Office of the United States Trade Representative March 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding India-Measures Concerning the Importation of Certain Agricultural Products
Document Number: 2012-7309
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-27
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (``USTR'') is providing notice that on March 6, 2012, the United States requested consultations with the Government of India under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO Agreement'') concerning antidumping measures prohibitions imposed by India on the importation of various agricultural products from the United States purportedly because of concerns related to Avian Influenza. That request may be found at www.wto.org contained in a document designated as WT/DS430/1. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute.
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Change in Hearing Date for the 2011 Annual GSP Product Review
Document Number: 2012-6454
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-16
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The date of the hearing for the 2011 Annual GSP Product Review is changed to Thursday, March 29, 2012. Post-hearing comments are due Monday, April 16, 2012.
2011 Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Product Review: Inviting Public Comments on Possible Actions Related to Competitive Need Limitations
Document Number: 2012-6349
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-16
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) will accept public comments submitted by April 6, 2012, regarding: (1) Potential revocation of competitive need limitations (CNL) waivers; (2) possible de minimis CNL waivers; and (3) possible redesignations of articles currently not eligible for GSP benefits because they previously exceeded the CNL thresholds. Full 2011 calendar year import statistics relating to CNLs under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program are now available.
Notice of Meeting of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business (ITAC-11)
Document Number: 2012-5791
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-09
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business (ITAC-11) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting will be opened to the public from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.