Federal Register International Trade Alert for 07 October 2019

FR Alert - Covering:10/07/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, received an application for an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed application and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Flynn, Director, Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at etca@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. Sections 4001-21) (``the Act'') authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. A Certificate protects the holder and the members identified in the Certificate from State and Federal government antitrust actions and from private treble damage antitrust actions for the export conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out in compliance with its terms and conditions. The regulations implementing Title III are found at 15 CFR part 325. OTEA is issuing this notice pursuant to 15 CFR 325.6(a), which requires the Secretary of Commerce to publish a summary of the application in the Federal Register, identifying the applicant and each member and summarizing proposed export
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot- rolled flat-rolled carbon-quality steel products (hot-rolled steel) from the Russian Federation. The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable October 7, 2019. [[Page 53409]] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Preston Cox, 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) 482-5041. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In response to Commerce's notice of opportunity to request an administrative review on hot-rolled steel from the Russian Federation,\1\ Nucor Corporation, AK Steel Corporation, ArcelorMittal USA LLC, United States Steel Corporation, California Steel Industries,
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 53405-53406] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-21745] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: Rasheed Al Jijakli Inmate Number: 75222-112, FCI Lompoc, Federal Correctional Institution, 3600 Guard Road, Lompoc, CA 93436. ) On December 20, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, Rasheed Al Jijakli (``Jijakli'') was convicted of
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 53403-53404] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-21749] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: Kenneth S. Chait, Inmate Number: 04970-104, RRM Miami, Residential Reentry Office, 401 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33128 On November 13, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, Kenneth S. Chait (``Chait'') was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C 1701, et seq. (2012)) (``IEEPA''). Specifically, Chait was convicted of violating IEEPA by knowingly and willfully agreeing to attempt to
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 53407-53408] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-21740] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Barbara Jo Luque, 7582 South Ocean Port Drive, Tucson, AZ 85757, Order Denying Export Privileges On April 25, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, Barbara Jo Luque (``Luque'') was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (``AECA''). Luque was convicted of violating Section 38 of the AECA by intentionally attempting to willfully and knowingly export and cause to be exported from the United States to Mexico items designated as defense articles on the United States Munitions List, namely, 5,000 rounds of FMJ Russian 7.62x39 mm ammunition and 125 AK-47 KCI thirty-
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 53406-53407] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-21746] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: Eldar Rezvanov, Inmate Number: 35027-016, Moshannon Valley Correctional Institution, 555 Geo Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866. On July 24, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Eldar Rezvanov (``Rezvanov'') was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (``AECA''). Rezvanov was convicted of violating Section 38 of the AECA by knowingly and willfully exporting, causing the export of,
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 53404-53405] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-21748] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: Arash Sepehri, a/k/a William Anderson, a/k/a Aresh Sepheri Eshtajran, Unit 7, Yazdanpanah Street, Tehran, Iran. On February 26, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Arash Sepehri, a/k/a William Anderson, a/k/a Aresh Sepheri Eshtajran (``Sepehri''), was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 371. Specifically, Sepehri was convicted of knowingly and willfully conspiring to export U.S.-origin items, including high-resolution sonar equipment, data input boards, acoustic transducers and rugged laptops,
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 53402-53403] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-21747] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: Benjamin James Cance, 215 E. Plainwell Street, Plainwell, MI 49080 and 6911 Childsdale Avenue NE, Rockford, MI 49341, On January 15, 2016 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Benjamin James Cance (``Cance'') was convicted of violating Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778 (2012)) (``AECA''). Cance was convicted of violating Section 38 of the AECA by knowingly and willfully exporting without the required U.S.
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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 August anniversary dates. In accordance with Commerce's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews. DATES: Applicable October 7, 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 August 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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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 53472-53473] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-21829] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-392] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc. ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the
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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 are providing notice that the parties to the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) intend to hold the thirteenth meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council (the Council) established under Chapter 17 (Environment) of that agreement in Miami, Florida, United States on November 13 and 14, 2019. DATES: The public session of the Council will be held on November 14, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please contact Sarah Flores and Katy Sater for the location of this meeting. We request comments and suggestions in writing no later than October 18, 2019. ADDRESSES: Written comments or suggestions should be submitted to both: (1) Sarah Flores, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues by email to FloresSC@state.gov with the subject line ``CAFTA-DR EAC Meeting''; and (2) Katy Sater, Director for Environment and Natural Resources, Office of the United States Trade Representative by email to mary.c.sater@ustr.eop.gov with the subject line ``CAFTA-DR EAC Meeting''. If you have access to the internet you can view and comment on this notice by going to: http://www.regulations.gov/#!home and search
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