FRANCE: Discrimination

Tariff Law. A staggering shock jarred the nerves of U. S. businessmen in Paris: the French government published the full text of its new general tariff law, wherein it was found that $80,000,000 worth of goods sold by the U. S. in France was subject to a maximum duty ranging from 100% to 13% higher than formerly.

Protest. At once there was a mighty shout and a stampede for the U. S. Embassy. Some businessmen laid the French action to a desire to secure the upper hand...

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