File No. 18643/15.
Ambassador Dudley to the Secretary of State.
Petropolis, January 17, 1910.
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith the list1 communicated to this Government, of articles of American production proposed for preferential treatment. Of those articles the following,1 when imported into Brazil during 1910, have been granted a reduction of 20 per cent from the general tariff rates by an executive decree of the 15th instant, a translation of which may be found herewith.
The effect of the decree is to add to our preferential list, as it has stood during the past few years, cement, dried fruits, alarm clocks, desks, corsets, and furniture for schools.
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