Foreign trade zones (FTZ"s)
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Foreign trade zones (FTZ"s) hearing before the Commerce, Consumer, and Monetary Affairs Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, March 7, 1989. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Commerce, Consumer, and Monetary Affairs Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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  • Free ports and zones -- United States.

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Paginationiv, 343 p. :
Number of Pages343
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Open LibraryOL17673799M

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