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

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