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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States diplomatic papers, 1937. The British Commonwealth, Europe, Near East and Africa

Yugoslavia,   pp. 584-595 ff. PDF (4.3 MB)

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able since a limitation of imports from the United States to the
amount imported in 1935, although it would involve a considerable
improvement over the present unsatisfactory treatment, would never-
theless fall considerably short of restoring to the United States the
relative share in the trade which it enjoyed in 1935. Hence it is
felt that the quota on automobiles should be increased substantially
in such manner that the United States may enjoy more nearly the
same relative share of the trade as it enjoyed in 1935.
  The Government of the United States would appreciate sym-
pathetic consideration of these suggestions by the Yugoslav Govern-
  In connection with these proposals the Government of the United
States invites attention to the fact that under the arrangement sug-
gested by the Government of Yugoslavia American exports of con-
trolled articles would be rigidly limited. Yugoslavia on the other
hand now enjoys full opportunity to participate in the expanding
market of the United States, an expansion which is likely to be in-
treasingly great as the comprehensive trade-agreements program on
which this Government has embarked continues to develop.
  WASHINGTON, December 15, 1937.

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