Federal Register International Trade Alert for 19 May 2020

FR Alert - Covering:05/19/2020


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: This rule amends General Prohibition Three, also known as the foreign-produced direct product rule, by exercising existing authority under the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (ECRA), to impose a new control over certain foreign-produced items, when there is knowledge that such items are destined to a designated entity on the Entity List. A foreign-produced item is subject to the new control if the entity for which the item is destined has a footnote 1 designation in the Entity List. This rule also applies this new control to Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and its non-U.S. affiliates listed as entities. The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting comments on the impact of this rule. DATES: Effective date: This rule is effective May 15, 2020. Comment date: Submit comments on or before July 14, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number BIS 2020-0011 or RIN 0694-AH99, through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. All filers using the portal should use the name of the person or entity [[Page 29850]]
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 29930] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10750] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-525-002, C-351-855, C-533-896, C-489-840] Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From Bahrain, Brazil, India, and the Republic of Turkey: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable May 19, 2020.
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC or the Committee) will hold a virtual meeting via WebEx on Thursday June 4, 2020, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below. DATES: June 4, 2020, from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time EDT. Members of the public wishing to participate must register in advance with Cora Dickson at the contact information below by 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in order to pre-register, including any requests to make comments during the meeting or for accommodations or auxiliary aids. ADDRESSES: To register, please contact Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482-6083; email: Cora.Dickson@trade.gov. Registered participants will be emailed the login information for the meeting, which will be conducted via WebEx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cora Dickson, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries (OEEI), Industry and Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce at (202) 482-6083; email: Cora.Dickson@trade.gov.
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Bellingham, WA), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 29, 2019. DATES: Camin Cargo Control, Inc., was accredited and approved as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of August 29, 2019. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202- 344-1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc., 1301 Fraser Street, Unit #A2, Bellingham, WA 98229, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Camin Cargo Control, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the American Petroleum Institute (API): ------------------------------------------------------------------------ API chapters Title
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc. (Fife, WA), has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of August 27, 2019. DATES: Camin Cargo Control, Inc., was accredited and approved as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of August 27, 2019. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for August 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202- 344-1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Camin Cargo Control, Inc., 5013 Pacific Hwy East, Unit 2, Fife, WA 98424, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Camin Cargo Control, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the American Petroleum Institute (API): ------------------------------------------------------------------------ API chapters Title
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that NMK Resources, Inc. (Pasadena, TX), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 11, 2017. DATES: NMK Resources, Inc. (Pasadena, TX) was approved and accredited as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of October 11, 2017. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for October 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Eugene Bondoc, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202- 344-3974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that NMK Resources, Inc., 1107 Center St., Pasadena, TX 77506, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. NMK Resources, Inc. (Pasadena, TX) is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 29977-29978] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10728] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation Operating Under the Name of the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics Notice is hereby given that, on May 1, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), the Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation operating under the name of the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (``AIM Photonics'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 29975-29976] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10725] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Notice is hereby given that, on April 30, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (``CWMD'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 29975] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10730] [[Page 29975]] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Silicon Integration Initiative, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on April 23, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Silicon Integration Initiative, Inc. (``Si2'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 29976-29977] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10735] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Open RF Association, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on April 24, 2020 pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Open RF Association, Inc. filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 29977] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10723] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Spectrum Forward Consortium Notice is hereby given that, on May 4, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), the Spectrum Forward Consortium (``SFC'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 29978] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10727] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Space Enterprise Consortium Notice is hereby given that, on April 29, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Space Enterprise Consortium (``SpEC'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 29977] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10719] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Cooperative Research Group on Particle Sensor Performance and Durability Notice is hereby given that, on May 11, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Southwest Research Institute-- Cooperative Research Group on Particle Sensor Performance and Durability (``PSPD-II'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 29978-29979] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10734] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-647] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Biopharmaceutical Research Company LLC ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- [[Page 29979]]
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 29978] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10733] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--R Consortium, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on April 29, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), R Consortium, Inc. (``R Consortium'') has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 29975] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10738] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--Pistoia Alliance, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on April 24, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (the ``Act''), Pistoia Alliance, Inc. filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Eppendorf AG,
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 29971-29972] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-10670] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731-TA-1446 (Final)] Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous From Canada Determination 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 an industry in the United States is not materially injured or threatened with material injury, and the establishment of an industry in the United States is not materially retarded by reason of
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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-647 and 731-TA-1517-1520 (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 passenger vehicle and light truck tires from Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam, provided for in subheadings 4011.10.10, 4011.10.50, 4011.20.10, and 4011.20.50 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 Government of Vietnam. 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 June 29, 2020. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by July 7, 2020. DATES: May 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keysha Martinez (202-205-2136), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Tra
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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 antidumping duty order on electrolytic manganese dioxide from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. DATES: March 6, 2020 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alejandro Orozco (202-205-3177), 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 March 6, 2020, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (84 FR 66005, December 2, 2019) of the subject five-year review was
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order and countervailing duty order on lightweight thermal paper from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. DATES: March 6, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jason Duncan (202-205-3432), 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 these reviews may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.--On March 6, 2020, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (84 FR 66012, December 2, 2019) of the subject five-year reviews was adequate and that the r
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