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Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects

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AGENCY:

Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION:

Notice with respect to a list of countries denying fair market opportunities for products and suppliers of the United States in airport construction procurements.

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to section 533 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended (49 U.S.C. 50104), the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) has determined not to include Start Printed Page 26652any countries on the list of countries that deny fair market opportunities for U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in foreign government-funded airport construction projects.

DATES:

Effective May 1, 2000.

ADDRESSES:

Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20508.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

John Ellis, Director of Government Procurement Issues, (202) 395-3063; or Stephen Kho, Assistant General Counsel, (202) 395-3581.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Section 533 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended by section 115 of the Airport and Airway Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1987, Pub. L. 100-223 (codified at 49 U.S.C. 50104) (“the Act”), requires USTR to decide by May 1, 2000, whether any foreign countries have denied fair market opportunities to U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in connection with airport construction projects of $500,000 or more that are funded in whole or in part by the governments of such countries. The list of such countries must be published in the Federal Register. For the purposes of the Act, USTR has decided not to include any countries on the list of countries that deny fair market opportunities for U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in foreign government-funded airport construction projects.

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Charlene Barshefsky,

United States Trade Representative.

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[FR Doc. 00-11340 Filed 5-5-00; 8:45 am]

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