Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
Document Number: 2012-27090
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-06
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the interim procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') will follow in implementing certain provisions of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (``US-Colombia TPA''). Section 203(o)(4) of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (``Implementation Act'') authorizes the President to establish procedures to modify the list of fabrics, yarns, or fibers not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in either the United States or Colombia as set out in Annex 3-B of the US- Colombia TPA. The President has delegated to CITA the authority to determine whether fabrics, yarns, or fibers are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in either the United States or Colombia and has directed CITA to establish procedures that govern the submission of a request and provide the opportunity for interested entities to submit comments and supporting evidence for any such determination pursuant to the Implementation Act. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedures CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures. CITA will be using the procedures detailed in this notice as of November 6, 2012.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests From the Public for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Actions on Imports From Colombia
Document Number: 2012-26415
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-26
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the interim procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') will follow in implementing certain provisions of the United StatesColombia Trade Promotion Agreement (``U.S.-Colombia TPA''). Title III, Subtitle B, Section 321 through Section 328 of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (``Implementation Act'') [Pub. L. 112-42] authorizes the President to consider requests from the public for textile and apparel safeguard actions. The President has delegated to CITA the authority to determine whether imports of a Colombian textile or apparel article are causing serious damage, or actual threat thereof, to a domestic industry producing an article that is like, or directly competitive with, the imported article. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedure CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures.
Amendment of Limitation of Duty- and Quota-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Beneficiary ATPDEA Countries From Regional Country Fabric
Document Number: 2012-24137
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-01
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
Amendment to the 2012 Tariff Preference Level (TPL) for Nicaragua Under the Central America-Dominican Republic-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR)
Document Number: 2012-16834
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-10
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice reduces the 2012 TPL for Nicaragua to 96,529,059 square meters equivalent to account for the shortfall in meeting the one-to-one commitment for cotton and man-made fiber woven trousers exported from Nicaragua to the United States.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests Under the Commercial Availability Provision of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement and Estimate of Burden for Collection of Information
Document Number: 2012-6725
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-19
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the interim procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') will follow in implementing certain provisions of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (the ``Act''). Section 202(o)(3)(F) of the Act provides that the President shall establish procedures to govern the submission of requests to modify the list of fibers, yarns, or fabrics not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the United States as set out in Annex 4-B-1 of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (the ``Agreement''). The President has delegated to CITA the authority to determine whether fibers, yarns, or fabrics are not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the United States and has directed CITA to establish procedures that govern the submission of a request and provide the opportunity for interested entities to submit comments and supporting evidence in any such determination pursuant to the Act and the Agreement. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedure CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice further provides an estimate of the burden to the public to collect and submit information as required by Section 202(o)(3)(F) of the Act and CITA's interim procedures. CITA hereby gives notice of the estimated burden to the public.
Interim Procedures for Considering Requests From the Public for Textile and Apparel Safeguard Actions on Imports From Korea and Estimate of Burden for Collection of Information
Document Number: 2012-6715
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-19
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth the procedures the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'' or ``the Committee'') will follow in considering requests from the public for textile and apparel safeguard actions as provided for in the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (``the Act''). The President has directed CITA to establish procedures that govern the submission of a request and provide the opportunity for interested entities to submit comments and supporting evidence in any such determination pursuant to the Act. CITA hereby gives notice to interested entities of the procedure CITA will follow in considering such requests and solicits public written comments on these interim procedures. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice further provides an estimate of the burden to the public to collect and submit information as for requesting such safeguard measures, for making its determinations under Section 332(a) of the Act, and for providing relief under Section 332(b) of the Act.
Determination Under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provision of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR Agreement”)
Document Number: 2012-3420
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-14
Agency: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements, Agencies and Commissions
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (``CITA'') has determined that certain faux suede bonded to faux fur pile fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the CAFTA-DR countries. The product will be added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA-DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities.