USTR would like to inform the media of two changes in upcoming Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) events due to snow-related closures:
GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES (GSP): NOTICE OF DELAYED AND RESCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING ON CNL WAIVER PETITION:
The February 11, 2010, public hearing on the competitive need limitation (CNL) waiver petition concerning tires from Thailand has been cancelled. The public hearing has been rescheduled to occur on Tuesday, February 16, beginning at 1:30pm. It will be held in rooms 1 and 2, 1724 F St NW, Washington, DC.
GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES (GSP): NOTICE OF CHANGE IN DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS ON REMOVAL OF CERTAIN SLEEPING BAGS FROM GSP ELIGIBILITY:
The deadline for comments on the petitioned removal of certain sleeping bags from the list of GSP-eligible items (USTR-2010-0004) has been changed to Friday, February 19, 2010, at 5 pm. All non-confidential and business confidential comments (as well as public, redacted versions of confidential submissions) must be submitted to www.regulations.gov (docket USTR-2010-0004).