Amendment of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries from Regional Country Fabric, 37514 [E7-13380]

Download as PDF 37514 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 10, 2007 / Notices concerning the BSAI Crab Economic Data Report (EDR) data. The specific topics to be addressed at the meeting will be: 1. Data quality - ensuring that the questions are consistently interpreted across both industry who respond to the survey and analysts using the data. 2. Confidentiality - ensuring that any use or reporting of the data protects confidentiality interests of industry who have responded to the survey. The Kodiak meeting will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fisherman’s Hall, 403 Marine Way W, Kodiak, AK. The Seattle meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Leif Erickson Hall, 2245 NW 57th St., Seattle, WA. The morning session will focus on crab processing data elements in the EDRs and the afternoon session will focus on crab harvesting data elements. Both meetings are open to the public. A discussion paper reviewing the data quality and confidentiality topics was presented at the NPFMC meetings in March, 2007 and can be downloaded at http://www.fakr.noaa.gov/npfmc/ summarylreports/DATA032007.pdf. A revised draft of the paper will be reviewed at the meetings. To receive an advance copy of the revised discussion paper, please contact Dr. Brian GarberYonts at (206) 526–6301 or by email at brian.garber-yonts@noaa.gov. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Dr. Brian GarberYonts, AFSC, (206) 526–6301 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: July 5, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–13323 Filed 7–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Amendment of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries from Regional Country Fabric jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES July 5, 2007. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:17 Jul 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 Amending the 12-Month Cap on Duty and Quota Free Benefits ACTION: EFFECTIVE DATE: July 10, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Stetson, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-3400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Authority: Section 3103 of the Trade Act of 2002; Title VII of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (TRHCA 2006); H.R. 1830 110. Cong. (2007); (H.R. 1830); Presidential Proclamation 7616 of October 31, 2002 (67 FR 67283). Section 3103 of the Trade Act of 2002 amended the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) to provide for duty and quota-free treatment for certain textile and apparel articles imported from designated Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA) beneficiary countries. Section 204(b)(3)(B)(iii) of the amended ATPA provides duty- and quota-free treatment for certain apparel articles assembled in ATPDEA beneficiary countries from regional fabric and components, subject to quantitative limitation. More specifically, this provision applies to apparel articles sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more ATPDEA beneficiary countries from fabrics or from fabric components formed or from components knit-to-shape, in one or more ATPDEA beneficiary countries, from yarns wholly formed in the United States or one or more ATPDEA beneficiary countries (including fabrics not formed from yarns, if such fabrics are classifiable under heading 5602 and 5603 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and are formed in one or more ATPDEA beneficiary countries). Such apparel articles may also contain certain other eligible fabrics, fabric components, or components knit-toshape. The TRHCA of 2006 extended the expiration of the ATPA to June 30, 2007. See Section 7002(a) of the TRHCA 2006. H.R. 1830 further extended the expiration of the ATPA to February 29, 2008. See Section 1 of H.R. 1830. The purpose of this notice is to extend the period of the quantitative limitation for preferential tariff treatment under the regional fabric provision for imports of qualifying apparel articles for a full 12month period, through September 30, 2007. See Amendment of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries from PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Regional Country Fabric, published in the Federal Register on January 22, 2007. (72 FR 2661) For the period beginning on October 1, 2006 and extending through September 30, 2007, the aggregate quantity of imports eligible for preferential treatment under the regional fabric provision is 1,164,288,418 square meters equivalent. Apparel articles entered in excess of this quantity will be subject to otherwise applicable tariffs. This quantity is calculated using the aggregate square meter equivalents of all apparel articles imported into the United States, derived from the set of Harmonized System lines listed in the Annex to the World Trade Organization Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC), and the conversion factors for units of measure into square meter equivalents used by the United States in implementing the ATC. Janet Heinzen, Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. E7–13380 Filed 7–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal Nos. 07–27] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Department of Defense, Defense Security Cooperation Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated 21 July 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. B. English, DSCA/DBO/CFM, (703) 601– 3740. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittals 07–27 with attached transmittal, policy justification, and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: July 3, 2007. C.R. Choate, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001–06–M E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 131 (Tuesday, July 10, 2007)]
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COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS


Amendment of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of 
Apparel Articles Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries from 
Regional Country Fabric

July 5, 2007.
AGENCY: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).

ACTION: Amending the 12-Month Cap on Duty and Quota Free Benefits

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EFFECTIVE DATE: July 10, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Stetson, International Trade 
Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, (202) 482-3400.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Authority: Authority: Section 3103 of the Trade Act of 2002; 
Title VII of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (TRHCA 
2006); H.R. 1830 110. Cong. (2007); (H.R. 1830); Presidential 
Proclamation 7616 of October 31, 2002 (67 FR 67283).
    Section 3103 of the Trade Act of 2002 amended the Andean Trade 
Preference Act (ATPA) to provide for duty and quota-free treatment for 
certain textile and apparel articles imported from designated Andean 
Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA) beneficiary 
countries. Section 204(b)(3)(B)(iii) of the amended ATPA provides duty- 
and quota-free treatment for certain apparel articles assembled in 
ATPDEA beneficiary countries from regional fabric and components, 
subject to quantitative limitation. More specifically, this provision 
applies to apparel articles sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more 
ATPDEA beneficiary countries from fabrics or from fabric components 
formed or from components knit-to-shape, in one or more ATPDEA 
beneficiary countries, from yarns wholly formed in the United States or 
one or more ATPDEA beneficiary countries (including fabrics not formed 
from yarns, if such fabrics are classifiable under heading 5602 and 
5603 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and are formed in one or 
more ATPDEA beneficiary countries). Such apparel articles may also 
contain certain other eligible fabrics, fabric components, or 
components knit-to-shape.
    The TRHCA of 2006 extended the expiration of the ATPA to June 30, 
2007. See Section 7002(a) of the TRHCA 2006. H.R. 1830 further extended 
the expiration of the ATPA to February 29, 2008. See Section 1 of H.R. 
1830. The purpose of this notice is to extend the period of the 
quantitative limitation for preferential tariff treatment under the 
regional fabric provision for imports of qualifying apparel articles 
for a full 12-month period, through September 30, 2007. See Amendment 
of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles 
Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries from Regional Country Fabric, 
published in the Federal Register on January 22, 2007. (72 FR 2661)
    For the period beginning on October 1, 2006 and extending through 
September 30, 2007, the aggregate quantity of imports eligible for 
preferential treatment under the regional fabric provision is 
1,164,288,418 square meters equivalent. Apparel articles entered in 
excess of this quantity will be subject to otherwise applicable 
tariffs.
    This quantity is calculated using the aggregate square meter 
equivalents of all apparel articles imported into the United States, 
derived from the set of Harmonized System lines listed in the Annex to 
the World Trade Organization Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC), 
and the conversion factors for units of measure into square meter 
equivalents used by the United States in implementing the ATC.

Janet Heinzen,
Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile 
Agreements.
[FR Doc. E7-13380 Filed 7-9-07; 8:45 am]
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