Textile and Apparel Trade Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 1154, Textile and Apparel Trade Act of 1987, May 7, 18; and June 2, 1987
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Page 33 - Agreement, including tariff concessions, any product is being imported into the territory of that contracting party in such increased quantities and under such conditions as to cause or threaten serious injury to domestic producers in that territory of like or directly competitive products...
Page 65 - Imports from those countries Increased five percent and they grew another 14 percent in 1983. This growth came largely In categories not covered by quotas. Late in 1983, the Administration began bringing these new categories under quota. The result of this action? A shift in production to a group of secondary suppliers. Imports in the following year, 1984, Increased 52 percent fro* India, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
Page 462 - ... to the extent and for such time as may be necessary to prevent or remedy such injury, to suspend the obligation in whole or in part or to withdraw or modify the concession.
Page 25 - STATEMENT OF HON. HAROLD ROGERS. A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF KENTUCKY Mr. ROGERS. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. And it's a delight to be with you again even under these circumstances.
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Page 290 - For the purposes of the tariff schedules — (a) the term 'luggage* covers — (i) travel goods, such as trunks, hand trunks, lockers, valises, satchels, suitcases, wardrobe cases, overnight bags, pullman bags, gladstone bags, traveling bags, knapsacks, kitbags, haversacks, duffle bags, and like articles designed to contain clothing or other personal effects during travel...
Page 2 - In order to assure the most productive use of the limited amount of time available to question hearing witnesses, witnesses scheduled to appear before the Subcommittee are required to submit 150 copies of their prepared statement to the Subcommittee on Trade office, room 1136 Longworth House Office Building, at least 24 hours in advance of their scheduled appearance.
Page 65 - ... non-MFA fibers and not subject to quota. Imports of non-MFA sweaters from Hong Kong increased 284 percent in 1984. Another 1.4 million dozen non-MFA sweaters come from Korea, while Taiwan sent 378,000 dozen and China sent 250,000. Non-MFA imports of all products in 1984 were 8.6 million dozen. Finally, the MFA does not work for the United States because the US import control program is operated by a bulky interagency committee that is slow and reluctant to act on rising imports and because the...