Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Belarus, 76784-76785 [E5-7946]

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Arnold, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482– EFFECTIVE DATE: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 adjusted for swing pursuant to paragraph 5(A) of the Memorandum of Understanding agreement between the governments of the Republic of Belarus and the United States. 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 69 FR 57270 (September 24, 2004). James C. Leonard III, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements December 21, 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 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 28, 2005, you are directed to adjust the limits for the following categories, pursuant to paragraph 5(A) of the Memorandum of Understanding agreement between the Governments of the United States and Belarus, dated January 10, 2003, as amended May 13, 2004: Category 435 ........................... 448 ........................... Twelve-month restraint limit 1 72,099 dozen. 28,943 dozen. 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 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 248 / Wednesday, December 28, 2005 / Notices exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1). Sincerely, James C. Leonard III, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. E5–7946 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Entry of Shipments of Wool and ManMade Fiber Textiles and Apparel in Excess of 2005 Agreement Limits December 21, 2005. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (the Committee). ACTION: Directive to Commissioner, Customs and Border Protection. AGENCY: Ross Arnold, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 4823400. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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). In the letter to the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection published below, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is directed to implement staged entry limits for Belarus for shipments in excess of 2005 agreement limits. CITA has previously established a policy of only allowing entry of shipments in excess of quota limits once a new quota year has begun, and there is an agreement with the exporting country that allows overshipments to be charged to the subsequent year’s quotas. In a Federal Register Notice published on June 25, 2004, CITA announced that it had come to CITA’s attention that some textile and apparel products may be shipped in excess of agreed quota limits in 2004 with the expectation that those shipments will be allowed entry upon the expiration of the limits, and CITA noted that shipments exported in excess of agreed limits are a violation of the terms of those agreements. (69 FR 35586) In that Notice, CITA expressly reserved the right to deny entry to goods that have been shipped in excess of agreed limits or to stage entry for goods exported in excess of agreed limits. In the absence of an arrangement with Belarus to allow the entry in 2006 of overshipments of the 2005 textile agreement limits, to be charged to 2006 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:37 Dec 27, 2005 Jkt 208001 76785 quota limits, and until such time as such an arrangement is agreed upon, shipments in excess of the 2005 limits for imports of textile products from Belarus will be subject to delayed and staged entry. For all shipments exported in 2005 that exceed the applicable 2005 agreed quota limits from Belarus, entry will not be permitted until February 1, 2006. From February 1 through February 28, 2006, entry will be permitted to goods in an amount equal to 5 percent of the applicable 2005 base quota limit. For each succeeding month, beginning on the first day of the month and extending through the last day of the month, entry will be permitted to goods in an amount equal to 5 percent of the applicable base 2005 quota limit, until all shipments in excess of the quota limits have been entered. The 5 percent staged entry limits described above are published in the following letter to the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 2 Category 622-N: only HTS numbers 7019.52.40.21, 7019.52.90.21, 7019.59.40.21, 7019.59.90.21. James C. Leonard III, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. ACTION: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements SUMMARY: Pursuant to Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, and in keeping with one or more of the exemptions as set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1), and (4); notice is hereby given of the forthcoming meeting of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board. The purpose of the meeting is to present the findings/ results of the Science and Technology Quality reviews accomplished in FY 2005 to the assembled SAB. Because contractor-proprietary information will be discussed, this meeting will be closed to the public. December 21, 2005. Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229. Dear Commissioner: This directive provides instructions on permitting entry to goods shipped in excess of 2005 quota limits for Belarus. For all shipments exported in 2005 that exceed the applicable 2005 agreed quota limits for Belarus, you are directed to deny entry until February 1, 2006, subject to the following procedure. From February 1 through February 28, 2006, you are directed to permit entry to goods in an amount equal to 5 percent of the applicable 2005 base quota limit. For each succeeding month, beginning on the first day of the month and extending through the last day of the month, you are directed to permit entry to goods in an amount equal to 5 percent of the applicable base 2005 quota limit, until all shipments in excess of the quota limits have been entered. The monthly 5 percent staged entry limits described above are listed below: Category 5 percent of 2005 base limit 435 ........................... 448 ........................... 622 ........................... 3,433 dozen. 1,769 dozen. 511,238 square meters. 84,270 square meters. 32,400 square meters. (622-L) 1 ................... (622-N) 2 .................. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has determined that this action falls within the foreign affairs exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1). Sincerely, James C. Leonard III, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. E5–7947 Filed 12–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force Headquarters United States Air Force (HQ USAF) Scientific Advisory Board; Sunshine Act Meeting Department of the Air Force (Air Force), DoD. AGENCY: Notice of Closed Meeting of the HQ USAF Scientific Advisory Board. Closed Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 10, 2006. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Major Kyle Gresham, Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Secretariat, 1180 Air Force Pentagon, Room 5D982, Washington, DC 20330–1180, (703) 697– 4811. Lawrence Shade, Acting, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–24600 Filed 12–23–05; 11:59 am] BILLING CODE 5001–05–P 1 Category 622-L: only HTS numbers 7019.51.9010, 7019.52.4010, 7019.52.9010, 7019.59.4010, and 7019.59.9010. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS


Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool Textile Products 
Produced or Manufactured in Belarus

December 21, 2005.
AGENCY: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).

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

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EFFECTIVE DATE: December 28, 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 adjusted for 
swing pursuant to paragraph 5(A) of the Memorandum of Understanding 
agreement between the governments of the Republic of Belarus and the 
United States.
    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 69 FR 
57270 (September 24, 2004).

James C. Leonard III,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.

Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements

December 21, 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 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 28, 2005, you are directed to adjust the 
limits for the following categories, pursuant to paragraph 5(A) of 
the Memorandum of Understanding 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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435.......................................  72,099 dozen.
448.......................................  28,943 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

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exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1).
    Sincerely,
James C. Leonard III,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.
[FR Doc. E5-7946 Filed 12-27-05; 8:45 am]
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