FR Alert – Covering:04/13/2020

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that there were no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR) November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable April 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chelsey Simonovich, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and [[Page 20471]] Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results on December 27, 2019.\1\ Interested parties were asked to comment within 30 days of the date of publication. We received no comments. ————————————————————————— \1\ See Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe from 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (PC Strand) from Thailand for the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019. DATES: Applicable April 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith or Samantha Kinney, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; Telephone: (202) 482-1766 or (202) 482-2285, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On January 2, 2020, Commerce published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on PC Strand from Thailand for the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.\1\ On January 31, 2020, The Siam Industrial Wire Co., Ltd. (SIW), a respondent interested party, filed a timely request for review with respect to itself.\2\ Based on this request, on March 10, 2020, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.213(b), Commerce published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of an administrative review covering
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that there were no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR) November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable April 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chelsey Simonovich, 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) 482-1979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results on December 16, 2019.\1\ Interested parties were asked to comment within 30 days of the date of publication. We received no comments. ————————————————————————— \1\ See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018, 84 FR 68398 (December 16, 2019) (Preliminary Results). —————————————————————————
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) continues to find that Conduit, S.A. de C.V. (Conduit), Mueller Comercial de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Mueller), and RYMCO made no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR), November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable April 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Flessner or Erin Kearney, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-6312 or (202) 482-0167, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 17, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results of this administrative review.\1\ In accordance with 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii), Commerce invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. On October 17, 2019, Independence Tube Corporation and Southland Tube, Incorporated (collectively, Domestic Interested Parties) submitted a case brief.\2\ On October 22, 2019, Conduit and Mueller each submitted a rebuttal brief.\3\
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Energy’s (DOE, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the EERE Environmental Questionnaire (OMB No. 1910- 5175). DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection extension must be received on or before June 12, 2020. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Lisa Jorgensen at: U.S. Department of Energy, 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, CO 80401, or by email at EEREEQComments@EE.DOE.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the EERE Environmental Questionnaire should be directed to Lisa Jorgensen at EEREEQComments@EE.DOE.gov or at (720) 356-1569. The EERE Environmental Questionnaire also is available for viewing in the Golden Field Office Public Reading Room at: www.energy.gov/node/2299401. If you have difficulty accessing this document, please contact Casey Strickland at (720) 356-1575. [[Page 20491]]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 20523] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-07670] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993–PXI Systems Alliance, INC. Notice is hereby given that, on March 19, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), PXI Systems Alliance, Inc. (“PXI Systems”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. The investigation is hereby terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Needham, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202-205-5468. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (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 https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal, telephone 202-205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on December 4, 2017, based on a complaint filed by Netlist, Inc. of Irvine, California (“Netlist”). 82 FR 57290-91. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain memory modules and components ther
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) has determined to issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders against the respondents found to be in default in this investigation, namely, DripTip Vapes LLC (“DripTips”) of Plantation, Florida; Shenzhen OVNS Technology Co., Ltd. (“OVNS”) of Guangdong, China; Shenzhen Haka Flavor Technology Co., Ltd. (“Haka”) of Guangdong, China; and Shenzhen OCIGA Technology Co., Ltd. (“OCIGA”) of Guangdong, China (collectively, “the Defaulting Respondents”). The Commission has also determined to impose a bond equal to 281 percent of the entered value of the accused products imported during the period of Presidential review. The investigation is hereby terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl P. Bretscher, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2382. Copies of non- confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (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 https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised t
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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: On March 23, 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) solicited comments and announced that the Trade Policy Staff Committee would hold a public hearing on a proposed U.S.-Republic of Kenya trade agreement. Consistent with guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning COVID-19, USTR is cancelling the public hearing. USTR is extending the deadline for written comments. DATES: Hearing: The hearing scheduled for April 28, 2020, is cancelled. Comments: USTR is extending the deadline for written comments until April 28, 2020, and encourages interested persons to file comments and supporting documentation via www.regulations.gov, using docket number USTR-2020-0011. The instructions for submission are in sections II and III of the notice published on March 23, 2020 (85 FR 16450). For alternatives to on-line submissions, please contact Yvonne Jamison at (202) 395-3475 in advance of the deadline and before transmitting a comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For procedural questions concerning written comments, please contact Yvonne Jamison at (202) 395-3475. Direct all other questions to Alan Treat, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa, at (202) 395-9514. Edward Gresser,
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