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July 20, 1999 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With no end in sight to an escalating trade battle, the Clinton administration said Monday that it will impose $116.8 million in tariffs aimed at punishing European countries for their ban on U.S. beef treated with growth hormones. The U.S. identified a hit list of products from France, Germany, Italy, Denmark and other members of the European Union that have shut their doors to the treated U.S. beef since 1989.
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July 20, 1999 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With no end in sight to an escalating trade battle, the Clinton administration said Monday that it will impose $116.8 million in tariffs aimed at punishing European countries for their ban on U.S. beef treated with growth hormones. The U.S. identified a hit list of products from France, Germany, Italy, Denmark and other members of the European Union that have shut their doors to the treated U.S. beef since 1989.
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February 17, 1990 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States and its major economic allies agreed in principle Friday to ease restrictions on the sale of sensitive technology to East European countries, but they remained sharply divided over how rapidly to relax the restraints. After a contentious two-day meeting, State Department officials announced that the Western governments had reached consensus on the need to liberalize current rules governing high-technology sales to the former East Bloc. The closed-door session was held in Paris.
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February 17, 1990 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States and its major economic allies agreed in principle Friday to ease restrictions on the sale of sensitive technology to East European countries, but they remained sharply divided over how rapidly to relax the restraints. After a contentious two-day meeting, State Department officials announced that the Western governments had reached consensus on the need to liberalize current rules governing high-technology sales to the former East Bloc. The closed-door session was held in Paris.
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December 17, 1989 | PETER S. RASHISH, PETER S. RASHISH, an independent writer and consultant in Washington, is a member of a panel of experts at the Center for Strategic and International Studies examining the economic and security implications of Europe 1992 on the United States
The Japanese buy a stake in the venerable Rockefeller Center. At almost the same moment, the Berlin Wall, symbol of East-West confrontation, comes crashing down.
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December 17, 1989 | PETER S. RASHISH, PETER S. RASHISH, an independent writer and consultant in Washington, is a member of a panel of experts at the Center for Strategic and International Studies examining the economic and security implications of Europe 1992 on the United States
The Japanese buy a stake in the venerable Rockefeller Center. At almost the same moment, the Berlin Wall, symbol of East-West confrontation, comes crashing down.
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