Office of the United States Trade Representative July 30, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding China-Measures Related to the Exportation of Rare Earths, Tungsten and Molybdenum
Document Number: 2012-18429
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (``USTR'') is providing notice that the United States has requested the establishment of a dispute settlement panel under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO Agreement''). That request may be found at www.wto.org contained in a document designated as WT/DS431/6. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute.
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice of Initiation of the 2012 Annual GSP Product and Country Practices Review; Deadlines for Filing Petitions
Document Number: 2012-18426
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
This notice announces that the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is prepared to receive petitions to modify the list of products that are eligible for duty-free treatment under the GSP program and to modify the GSP status of certain GSP beneficiary developing countries because of country practices. USTR is also prepared to receive petitions requesting waivers of competitive need limitations (CNLs).