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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of International Sectoral Policy, Sectoral Trade Monitoring Division in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Tariff on footwear -- United States

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ContributionsUnited States. International Trade Administration. Sectoral Trade Monitoring Division
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14853172M

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