Before the United States International Trade Commission: Petition of the American Footwear Industries Association

by Council on Wage and Price Stability on December 7, 1976
by Council on Wage and Price Stability

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (the “Council”) hereby submits its comments on the reopening of the investigation under section 201(b)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974 relating to footwear. The footwear case was originally instigated by a petition of the American Footwear Industries Association and other parties for import relief under Title II of the Trade Act of 1974, 19 U.S.C. Section 2101 et seq.  The specific relief requested by the petitioners was quantitative restrictions on nonrubber footwear–on a product-byproduct, country-by-country, and pairage basis–that would limit the importation of foreign footwear to levels that prevailed at the end of the 1968 Kennedy round of tariff reductions.

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