FR Alert – Covering:08/11/2020

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On July 31, 2020, the United States Court of International Trade (the Court) sustained the Department of Commerce’s (Commerce’s) remand redetermination pertaining to the 2015 administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (ribbons) from the People’s Republic of China (China). Commerce is notifying the public that the Court has made a final judgment that is not in harmony with the final results of the 2015 administrative review, and that Commerce is amending the final results of the 2015 administrative review with respect to Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd. (Yama). DATES: Applicable August 17, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terre Keaton Stefanova and Ian Hamilton, 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) 482-1280 and (202) 482-4798, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 14, 2018, Commerce published the Final Results pertaining to mandatory respondent Yama.\1\ The period of review (POR) is January 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that Shanghai Wells Hanger Co., Ltd., and Hong Kong Wells Ltd. (collectively, Shanghai Wells) failed to demonstrate eligibility for separate rate status during the period of review (POR), and therefore is part of the China-wide entity. The POR is October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. DATES: Applicable August 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jasun Moy, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-8194. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 15, 2020, Commerce published the Preliminary Results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on steel wire garment hangers from the People’s Republic of China (China).\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. We received no comments from interested parties.\2\ As such, these final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results. ————————————————————————— 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain amorphous silica fabric (silica fabric) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable August 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Natasia Harrison, 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) 482-1240. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 2, 2020, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on silica fabric from China for the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.\1\ On March 31, 2020, Commerce received a timely request, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), from Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. (the petitioner), to conduct an administrative review of this CVD order with respect to 89 companies.\2\ Based upon this request, on May 6, 2020, in accordance 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 48505-48506] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-17531] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-555-001, A-560-836, A-557-818, A-801-002, A-549-841, A-489-841, A- 552-827] Mattresses From Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 48506-48507] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-17532] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-570-129, A-552-830] Certain Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers and Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable August 11, 2020. 
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document notifies the public that, in light of the President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization, issued on July 14, 2020, suspending the application of section 201(a) of the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to the marking statute, section 304 of the Tariff Act of 1930, with respect to imported goods produced in Hong Kong, such goods may no longer be marked to indicate “Hong Kong” as their origin, but must be marked to indicate “China.” DATES: The position set forth in this document is applicable as of July 29, 2020. A transition period will be granted for importers to implement marking consistent with this position for imported goods produced in Hong Kong. Such goods, when entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption into the United States after September 25, 2020, must be marked to indicate that their origin is “China” for purposes of 19 U.S.C. 1304. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For legal matters, contact Yuliya Gulis, Chief, Food, Textiles and Marking Branch, Regulations and Rulings, Office of Trade, (202) 325-0042 or yuliya.a.gulis@cbp.dhs.gov. For policy matters, contact Margaret Gray, Chief, Trade Agreements Branch, Office of Trade, (202) 253-0927 or FTA@cbp.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background 
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Cambrex High Point, Inc. applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic class(es) of a controlled substance: Poppy Straw Concentrate. 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 September 10, 2020. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before September 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing must be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Administrator, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing should also be sent to: (1) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Hearing Clerk/OALJ, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and (2) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on July 15, 2020, Cambrex High Point, Inc., 4180 Mendenhall Oaks Parkway, High Point, North Carolina 27265-8017, applied to be registered 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Catalent, CTS LLC applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic class(es) of controlled substances: Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid, Marihuana Extract, Marihuana, and Tetrahydrocannabinols. 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 September 10, 2020. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before September 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing must be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Administrator, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing should also be sent to: (1) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Hearing Clerk/OALJ, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and (2) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on July 17, 2020, Catalent, CTS LLC, 10245 Hickman Mills Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 6
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Epic Pharma, LLC applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic class(es) of a controlled substance: Methadone. 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 September 10, 2020. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before September 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing must be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Administrator, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All request for a hearing should also be sent to: (1) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Hearing Clerk/OALJ, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and (2) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on July 10, 2020, Epic Pharma, LLC, 227-15 North Conduit Avenue, Laurelton, New York 11413 applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic class(es)
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: GE Healthcare applied to be registered as an importer of the following basic class(es) of a controlled substance: Cocaine. 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 September 10, 2020. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before September 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing must be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Administrator, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing should also be sent to: (1) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Hearing Clerk/OALJ, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; and (2) Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. [[Page 48564]] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on July 20, 2020, GE Healthcare, 3350 North Ridge 
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing this final rule to make technical amendments to the [[Page 48475]] definition of “applicable schedule amount” in its regulations. In recent years, OFAC has adjusted its civil monetary penalties (CMPs) as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015. While OFAC’s “applicable schedule amount” values are not civil monetary penalties that are required to be adjusted pursuant to such statute, OFAC is making technical changes to this definition to ensure the applicable schedule amount values continue to correspond appropriately to OFAC’s CMPs. DATES: This rule is effective August 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: OFAC: 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: 
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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 (the 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 applicable 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [[Page 48633]] Electronic Availability 
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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 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 applicable 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. 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). Notice of OFAC Actions 
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 7, 2020, under the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Tama Group of Israel and Tama USA Inc. of Dubuque, Iowa. Supplements to the complaint were filed on July 10 and 13, 2020. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain wrapping material and methods for use in agricultural applications by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,787,209 (“the ‘209 Patent”). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, as supplemented, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. Persons with mob
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On August 20, 2019, at the direction of the President, the U.S. Trade Representative determined to modify the action being taken in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation by imposing additional duties of 10 percent ad valorem on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $300 billion. The additional duties on products in List 1, which is set out in Annex A of that action, became effective on September 1, 2019. The U.S. Trade Representative initiated a product exclusion process in October 2019, and interested persons have submitted requests for the exclusion of specific products. This notice announces the U.S. Trade Representative’s determination to grant certain exclusion requests, as specified in the Annex to this notice, and make certain amendments to previously announced exclusions. DATES: The product exclusions announced in this notice apply as of September 1, 2019, the effective date of List 1 of the $300 billion action, and extend to September 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general questions about this notice, contact Associate General Counsels Philip Butler or Megan Grimball, or Director of Industrial Goods Justin Hoffmann at (202) 395- 5725. For specific questions on customs classification
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Effective September 24, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $200 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 on June 24, 2019, and has granted 15 sets of exclusions under the $200 billion action. These exclusions will expire on August 7, 2020. On May 6, 2020 and June 3, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative established a processes for the public to comment on whether to extend particular exclusions granted under the $200 billion action for up to 12 months. This notice announces the U.S. Trade Representative’s determination to extend certain exclusions through December 31, 2020. DATES: The product exclusion extensions announced in this notice will apply as of August 7, 2020, and extend through December 31, 2020. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will issue instructions on entry guidance and implementation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general questions about this notice, contact Associate General Counsel Philip Butler or Assistant General Counsel Benjamin Allen, or Director of Industrial Goods Justin Hoffmann at (202) 395-5725. For specific ques
[20-17509][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On August 20, 2019, at the direction of the President, the U.S. Trade Representative determined to modify the action being taken in the Section 301 investigation of China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation by imposing additional ad valorem duties on goods of China with an annual trade value of approximately $300 billion. The additional duties on products in List 1, which is set out in Annex A of that action, became effective on September 1, 2019. The U.S. Trade Representative initiated a product exclusion process in October 2019, and has issued seven product exclusion notices under this action and is issuing an eighth notice concurrent with this notice. The product exclusions granted under these notices are scheduled to expire on September 1, 2020. The U.S. Trade Representative decided to consider a possible extension of particular exclusions granted under the first seven product exclusion notices. This notice announces the U.S. Trade Representative’s decision to consider a possible extension of particular exclusions granted under the eighth notice of product exclusions. DATES: August 5, 2020: The public docket on the web portal at https://comments.USTR.gov opened for parties to submit comments on the possible extension of particular exclusions. August 
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