Federal Register International Trade Alert for 13 March 2019

FR Alert - Covering:03/13/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before May 13, 2019. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 6616, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Mark Crace, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482-8093, mark.crace@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This collection of information is required by the Defense Production Act (DPA). The DPA requires U.S. firms to furnish
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review, in part, of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets (fish fillets) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) for the period August 1, 2017, through July 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable March 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Bethea 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) 482-1491 or (202) 482-3251, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 7, 2018, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on fish fillets from Vietnam.\1\ Pursuant to requests from interested parties, Commerce initiated an administrative review with respect to 76 companies for the period August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018.\2\ Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the partial federal government closure from December 22, 2018, through the
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 9082-9083] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-04628] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-011-2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158--Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Calsonic Kansei North America (Automotive Parts), Canton, Mississippi Calsonic Kansei North America (CKNA) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Canton, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 21, 2019.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 9083-9084] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-04627] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-010-2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 78--Nashville, Tennessee; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Calsonic Kansei North America (Automotive Parts), Shelbyville and Lewisburg, Tennessee Calsonic Kansei North America (CKNA) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in Shelbyville and Lewisburg, Tennessee. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 21, 2019.
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines not to revoke the antidumping duty (AD) orders on [[Page 9089]] large residential washers (LRWs) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) and Mexico and the countervailing duty (CVD) order on large residential washers from Korea, in part, with respect to LRWs that (1) have a horizontal rotational axis; (2) are front loading; and (3) have a drive train consisting, inter alia, of (a) a controlled induction motor and (b) a belt drive (hereinafter, FL CIM/Belt washers). DATES: Applicable March 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Miller or Ajay Menon, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482-3906 or (202) 482-1993, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 14, 2018, Commerce published the Preliminary Results
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Pidilite Industries Limited (Pidilite), a producer/exporter of carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP 23) from India, did not sell subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) December 1, 2016, through November 30, 2017. DATES: Applicable March 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Ayache, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2623. [[Page 9086]] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 17, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on CVP 23 from India.\1\ This review covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, Pidilite. We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.\2\ No interested party submitted
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (India) made sales of subject merchandise below normal value, and that SRF Limited of India did not. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017. DATES: Applicable March 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Arrowsmith at (202) 482- 5255, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 10, 2018, Commerce published the Preliminary Results.\1\ For a history of events that have occurred since the Preliminary Results, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.\2\ On [[Page 9093]] November 27, 2018, we extended the deadline for these Final Results from December 10, 2018 until January 11, 2019.\3\ Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the partial federal
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Tianjin Magnesium International, Co., Ltd. (TMI) and Tianjin Magnesium Metal, Co., Ltd. (TMM) (collectively TMI/TMM) did not have reviewable entries during the period of review (POR). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kyle Clahane or Brendan Quinn, 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) 482-5449 or (202) 482-5848, respectively. Background On May 1, 2018, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on pure magnesium from the People's Republic of China (China) for the POR.\1\ On July 12, 2018, in response to a timely request from the petitioner,\2\ and in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on pure magnesium from China with respect to TMI and TMM.\3\ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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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)(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 19-08 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: March 8, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [[Page 9109]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN13MR19.003 Transmittal No. 19-08 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 19-0D. Dated: March 8, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 9116]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN13MR19.001 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-0D 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 19-0E. [[Page 9111]] Dated: March 7, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN13MR19.000 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-0E 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)(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 19-02 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: March 8, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [[Page 9113]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN13MR19.002 Transmittal No. 19-02 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 India (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)(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 19-05 with attached Policy Justification. Dated: March 8, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [[Page 9118]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN13MR19.004 Transmittal No. 19-05 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 Israel (ii) Total Estimated Value:
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from June 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Senior Executive Resources Services, Senior Executive Services and Performance Management, Employee Services, 202-606-2246. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 5 CFR 213.103, Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities available for use by all agencies are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency are not codified in the CFR, but the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) publishes a notice of agency-specific authorities established or revoked each month in the Federal Register at www.gpo.gov/fdsys/. OPM also publishes an annual notice of the consolidated listing of all Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities, current as of June 30, in the Federal Register. Schedule A No Schedule A Authorities to report during June 2018. Schedule B
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that imports of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) with actual diameters less than 4.75 mm produced and/or exported by Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V (Deacero), and otherwise meeting the description of subject merchandise, are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) order on wire rod from Mexico. DATES: Applicable March 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Samuel Brummitt or Eric B. Greynolds, 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) 482-7851 or (202) 482-6071, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 19, 2018, Commerce published the Preliminary Determination of the anti-circumvention inquiry of wire rod with actual diameters less than 4.75 mm produced and/or exported by Deacero.\1\ A [[Page 9090]]
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-607 and 731-TA-1417 and 1419 (Final) pursuant to the Tariff Act [[Page 9136]] of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of steel propane cylinders from China and Thailand, provided for in subheading 7311.00.00 \1\ of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be subsidized and sold at less-than-fair-value. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \1\ Statistical reporting numbers: 7311.00.0060 and 7311.00.0090 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: January 30, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abu B. Kanu (205-2597), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-
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