It will compare regulatory condition in Japan with those of other foreign markets for domestic-made products exported to those countries. ITC will hold a public hearing about its investigation on July 11, 2006. It is accepting written submissions for the record. Comments must be received no later than July 25, 2006. Although the ITC investigation is a factfinding investigation only, industry should take the time to comment. In this era of global trade and harmonization, itâEUR(TM)s up to us to ensure a level playing field. Industry must watch out for its own interests.