Trade Representative, Office of United States February 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Meeting of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business (ITAC-11)
Document Number: E9-4138
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative, Trade Representative, Office of United States, Executive Office of the President
The Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business (ITAC-11) will hold a meeting on Monday, March 23, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be closed to the public from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and opened to the public from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Notice of Correction to U.S. Note 1 Subchapter XXI of Chapter 98 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
Document Number: E9-3395
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-17
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative, Trade Representative, Office of United States, Executive Office of the President
This notice makes rectifications to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) to reflect that Peru remains a designated beneficiary country for purposes of the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA) and that the President has suspended Bolivia's designation as beneficiary country for the purposes of the ATPDEA.
WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding China-Grants, Loans and Other Incentives
Document Number: E9-3293
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-17
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 December 19, 2008, in accordance with the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO Agreement''), the United States requested consultations regarding certain measures offering grants, loans, and other incentives to enterprises in China. That request may be found at http:// www.wto.org contained in a document designated as WT/DS387/1. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute.
WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding United States-Certain Country of Origin Labeling Requirements
Document Number: E9-3291
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-17
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 the United States received requests for consultations under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO Agreement'') concerning certain mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL) requirements from Canada in a letter dated December 1, 2008 and from Mexico in a letter dated December 17, 2008. Those requests may be found at http://www.wto.org contained in documents designated as WT/DS384/1 for Canada and WT/DS386/1 for Mexico. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in these disputes.
Notice of Correction to General Notes 11(a) and 11(d) of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
Document Number: E9-2637
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative, Trade Representative, Office of United States, Executive Office of the President
This notice makes a rectification to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) to reflect that Peru remains a designated beneficiary country for purposes of the Andean Trade Preference Act and the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act.
Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA), as Amended: Request for Public Comments Regarding Beneficiary Countries
Document Number: E9-2601
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative, Trade Representative, Office of United States, Executive Office of the President
In compliance with section 203(f) of the ATPA, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 3202(f)(2), the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is requesting the views of interested parties on whether the designated beneficiary countries are meeting the eligibility criteria under the ATPA. (See 19 U.S.C. 3203(b)(6)(B).) This information will be used in the preparation of a report to the Congress on the operation of the program.