Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China, 69744 [05-22896]

Download as PDF 69744 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 221 / Thursday, November 17, 2005 / Notices COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China November 15, 2005. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (the Committee). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of women’s and girls’ cotton and man-made fiber shirts and blouses, not-knit (Category 341/641). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jay Dowling, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Section 204 of the Agriculture Act of 1956, as amended; Executive Order 11651, as amended. BACKGROUND: On July 11, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of women’s and girls’ cotton and man-made fiber shirts and blouses, not-knit (Category 341/641) due to market disruption. The Committee determined that this request provided the information necessary for the Committee to consider the request and solicited public comments for a period of 30 days. See Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China, 70 FR 44566 (August 3, 2005). The Committee’s Procedures, 68 FR 27787 (May 21, 2003) state that the Committee will make a determination within 60 calendar days of the close of the public comment period as to whether the United States will request consultations with China. If the Committee is unable to make a determination within 60 calendar days, it will cause to be published a notice in the Federal Register, including the date by which it will make a determination. The 60-day determination period for this case expired on November 1, 2005. However, the Committee decided to extend until November 8, 2005, the period for making a determination on VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:38 Nov 16, 2005 Jkt 208001 this case. See Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China, 70 FR 67456 (November 7, 2005). The Committee is further extending the determination period through November 30, 2005. D. Michael Hutchinson, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. 05–22895 Filed 11–15–05; 4:05 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–DS COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China within 60 calendar days of the close of the public comment period as to whether the United States will request consultations with China. If the Committee is unable to make a determination within 60 calendar days, it will cause to be published a notice in the Federal Register, including the date by which it will make a determination. The 60-day determination period for this case expired on November 1, 2005. However, the Committee decided to extend until November 8, 2005, the period for making a determination on this case. See Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China, 70 FR 67457 (November 7, 2005). The Committee is further extending the determination period through November 30, 2005. November 15, 2005. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (the Committee). ACTION: Notice. D. Michael Hutchinson, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. 05–22896 Filed 11–15–05; 4:05 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–DS AGENCY: The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and manmade fiber swimwear (Category 359-S/ 659-S). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jay Dowling, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Authority: Section 204 of the Agriculture Act of 1956, as amended; Executive Order 11651, as amended. BACKGROUND: On July 11, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of cotton and manmade fiber swimwear (Category 359-S/ 659-S) due to market disruption. The Committee determined that this request provided the information necessary for the Committee to consider the request and solicited public comments for a period of 30 days. See Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China, 70 FR 44568 (August 3, 2005). The Committee’s Procedures, 68 FR 27787 (May 21, 2003) state that the Committee will make a determination PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China November 15, 2005. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (the Committee). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and manmade fiber skirts (Category 342/642). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jay Dowling, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Section 204 of the Agriculture Act of 1956, as amended; Executive Order 11651, as amended. BACKGROUND: On July 11, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of cotton and manmade fiber skirts (Category 342/642) due to market disruption. E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 221 (Thursday, November 17, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 69744]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-22896]


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COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS


Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and 
Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China

November 15, 2005.
AGENCY: The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (the 
Committee).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the 
period for making a determination on whether to request consultations 
with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber swimwear 
(Category 359-S/659-S).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jay Dowling, Office of Textiles and 
Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4058.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Authority: Section 204 of the Agriculture Act of 1956, as 
amended; Executive Order 11651, as amended.

BACKGROUND:

    On July 11, 2005, the Committee received a request from the 
American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of 
Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE 
requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of cotton and 
man-made fiber swimwear (Category 359-S/659-S) due to market 
disruption.
    The Committee determined that this request provided the information 
necessary for the Committee to consider the request and solicited 
public comments for a period of 30 days. See Solicitation of Public 
Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports 
from China, 70 FR 44568 (August 3, 2005).
    The Committee's Procedures, 68 FR 27787 (May 21, 2003) state that 
the Committee will make a determination within 60 calendar days of the 
close of the public comment period as to whether the United States will 
request consultations with China. If the Committee is unable to make a 
determination within 60 calendar days, it will cause to be published a 
notice in the Federal Register, including the date by which it will 
make a determination.
    The 60-day determination period for this case expired on November 
1, 2005. However, the Committee decided to extend until November 8, 
2005, the period for making a determination on this case. See Extension 
of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard 
Action on Imports from China, 70 FR 67457 (November 7, 2005). The 
Committee is further extending the determination period through 
November 30, 2005.

D. Michael Hutchinson,
Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile 
Agreements.
[FR Doc. 05-22896 Filed 11-15-05; 4:05 pm]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS