Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Public Comment on a Commercial Availability Request Under the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2017-10360
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-22
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Government of the United States received a request from the Government of Bahrain, submitted on March 23, 2017, to initiate consultations under Article 3.2.3 of the USBFTA. The Government of Bahrain is requesting that the United States and Bahrain (``the Parties'') consider revising the rules of origin for certain knit and woven apparel to address availability of supply of certain knit and woven fabrics in the territories of the Parties. The President of the United States may proclaim a modification to the USBFTA rules of origin for textile and apparel products after the United States reaches an agreement with the Government of Bahrain on a modification under Article 3.2.5 of the USBFTA to address issues of availability of supply of fibers, yarns, or fabrics in the territories of the Parties. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether certain knit and woven fabrics can be supplied by the U.S. domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2017-09430
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-10
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain two-way stretch polyester/rayon/ spandex twill weave fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2017-08278
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-25
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain woven modal-polyester print fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (“U.S.-Colombia TPA”)
Document Number: 2016-28596
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-28
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain 100% rayon twill challis fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the territory of either the United States or Colombia. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3-B of the U.S.-Colombia TPA in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2016-18345
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain two-ply polyester yarn, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2016-11617
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-17
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain warp stretch woven rayon blend fabrics, as specified below, are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Request for Public Comment on a Commercial Availability Request Under the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2016-08635
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-15
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Government of the United States received a request from the Government of Morocco, dated March 9, 2016, on behalf of MODALINE HOLDING to initiate consultations under Article 4.3.3 of the USMFTA. The Government of Morocco is requesting that the United States and Morocco (``the Parties'') consider revising the rules of origin for women's pants to address availability of supply of certain woven fabrics in the territories of the Parties. The President of the United States may proclaim a modification to the USMFTA rules of origin for textile and apparel products after the United States reaches an agreement with the Government of Morocco on a modification under Article 4.3.6 of the USMFTA to address issues of availability of supply of fibers, yarns, or fabrics in the territories of the Parties. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether certain woven fabrics can be supplied by the U.S. domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner.
Request for Public Comment on a Commercial Availability Request Under the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2016-08633
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-15
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Government of the United States received a request from the Government ofMorocco, submitted on March 9, 2016, and updated on April 1, 2016, on behalf of CROSSING to initiate consultations under Article 4.3.3 of the USMFTA. The Government of Morocco is requesting that the United States and Morocco (``the Parties'') consider revising the rules of origin for pants, skirts, jackets, shirts and casual dresses to address availability of supply of certain woven fabrics in the territories of the Parties. The President of the United States may proclaim a modification to the USMFTA rules of origin for textile and apparel products after the United States reaches an agreement with the Government of Morocco on a modification under Article 4.3.6 of the USMFTA to address issues of availability of supply of fibers, yarns, or fabrics in the territories of the Parties. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether certain woven fabrics can be supplied by the U.S. domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner.
Request for Public Comment on a Commercial Availability Request Under the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2016-08632
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-15
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Government of the United States received a request from the Government of Morocco, dated March 1, 2016, on behalf of ARYANS to initiate consultations under Article 4.3.3 of the USMFTA. The Government of Morocco is requesting that the United States and Morocco (``the Parties'') consider revising the rules of origin for dresses, skirts, blouses and tops to address availability of supply of certain woven fabric in the territories of the Parties. The President of the United States may proclaim a modification to the USMFTA rules of origin for textile and apparel products after the United States reaches an agreement with the Government of Morocco on a modification under Article 4.3.6 of the USMFTA to address issues of availability of supply of fibers, yarns, or fabrics in the territories of the Parties. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether certain woven fabric can be supplied by the U.S. domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner.
Request for Public Comment on a Commercial Availability Request Under the U.S-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2016-04450
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-01
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On January 27, 2016, the Government of the United States received a request from the Government of Morocco, on behalf of HTL FASHION to initiate consultations with the Government of Morocco under Article 4.3.3 of the USMFTA. The Government of Morocco is requesting that the United States and Morocco (``the Parties'') consider revising the rules of origin for dresses, skirts, and blouses and tops to address availability of supply of 100% viscose woven fabric in the territories of the Parties. The President of the United States may proclaim a modification to the USMFTA rules of origin for textile and apparel products after reaching an agreement with the Government of Morocco on a modification under Article 4.3.6 of the USMFTA to address issues of availability of supply of fibers, yarns, or fabrics in the territories of the Parties.
Request for Public Comment on a Commercial Availability Request Under the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2015-30766
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-07
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On November 16, 2015, the Government of the United States received a request from Swimsuit Commission Corporation (SCC) to initiate consultations with the Government of Morocco under Article 4.3.3 of the USMFTA. SCC is requesting that the United States and Morocco consider revising the rules of origin for certain women's and girls' swimwear to address availability of supply of certain printed and piece-dyed warp knit fabrics of polyester or nylon fibers in the territories of the Parties. The President may proclaim a modification to the USMFTA rules of origin for textile and apparel products after reaching an agreement with the Government of Morocco on the modification. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether certain printed and piece-dyed warp knit fabrics of polyester or nylon fibers classified under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 6004.10 containing between 3 percent and 41 percent elastomeric yarns, in which the elastomeric yarns were engineered for chlorine resistance, can be supplied by the U.S. domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by January 6, 2016 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230.
Request for Public Comment on a Commercial Availability Request Under the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
Document Number: 2015-30756
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-07
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On November 16, 2015, the Government of the United States received a request from American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) to initiate consultations with the Government of Morocco under Article 4.3.3 of the USMFTA. AEO is requesting that the United States and Morocco consider revising the rules of origin for women's and girls' woven garments to address availability of supply of 100% rayon woven fabric in the territories of the Parties. The President may proclaim a modification to the USMFTA rules of origin for textile and apparel products after reaching an agreement with the Government of Morocco on the modification. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether 100% rayon woven fabric of Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 5408 can be supplied by the U.S. domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by January 6, 2016 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2015-08029
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain three-thread circular knit fleece fabrics, as specified below, are available in the CAFTA-DR countries in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The product, which is currently included in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities, will be removed, effective 180 days after publication of this notice.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2014-30399
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain 100% polyester composite laminated fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2014-16912
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-18
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain ring spun single yarn of micro modal fibers, as specified below, is available in the CAFTA-DR countries in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The product, which is currently included in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities, will be removed, effective 180 days after publication of this notice.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (“KORUS FTA”)
Document Number: 2014-09319
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-24
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain cashmere yarns, as specified below, are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the United States. The product will be added to the list in Annex 4-B-1 of the KORUS FTA in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (“KORUS FTA”)
Document Number: 2014-08948
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-18
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain cuprammonium rayon filament yarns, as specified below, are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the United States. The product will be added to the list in Annex 4-B-1 of the KORUS FTA in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2013-20765
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-27
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain polyester/nylon cut corduroy fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2013-15716
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-02
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain warp stretch woven nylon/rayon/ spandex fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Amendment to the 2013 Tariff Preference Level (TPL) for Nicaragua Under the Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR)
Document Number: 2013-15714
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-01
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice reduces the 2013 TPL for Nicaragua to 98,447,866 square meters equivalent to account for the shortfall in meeting the one-to-one commitment for cotton and man-made fiber woven trousers exported from Nicaragua to the United States
Determination Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
Document Number: 2013-14364
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has determined that certain textile and apparel goods from Benin shall be treated as ``folklore articles'' and ``ethnic printed fabrics'' and qualify for preferential treatment under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (``AGOA''). Imports of eligible products from Benin with an appropriate visa will qualify for duty-free treatment.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests From the Public for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Actions on Imports From Panama
Document Number: 2013-12630
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-28
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the interim procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') will follow in implementing certain provisions of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (``US-Panama TPA''). Title III, Subtitle B, Section 321 through Section 328 of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (``Implementation Act'') [Pub. L. 112-43] authorizes the President to consider requests from the public for textile and apparel safeguard actions. The President has delegated to CITA the authority to determine whether imports of a Panamanian textile or apparel article are causing serious damage, or actual threat thereof, to a domestic industry producing an article that is like, or directly competitive with, the imported article. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedures CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement
Document Number: 2013-11455
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-14
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the interim procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') will follow in implementing certain provisions of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (``US-Panama TPA''). Section 203(o)(4) of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (``Implementation Act'') [Public Law 112-43] authorizes the President to establish procedures to modify the list of fabrics, yarns, or fibers not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in either the United States or Panama as set out in Annex 3.25 of the US-Panama TPA. The President has delegated to CITA the authority to determine whether fabrics, yarns, or fibers are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in either the United States or Panama and has directed CITA to establish procedures that govern the submission of a request and provide the opportunity for interested entities to submit comments and supporting evidence for any such determination pursuant to the Implementation Act. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedures CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures. CITA will be using the procedures detailed in this notice as of May 14, 2013. DATE: Comments on the interim procedures must be received no later than June 13, 2013 of this notice, either in hard copy or electronically.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (“US-Colombia TPA”)
Document Number: 2013-07055
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-27
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain cotton corduroy fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the territory of either the United Sates or Colombia. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3-B of the US-Colombia TPA in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2013-06681
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-25
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain three-thread fleece fabric with soft hand pigment, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2013-06680
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-22
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain piece dyed three-thread fleece fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2013-06181
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-18
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain laminated composite fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (“U.S.-Colombia TPA”)
Document Number: 2013-06176
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-18
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain laminated composite fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the territory of either the United Sates or Colombia. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3-B of the U.S.-Colombia TPA in unrestricted quantities.
Determination under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2013-03618
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-15
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain three-layered composite fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2013-02220
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-01
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain cotton/polyester three-thread circular knit fleece fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
Document Number: 2012-27090
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-06
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the interim procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') will follow in implementing certain provisions of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (``US-Colombia TPA''). Section 203(o)(4) of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (``Implementation Act'') authorizes the President to establish procedures to modify the list of fabrics, yarns, or fibers not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in either the United States or Colombia as set out in Annex 3-B of the US- Colombia TPA. The President has delegated to CITA the authority to determine whether fabrics, yarns, or fibers are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in either the United States or Colombia and has directed CITA to establish procedures that govern the submission of a request and provide the opportunity for interested entities to submit comments and supporting evidence for any such determination pursuant to the Implementation Act. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedures CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures. CITA will be using the procedures detailed in this notice as of November 6, 2012.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests From the Public for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Actions on Imports From Colombia
Document Number: 2012-26415
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-26
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the interim procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') will follow in implementing certain provisions of the United StatesColombia Trade Promotion Agreement (``U.S.-Colombia TPA''). Title III, Subtitle B, Section 321 through Section 328 of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (``Implementation Act'') [Pub. L. 112-42] authorizes the President to consider requests from the public for textile and apparel safeguard actions. The President has delegated to CITA the authority to determine whether imports of a Colombian textile or apparel article are causing serious damage, or actual threat thereof, to a domestic industry producing an article that is like, or directly competitive with, the imported article. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedure CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures.
Amendment of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries From Regional Country Fabric
Document Number: 2012-24137
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-01
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Amendment to the 2012 Tariff Preference Level (TPL) for Nicaragua Under the Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR)
Document Number: 2012-16834
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-10
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice reduces the 2012 TPL for Nicaragua to 96,529,059 square meters equivalent to account for the shortfall in meeting the one-to-one commitment for cotton and man-made fiber woven trousers exported from Nicaragua to the United States.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement and Estimate of Burden for Collection of Information
Document Number: 2012-6725
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-19
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the interim procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') will follow in implementing certain provisions of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (the ``Act''). Section 202(o)(3)(F) of the Act provides that the President shall establish procedures to govern the submission of requests to modify the list of fibers, yarns, or fabrics not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the United States as set out in Annex 4-B-1 of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (the ``Agreement''). The President has delegated to CITA the authority to determine whether fibers, yarns, or fabrics are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the United States and has directed CITA to establish procedures that govern the submission of a request and provide the opportunity for interested entities to submit comments and supporting evidence in any such determination pursuant to the Act and the Agreement. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedure CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice further provides an estimate of the burden to the public to collect and submit information as required by Section 202(o)(3)(F) of the Act and CITA's interim procedures. CITA hereby gives notice of the estimated burden to the public.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests From the Public for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Actions on Imports From Korea and Estimate of Burden for Collection of Information
Document Number: 2012-6715
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-19
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'' or ``the Committee'') will follow in considering requests from the public for textile and apparel safeguard actions as provided for in the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (``the Act''). The President has directed CITA to establish procedures that govern the submission of a request and provide the opportunity for interested entities to submit comments and supporting evidence in any such determination pursuant to the Act. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedure CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice further provides an estimate of the burden to the public to collect and submit information as for requesting such safeguard measures, for making its determinations under Section 332(a) of the Act, and for providing relief under Section 332(b) of the Act.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2012-3420
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-14
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain faux suede bonded to faux fur pile fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2011-32274
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-16
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain cotton/nylon/spandex raschel knit, open work crepe, piece dyed fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2011-28320
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-01
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain cotton/nylon/spandex raschel knit open work crepe fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.
Amendment of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries From Regional Country Fabric
Document Number: 2011-27955
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-28
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Amendment of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries From Regional Country Fabric
Document Number: 2011-27950
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-28
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2011-21561
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-23
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that an acceptable substitute for certain compacted, plied, ring spun cotton yarns, as specified below, is available in the CAFTA-DR countries in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The product, which is currently on the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities, will be removed, effective 180 days after publication of this notice.