Executive Order 12649 -- Offsets in Military-Related Exports


August 11, 1988


By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2061 et seq.), and in order to provide for the performance of certain reporting functions with respect to the effect of offsets in international trade, it is hereby ordered that Executive Order No. 10480 of August 18, 1953, as amended, is further amended by deleting the text of Section 602(d)(2) of the Order and inserting in lieu thereof the following:


``(d)(2) In order to ensure that information gathered pursuant to this authority shall be subject to appropriate confidentiality protections, the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the United States Department of Commerce, which previously has been designated a `central collecting agency' in gathering this information under 44 U.S.C. 3509, is authorized pursuant to Section 705 of the Defense Production Act, as amended, to collect the information required for compilation of the data base to be used in preparation of the reports to Congress required by Section 309 of the Defense Production Act.''


Ronald Reagan


The White House,


August 11, 1988.


[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 10:58 a.m., August 12, 1988]