Pursuant to the authority vested in the President under the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, Public Law 93-618, 88 Stat. 1978 (hereinafter “the Act”), and assigned to the Secretary of State by virtue of Section 1(a) of Executive Order 13346 of July 8, 2004, as well as the authority delegated to the Deputy Secretary of State by Delegation of Authority 245 of April 23, 2001, I determine, pursuant to Section 402(d)(1) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 2432(d)(1), that the further extension of the waiver authority granted by Section 402 of the Act will substantially promote the objectives of Section 402 of the Act. I further determine that continuation of the waiver applicable to Turkmenistan will substantially promote the objectives of Section 402 of the Act.
This determination shall be published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Dated: May 6, 2008.
John D. Negroponte,
Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E8-10772 Filed 5-13-08; 8:45 am]
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