Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).
Issuing a directive to the Commissioner of Customs reducing limits.
January 20, 2000.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Naomi Freeman, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-4212. For information on the quota status of these limits, refer to the Quota Status Reports posted on the bulletin boards of each Customs port, call (202) 927-5850, or refer to the U.S. Customs website at http://www.customs.ustreas.gov. For information on embargoes and quota re-openings, call (202) 482-3715.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The current limits for certain categories are being reduced for carryforward used.
A description of the textile and apparel categories in terms of HTS numbers is available in the CORRELATION: Textile and Apparel Categories with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (see Federal Register notice 64 FR 71982, published on December 22, 1999). Also see 64 FR 50497, published on September 17, 1999.Start Signature
Troy H. Cribb,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements
Commissioner of Customs,
Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20229.
Dear Commissioner: This directive amends, but does not cancel, the directive issued to you on September 13, 1999, by the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. That directive concerns imports of certain cotton, wool, man-made fiber, silk blend and other vegetable fiber textiles and textile products, produced or manufactured in Mauritius and exported during the twelve-month period which began on January 1, 2000 and extends through December 31, 2000.
Effective on January 20, 2000, you are directed to reduce the current limits for the following categories, as provided for under the Uruguay Round Agreement on Textiles and Clothing:
|Category||Adjusted twelve-month limit 1|
|1 The limits have not been adjusted to account for any imports exported after December 31, 1999.|
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has determined that these actions fall within the foreign affairs exception of the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1).
Troy H. Cribb,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.
[FR Doc. 00-1045 Filed 1-14-00; 8:45 am]
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