Federal Register International Trade Alert for 22 November 2019

FR Alert - Covering:11/22/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require contractors and subcontractors to report to the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program certain counterfeit or suspect counterfeit parts and certain major or critical nonconformances. DATES: Effective: December 23, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marilyn E. Chambers, Procurement Analyst, at 202-285-7380, or by email at marilyn.chambers@gsa.gov, for clarification of content. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat Division at 202-501-4755. [[Page 64681]] Please cite FAC 2020-02, FAR Case 2013-002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background DoD, GSA, and NASA published a proposed rule at 79 FR 33164 on June 10, 2014, in the Federal Register, to implement sections 818(c)(4) and (c)(5) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is partially rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Taiwan for the period May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019. DATES: Applicable November 22, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hannah Falvey or Nicolas Mayora, AD/ CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4889 or (202) 482-3053, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 1, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Taiwan for the period of review May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019.\1\ Pursuant to requests from interested parties, Commerce initiated an administrative review with respect to 27 companies in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ Subsequent to the initiation of the administrative
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that OCTAL SAOC-FZC (OCTAL) did not make sales of polyethylene terephthalate resin (PET resin) from the Sultanate of Oman (Oman) at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable November 22, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Hill, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-3518. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 18, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of the 2017-2018 antidumping duty (AD) administrative review of PET resin from Oman.\1\ On August 19, 2019, DAK Americas, LLC, Indorama Ventures USA, Inc., and Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America (petitioners) requested that Commerce conduct a hearing in this proceeding.\2\ On August 20, 2019, we received a case brief from the petitioners and on August 30, 2019, we received a rebuttal brief from [[Page 64461]]
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that GVN Fuels, Ltd. (GVN) had no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR) September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charlotte Baskin-Gerwitz, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4880. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 13, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results, but we received no comments. Accordingly, we made no changes to the Preliminary Results for purposes of these final results. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \1\ See Oil Country Tubular Goods from India: Preliminary No Shipments Determination of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018, 84 FR 40028 (August 13, 2019) (Preliminary Results). --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Scope of the Order
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: On November 8, 2019, the United States Court of International Trade (Court) sustained the final remand results pertaining to the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length (CTL) plate from the Republic of Korea (Korea) covering the period January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the final determination of the CVD investigation and that Commerce is amending the final determination with respect to the net countervailable subsidy rates assigned to POSCO and all other producers/exporters not individually investigated. DATES: Applicable November 18, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Bordas, 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) 482-3813. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 4, 2017, Commerce published its Final Determination.\1\ In the Final Determination, Commerce calculated a net countervailable
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to determine that Noksel Celik Boru Sanayi A.S. (Noksel), a producer and/or exporter of heavy walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (HWR pipes and tubes) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey), sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018. We also determine that Cinar Boru Profil San Ve Tic A.S. (Cinar Boru) had no shipments of HWR pipes and tubes during the POR. Based on an analysis of the comments received, we have not made changes to the weighted-average dumping margins listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below. DATES: Applicable November 22, 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 Preliminary Results on July 19, 2019.\1\ For
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that no companies under review qualify for a separate rate, and that these companies are therefore considered part of the Vietnam-wide entity. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable November 22, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irene Gorelik, 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) 482-6905. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 12, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results \1\ of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam). This review covers 73 companies preliminarily determined to be part of the Vietnam-wide entity and three companies preliminarily determined to have no reviewable transactions during the POR. We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.\2\ No interested party submitted case briefs in the instant review. Commerce conducted this administrative
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 64562] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-25407] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-550] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 64562] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-25406] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-551] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Epic Pharma, LLC ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before December 23, 2019.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 64562-64563] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-25403] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-528] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 64563] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-25404] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-538] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: GE Healthcare ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before December 23, 2019.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 64564] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-25405] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-549] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Mylan Technologies Inc. ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the
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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 Venezuela Sanctions Regulations to incorporate additional Executive orders, add a general license authorizing U.S. Government activities, and add an interpretive provision. DATES: Effective Date: November 22, 2019. 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 64416]] Background On July 10, 2015, OFAC issued the Venezuela Sanctions Regulations,
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