Federal Register International Trade Alert for 19 June 2019

FR Alert - Covering:06/19/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent order-- embodied in the consent agreement--that would settle these allegations. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file comments online or on paper, by following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write: ``SecurTest, Inc.; File No. 182 3152'' on your comment, and file your comment online at https://www.regulations.gov by following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment on paper, mail your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite CC-5610 (Annex D), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW, 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex D), Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin Wetherill (202-326-2220), Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20580. SUPPLEMENTARY INF
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd. (Hyundai Steel) and POSCO, producers and/or exporters of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), August 12, 2016 through December 31, 2016. DATES: Applicable June 19, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kabir Archuletta, 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) 482-2593. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 6, 2018, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review.\1\ On December 18, 2018, Commerce postponed the final results of review by 58 days until May 3, 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\ Accordingly, the revised deadline for these final results is June 12, 2019. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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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 19-06 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: June 13, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001-06-P [[Page 28515]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] TN19JN19.000 BILLING CODE 5001-06-C Transmittal No. 19-06 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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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on May 20, 2019, by Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), requesting blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) previously imported into the United States from foreign sources in an amount up to the equivalent of 24 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a short-term or spot market basis for a two-year period commencing on July 19, 2019. In the portion of the Application subject to this Notice, Freeport LNG seeks to export the LNG from the Freeport LNG Terminal owned by Freeport LNG, on Quintana Island, Texas, to any country with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA) requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas, and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy (non-FTA countries). The Application was filed under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Additional details can be found in Freeport LNG's Application, posted on the DOE/FE website at: https://www.energy.gov/fe/freeport-lng-development-lp-fe-docket-no-19-61-lng-export-lng. Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additi
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on May 23, 2019, by Cameron LNG, LLC (Cameron LNG), requesting blanket authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) previously imported into the United States from foreign sources in an amount up to the equivalent of 2 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a short-term or spot market basis for a two-year period commencing no later than October 1, 2019. Cameron LNG seeks to export the LNG from the Cameron LNG Terminal located in Cameron and Calcasieu Parishes, Louisiana, to any country with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA) requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas, and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy (non-FTA countries). The Application was filed under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). Additional details can be found in Cameron LNG's Application, posted on the DOE/FE [[Page 28545]] website at: https://www.energy.gov/fe/cameron-lng-llc-fe-docket-no-19-62-lng-ftanfta. Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: On June 5, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a document in the Federal Register requesting comments from the public and affected agencies on Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and the Trusted Trader Program. That document contained an error in the subject heading. This document corrects the June 5, 2019 document to reflect the correct subject heading. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, Telephone number (202) 325-0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877-227-5511, (TTY) 1-800-877-8339, or CBP website at https://www.cbp.gov/. Background On June 5, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register a document requesting comments from the public and affected agencies on Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and the Trusted Trader Program. 84 FR 26130. That document contained an error in the subject heading by referring to the ``Trusted Trader
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than July 19, 2019) to be assured of consideration. [[Page 28573]] ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, Telephone number (202) 325-0056 or via email
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request dated May 6, 2019 from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under the section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) has instituted Investigation No. 332-571, U.S. Trade and Investment with Sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Trends and New Developments, for the purpose of preparing the report requested by the USTR. The Commission has scheduled a public hearing in connection with this investigation for July 24, 2019. DATES: July 12, 2019: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing. July 17, 2019: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements. July 24, 2019: Public hearing. July 31, 2019: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and statements. August 16, 2019: Deadline for filing all other written submissions. March 31, 2020: Transmittal of Commission report to USTR. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission's hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is notifying the public that the Court of International Trade's (CIT) final judgment in this case is not in harmony with Commerce's final scope ruling. Commerce, therefore, is amending its final scope ruling and now finds that certain zinc and nylon anchors imported by Midwest Fastener Corp. (Midwest Fastener) are not within the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain steel nails from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam). DATES: Applicable June 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Bordas at (202) 482-3813, AD/ CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 9, 2016, Midwest Fastener, an importer of zinc and nylon anchors, filed a request with Commerce for a scope ruling that its zinc and nylon anchors should be excluded from the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty Orders \1\ on certain steel nails from Vietnam.\2\ Midwest Fastener described the zinc and nylon anchors
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 28588-28589] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-12975] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-447 and 731-TA-1116 (Second Review)] Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From China Determinations On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act''), that revocation of the countervailing and antidumping duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.\2\
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