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SECTION TEN.—ECONOMIC CLAUSES.

■ 1 .CUSTOMS. . s . ■ ._ — . i The treaty contains detailed provi- j sions for securing that Germany shall 1 not discriminate directly or indirectly f against the trade of the Allies and as- i sociate 1 countries. These provisions will ; remain in foroe for ,;iive years unless , extended by the Council of the League ( of Nations. Temporary provision is, , made for free entrance into Germany, ■ -up to a limited amount, of the pro- , ducts of Alsace-Lorraine, Luxembourg, and the German territory ceded to I'oland. The German import tarift applicable at the outset to Allied goods, will not exceed the lowest rates ot 1914. - After six months Germany will ■ be free to raise her tariff so long as it ', is impartially applied to all Allies, ex- j cept as regards a few specified articles,; mainly agricultural products, with re- ! "ard to which restrictions will extend : tor a further period of two and a-halt ; years. Power is reserved in case ot ne- | eessity to impose special customs regime in the occupied parts. i

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SECTION TEN.—ECONOMIC CLAUSES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9606, 10 May 1919

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SECTION TEN.—ECONOMIC CLAUSES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9606, 10 May 1919

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