Statements by the Commission (16 to 18 August 1971)

On 16, 17 and 18 August 1971, the European Commission expresses its astonishment at the decision of American President, Richard Nixon, to suspend the convertibility of the dollar into gold and to introduce a 10% import surcharge.

Source and copyright

Source: Bulletin of the European Communities. September/October 1971, No 9/10. Luxembourg: Office for official publications of the European Communities.

Copyright: (c) European Union, 1995-2012

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