January 1984
Foreign Affairs;1984 Special Issue, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p777
This article presents a chronology of events in 1983. United States President Ronald W. Reagan named Elizabeth Dole to succeed Drew Lewis as Secretary of Transportation on January 5. The Secretary of Health and Human Services Richard S. Schweiker resigned on January 11. Senator John Tower announced his intention to retire in 1984. The Labor Department announced plan to count military personnel in U.S. employment statistics. Ten major industrial nations agree to make available $20-billion fund to replenish International Monetary Fund lending resources in order to meet high demand for new loans by Third World borrowers. The British National Oil Company proposed North Sea oil price cuts of $.50-.75 per barrel. The American Motors Corp. and China signed an agreement on the joint production of jeeps at a plant in Beijing, China.


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