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West Germany chose not to seek a 'hard core' waiver 5 (BISD 8S/31-50) for its agricultural import practices Early Encounters: 1948-60 31 because it was unwilling to give 'any undertakings or assurances ... about future commercial policy as it affected agriculture'. No doubt many other countries, if pressed, would have had to say much the same, particularly those that, at the time, like West Germany, were turning their attention to the design of a common agricultural policy for the regional economic grouping taking shape in Europe.
It also examined the problems in world markets for particular commodities and the way these were influenced by national agricultural and trade policies. Its detailed reports confirmed the Haberler Committee's general findings on the extent of the protection provided in the industrialized countries, and described the country-specific ways in which this was done. However, by far the most important consultations (and confrontations) held under Committee II's auspices were those that concerned the evolution of the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Economic Community (EEC).
UN, 1947c) This was a blow to those countries that wanted international trade in commodities to be managed in ways that would provide 'adequate' prices for primary product exports and thereby redistribute global income and promote development. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was not intended to be a comprehensive trade agreement - that was the purpose of the Havana Charter which was expected to foiiow. Accordingly, the first draft of the Agreement made no reference to commodity trade at ali, and the General Agreement adopted in I 947 went no further than recognizing, in Article XX, as one of the several 'general exceptions' to the code of trade conduct, the right to use restrictive trade measures in pursuance of obligations under ICAs so long as the ICAs conform to internationaiiy agreed principles, that is, those set out in the ITO Charter's draft chapter on commodity agreements and the ECOSOC resolution.