To Extend Nondiscriminatory Trade Treatment (Normal Trade Relations Treatment) to the Products of Armenia, 2321-2322 [05-770]

Download as PDF 2321 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 8 Wednesday, January 12, 2005 Title 3— Proclamation 7860 of January 7, 2005 The President To Extend Nondiscriminatory Trade Treatment (Normal Trade Relations Treatment) to the Products of Armenia By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation 1. Since declaring its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Armenia has made considerable progress in enacting market reforms and on February 5, 2003, Armenia acceded to the World Trade Organization (WTO). The extension of unconditional normal trade relations treatment to the products of Armenia will permit the United States to avail itself of all rights under the WTO with respect to Armenia. Armenia has demonstrated a strong desire to build a friendly and cooperative relationship with the United States and has been found to be in full compliance with the freedom of emigration requirements under title IV of the Trade Act of 1974 (the ‘‘1974 Act’’) (19 U.S.C. 2431 et seq.). 2. Pursuant to section 2001(b) of Public Law 108–429, 118 Stat. 2588, and having due regard for the findings of the Congress in section 2001(a) of said law, I hereby determine that chapter 1 of title IV of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2431–2439) should no longer apply to Armenia. 3. Section 604 of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2483), as amended, authorizes the President to embody in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States the substance of relevant provisions of that Act, or other acts affecting import treatment, and of actions taken thereunder. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including but not limited to section 2001(b) of Public Law 108–429, and section 604 of the 1974 Act, do proclaim that: (1) Nondiscriminatory trade treatment (normal trade relations treatment) shall be extended to the products of Armenia, which shall no longer be subject to chapter 1 of title IV of the 1974 Act. (2) The extension of nondiscriminatory treatment to products of Armenia shall be effective as of the date of signature of this proclamation. (3) All provisions of previous proclamations and executive orders that are inconsistent with the actions taken in this proclamation are superseded to the extent of such inconsistency. VerDate jul<14>2003 17:53 Jan 11, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\12JAD0.SGM 12JAD0 2322 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 12, 2005 / Presidential Documents IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this seventh day of January, in the year of our Lord two thousand five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-ninth. W [FR Doc. 05–770 Filed 1–11–05; 9:02 am] Billing code 3195–01–P VerDate jul<14>2003 17:53 Jan 11, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\12JAD0.SGM 12JAD0

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 8 (Wednesday, January 12, 2005)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 2321-2322]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-770]



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Proclamation 7860--To Extend Nondiscriminatory Trade Treatment (Normal 
Trade Relations Treatment) to the Products of Armenia



Executive Order 13369--President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 12, 2005 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Proclamation 7860 of January 7, 2005

                
To Extend Nondiscriminatory Trade Treatment 
                (Normal Trade Relations Treatment) to the Products of 
                Armenia

                By the President of the United States of America

                A Proclamation

                1. Since declaring its independence from the Soviet 
                Union in 1991, Armenia has made considerable progress 
                in enacting market reforms and on February 5, 2003, 
                Armenia acceded to the World Trade Organization (WTO). 
                The extension of unconditional normal trade relations 
                treatment to the products of Armenia will permit the 
                United States to avail itself of all rights under the 
                WTO with respect to Armenia. Armenia has demonstrated a 
                strong desire to build a friendly and cooperative 
                relationship with the United States and has been found 
                to be in full compliance with the freedom of emigration 
                requirements under title IV of the Trade Act of 1974 
                (the ``1974 Act'') (19 U.S.C. 2431 et seq.).

                2. Pursuant to section 2001(b) of Public Law 108-429, 
                118 Stat. 2588, and having due regard for the findings 
                of the Congress in section 2001(a) of said law, I 
                hereby determine that chapter 1 of title IV of the 1974 
                Act (19 U.S.C. 2431-2439) should no longer apply to 
                Armenia.

                3. Section 604 of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2483), as 
                amended, authorizes the President to embody in the 
                Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States the 
                substance of relevant provisions of that Act, or other 
                acts affecting import treatment, and of actions taken 
                thereunder.

                NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the 
                United States of America, acting under the authority 
                vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the 
                United States, including but not limited to section 
                2001(b) of Public Law 108-429, and section 604 of the 
                1974 Act, do proclaim that:

                    (1) Nondiscriminatory trade treatment (normal trade 
                relations treatment) shall be extended to the products 
                of Armenia, which shall no longer be subject to chapter 
                1 of title IV of the 1974 Act.
                    (2) The extension of nondiscriminatory treatment to 
                products of Armenia shall be effective as of the date 
                of signature of this proclamation.
                    (3) All provisions of previous proclamations and 
                executive orders that are inconsistent with the actions 
                taken in this proclamation are superseded to the extent 
                of such inconsistency.

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                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 
                seventh day of January, in the year of our Lord two 
                thousand five, and of the Independence of the United 
                States of America the two hundred and twenty-ninth.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

[FR Doc. 05-770
Filed 1-11-05; 9:02 am]
Billing code 3195-01-P