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H.R. 553, the Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act

H.R. 553, the Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, February 10, 1995.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caribbean Basin Initiative, 1983-,
  • Tariff preferences -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Free trade -- Caribbean Area.,
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Caribbean Area -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHR 553, the Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act, Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxvi, 262 p.
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22305936M

    The U.S. trade preferences programs for the Central American and Caribbean region, initially launched in by the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), and known collectively as the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI), continue to generate important benefits for the beneficiary countries. The expansion of CBI benefits. Senate report on THE UNITED STATES-CARIBBEAN BASIN TRADE ENHANCEMENT ACT. This report is by the Finance.

    H.R One Hundred Sixth Congress of the United States of America AT THE SECOND SESSION Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand An Act To authorize a new trade and investment policy for sub-Saharan Africa, expand trade benefits to the countries in the Caribbean Basin, renew the generalized.   The African Growth and Opportunity Act, or AGOA (Title I, Trade and Development Act of ; P.L. –) is a piece of legislation that was approved by the U.S. Congress in May The purpose of this legislation is to assist the economies of sub-Saharan Africa and to improve economic relations between the United States and the region.

    Oct 1, S. (th). An original bill to extend preferential treatment to certain products imported from Caribbean Basin countries. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Is It Time for a Caribbean Basin Initiative ? Janu A version of this article was first published by the Global Americans on Janu The announcement last October that U.S. policy in the wider Caribbean region would be working from an integrated vision to deal with the region’s three collapsing dictatorships, Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, was significant.


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H.R. 553, the Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act Download PDF EPUB FB2

H.R. the Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, Febru   Regrettably, H.R.

and S. have become symbols of the populist debate over trade policy. Those who opposed NAFTA and GATT in and now see the Caribbean Basin Trade Security bill as another chance to argue against international trade.

Title II, which is entitled the “United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act” (the “CBTPA”) provides certain benefits to countries and territories in the Caribbean Basin. This informed compliance publication covers the trade benefits administered by the Customs Service which are contained in Title II of the Size: KB.

United States-Caribbean Trade Partnership Act: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) [microform] U.S.

G.P.O [Washington, D.C Australian/Harvard Citation. United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) CBTPA was implemented on October 5,and will expire on Septem CBTPA countries are a subset of CBERA countries with expanded duty free access to the U.S.

market. Full text of "Caribbean Basin Free Trade Agreements Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Trade H.R. 553 the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on H.R.

to ensure that the Caribbean Basin Initiative is not adversely affected by the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement and to. 1 (2) by redesignating such subheading as sub-2 heading 3 SEC. TRADE BENEFITS UNDER THE CARIBBEAN BASIN 4 ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT.

5 (a) IN GENERAL.—Section (b)(2)(A) of the 6 Carribean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. 7 (b)(2)(A)) is amended as follows: 8 (1) Clause (i) is amended— 9 (A) by striking the matter. The Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) provides a variety of trade preference benefits. In particular, CBTPA provides for duty- and quota-free access for apparel products manufactured in designated beneficiary Caribbean Basin region under several different scenarios.

MISCELLANEOUS MEASURES Committee on Ways and Means: Subcommittee on Trade approved for full Committee action the following: H.R.amended, Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act.

Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) The Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) comprises both the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA).

Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI) English | Français The CBI was launched in through the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), and substantially expanded in through the U.S.-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), the CBI currently provides 19 beneficiary countries with duty-free access to the U.S.

market for most goods. H.R.the Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, Febru by United States ().

The Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (the CBERA, also referred to as the Caribbean Basin Initiative, or CBI, statute, codified at 19 U.S.C. ) instituted a duty preference program that applies to exports of goods from those Caribbean Basin countries that have been designated by the President as program beneficiaries.

H.R. Extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act Sponsor: Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL7] Status: Introduced H.R. Global Trade Accountability Act of Sponsor: Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH8] Status: Introduced H.R. United States Reciprocal Trade Act Sponsor: Rep.

Sean Duffy [R-WI7, ]. Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act of (CBERA) — P.L. (August 5, ), Title II, authorized unilateral preferential trade and tax benefits for eligible Caribbean countries, including duty-free treatment of eligible products.

In pursuant of 97 Stat. beneficiary countries qualified for duty-free d by: the 98th United States Congress. The Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) is a United States legislative act signed into law on by President Bill Clinton as part of the Trade and Development Act of This latter act, which also included the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act of (AGOA), Enacted by: the th United States Congress.

(a) Statutory authority. Subtitle A, Title II, Pub. entitled the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. ) and referred to as the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI), authorizes the President to proclaim duty-free treatment for all eligible articles from any beneficiary country.

(b) Definitions - (1) Beneficiary country. For purposes of §§ through and. TITLE II--TRADE BENEFITS FOR CARIBBEAN BASIN Subtitle B--Trade Benefits for Caribbean Basin Countries SEC. TEMPORARY PROVISIONS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TRADE BENEFITS TO CERTAIN BENEFICIARY COUNTRIES.

(a) TEMPORARY PROVISIONSSection (b) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. (b)) is amended to read as follows.

Earlier this year, Congressman Phillip Crane (R-Ill.) introduced H.R. the Caribbean Basin Trade Security Act. Giving exports under the Caribbean Basin Initiative NAFTA-style benefits, Crane's bill provides garment manufacturers with a $ million reduction on tariffs they now have to pay on garments assembled in the offshore plants.

Section of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), as amended (19 U.S.C. ), requires the U.S. International Trade Commission to provide biennial reports in odd-numbered years to the Congress and the President on the economic impact of the act on U.S. industries and consumers and on the economy of beneficiary Caribbean.

Summary of H.R - rd Congress (): Caribbean Basin Free Trade Agreements Act.Start Preamble AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) is seeking comments on the operation of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), as amended by the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) (19 U.S.C.

et seq.).Section (f) of the CBERA, as. A Caribbean Policy for the Trump Administration. Ap The relationship between the United States and the countries of the Caribbean is complex, multidimensional, and of fundamental importance, because the United States is the largest economic partner of the Caribbean and the Caribbean is the third border of the United States.