Imports study

Patrick Crow Washington, D.C. The U.S. Commerce Department is conducting an inquiry, under Sect. 232 of the Trade Expansion Act, to determine if rising imports of crude and products threaten national security. Commerce Sec. William Daley has pledged to expedite the process and report to the White House by July 26. There's no suspense about the ultimate conclusion. Similar investigations in 1975, 1979, 1988, and 1995 found rising imports were a national security threat then, and U.S. dependence on foreign crude is even higher today. The key question is what actions the Clinton administration will propose. If the study determines impo...

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