Editorial Note

On December 24, 1953, President Eisenhower issued a proclamation making effective as of December 16 certain tariff concessions initially negotiated with Uruguay in 1949 within the framework of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, excluding the duty reductions provided for in the 1949 Agreement with respect to canned beef, pickled and cured beef and veal, and meat extract. For text of the proclamation and related press release of the same date, see Department of State Bulletin, January 11, 1954 pages 53–55.