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CITA denies woven cotton twill fabrics short supply request
Dec '08
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has determined that certain woven cotton twill fabric, as specified below, is available in commercial quantities in the CAFTA-DR countries. CITA has issued a Report that reviews the information on the record and provides CITA's analysis and conclusion to deny the Request. The Report is available on OTEXA's home page under: http://otexa.ita.doc.gov/ as:

"12/02/2008: Determination to Deny a Commercial Availability Request under CAFTA-DR: 96.2008.10.23.Fabric.AM&SforSwiftGaley - Certain Woven Cotton Twill Fabric treated with Liquid Ammonia"

Specifications: Certain Woven Cotton Twill Fabrics

HTS: 5208.23.0000, 5208.29.2090, 5209.22.0020, 5209.29.0040

Generic Description: 3-Thread or 4-Thread Twill, including Cross Twill

Fiber Content: 85% or more by weight of cotton.

Warp Yarn Counts:
English: 6.5 Ne to 40/1 or 40/2 Ne
Metric: 11/1 Nm to 68/1 or 68/2 Nm

Filling Yarn Counts:
English: 6.5 Ne to 40/1 or 40/2 Ne
Metric: 11/1 Nm to 68/1 or 68/2 Nm

English: 3.6 to 12.9 oz/sq yd
Metric: 121 - 438 g/sq m.

English: 52.0 to 74.8 inches
Metric: 132 to 190 cm

Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements

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