Federal Register International Trade Alert for 02 May 2019

FR Alert - Covering:05/02/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with February anniversary dates. In accordance with Commerce's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews. DATES: Applicable May 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Brown, Office of AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482- 4735. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce has received timely requests, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b), for administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with February anniversary dates. All deadlines for the submission of various types of information, certifications, or comments or actions by Commerce discussed below refer to the number of calendar days from the applicable starting time.
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that critical circumstances exist for imports of refillable stainless steel kegs (kegs) from Mexico. DATES: Applicable May 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Hollander at (202) 482-2805, 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 response to petitions filed on September 20, 2018, on behalf of the American Keg Company LLC (the petitioner),\1\ Commerce initiated antidumping duty (AD) investigations concerning kegs from Germany, Mexico, and the People's Republic of China (China) and a countervailing duty investigation concerning kegs from China.\2\ THIELMANN Mexico S.A. de C.V. (THIELMANN) is the sole mandatory respondent in the investigation of kegs from Mexico. On December 3, 2018, THIELMANN informed Commerce that it did not intend to respond to the initial questionnaire. On December 10, 2018, the petitioner timely filed an allegation that critical circumstances exist with respect to imports of
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is announcing the availability of a Preliminary Energy Savings Analysis of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (Preliminary Analysis). DOE welcomes written comments from interested parties on any subject within the scope of this Preliminary Analysis. DATES: DOE will accept written comments and information on the Preliminary Analysis no later than June 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: A copy of the Preliminary Analysis is available at https://www.energycodes.gov/development/determinations. Any comments submitted must provide docket number EERE-2018-BT-DET- 0014. Comments may be submitted using any of the following methods: [[Page 18834]] 1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. 2. Email: 2018IECC2018DET0014@ee.doe.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. 3. Postal Mail: Building Energy Codes Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office, EE-5B, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, EE-5B, Washington, DC 20585-0121. If possible, please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to include printed copies. 4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Building Energy Codes Program, U.S.
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy gives notice that during March 2019, it issued orders granting authority to import and export natural gas, to import and export liquefied natural gas (LNG), amending and vacating prior authorization. These orders are summarized in the attached appendix and may be found on the FE website at https://www.energy.gov/fe/listing-doefe-authorizationsorders-issued-2019. They are also available for inspection and copying in the U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Division of Natural Gas Regulation, Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Docket Room 3E-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-9478. The Docket Room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 29, 2019. Amy Sweeney, Director, Division of Natural Gas Regulation. Appendix DOE/FE Orders Granting Import/Export Authorizations ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4346.................. 03/05/19 13-69-LNG; 14-88-LNG; 15-25-LN
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 18863-18864] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-08995] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--National Shipbuilding Research Program Notice is hereby given that, on March 19, 2019, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the [[Page 18864]] National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), National Shipbuilding Research Program
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 18864] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-08997] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium Notice is hereby given that, on April 8, 2019, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (``MTEC'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 18864-18865] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-08994] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Pistoia Alliance, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on April 8, 2019, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Pistoia Alliance, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were [[Page 18865]]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The FTC requests that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend for three years the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in the agency's Health Breach Notification Rule. The existing clearance expires on May 31, 2019. The public should address comments to this notice to the OMB. DATES: Comments must be received by June 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments in response to this notice should be submitted to the OMB Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission within 30 days of this notice. You may submit comments using any of the following methods: Electronic: Write ``Health Breach Notification Rule: PRA Comment, P072108,'' on your comment and file your comment online at https://www.regulations.gov, by following the instructions on the web-based form. Email: Wendy_L._Liberante@omb.eop.gov. Fax: (202) 395-5806. Mail: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin Wetherill, 202-326-2220, Attorney, Privacy & Identity Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20580.
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line and structural pipe from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). In addition, Commerce is amending its final affirmative determination. DATES: Applicable May 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca M. Janz at (202) 482-2972 or William Miller at (202) 482-3906, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 27, 2019, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of large diameter welded pipe from Turkey.\1\ The scope of the investigation in Commerce's final determination covered large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line pipe (welded line pipe), large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel structural pipe (welded structural pipe), and stainless steel large diameter welded pipe (stainless steel pipe) from Turkey.\2\
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Digital Video Receivers, Broadband Gateways, and Related Hardware and Software Components, DN 3382; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission's Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205- 2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line and structural pipe from the Republic of Korea (Korea). In addition, Commerce is amending its final affirmative determination. DATES: Applicable May 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sergio Balbontin at (202) 482-6478 or Janae Martin at (202) 482-0238, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 27, 2019, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of large diameter welded pipe from Korea.\1\ The scope of the investigation in Commerce's final determination covered large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line pipe (welded line pipe), large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel structural pipe (welded structural pipe), and stainless steel large diameter welded pipe (stainless steel pipe) from Korea.\2\
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-609 and 731-TA-1421 (Final) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of steel trailer wheels from China, provided for in subheading 8716.90.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be subsidized and sold at less-than-fair- value. DATES: April 15, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jordan Harriman ((202) 205-2610), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for these investigations may be viewed on the
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received an amended complaint entitled Certain Female Fashion Dresses, Jumpsuits, Maxi Skirts & Accoutrements, DN 3375; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission's Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205- 2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by
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Agency Notice

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 large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line and structural pipe from the Republic of Korea (Korea). DATES: Applicable May 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Ayache at (202) 482-2623 or Robert Palmer at (202) 482-9068, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 27, 2019, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the countervailing duty investigation of large diameter welded pipe from Korea.\1\ The scope of the investigation in Commerce's final determination covered large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line pipe (welded line pipe), large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel structural pipe (welded structural pipe), and stainless steel large diameter welded pipe (stainless steel pipe) from Korea.\2\ As discussed below, the ITC subsequently found three domestic like
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line pipe from Greece. In addition, Commerce is amending its final affirmative determination. DATES: Applicable May 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brittany Bauer at (202) 482-3860, AD/ CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 27, 2019, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of large diameter welded pipe from Greece.\1\ The scope of the investigation in Commerce's final determination covered large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line pipe (welded line pipe), large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel structural pipe (welded structural pipe), and stainless steel large diameter welded pipe (stainless steel pipe) from Greece.\2\ As discussed below, the ITC subsequently found three domestic like
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line and structural pipe from Canada. DATES: Applicable May 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan S. Pulongbarit at (202) 482-4031 or Annathea Cook at (202) 482-0250, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 27, 2019, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of large diameter welded pipe from Canada.\1\ The scope of the investigation in Commerce's final determination covered large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line pipe (welded line pipe), large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel structural pipe (welded structural pipe), and stainless steel large diameter welded pipe (stainless steel pipe) from Canada.\2\ As discussed below, the ITC subsequently found three domestic like products covered by the scope of the investigation (welded line pipe,
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Agency Notice

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 large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel structural pipe from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). DATES: Applicable May 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ross Belliveau at (202) 482-4952 or Ajay Menon at (202) 482-1993, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 27, 2019, Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the countervailing duty investigation of large diameter welded pipe from Turkey.\1\ The scope of the investigation in Commerce's final determination covered large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel line pipe (welded line pipe), large diameter welded carbon and alloy steel structural pipe (welded structural pipe), and [[Page 18772]]
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: This notice announces that the United States Trade Representative has determined not to list any countries as denying fair market opportunities for U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in foreign government-funded airport construction projects. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Psillos, International Procurement Negotiator, Kathryn.W.Psillos@ustr.eop.gov or 202-395-9581, or Arthur Tsao, Assistant General Counsel, Arthur_N_Tsao@ustr.eop.gov or 202-395-6987. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 533 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended by section 115 of the Airport and Airway Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1987, Public Law 100-223 (codified at 49 U.S.C. 50104), requires the United States Trade Representative to decide whether any foreign country has denied fair market opportunities to U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders in connection with airport construction projects of $500,000 or more that are funded in whole or in part by the government of such country. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has not received any complaints or other information that indicates that U.S. products, suppliers, or bidders are being denied fair market opportunities in such airport construction projects. As a consequence, the United States Trade Representative has decided not to list any countries as denying fai
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PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

Agency Notice

[Presidential Documents] [Pages 18695-18696] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-09105] Presidential Documents Federal Register / Vol. 84 , No. 85 / Thursday, May 2, 2019 / Presidential Documents ___________________________________________________________________ Title 3-- The President [[Page 18695]] Proclamation 9865 of April 25, 2019
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Board of Governors (Board) is seeking comment on a proposal to amend Regulation EE to include certain new entities in the definition of ``financial institution'' contained in section 402 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA) so that they will be covered by FDICIA's netting provisions. The proposal would also clarify how the existing activities-based test in Regulation EE applies following a consolidation of legal entities. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 1, 2019. ADDRESSES: When submitting comments, please consider submitting your comments by email or fax because paper mail in the Washington, DC area and at the Board may be subject to delay. You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. R-1661, RIN 7100-AF 48, by any of the following methods: Agency Website: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm. Email: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include docket number in the subject line of the message. Fax: (202) 452-3819 or (202) 452-3102. Mail: Ann E. Misback, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20551. All public comments are avail
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