Federal Register International Trade Alert for 03 March 2020

FR Alert - Covering:03/03/2020


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain pasta from Italy to correct one ministerial error. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joy Zhang (Ghigi/Zara) or George McMahon (Indalco), AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1168 or (202) 482-1167, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On January 16, 2020, Commerce published its final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta [[Page 12519]] from Italy, covering a 2017-2018 period of review.\1\ On January 21, 2020, Industria Alimentare Colavita S.p.A. (Indalco) submitted a timely allegation that Commerce made two ministerial errors in the Final

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made during the period October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia E. Short, AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and [[Page 12516]] Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-1560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce regulations provide that it will publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.\1\ Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published on 02/12/2020.\2\ This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the anti- circumvention inquiries on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (China) that were initiated on May 6, 2019. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Baker, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2924. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 26, 2011, Commerce published antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on [[Page 12513]] aluminum extrusions from China.\1\ On May 6, 2019, in response to a request from Air Master Awning LLC (Air Master), Commerce initiated anti-circumvention inquiries regarding the Orders with respect to aluminum window frame extrusions processed into aluminum jalousie shutters (jalousie shutters) in the Dominican Republic, and also self-

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[Notices] [Pages 12497-12499] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-04269] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-10-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 176--Rockford, Illinois; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; UniCarriers Americas Corporation (Forklift Engines and Assemblies); Marengo, Illinois UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UniCarriers) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in Marengo, Illinois. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was

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[Notices] [Pages 12499-12500] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-04266] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-09-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 124--Gramercy, Louisiana; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Frank's International, LLC (Line Pipe With Tubular Joints); New Iberia and Lafayette, Louisiana Frank's International, LLC submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities located in New Iberia and Lafayette, Louisiana. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 19, 2020.

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that producers/exporters subject to this review made sales of stainless steel bar (SS Bar) from India at less than fair value (LTFV) during the period of review (POR) February 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla or Allison Hollander, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482-3477 or (202) 482- 2805, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This review covers two producers/exporter of the subject merchandise, Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd., and its affiliates Hindustan Inox, Precision Metals and Sieves Manufacturers (India) Pvt. Ltd. (collectively, the Venus Group),\1\ and Ambica Steels Limited (Ambica). Commerce preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise by Ambica have not been made at prices below normal value. Commerce also preliminarily determines that sales of subject

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SUMMARY: Commerce preliminarily finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (MSG) from the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia) would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Dunne, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2328. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [[Page 12518]] Background On October 1, 2019, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the first full sunset review of the Order,\1\ pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ Commerce received notices of intent to participate from Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America (the petitioner), a U.S. producer and wholesaler of a domestic like product, within the 15-day deadline

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 12502-12506] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-04342] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-570-123] Certain Corrosion Inhibitors From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable February 25, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theodore Pearson or Nicholas

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (the ``Commission'') has determined to review in part the final initial determination (``FID'') of the administrative law judge (``ALJ''). The Commission requests briefing from the parties on certain issues under review, as indicated in this notice. The Commission also requests briefing from the parties, interested government agencies, and interested persons on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding. The Commission has also determined to extend the target date for completion of this investigation until April 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynde Herzbach, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-3228. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or 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 (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's Electronic Docket Information System (``EDIS'') (https

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that polyethylene terephthalate sheet (PET sheet) from the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Renkey, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2312. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on August 27, 2019.\1\ On December 17, 2019, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now February 25, 2020.\2\ For a complete description of the events that

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that imports of unpatented R-421A from the People's Republic of China (China) are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) order on HFC blends from China. As a result, imports of blends of unpatented R-421A from China will be subject to suspension of liquidation effective June 18, 2019. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley or Manuel Rey, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4987 or (202) 482-3342, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 18, 2019, Commerce initiated an anti-circumvention inquiry to determine whether blends of unpatented R-421A from China, that are further processed into finished HFC blends in the United States,\1\ are circumventing the Order on HFC blends from China.\2\ Additionally, in our Notice of Initiation, we stated that, as part of this anti-

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[Notices] [Pages 12506-12511] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-04339] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-570-122] Certain Corrosion Inhibitors From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable February 25, 2020.

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that polyethylene terephthalate sheet (PET sheet) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter Zukowski or Kate Sliney, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0189 or (202) 482-2437, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on August 27, 2019.\1\ On December 17, 2019, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now February 25, 2020.\2\ For a complete description of the events that

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