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Trading Blocs: States, Firms, and Regions in the World Economy Kerry A. Chase http://www.press.umich.edu/titleDetailDesc.do?id=133506 The University of Michigan Press

Index 309

trading blocs, 51–52, 103–4, 115, 132–33, 255–61; British interwar, 69–88; econ- omies of scale and, 25–30, 29; German interwar, 88–103; Japanese, 54–69, 222–23, 253–54; production sharing and, 31–33; proliferation of, 3–4, 4; trade protection in, 33–40; types of, 1n1; WTO and, 267–69. See also specific agreements, e.g., NAFTA Treaty of Paris (1951), 144 Treaty of Rome (1957), 144, 261 Truman, Harry, 108, 128 Turkey, 166, 172–73 Typewriter Manufacturers Export Associ- ation, 117, 124–25, 124 typewriters. See office equipment Tyson, Laura, 169

Udagawa, Masaru, 67 Unilever PLC, 155 unions. See labor unions United Automobile Workers (UAW), 140n31, 214–15, 246 United Kingdom (UK), 69–88; exporting and import-competing industries of, 75–83; scale of industry in, 71–81, 73, 74; tariffs instituted from 1915 to 1936 by, 85, 86. See also Imperial Preference United Nations Center on Transnational Corporations (UNCTC), 145, 149 United States (U.S.), 105–42, 181–221; branch plant movement in, 133–37, 189–90; domestic coalitions in, 126–32, 132; European competitive- ness and, 148–49; Marshall Plan of, 109, 144; post-WWII reconstruction and, 107–9; scale of industry in, 119–21, 120; tariff analysis of, 130–32,

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      See also NAFTA

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    S. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, 133

Usinor SA, 160–61, 174 U.S. International Trade Commission

(USITC), 192, 202, 213, 261, 267 U.S. Steel Corporation, 72–73, 141

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    S. Tariff Commission (USTC), 58, 202, 216; on branch plants in Canada, 135; on Germany’s New Plan, 89, 102; on MFN status, 106

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    S. Trade Representative (USTR), 184, 202, 206, 211, 216

value-added taxes (VAT), 155 Verband der Chemischen Industrie, 162 Vereinigte Stahlwerke AG, 72, 90 videocassette recorders (VCRs), 44; Euro-

pean market for, 147, 154, 164, 170– 76, 263–64; Japanese production of, 225, 237–38. See also electronics indus- try; televisions Vietnam, 55, 239 Viner, Jacob, 3, 7–8 Volkswagen AG, 19, 140; Canada and,

183, 191; European market and, 151, 160, 163, 164; Mexican production of, 198, 265 voluntary export restraints (VERs): Eu-

ropean market and, 162–64, 166–79; Japanese automakers and, 241, 264–65; North American market and, 210 Volvo AB, 151, 159, 243, 245 Vorwerk, Hans-Gunther, 161n14

Wan, H. Y., 7 Wells, Louis T., Jr., 38 Westinghouse Electric Corporation, 122,

123 Whirlpool Corporation, 29, 209 Wilson, Joan, 127 Work Glove Manufacturers Association,

212–13 World Economic Conference (1933), 107 World Trade Organization (WTO), 10,

182, 255, 258; IT trade and, 240; on Japanese agricultural imports, 250–51; regional arrangements and, 1, 14, 267–69; TRIMs and, 32

Yamaha Corporation, 241, 245 Yamamura, Kozo, 227, 236–37, 250 Yamazawa, I., 69

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