Federal Register International Trade Alert for 31 October 2019

FR Alert - Covering:10/31/2019


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain companies covered by the administrative review made sales of subject merchandise at prices below normal value for the period of review (POR) September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable October 31, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andre Gziryan, 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) 482-2201. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 18, 2019, Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (China) covering the POR.\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. On August 26, 2019, Yancheng Hi-King Agriculture Developing Co., Ltd. (Yancheng) \2\ and China Kingdom (Beijing) Import & Export Co., Ltd. (China Kingdom), Deyan Aquatic Products and Food Co., Ltd. (Deyan Aquatic), Hubei Qianjiang Huashan Aquatic Food and Product Co., Ltd. (Hubei Qianjiang), Nanjing Gemsen International Co.,
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Taiwan for the period of review (POR) May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019. DATES: Applicable October 31, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Tucker or Darla Brown, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: [[Page 58373]] (202) 482-2044 or (202) 482-1791, 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 AD order on CTL plate from Taiwan for the POR.\1\ Commerce received a timely request from ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Nucor Corporation, and SSAB Enterprises, LLC (collectively, the petitioners), in accordance with
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Commission is proposing amendments to the premerger notification rules (``the Rules'') to clarify how to determine if an entity is a United States or foreign person or issuer for purposes of determining reportability under the Hart Scott Rodino Act (``the Act'' or ``HSR''). DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 30, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by following the instructions in the Invitation to Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ``16 CFR parts 801 and 803: Amendments to the Premerger Notification Rules, Matter No. P989316'' on your comment. 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: Robert L. Jones (202-326-3100), Assistant Director, Premerger Notification Office, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission, 400 7th Street SW
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: In this notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) proposes to rescind and remove certain regulations transferred in 2011 to the FDIC from the former Office of Thrift Supervision pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act). In addition to the removal of part 390, subpart S, the FDIC proposes to make technical changes to other parts of the FDIC's regulations so that they may be applicable on their terms to State savings associations. Following the removal of the identified regulations, the regulations governing the operations of State savings associations will be substantially the same as those for all other FDIC-supervised institutions. The FDIC invites comments on all aspects of this proposed rulemaking. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 2, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: FDIC Website: https://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/federal/. Follow instructions for submitting comments on the agency website. Email: Comments@fdic.gov. Include RIN 3064-AF14 on the subject line of the message. Mail: Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary, Attention: Comments, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20429.
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The 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 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. DATES: See Supplementary Information section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; or Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC's website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac).
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The 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 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. DATES: See Supplementary Information section for effective date(s). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202-622-4855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC's website (www.treasury.gov/ofac).
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The 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 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. DATES: See Supplementary Information section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: Associate Director for Global Targeting, tel.: 202-622-2420; Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490; Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202-622-2480; or Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202-622-4855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC's website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac).
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $34 billion as part of the action in the Section 301 investigation of China's acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. The U.S. Trade Representative initiated the exclusion process in July 2018 and granted an initial set of exclusions in December 2018. The exclusions granted in December 2018 are set to expire on December 28, 2019. The U.S. Trade Representative has decided to consider extending particular exclusions granted in December 2018 for up to twelve months. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) invites public comment on whether to extend particular exclusions. DATES: November 1, 2019 at noon EDT: Docket Number USTR-2019-0019 will open for comments on the possible extension of particular exclusions. November 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. EDT: To be assured of consideration, submit written comments by November 30, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. The Docket Number is USTR-2019-0019. USTR strongly encourages all commenters to use Form A to submit comments. If applicable, you must submit Form B, which requests Business Confidential Information
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