228 Cabinet Decision 879(M)
25th July, 1957
Without memorandum: Agreement on Commerce between Australia and Japan
Mr. McEwen outlined the provisions of this agreement. He explained the advantages which it ensured for the consolidation of Australia's export trade and the safeguards which it included for the protection of Australia's industries and trade pattern. He also described the changes in licensing procedure and in tariff arrangements which were the Japanese requirements in the negotiations.