Executive Office of the President December 4, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding United States-Certain Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Requirements
Document Number: E9-28904
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative, Trade Representative, Office of United States, Executive Office of the President
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (``USTR'') is providing notice that on November 19, 2009, the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body established a dispute settlement panel at the request of Canada and Mexico under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO Agreement'') concerning certain mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) requirements. Those requests may be found at http://www.wto.org contained in documents designated as WT/DS384/8 for Canada and WT/ DS386/7 for Mexico. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in these disputes.
WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding China-Measures Related to the Exportation of Various Raw Materials
Document Number: E9-28903
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative, Trade Representative, Office of United States, Executive Office of the President
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (``USTR'') is providing notice that on November 4, 2009, in accordance with the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO Agreement''), the United States requested that the WTO Dispute Settlement Body establish a dispute settlement panel to review the U.S. claims concerning restraints on the export from China of various forms of bauxite, coke, fluorspar, magnesium, manganese, silicon carbide, silicon metal, yellow phosphorus, and zinc (the ``materials''). That request may be found at http://www.wto.org contained in a document designated as WT/DS394/7. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute.