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Memorandum Establishing the President's Interagency Committee on Export Expansion.

December 20, 1973

Memorandum for:

The Secretary of Agriculture

The Secretary of Commerce

The Secretary of Labor

The Secretary of Transportation

Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs

Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

Deputy Secretary of Defense

Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division

President, Export-Import Bank of the United States

Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission

Special Representative for Trade Negotiations

Director, Office of Management and Budget

Executive Director, Council on International Economic Policy

This memorandum establishes the?resident's Interagency Committee on Export Expansion, which will report to :he President through the Council on International Economic Policy. The Secretary of Commerce will serve as Chairman with the other addressees as members. The President's Interagency Committee on Export Expansion will ensure chat programs and policies that affect the United States export performance are coordinated and operate effectively to achieve common Objectives.

The Committee will identify, evaluate and make recommendations concerning impediments to U.S. exports, especially those which are under Federal control. It will also consider analysis of other aspects of the U.S. export performance such as the ongoing interagency evaluation of U.S. export promotion programs chaired by OMB.

The Committee will submit within 90 days its first report on recommendations concerning impediments to U.S. exports.


Note: On the same day, the President signed Executive Order 11753, establishing the President's Export Council to "serve as a national advisory body to the President on export expansion activities."

The White House also released an announcement of the appointment of 22 members to the Council. The announcement is printed in the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (vol. 9, P. 1475).

Richard Nixon, Memorandum Establishing the President's Interagency Committee on Export Expansion. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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