FR Alert – Covering:08/04/2020

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 47166] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16890] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-48-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 201–Holyoke, Massachusetts; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. (Flexible Packaging Applications); Westfield, Massachusetts ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. (ProAmpac) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in Westfield, Massachusetts. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 27, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47166-47167] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16887] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-47-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 49–Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Catalent Pharma Solutions (Pharmaceutical Products); Somerset, New Jersey Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Somerset, New Jersey. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 17, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47167-47169] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16877] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Brown, Office of AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482- 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47180-47181] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16878] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Review AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. Background Every five years, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission automatically initiate and conduct reviews to 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 47165] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16888] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-49-2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 183–Austin, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Flextronics America, LLC (Automated Data Processing Machines); Austin, Texas Flextronics America, LLC (Flextronics) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in Austin, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 24, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On July 22, 2020, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) sustained the final results of redetermination pertaining to the fourth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod (steel threaded rod) from the People’s Republic of China (China) covering the period of review (POR) April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013. The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is notifying the public that the CIT’s final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the final results of the administrative review and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to the dumping margin calculated for Jiaxing Brother Fastener Co., Ltd. (a/k/a Jiaxing Brother Standard Parts, Co., Ltd.), IFI & Morgan Ltd., and RMB Fasteners Ltd. (collectively, the RMB/IFI Group). DATES: Applicable August 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerry Huang, 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) 482-4047. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 3, 2014, Commerce published its Final Results in the 
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is amending its regulations to implement new subsection 13031(b)(9)(D) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), as amended by section 8002 of the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018 (STOP Act). Among other things, the new subsection establishes a new fee for processing Inbound Express Mail Service items (Inbound EMS items), requires the United States Postal Service to pay a percentage of this fee to CBP on a quarterly basis, provides that Inbound EMS items that are formally entered are also subject to a merchandise processing fee, if applicable, and requires the Secretary of the Treasury to issue regulations regarding USPS’s quarterly remittances to CBP. This rule also makes conforming amendments to CBP regulations. DATES: Effective date: This interim final rule is effective on August 4, 2020, except for the amendment to Sec. 24.23(c)(1)(v) which is effective September 3, 2020. Comment date: Comments must be received on or before October 5, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number, through the following method: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments via docket number USCBP-2020-0034. 
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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 an update to the identifying information of one entity currently included on OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List). 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 Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Action(s) On July 30, 2020, OFAC updated the entry on the SDN List for the following entity, whose property and interests in property continue to 
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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) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube (light-walled pipe) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), Mexico, the Republic of Turkey (Turkey), and the People’s Republic of China (China) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of these AD and CVD orders. DATES: Applicable August 4, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ian Hamilton, AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4798. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 1, 2019, the ITC instituted,\1\ and Commerce initiated,\2\ the second five-year (sunset) reviews of the AD and CVD orders on light-walled pipe from Korea, Mexico, Turkey, and China (collectively, the AD Orders) and the second sunset review of the countervailing duty 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47170-47174] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16918] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-580-910, C-821-827] Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 28, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47176-47180] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16911] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-851-804, A-580-909, A-821-826, A-823-819] Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 28, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Vacuum Insulated Flasks and Components Thereof, DN 3476; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov . The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing- impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to Sec. 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47181-47185] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-17067] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-552-831] Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 20, 2020. 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of its investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1534-1536 (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 methionine from France, Japan, and Spain, provided for in subheadings 2930.40.00 and 2930.90.46 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by September 14, 2020. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by September 21, 2020. DATES: July 29, 2020. [[Page 47244]] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Calvin Chang ((202) 205-3062), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Red Dot Sights and Components Thereof, DN 3477; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to Sec. 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practic
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: In accordance with the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is automatically initiating the five-year reviews (Sunset Reviews) of the antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (the ITC) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Reviews which covers the same order(s). DATES: Applicable August 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commerce official identified in the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. For information from the ITC, contact Mary Messer, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission at (202) 205-3193. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in its Procedures for Conducting Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 (March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on methodological or 
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This notice is a request for comments from the public to assist the Secretary of Labor and the United States Trade Representative in preparing a report on labor capacity-building efforts under Chapter 16 (“the Labor Chapter”) and Annex 16.5 of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (“CAFTA-DR”). Comments are also welcomed on efforts made by the CAFTA-DR countries to implement the labor obligations under the Labor Chapter and the recommendations contained in a paper entitled, “The Labor Dimension in Central America and the Dominican Republic–Building on Progress: Strengthening Compliance and Enhancing Capacity” (the “White Paper”). This report is required under the Dominican Republic- Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (CAFTA-DR Implementation Act). The reporting function and the responsibility for soliciting public comments required under this Act were assigned to the Secretary of Labor in consultation with the United States Trade Representative (USTR). The upcoming report will consolidate reporting periods to cover January 1, 2016, through February 29, 2020. Public comments received in response to the November 21, 2017, Federal Register Notice soliciting input on labor capacity- building efforts under the CAFTA-DR will be taken under consideration for 
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 47262-47274] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16876] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34-89424; File No. SR-CboeBYX-2020-021] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Cboe BYX Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing of a Proposed Rule Change To Introduce Periodic Auctions for the Trading of U.S. Equity Securities July 29, 2020. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Act”),\1\ and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,\2\ notice is hereby given that on July 17, 2020, Cboe BYX Exchange, Inc. (the “Exchange” or “BYX”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, 
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