Hearing slated on the effects of temporary duty suspensions and reductions on the economy.
Investigation No. 332-565 will look at the effects of temporary duty suspensions and reductions on the U.S. economy. A report is required by Section 4 of the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 on the effects on the U.S. economy of duty suspensions and reductions contained in a miscellaneous tariff bill.
The ITC also will solicit and append to the report recommendations with respect to domestic industry sectors or specific domestic industries that might benefit from permanent duty suspensions and reductions.
As part of the investigation, the ITC will conduct a public hearing on March 5.
The deadline for filing requests to appear at the hearing is Feb. 19. The deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements is Feb. 22.
Other deadlines are March 12 for filing post-hearing briefs and statements and March 22 for all other written submissions.
The commission’s report is due to be filed with the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance on Sept. 13, 2019.
Hearing rooms are located in the ITC Building, 500 E St. SW, Washington, D.C. Written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E St. SW, Washington, D.C. 20436.
The public record for the investigation may be viewed on the ITC’s electronic docket.