For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 7, 2004
Message to the Congress of the United States
TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:
Pursuant to section 502(f) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the "1974 Act"), I am writing to inform you of my intent to designate Iraq as a beneficiary developing country for purposes of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP).
I have considered the criteria set forth in sections 501 and 502 of the 1974 Act. In light of these criteria, I have determined that it is appropriate to extend GSP benefits to Iraq.
GEORGE W. BUSH
THE WHITE HOUSE,
September 7, 2004.
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