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Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute: Request for Comments

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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Docket No. USTR-2019-0003

Review of Action: Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Request for comments.

SUMMARY: The U.S. Trade Representative is reviewing the action being taken in the Section 301 investigation involving the enforcement of U.S. WTO rights in the Large Civil Aircraft dispute. Annex I to this notice contains a list of products currently subject to additional duties. Annex II contains a list of products, originally published in the April 2019 and July 2019 notices in this investigation, under consideration for the imposition of additional ad valorem duties of up to 100 percent. The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) requests comments with respect to whether products listed in Annex I should be removed from the list or remain on the list; whether the rate of additional duty on specific products should be increased up to a level of 100 percent; whether additional duties should be imposed on specific products listed in Annex II; and on the rate of additional duty to be applied to products drawn from Annex II.

DATES: To be assured of consideration, submit comments by January 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: USTR strongly prefers electronic submissions made through the Federal Rulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov, using docket number USTR-2019-0003. Follow the instructions for submitting comments in “Requirements for Submissions” below. To discuss whether alternative arrangements to on-line submissions are possible, please contact the USTR Section 301 line at (202) 395-5725.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the investigation, contact Assistant General Counsel Megan Grimball at (202) 395-5725, or Director for Europe Michael Rogers at (202) 395-3320. For questions on customs classification of products identified in the annexes to this notice, contact Traderemedy@cbp.dhs.gov.

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