Office of the United States Trade Representative July 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Allocation of Additional Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 In-Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar
Document Number: 2011-17857
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-18
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is providing notice of country-by-country allocations of additional fiscal year (FY) 2011 in-quota quantity of the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) for imported raw cane sugar. USTR is also reallocating a portion of the unused original FY 2011 TRQ.
Petition Under Section 302 on the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement; Decision Not To Initiate Investigation
Document Number: 2011-17808
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-15
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
On May 24, 2011, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) received a petition pursuant to section 302 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (``Trade Act''), requesting that the United States Trade Representative (``Trade Representative'') initiate an investigation under sections 301-309 of the Trade Act (``Section 301'') with respect to alleged conduct of the Government of Israel during the negotiation in the 1980s of the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement (U.S.-Israel FTA). In accordance with the advice of the interagency Section 301 Committee, the Trade Representative has determined not to initiate an investigation in response to the petition.
Petition Under Section 302 on Alleged Expropriations by the Dominican Republic; Decision Not To Initiate Investigation
Document Number: 2011-17807
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-15
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
On May 24, 2011, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) received a petition under Section 302 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (``Trade Act''), requesting that the United States Trade Representative (``Trade Representative'') initiate an investigation under sections 301-309 of the Trade Act (``Section 301'') with respect to alleged expropriations without adequate compensation by the Government of the Dominican Republic, resulting in an alleged breach of the Dominican Republic's obligations under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), as well as being otherwise unreasonable and discriminatory. In accordance with the advice of the interagency Section 301 Committee, the Trade Representative has determined not to initiate a Section 301 investigation.