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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 29, 2001

Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
June 29, 2001

Dear Mr. Speaker: (Mr. President:)

Pursuant to section 502(f) of the Trade Act of l974, as amended (the "Act"), I am writing to notify you of my intent to add the Republic of Georgia to the list of bene-ficiary develop--ing countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). The GSP program offers duty-free access to the U.S. market for a wide range of products from beneficiary developing countries.

I have considered the criteria set forth in sections 501 and 502 of the Act and have determined that it is appropriate to extend GSP benefits to Georgia.



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