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U.S. trade policy toward Southeast Asia and Oceania

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

U.S. trade policy toward Southeast Asia and Oceania

hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, June 25, 2003.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ASEAN.,
  • Customs unions.,
  • Asia, Southeastern -- Commercial Policy.,
  • Asia, Southeastern -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.,
  • Oceania -- Commercial Policy.,
  • Oceania -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Asia, Southeastern.,
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Oceania.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17722799M
    ISBN 100160707641

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