On July 25, 2019, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) published in the Federal Register a notice [Docket Number USTR–2019–0007] requesting comments regarding the operation of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA), as amended by the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) (19 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.), commonly referred to as the Caribbean Basin Initiative, or CBI. The USTR has to submit a report to Congress regarding the operation of the CBI by December 31, 2019. The Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) invites comments concerning the operation of the CBI, including the performance of each beneficiary country, to assist in preparing the report to Congress on the operation of the CBI program. The TPSC must receive written comments by August 30, 2019