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

Free Trade Agreements; Invitation for Applications for Inclusion on Dispute Settlement Lists for U.S. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) With Australia, Colombia, Korea, Morocco, and Singapore
Document Number: 2012-15449
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-25
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
A number of trade agreements to which the United States is a Party call for the Parties to establish indicative rosters or reserve or contingent lists of persons (``lists'') available to serve on dispute settlement panels to hear disputes under those agreements. These agreements include the United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement (``USAFTA''), the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (``USCTPA''), the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (``KORUS''), the United States-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (``USMFTA''), and the United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (``USSFTA''). USTR is inviting interested persons to apply to be on one or more of these lists under the various agreements, as indicated below.
WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding India-Measures Concerning the Importation of Certain Agricultural Products
Document Number: 2012-13471
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (``USTR'') is providing notice that on May 11, 2012, the United States requested establishment of a dispute settlement panel under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO Agreement'') with the Government of India (``India'') concerning measures 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/DS430/2. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute.