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104 STAT. 5254 PROCLAMATION 6123—APR. 26, 1990 tions imposed under sections 503(b) and 504(c) of the 1974 Act and to provide more equitable tariff treatment for the freely associated states as afforded beneficiary developing countries under the GSP, I have determined that changes should be made in general note 3(c)(viii) to the HTS. 10. Section 604 of the 1974 Act (19 U.S.C. 2483) authorizes the President to embody in the HTS the substance of the provisions of that Act, and of other acts affecting import treatment, and actions thereunder. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including but not limited to Title V and section 604 of the 1974 Act, section 1204(b) of the 1988 Act, and section 401 of the Association Act, do proclaim that: (1) In order to provide benefits under the GSP to specified designated eligible articles when imported from any designated beneficiary developing country and to remove from eligibility under the GSP those articles that have become subject to textile agreements, the HTS is modified as provided in Annex I to this proclamation. (2)(a) In order to provide benefits under the GSP to specified designated eligible articles when imported from any designated beneficiary developing country, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolumn for the HTS subheadings enumerated in Annexes 11(a) and 11(b)(1) is modified by inserting in the parentheses the symbol "A" as provided in such Annexes to this proclamation, (b) In order to terminate preferential tariff treatment under the GSP for articles imported from all designated beneficiary developing countries, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolumn for the HTS subheadings enumerated in Annex 11(b)(2) is modified by deleting the symbol "A" in the parentheses. (c) In order to provide preferential tariff treatment under the GSP to certain countries that have been excluded from the benefits of the GSP for certain eligible articles imported from such countries, following my determination that a country not previously receiving such benefits should again be treated as a beneficiary developing country with respect to such articles, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolumn for each of the HTS provisions enumerated in Annex 11(b)(3) to this proclamation is modified: (i) by deleting from such subcolumn for such HTS provisions the symbol "A*" in parentheses, and (ii) by inserting in such subcolumn the symbol "A" in lieu thereof. (d) In order to provide that one or more countries should no longer be treated as beneficiary developing countries with respect to an eligible article for purposes of the GSP, the Rates of Duty 1-Special subcolumn for each of the HTS provisions enumerated in Annex 11(b)(4) to this proclamation is modified: (i) by deleting from such subcolumn for such HTS provisions the symbol "A" in parentheses, and (ii) by inserting in such subcolumn the symbol "A*" in lieu thereof. (3) In order to provide for the suspension of preferential treatment under the GSP for Liberia, to provide for the designation of Kiribati, Mauritania, Mozambique, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu as least-developed beneficiary developing countries, to provide that one or more countries that have not been treated as beneficiary developing countries with re-