U.S. exporters felt like a party guest who had been given a Mickey Finn and kicked down the stairs.

At the invitation of the Department of Commerce, some 400 exporters gathered in Washington last week to learn about the Government's export controls imposed on Jan. 2. For 1¼ hours, they sat in Commerce's walnut-paneled auditorium listening to an explanation of the new rules by Francis E. Mclntyre,.deputy director of the Office of International Trade. Just before the party ended, the exporters got a press release. It tersely announced that the program which they...

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