[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 189 (Friday, September 30, 1994)]
[Unknown Section]
[Page 0]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 94-24237]

[[Page Unknown]]

[Federal Register: September 30, 1994]



Customs Service
[T.D. 94-76]


Determination That Maintenance of Determination/Finding of July 
7, 1992, Pertaining to Certain Tea Imported From the PRC is No Longer 

AGENCY: U.S. Customs Service, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Determination that Merchandise is no longer subject to 19 
U.S.C. 1307.


SUMMARY: On July 7, 1992, the Commission of Customs; with the approval 
of the Secretary of the Treasury issued a determination/finding that 
certain tea, described as Red Star Brand Tea, Red Star Tea Farm Brand 
Tea, and any other tea produced by the Red Star Tea Farm in Guangdong 
Province, People's Republic of China, with the use of convict labor 
and/or forced labor, and/or indentured labor, was being, or was likely 
to be imported into the United States. The Commissioner of Customs, 
pursuant to 19 CFR 12.42(f) has now determined, based upon additional 
Customs investigation, that such merchandise is no longer being, or is 
likely to be imported into the United States in violation of Section 
307 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1307).

DATES: This determination shall take effect October 5, 1994.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas J. Tinger, Senior Special 
Agent, Office of Enforcement, Headquarters, U.S. Customs Service, 1301 
Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington D.C. 20229 (202) 927-1510.


    Pursuant to Section 12.42(f)), Customs Regulations (19 CFR 
12.42(f), it is hereby determined that certain articles of the People's 
Republic of China are no longer being, or likely to be, imported into 
the United States, which are being mined, produced or manufactured with 
the use of convict, forced or indentured labor.

                                                    Item number from the
                 Articles schedule                    Harmonized Tariff 
                                                      (19 U.S.C. 1202)  
Tea (manufactured by the Red Star Tea Farm).......  0902.10.00          

    Approved September 9, 1994.

George J. Weise,
Commissioner of Customs.
John P. Simpson,
Deputy Assistant Secretary (Enforcement).
[FR Doc. 94-24237 Filed 9-29-94; 8:45 am]