DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (THFA) from the People’s Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the “Final Results of Review” section of this notice. DATES: Applicable July 8, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Sliney, 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) 482-2437. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 2, 2020, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the third sunset review of the Order \1\ on tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol from China, pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ On March 20, 2020, Commerce received a notice of intent to participate from Penn A Kem LLC (formerly, Penn Specialty Chemicals), a domestic interested party, within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).\3\
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 40966-40967] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-14597] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Mahin Mojtahedzadeh a.k.a. Mahin Toussi, Mojtahedzadeh a.k.a. Mahin Mojtahedzadeh Toussi No 63, Aghaghia 3, Milad 16, Sajjad BLVD, Mashhad. Iran; Order Denying Export Privileges On January 30, 2020, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, Mahin Mojtahedzadeh, a.k.a. Mahin Toussi Mojtahedzadeh, a.k.a. Mahin Mojtahedzadeh Toussi (“Mojtahedzadeh”), was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. Sec. 1701, et seq. (2012)) (“IEEPA”). Specifically, Mojtahedzadeh was convicted of violating IEEPA by conspiring to unlawfully export gas turbine parts from the United States to Iran
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: On February 10, 2020, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) reversed the Court of International Trade’s (CIT) decision sustaining the Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) use of Thai Fermentation Industry Ltd.’s (Thai Fermentation) financial statements to calculate surrogate financial ratios and reinstated Commerce’s prior determination to use Ajinomoto (Thailand) Co., Ltd.’s (Thai Ajinomoto) financial statements to calculate financial ratios. Accordingly, Commerce is issuing a third amended final determination for the less- than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of xanthan gum from the People’s Republic of China (China), and including Neimenggu Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd. (aka Inner Mongolia Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd.) and Shandong Fufeng Fermentation, Co., Ltd. (collectively, Fufeng) as subject to the order. DATES: Applicable February 20, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Hanna, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0835. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 41065] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-14614] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-679] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Galephar Pharmaceutical Research, Inc. ACTION: Notice of application. ———————————————————————– DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 41065-41066] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-14623] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-681] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Xcelience ACTION: Notice of application. ———————————————————————– DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before August 7, 2020.
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Agency Notice

[Notices] [Page 41065] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-14624] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-680] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Usona Institute ACTION: Notice of application. ———————————————————————– DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to
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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 removed from OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (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. OFAC is also removing the name of two vessels that had been identified as blocked property. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for applicable date(s). 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; or Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202-622-2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The SDN List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on electrolytic manganese dioxide from the People’s Republic of China (China) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD order. DATES: Applicable July 8, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Hanna or Howard Smith, 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) 482-0835 or (202) 482-5193, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 7, 2008, Commerce published in the Federal Register the AD order on electrolytic manganese dioxide from China.\1\ On December 2, 2019, the ITC instituted and Commerce initiated the second sunset review of the Order pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ Commerce conducted this sunset review on
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Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-652 and 731-TA-1524-1526 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of silicon metal from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, and Malaysia, provided for in subheadings 2804.69.10 and 2804.69.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value, and imports of silicon metal from Kazakhstan that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of Kazakhstan. Unless the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by August 14, 2020. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by August 21, 2020. DATES: June 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lawrence Jones ((202) 205-3358), Office of Investigations, U.S
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