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[82 STAT. 1457]
[82 STAT. 1457]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PROCLAMATION 3822-DEC. 16, 1967

(b) Section 218 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. IS?,,']), by virtue of the fact that, after being advised by the Tariff Commission pursuant to that section, the President, prior to entering into the trade agreement identified in the seventh recital of this proclamation, determined, pursuant to that section, that the article was a tropical agricultural or forestry commodity, that the like article Avas not produced in significant quantities in the United States, and that the European Economic Community made a commitment with I'espect to duties or other import restrictions applicable to such article which is likely to assure access to its markets under the conditions set forth in that section; (c) Section 254 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 18.S4), by virtue of the fact that the President determined, pursuant to that section, that the decrease authorized by that section will simplify the computation of the amount of duty imposed with respect to the article; and (d) Section 203 of the Tariff Classification Act of 1962, as amended (76 Stat. 882), Section 2(b) of Public Law 89-204 (79 Stat. 839), Section 3(a) of the Tariff Schedules Technical Amendments Act of 1965 (79 Stat. 933), Section 4 of Public Law 89-388 (80 Stat. 110), and Section 1 of Public Law 90-14 (81 Stat. 14); 9. WHEREAS, in the case of each decrease in duty of the type specified in clause (a) or (c) of the eighth recital of this proclamation which involves the determination of the 'ad valorem equivalent of a specific rate of duty, and in the case of each modification in the form of an import duty, the Tariff Commission determined, pursuant to Section 256(7) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1886(7)) and in accordance with Section 5(a) of Executive Order No. 11075 of January 15, 1963 (48 C F R 1.5(a)), and at the direction of the President, the ad valorem equivalent of the specific rate or the specific equivalent of the ad valorem rate, as the case may be, on the basis of the value of imports of the article concerned during a period determined by it to be representative, utilizing, to the maximum extent practicable, the standards of valuation contained in Section 402 or 402a of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1401a or 1402) applicable to such article during such representative period; 10._ WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 201(a)(2) of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962,1 determine that the modification or continuance of existing duties or other import restrictions and the continuance of existing duty-free or excise treatment hereinafter proclaimed are required or appropriate to carry out the trade agreement identified in the seventh recital of this proclamation and related parts of other agreements; and 11. WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 304(a)(3)(J) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1304(a)(3)(J)) and Section 258 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. 1888), I find that the suspension of the effectiveness of the proviso to Section 304(a)(3)(J), with respect to the marking of the articles provided for in headnote 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 of the Tariff Schedules of the United States (added thereto by Section A of Annex II to this proclamation), is required to carry out the trade agreement identified in the seventh recital of this proclamation:

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7o Stat. 943.

76 Stat. 872.

52 Stat. 1077. 76 Stat. 882.