FRANCE: Tariff Deadlock

Warning. The U. S. Government last week answered the French tariff thesis (TIME, Sept. 19 et seq.) and sounded a note of warning against what it called "dis-crimination" against U. S. goods. The note gave a detailed explanation of the U. S. tariff law. It opposed firmly the principle of reciprocity and demanded that France grant the U. S. most-favored-nation treatment under pain of sanctions authorized by Article No. 317 of the Fordney-McCumber Tariff Act, which empowers the President to increase by 50% the duties on the goods of a nation...

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