46 U.S. Code § 55501 - Mobile trade fairs

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(a) In General.— The Secretary of Commerce shall encourage and promote the development and use of mobile trade fairs designed to show and sell the products of United States business and agriculture at foreign ports and at other commercial centers throughout the world where the operators of the fairs use, insofar as practicable, vessels and aircraft of the United States in transporting their exhibits.
(b) Technical and Financial Assistance.— When the Secretary determines that a mobile trade fair provides an economical and effective means of promoting export sales, the Secretary may provide to the operator of the fair—
(1) technical assistance and support; and
(2) financial assistance to defray certain expenses incurred outside the United States, except the cost of transportation on foreign vessels and aircraft.
(c) Use of Foreign Currencies.— To carry out this section, the President may use, in addition to amounts appropriated to carry out trade promotion activities, foreign currencies owned by or owed to the United States Government.


(Pub. L. 109–304, § 8(c),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1650.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
46 App.:1122b.
June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, § 212(B), as added Pub. L. 87–839, § 1, Oct. 18, 1962, 76 Stat. 1074; Pub. L. 89–66, July 7, 1965, 79 Stat. 211; Pub. L. 90–434, July 27, 1968, 82 Stat. 449; Pub. L. 100–418, title X, § 10003(a), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1572.


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