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

Modification of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States for Certain Cheeses
Document Number: 2013-18154
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
This document modifies Additional U.S. Notes 2, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 25 to Chapter 4 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) to reflect the enlargement of the European Union to 27 countries on January 1, 2007.
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice of Initiation of the 2013 Annual GSP Product and Country Practices Review; Deadlines for Filing Petitions
Document Number: 2013-18069
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-29
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).
Notice of Rescheduled Hearing in the Section 301 Investigation of Ukraine
Document Number: 2013-17845
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-25
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The public hearing in the Section 301 investigation of the intellectual property acts, policies, and practices of the Government of Ukraine that resulted in the identification of Ukraine as a priority foreign country is rescheduled for 10:30 a.m. on September 9, 2013.
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Results of the 2012 Annual GSP Review; Notice of a Country Practice Petition Accepted as Part of the 2012 Annual GSP Review
Document Number: 2013-16201
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-08
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
This notice announces the results of the 2012 Annual GSP Review with respect to: (1) Products considered for addition to the list of eligible products for GSP; (2) decisions related to competitive need limitations (CNLs), including petitions for waivers of CNLs and revocation of previous CNL waivers; (3) redesignations of products previously excluded from GSP eligibility for certain countries; and (4) petitions to modify the GSP status of certain GSP beneficiary countries because of country practices.