Federal Register International Trade Alert for 20 November 2019

FR Alert - Covering:11/20/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Navigator S.A. made sales of certain uncoated paper (uncoated paper) from Portugal below normal value during the period of review (POR) March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018. DATES: Applicable November 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Greenberg or Robert Scully, 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) 482-0652 or (202) 482- 0572 respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 17, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. For events subsequent to the Preliminary Results, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.\2\ Commerce conducted this administrative review in accordance with section 751 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that one of the producers/exporters subject to this administrative review did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value and the other made no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR), May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable November 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ian Hamilton, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4798. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This review covers two producers/exporters, Toyo Kohan Co., Ltd. (Toyo Kohan) and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (Nippon Steel). On July 17, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results.\1\ On August 16, [[Page 64043]] 2019, we received a case brief from Thomas Steel Strip Corporation, the
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that the producer/ exporter subject to this administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) November 14, 2016 through April 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable November 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Janz or Terre Keaton Stefanova, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-2972 or (202) 482-1280, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This review covers one producer/exporter, Industeel France S.A.S (Industeel). On July 17, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. On August 16, 2019, we received case briefs from SSAB Enterprises, LLC (the petitioner) and Industeel.\2\ On August 21, 2019, we received rebuttal briefs from the petitioner and Industeel.\3\ Commerce conducted this review in accordance with section 751 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The U.S. Government has decided to extend through February 16, 2020, the temporary general license to Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and one hundred and fourteen of its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List. In order to implement this decision, this final rule revises the temporary general license to remove the expiration date of November 18, 2019, and substitute the date of February 16, 2020. DATES: This rule is effective November 18, 2019, through February 16, 2020. The expiration date of the final rule published on May 22, 2019 (84 FR 23468) and the final rule published on August 21, 2019 (84 FR 43487) is extended until February 16, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Office of Exporter Services, Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce, Phone: (949) 660-0144 or (408) 998-8806 or email your inquiry to: ECDOEXS@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background As published on May 22, 2019 (84 FR 23468) and extended and amended through a final rule published on August 21, 2019 (84 FR 43487), this temporary general license authorizes certain activities, including those necessary for the continued operations of existing networks and
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (pipes and tubes) from Thailand are being, or are likely to be sold, at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018. DATES: Applicable November 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toni Page, 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) 482-1398. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 17, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on pipes and tubes from Thailand.\1\ The review covers one mandatory respondent, Saha Thai Steel Pipe (Public) Company, Ltd. (Saha Thai), and twelve non-selected producers/exporters of the subject merchandise. For a discussion of events since the Preliminary Results were published, see the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum.\2\ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on October 11, 2019, by Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC (Sabine Pass). Sabine Pass requests blanket authorization to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a volume equivalent to 600 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas on a cumulative basis over a two-year period commencing on January 16, 2020. Sabine Pass seeks to export this LNG from the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project (Liquefaction Project), located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Sabine Pass filed the Application under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). 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 procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, December 20, 2019. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@hq.doe.gov. Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, P.O. Box 44375, Washington, DC 20026-4375. Hand Delivery or Private Delivery Services (e.g., FedEx, UPS,
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of a Notification Regarding Planned Change in Indirect Ownership in Accordance with Procedures for Change in Control (Notice) filed October 23, 2019, by Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG, LP (DECP) in the above-referenced dockets. The Notice describes changes to the corporate structure and ownership of DECP. The Notice was filed under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA). DATES: Protests, motions to intervene, or notices of intervention, as applicable, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, December 5, 2019. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@hq.doe.gov. Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, P.O. Box 44375, Washington, DC 20026-4375. Hand Delivery or Private Delivery Services (e.g., FedEx, UPS, etc.): U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34), Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E-042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Nussdorf or Amy Sweeney, U.S. Department of Energy (FE-34),
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is announcing the results of the 2019 annual Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) review with respect to: Products considered for removal from the list of eligible products for certain beneficiary countries; decisions related to competitive need limitations (CNLs), including petitions for waivers of CNLs; and requests to reinstate/ redesignate products previously excluded from GSP eligibility for certain countries. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Claudia Chlebek, Director for GSP at (202) 395-2974 or claudia.m.chlebek@ustr.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Background The GSP program provides for the duty-free treatment of designated articles when imported from beneficiary developing countries. The GSP program is authorized by Title V of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2461 et seq.), as amended, and is implemented in accordance with Executive Order 11888 of November 24, 1975, as modified by subsequent Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations. Each year, USTR leads the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) in reviewing the list of products eligible for GSP benefits and, after completing this process, which includes public hearings, provides
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determination on certain quartz surface products from India to correct significant ministerial errors. DATES: Applicable November 20, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, 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) 482-3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with section 703(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.205(b), on October 11, 2019, Commerce published its preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determination on certain quartz surface products from India.\1\ On October 16, 2019, Cambria Company LLC (the petitioner) submitted comments alleging significant ministerial errors in our preliminary determination with respect to Pokarna Engineered Stone Limited (Pokarna).\2\ No other party submitted ministerial error comments. However, as noted in the amended preliminary memorandum, interested parties submitted
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge has issued a Final Initial Determination on Section 337 Violation and a Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bonding in the above- captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief, should the Commission find a violation. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to Commission rules. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynde Herzbach, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-3228. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (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 investigation may be viewed on the Commission's Electronic Docket Information System (``EDIS'') (https://edis.usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter c
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