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

Designation under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provisions of the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: E5-4389
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-12
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
CITA has determined that certain 100 percent cotton carbon- emerized, three or four-thread twill weave fabrics, of the specifications detailed below, classified in subheading 5208.33.0000 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 CITA hereby designates woven cotton shirts and blouses, that are both cut and sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more eligible CBTPA beneficiary countries from such fabrics, 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 in the referenced apparel articles are wholly formed in the United States from yarns wholly formed in the United States, including fabrics not formed from yarns, if such fabrics are classifiable under HTS heading 5602 or 5603 and are wholly formed in the United States.
Designation under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provisions of the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: E5-4388
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-12
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
CITA has determined 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. CITA hereby designates men's and boys' woven cotton shirts and women's and girl's woven cotton shirts and blouses, that are both cut and sewn or otherwise assembled in one or more eligible CBTPA beneficiary countries from such fabrics, 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 in the referenced apparel articles are wholly formed in the United States from yarns wholly formed in the United States, including fabrics not formed from yarns, if such fabrics are classifiable under HTS heading 5602 or 5603 and are wholly formed in the United States.
Denial of Commercial Availability Request under United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: E5-4387
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-12
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On June 7, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of their client B*W*A of New York City, alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, yarn dyed in the warp direction, plain weave double warp beam seersucker fabrics, of detailed specifications, classified in subheadings 5208.42.30, 5208.42.40, 5208.42.50, and 5209.41.60 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 shirts, blouses, and sleepwear of such fabrics be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA. CITA has determined that the subject fabrics can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities and in a timely manner and, therefore, denies the request.
Notice Regarding Pending Requests for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-4328
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-10
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is notifying the public that there is no need for further action on certain pending requests for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action based upon allegations of actual (i.e., existing) market disruption at this time regarding imports of men's and boys' cotton and man-made fiber shirts, not knit (Category 340/640), man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses (Category 638/639), and man-made fiber trousers (Category 647/648).
Denial of Commercial Availability Request under United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: E5-4268
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On June 1, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of their client, B*W*A of New York City, alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, yarn dyed, plain weave double warp beam seersucker fabrics, of detailed specifications, classified in subheadings 5208.42.30, 5208.42.40, 5208.42.50, and 5209.41.60 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 shirts, blouses, and sleepwear of such fabrics be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA. CITA has determined that the subject fabrics can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities and in a timely manner and, therefore, denies the request.
Denial of Commercial Availability Request under United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: E5-4267
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On June 1, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of their client, B*W*A of New York City, alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, piece dyed, plain weave double warp beam seersucker fabrics, of detailed specifications, classified in subheadings 5208.32.30, 5208.32.40, 5208.32.50, and 5209.31.60 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 shirts, blouses, and sleepwear of such fabrics be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA. CITA has determined that the subject fabrics can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities and in a timely manner and, therefore, denies the request.
Announcement of Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-4266
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through August 31, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of other synthetic filament fabric (Category 620).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-4265
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through August 31, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of knit fabric (Category 222).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-4264
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through August 31, 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: E5-4263
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through August 31, 2005, the period for making a determination on whether to request consultations with China regarding imports of cotton and man-made fiber brassieres (Category 349/649).
Extension of Period of Determination on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: E5-4262
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through August 31, 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: E5-4261
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee is extending through August 31, 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).
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-15447
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On July 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 and man-made fiber swimwear (Category 359-S/659-S). 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 swimwear. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such nightwear are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by September 2, 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: 05-15446
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On July 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 and man-made fiber nightwear (Category 351/651). 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 nightwear. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such nightwear are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by September 2, 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: 05-15445
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On July 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 and man-made fiber skirts (Category 342/642). 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 skirts. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such skirts are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by September 2, 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: 05-15444
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On July 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 women's and girls' cotton and man-made fiber woven shirts and blouses (Category 341/641). 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 shirts and blouses. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such shirts and blouses are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by September 2, 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: 05-15443
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On July 8, 2005, the Committee received a request from the Domestic Manufacturers Committee of The Hosiery Association, the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, the National Council of Textile Organizations, and the National Textile Association requesting that the Committee reapply the limit on imports from China of cotton, wool, and man-made socks (Category 332/432 and 632 Part). 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 socks. The current limit on socks expires on October 28, 2005. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such socks are, due to market disruption and/or the threat of market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by September 2, 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.