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day period. Commission determinations the thousands of products imported into of violation are subject to court review. the United States, methods of Uniform Statistical Data The
production, and the extent and relative Commission, in cooperation with the importance of U.S. consumption, Secretary of the Treasury and the
production, and trade, together with Secretary of Commerce, establishes for certain basic factors affecting the statistical purposes an enumeration of competitive position and economic articles imported into the United States health of domestic industries. and exported from the United States, and seeks to establish comparability of such Sources of Information statistics with statistical programs for domestic production (19 U.S.C. 1484). Inquiries should be directed to the
In conjunction with such activities, the specific organizational unit or to the three agencies are to develop concepts Secretary, United States International for an international commodity code for Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., reporting transactions in international
Washington, DC 20436. Phone, 202trade and to report thereon to the
205-2000. Congress (19 U.S.C. 1484).
Contracts The Chief, Procurement Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
Division, has responsibility for contract United States, Annotated The Commission issues a publication
matters. Phone, 202–205–2730.
Employment Information on containing the U.S. tariff schedules and related matters and considers questions
employment can be obtained from the
Director, Office of Personnel. The concerning the arrangement of such schedules and the classification of
agency employs international articles (19 U.S.C. note prec. 1202,
economists, attorneys, accountants,
commodity and industry specialists and 1484). International Trade Studies The
analysts, and clerical and other support
personnel. Phone, 202-205-2651. Commission conducts studies, investigations, and research projects on a
Publications The Commission publishes broad range of topics relating to
results of investigations concerning international trade, pursuant to requests
various commodities and subjects; it also of the President, the House Ways and
publishes a series of reports on Means Committee, the Senate Finance
chemicals. Other publications include Committee, either branch of the
Industry and Trade Summaries, an Congress, or on its own motion (19
annual report to the Congress on the U.S.C. 1332). Public reports of these
operation of the trade agreements studies, investigations, and research program; and an annual report to the projects are issued in most cases.
Congress of Commission activities. The Commission also keeps informed
Specific information regarding these of the operation and effect of provisions
publications can be obtained from the relating to duties or other import
Office of the Secretary. restrictions of the United States
Reading Rooms Reading rooms are contained in various trade agreements open to the public in the Office of the (19 U.S.C. 2482). Orcasionally the Secretary and in the ITC National Library Commission is required by statute to of International Trade and the ITC law perform specific trade-related studies. library. Industry and Trade Summaries The Internet Commission publications, Commission prepares and publishes, news releases, Federal Register notices, from time to time, a series of summaries scheduling information, and general of trade and tariff information (19 U.S.C. information about ITC are available for 1332). These summaries contain
electronic access. Internet, http:// descriptions (in terms of the Harmonized www.usitc.gov/. File transfer protocol, Tariff Schedule of the United States) of ftp://ftp.usitc.gov/.
For further information, contact the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Phone, 202-205–2000. Internet, http://www.usitc.gov/.
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE
Board of Governors:
TIRSO DEL JUNCO
DANIELS, EINAR V. DYHRKOPP,
ROBERT F. RIDER
MICHAEL S. COUGHLIN
MICHAEL S. COUGHLIN WILLIAM J. HENDERSON
MICHAEL J. RILEY
LOREN E. SMITH
MARY S. ELCANO LARRY M. SPEAKES
Postmaster General and Chief Executive
Legislative Affairs Vice President and Consumer Advocate Vice President, Controller Vice President, Diversity Development Vice President, Engineering Vice President, Facilities Vice President, Human Resources Vice President, Information Systems Vice President, International Business Vice President, Labor Relations Vice President, Legislative Affairs Vice President, Marketing Systems Vice President, Operations Redesign Vice President, Operations Support Vice President, Product Management Vice President, Purchasing and Materials Vice President, Quality Vice President, Retail Vice President, Sales Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
YVONNE D. MAGUIRE
Vice President, Technology Applications
ROBERT A.F. REISNER Vice President, Workforce, Planning and JAMES C. WALTON
Service Management Judicial Officer
JAMES A. COHEN
JEFFREY J. DUPILKA
KENNETH C. WEAVER
J.T. WEEKER Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Area
HENRY A. PANKEY Vice President, Mid-West Area
WILLIAM J. BROWN Vice President, New York Metro Area
JOHN F. KELLY Vice President, Northeast Area
NANCY L. GEORGE Vice President, Pacific Area
GENE R. HOWARD Vice President, Southeast Area
DAVID C. BAKKE Vice President, Southwest Area
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