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CARIBBEAN BASIN ECONOMIC RECOVERY ACT
19 USC CHAPTER 15 - CARIBBEAN BASIN ECONOMIC RECOVERY
TITLE 19 - CUSTOMS DUTIES
CHAPTER 15 - CARIBBEAN BASIN ECONOMIC RECOVERY
2701. Authority to grant duty-free treatment.
2702. Beneficiary country.
(a) Definitions; termination of designation.
(b) Countries eligible for designation as beneficiary countries; conditions.
(c) Factors determining designation.
(e) Withdrawal or suspension of duty-free treatment to specific articles.
(f) Reporting requirements.
2703. Eligible articles.
(a) Growth, product, or manufacture of beneficiary countries.
(b) Import-sensitive articles.
(c) Sugar and beef products; stable food production plan; suspension of duty-free treatment; monitoring.
(d) Tariff-rate quotas.
(e) Proclamations suspending duty-free treatment.
(f) Petitions to International Trade Commission.
(g) Fees not affected by proclamation.
(h) Duty reduction for certain leather-related products.
2704. International Trade Commission reports on impact of Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Program.
(a) Reporting requirements.
(b) Requisite areas of Commission assessment.
(c) Time of submission of reports; public participation.
2705. Impact study by Secretary of Labor.
2706. Effective date.
2707. Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade.
(b) Scope of Center.
(c) Consultation; selection criteria.
(d) Programs and activities.
(f) Fees for seminars and publications.
(g) Duration of grant.
Sec. 2701. Authority to grant duty-free treatment
The President may proclaim duty-free treatment (or other preferential treatment) for all eligible articles from any beneficiary country in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
Sec. 2702. Beneficiary country
(a) Definitions; termination of designation
(1) For purposes of this chapter -