Common Market: Chicken Armistice

For an issue that involves barely 1% of U.S. exports to the Common Market, the chicken-tariff war has produced a ridiculous number of international conferences, alarming statements and bad gags. Last week truce was declared. After a final all-night session, bargainers in Brussels agreed to submit the disputed facts to arbitration. In the next three weeks, a panel chosen from nations not involved will determine exactly how much of U.S. chicken exports to the Common Market have been affected by the restrictions of the Six. The U.S. claims that the loss is $46 million a year, the Europeans that it...

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