Federal Register International Trade Alert for 13 March 2020

FR Alert - Covering:03/13/2020


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Liang Chyuan Industrial Co., Ltd. and its affiliate Integral Building Products Inc. (collectively, LC), PT Enterprise, Inc. and its affiliated producer Pro-Team Coil Nail Enterprise, Inc. (collectively, PT), and Unicatch Industrial Co. Ltd. (Unicatch), made U.S. sales of subject merchandise below normal value during the period of review (POR) July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable March 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irene Gorelik, Suzanne Lam, or Joseph Dowling, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482- 6905, (202) 482-0783, or (202) 482-1646, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 12, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review.\1\ For a discussion of the events that occurred since the Preliminary Results, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.\2\ On December 16, 2019, we partially extended the deadline for the final results to February 19, 2020.\3\ On January 30, 2020,

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that Weihai Zhongwei Rubber Co., Ltd. (Zhongwei) received countervailable subsidies from certain programs during the period of review (POR) from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable March 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chien-Min Yang, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5484. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain new pneumatic off- the-road tires (OTR Tires) from China on November 18, 2019.\1\ In the Preliminary Results, Commerce partially rescinded the administrative review with respect to three companies and preliminarily found that Zhongwei received countervailable subsidies from certain programs during the POR.\2\ No interested party commented on the Preliminary Results. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that: (1) Sailun Group Co., Ltd. (Sailun Group) is the successor-in-interest to Sailun Jinyu Group Co., Ltd. (Sailun Jinyu); (2) Sailun (Dongying) Tire Co., Ltd. (Sailun Dongying) is the successor-in-interest to Shandong Jinyu Industrial Co., Ltd. (Shandong Jinyu); and (3) Sailun Group (Hong Kong) Co., Limited. (Sailun HK) is the successor-in- interest to Sailun Jinyu Group (Hong Kong) Co., Limited. (Sailun Jinyu HK). As a result, Sailun Group, Sailun Dongying and Sailun HK are entitled to the antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) cash deposit rates of Sailun Jinyu, Shandong Jinyu and Sailun Jinyu HK, respectively. DATES: Applicable March 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toni Page at (202) 482-1398 (AD) or Andrew Huston at (202) 482-4261 (CVD), 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, 2015, Commerce published in the Federal Register the AD and CVD Orders on passenger tires from China.\1\ On January 29,

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: On May 24, 2018, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) issued a final judgment in Vinh Hoan Corporation et al. v. United States, Consol. Court No. 13-00156 (Vinh Hoan). On July 31, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) notified the public that the final judgment in that case is not in harmony with Commerce's final results of the underlying administrative review, and, as a result, it also amended the final results, involving the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain frozen fish fillets (fish fillets) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) covering the period of review (POR) August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2011. Commerce hereby amends the prior notice. DATES: Applicable June 3, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Javier Barrientos, 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) 482-2243. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 24, 2018, the CIT issued a final judgment in Vinh Hoan, sustaining Commerce's remand results for the eighth administrative

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 14631-14632] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-05192] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: Automated Export System. OMB Control Number: 0607-0152. Form Number(s): Automated Export System (AES). Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing three Venezuela-related general licenses in the Federal Register: General Licenses 5 and 5A, which have been superseded, and General License 5B, each of which was previously issued on OFAC's website. DATES: General License 5B was issued on January 17, 2020 and the authorizations in such General License will be effective April 22, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Assistant Director for Licensing, 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, 202-622-4855; or Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, 202-622-2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available on OFAC's website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). [[Page 14573]] Background

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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 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 applicable 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; or 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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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-639-642 and 731-TA-1475- 1492 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that 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 common alloy aluminum sheet from Bahrain, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Oman, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, and Turkey, provided for in subheading 7606.11.30, 7606.11.60, 7606.12.30, 7606.12.60, 7606.91.30, 7606.91.60, 7606.92.30, and 7606.92.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of Bahrain, Brazil, India, and Turkey. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by April 23, 2020. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within fiv

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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 14703-14704] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-05125] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731-TA-1472 (Preliminary)] Difluoromethane (R-32) From China Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject investigation, 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 difluoromethane (R-32) from China, provided for in subheadings 2903.39.20 and 3824.78.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the

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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the countervailing duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. DATES: January 6, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (Julie Duffy (202) 708-2579)), 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 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 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 review may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.--On January 6, 2020, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (84 FR 52132, October 1, 2019) of the subject five-year review was

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