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228 Cabinet Decision 879(M)

25th July, 1957


Without memorandum: Agreement on Commerce between Australia and

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

1 A reply dispatched the following day (Cablegram 220) confirmed
that the existence of confidential minutes had not been disclosed
to any other government and that it was not proposed to do so.

[AA : A4926, VOLUME 29]
Last Updated: 11 September 2013
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