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Reference FCO 82/299
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Visit of George Shultz, US Treasury Secretary, to the UK, 17-20 March (1973)
Description Brief for meeting with Mr George Shultz on the Jackson Amendment to the East/West Trade Relations Act, the level of US/EEC trade in the last 10 year, and the line taken by congressional critics of the EEC. Report on the International Currency crisis. Brief for the Prime Minister's meeting with Mr George Shultz, US Secretary to the Treasury on Trade problems, the US Trade Bill, background notes on the visit of Ambassador Peterson, Secretary of Commerce under the First Nixon Administration, the GATT negotiations, Mediterranean agreements and reverse preferences and the US/USSR trade agreement.
Date 1973
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United Kingdom, United States
Places Africa; Canada; Caribbean; Cyprus; Europe; France; Israel; Japan; Malta; Mediterranean; Soviet Union; Spain; United Kingdom; United States of America; Vietnam
People Brezhnev, Leonid; Connally, John B; Cromer, 3rd Earl of; Douglas-Home, Sir Alec; Shultz, George
Topics Agriculture; Arms; Balance of Payments; Bank of England; Communist; Congress; Council of Economic Advisers; Defence; Department of State; Disarmament; Draft; East-West relations; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Elections; Energy; European integration; Exports; Federal Reserve; foreign policy; Free trade; Group of Ten; Health; Japanese; North Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO); Oil; Payments; Price controls; Protectionism; Protectionist; Special Representative of Trade Negotiations; State Department; Tariffs; Taxation; Taxes; The Nine; Trade; Trade Bill; Trade policy; Trade unions; Treasury; Unemployment; Vice President; Wages; Welfare
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