Memorandum From the President on United States-People's Republic of China Trade Relations
Presidential Determination No. 80-3
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Subject: Determination under Section 405(a) of the Trade Act of 1974—People's Republic of China
Pursuant to the authority vested in me under the Trade Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-618, January 3, 1975; 88 Stat. 1978) ("the Act"), I determine, pursuant to section 405 (a) of the Act, that the Agreement on Trade Relations between the United States of America and the People's Republic of China will promote the purposes of the Act and is in the national interest.
On my behalf, please transmit this determination to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and to the President of the Senate.
This determination shall be published in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
Jimmy Carter, Memorandum From the President on United States-People's Republic of China Trade Relations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248886