TITLE 19 - US CODE - SUBCHAPTER I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

19 USC 1801 - Statement of purposes

The purposes of this chapter are, through trade agreements affording mutual trade benefits
(1) to stimulate the economic growth of the United States and maintain and enlarge foreign markets for the products of United States agriculture, industry, mining, and commerce;
(2) to strengthen economic relations with foreign countries through the development of open and nondiscriminatory trading in the free world; and
(3) to prevent Communist economic penetration.

1802 to 1805. Repealed. Pub. L. 93618, title VI, 602(d), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2072

Section 1802, Pub. L. 87–794, title IV, § 401, Oct. 11, 1962, 76 Stat. 902, enumerated activities to be performed by heads of agencies in performing functions under Trade Expansion Act of 1962. Section 1803, Pub. L. 87–794, title IV, § 402, Oct. 11, 1962, 76 Stat. 902, required an annual Presidential report to Congress on trade agreement program and on tariff adjustment and other adjustment assistance. See section 2213 of this title. Section 1804, Pub. L. 87–794, title IV, § 403, Oct. 11, 1962, 76 Stat. 902, covered operations of United States Tariff Commission [now the United States International Trade Commission]. See section 2231 of this title. Section 1805, Pub. L. 87–794, title IV, § 404, Oct. 11, 1962, 76 Stat. 902, provided for separability of provisions of Trade Expansion Act of 1962. See section 605 of Pub. L. 93–618, set out as a note under section 2101 of this title, for provisions covering separability of various parts of Trade Act of 1974.

19 USC 1806 - Definitions

For purposes of this chapter
(1) Repealed. Pub. L. 93–618, title VI, § 602(d), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2072.
(2) The term duty or other import restriction includes
(A)  the rate and form of an import duty, and
(B)  a limitation, prohibition, charge, and exaction other than duty, imposed on importation or imposed for the regulation of imports.
(3) to (5) Repealed. Pub. L. 93–618, title VI, § 602(d), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2072.
(6) The term modification, as applied to any duty or other import restriction, includes the elimination of any duty.