Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool and Man-Made Fiber Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Belarus, 75155 [05-24176]

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E5–7474 Filed 12–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool and Man-Made Fiber Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Belarus Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection adjusting limits. AGENCY: December 16, 2005. Ross Arnold, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482– 4212. For information on the quota status of these limits, refer to the Quota Status Reports posted on the bulletin boards of each Customs port, call (202) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:59 Dec 16, 2005 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854); Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended. The current limits for certain categories are being increased for carryover. A description of the textile and apparel categories in terms of HTS numbers is available in the CORRELATION: Textile and Apparel Categories with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (see Federal Register notice 69 FR 57270, published on September 24, 2004. Philip J. Martello, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements December 13, 2005. Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229. Dear Commissioner: This directive amends, but does not cancel, the directive issued to you on September 20, 2004, by the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. That directive concerns imports of certain wool and manmade fiber textile products, produced or manufactured in Belarus and exported during the twelve-month period which began on January 1, 2005 and extends through December 31, 2005. Effective on December 16, 2005, you are directed to adjust the limits for the following categories, as provided for under the agreement between the Governments of the United States and Belarus dated January 10, 2003, as amended May 13, 2004: Jkt 208001 3 Category 622-N: only HTS numbers 7019.52.40.21, 7019.52.90.21, 7019.59.40.21, 7019.59.90.21. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has determined that these actions fall within the foreign affairs exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C.553(a)(1). Sincerely, Philip J. Martello, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. 05–24176 Filed 12–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Cotton and Man-Made Fiber Textiles and Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam December 13, 2005. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. AGENCY: EFFECTIVE DATE: December 16, 2005. Ross Arnold, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482– 4212. For information on the quota status of these limits, refer to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website (http://www.cbp.gov), or call (202) 3442650. For information on embargoes and quota re-openings, refer to the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http:// otexa.ita.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Authority: Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854); Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended. Twelve-month restraint limit 1 The Bilateral Textile Agreement of July 17, 2003, as amended on July 22, 2004, between the Governments of the 448 ........................... 39,265 dozen. United States and the Socialist Republic 622 ........................... 1,870,794 square meof Vietnam, establishes limits for certain ters of which not cotton, wool and man-made fiber more than textiles and textile products, produced 11,349,484 square meters shall be in or manufactured in the Socialist Category 622-L 2 Republic of Vietnam. The current limits and not more than for certain categories are being adjusted 699,661 square me- for carryforward, carryover, and the ters shall be in Catrecrediting of unused 2004 egory 622-N 3. carryforward. 1 The limits have not been adjusted to acA description of the textile and count for any imports exported after December apparel categories in terms of HTS 31, 2004. 2 Category 622-L: only HTS numbers numbers is available in the 7019.51.9010, 7019.52.4010, 7019.52.9010, CORRELATION: Textile and Apparel 7019.59.4010, and 7019.59.9010. Categories with the Harmonized Tariff Category December 13, 2005. EFFECTIVE DATE: 344-2650, or refer to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection website at http://www.cbp.gov. For information on embargoes and quota re-openings, refer to the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http:// otexa.ita.doc.gov. 75155 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS


Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool and Man-Made Fiber 
Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Belarus

December 13, 2005.
AGENCY: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).

ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and 
Border Protection adjusting limits.

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EFFECTIVE DATE: December 16, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Arnold, International Trade 
Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, (202) 482-4212. For information on the quota status of these 
limits, refer to the Quota Status Reports posted on the bulletin boards 
of each Customs port, call (202) 344-2650, or refer to the Bureau of 
Customs and Border Protection website at http://www.cbp.gov. For 
information on embargoes and quota re-openings, refer to the Office of 
Textiles and Apparel website at http://otexa.ita.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Authority: Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as 
amended (7 U.S.C. 1854); Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as 
amended.
    The current limits for certain categories are being increased for 
carryover.
    A description of the textile and apparel categories in terms of HTS 
numbers is available in the CORRELATION: Textile and Apparel Categories 
with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (see Federal 
Register notice 69 FR 57270, published on September 24, 2004.

Philip J. Martello,
Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile 
Agreements.

Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements

December 13, 2005.

Commissioner,
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229.
    Dear Commissioner: This directive amends, but does not cancel, 
the directive issued to you on September 20, 2004, by the Chairman, 
Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. That 
directive concerns imports of certain wool and man-made fiber 
textile products, produced or manufactured in Belarus and exported 
during the twelve-month period which began on January 1, 2005 and 
extends through December 31, 2005.
    Effective on December 16, 2005, you are directed to adjust the 
limits for the following categories, as provided for under the 
agreement between the Governments of the United States and Belarus 
dated January 10, 2003, as amended May 13, 2004:

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                                            Twelve-month restraint limit
                 Category                                \1\
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448.......................................  39,265 dozen.
622.......................................  1,870,794 square meters of
                                             which not more than
                                             11,349,484 square meters
                                             shall be in Category 622-L
                                             \2\ and not more than
                                             699,661 square meters shall
                                             be in Category 622-N \3\.
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\1\ The limits have not been adjusted to account for any imports
  exported after December 31, 2004.
\2\ Category 622-L: only HTS numbers 7019.51.9010, 7019.52.4010,
  7019.52.9010, 7019.59.4010, and 7019.59.9010.
\3\ Category 622-N: only HTS numbers 7019.52.40.21, 7019.52.90.21,
  7019.59.40.21, 7019.59.90.21.

    The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has 
determined that these actions fall within the foreign affairs 
exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C.553(a)(1).
    Sincerely,
Philip J. Martello,
Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile 
Agreements.
[FR Doc. 05-24176 Filed 12-16-05; 8:45 am]
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