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U.S. Executive Calendar

DateAction
13/02/17Comments due on FWS proposal to impose trade restrictions on five spider species
14-15/02/17FDA hearing on imported food safety enhancement
15/02/17Final injury vote scheduled in USITC AD and CV investigations of certain amorphous silica fabric from China
15/02/17Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD injury investigation of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (R–134a) from China
15/02/17Comments due on DOE proposal to establish energy conservation standards for miscellaneous refrigeration products
16/02/17Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD injury investigation of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (R–134a) from China
20/02/17Final determination due in ITA AD investigation of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) from China
20/02/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of small diameter graphite electrodes from China
21/02/17Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD injury investigation of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (R–134a) from China
21/02/17Written submissions due in connection with USITC investigation on the U.S. aluminium industry and global aluminium trade
22/02/17Final injury vote scheduled in USITC AD and CV investigations of lorry and bus tyres from China
23/02/17Hearing in connection with USITC AD injury investigation of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (R–134a) from China
23/02/17Comments due on USITC AD expedited sunset review of pure magnesium from China
23/02/17Comments by foreign governments due in connection with USTR annual investigation of IPR protection and enforcement
24/02/17Deadline for comments to USITC on petitions seeking duty suspensions or reductions
27/02/17Scheduled expiration of temporary general licence allowing exports of goods subject to the EAR from the U.S. to ZTE Corporation and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd.
27/02/17Deadline to comply with new energy test procedures for compact fluorescent lamps
27/02/17Effective date of DOE direct final rule on miscellaneous refrigeration products (unless significant adverse comments are submitted)
28/02/17Deadline for interested parties to request administrative reviews of the AD duty orders on the following products from China: certain preserved mushrooms; crystalline silicon photovoltaic products; frozen warm water shrimp; heavy forged hand tools, with or without handles; small diameter graphite electrodes; uncovered innerspring units; and utility scale wind towers
28/02/17Deadline for interested parties to request administrative reviews of the CV duty orders on the following products from China: crystalline silicon photovoltaic products and utility scale wind towers
02/03/17Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD injury investigation of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (R–134a) from China
02/03/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of chlorinated isocyanurates from China
02/03/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of high pressure steel cylinders from China
02/03/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of polyester staple fibre from China
02/03/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of tapered roller bearings from China
02/03/17Preliminary results of ITA AD new shipper review of tapered roller bearings from China
03/03/17Final injury vote scheduled in USITC AD and CV investigations of stainless steel sheet and strip from China
06/03/17Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC full AD sunset review of frozen warm water shrimp from China
07/03/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of uncovered innerspring units from China
08/03/17Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC full AD sunset review of frozen warm water shrimp from China
08/03/17CPSC meeting on proposed emissions limits for portable generators
08/03/17Hearing in connection with USTR annual investigation of IPR protection and enforcement
10/03/17Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC full AD sunset review of frozen warm water shrimp from China
14/03/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of steel wire garment hangers from China
14/03/17Comments due on AMS proposal to establish mandatory country of origin labelling for venison
14/03/17Post-hearing comments due in USTR annual investigation of IPR protection and enforcement
15/03/17Vote scheduled in USITC expedited AD sunset review of pure magnesium from China
15/03/17Comments due to BIS and State Department on impact of imposing additional licence requirements on exports of certain infrared detection items
16/03/17Pre-hearing briefs due in USITC AD/CV injury investigations of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from China
16/03/17Hearing in connection with USITC full AD sunset review of frozen warm water shrimp from China
17/03/17Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigations of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from China
17/03/17Deadline for comments on adequacy of responses to USITC notice of initiation of AD sunset review on furfuryl alcohol from China
20/03/17Final determinations due in ITA AD and CV investigations of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid from China
20/03/17Comments due on CBP interim final rule making the CEEs permanent and transitioning certain additional trade functions to the CEEs
20/03/17Comments due on AMS proposal to set import fee on certified organic products
20/03/17Comments due on APHIS proposal to ease importation of certain plant pests
20/03/17Comments due on FSIS proposal to amend nutrition labelling requirements for meat and poultry products
21/03/17Pre-hearing conference in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigations of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from China
21/03/17Effective date of CBP final rule harmonising vehicle import documentation requirements
21/03/17Effective date of CBP final rule amending the requirement to file a TSCA certification when importing chemicals in bulk form or as part of mixtures and articles containing a chemical or mixture
21/03/17Effective date of BIS’ export control change on certain software
21/03/17Deadline for requests to appear at hearing in connection with first USITC investigation on impact of barriers to digital trade
23/03/17Hearing in connection with USITC AD/CV injury investigations of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from China
23/03/17Entry into force of New Jersey’s ban on sale of personal cosmetic products containing plastic micro beads
24/03/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of glycine from China
27/03/17Post-hearing briefs due in USITC full AD sunset review of frozen warm water shrimp from China
27/03/17Deadline for some classes of commercial refrigeration equipment to comply with new energy efficiency standards
30/03/17Post-hearing briefs due in USITC AD/CV injury investigations of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from China
02/04/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of xanthan gum from China
04/04/17Comments due to CSPC on compliance with mattress flammability standards
04/04/17Hearing in connection with first USITC investigation on impact of barriers to digital trade
06/04/17Deadline for all businesses except small businesses to comply with new FDA sanitary transport rule
17/04/17Preliminary determination due in ITA CV investigation of hardwood plywood from China
19/04/17Effective date of BIS final rule requiring persons intending to export or re-export certain controlled items to Hong Kong to comply with certain requirements
19/04/17Effective date of DOE’s new energy test procedures for certain categories of general service lamps
21/04/17Comments due on first USITC investigation on impact of barriers to digital trade
22/04/17Preliminary results of ITA AD new shipper review of freshwater crawfish tail meat from China
22/04/17Preliminary results of ITA AD new shipper review of polyethylene retail carrier bags from China
24/04/17Comments due on CPSC proposal to establish mandatory standards for portable generators
26-27/04/17U.S. smart technologies trade mission to Hong Kong
27/04/17Preliminary determination due in ITA AD investigation of hardwood plywood from China
30/04/17Effective date of CPSC’s update to mandatory safety standard on toys (unless significant adverse comment is received by 06/03/17
30/04/17Comments due on USTR’s annual IPR report
01/05/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of activated carbon from China
01/05/17Preliminary results of ITA AD new shipper review of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tyres from China
03/05/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of passenger vehicle and light truck tyres from China
03/05/17Preliminary results of ITA CV administrative review of passenger vehicle and light truck tyres from China
03/05/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of certain steel nails from China
03/05/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of tow-behind lawn groomers and parts thereof from China
19/05/17Input due on APHIS proposal to update import requirements for genetically engineered organisms
02/06/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of freshwater crawfish tail meat from China
02/06/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of certain magnesia carbon bricks from China
02/06/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from China
02/06/17Preliminary results of ITA CV administrative review of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from China
02/06/17Preliminary results of ITA AD administrative review of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tyres from China
02/06/17Preliminary results of ITA CV administrative review of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tyres from China
05/06/17Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for walk-in coolers and freezers
12/05/17Effective date of EPA final rule setting reporting and recordkeeping requirements on imports of nanoscale materials
12/06/17Effective date of new DOE energy test procedures for uninterruptible power supplies
14/06/17Effective date of new DOE energy test procedures for conventional electric cooking tops
15/06/17Effective date of new labelling requirements for refrigerators and water heaters
30/06/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of aluminium extrusions from China
30/06/17Deadline for compliance with amended DEA regulation on trade in controlled substances and listed chemicals
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
03/07/17Deadline to comply with new energy test procedures for certain varieties of compressors
05/07/17Effective date of amended energy test procedures for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps
30/07/17Deadline for compliance with DEA final rule requiring electronic submission of certain data for the import of tableting and encapsulating machines, controlled substances and listed chemicals
31/07/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of certain steel threaded rod from China
11/09/17Final results of ITA AD and CV anti-circumvention review of certain corrosion-resistant steel products from China
13/09/17Final results of ITA AD and CV anti-circumvention review of certain cold-rolled steel flat products from China
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
31/10/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of steel wire garments from China
31/10/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of multi-layered wood flooring from China
02/11/17Effective date of certain changes to Energy Labeling Rule
06/11/17Deadline to comply with new energy test procedures for certain industrial and commercial water heaters, unfired hot water storage tanks and hot water supply boilers
06/11/17Deadline to comply with new energy test procedures for commercial packaged boilers
30/11/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of diamond sawblades and parts thereof from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of fresh garlic from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of lightweight thermal paper from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of monosodium glutamate from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of polyethylene terephthalate film and strip from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of seamless refined copper pipe and tube from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA AD administrative review of passenger vehicle and light truck tyres from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of aluminium extrusions from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of certain magnesia carbon bricks from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of chlorinated isocyanurates from China
30/11/17Final results of ITA CV administrative review of lightweight thermal paper from China
12/12/17Entry into force of formaldehyde emission standards for certain composite wood products
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 new permitting, reporting and recordkeeping requirements for imports of certain fish and fish products identified as being at particular risk of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing or seafood fraud
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
30/01/18Effective date of new mandatory safety standard for infant sling carriers
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
15/09/18Entry into force of new labelling requirements for ceiling fans
12/12/18Entry into force of import certification regulations for composite wood products subject to formaldehyde emission standards
30/08/19Entry into force of new California Proposition 65 warning requirements
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
01/01/20Effective date of new DOE definition of general service lamp
21/01/20Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for ceiling fans
27/01/20Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for certain roto-dynamic clean water pumps
19/07/20Deadline to comply with new energy conservation standards for dedicated-purpose pool 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
01/01/23Deadline to comply with certain energy conservation standards and related energy test procedures for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps
12/12/23Deadline for laminated products to comply with formaldehyde emission standards for hardwood plywood and any related testing, certification and recordkeeping requirements
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