International Trade Commission August 8, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Conditions of Competition for Certain Oranges and Lemons in the U.S. Fresh Market
Document Number: 05-15572
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of the request on July 5, 2005, from the House Committee on Ways and Means, the Commission instituted investigation No. 332-469 Conditions of Competition for Certain Oranges and Lemons in the U.S. Fresh Market, under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)). Background: As requested by the Committee, the Commission will conduct an investigation and provide a report on competitive conditions for certain oranges and lemons in the U.S. fresh market during the period 2000-2004. To the extent possible, the investigation will focus on navel oranges and lemons produced for the fresh market, with information provided on broader segments as appropriate. In its report the Commission will provide, to the extent possible, the following: An overview of the global market for oranges and lemons for the fresh market, including production, consumption, and trade; Profiles of the orange and lemon fresh-market industries in the United States and principal foreign producer countries, such as Australia, Argentina, Chile, China, Mexico, Spain, and South Africa; An analysis of U.S. trade in fresh-market oranges and lemons with major competitor countries, including a description of trade practices and measures; and,