of incentive goods, made available to it under the authority of this Act, as wil in- crease the production or distribution of locally produced com- modities referred to in paragraph (1) of section 3 (a); 936 [61 STAT.