Memorandum on Notification to the Congress of Trade Negotiation
Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative Subject: Notification to the Congress of Trade Negotiation
You are authorized and directed to notify the Congress, pursuant to section 2104(a)(1) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(a)(1)), of my intention to enter into negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with the five member countries of the Southern African Customs Union (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland).
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
George W. Bush [Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:01 a.m., October 17, 2002]
Note: This memorandum was published in the Federal Register on October 18.
George W. Bush, Memorandum on Notification to the Congress of Trade Negotiation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/212153