Out-of-cycle reviews in Global Commerce Policy
In this regard, a definition of this issue is as follows: this is a mechanism created by USTR to administer Special 301. The entries on trade policy in the Encyclopedia are here. Under the provisions of the United States Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act, USTR must make an annual report on its montoring and enforcement activities and the compliance of other countries with trade agreements of which the United States is a member. Where the matter is considered serious enough, USTR will start a review without waiting for the cycle of annual reports. That then is an out-of-cycle review . See also Monitoring and Enforcement Unit.
Out-of-cycle reviewsin the wold Encyclopedia
For an introductory overview on international trade policy, see this entry.
Notes and References
- Dictionary of Trade Policy, “Out-of-cycle reviews” entry (OAS)