19 U.S. Code § 2502 - Congressional statement of purposes

The purposes of this Act are—
(1) to approve and implement the trade agreements negotiated under the Trade Act of 1974 [19 U.S.C. 2101 et seq.];
(2) to foster the growth and maintenance of an open world trading system;
(3) to expand opportunities for the commerce of the United States in international trade; and
(4) to improve the rules of international trade and to provide for the enforcement of such rules, and for other purposes.

Source

(Pub. L. 96–39, § 1(c),July 26, 1979, 93 Stat. 146.)
References in Text

This Act, referred to in provision preceding par. (1), is Pub. L. 96–39, July 26, 1979, 93 Stat. 144, known as the Trade Agreements Act of 1979. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see References in Text note set out under section 2501 of this title and Tables.
The Trade Act of 1974, referred to in par. (1), is Pub. L. 93–618, Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 1978, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 12 (§ 2101 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see References in Text note set out under section 2101 of this title and Tables.

 

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