Foreign Affairs Policy Board Meeting Notice, 27489 [2020-09887]

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Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, it has been determined that this meeting will be closed to the public as the Board SUMMARY: 19:18 May 07, 2020 [FR Doc. 2020–09887 Filed 5–7–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Notice of Product Exclusions: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice of product exclusions. AGENCY: (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) VerDate Sep<11>2014 Duncan H. Walker, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Policy Planning, Department of State. 7.500 The number assigned to this disaster for physical damage is 16435B and for economic injury is 164360. ACTION: will be reviewing and discussing matters properly classified in accordance with the Executive Order titled, ‘‘Classified National Security Information.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Duncan Walker, Office of Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, phone: (202) 647–2236. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Foreign Affairs Policy Board reviews and assesses: (1) Global threats and opportunities; (2) trends that implicate core national security interests; (3) technology tools needed to advance the State Department’s mission; and (4) priorities and strategic frameworks for U.S. foreign policy. Jkt 250001 In September 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $200 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The U.S. Trade Representative initiated a product exclusion process in June 2019, and interested persons have submitted requests for the exclusion of specific products. This notice announces the U.S. Trade Representative’s determination to grant certain exclusion requests, as specified in the Annex to this notice, and corrects technical errors in previously announced exclusions. DATES: The product exclusions announced in this notice will apply as of September 24, 2018, the effective date of the $200 billion action, and extend to August 7, 2020. The amendments announced in this notice are retroactive to the date that the original exclusions were published. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general questions about this notice, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27489 contact Assistant General Counsels Philip Butler or Megan Grimball, or Director of Industrial Goods Justin Hoffmann at (202) 395–5725. For specific questions on customs classification or implementation of the product exclusions identified in the Annex to this notice, contact traderemedy@cbp.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Background For background on the proceedings in this investigation, please see prior notices including 82 FR 40213 (August 24, 2017), 83 FR 14906 (April 6, 2018), 83 FR 28710 (June 20, 2018), 83 FR 33608 (July 17, 2018), 83 FR 38760 (August 7, 2018), 83 FR 47974 (September 21, 2018), 83 FR 49153 (September 28, 2018), 83 FR 65198 (December 19, 2018), 84 FR 7966 (March 5, 2019), 84 FR 20459 (May 9, 2019), 84 FR 29576 (June 24, 2019), 84 FRN 38717 (August 7, 2019), 84 FR 46212 (September 3, 2019), 84 FR 49591 (September 20, 2019), 84 FR 57803 (October 28, 2019), 84 FR 61674 (November 13, 2019), 84 FR 65882 (November 29, 2019), 84 FR 69012 (December 17, 2019), 85 FR 549 (January 6, 2020), 85 FR 6674 (February 5, 2020), 85 FR 9921 (February 20, 2020), 85 FR 15015 (March 16, 2020), 85 FR 17158 (March 26, 2020), and 85 FR 23122 (April 24, 2020). Effective September 24, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional 10 percent ad valorem duties on goods of China classified in 5,757 full and partial subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), with an approximate annual trade value of $200 billion. See 83 FR 47974, as modified by 83 FR 49153. In May 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative increased the additional duty to 25 percent. See 84 FR 20459. On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative established a process by which stakeholders could request exclusion of particular products classified within an 8-digit HTSUS subheading covered by the $200 billion action from the additional duties. See 84 FR 29576 (the June 24 notice). Under the June 24 notice, requests for exclusion had to identify the product subject to the request in terms of the physical characteristics that distinguish the product from other products within the relevant 8-digit HTSUS subheading covered by the $200 billion action. Requestors also had to provide the 10digit HTSUS subheading most applicable to the particular product requested for exclusion, and could submit information on the ability of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 11111]


Foreign Affairs Policy Board Meeting Notice

ACTION: Notice of closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State announces a meeting of the Foreign 
Affairs Policy Board to take place on June 1, 2020. Pursuant to section 
10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, it has been determined 
that this meeting will be closed to the public as the Board will be 
reviewing and discussing matters properly classified in accordance with 
the Executive Order titled, ``Classified National Security 
Information.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Duncan Walker, Office of Policy 
Planning, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, phone: (202) 
647-2236.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Foreign Affairs Policy Board reviews and 
assesses: (1) Global threats and opportunities; (2) trends that 
implicate core national security interests; (3) technology tools needed 
to advance the State Department's mission; and (4) priorities and 
strategic frameworks for U.S. foreign policy.

Duncan H. Walker,
Designated Federal Officer, Office of Policy Planning, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2020-09887 Filed 5-7-20; 8:45 am]
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