GOVERNMENT: Aid for Trade

In its "trade, not aid" program, the Administration sounded an encouraging note. The President last week sent back to the Tariff Commission for further study its recommendation to double the 32½% tariff on imported screen-printed silk scarves—a trade which last year provided $520,000 of dollar income for Italy, $213,000 for France, $117,000 for the United Kingdom.

In his covering letter, President Eisenhower made it clear that he would grant no further tariff increases to any industry except in rare instances. Said he: "International conditions . . . demand our most earnest efforts to maintain friendly cooperation with other countries of the...

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