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U.S. Executive Calendar

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19/09/16Comments due on CBP proposal to harmonise vehicle documentation requirements
21/09/16Comments due to TPSC on mainland China’s compliance with WTO obligations
21/09/16Comments due on DOE proposal to amend its energy test procedures for certain cooking products
22/09/16Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of chlorinated isocyanurates from China
23/09/16Comments due on EPA proposal to impose import restrictions on two chemical substances
23/09/16Comments due on DOE proposal to revise its energy test procedures for central air conditioners and heat pumps
26/09/16Comments due on ITA proposal to make certain changes to calculation of normal value in AD proceedings
26/09/16Comments due on CBP amendments to de minimis value for duty exemption
26/09/16Comments due on OEHHA proposal to extend certain Proposition 65 requirements on BPA warnings for canned and bottled foods
26/09/16Comments due on DOE proposal to establish new energy conservation standards for portable air conditioners
28/09/16Comments due to CBP on proposed electronic filing of TSCA certifications
29/09/16Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) from China
29/09/16USITC hearing on the U.S. aluminium industry and global aluminium trade
29/09/16Comments due on DOE proposal to modify its energy test procedures for certain water heaters
29/09/16Hearing on DOE proposal to establish new energy conservation standards for certain categories of walk-in cooler and freezer refrigeration systems
30/09/16Deadline for interested parties to request administrative reviews of the AD duty orders on the following products from China: freshwater crawfish tail meat, foundry coke, kitchen appliance shelving and racks, lined paper products, magnesia carbon bricks, narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge, new pneumatic off-the-road tyres, raw flexible magnets, and steel concrete reinforcing bars
30/09/16Deadline for interested parties to request administrative reviews of the CV duty orders on the following products from China: kitchen appliance shelving and racks, narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge, new pneumatic off-the-road tyres, raw flexible magnets, and magnesia carbon bricks
30/09/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain magnesia carbon bricks from China
30/09/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain pneumatic off-the-road tyres from China
30/09/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of freshwater crawfish tail meat from China
30/09/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from China
30/09/16Final results of ITA CV administrative review of certain magnesia carbon bricks from China
30/09/16Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of seamless refined copper pipe and tube from China
30/09/16Final results of ITA CV administrative review of certain pneumatic off-the-road tyres from China
01/10/16Effective date of food facility and importer re-inspection fees for FY 2017
02/10/16Effective date of CPSC updates to safety standard for carriages and strollers (unless significant adverse comment is received by 11/07/16)
03/10/16Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of seamless refined copper pipe and tube from China
03/10/16Deadline for responses to USITC notice of initiation of AD sunset review of sulfanilic acid from China
03/10/16Input due on DOE proposal to establish new and amended energy conservation standards for residential conventional cooking tops and conventional ovens
04/10/16Cotton import fee to be decreased on this date (unless significant adverse comments are received by 05/09/16)
04/10/16Comments, data and information due on DOE proposal to establish new energy conservation standards for uninterruptible power supplies
06/10/16Comments due on CPSC proposed statement of policy on interpretation of the phrase “intended to produce audible effects” that appears in the fireworks regulations
07/10/16Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD sunset review of seamless refined copper pipe and tube from China
07/10/16Comments due to aid in USTR’s preparation of its 2016 Notorious Markets List
07/10/16Comments due on BIS interim final rule imposing export controls on specified nuclear reactor parts
09/10/16Deadline for single package vertical air conditioners and heat pumps with ≥135,000 and <240,000 cooling capacity to comply with new energy efficiency standards
11/10/16Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD/CV injury investigations of iron mechanical transfer drive components from China
11/10/16Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of iron construction castings from China
11/10/16Hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of seamless refined copper pipe and tube from China
11/10/16Comments due on BIS report to Congress on effect of existing foreign policy-based export controls in the EAR
12/10/16Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of iron mechanical transfer drive components from China
13/10/16Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD sunset review of iron construction castings from China
14//10/16Deadline for comments on adequacy of responses to USITC notice of initiation of AD sunset review of glycine from China
16-21/10/16ITA’s healthcare business development mission to mainland China
17/10/16Effective date of FDA final rule clarifying criteria for deeming food ingredients to be safe
17/10/16Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigations of iron mechanical transfer drive components from China
17/10/16Comments due on DOE proposal to amend energy test procedure for certain walk-in cooler and freezer components
18/10/16Hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigations of iron mechanical transfer drive components from China
18/10/16USTR hearing on potential expansion of GSP benefits for various travel goods to all GSP beneficiary countries
19/10/16Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD/CV sunset reviews of coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses from China
20/10/16Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV sunset reviews of coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses from China
20/10/16Hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of iron construction castings from China
20/10/16Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of seamless refined copper pipe and tube from China
21/10/16Final determination due in ITA AD/CV investigations of certain iron mechanical transfer drive components from China
21/10/16Comments due on CBP interim final rule setting forth procedures for investigating evasion of AD/CV duty orders
21/10/16Rebuttal comments due in connection with USTR’s preparation of its 2016 Notorious Markets List
24/10/16Preliminary determination due in ITA CV investigation of ammonium sulphate from China
25/10/16Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD/CV injury investigations of iron mechanical transfer drive components from China
26/10/16Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD/CV sunset reviews of coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses from China
27/10/16Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid from China
27/10/16Hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV sunset reviews of coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses from China
31/10/16Comments due on CPSC proposal to exempt certain plastics containing specified additives from third-party testing for phthalates in toys and child care articles
31/10/16Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of iron construction castings from China
31/10/16Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of wooden bedroom furniture from China
31/10/16Comments due on petition filed with CPSC on labelling of household products containing methylene chloride
31/10/16Effective date of amendments to labelling regulations for veterinary biological products
31/10/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of steel wire garment hangers from China
01/11/16Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of ammonium sulphate from China
02/11/16Effective date of certain changes to Energy Labeling Rule
04/11/16Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from China
04/11/16Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD/CV sunset reviews of coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses from China
07/11/16Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of certain amorphous silica fabric from China
07/11/16Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of wooden bedroom furniture from China
08/11/16Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD sunset review of wooden bedroom furniture from China
09/11/16Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of lorry and bus tyres from China
10/11/16Hearing in connection with USITC AD sunset review of wooden bedroom furniture from China
13/11/16Effective date of Burma (Myanmar)’s reinstatement into GSP programme
14/11/16Input due on DOE proposal to establish new energy conservation standards for certain categories of walk-in cooler and freezer refrigeration systems
15/11/16Deadline for comments on the adequacy of responses to USITC notice of initiation of AD sunset review of sulfanilic acid from China
16/11/16Effective date of certain changes to DOE energy test procedure for battery chargers
22/11/16Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD sunset review of wooden bedroom furniture from China
23/11/16Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of stainless steel sheet and strip from China
28/11/16Deadline to comply with new energy test procedures for portable air conditioners
29/11/16Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD injury investigation of large residential washers from China
30/11/16Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD injury investigation of large residential washers from China
30/11/16Effective date of FDA final rule revising regulations on foreign and domestic drug establishment registration
30/11/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate from China
30/11/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of fresh garlic from China
30/11/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of lightweight thermal paper from China
30/11/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of seamless refined copper pipe and tube from China
30/11/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of monosodium glutamate from China
30/11/16Final results of ITA CV administrative review of chlorinated isocyanurates from China
01/12/16Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD injury investigation of large residential washers from China
07/12/16Hearing in connection with USITC AD injury investigation of large residential washers from China
08/12/16Final determination due in ITA AD investigation of large residential washers from China
14/12/16Final results of AD circumvention inquiry of certain cut-to-length steel plate from China
14/12/16Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD injury investigation of large residential washers from China
14/12/16Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD and CV injury investigation of biaxial integral geogrid products from China
15/12/16Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of biaxial integral geogrid products from China
16/12/16Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of biaxial integral geogrid products from China
19/12/16Entry into force of certain changes to DOE energy test procedure for small, large and very large air-cooled commercial package air conditioners and heating equipment
20/12/16Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of certain biaxial integral geogrid products from China
20/12/16Hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of biaxial integral geogrid products from China
28/12/16Entry into force of new DOE energy test procedure for integrated LED lamps
29/12/16Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD and CV injury investigation of biaxial integral geogrid products from China
31/12/16Deadline for foreign facilities that manufacture, pack or store food, food ingredients, pet foods or dietary supplements and are currently registered to export any such products to the United States to renew their registration with the FDA
31/12/16Deadline for completion of International Trade Data System
31/12/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of cased pencils from China
31/12/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of crystalline photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules from China
31/12/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of honey from China
31/12/16Final results of ITA AD administrative review of multi-layered wood flooring from China
31/12/16Final results of ITA CV administrative review of certain pneumatic off-the-road tyres from China
31/12/16Final results of ITA CV administrative review of crystalline photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules from China
31/12/16Final results of ITA CV administrative review of lightweight thermal paper from China
31/12/16Final results of ITA CV administrative review of multi-layered wood flooring from China
31/12/16Deadline for completion of DOE energy conservation rulemaking on vibration service lamps
01/01/17Effective date of NOAA final rule banning imports of fish and fish products from fisheries with excessive bycatch
01/01/17Entry into force of Minnesota’s ban on the sale of any cleaning product that contains triclosan and is used by consumers for sanitising or hand and body cleansing
01/01/17Deadline to comply with amended energy conservation standards for standard-sized packaged terminal air conditioner equipment
10/01/17Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid from China
11/01/17Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD and CV injury investigation of certain amorphous silica fabric from China
12/01/17Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD and CV injury investigation of truck and bus tyres from China
12/01/17Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of certain amorphous silica fabric from China
16/01/17Final determination due in ITA AD investigation of certain amorphous silica fabric from China
16/01/17Deadline to comply with amended energy test procedures for certain miscellaneous refrigeration products
17/01/17Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of certain amorphous silica fabric from China
18/01/17Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from China
18/01/17Hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of certain amorphous silica fabric from China
18/01/17Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of truck and bus tyres from China
19/01/17Final determination due in ITA AD investigation of truck and bus tyres from China
20/01/17Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of truck and bus tyres from China
23/01/17Deadline to comply with amended energy test procedures for ceiling fans
24/01/17Hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigation of truck and bus tyres from China
25/01/17Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD and CV injury investigation of certain amorphous silica fabric from China
31/01/17Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD and CV injury investigation of truck and bus tyres from China
31/01/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of fresh garlic from China
31/01/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of multi-layered wood flooring from China
31/01/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of potassium permanganate from China
31/01/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of wooden bedroom furniture from China
21/02/17Written submissions due in connection with USITC investigation on the U.S. aluminium industry and global aluminium trade
27/02/17Deadline to comply with new energy test procedures for compact fluorescent lamps
28/02/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China
28/02/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain preserved mushrooms from China
28/02/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of small diameter graphite electrodes from China
28/02/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of uncovered innerspring units from China
28/02/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of utility scale wind towers from China
28/02/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China
10/02/17Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for metal halide lamp fixtures
23/03/17Entry into force of New Jersey’s ban on sale of personal cosmetic products containing plastic micro beads
27/03/17Deadline for some classes of commercial refrigeration equipment to comply with new energy efficiency standards
31/03/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of drawn stainless steel sinks from China
06/04/17Deadline for all businesses except small businesses to comply with new FDA sanitary transport rule
30/04/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of activated carbon from China
30/04/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain steel threaded rod from China
30/04/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of drawn stainless steel sinks from China
30/04/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of magnesium metal from China
31/05/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of aluminium extrusions from China
31/05/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of steel threaded rod from China
31/05/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of citric acid and certain citrate salts from China
31/05/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of pure magnesium from China
31/05/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of aluminium extrusions from China
31/05/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of citric acid and certain citrate salts from China
05/06/17Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for walk-in coolers and freezers
30/06/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of aluminium extrusions from China
30/06/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of chlorinated isocyanurates from China
30/06/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of high pressure steel cylinders from China
30/06/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of polyester staple fibre from China
30/06/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of tapered roller bearings from China
30/06/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of high pressure steel cylinders from China
31/07/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of tapered roller bearings from China
31/07/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain steel threaded rod from China
31/07/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of circular welded carbon quality steel pipe from China
31/07/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of xanthan gum from China
31/07/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of circular welded carbon quality steel pipe from China
01/07/17Entry into force of U.S. ban on plastic microbeads from cosmetics with respect to manufacturing
01/07/17Entry into force of Washington State ban on five flame retardants in home furniture and children’s products
06/09/17Effective date of FDA ban on sale of over-the-counter consumer antiseptic products intended for use with water (i.e., hand washes and body washes) that contain one or more of 19 specific active ingredients
02/11/17Effective date of certain changes to Energy Labeling Rule
31/12/17Entry into force of Illinois ban on the sale personal care products containing plastic micro beads, with the exception of over-the-counter drugs
01/01/18Entry into force of certain changes to HTSUS nomenclature
01/01/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for residential clothes washers
01/01/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for commercial clothes washers
01/01/18Entry into force of Maryland’s ban on the manufacture for sale of personal care products containing plastic micro beads
01/01/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for commercial AC/heating equipment
26/01/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for general service fluorescent lamps
06/04/18Deadline for small businesses to comply with new FDA sanitary transport rule
13/06/18Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for battery chargers
18/06/18Effective date of FDA ban on partially hydrogenated oils in processed foods
01/07/18Entry into force of U.S. ban on plastic microbeads from cosmetics with respect to the introduction or delivery for introduction of subject merchandise into interstate commerce
01/07/18Entry into force with respect to manufacturers and wholesalers of Minnesota ban on children’s products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardant chemicals
26/07/18Entry into force of updated “Nutrition Facts” label for packaged foods with respect to manufacturers with at least US$10 million in annual food sales
01/01/19Entry into force of Maryland’s ban on accepting for sale personal care products containing plastic micro beads
07/01/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for ceiling fan light kits
08/01/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for Class A and Class B refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machines
14/01/19Import restrictions on certain archaeological material from mainland China extended through this date
28/01/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for commercial hand-held pre-rinse spray valves
13/06/19Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for dehumidifiers
01/07/19Entry into force with respect to retailers of Minnesota ban on children’s products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardant chemicals
03/07/19Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for residential furnace fans
26/07/19Compliance required with FDA intentional adulteration rule for facilities other than small businesses
26/07/19Entry into force of updated “Nutrition Facts” label for packaged foods with respect to manufacturers with less than US$10 million in annual food sales
23/09/19Deadline for single package vertical air conditioners and heat pumps with less than 65,000 Btu/h cooling capacity to comply with new energy efficiency standards
31/12/19Entry into force of Illinois ban on the sale over-the-counter drugs containing plastic micro beads
01/01/20Entry into force of federal ban on exportation of five mercury compounds
01/01/20Entry into force of California’s ban on sale of personal care products containing plastic micro beads
27/01/20Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for certain roto-dynamic clean water pumps
26/07/20Compliance required with FDA intentional adulteration rule for small businesses
01/01/21Entry into force of Washington’s ban on the use of brake friction material containing more than five percent copper and its compounds by weight
15/01/21Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for residential boilers
01/01/23Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards for commercial AC/heating equipment and commercial warm air furnaces
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