Federal Register International Trade Alert for 11 April 2019

FR Alert - Covering:04/11/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding fifty (50) persons to the Unverified List (``UVL''), removing ten (10) persons, and adding an additional address for one (1) person currently listed on the UVL. The fifty persons are added to the UVL on the basis that BIS could not verify their bona fides because an end-use check could not be completed satisfactorily for reasons outside the U.S. Government's control. BIS is adding a new address for one person as BIS has determined that this person is receiving exports from the United States at an additional address. DATES: This rule is effective: April 11, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Kurland, Director, Office of Enforcement Analysis, Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce, Phone: (202) 482-4255 or by email at UVLRequest@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Unverified List, found in Supplement No. 6 to Part 744 to the EAR, contains the names and addresses of foreign persons who are or have been parties to a transaction, as that such parties are described in Sec. 748.5 of the EAR, involving the export, reexport, or transfer
[19-07211] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding its administrative review of the countervailing duty order on circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (CWP) from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable April 11, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darla Brown, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1791. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 3, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of ``Opportunity to Request Administrative Review'' of the countervailing duty (CVD) order \1\ on circular welded carbon quality steel pipe from China for the POR.\2\ --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \1\ See Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Affirmative
[19-07196] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: This document informs the public that the maximum penalty for violations of the Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act (ABLA) is being adjusted in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended. Prior to the publication of this document, any person who violated the provisions of the ABLA was subject to a civil penalty of not more than $20,521, with each day constituting a separate offense. This document announces that this maximum penalty is being increased to $21,039. DATES: The new maximum civil penalty for violations of the ABLA takes effect on April 11, 2019 and applies to penalties that are assessed after that date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rita D. Butler, Regulations and Rulings Division, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street NW, Box 12, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 453-1039, ext. 101. Background Statutory Authority for Federal Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (the Inflation Adjustment Act), Public Law 101-410, 104 Stat. 890, 28 U.S.C. 2461 note, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 14673-14674] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-07153] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1435-1440 (Preliminary)] Acetone From Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain Determination 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 there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of acetone from Belgium, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain, provided for
[19-07153] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of laminated woven sacks (LWS) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is July 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable April 11, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Drew Jackson or Celeste Chen, 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) 482-4406 or (202) 482-0890, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 11, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Determination and invited interested parties to comment.\1\ On October 23, 2018, Commerce postponed the final determination of this investigation until February 25, 2019.\2\ Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the partial federal government closure from December 22, 2018, through the resumption of operations on January 29, 2019.\3\ If the new deadline falls on a non-
[19-07198] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 7) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ''), granting complainant's motion to terminate the investigation as to respondent Growers Express, LLC (``Growers Express'') based on a settlement and license agreement. The investigation is terminated in its entirety. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathy Chen, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2392. 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 at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commissi
[19-07190] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of laminated woven sacks (LWS) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) during the period of investigation (POI), [[Page 14648]] January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable April 11, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Martin or Ariela Garvett, 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) 482-3936 or (202) 482-3609, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This final determination is made in accordance with section 705 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the Preliminary Determination on August 13, 2018.\1\ In the Preliminary Determination, Commerce aligned the final countervailing duty (CVD)
[19-07197] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 17) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') that terminates the above-captioned investigation based on settlement. The investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Needham, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708-5468. 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 (http://www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on August 21, 2018, based on a complaint filed by Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH of Obe
[19-07145] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

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