Federal Register International Trade Alert for 25 October 2019

FR Alert - Covering:10/25/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Secretary of Commerce, through the Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA''), issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate'') to NFE on October 15, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Flynn, Director, OTEA, International Trade Administration, by telephone at (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at etca@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of [[Page 57393]] 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001-21) (``the Act'') authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. An Export Trade Certificate of Review protects the holder and the members identified in the Certificate from State and Federal government antitrust actions and from private treble damage antitrust actions for the export conduct specified in the Certificate and carried out in compliance with its terms and conditions. The regulations implementing Title III are found at 15 CFR part 325. OTEA is issuing this notice pursuant to 15 CFR 325.6(b), which requires the Secretary of Commerce to publish a summary of the certification in the Federal Register. Under Section 305(a) of the Act and 15 CFR 325.11(a), any person aggrieved by the Secretary's determination may, within 30 days of the date of this notice, bring an
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on stainless steel flanges from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period January 23, 2018, through December 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable October 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nathan James, 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) 482-5305. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 3, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on stainless steel flanges from China for the period January 23, 2018, through December 31, 2018.\1\ On July 1, 2019, Coalition of American Flange Producers, a domestic interested party, filed a timely request for review with respect to 46 companies, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b).\2\ Pursuant to this request, and in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we initiated an
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain high pressure steel cylinders (steel cylinders) from the People's Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, based on the timely withdrawal of the requests for review. DATES: Applicable October 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dusten Hom, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5075. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 3, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on steel cylinders from China for the POR of January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018.\1\ Commerce received a timely-filed request from Norris Cylinder Company (Norris) for an administrative review of Beijing Tianhai Industry Co., Ltd. (BTIC), Tianjin Tianhai High Pressure Container Co., Ltd. (Tianjin Tianhai), and Langfang Tianhai High Pressure Container
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the [[Page 57394]] administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain large diameter carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (over 4\1/2\ inches) from Japan for the period of review (POR) June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable October 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dusten Hom, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5075. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 3, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain large diameter carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (over 4\1/2\ inches) from Japan for the POR of June 1,
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain small diameter carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (under 4\1/2\ inches) from Japan for the period of review (POR) June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable October 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dusten Hom, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5075. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 3, 2019, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain small diameter carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (under 4\1/2\ inches) from Japan for the POR of June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019.\1\ United States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) timely filed requests for an administrative review of Denka Company Limited (Denka), Ebara Corporation (Ebara), JFE Steel
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of vertical metal file cabinets (file cabinets) from the People's Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable October 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathryn Wallace, 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) 482-6251. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [[Page 57395]] Background On August 1, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Determination of this investigation in the Federal Register.\1\ A complete summary of the events that occurred since Commerce published the Preliminary Determination, as well as a full discussion of the issues raised for this final determination, may be found in the Issues and Decision Memorandum.\2\ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that vertical metal file cabinets (file cabinets) from the People's Republic of China (China) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). DATES: Applicable October 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathryn Wallace, 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) 482-6251. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 1, 2019, Commerce published its Preliminary Determination of sales at LTFV of file cabinets from China and gave parties an opportunity to comment.\1\ Commerce received no comments or requests for a hearing. As there are no changes from, or comments upon, the Preliminary Determination, Commerce finds that there is no reason to modify its analysis. Accordingly, no decision memorandum accompanies this Federal Register notice. For further details of the issues addressed in this proceeding, see the Preliminary Determination.\2\ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that fresh tomatoes from Mexico are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The final estimated weighted- average dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice. DATES: Applicable October 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun or Hermes Pinilla, AD/ CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5760 and (202) 482-3477, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 7, 2019, Commerce terminated the 2013 Suspension Agreement \1\ on fresh tomatoes from Mexico and continued the LTFV investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico.\2\ The original period of investigation was March 1, 1995 through February 29, 1996. Due to the unusual procedural posture of this proceeding, in which we terminated a suspension agreement and continued an investigation that covers a period of investigation that dates back more than 23 years, Commerce
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