Office of the United States Trade Representative February 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Meeting of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business (ITAC-11)
Document Number: 2013-04155
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-22
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 Monday, March 4, 2013. The meeting will be opened to the public from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding United States-Measures Affecting the Importation of Animals, Meat and Other Animal Products From Argentina
Document Number: 2013-04153
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-22
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (AUSTR@) is providing notice that Argentina has requested the establishment of a dispute settlement panel under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (AWTO Agreement@). That request may be found at www.wto.org contained in a document designated as WT/DS447/2. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute.
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice of Status of Certain Pending Country Practice Petitions; Notice of Schedule for Public Comments and a Hearing on Certain Country Practice Reviews
Document Number: 2013-04039
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-22
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
This notice announces (1) the status of pending country practice petitions submitted as part of previous GSP Annual Reviews, and (2) the schedule for public comments and a public hearing on the ongoing GSP country practice reviews regarding worker rights and/or child labor in Bangladesh, Georgia, Niger, the Philippines, and Uzbekistan, and protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) in Russia and Uzbekistan.
WTO Dispute Settlement Proceeding Regarding Indonesia Importation of Horticultural Products, Animals and Animal Products
Document Number: 2013-03667
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-19
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (``USTR'') is providing notice that on January 10, 2013, the United States requested consultations with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia (``Indonesia'') under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (``WTO Agreement'') concerning certain measures imposed by Indonesia on the importation of horticultural products, animals and animal products. That request may be found at www.wto.org, contained in a document designated as WT/DS455/1. USTR invites written comments from the public concerning the issues raised in this dispute.