Federal Register International Trade Alert for 05 March 2020

FR Alert - Covering:03/05/2020


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that exporters of certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from the People's Republic of China (China) sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) February 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019. We invite all interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jasun Moy or Kabir Archuletta, 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) 482-8194, or (202) 482-2593, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 2, 2019, Commerce initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on shrimp from China, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\1\ The administrative review covers one mandatory respondent, Shantou Red Garden Food

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Goodluck India Limited (Goodluck) and Tube Investments of India Ltd. (TII) received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), September 25, 2017 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hannah Falvey or Genevieve Coen, 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) 482-4889 and (202) 482-3251, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 2, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain cold-drawn mechanical tubing (CDMT) from India.\1\ On October 8, 2019, Commerce extended the deadline for issuing the preliminary results of this review.\2\ The revised deadline for these preliminary results is now February 28, 2020. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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[Presidential Documents] [Pages 12977-12978] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-04730] [[Page 12975]] Vol. 85 Thursday, No. 44 March 5, 2020 Part II The President

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending its final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon steel standard pipe and tube products (pipes and tubes) from Turkey. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018. The amended final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Amended Final Results.'' DATES: Applicable March 5, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magd Zalok, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4162. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On January 22, 2020, Commerce published the Final Results of the 2017-2018 administrative review in the Federal Register.\1\ Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (Borusan), a mandatory respondent in this administrative review, timely filed a ministerial error allegation concerning the Final Results and requested, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.224, that Commerce correct the alleged ministerial error.\2\ On January 22, 2020, Borusan filed a complaint with the U.S.

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[Notices] [Page 12892] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-04509] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-11-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 119, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; SICK Product & Competence Center Americas, LLC (Safety and Tracking Systems, Safety Light Curtains, and Connector Assemblies), Savage, Minnesota The Greater Metropolitan Area FTZ Commission, grantee of FTZ 119, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of SICK Product & Competence Center Americas, LLC (SICK Product), located in Savage, Minnesota. The notification conforming to

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference call of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST). Thursday, December 17, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST). ADDRESSES: To receive the call-in number and passcode, please contact the Board's Designated Federal Officer at the address or phone number listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jay Nathwani, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585. Phone number (202) 586- 9410, and email: jay.nathwani@ee.doe.gov.

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), is reopening and modifying the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test pertaining to the submission of certain import data and documents for commodities regulated by FWS (``FWS test'') through the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Two of the modifications in this notice apply to the streamlining of the submission of data and documents for test participants using certain filing options under the FWS test (specifically, filing options 2 and 4). The other modifications are administrative, specifically, updating contact information for CBP and FWS. DATES: As of April 6, 2020, the FWS test will become operational. This test will continue until concluded by way of announcement in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice and any aspect of this test may be submitted at any time during the test via email to Trade Policy and Programs, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, at FWS.Test.Participation@cbp.dhs.gov, with a subject line identifier reading ``Comment on FWS Test FRN.'' FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lea-Ann Bigelow, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, at (202) 863-6089 or FWS.Test.Participation@cb

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of entities whose property and interests in property have been unblocked and removed from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date(s). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622- 4855; or Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List) and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC's website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On March 2, 2020, OFAC determined that the property and interests in

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN 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 are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See Supplementary Information section for effective date(s). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC's website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac).

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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of State and the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) are providing notice that the parties to the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) and the United States-Colombia Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA) intend to hold a meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council (the ``Council'') and a meeting of the Environmental Cooperation Commission (the ``Commission''). On March 24, the Council and Commission will meet in a closed government-to-government session to (1) review implementation of Chapter 18 (Environment Chapter), and discuss how parties are meeting their environment chapter obligations; (2) highlight environmental enforcement and achievements and share related lessons learned and best practices; (3) review the environmental cooperation program; and (4) receive a report from the Secretariat for Environmental Enforcement Matters. On March 25, the Council invites all interested persons to attend a public session on Chapter 18 implementation, beginning at 10:00 a.m., at the Ministry of Trade Annex, located at Calle 28 No. 13-22, 9th Floor (Palma Real Building), Bogot[aacute], Colombia. At the public session, the Council will welcome questions, input, and information about challenges and achievements in implementation of the Environment Chapter obligations and the

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