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Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers

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AGENCY:

Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Notice.

The Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), terminated the certification of a petition for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) on December 12, 2006, that was filed by a group of Florida avocado producers. Florida avocado producers are no longer eligible for TAA benefits in fiscal year 2007.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Upon investigation, the Administrator determined that U.S. producer prices for fresh Florida avocados were 39 percent higher than the base five-year average price. Therefore, producer prices were no longer a contributing factor for program eligibility—a requirement for TAA program eligibility and therefore insufficient grounds to re-certify this petition.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jean-Louis Pajot, Coordinator, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers, FAS, USDA, (202) 720-2916, e-mail: trade.adjustment@fas.usda.gov.

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Dated: January 5, 2007.

W. Kirk Miller,

Acting, Administrator Foreign Agricultural Service.

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[FR Doc. 07-148 Filed 1-11-07; 4:17 pm]

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