Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Cotton and Man-Made Fiber Textiles and Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 75155-75156 [05-24177]

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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 75156 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 242 / Monday, December 19, 2005 / Notices Schedule of the United States (refer to the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http://otexa.ita.doc.gov). See 69 Fed. Reg. 57272 (September 24, 2004). Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, Bureau of Customs andBorder Protection establishing limits ACTION: EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2006. 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 Bureau of Customs and Border Protection website (http://www.cbp.gov), or call (202) 344-2650. 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: Philip J. Martello, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements December 13, 2005. Commissioner, U.S. 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 cotton, wool, and man–made fiber textiles and textile products, produced or manufactured in Vietnam 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 terms of the current bilateral textile agreement between the Governments of the United States and Vietnam: 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 Bilateral Textile Agreement of July 17, 2003, as amended on July 22, 2004, between the Governments of the United States and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, establishes limits for certain cotton, wool and man-made fiber textiles and textile products, produced or manufactured in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and exported Category Restraint limit 1 during the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006. 334/335 .................... 761,848 dozen. In the letter published below, the 338/339 .................... 16,329,744 dozen. Chairman of CITA directs the 340/640 .................... 2,419,387 dozen. Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and 342/642 .................... 655,586 dozen. Border Protection to establish the 2006 347/348 .................... 8,162,880 dozen. limits. 638/639 .................... 1,534,305 dozen. These limits may be revised if 647/648 .................... 2,488,940 dozen. Vietnam becomes a member of the 1 The limits have not been adjusted to account for any imports exported after December World Trade Organization (WTO) and the United States applies the WTO 31, 2004. agreement to Vietnam. The Committee for the Implementation of A description of the textile and Textile Agreements has determined that apparel categories in terms of HTS these actions fall within the foreign affairs numbers is available in the exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 CORRELATION: Textile and Apparel U.S.C. 553(a)(1). Categories with the Harmonized Tariff Sincerely, Philip J. Martello, Schedule of the United States (refer to Acting Chairman, Committee for the the Office of Textiles and Apparel Implementation of Textile Agreements. website at http://otexa.ita.doc.gov). [FR Doc. 05–24177 Filed 12–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Establishment of Import Limits for Certain Cotton, Wool 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). AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:59 Dec 16, 2005 Jkt 208001 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: Pursuant to section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854); and Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended, and the bilateral textile agreement of July 17, 2003, as amended on July 22, 2004, between the Governments of the United States and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, you are PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 directed to prohibit, effective on January 1, 2006, entry into the United States for consumption and withdrawal from warehouse for consumption of cotton, wool and man-made fiber textiles and textile products in the following categories, produced or manufactured in Vietnam and exported during the twelve-month period beginning on January 1, 2006 and extending through December 31, 2006 in excess of the following levels of restraint: Category Restraint limit 200 ........................... 301 ........................... 332 ........................... 333 ........................... 334/335 .................... 338/339 .................... 340/640 .................... 341/641 .................... 342/642 .................... 345 ........................... 347/348 .................... 351/651 .................... 352/652 .................... 359–C/659–C 1 ........ 359-S/659-S 2 .......... 434 ........................... 435 ........................... 440 ........................... 447 ........................... 448 ........................... 620 ........................... 367,513 kilograms. 833,029 kilograms. 1,225,043 dozen pairs. 44,101 dozen. 790,375 dozen. 16,402,811 dozen. 2,433,201 dozen. 932,969 dozen. 661,770 dozen. 348,969 dozen. 8,325,564 dozen. 584,933 dozen. 2,228,480 dozen. 397,928 kilograms. 643,148 kilograms. 17,191 dozen. 42,416 dozen. 2,653 dozen. 55,183 dozen. 33,959 dozen. 7,796,174 square meters. 612,522 dozen pairs. 1,462,269 dozen. 236,437 dozen. 2,377,827 dozen. 632 ........................... 638/639 .................... 645/646 .................... 647/648 .................... 1 Category 359-C: only HTS numbers 6103.42.2025, 6103.49.8034, 6104.62.1020, 6104.69.8010, 6114.20.0048, 6114.20.0052, 6203.42.2010, 6203.42.2090, 6204.62.2010, 6211.32.0010, 6211.32.0025 and 6211.42.0010; Category 659-C: only HTS numbers 6103.23.0055, 6103.43.2020, 6103.43.2025, 6103.49.2000, 6103.49.8038, 6104.63.1020, 6104.63.1030, 6104.69.1000, 6104.69.8014, 6114.30.3044, 6114.30.3054, 6203.43.2010, 6203.43.2090, 6203.49.1010, 6203.49.1090, 6204.63.1510, 6204.69.1010, 6210.10.9010, 6211.33.0010, 6211.33.0017 and 6211.43.0010. 2 Category 359-S: only HTS numbers 6112.39.0010, 6112.49.0010, 6211.11.8010, 6211.11.8020, 6211.12.8010 and 6211.12.8020; Category 659-S: only HTS numbers 6112.31.0010, 6112.31.0020, 6112.41.0010, 6112.41.0020, 6112.41.0030, 6112.41.0040, 6211.11.1010, 6211.11.1020, 6211.12.1010 and 6211.12.1020. The limits set forth above are subject to adjustment pursuant to the current bilateral agreement between the Governments of the United States and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Products in the above categories exported during 2005 shall be charged to the applicable category limits for that year (see directive dated September 20, 2004) to the extent of any unfilled balances. In the event the limits established for that period have been exhausted by previous entries, such products shall be charged to the limits set forth in this directive. E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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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.
AGENCY: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).

ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection.

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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 U.S. Customs and Border Protection website (http:/
/www.cbp.gov), or call (202) 344-2650. 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 Bilateral Textile Agreement of July 17, 2003, as amended on 
July 22, 2004, between the Governments of the United States and the 
Socialist Republic of Vietnam, establishes limits for certain cotton, 
wool and man-made fiber textiles and textile products, produced or 
manufactured in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The current limits 
for certain categories are being adjusted for carryforward, carryover, 
and the recrediting of unused 2004 carryforward.
    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

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Schedule of the United States (refer to the Office of Textiles and 
Apparel website at http://otexa.ita.doc.gov). See 69 Fed. Reg. 57272 
(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,
U.S. 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 cotton, wool, and man-made 
fiber textiles and textile products, produced or manufactured in 
Vietnam 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 terms 
of the current bilateral textile agreement between the Governments 
of the United States and Vietnam:

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                 Category                        Restraint limit \1\
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334/335...................................  761,848 dozen.
338/339...................................  16,329,744 dozen.
340/640...................................  2,419,387 dozen.
342/642...................................  655,586 dozen.
347/348...................................  8,162,880 dozen.
638/639...................................  1,534,305 dozen.
647/648...................................  2,488,940 dozen.
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\1\ The limits have not been adjusted to account for any imports
  exported after December 31, 2004.

    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. 05-24177 Filed 12-16-05; 8:45 am]
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