Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Cotton and Man-Made Fiber Textiles and Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in the People's Republic of China, 67719-67720 [E7-23303]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 230 / Friday, November 30, 2007 / Notices the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http://otexa.ita.doc.gov). R. Matthew Priest, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements November 27, 2007. Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229. Dear Commissioner: Pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments of the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China, Concerning Trade in Textiles and Apparel Products, dated November 8, 2005, you are directed to prohibit, effective on January 1, 2008, entry into the United States for consumption and withdrawal from warehouse for consumption of cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blend and other vegetable fiber textiles and textile products in the following categories and HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050, produced or manufactured in China and exported during the twelve-month period beginning on January 1, 2008 and extending through December 31, 2008, in excess of the following agreed levels: Category Restraint Period 200/301 .................... 222 ........................... 229 ........................... 332/432/632-T (plus baby socks) 1.. 10,131,052 kilograms. 21,482,908 kilograms. 45,007,492 kilograms. 85,058,437 dozen pairs, of which not more than 80,866,195 dozen pairs shall be in categories 332/432/ 632-B (plus baby socks) 2. 26,938,606 dozen. 8,724,590 dozen. 10,581,854 dozen. 25,442,951 dozen. 29,479,266 dozen. 24,302,011 dozen. 5,990,767 kilograms. 134,828,519 numbers. 1,756,637 numbers. 280,581 dozen. 72,177,600 square meters. 103,755,190 square meters. 43,412,575 square meters. 10,427,707 dozen. 10,298,709 dozen. 1,268,884 kilograms. 23,029,668 dozen. 338/339pt. 3 ............. 340/640 .................... 345/645/646 ............. 347/348 .................... 349/649 .................... 352/652 .................... 359-S/659-S 4 .......... 363 ........................... 443 ........................... 447 ........................... 619 ........................... 620 ........................... 622 ........................... rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 638/639pt. 5 ............. 647/648pt. 6 ............. 666pt. 7 .................... 847 ........................... 1 Categories 332/432/632–T: baby socks: only HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050; within Category 632: only HTS numbers 6115.10.4000, 6115.10.5500, 6115.30.9010, 6115.96.6020, 6115.99.1420, 6115.96.9020, 6115.99.1920. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:27 Nov 29, 2007 Jkt 214001 2 Categories 332/432/632-B: baby socks: only HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050; within Category 632: only HTS numbers 6115.10.4000, 6115.10.5500, 6115.96.6020, 6115.96.9020, 6115.99.1420, 6115.99.1920. 3 Categories 338/339pt: all HTS numbers except: 6110.20.1026, 6110.20.1031, 6110.20.2067, 6110.20.2077, 6110.90.9067, and 6110.90.9071. 4 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. 5 Categories 638/639pt.: all HTS numbers except: 6110.30.2051, 6110.30.2061, 6110.30.3051, 6110.30.3057, 6110.90.9079, and 6110.90.9081. 6 Categories 647/648pt.: all HTS numbers except 6203.43.3510, 6204.63.3010, 6210.40.5031, 6210.50.5031, 6211.20.1525 and 6211.20.1555. 7 Category 666pt.: only HTS numbers 6303.12.0010 and 6303.92.2030. Baby socks in HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050 and 6111.90.5050 shall be counted in dozen pairs for quota purposes. These baby socks are subject to the quota level for 332/432/632–T and the sublevel for 332/432/632–B but the correct category designation 239 will be required at the time of entry for quota purposes. The agreed levels set forth above are subject to adjustment pursuant to the current MOU between the Governments of the United States and China. Products in the above categories and HTS numbers 6111.20.6050, 6111.30.5050, and 6111.90.5050 exported during 2007 shall be charged to the applicable category limits for that year (see directive dated October 23, 2006) 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. Sincerely, R. Matthew Priest, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. E7–23304 Filed 11–29–07; 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 People’s Republic of China November 27, 2007. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection adjusting limits. AGENCY: EFFECTIVE DATE: PO 00000 Frm 00024 November 30, 2007. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67719 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 this limit, refer to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection website (http://www.cbp.gov), or call (202) 863–6560. For information on embargoes and quota re-openings, refer to the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http://otexa.ita.doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. Pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments of the United States and the People’s Republic of China concerning Trade in Texile and Apparel Products, signed and dated on November 8, 2005, the current limits for certain categories are being increased for 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 Schedule of the United States (see Federal Register notice 71 FR 62999, published on October 27, 2006). Also see 71 FR 65090 published on November 7, 2006. R. Matthew Priest, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements November 27, 2007. 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 October 23, 2006, as amended on November 2, 2006, by the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. That directive concerns imports of certain cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blend and other vegetable fiber textiles and textile products, produced or manufactured in China and exported during the twelve-month period which began on January 1, 2007 and extends through December 31, 2007. Effective on November 30, 2007, you are directed to adjust the current limits for the following categories, as provided for under the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments of the United States and the People’s Republic of China concerning Trade in Texile and Apparel Products, signed and dated on November 8, 2005: E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 67720 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 230 / Friday, November 30, 2007 / Notices Category 345/645/646 .............. 352/652 ..................... Adjusted twelvemonth limit 1 9,477,660 dozen. 21,957,081 dozen. 1 The limit has not been adjusted to account for any imports exported after December 31, 2006. 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, R. Matthew Priest, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. E7–23303 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S Dated: November 21, 2007. James Hyler, Acting Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Federal Student Aid rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The Acting Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 29, 2008. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Acting Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:29 Nov 29, 2007 Jkt 214001 frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Type of Review: Revision. Title: Federal Family Education Loan Program and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program Teacher Loan Forgiveness Forms. Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; individuals or household; not-for-profit institutions; Federal Government; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 8,700. Burden Hours: 2,871. Abstract: These forms serve as the means by which eligible borrowers in the Federal Family Education Loan Program and the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program apply for teacher loan forgiveness and request forbearance on their loans while performing qualifying teaching service. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3533. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202– 245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E7–23186 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OAR–2004–0081; FRL–8500–1] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collections; Comment Request; Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Nonattainment Area New Source Review (Renewal), EPA ICR No. 1230.17, OMB Control No. 2060–0003 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit a request to renew an existing approved Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This ICR is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2008. Before submitting this ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 29, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OAR–2004–0081, by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: (202) 566–7944. • Mail: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC), Air and Radiation Docket Information Center, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Mail Code 2822T, Washington, DC 20460. • Hand Delivery: EPA Docket Center, EPA West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004. Such deliveries are accepted only during the Docket’s normal hours of operation—8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. Instructions: Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2004– 0081. EPA’s policy is that all comments E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 230 (Friday, November 30, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67719-67720]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-23303]


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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 People's 
Republic of China

November 27, 2007.
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: November 30, 2007.

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 this 
limit, refer to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection website 
(http://www.cbp.gov), or call (202) 863-6560. 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.
    Pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments 
of the United States and the People's Republic of China concerning 
Trade in Texile and Apparel Products, signed and dated on November 8, 
2005, the current limits for certain categories are being increased for 
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 Schedule of the United States (see Federal 
Register notice 71 FR 62999, published on October 27, 2006). Also see 
71 FR 65090 published on November 7, 2006.

R. Matthew Priest,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.

Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements

November 27, 2007.

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 October 23, 2006, as amended on 
November 2, 2006, by the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation 
of Textile Agreements. That directive concerns imports of certain 
cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blend and other vegetable fiber 
textiles and textile products, produced or manufactured in China and 
exported during the twelve-month period which began on January 1, 
2007 and extends through December 31, 2007.
    Effective on November 30, 2007, you are directed to adjust the 
current limits for the following categories, as provided for under 
the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments 
of the United States and the People's Republic of China concerning 
Trade in Texile and Apparel Products, signed and dated on November 
8, 2005:

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                                            Adjusted twelve-month limit
                 Category                               \1\
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345/645/646..............................  9,477,660 dozen.
352/652..................................  21,957,081 dozen.
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\1\ The limit has not been adjusted to account for any imports exported
  after December 31, 2006.

    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,
R. Matthew Priest,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.
[FR Doc. E7-23303 Filed 11-29-07; 8:45 am]
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