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Unfair trade practices hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, on S. 986, a bill to amend Title 28 of the United States Code to expand the original jurisdiction of federal district courts in certain civil actions : January 10, 13, and 27, 1992, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Allentown, PA. by

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  • Dumping (International trade) -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Foreign trade regulation -- United States.,
  • Competition, Unfair.,
  • United States -- Commercial policy.

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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 102-803
LC ClassificationsKF26 .J8 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 443 p. :
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1457163M
ISBN 100160393213
LC Control Number93112295

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