Proclamation 5690 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences
the President of the
1. Pursuant to section 502 (a) and (c) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the Trade Act) (19 U.S.C. 2462 (a) and (c)), and having due regard for the eligibility criteria set forth therein, I have determined that it is appropriate to designate Greenland as a beneficiary developing country for purposes of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP).
Previously, under the terms of section 504 (a) and (c) of the Trade Act, as
amended (19 U.S.C. 2464 (a) and (c)), I determined that it was appropriate to
provide for the termination of GSP benefits for imports from Mexico under Tariff
Schedules of the United States (TSUS) (19 U.S.C. 1202) item 470.85, effective
July 1, 1985. In light of revised statistics made available to me by the Bureau
of Census, I have determined that such benefits for such tariff item should not
have been terminated. Accordingly, I have determined that imports from
3. Section 604 of the Trade Act (19 U.S.C. 2483) directs the President to embody in the TSUS the substance of relevant provisions of statutes affecting import treatment, and actions thereunder.
Therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the
(1) General headnote 3(e)(v)(A) to the TSUS, listing those countries whose products are eligible for benefits of the GSP, is modified by inserting in alphabetical order in the list of non-independent countries and territories ``Greenland''.
In order to afford benefits of the GSP to certain products of
(a) TSUS item 470.85 is modified by deleting ``A*'' and by inserting in lieu thereof ``A''; and
(b) General headnote 3(c)(iii) to the TSUS (later redesignated as general headnote 3(e)(v)(D)), listing those articles that are eligible for benefits of the GSP when imported from all designated beneficiary countries except those listed opposite those articles, is modified by deleting ``470.85 . . . Mexico''.
(3)(a) Annex III to Executive Order 12519 of June 13, 1985, 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) to the TSUS, is amended by striking TSUS item ``470.85''.
Annex IV to Proclamation 5365 of
(a) The amendments made by paragraph (1) of this Proclamation shall be
effective with respect to articles both: (i) imported
on or after
The remaining amendments made by this Proclamation shall be effective with
respect to articles both: (i) imported on or after
Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this 7 day of Aug., in the year of
our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, and of the
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