Small Business Participation in ECA Program: Hearing Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, First Session ... June 6, 1949

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Page 1 - Business. — (a) Insofar as practicable and to the maximum extent consistent with the accomplishment of the purposes of this Act, the President shall assist American small business to participate equitably in the furnishing of commodities...
Page 1 - States and particularly to small independent enterprises, information, as far in advance as possible, with respect to purchases proposed to be financed with such funds, (2) by causing to be made available to prospective purchasers in the nations receiving assistance under this Act information as to commodities and services produced by small independent enterprises in the United States...
Page 1 - The Secretary of Defense shall assure that there is made available to suppliers in the United States, and particularly to small independent enterprises, information with respect to purchases made by the Department of Defense pursuant to part II, such information to be furnished as far in advance as possible.
Page 10 - Destinations published by the Office of International Trade of the United States Department of Commerce...
Page 28 - To canvass all possible dollar sources, including United States sources, in order to insure they are obtaining the lowest possible bids; and, (c) Certainly not to pay more from any dollar source than United States suppliers quote.
Page 1 - ... foregoing paragraph (1). Each report transmitted to the Congress under section 123 shall include a report of all activities under this subsection. Will you proceed, Mr. Hoffman? STATEMENT OF PAUL HOFFMAN, CHAIRMAN, ECONOMIC COOPERATIVE ADMINISTRATION Mr. HOFFMAN. I will be very glad to open this with a few remarks. In the first place I would like to make my own personal attitude, if I may, clear, as far as smaller enterprises are concerned. That is, that...
Page 10 - ... mind, the Department expressed the view that the missions should limit their operations during the transition period to the procurement of commodities necessary to meet essential civilian requirements for relief and rehabilitation. The Department also took the position that purchasing missions should use normal trade channels to the maximum extent practicable and that their purchasing methods should be in accord with commercial considerations. The governments having purchasing missions here were...

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