On June The House Rules Committee Issued A Rule Providing For The Consideration Of HR , The Pakistan Enduring Assistance And Cooperation Enhancement Act The Rule Inserted, With Modifications, HR , The Afghanistan Pakistan Security And Prosperity Enhancement Act, The ROZ Legislation, Into The Base Text Of HR On June The House Passed HR By A Vote Of To , And The Clerk Was Directed To Add It As New Matter To The End Of HR , The Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years And On September By Unanimous Consent, The Senate Passed S , The Enhanced Partnership With Pakistan Act Of , In Lieu Of HR It Did Not Include The House ROZ Language It Became Law PL On October , The Afghanistan Pakistan Security And Prosperity Enhancement Act HR And The Afghanistan And Pakistan Reconstruction Opportunity Zones Act S Would Establish A Unilateral US Trade Preference Program For Afghanistan And Parts Of Pakistan In An Effort To Promote Economic Development In Both Countries, The Legislation Would Permit Certain Goods Produced In Designated Geographic Areas Called Reconstruction Opportunity Zones ROZs To Be Imported Into The United States Duty Free ROZs Would Be A Specific Type Of Export Processing Zone, And Thus Part Of A World Wide Network Of Free Trade Zones Free Trade Zones Are Typically Fenced In Industrial Parks As Such They Are Self Contained Islands Of Infrastructure Necessary To Support Manufacturing, Often Located In Relatively Undeveloped Geographic Locations They Support Economic Development By Facilitating Cooperative Production Among Workers In Than One CountryBoth Pakistan And Afghanistan Are Currently Exporting Certain Goods To The United States Duty Free Under The Generalized System Of Preferences GSP The ROZ Program Would Offer Additional Tariff Benefits To Afghanistan And Pakistan In Turn, It Would Place Additional Requirements On Both CountriesThe Top US Import Categories From Pakistan Are Valued At Billion These Represent % Of All Dutiable Imports From Pakistan, Almost All Of Which Are Textile And Apparel Products The ROZ Proposal Would Remove Tariffs On About Half The Value Of These Imports Items Which Are Mostly Textile Products Such As Towels, Sheets, Comforters, And Curtains, Which Carry An Average Trade Weighted Tariff Rate Of % The ROZ Proposal Would Not Remove Tariffs On Items Of Which Are Mostly Apparel Items, Such As Shirts, Trousers, Blue Jeans, Socks And Underwear, Which Carry An Average Trade Weighted Tariff Rate Of %The Legislation Appears To Be Of Primarily Political And Symbolic Importance For US Relationships With Afghanistan And Pakistan, And Was Specifically Supported By President Obama In His March Announcement Of A New US Strategy For Afghanistan And Pakistan Proponents Of The Legislation See It As A Way Of Promoting Economic Development In Remote And Restive Areas Of Afghanistan And Pakistan On The Other Hand, There Are Those Who Point Out Restrictions The Limited Possible Locations For ROZ Production In Order To Be Eligible For Tariff Free Treatment The Limited Range Of Products Eligible For Tariff Free Treatment The Labor Requirements In HR And Security Concerns
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Afghanistan and Pakistan Reconstruction Opportunity Zones (ROZs), H.R. 1318/H.R. 1886/H.R. 2410 and S. 496 book, this is one of the most wanted Mary Jane Bolle author readers around the world.
- Kindle Edition
- 58 pages
- Afghanistan and Pakistan Reconstruction Opportunity Zones (ROZs), H.R. 1318/H.R. 1886/H.R. 2410 and S. 496
- Mary Jane Bolle
- 21 June 2019 Mary Jane Bolle