The best way for U.S. allies to close dangerous dollar gaps in their economies is to sell more of their goods in the vast U.S. market. EGA officials and U.S. industrialists have long preached the need for Europeans to look for new ways of appealing to the U.S. consumers, thus earn dollars to help pay for heavy U.S. imports to their own countries. By last week it was clear that the American pep talks to Europeans had run into some embarrassing contradictions.

Turning the heat on the U.S. Tariff Commission, many U.S. manufacturers are asking and getting stiff tariff increases...

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