DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on aluminum extrusions from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, and determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of aluminum extrusions. The final net countervailable subsidy rates are listed below in the section titled “Final Results of Administrative Review.” DATES: Applicable January 22, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Davina Friedmann, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0698. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review in the Federal Register on August 5, 2020.\1\ We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. No interested party submitted comments or requested a hearing in this administrative review. On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by 50
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 1014(d) of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, enclosed for publication in the Federal Register is a special message from the President reflecting the proposals for rescission under section 1012 of that Act that were transmitted to the Congress for consideration on January 14, 2021. DATES: The Congress was notified on January 14, 2021. ADDRESSES: The rescissions proposal package is available on-line on the OMB home page at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget-rescissions-deferrals/. Russell T. Vought, Director. Dear Madam Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) In accordance with section 1012(a) of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 683(a)), I herewith report 73 rescissions of budget authority, totaling $27.4 billion. The proposed rescissions affect programs of the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, the Interior, Justice, Labor, State, and the Treasury, as well as the African Development Foundation, the Commission of Fine Arts, the Corporation for National and Community Service, the District of Columbia, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Inter-American Foundation, the Millennium Challenge
SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is designating an approved Native American tribal card issued by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation to U.S. and Canadian citizen tribal members as an acceptable travel document for purposes of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. The approved card may be used to denote identity and citizenship of Muscogee (Creek) Nation members entering the United States from contiguous territory or adjacent islands at land and sea ports of entry. DATES: This designation will become effective on January 22, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adele Fasano, Executive Director, Planning, Program Analysis, and Evaluation, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, via email at [email protected]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative Section 7209 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA), Public Law 108-458, as amended, required the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary), in consultation with the
SUMMARY: This final rule amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect the imposition of import restrictions on certain archaeological and ethnological material from the Kingdom of Morocco (Morocco). These restrictions are being imposed pursuant to an agreement between the Government of the United States and the Government of Morocco that has been entered into under the authority of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act. The final rule amends the CBP regulations by adding Morocco to the list of countries which have a bilateral agreement with the United States that imposes cultural property import restrictions. The final rule also contains the Designated List that describes the types of archaeological and ethnological material to which the restrictions apply. DATES: Effective on January 15, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For legal aspects, Lisa L. Burley, Chief, Cargo Security, Carriers and Restricted Merchandise Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of Trade, (202) 325-0300, [email protected]. For operational aspects, Genevieve S. Dozier, Management and Program Analyst, Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of Trade, (202) 945- 2942, [email protected]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
SUMMARY: A determination has been made that a number of foreign persons have engaged in activities that warrant the imposition of measures pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act. The Act provides for penalties on foreign entities and individuals for the transfer to or acquisition from Iran since January 1, 1999; the transfer to or acquisition from Syria since January 1, 2005; or the transfer to or acquisition from North Korea since January 1, 2006, of goods, services, or technology controlled under multilateral control lists (Missile Technology Control Regime, Australia Group, Chemical Weapons Convention, Nuclear Suppliers Group, Wassenaar Arrangement) or otherwise having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile systems. The latter category includes (a) items of the same kind as those on multilateral lists but falling below the control list parameters when it is determined that such items have the potential of making a material contribution to WMD or cruise or ballistic missile systems, (b) items on U.S. national control lists for WMD/missile reasons that are not on multilateral lists, and (c) other items with the potential of making such a material contribution when added through case-by-case decisions. DATES: Effectiv
[Notices] [Page 6731] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2021-01416] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11332] Republic of Cuba Designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism (SST) In accordance with section 6(j)(1) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.S.C. App. 2405(j)), and as continued in effect by Executive Order 13222 of August 17,2001, section 620A(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, Public Law 87-195, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2371(c)), and section 40(f) of the Arms Export Control Act, Public Law 90-629, as amended (22U.S.C. 2780(f), I hereby determine that the Republic of Cuba has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism.
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
SUMMARY: The Secretary of State has imposed sanctions on four individuals pursuant to Executive Order 13936, the President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization. DATES: The Secretary of State’s determination regarding the four individuals identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section was effective on November 9, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor Ruggles, Director, Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520, tel.: (202) 647 7677, email: [email protected]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Section 4(a)(iii)(A) of E.O. 13936 the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, or the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State may authorize blocking of all property or interests in property that are in the United States, that hereafter come within the United States, or that are in or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person, of any foreign person upon determining that the person is or has been a leader or official of any entity, including any government entity, that has engaged in, or whose members have engaged in, developing, adopting, or implementing the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security
INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION
[Notices] [Pages 6670-6671] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2021-01271] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 731-TA-1472 (Final)] Difluoromethane (R-32) From China; Cancellation of Hearing for Final Phase Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. ———————————————————————– DATES: Effective Date: January 12, 2021.
OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE
SUMMARY: The U.S. Trade Representative has determined that Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices related to currency valuation, including excessive foreign exchange market interventions and other related actions, taken in their totality, are unreasonable and burden or restrict U.S. commerce, and thus actionable under Section 301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions concerning the investigation, contact Michael T. Gagain, Assistant General Counsel, 202-395-9529, or Marta M. Prado, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, 202-395-6216. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Proceedings in the Investigation On October 2, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative initiated an investigation of Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices related to the valuation of its currency pursuant to section 302(b)(1)(A) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the Trade Act). See 85 FR 63637 (Oct. 8, 2020) (notice of initiation). In the notice of initiation, USTR explained that the Government of Vietnam, through the State Bank of Vietnam, tightly manages the value of its currency, and that the State Bank of Vietnam’s management of Vietnam’s currency is closely tied to the U.S. dollar. USTR also explained that available analysis indicated that Vietnam’s currency had been undervalued over the past three years, and