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Comments by Rwanda on the OOCR

Comments by Rwanda on the OOCR

The 2015 EAC Heads of State Summit agreed to gradually reduce the importation of 2nd-hand clothes & footwear to promote the textile, apparel and leather industries in the region. In that perspective the Government of Rwanda developed a...
Author Bonny Musefano
Organisation Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda
Publish Date 06 July 2017
View details v D Comments by Rwanda on the OOCR Size: 238 KB
Joint response by various US retailer associations

Joint response by various US retailer associations

On behalf of the joint associations representing apparel brands and retailers, we are writing to offer prehearing comments regarding the review of AGOA eligibility for Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.It is our recommendation that this out of cycle...
Organisation US retailers
Publish Date 03 July 2017
View details v D joint-comments-retailers Size: 105 KB
Tanzania response to petition OOCR

Tanzania response to petition OOCR

(1) The EAC Decision on clothing is a legitimate decision meant to industrialize the region by using abundant raw materials [cotton, textile] as one of the top priorities in the region. The Decision takes into account the EAC industrialization...
Author Adolf F. Mkenda
Organisation Tanzania Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment
Publish Date 03 July 2017
View details v D Tanzania-OOCR Size: 24 KB
Testimony from the East African Community

Testimony from the East African Community

   The East African Community (EAC), as a key stakeholder, wishes to submit a response and comments on the SMART Petition as follows:  1. Industrialization is a strategic pillar of EAC integration and the Heads of State decided...
Author Kenneth Bagamuhunda
Organisation EAC Secretariat
Publish Date 03 July 2017
View details v D Testimony from the East African Community Size: 160 KB
Summary of testimony by SMART

Summary of testimony by SMART

Lawrence Bogard, on behalf of the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association ("SMART") will testify as to the following:   • SMART is the trade association that represents mostly small- and medium-sized companies...
Author Lawrence J. Bogard
Organisation SMART
Publish Date 30 June 2017
View details v D Summary of testimony by SMART Size: 85 KB
Public comments by SMART

Public comments by SMART

Dear Trade Policy Staff Committee: On behalf of our client, the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association ("SMART"), we hereby respond to the invitation of the Trade Policy Staff Committee ("TPSC") to comment regarding the...
Author Lawrence J. Bogard
Organisation SMART
Publish Date 30 June 2017
View details v D Public comments by the SMART Size: 885 KB
EAC response to SMART petition

EAC response to SMART petition

The EAC Secretariat has learnt of a notice for a public hearing by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) scheduled on 13th July 2017 in regard to a petition made on 21st March 2017 by the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association...
Author EAC Secretariat
Organisation EAC Secretariat
Publish Date 30 June 2017
View details v D EAC response to SMART petition Size: 343 KB
Request for comments and notice of public hearing concerning an out-of-cycle review of Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda eligibility for benefits under AGOA

Request for comments and notice of public hearing concerning an out-of-cycle review of Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda eligibility for benefits under AGOA

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), in consultation with the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC), is announcing the initiation of an out-of-cycle review of the eligibility of the Republic of Rwanda, United Republic of...
Author Office of the USTR / Federal register
Organisation Office of the USTR
Publish Date 20 June 2017