TRADE (TA)

 

A primary category containing information pertaining to international trade, tariff and quotas or other restrictions on imports into the United States and its possessions, exports and export licenses form the United States, the Antidumping Act, reciprocal trade agreements.

 

Subject categories and sub-categories fully available for research are bolded. Closed categories and sub-categories have a simple phrase describing their contents.

 

DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

 

File Code Description

 

TA Trade

 

TA001 Boycotts Embargoes

 

TA002 Buy American program

 

TA003 Exports

 

TA004 Tariffs Imports

 

TA004-01 Chemicals and Allied Products, Trade

TA004-02 Coal, Trade

 

TA004-03 Food and Kindred Products, Trade

 

TA004-04 Furniture Fixtures Trade

 

TA004-05 Instruments and Related Products, Trade

 

TA004-06 Lumber Wood Paper

 

TA004-07 Machinery, (Motors) Trade

 

TA004-08 Metal Products Trade

 

TA004-09 Miscellaneous Manufacturers Trade

 

TA004-10 Ordnance and Accessories Trade

 

TA004-11 Petroleum (Gas Oil)

 

TA004-12 Plastics Rubber Tires Leather Products

 

TA004-13 Stone Clay and Glass Products

 

TA004-14 Textiles Apparel

 

TA004-15 Tobacco Trade (.6 ft)

A secondary subject category containing memos, correspondence, and reports re: the International Trade Commission investigations of certain tobacco imports; requests for emergency relief re tobacco imports; Japan-U.S. cigarette trade; proposal to eliminate tariffs on certain tropical products e.g. tobacco and cigarettes.

 

TA004-16 Transportation Equipment Trade (Finished Product)

 

TA005 Trade Agreements

 

TA006 Trade Centers Fairs and Missions