U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 02, 2022

§ 1471.2 - Pima cotton payments.

From available funds in the Agriculture Pima Trust, CCC will annually make payments as follows:

(a) Twenty-five percent of the amounts in the Agriculture Pima Trust shall be paid to one or more nationally recognized associations established for the promotion of pima cotton for use in textile and apparel goods, as determined by the Secretary, during the calendar year immediately preceding the payment.

(b) Twenty-five percent of the amounts in the Agriculture Pima Trust shall be paid to yarn spinners of pima cotton that produce ring spun cotton yarns in the U.S. during the calendar year immediately preceding the payment, to be allocated to each yarn spinner in an amount that bears the same ratio as:

(1) The yarn spinner's production of ring spun cotton yarns measuring less than 83.33 decitex (exceeding 120 metric number) from pima cotton in single and plied form during the prior calendar year; bears to

(2) The production of the yarns described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section during the prior calendar year by all yarn spinners that qualify under this paragraph (b).

(3) A yarn spinner will not receive an amount under this paragraph (b) that exceeds the cost of pima cotton that was:

(i) Purchased during the prior calendar year; and

(ii) Used in spinning any cotton yarns.

(4) The Secretary will reallocate any amounts reduced by reason of the limitation under paragraph (b)(3) of this section to spinners using the ratio described in this paragraph (b), disregarding production of any spinner subject to that limitation.

(c) Fifty percent of the amounts in the Agriculture Pima Trust shall be paid to manufacturers that certify, pursuant to the affidavit under § 1471.4, that, during the calendar year immediately preceding the payment, they used imported cotton fabric to produce men's and boys' shirts, to be allocated to each manufacturer in an amount that bears the same ratio as:

(1) The dollar value (excluding duty, shipping, and related costs) of imported woven cotton shirting fabric of 80s or higher count and 2-ply in warp purchased by the manufacturer during the prior calendar year to produce men's and boys' shirts; bears to

(2) The dollar value (excluding duty, shipping, and related costs) of the fabric described in paragraph (c)(1) of this section purchased during the prior calendar year by all manufacturers that qualify under this paragraph (c).