Federal Register International Trade Alert for 27 September 2019

FR Alert - Covering:09/27/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is rescinding the new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on hardwood plywood products from the People's Republic of China for the period January 1, 2019, through June 30, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable September 27, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jasun Moy, 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. Background On January 4, 2018, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the antidumping duty order on hardwood plywood products (plywood) from the People's Republic of China (China).\1\ On July 30, 2019, Commerce received a timely new shipper review (NSR) request from Xuzhou Constant Forest Industry Co., Ltd. (Constant Forest), in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(c).\2\ On August 27, 2019, in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.214(b), Commerce initiated a NSR of the antidumping duty order on plywood from China with respect to Constant Forest.\3\ On September 12, 2019, Constant Forest timely
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: On August 12, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published the preliminary results of the changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India. For these final results, Commerce continues to find that Sunrise Seafoods India Private Limited (SSIPL) is the successor-in-interest to Sunrise Aqua Food Exports (SAFE). DATES: Applicable September 27, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brittany Bauer, 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) 482-3860. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 31, 2018, SSIPL requested that Commerce conduct an expedited changed circumstances review, pursuant to section 751(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 19 CFR 351.216(b), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(3), to confirm that SSIPL is the successor-in- interest to SAFE for purposes of determining antidumping duty cash deposits and liabilities. In its submission, SSIPL explained that SAFE undertook a business reorganization and transferred its shrimp business
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is seeking public comment on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the Office of Management and Budget clearance for information collection requirements of its Affiliate Marketing Rule, which applies to certain motor vehicle dealers, and its shared enforcement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (``CFPB'') of the provisions (subpart C) of the CFPB's Regulation V regarding other entities (``CFPB Rule''). The current clearance expires on January 31, 2020. DATES: Comments must be filed by November 26, 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 ``Affiliate Marketing Disclosure Rule, PRA Comment: FTC File No. P0105411'' 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
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The FTC requests that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extend for three years the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in the Contact Lens Rule (Rule). That clearance expires on October 31, 2019. DATES: Comments must be received by October 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments in response to this notice should be submitted to the OMB Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission within 30 days of this notice. You may submit comments using any of the following methods: Electronic: Write ``Contact Lens Rule: PRA Comment, P072108,'' on your comment and file your comment online at https://www.regulations.gov, by following the instructions on the web-based form. Email: MBX.OMB.OIRA.Submission@OMB.eop.gov. Fax: (202) 395-5806. Mail: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Spelman, Attorney, Division of Advertising Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Drop CC-10528, Washington, DC 20580, at (202) 326-2487.
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List) based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of these persons are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. Additionally, OFAC is publishing the names of one or more persons that have been removed from the SDN List. Their property and interests in property are no longer blocked, and U.S. persons are no longer generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; or the Department of the Treasury's Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202-622-2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of dried tart cherries (cherries) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). The period of investigation is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable September 27, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ajay Menon or Maria Tatarska, 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) 482-1993 or (202) 482-1562, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 703(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on May 20, 2019.\1\ On July 3, 2019, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now September
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') hereby gives notice of the remand of its final determinations in the antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigations of softwood lumber from Canada. For further information concerning the conduct of these remand proceedings and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subpart A (19 CFR part 207). DATES: This remand is effective as of September 23, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nannette Christ (202-205-3263), Office of Investigations, or Jane Dempsey (202-205-3142), Office of General Counsel, 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 (http://www.usitc.gov). The public record of Investigation Nos. 701-TA- 566 and 731-TA-1342 (Final) may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFO
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that dried tart cherries (cherries) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable September 27, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alex Wood or Alice Maldonado, 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) 482-1959 or (202) 482-4682, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on May 20, 2019.\1\ For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.\2\ A list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on August 30, 2019, under the Tariff Act of 1930, the U.S. International Trade Commission has instituted Investigation No. 332-573, Global Economic Impact of Missing and Low Pesticide Maximum Residue Levels, for the purpose of providing a report that examines the global economic impact of maximum residue level (MRL) policies. DATES: October 17, 2019: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing October 21, 2019: Deadline for filing prehearing briefs and statements October 29, 2019: Public hearing November 5, 2019: Deadline for filing posthearing briefs December 13, 2019: Deadline for filing all other written submissions for volume 1 April 30, 2020: Transmittal of volume 1 of Commission report to the USTR June 5, 2020: Deadline for filing all other written submissions for volume 2 October 31, 2020: Transmittal of volume 2 of Commission report to the USTR (Delivered Monday, November 2, 2020) ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission's hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission
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