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

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Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-8905
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On April 6, 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 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 taken on imports of such man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by June 3, 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, D.C. 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-8904
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On April 6, 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 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 taken on imports of other synthetic filament fabric. 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 market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by June 3, 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, D.C. 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-8903
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On April 6, 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 dressing gowns and robes (Category 350/650). 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 taken on imports of such dressing gowns and robes. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such dressing gowns and robes are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by June 3, 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, D.C. 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-8902
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On April 6, 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 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 taken on imports of such brassieres. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such brassieres are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by June 3, 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, D.C. 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-8901
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On April 6, 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 sweaters (Category 345/645/646). 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 taken on imports of such sweaters. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such sweaters are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by June 3, 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, D.C. 20230.
Solicitation of Public Comments on Request for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Action on Imports from China
Document Number: 05-8900
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-04
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On April 6, 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' 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 taken on imports of such shirts. The Committee hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether imports from China of such shirts are, due to market disruption, threatening to impede the orderly development of trade in this product. Comments must be submitted by June 3, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001A, United States Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.
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.
Request for Public Comment on Short Supply Petition Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Document Number: E5-1398
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-30
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 2, 2005 the Chairman of CITA received a request from Alston & Bird LLP, on behalf of Robinson Manufacturing Company (Robinson), alleging that certain woven fabrics, of the specifications detailed below, classified in the indicated subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), cannot be supplied by the NAFTA region in commercial quantities in a timely manner and requesting that the President proclaim a modification of the NAFTA rule of origin. Robinson requests that the NAFTA rule of origin for boxer shorts classified under HTSUS 6207.11 should be modified to allow the use of non-North American woven fabrics of the type described below. 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 April 29, 2005 to the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Room 3001, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230.
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-5207
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-15
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 9, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of B*W*A of New York, New York alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, double faced irregular sateen weave, flannel fabrics, of yarn-dyed, single yarns, of the specifications detailed below, classified in subheading 5209.59.0025 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 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 March 30, 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.
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-5206
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-15
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 9, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of B*W*A of New York, New York alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, 4-thread twill weave and herringbone twill weave, flannel fabrics, of yarn-dyed, ring spun and plied yarns, of the specifications detailed below, classified in subheadings 5209.43.0050 and 5209.49.0090 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 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 March 30, 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.
Withdrawal of Two Commercial Availability Petitions under the United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-5205
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-15
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 3, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received two petitions from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of B*W*A of New York, New York, alleging that certain, 100 percent cotton, 4-thread twill weave, flannel fabrics, of yarn-dyed, ring spun and plied yarns, and certain 100 percent cotton, double faced sateen weave, flannel fabrics, of yarn-dyed, single yarns, of certain specifications, cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The petitions requested that men's and boys' woven cotton shirts and woven cotton shirts and blouses, respectively, of such fabrics assembled in one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA. On March 9, 2005, CITA published notices in the Federal Register (70 FR 11621 and 70 FR 11620) soliciting public comments on these petitions, in particular with regard to whether these fabrics can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. On March 9, 2005, CITA received a letter from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. withdrawing the petitions. The specifications of these fabrics are repeated below. The petitioner states that the weight of the fabrics was incorrectly stated in both petitions.
Denial of Commercial Availability Request under the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), and the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA)
Document Number: E5-1028
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On January 3, 2005 the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Alston & Bird, LLP, on behalf of Ge-Ray Fabrics, Inc., alleging that certain anti-microbial elastomeric filament yarn, of the specifications below, classified in under subheadings 5402.49.9005 and 5404.10.8005 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 requested that knit apparel articles from such yarns or from U.S. formed fabrics containing such yarns, be eligible for preferential treatment under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the U.S. - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), and the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA).
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-4613
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 3, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of B*W*A of New York, New York alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, 4-thread twill weave, flannel fabrics, of yarn-dyed, combed and ring spun single 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 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 March 24, 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.
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-4612
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 3, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of B*W*A of New York, New York alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, 4-thread twill weave, flannel fabrics, of yarn-dyed, ring spun and plied 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 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 March 24, 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: 05-4611
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On March 3, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of B*W*A of New York, New York alleging that certain 100 percent cotton, double faced sateen weave, flannel fabrics, of yarn-dyed, single yarns, of the specifications detailed below, classified in subheading 5209.59.0025 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 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 March 24, 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.
Limitations of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Mauritius From Third-Country Fabric
Document Number: 05-4019
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-01
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Designations under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provisions of the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-2086
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-03
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, 100 percent cotton, double- napped, flannel fabric, of the specification detailed below, classified in subheading 5209.31.6050 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), for use in products covered by textile categories 340, 341, 347, 348, 350, 351, and woven underwear in category 352, cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The 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 a Commercial Availability Request under the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 05-1437
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-25
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On January 14, 2005 the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of Outlast Technology, Inc. of Boulder, CO and Bernette Textile Co, LLC of New York, NY, alleging that certain colored open end spun yarns ranging in size from 6/1 to 18/1 English count (10.16/1 to 30.47/1 metric) of a blend of reclaimed and reprocessed cotton and not less than 35 percent nor more than 49 percent by weight of Outlast licensed phase change acrylic staple fibers produced under license from Outlast, for use in chief weight cotton sweaters, cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. It requests that such apparel made from such yarn be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA. This is a refiling of a previous petition regarding the subject yarn. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether such yarn can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by February 9, 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.
Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Cotton, Wool and Man-Made Fiber Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Cambodia
Document Number: 05-720
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-12
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Request under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), and the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA)
Document Number: 05-521
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-10
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On January 3, 2005, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Alston & Bird, LLP, on behalf of their client, Ge-Ray Fabrics, Inc., that a certain anti-microbial elastomeric filament yarn, of the specifications below, classified in under subheadings 5402.49.9005 and 5404.10.8005 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 apparel articles from such yarns or from U.S. formed fabrics containing such yarns be eligible for preferential treatment under the AGOA, the CBTPA, and the ATPDEA. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether such yarns can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by January 25,2005 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.
Suspension of Textile Visa Requirements for Ukraine
Document Number: 05-197
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-05
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Cancellation of Textile Visa Requirements for Laos
Document Number: 05-196
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-05
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Public Comments on Commercial Availability Petition under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), and the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA)
Document Number: 04-28750
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On December 27, 2004, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Alston and Bird, L.L.P., on behalf of their client, Texollini, Inc., alleging that ring spun single yarns of English yarn numbers 30 and higher of 0.9 denier or finer micro modal fibers, classified in subheading 5510.11.000 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 women's and girls' knit apparel articles from such yarns or from U.S.- formed fabrics containing such yarns be eligible for preferential treatment under the AGOA, the CBTPA, and the ATPDEA. CITA hereby solicits public comments on this request, in particular with regard to whether such yarns can be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. Comments must be submitted by January 18, 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.
Denial of Commercial Availability Request under the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 04-28717
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On August 31, 2004, the Chairman of CITA received a petition from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of Jaclyn, Inc. of New York, alleging that certain circular single knit jersey fabric of the specifications detailed below cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. The petition requests that women's and girl's nightwear of such fabric assembled in one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA.
Denial of Commercial Availability Requests under the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
Document Number: 04-28716
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
On October 19, 2004, the Chairman of CITA received two petitions from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., on behalf of Jaclyn, Inc. of New York, alleging that certain circular single knit jersey fabrics of the specifications detailed below, classified in subheadings 6006.31.00.80 and 6006.32.00.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. These petitions requested that women's and girl's nightwear of such fabric assembled in one or more CBTPA beneficiary countries be eligible for preferential treatment under the CBTPA.
Determination Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
Document Number: 04-28715
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-03
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 Mozambique shall be treated as ``handloomed, handmade, or folklore articles'' and qualify for preferential treatment under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Imports of eligible products from Mozambique with an appropriate AGOA visa will qualify for duty-free treatment.
Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Cotton and Man-Made Fiber Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in Indonesia
Document Number: 04-28713
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-01-03
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions