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COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS
 

Adjustment of an Import Limit for Certain Cotton Textile Products 
Produced or Manufactured in Lesotho

January 31, 1994.
AGENCY: Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA).

ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner of Customs increasing a 
limit.

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EFFECTIVE DATE: February 7, 1994.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Heinzen, 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 or call (202) 927-5850. For information on 
embargoes and quota re-openings, call (202) 482-3715.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Authority: Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended; 
section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 
1854).

    The current limit for Categories 347/348 is being increased for 
carryover.
    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 58 FR 662645, published on November 29, 1993). Also see 
58 FR 61679, published on November 22, 1993.
    The letter to the Commissioner of Customs and the actions taken 
pursuant to it are not designed to implement all of the provisions of 
the bilateral agreement, but are designed to assist only in the 
implementation of certain of its provisions.
Rita D. Hayes,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.

Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements
January 31, 1994.

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 November 16, 1993, by the Chairman, 
Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. That 
directive concerns imports of certain cotton and man-made fiber 
textile products, produced or manufactured in Lesotho and exported 
during the twelve-month period which began on December 1, 1993 and 
extends through November 30, 1994.
    Effective on February 7, 1994, you are directed to amend the 
November 16, 1993 directive to increase the limit for Categories 
347/348 to 405,774 dozen\1\, as provided under the terms of the 
Memorandum of Understanding dated July 30, 1993 between the 
Governments of the United States and the the Kingdom of Lesotho.
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    \1\The limit has not been adjusted to account for any imports 
exported after November 30, 1993.
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    The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has 
determined that this action falls within the foreign affairs 
exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1).
    Sincerely,
Rita D. Hayes,
Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements.
[FR Doc. 94-2615 Filed 2-3-94; 8:45 am]
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