Suspension of Textile Visa Requirements for Ukraine, 793 [05-197]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 3 / Wednesday, January 5, 2005 / Notices Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection canceling all previous directives concerning visa requirements for Laos. ACTION: EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended; Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854). Due to the expiration on December 31, 2004 of the bilateral textile agreement with Laos, the United States is cancelling visa requirements for textile products from Laos exported after that date. In the letter below, CITA is directing the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to cancel all textile visa requirements for goods exported from Laos on and after January 1, 2005. D. Michael Hutchinson, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements December 30, 2004. Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Washington, D.C. 20229. Dear Commissioner: This directive cancels all previous directives issued to you by the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements concerning textile visa requirements for goods produced or manufactured in Laos. Effective for such goods exported from Laos on and after January 1, 2005, you are directed not to require a textile visa for entry into the Customs territory of the United Sates. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreement has determined that this action falls within the foreign affairs exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1). Sincerely, D. Michael Hutchinson, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. 05–196 Filed 1–4–05; 8:45 am] 17:49 Jan 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection suspending all previous directives concerning visa requirements for Ukraine. AGENCY: Philip J. Martello, Director, Trade and Data Division, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-3400. VerDate jul<14>2003 Suspension of Textile Visa Requirements for Ukraine December 30, 2004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Philip J. Martello, Director, Trade and Data Division, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-3400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended; Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854). Due to the expiration on December 31, 2004 of the bilateral textile agreement with Ukraine, the United States is suspending visa requirements for textile products from Ukraine exported after that date. Negotiations on extension of the bilateral agreement are ongoing with Ukraine. Visa requirements may be reinstated upon extension of the bilateral agreement. In the letter below, CITA is directing the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection to temporarily suspend all textile visa requirements for goods exported from Ukraine on and after January 1, 2005. D. Michael Hutchinson, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements December 30, 2004. Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Washington, D.C. 20229. 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COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS


Suspension of Textile Visa Requirements for Ukraine

December 30, 2004.
AGENCY: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).

ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and 
Border Protection suspending all previous directives concerning visa 
requirements for Ukraine.

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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Philip J. Martello, Director, Trade 
and Data Division, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, (202) 482-3400.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Authority: Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended; 
Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 
1854).
    Due to the expiration on December 31, 2004 of the bilateral textile 
agreement with Ukraine, the United States is suspending visa 
requirements for textile products from Ukraine exported after that 
date.
    Negotiations on extension of the bilateral agreement are ongoing 
with Ukraine. Visa requirements may be reinstated upon extension of the 
bilateral agreement.
    In the letter below, CITA is directing the Bureau of Customs and 
Border Protection to temporarily suspend all textile visa requirements 
for goods exported from Ukraine on and after January 1, 2005.

D. Michael Hutchinson,
Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile 
Agreements.

Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements

December 30, 2004.

Commissioner,
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Washington, D.C. 20229.
    Dear Commissioner: This directive suspends all previous 
directives issued to you by the Chairman, Committee for the 
Implementation of Textile Agreements concerning textile visa 
requirements for goods produced or manufactured in Ukraine, covering 
wool textile products subject to the quota limits under the United 
States - Ukraine bilateral textile agreement. Effective for such 
goods exported from Ukraine on and after January 1, 2005, you are 
directed not to require a textile visa for entry into the Customs 
territory of the United States.
    The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreement has 
determined that this action falls within the foreign affairs 
exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1).
    Sincerely,
D. Michael Hutchinson,
Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile 
Agreements.
[FR Doc. 05-197 Filed 1-4-05; 8:45 am]
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