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Calendar of Events 

Date(s)

Type

Event or Initiative

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October 3

Meeting Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy State Department

October 3

Exam Customs Broker License Examination U.S. Customs and Border Protection

October 3, 11, 16, and 22

Election

Planned dates for presidential and vice presidential debates

Commission on Presidential Debates

October 3-4

Meeting

WTO General Council meeting

Agenda TBD

October 4

Meeting

The Committee on Foreign Investment Women in International Trade

October 5

Data

BLS releases September employment report

Bureau of Labor Stats.

October 6-November 12

Legislative

House of Representatives not in session

House Calendar

October 7

Election

Presidential election in Venezuela

Election Guide

October 11

Meeting

Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee International Trade Administration

October 11

Data

BEA releases August goods and services trade data

Bureau of Economic Analysis

October 11

Data

August U.S. merchandise trade data available on-line

DataWeb

October 11

Data Release of U.S. import and export price indexes for September, 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics

October 11

Data Release of Transportation Services Index for August, 2012 Bureau of Transportation Statistics

October 18

Meeting

Online Dispute Resolution Study Group Advisory Committee on Private International Law

October 19

Meeting

Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness International Trade Administration

October 19

Meeting

Study Group on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts State Department

October 23

Meeting

WTO Dispute Settlement Body meeting

Agenda TBD

October 26

Data

BEA releases advance estimate of 2012 Q3 GDP

Bureau of Economic Analysis

October 28

Report

USITC report to USTR on trade in remanufactured goods

USITC release

November 2

Data

BLS releases October employment report

Bureau of Labor Stats.

November 6

Election

Election Day

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November 8

Data

September U.S. merchandise trade data available on-line

DataWeb

November 8

Data

BEA releases September goods and services trade data

Bureau of Economic Analysis

November 9

Data Release of U.S. import and export price indexes for October, 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics

November 15

Data Release of Transportation Services Index for September, 2012 Bureau of Transportation Statistics

November 17-26

Legislative

House of Representatives not in session

House Calendar

November 19

Meeting

WTO Dispute Settlement Body meeting

Agenda TBD

December TBD

Election

Presidential election in Korea

Election Guide

December 7

Data

BLS releases November employment report

Bureau of Labor Stats.

December 11

Report

Due date for USTRís report on Chinaís WTO compliance

P.L.106-286

December 11

Data

October U.S. merchandise trade data available on-line

DataWeb

December 11

Data

BEA releases October goods and services trade data

Bureau of Economic Analysis

December 12

Data Release of U.S. import and export price indexes for November, 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics

December 12

Data Release of Transportation Services Index for October, 2012 Bureau of Transportation Statistics

December 14

Legislative

House of Representatives adjourns

House Calendar

December 14

Meeting

WTO Dispute Settlement Body meeting

Agenda TBD

December 19-20

Meeting

WTO General Council meeting

Agenda TBD

December 31

Report

Due date for update to the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinatorís strategic plan

P.L.110-403

January 20, 2013

Election

Inauguration of the winner of the 2012 presidential election

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March 1, 2013

Report

Due date for release of the USTRís 2013 Trade Policy Agenda and 2012 Annual Report

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March 31, 2013

Report

Due date for release of the USTRís 2013 National Trade Estimate report on foreign trade barriers

ó

March 31, 2013

Report

Due date for conclusion of the USTRís annual review of the effectiveness of telecommunications trade agreements

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July 31, 2013

Regulatory

Expiration of the Generalized System of Preferences

GSP statute, as amended by P.L.112-40

July 31, 2013

Regulatory

Expiration of the Andean Trade Preferences Act

ATPA statute, as amended by P.L.112-42

December, 2013

Meeting 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization World Trade Organization

December 11, 2013

Regulatory

Expiration of the selective safeguard for China enacted upon that country's accession to the WTO

Section 421-423 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended

December 31, 2013

Regulatory

Expiration of the Trade Adjustment Assistance program

P.L.112-40