Catalogue description Board of Trade and successors: Commercial Relations and Export Division: Registered Files (CRE (P, G & R suffix) Series)

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Reference: BT 241
Title: Board of Trade and successors: Commercial Relations and Export Division: Registered Files (CRE (P, G & R suffix) Series)
Description:

Registered files of the Commercial Relations and Export Division of the Board of Trade and its successors.

This series contains files relating to international trade policy and trade promotion. The files concern: foreign and commonwealth trade negotiations and agreements, including treaties; the membership of GATT and trade between GATT members; the European Economic Community; the European Free Trade Area; the United Nations Trade and Development Board; the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD); the economic policy measures of other countries which affect the UK; commercial agreements on quota arrangements and import-export facilities; economic boycotts and sanctions; import controls; model draft treaties; tariffs; market sharing agreement under US anti-trust legislation; extra-territoriality aspects of USA anti-trust investigation into international uranium cartel; international commodity policy; and specific commodities including cereals, coal and coke, cocoa, coffee, copper, cotton, fruit and vegetables, lead, meats, oil, oils and fats, pulp and paper, rubber, sugar, tea, tin, wool and zinc.

In 1948 a policy, general and record file series was created to run in parallel with the annual series of CRT (shortly to become CRE) files which continued.

Date: 1934-1987
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: CRE (P, G & R suffix) file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Board of Trade, Commercial Relations and Exports Department, 1949-1970

Department of Trade and Industry, Commercial Relations and Exports Department, 1970-1974

Physical description: 3297 file(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Department of Trade and Industry , from 1982

Accruals: Series is accruing

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