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93d Congress 1,
1st Session I COMMITTEE PRINT

v LUATIO
REPORT OF THE U.S. TARIFF COMMISSION

TO THE

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

AND THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE

UNITED STATES SENATE

RUSSELL B. LONG, Chairman

MARCH 14, 1973

91-429 0

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CO.M:\!:ITTEE OX lt'INANCE

RUSSELL B.
HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia
VANCE HARTKE, Indiana
ABRAHAM RIBICOFF, Connecticut
HARRY F. BYRD, Virginia
GAYLORD NELSON, Wisconsin
W AI,TER F. MONDALE, Minnesota
MIKE GRAVEL, Alaska
LLOYD BENSTEN, Texas

LONG, Louisiana, Ci1air1na11
WALLACE F. BENNETT, Utah
CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska
PAUL F. FANNIN, Arizona
CLIFFORD P. 'HANSEN, Wyoming
ROBERT DOLE, Kansas
BOB PACKWOOD, Oregon
WILLIAM V. ROTH.JR., Delaware

Ttm VAIL, Chief Cou11Bel

l!ICHAEL STERN, AsBiBtant Chief Clerk

~UBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE

ABRAHAM RIBICOlt'F, Connecticut Chairman

HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgl.a PAUL J. lt'ANNIN, Arizona
GAYLORD NELSON, Wisconsin CLIFFORD P. HANSEN, Wyoming
RUSSELL B. LONG, Louisiana, ex officio WALLACE F. BENNETT, Utah, ex officio

ROBERT A. BEST, Profe88ional Staff

(II)

(l,000)

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Certain footwear, canned clams, and wool knit gloves.--In

addition to benzenoid chemicals, which are subject to A.111erican selling

price by statute, products entered under the TSUS.A numbers listed below

are subject to duty under the provisions of section 336 of the Tariff

Act of 1930 on the basis of the American selling price of like or

similar articles produced in the United States. The table shows the

TSUSA number, description, 1972 rate of duty, and quantity and value of

imports in 1971 for each TSUSA item subject to American selling price

under the provisions of section 336. Imports classified in 114.0500

and 704.5500 are valued under American selling price only if they are

nlike or similar 11 , whereas all imports classified in 700.6005-.6030 are

11like or similar" and are consequently valued under _A.merican selling

price. Imports classified in 114.0500 and 704.5500 which are not 11 like

or similar" are appraised under the regular valuation provisions.

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Articles, except benzenoid chemicals, subejct to ft.merican selling price:
TSUSA nu_mber, description, 1972 rate of duty, and U.S. imports for
consumption, 1971

TSU SA
nu."'llber Description

1972 rate
of

duty

114.0500: Clams, other razor

.
700.6005:

700.6015:

700.6025:

700.6030:

clams, in airtight
containers----------: 14% ad val.

Footwear with fabric
uppers and soles of
rubber or plastics,
like or similar to
U.S. footwear:

Oxford height:
For men, youths,

and boys-------: 20% ad val.
For women and

misses---------: 20% ad val.
For children and :

infants--------: 20% ad val.
Other-------------: 20% ad val.

704.5500: Wool knit gloves, val-: 30¢ per lb.
ued not over $1.75 + 26% ad
per dozen pairs-----: val.

Imports

. . .
;Quantity;Quantiti: Value

pOU.i."J.dS

1,000 : 1,000
units :dollars

3,172 2,122

pairs :13,876 16,887

7,688 pairs

pairs
pairs

doz.
pairs

9,358

3,506
1,734

0

2,310
2,080

0

Source: Compiled from official statistics of the U.S. Department of
Co!I1."'!1erce.

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Table R.~-U.S. general imports by selected commodity
groupings and methods of transportation, 1970

:All methods: :Percent:
Commodity group of trans- Vessel of Air

:Percent: : Percent
of Other of

portation total total total
Million
dollars

Grand total---------------------: 39,963.2

Food and live animals--------------:

Beverage and tobacco---------------:

Crude materials, except fuels -
inedible-------------------------:

Mineral fuels, lubricants and
related materials----------------:

Animal and vegetable oils and
fats-----------------------------:

Chemicals--------------------------:

Manufactured goods classified
chiefly by material--------------:

5,378.9

855.0

3,312.2

3,080.8

159.6

1,450.3

8,437.4

Machinery and transportation
equipment------------------------: 11,171.3

Miscellaneous manufactured
articles-------------------------: 4,843.9

Commodities and transactions
not classified according to
kind-----------------------------:

1/ Less than $100 thousand.
I/ Less than 0.1 percent.

1,273.8

Million :Million
dollars :dollars

24,783.3 02.0 :3,415.l

4,523.4 84.1 48.5

658.6 77 .0 7.5

1,918.6 57.9 79.l

2,057.4 66.8

158.5 99.3

966.9 66.7 122.0

5,549.3 65.8 405.3

5 ,611.4 50.2 :1,029 .2

3,090.0 63.8 :1,361.8

249.4 19 .6 361.8

Million
dollars

8.5 :11,764.8

.9

.9

2.4

]:_/

8.4

4.8

9.2

28.1

28.4

537.9

188.9

1,314.5

1,023.4

1.1

361.4

2,482.8

3,530.7

392.l

662.6

Source: Bureau of the Census, Highlights of U.S. Export and Import Trade, December 1970.

0

29.5

10.0

20.1

39.7

33.2

• 7

24.9

29.4

31.6

8.1

52.0

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