Statement of purposes
The purposes of this chapter are, through trade agreements affording mutual trade benefits—
to stimulate the economic growth of the United States and maintain and enlarge foreign markets for the products of United States agriculture, industry, mining, and commerce;
to strengthen economic relations with foreign countries through the development of open and nondiscriminatory trading in the free world; and
to prevent Communist economic penetration.
[Pub. L. 87–794, title I, § 102], Oct. 11, 1962, [76 Stat. 872].)