[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18317-18318]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06796]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission to Russia-- Amendment

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Amendment to Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (CS) is publishing 
this supplement to the Notice of the U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission to 
Russia published at 77 FR 77032, December 31, 2012, to amend the Notice 
to revise the dates of the application deadline from March 15, 2013 to 
the new deadline of March 29, 2013.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Amendments To Revise the Dates

Background

    Recruitment for this Mission began in January, 2013. Due to the 
recent snow closures and upcoming Easter holiday

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season, it has been determined that an additional time is needed to 
allow for additional recruitment and marketing in support of the 
mission. Applications will be now be accepted through March 29, 2013 
(and after that date if space remains and scheduling constraints 
permit), interested U.S. healthcare firms and trade organizations which 
have not already submitted an application are encouraged to do so as 
soon as possible.

Amendments

    1. For the reasons stated above, the Timeframe for Recruitment and 
Applications section of the Notice of the U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission 
to Russia published at 77 FR 77032, December 31, 2012, is amended to 
read as follows:

Timeframe for Recruitment and Applications

    Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, 
including publication in the Federal Register (http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr), posting on ITA's trade mission calendar--http://export.gov/trademissions--and other Internet web sites, press releases 
to general and trade media, direct mail, broadcast fax, notices by 
industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity 
at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. 
Recruitment will conclude no later than Friday, March 29, 2013. The 
U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection 
decisions on a rolling basis until the maximum of fifteen participants 
is reached. We will inform all applicants of selection decisions as 
soon as possible after the applications are reviewed. Applications 
received after the March 29nd deadline will be considered only if space 
and scheduling constraints permit

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Arnold, Commercial Service 
Trade Missions Program, Tel: 202-482-2026, Fax: 202-482-9000, Email: 
jessica.arnold@trade.gov.

Elnora Moye,
Trade Program Assistant.
[FR Doc. 2013-06796 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]
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