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

Designations under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provisions of the United States Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: E5-1978
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has determined that certain woven fabric, of the specifications detailed below, classified in the indicated subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), for use in boys' suits, trousers, and suit-type jackets or blazers, sizes 2T - 20, cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. CITA hereby designates such apparel articles, that are both cut and sewn or otherwise assembled in an eligible CBTPA beneficiary country, from this fabric as eligible for quota free and duty free treatment under the textile and apparel commercial availability provisions of the CBTPA and eligible under HTSUS subheadings 9820.11.27, to enter free of quota and duties, provided that all other fabrics are wholly formed in the United States from yarns wholly formed in the United States.
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-7586
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-14
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On April 8, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Oxford Industries alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, 2 x 2 twill weave, flannel fabrics, of ring spun and combed 2 ply yarns, of the specifications detailed below, classified in subheading 5208.43.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The petition requests that men's and boys' woven cotton shirts and women's and girls woven cotton blouses of such fabrics assembled in one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA. 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 April 29, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution, NW., Washington, DC 20230.
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition Under the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: C5-6733
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-12
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-7365
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-12
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On April 6, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis, & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of their client, Dillard's Inc., alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, carbon- emerized, three or four-thread twill weave fabric, of the specifications detailed below, classified in subheading 5208.33.00.00 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 woven cotton shirts and blouses of such fabrics assembled in one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA. 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 April 27, 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.
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-6733
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-12
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 30, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Neville Peterson, LLP, on behalf of S. Rothschild & Co., Inc. of New York, New York, alleging that certain coat weight fabrics of 100 percent carded camelhair, 100 percent carded cashmere, or a blend of carded cashmere and wool fibers, of the specifications detailed below, classified in subheading 5111.19.6020 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 outerwear articles of such fabrics assembled in one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA. 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 April 27, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments Regarding Possible Safeguard Action on Imports from China of Cotton Trousers
Document Number: 05-7256
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee has decided, on its own initiative, to consider whether imports of Chinese origin cotton trousers, Category 347/348 are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in these products. The Committee is soliciting public comments to assist it in considering this issue and in determining whether safeguard action is appropriate. Comments may be submitted by any interested person. Comments must be received no later than May 9, 2005.
Solicitation of Public Comments Regarding Possible Safeguard Action on Imports from China of Cotton and Man-Made Fiber Underwear
Document Number: 05-7255
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee has decided, on its own initiative, to consider whether imports of Chinese origin cotton and man-made fiber underwear, Category 352/652 are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in these products. The Committee is soliciting public comments to assist it in considering this issue and in determining whether safeguard action is appropriate. Comments may be submitted by any interested person. Comments must be received no later than May 9, 2005.
Solicitation of Public Comments Regarding Possible Safeguard Action on Imports from China of Cotton Knit shirts and Blouses
Document Number: 05-7254
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee has decided, on its own initiative, to consider whether imports of Chinese origin cotton knit shirts and blouses, Category 338/339 are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in these products. The Committee is soliciting public comments to assist it in considering this issue and in determining whether safeguard action is appropriate. Comments may be submitted by any interested person. Comments must be received no later than May 9, 2005.
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-6733
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-04
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 29, 2005 the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler,Travis, & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of their client, Dillard's Inc.,alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, carbon- emerized, four-threadtwill weave fabric, of the specifications detailed below, classified insubheading 5208.33.00.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the UnitedStates (HTSUS), cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercialquantities in a timely manner. The petition requests that woven cottonshirts and blouses of such fabrics assembled in one or more CBTPAbeneficiary countries be eligible for preferential treatment under theCBTPA. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particularwith regard to whether such fabrics can be supplied by the domesticindustry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must besubmitted by April 19, 2005, to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements,Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and ConstitutionAvenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20230.