Office of the United States Trade Representative September 12, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Continuation and Request for Nominations for the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-19296
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-12
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is establishing a new two-year charter term and accepting applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as a member of the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee (TEPAC). The TEPAC is a trade advisory committee that provides general policy advice to the United States Trade Representative on trade policy matters that have a significant impact on the environment.
Determination Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
Document Number: 2017-19253
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-12
Agency: Office of the United States Trade Representative
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a document in the Federal Register of August 22, 2017, providing notice of its determination that Togo has adopted an effective visa system and related procedures to prevent the unlawful transshipment of textile and apparel articles and the use of counterfeit documents in connection with the shipment of such articles, and has implemented and follows, or is making substantial progress towards implementing and following, the custom procedures required by the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), and therefore, imports of eligible products from Togo qualify for the textile and apparel benefits provided under the AGOA. This notice corrects an error in that document.