Federal Register International Trade Alert for 15 March 2019

FR Alert - Covering:03/15/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies have been provided to producers and exporters of aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 15, 2019. [[Page 9486]] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Davina Friedmann, 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) 482-0698. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the notice of initiation of this administrative review on July 12, 2018, covering 243 companies.\1\ On October 10, 2018, all requests for review were withdrawn for all but five companies: Anshan Zhongjda Industry Co., Ltd. (Anshan), Foshan Shanshui
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating and issuing expedited preliminary results of a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on carbon and alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). DATES: Applicable March 15, 2019. [[Page 9492]] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Dunne, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 21, 2018, Commerce published the AD order on wire rod from the Republic of Korea.\1\ On October 8, 2018, members of the domestic industry including Nucor Corporation, Optimus Steel LLC Keystone Consolidates Industries, Inc., and Charter Steel requested that Commerce initiate a CCR to revoke, in part, the AD order on wire rod from Korea as to value spring quality (VSQ) wire rod.\2\
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has determined that a request for a new shipper review (NSR) of the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring from the People's Republic of China (China) meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (POR) for this new shipper review is December 1, 2017, through November 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable March 15, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Horn or Alexis Cherry, 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) 482-4868 or (202) 482-0607, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring from China on December 8, 2011.\1\ On December 19, 2018, Commerce received a timely NSR request from Muchsee Wood (Chuzhou) Co., Ltd. (Muchsee Wood) in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(c).\2\ Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 9485] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-04869] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee; Meeting Notice The Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee (RPTAC) will meet April 2, 2019, 9:00 a.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues NW, Washington, DC The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on implementation of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and provides for continuing review to update the EAR as needed.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 9484-9485] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-04878] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-08-2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 12--McAllen, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Universal Metal Products, Inc.; (Formed and Converted Metal for Commercial and Industrial Use); Pharr, Texas Universal Metal Products, Inc. (UMP) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Pharr, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that none of the companies subject to this review have established their entitlement to a separate rate during the May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018 period of review (POR) and, thus, are part of the China- wide entity. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 15, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kent Boydston, 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) 482-5649. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 1, 2018, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the People's Republic of China (China).\1\ The POR is May 1, 2017, through April 30, 2018. On May 31, 2018, Commerce received a timely request from Maverick and TenarisBayCity (the petitioners) to conduct an administrative review of four companies, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b).\2\ There were no
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations (IFSR) and the Hizballah Financial Sanctions Regulations (HFSR) to incorporate references to the new List of Foreign Financial Institutions Subject to Correspondent Account or Payable-Through Account Sanctions (CAPTA List). DATES: Effective: March 15, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; or the Department of the Treasury's Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), Office of the General Counsel, tel.: 202-622-2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC's website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Background
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on [[Page 9559]] December 19, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Tela Innovations, Inc. of Los Gatos, California. The complaint was amended on February 7, 2019. Supplements to the amended complaint were filed on February 13 and 26, 2019. The complaint, as amended, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain integrated circuits and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,943,966 (``the '966 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,948,012 (``the '012 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,141,334 (``the '334 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 10,141,335 (``the '335 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 10,186,523 (``the '523 patent''). The amended complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The amended complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is available for inspecti
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: On November 1, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on low-enriched uranium (LEU) from France. Because no domestic interested party responded to the sunset review notice of initiation by the applicable deadline, Commerce is revoking the antidumping duty order on LEU from France. DATES: Applicable March 15, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Arrowsmith or Charlotte Baskin-Gerwitz, 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) 482-5255 or (202) 482-4880, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 13, 2002, Commerce issued an antidumping duty order on imports of low-enriched uranium from France.\1\ In the first two sunset reviews, Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC) determined that continuation of the order was warranted.\2\ On November 1, 2018, Commerce initiated the current sunset review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.218.\3\ --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \1\ See Low Enriched Uranium from France; Notice of Amended
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