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Reference FCO 82/53
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Study of external policy of government of USA (Folder 2) (1971)
Description Interview with Peter G Peterson, Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs, on the question of whether the US will still be the leading economic power in 1980. White House strategy on international economic policy. Antitrust laws and trade. American jobs. International Monetary Situation. Report of the President's Commission on International Trade and Investment Policy. Nixon's advisers urge international trade talks. US trade policy, GATT, tariffs, EEC, US balance of payments. Correspondence between British officials on these subjects. US relations with Japan. Meeting of British officials at the Department of Trade and Industry and further meeting at the FCO chaired by F G Gallagher to discuss US Trade Policy, Balance of Payments problems and their implications.
Date 1971
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America
Countries United States, United Kingdom, Japan
Places Algiers; Asia; Britain; Canada; China; Europe; Geneva; Germany; Guatemala; Japan; Korea; Kuwait; Latin America; Lima; Mexico; Panama; Spain; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Connally, John B; Elliott, Anthony; Mills, Wilbur; Overton, Hugh; Peterson, Peter George
Topics Aid; Arms; Balance of Payments; Bank of England; British Embassy; Burden sharing; Common Agricultural Policy (CAP); Common Market; Communist; Congress; Council on International Economic Policy; Defence; Department of State; Draft; Economic policy; Economy; EDIP (NATO Defence Programme); Elections; Energy; Exports; foreign policy; Health; Inflation; International Economic Affairs; International Economic Policy; International Monetary Situation; Isolationism; Japanese; Ministry of Defence; Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR); North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Payments; Pollution; Protectionism; Protectionist; State Department; Tariffs; Taxation; Taxes; Textiles; Trade; Trade policy; Trade unions; Treasury; troops; Wages; Welfare; White House; withdrawal
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