Federal Register International Trade Alert for 12 June 2019

FR Alert - Covering:06/12/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Trade Act of 1974 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary), in coordination with the United States Trade Representative (Trade Representative), intends to renew the charters for the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) and the related Agricultural Technical Advisory Committees (ATACs) for Trade to provide detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations regarding trade barriers, negotiation of trade agreements, and implementation of existing trade agreements affecting food and agricultural products, including the performance of other advisory functions relevant to U.S. agricultural trade policy matters. In addition, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) continues to welcome nominations for persons to serve on these committees. DATES: FAS will accept nominations for membership on the APAC and six ATACs throughout the four-year charter term of the committees (June 2019 through June 2023). New applicants are considered approximately every 12-18 months. ADDRESSES: All nomination materials should be mailed in a single, complete package to: Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Room 200A Jamie L. Whitten Building, Washingt
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 27233-27240] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-12396] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Order Renewing Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges Mahan Airways, Mahan Tower, No. 21, Azadegan St., M.A. Jenah Exp. Way, Tehran, Iran; Pejman Mahmood Kosarayanifard, a/k/a Kosarian Fard, P.O. Box 52404, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Mahmoud Amini, G#22 Dubai Airport Free Zone, P.O. Box 393754, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and P.O. Box 52404, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Mohamed Abdulla Alqaz Building, Al Maktoum Street, Al Rigga, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Kerman Aviation, a/k/a GIE Kerman Aviation, 42 Avenue Montaigne
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR), January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable June 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Omar Qureshi, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-5307. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 8, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of, among other orders, the antidumping duty order on potassium permanganate from China for the POR, January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018.\1\ On February 28, 2019, Pacific Accelerator Limited (PAL) and its affiliate Chongqing Changyuan Group Limited (Chongqing Changyuan Chemical Corporation Limited (Changyuan) filed a timely request for review, in accordance with 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ On April 1, 2019, based on this request and accordance with
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is correcting the amended final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails from the People's Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable June 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Pulongbarit or Benito Ballesteros, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone 202-482-4031 or 202-482-7425, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 29, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Amended Final Results of the 2016-2017 administrative review on the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails from China.\1\ Commerce is correcting the Amended Final Results to address the misspelling of one non-selected respondent company name. Specifically, the company, Hebei Cangzhou New Century Foreign Trade Co., Ltd., was misspelled in the Amended Final Results. The correct spelling of the company's name is listed in this notice. As a result, the Amended Final Results are being corrected. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 27244-27245] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-12392] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-580-884] Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Partial Rescission of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017 AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable June 12, 2019.
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Based on five-year reviews (sunset reviews), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products (hot- rolled steel) from India and Indonesia would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice. DATES: Applicable June 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jean Valdez, 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) 482-3855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On February 5, 2019, Commerce initiated sunset reviews of the CVD orders \1\ on hot-rolled steel from India and Indonesia, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ On February 20, 2019, Nucor Corporation, AK Steel Corporation, ArcelorMittal USA LLC, United States Steel Corporation, California Steel Industries, SSAB Enterprises LLC, and Steel Dynamics, Inc. (collectively, domestic interested parties) filed timely notices of
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(5)(C) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 18-0F with attached Policy Justification. Dated: June 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 27313]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN12JN19.002 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 18-0F Report of Enhancement or Upgrade of Sensitivity of Technology or
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(5)(C) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-0F with attached Policy Justification. Dated: June 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 27310]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN12JN19.003 Transmittal No. 19-0F REPORT OF ENHANCEMENT OR UPGRADE OF SENSITIVITY OF TECHNOLOGY OR CAPABILITY (SEC. 36(B)(5)(C), AECA)
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(5)(C) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-0A with attached Policy Justification. Dated: June 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN12JN19.000 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-0A REPORT OF ENHANCEMENT OR UPGRADE OF SENSITIVITY OF TECHNOLOGY OR CAPABILITY (SEC. 36(B)(5)(C), AECA) (i) Purchaser: Government of Kuwait
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-27 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: June 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN12JN19.005 [[Page 27302]] BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-27 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(5)(C) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-0C with attached Policy Justification. Dated: June 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN12JN19.004 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-0C REPORT OF ENHANCEMENT OR UPGRADE OF SENSITIVITY OF TECHNOLOGY OR CAPABILITY (SEC. 36(B)(5)(C), AECA) (i) Purchaser: Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-04 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: June 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 27304]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN12JN19.006 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-04 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-13 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: June 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN12JN19.007 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-13 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended (i) Prospective Purchaser: Government of Japan (ii) Total Estimated Value:
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697-8976. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(5)(C) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104- 164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 19-0G with attached Policy Justification. Dated: June 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 27306]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN12JN19.001 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-0G REPORT OF ENHANCEMENT OR UPGRADE OF SENSITIVITY OF TECHNOLOGY OR
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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 one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons 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 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; or the Department of the Treasury's Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202-622-2410. 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 (www.treas.gov/ofac).
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') has issued a recommended determination on remedy and bonding should a violation be found in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended limited exclusion order against certain blood cholesterol testing strips and associated systems containing the same, manufactured and imported by respondents ACON Laboratories, Inc., and ACON Biotech (Hangzhou) Co. Ltd. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). 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. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission's electronic docket (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 (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investiga
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') has determined that there is a violation of 19 U.S.C. 1337, as amended (``Section 337''), in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission has further determined to issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders and to set bond rates on the entered value of covered products imported during the period of Presidential review. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl P. Bretscher, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2382. 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://edis.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal, telephone (202) 205-181
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 27359] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-12422] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-622 and 731-TA-1448 (Preliminary)] Dried Tart Cherries From Turkey Determinations 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 dried tart cherries from Turkey, provided for in subheadings 0813.40.30, 0813.40.90, 0813.50.00, 2006.00.20, 2006.00.50, and 2008.60.00 of the
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on silicomanganese from India, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela would be likely to lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of these AD orders. DATES: Applicable June 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Dunne or Jacqueline Arrowsmith 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 or (202) 482-5255, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 11, 2018, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the third sunset reviews of the Orders \1\ on silicomanganese from India, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ As a result of its reviews, on December 17, 2018, Commerce determined that revocation of
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the preliminary determination in the countervailing duty investigation of polyester textured yarn from India to correct a significant ministerial error. DATES: Applicable June 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janae Martin or Jesus Saenz, AD/CVD [[Page 27241]] Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0238 or (202) 482-8184, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 3, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Determination,\1\ and completed the disclosure of all calculation materials to interested parties. From May 6 through May 13, 2019, the petitioners,\2\ JBF Industries Limited (JBF), and Sanathan Textile Private Limited, India (Sanathan) timely filed ministerial
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