Executive Order 12267

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Signed by President  Jimmy Carter  Thursday, January 15, 1981 Federal Register  page & date: 46 FR 4669, Monday, January 19, 1981
See the Notes section for a list of Executive Orders affected by or related to the issuance of this Executive Order.

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, including Title V and Section 604 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2461 et seq.; 19 U.S.C. 2483), and in order (1) to provide for the continuation, to the greatest extent possible, of preferential treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for articles which are currently eligible for such treatment from countries designated as beneficiary developing countries, notwithstanding the changes to the Tariff Schedules of the United States (TSUS) (19 U.S.C. 1202) which have resulted from the recent enactment of legislation, (2) to remove certain items from preferential treatment, (3) to make technical corrections to Executive Order No. 11888, of November 24, 1975, as amended, and (4) to make conforming modifications to the TSUS, it is hereby ordered as follows:


1 - 101. The Tariff Schedules of the United States are modified by amending the article description for item 652.97 by adding "and parts thereof" to the present article description therefor.

1 - 102. Annex II of Executive Order No. 11888 of November 24, 1975, as amended, listing articles that are eligible for benefits of the GSP when imported from any designated beneficiary country is further amended as provided in the Annex to this Order.

1 - 103. Annex III of Executive Order No. 11888, as amended, listing articles that are eligible for benefits of the GSP when imported from all designated beneficiary countries except those specified in General Headnote 3(c)(iii) of the TSUS, is further amended by deleting items 176.17 and 520.35 therefrom.

1 - 104. General Headnote 3(c)(iii) of the TSUS, listing articles that are eligible for benefits of the GSP except when imported from the beneficiary countries listed opposite those articles, is amended by deleting therefrom the following:

"176.17 Philippines

520.35 Thailand".

1 - 105. The amendments made with respect to items 470.15, 470.18, 470.25, 470.55, 708.51, 708.52, and 725.38 by Section 1 - 102 of this Order shall be effective as to articles that are both (1) imported on or after January 1, 1976, and (2) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after October 17, 1980, and as to which the liquidations of the entries or withdrawals have not become final and conclusive under Section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1514).

1 - 106. The amendments made with respect to items 407.15, 407.16, and 408.31 by Section 1 - 102 of this Order shall be effective as to articles that are both (1) imported on or after January 1, 1976, and (2) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after December 2, 1980, and as to which the liquidations of the entries or withdrawals have not become final and conclusive under Section 514 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1514).

1 - 107. The amendments made by this Order, with the exception of those listed in Sections 1 - 105 and 1 - 106 shall be effective as to articles that are both (1) imported on or after January 1, 1976 and (2) entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after January 16, 1981.


Signature of Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter 
The White House,
January 15, 1981.

ANNEX[edit]

Annex II to Executive Order No. 11888, as amended, is further amended--,

(a) by deleting the following TSUS item numbers:

106.60 240.03 413.96 649.39 107.76 240.06 417.30 708.51 125.70 251.49 437.00 708.52 153.02 252.79 437.24 725.10 153.08 304.04 470.15 725.38 156.45 373.22 470.25 760.65 240.00 407.15 470.55 and

(b) by adding, in numerical sequence, the following TSUS item numbers:

407.16 408.31 412.96 470.18

Notes[edit]

See Related:
  • Not Researched


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