On November 6, 2013, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) announced the new date for the Washington, DC public hearing postponed because of the federal government shutdown. The hearing is scheduled for November 20, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. The USITC is seeking information for a report that will identify trade-related barriers that U.S. small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) perceive as disproportionately (compared to large firms) affecting their exports to the European Union (EU).
The USITC also changed the dates for the following deadlines:
Deadline for filing requests to appear at the hearing: 5:15 p.m. November 12, 2013
Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements: 5:15 p.m. November 13, 2013
Public hearing: 9:30 a.m. November 20, 3013
Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs: 5:15 p.m. December 2, 2013
Written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. The hearing will be held at the USITC Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
- Federal Register notice: USITC Hearing Rescheduled to November 20 in Washington DC: Trade Barriers that U.S. Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Perceive as Affecting Exports to the European Union.
- Advocacy contact: Sarah Bresolin Silver at 202-205-6790
- Further information on the scope of the investigation