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Persons Inputs (2007): Effect of Providing with mobility impairments who will Preferential Treatment to Apparel From need special assistance in gaining access Sub-Saharan African, Caribbean Basin, to the Commission should contact the and Andean Countries Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. The public record for these AGENCY: United States International investigations may be viewed on the Trade Commission. Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS– ACTION: Institution of investigation. ONLINE) at http://www.usitc.gov// edis.htm. General information DATES: Effective Date: January 29, 2007. concerning the Commission may also be SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request obtained by accessing its Internet server from the United States Trade (http://www.usitc.gov). Representative (USTR) dated January 22, 2007, the Commission instituted SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The investigation No. 332–484, Commercial Commission will follow procedures Availability of Apparel Inputs (2007): similar to those followed in the Effect of Providing Preferential commercial availability reviews in 2006 Treatment to Apparel from Sub-Saharan under investigation No. 332–473. Thus, African, Caribbean Basin, and Andean in 2007, the Commission will provide Countries, under section 332(g) of the advice for each commercial availability Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)) to review under one investigation number. provide advice regarding the probable The Commission will post a notification economic effect of granting preferential letter announcing the initiation of each treatment to apparel made from fabrics review on its Internet site (http:// or yarns that are the subject of petitions www.usitc.gov) and send the filed in 2007 with the Committee for the notification letter to a list of interested Implementation of Textile Agreements parties who wish to be automatically (CITA) under the ‘‘commercial notified about any requests for which San Juan County San Juan Lime Company—Cowell’s, 1567 West Side Rd. 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CITA publishes a summary of each request from interested parties in the Federal Register and posts them on its Internet site (U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel, at http:// otexa.ita.doc.gov/fr.htm). The Commission will submit its reviews to the USTR not later than the 42nd day after receiving a request for advice. The Commission will post a public version of each review on its website as soon as possible thereafter, with any confidential business information deleted. Written submissions: Because of time constraints, the Commission will not hold public hearings in connection with the advice provided under this investigation number. However, interested persons are invited to submit written statements containing data and other information concerning the matters to be addressed by the Commission. All submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, and should be received no later than the close of business (5:15 p.m. ET) on the date stated in the notification letter of each review of a petition. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8), except that submitters need file only a signed original (or a copy designated as an original) and three (3) copies of each document filed, and if confidential treatment of the document is requested, two (2) additional copies in which the confidential business information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission rules do not authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Feb 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 the Commission’s rules (19 CFR 201.8) (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/ secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/ documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000 or edis@usitc.gov). Any submissions that contain confidential business information must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘non-confidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available in the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by interested parties. Some or all of the confidential business information provided may be included in the reviews that the Commission sends to the USTR. The Commission plans to publish a public version of each review shortly after the review is sent to the USTR. However, in the public version the Commission will not publish confidential business information in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. By order of the Commission. Issued: February 6, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–2366 Filed 2–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–485] Canned Peaches, Pears, and Fruit Mixtures: Conditions of Competition Between U.S. and Principal Foreign Supplier Industries United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of public hearing. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request on December 12, 2006, from the House Committee on Ways and Means, the Commission instituted investigation No. 332–485, Canned Peaches, Pears, and Fruit Mixtures: Conditions of PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Competition between U.S. and Principal Foreign Supplier Industries, under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1939 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)). DATES: February 6, 2007: Date of institution. June 28, 2007: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing. July 2, 2007: Deadline for filing prehearing briefs and statements. July 12, 2007, 9:30 am: Public hearing. July 26, 2007: Deadline for written statements, including any posthearing briefs. December 12, 2007: Transmittal of report to the Committee on Ways and Means. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions, including requests to appear at the hearing, statements, and briefs, should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Industry-specific information may be obtained from Douglas Newman, CoProject Leader (202–205–3328; douglas.newman@usitc.gov), or Timothy McCarty, Co-Project Leader (202–205– 3324; timothy.mccarty@usitc.gov), Office of Industries, United States International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, 20436. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Office of General Counsel (202–205–3091; wgearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Public Affairs Office (202–205–1819; margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the TDD terminal on (202–205–1810). General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As requested by the Committee, the Commission will conduct an investigation and provide a report on competitive conditions for certain canned fruit between U.S. and principal E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-484]


Commercial Availability of Apparel Inputs (2007): Effect of 
Providing Preferential Treatment to Apparel From Sub-Saharan African, 
Caribbean Basin, and Andean Countries

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of investigation.

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DATES: Effective Date: January 29, 2007.
SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request from the United States Trade 
Representative (USTR) dated January 22, 2007, the Commission instituted 
investigation No. 332-484, Commercial Availability of Apparel Inputs 
(2007): Effect of Providing Preferential Treatment to Apparel from Sub-
Saharan African, Caribbean Basin, and Andean Countries, under section 
332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)) to provide advice 
regarding the probable economic effect of granting preferential 
treatment to apparel made from fabrics or yarns that are the subject of 
petitions filed in 2007 with the Committee for the Implementation of 
Textile Agreements (CITA) under the ``commercial availability'' 
provisions of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the United 
States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), and the Andean 
Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA). This investigation 
is similar to investigations instituted in 2001-06 to provide advice 
with respect to petitions filed in those years.

DATES: Date of institution: January 29, 2007

ADDRESSES: All offices of the Commission are located at 500 E Street, 
SW., Washington, DC. All submissions in this investigation should be 
addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade 
Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader: Jackie W. Jones (202-
205-3466, jackie.jones@usitc.gov). Deputy Project Leader: Heidi Colby-
Oizumi (202-205-3391, heidi.colby@usitc.gov).
    Industry-specific information may be obtained from the above 
persons. For more information on legal aspects of the investigation, 
contact William Gearhart of the Commission's Office of the General 
Counsel at 202-205-3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov. The media should 
contact Margaret O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations at 202-205-
1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are 
advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting 
the TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who 
will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should 
contact the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. The public record 
for these investigations may be viewed on the Commission's electronic 
docket (EDIS-ONLINE) at http://www.usitc.gov//edis.htm. General 
information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing 
its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission will follow procedures 
similar to those followed in the commercial availability reviews in 
2006 under investigation No. 332-473. Thus, in 2007, the Commission 
will provide advice for each commercial availability review under one 
investigation number. The Commission will post a notification letter 
announcing the initiation of each review on its Internet site (http://
www.usitc.gov) and send the notification letter to a list of interested 
parties who wish to be automatically notified about any requests for 
which

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the Commission initiates analysis. Interested parties may be added to 
this list by notifying Jackie W. Jones (202-205-3466, 
jackie.jones@usitc.gov) or Heidi Colby-Oizumi (202-205-3391, 
heidi.colby@usitc.gov). The notification letter will specify the 
article(s) under consideration, the deadline for submission of public 
comments on the proposed preferential treatment, and the name, 
telephone number, and Internet e-mail address of a staff contact for 
additional information. The Commission has a special area on its web 
site (http://www.usitc.gov/ind_econ_ana/research_ana/pres_cong/332/
short_supply/shortsupintro.htm) to provide the public with information 
on the status of each request for which the Commission initiated 
analysis. CITA publishes a summary of each request from interested 
parties in the Federal Register and posts them on its Internet site 
(U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel, at http:/
/otexa.ita.doc.gov/fr.htm).
    The Commission will submit its reviews to the USTR not later than 
the 42nd day after receiving a request for advice. The Commission will 
post a public version of each review on its website as soon as possible 
thereafter, with any confidential business information deleted.
    Written submissions: Because of time constraints, the Commission 
will not hold public hearings in connection with the advice provided 
under this investigation number. However, interested persons are 
invited to submit written statements containing data and other 
information concerning the matters to be addressed by the Commission. 
All submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States 
International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, 
and should be received no later than the close of business (5:15 p.m. 
ET) on the date stated in the notification letter of each review of a 
petition. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of 
section 201.8 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 
CFR 201.8), except that submitters need file only a signed original (or 
a copy designated as an original) and three (3) copies of each document 
filed, and if confidential treatment of the document is requested, two 
(2) additional copies in which the confidential business information 
must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information 
regarding confidential business information). The Commission rules do 
not authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or 
electronic means except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the 
Commission's rules (19 CFR 201.8) (see Handbook for Electronic Filing 
Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/
documents/handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions 
regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202-205-2000 
or edis@usitc.gov).
    Any submissions that contain confidential business information must 
also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the 
rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages 
be clearly marked as to whether they are the ``confidential'' or ``non-
confidential'' version, and that the confidential business information 
be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, 
except for confidential business information, will be made available in 
the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by 
interested parties.
    Some or all of the confidential business information provided may 
be included in the reviews that the Commission sends to the USTR. The 
Commission plans to publish a public version of each review shortly 
after the review is sent to the USTR. However, in the public version 
the Commission will not publish confidential business information in a 
manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the 
information.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 6, 2007.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-2366 Filed 2-12-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7020-02-P