Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).
Issuing a directive to the Commissioner of Customs increasing a limit.
October 17, 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 this limit, 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.gov. For information on embargoes and quota re-openings, call (202) 482-3715.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The current limit for Category 435 is being increased for carryforward.
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 71116, published on December 20, 1999.Start Signature
Richard B. Steinkamp,
Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.
Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements
October 11, 2000.
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 December 14, 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 Romania and exported during the twelve-month period beginning on January 1, 2000 and extending through December 31, 2000.
Effective on October 17, 2000, you are directed to increase the current limit for Category 435 to 15,232 dozen, as provided for under the Uruguay Round Agreement on Textiles and Clothing:
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has determined that this action falls within the foreign affairs exception of the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1).
Richard B. Steinkamp,
Acting Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.End Supplemental Information
1. The limit has not been adjusted to account for any imports exported after December 31, 1999.Back to Citation
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