Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Entry of Shipments of Wool and Man-Made Fiber Textiles and Apparel in Excess of 2005 Agreement Limits
Document Number: E5-7947
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Belarus
Document Number: E5-7946
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-28
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool and Man-Made Fiber Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Belarus
Document Number: C5-24176
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-23
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool and Man-Made Fiber Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Belarus
Document Number: 05-24176
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-19
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Public Comment on Short Supply Petition under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Document Number: E5-7079
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On October 24, 2005 the Chairman of CITA received a request from Quaker Fabrics alleging that certain acrylic staple fibers, classified in subheading 5503.30.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner and requesting that CITA consider whether the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) rule of origin for chenille fabric classified under HTSUS 5801.36.0000 should be modified to allow the use of non-North American acrylic staple fiber. The President may proclaim a modification to the NAFTA rules of origin only after reaching an agreement with the other NAFTA countries on the modification. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether acrylic staple fiber can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by January 9, 2006. to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230.
Announcement of Import Restraint Limits for Certain Wool Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Ukraine
Document Number: E5-7078
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Public Comment on Short Supply Petition Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Document Number: E5-7077
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On October 28, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a request from Alston & Bird LLP, on behalf of Polymer Group, Inc. (PGI), alleging that rayon viscose staple fiber, classified in subheading 5504.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner and requesting that CITA consider whether the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) rule of origin for nonwoven wipes classified under HTSUS subheadings 5603.91, 5603.92, 5603.93 and 5603.94 should be modified to allow the use of non-North American viscose rayon staple fiber. The President may proclaim a modification to the NAFTA rules of origin only after reaching an agreement with the other NAFTA countries on the modification. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether woven fabrics of the type described below can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by January 9, 2006 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230.
Entry of Shipments of Cotton, Wool and Man-Made Fiber Textiles and Apparel in Excess of China Textile Safeguard Limits
Document Number: E5-6842
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-05
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Termination of Further Consideration of Requests for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-23460
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-29
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is terminating further consideration of requests for safeguard action on imports from China of twenty-four textile and apparel product categories.
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States - Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA)
Document Number: 05-23362
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-25
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On November 18, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Oxford Industries alleging that 100 percent cotton woven flannel fabrics, made from 21 through 36 NM single ring-spun yarns, of 2 X 2 twill weave construction, weighing not more than 200 grams per square meter, classified under subheading 5208.43.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The petition requests that such fabrics, for use in the manufacture of shirts, trousers, nightwear, robes and dressing gowns and woven underwear in an ATPDEA beneficiary country for export to the United States, be eligible for preferential treatment under the ATPDEA. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this petition, in particular with regard to whether these fabrics can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by December 12, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution, NW., Washington, D.C. 20230.
Amendment to a Determination Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
Document Number: 05-23280
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-25
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Amendments to CITA's directive that determined certain textile and apparel goods from Nigeria be treated as ``handloomed, handmade, folklore articles, or ethnic printed fabrics'' and qualify for preferential treatment under the AGOA.
Determination Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
Document Number: 05-23105
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-22
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has determined that certain textile and apparel goods from Sierra Leone shall be treated as ``handloomed, handmade, folklore articles, or ethnic printed fabrics'' and qualify for preferential treatment under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Imports of eligible products from Sierra Leone with an appropriate visa will qualify for duty-free treatment.
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22898
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-17
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber nightwear (Category 351/651).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22897
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-17
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber skirts (Category 342/642).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22896
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-17
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber swimwear (Category 359-S/659-S).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22895
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-17
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of women's and girls' cotton and man-made fiber shirts and blouses, not-knit (Category 341/641).
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Request under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
Document Number: 05-22820
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-16
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On November 9, 2005 the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Shibani Inwear alleging that certain 100 percent nylon flat filament yarn, classified in subheading 5402.41.9040 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The petition requests that certain knit apparel articles made of such yarn be eligible for preferential treatment under the AGOA. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether such fabrics can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by December 1, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20230.
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22359
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through December 31, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton, wool and man-made fiber socks (Category 332/432 and 642 Part).
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22249
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On October 11, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of cotton terry and other pile towels (Category 363). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement) be applied on imports of such towels. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such towels are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by December 7, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22248
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 8, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber swimwear (Category 359-S/659-S).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22247
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 8, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber nightwear (Category 351/651).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22246
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 8, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber skirts (Category 342/642).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-22245
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 8, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of women's and girls' cotton and man-made fiber shirts and blouses, not-knit (Category 341/641).
Exemption from Category 647/648 of Ski and Snowboard Pants Manufactured in the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 05-21689
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-01
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports From China
Document Number: 05-21107
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-20
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber curtains and drapery (Category 369 Part/666 Part).
Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Wool Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Ukraine
Document Number: E5-5568
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20414
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 21, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of other men's and boys' man-made fiber coats and women's and girls' man-made fiber coats (Category 634/635). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement) be applied on imports of such coats. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such coats are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20413
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 21, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of polyester filament fabric, light weight (Category 619). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement) be applied on imports of such fabric. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such fabric are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20412
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 21, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of men's and boys' wool suits (Category 443). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement) be applied on imports of such suits. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such suits are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20411
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 21, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee limit imports from China of cheesecloth, batistes, lawns/voiles (Category 226). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement) be applied on imports of such fabric. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such fabric are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20410
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, SEAMS, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of man-made fiber trousers (Category 647/648). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of man-made fiber trousers. The current limit on man-made fiber trousers expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of man-made fiber trousers are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20409
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, SEAMS, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses (Category 638/ 639). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses. The current limit on man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20408
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of other synthetic filament fabric (Category 620). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of other synthetic filament fabric. The current limit on other synthetic filament fabric expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of other synthetic filament fabric are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20407
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, SEAMS, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of cotton and man-made fiber underwear (Category 352/652). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of cotton and man-made fiber underwear. The current limit on cotton and man-made fiber underwear expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of cotton and man- made fiber underwear are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20406
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, SEAMS, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of cotton and man-made fiber brassieres (Category 349/649). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of such brassieres. The current limit on cotton and man-made fiber brassieres expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of cotton and man-made fiber brassieres are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20405
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, SEAMS, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of cotton trousers (Category 347/348). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of such trousers. The current limit on cotton trousers expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such trousers are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20404
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, SEAMS, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of men's and boys' cotton and man-made fiber shirts, not knit (Category 340/640). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of such shirts. The current limit on men's and boys' cotton and man-made fiber shirts, not knit expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such shirts are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005, to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20403
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, SEAMS, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of cotton knit shirts and blouses (Category 338/339). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of cotton knit shirts and blouses. The current limit on cotton knit shirts and blouses expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of cotton knit shirts and blouses are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-20402
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On September 14, 2005, the Committee received a request from the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, the National Textile Association, and UNITE HERE requesting that the Committee reapply a limit on imports from China of combed cotton yarn (Category 301). They request that a textile and apparel safeguard action, as provided for in the Report of the Working Party on the Accession of China to the World Trade Organization (the Accession Agreement), be reapplied on imports of combed cotton yarn. The current limit on combed cotton yarn expires on December 31, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of combed cotton yarn are, due to the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by November 10, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230.
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-5522
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of men's and boys' wool trousers (Category 447).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-5521
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber dressing gowns and robes (Category 350/650).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-5520
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber sweaters (Category 345/645/646).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-5519
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through November 30, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of knit fabric (Category 222).
Designations under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) and the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA)
Document Number: 05-20115
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-05
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
CITA has determined that certain compacted, plied, ring spun cotton yarns, with yarn counts in the range from 42 to 102 metric, classified in subheadings 5205.42.0020, 5205.43.0020, 5205.44.0020, 5205.46.0020, and 5205.47.0020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), for use in U.S. formed fabric used in men's and boys' woven cotton trousers and shirts, and women's and girls' woven cotton trousers, shirts, and blouses, cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner under the CBTPA and ATPDEA. CITA hereby designates such apparel articles, that are both cut and sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more eligible CBTPA beneficiary country from U.S. formed fabrics containing such yarns, as eligible to enter free of quotas and duties under HTSUS subheading 9820.11.27, provided all other yarns used in the apparel articles are U.S. formed and all other fabrics used in the apparel articles are U.S. formed from yarns wholly formed in the United States. CITA also hereby designates such yarns as eligible under HTSUS subheading 9821.11.10, if used in the referenced apparel articles, that are sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more eligible ATPDEA beneficiary countries from U.S. formed fabrics containing such yarns. The referenced apparel articles from U.S. formed fabrics containing such yarns shall be eligible to enter free of quotas and duties under this subheading, provided all other yarns used in the apparel articles are U.S. formed and all other fabrics used in the apparel articles are U.S. formed from yarns wholly formed in the United States. CITA notes that this designation under the ATPDEA renders apparel articles, sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more eligible ATPDEA beneficiary countries, containing such yarns as eligible for quota-free and duty- free treatment under HTSUS subheading 9821.11.13, provided the requirements of that subheading are met.