Federal Register International Trade Alert for 24 June 2019

FR Alert - Covering:06/24/2019


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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 (AD) order on honey from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) December 1, 2017, through November 30, 2018. DATES: Applicable June 24, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jasun Moy or 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) 482-8194 or (202) 482-2593, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 3, 2018, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of ``Opportunity to Request an Administrative Review'' of the AD order on honey from China for the period December 1, 2017, through November 30, 2018.\1\ In December 2018, Commerce received timely requests to conduct administrative reviews of the AD order on honey from China from the American Honey Producers Association and Sioux Honey Association's (collectively, the petitioners) and Jiangsu Runchen Agricultural/Sideline Foodstuff Co., Ltd (Runchen).\2\ On March 14,
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding five entities to the Entity List. These five entities have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. These entities will be listed on the Entity List under the destination of China. This rule also modifies one entry on the Entity List under the destination of China. DATES: This rule is effective June 24, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chair, End-User Review Committee, Office of the Assistant Secretary, Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce, Phone: (202) 482-5991, Fax: (202) 482-3911, Email: ERC@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Entity List (Supplement No. 4 to part 744 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)) identifies entities for which there is reasonable cause to believe, based on specific and articulable facts, have been involved, are involved, or pose a significant risk of being or becoming involved in activities contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. The EAR (15
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 29496] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-13364] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-38-2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 38--Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Teijin Carbon Fibers, Inc. (Polyacrylonitrile-Based Carbon Fiber); Greenwood, South Carolina The South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee of FTZ 38, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Teijin Carbon Fibers, Inc. (TCF), located in Greenwood, South Carolina. The notification conforming to the
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 29497-29498] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-13314] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-570-109] Ceramic Tile From the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce DATES: Applicable June 24, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Bordas, Moses Song, or John
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 amended by the Agricultural Act of 2014. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register to allow for public participation. This notice announces the meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. DATES: June 26, 2019 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown, 200 South Pattee, Missoula, MT 59802. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Ian Rowe, Designated Federal Official for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; at (202) 586-7720 or Email: Ian.Rowe@EE.Doe.Gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting: To develop advice and guidance that promotes research and development leading to the production of biobased fuels and biobased products. Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include the following: Update on USDA Biomass R&D Activities
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is seeking public comment on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the current Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') clearance for information collection requirements in its Energy Labeling Rule. That clearance expires on November 30, 2019. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 23, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ``Energy Labeling Rule PRA Comment, FTC File No. R611004'' 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 J), 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 J), Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hampton Newsome, (202) 326-2889, Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Was
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Spring 2019 Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. Publication of the Spring 2019 Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions represents a key component of the regulatory planning mechanism prescribed in Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review'' (58 FR 51735) and Executive Order 13771 (82 FR 93390, January 30, 2017, Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs. The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual regulatory agendas in the Federal Register describing regulatory actions they are developing that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). In the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Unified Agenda) agencies report regulatory actions upcoming in the next year. Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' signed September 30, 1993 (58 FR 51735), and Office of Management and Budget memoranda implementing section 4 of that Order establish minimum standards for agencies' agendas, including specific types of information for each entry. The Unified Agenda helps agencies fulfill these requirements. All Federal regulatory agencies have chosen to publish their regulatory agendas as part of the Unified Agenda. The complete publication of the
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 29546-29547] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-13377] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-392] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: VHG Labs DBA LGC Standards ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and
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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 May 22, 2019, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Neodron Ltd. of Dublin, Ireland. The complaint was amended on May 23, 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 touch- controlled mobile devices, computers, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,432,173 (``the '173 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,791,910 (``the '910 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 9,024,790 (``the '790 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 9,372,580 (``the '580 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 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, Room 112, W
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: In a notice published on May 9, 2019, the United States Trade Representative (Trade Representative) announced that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) would establish a process by which U.S. stakeholders may request exclusion of particular products classified within a tariff subheading covered by the September 2018 action in this investigation from the additional duties. This notice announces that USTR will open an electronic portal for submission of exclusion requests on June 30, 2019, and sets out the specific procedures for submitting requests. DATES: June 30, 2019 at noon EDT: The web portal for submitting exclusion requests--http://exclusions.USTR.gov--will open. September 30, 2019: Deadline for submitting exclusion requests. Responses to individual exclusion requests are due 14 days after the request is posted on USTR's online portal. Any replies to responses to an exclusion request are due the later of 7 days after the close of the 14-day response period, or 7 days after the posting of a response. ADDRESSES: You must submit all requests, responses to requests, and replies to responses through the online portal: http://exclusions.USTR.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the product exclusion process, contact USTR Assistant General Counsels Philip Butler or Megan Grimball
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