Federal Register International Trade Alert for 26 November 2018

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60395-60396]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25619]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Order Denying Export Privileges

    In the Matter of: Gregory Allen Justice, Inmate Number: 73792-
112, FCI Safford, P.O. Box 9000, Safford, AZ 85548.

    On September 19, 2017, in the U.S. District Court for the Central 
District of California, Gregory Allen Justice (``Justice'') was 
convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 
U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (``AECA''), among other crimes. Justice was 
convicted of violating Section 38 of the AECA by knowingly and 
willfully attempting to export, cause others to export, and aid and 
abet the export to Russia, for the intended benefit of the Russian 
Government, of defense articles designated on the United States 
Munitions List (``USML''), without the required U.S. Department of 
State licenses. Justice, an engineer who worked for a defense 
contractor, knowingly and willfully sold and provided USML-controlled 
technical data relating to U.S. military satellite programs to a person 
he believed to be an agent of a Russian intelligence service, but who 
was in fact an und
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60399-60400]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25636]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-552-818]


Certain Steel Nails From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: 
Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding its 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel 
nails from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) for the period 
of review (POR) July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.

DATES: Applicable November 26, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Flessner, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-6312.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On July 3, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a 
notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order \1\ on certain steel nails from Vietnam for the 
POR.\2\ Commerce 
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60434-60435]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25604]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of Atlantic Product Services, Inc. 
(Carteret, NJ), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Atlantic Product 
Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ), as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Atlantic Product Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ), has been approved to 
gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test 
petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the 
next three years as of May 24, 2018.

DATES: Atlantic Product Services, Inc. (Carteret, NJ) was accredited 
and approved, as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of May 24, 2018. 
The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for May 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. 
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60433-60434]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25609]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Approval of Laboratory Service Inc. (Savannah, GA) as a 
Commercial Gauger

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of approval of Laboratory Service Inc. (Savannah, GA) as 
a commercial gauger.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Laboratory Service Inc. (Savannah, GA), has been approved to gauge 
petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the 
next three years as of September 14, 2016.

DATES: Laboratory Service Inc. (Savannah, GA) was approved as a 
commercial gauger and laboratory as of September 14, 2016. The next 
triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie Glass, Laboratories and

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Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-
344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby 
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 60433]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25610]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Approval of Marine Technical Surveyors, Inc. (Donaldsonville, LA) 
as a Commercial Gauger

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Marine Technical 
Surveyors, Inc. (Donaldsonville, LA) as a commercial gauger.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Marine Technical Surveyors, Inc. (Donaldsonville, LA), has been 
approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs 
purposes for the next three years as of May 8, 2018.

DATES: Marine Technical Surveyors, Inc. (Donaldsonville, LA) was 
approved as a commercial gauger as of May 8, 2018. The next triennial 
inspection date will be scheduled for May 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie Glass, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 15
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 60434]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25605]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Approval of WFR Metering, Inc. (Houston, TX), as a Commercial 
Gauger

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of WFR Metering, Inc. 
(Houston, TX) as a commercial gauger.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that WFR 
Metering, Inc. (Houston, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and 
certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three 
years as of July 12, 2017.

DATES: WFR Metering, Inc. (Houston, TX) was approved and accredited as 
a commercial gauger as of July 12, 2017. The next triennial inspection 
date will be scheduled for July 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie Glass, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-
344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 19 
CFR 151.13, th
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60436-60437]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25603]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a 
Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of SGS North America, 
Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS 
North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge and accredited to test 
petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes for the next 
three years as of July 20, 2018.

DATES: Applicable Dates: The accreditation and approval of SGS North 
America, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on 
July 20, 2018. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for 
July 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-
344-
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 60437]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25608]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Approval of Coastal Gulf and International (Baton Rouge, LA), as 
a Commercial Gauger

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of approval of Coastal Gulf and International (Baton 
Rouge, LA), as a commercial gauger.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Coastal Gulf and International (Baton Rouge, LA), has been approved to 
gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for 
the next three years as of July 26, 2018.

DATES: Coastal Gulf and International (Baton Rouge, LA) was approved, 
as a commercial gauger as of July 26, 2018. The next triennial 
inspection date will be scheduled for July 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 
202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is he
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60435-60436]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25611]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation of Coastal Gulf and International (Luling, LA), as 
a Commercial Laboratory

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of accreditation of Coastal Gulf and International 
(Luling, LA), as a commercial laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Coastal Gulf and International (Luling, LA), has been accredited to 
test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes as 
of July 25, 2018.

DATES: Coastal Gulf and International (Luling, LA) was accredited, as a 
commercial laboratory as of July 25, 2018. The next triennial 
inspection date will be scheduled for July 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 
202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pur
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 60437]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25607]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Approval of Coastal Gulf and International (Corpus Christi, TX), 
as a Commercial Gauger

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of approval of Coastal Gulf and International (Corpus 
Christi, TX), as a commercial gauger.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
Coastal Gulf and International (Corpus Christi, TX), has been approved 
to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes 
for the next three years as of August 7, 2018.

DATES: Coastal Gulf and International (Corpus Christi, TX) was 
approved, as a commercial gauger as of August 7, 2018. The next 
triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and 
Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 
202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATI
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60557-60558]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25592]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Notice of OFAC Sanctions Actions

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets 
Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons and 
vessels that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals 
and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more 
applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in 
property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons and these 
vessels are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from 
engaging in transactions with them.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global

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Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions 
Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for 
Licensin
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 60562-60693]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-24446]



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Vol. 83

Monday,

No. 227

November 26, 2018

Part II





Department of the Treasury





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Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau





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27 CFR Parts 4, 5, 7, et al.





Modernization of the Labeling and Advertising Regulations for Wine, 
Distilled Spirits, and Malt Beverages; Proposed Rule

Federal Register / Vol. 83 , No. 227 / Monday, November 26, 2018 / 
Proposed Rules

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

27 CFR Parts 4, 5, 7, 14, and 19

[Docket No. TTB-2018-0007; Notice No. 176]
RIN 1513-AB54


Modernization of the Labeling and Advertising Regulations for 
Wine, Distilled Spirits, and Malt Beverages

AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is 
proposing to amend its regulat
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60397-60399]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25703]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-475-839, A-570-067]


Forged Steel Fittings From Italy and the People's Republic of 
China: Antidumping Duty Orders

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), 
Commerce is issuing antidumping duty orders on forged steel fittings 
from Italy and the People's Republic of China (China).

DATES: Applicable November 26, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Bowen at (202) 482-0768 
(Italy) or Kate Johnson at (202) 482-4929 (China), AD/CVD Operations, 
Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    In accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(c), on October 5, 
2018, Commerce published its final determinations in the less-th
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60396-60397]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25704]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-068]


Forged Steel Fittings From the People's Republic of China: 
Countervailing Duty Order

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), 
Commerce is issuing a countervailing duty order on forged steel 
fittings from the People's Republic of China (China).

DATES: Applicable November 26, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith or Janae Martin, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution 
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482-1766 or (202) 482-
0238, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On October 5, 2018, Commerce published its final determination in 
the countervailing duty investigation of forged steel fittings from 
China.\1\ On November 19, 2018, the ITC notified Commerce of its final 
de
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Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60445-60446]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-589 and 731-TA-1394-1395 (Final)]


Forged Steel Fittings From China and Italy

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by 
reason of imports of forged steel fittings from China and Italy that 
have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be 
sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), and to be 
subsidized by the government of China.
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
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Background

    The Commission instituted these investigations effective October 5, 
2
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 227 (Monday, November 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60551-60554]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-25699]


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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Determination of Trade Surplus in Certain Sugar and Syrup Goods 
and Sugar-Containing Products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the 
Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, 
Colombia, and Panama

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States (HTS), the Office of the United States Trade 
Representative (USTR) is providing notice of its determination of the 
trade surplus in certain sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing 
products of Chile, Morocco, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El 
Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Colombia and Panama. 
The level of a country's trade surplus in these goods relates to the 
quantity of sugar and syrup goods and sugar-containing products for 
which the United States grants preferential tariff treatment under (i) 
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