FR Alert – Covering:04/22/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that certain producers and exporters of passenger vehicle and light truck tires (passenger tires) from the People’s Republic of China (China) did not make sales of subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable April 22, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toni Page, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1398. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 18, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published its Preliminary Results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on passenger tires from the China.\1\ The petitioners in this case are United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC (collectively, the petitioners). The mandatory respondents in this administrative review are Shandong New Continent Tire Co., Ltd. (New Continent) and Qingdao Odyking Tyre Co.,
[20-08540][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that certain steel nails (nails) from the People’s Republic of China (China) were sold in the United States at less than normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable April 22, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Annathea Cook or Benito Ballesteros, 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) 482-0250 or (202) 482-7425, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 18, 2019, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on nails from China.\1\ ————————————————————————— \1\ See Certain Steel Nails from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018, 84 FR 
[20-08526][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Mexico into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Mexico border. Such travel will be limited to “essential travel,” as further defined in this document. DATES: These restrictions go into effect at 12 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on April 21, 2020, and will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 20, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alyce Modesto, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at 202-344-3788. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 24, 2020, DHS published notice of the Secretary’s decision to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Mexico into the United States at land ports of entry along the [[Page 22354]] United States-Mexico border to “essential travel,” as further defined in that document.\1\ The document described the developing
[20-08652][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: In light of the President’s Proclamation Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (Presidential Proclamation 9994) under the National Emergencies Act on March 13, 2020, and the President’s Executive Order entitled “National Emergency Authority to Temporarily Extend Deadlines for Certain Estimated Payments” authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to exercise the authority under section 318(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, issued on April 18, 2020, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the designee of the Secretary of Homeland Security (U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)), is amending the CBP regulations to temporarily postpone the deadline for importers of record with a significant financial hardship to deposit certain estimated duties, taxes, and fees that they would ordinarily be obligated to pay as of the date of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, for merchandise entered in March or April 2020, for a period of 90 days from the date that the deposit would otherwise have been due but for this emergency action. This temporary postponement does not permit return of any deposits of estimated duties, taxes, and/ or fees that have been paid. This temporary postponement also does not apply to entries, or withdrawals from warehouse, subject to certain spec
[20-08618][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announces an extension of an Order issued March 20, 2020, under Sections 362 and 365 of the Public Health Service Act, and associated implementing regulations, that suspends the introduction of certain persons from countries where an outbreak of a communicable disease exists. The Order was issued on April 20, 2020 and shall remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 20, 2020. This Order may be amended or rescinded prior to that time at the discretion of the Director. DATES: This action took effect April 20, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kyle McGowan, Office of the Chief of Staff, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS V18-2, Atlanta, GA 30329. Phone: 404-639-7000. Email: cdcregulations@cdc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 20, 2020, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an Order prohibiting the introduction of certain persons from countries where an outbreak of a communicable disease exists (85 FR 17060; March 26, 2020). [[Page 22425]] The Order was scheduled to expire April 20, 2020.\1\
[20-08605][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such travel will be limited to “essential travel,” as further defined in this document. DATES: These restrictions go into effect at 12 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on April 21, 2020 and will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 20, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alyce Modesto, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at 202-344-3788. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 24, 2020, DHS published notice of the Secretary’s decision to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border to “essential travel,” as further defined in that document.\1\ The document described the developing circumstances regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and stated that, given the outbreak and continued transmission and spread of COVID-19 within the United States and globally, the Secretary had determined that the risk of continued
[20-08650][Full Article] [PDF]

INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found a violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, by ACON Biotech (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. of Hangzhou, China, and ACON Laboratories, Inc., of San Diego, California, and has determined to issue a limited exclusion order. The investigation is 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) 708-5468. 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 (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 June 5, 2018, based on a complaint filed by Polymer Technology Systems, Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana (“PTS”). 83 FR 26087-88. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importati
[20-08480][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Electronic Devices, Including Streaming Players, Televisions, Set Top Boxes, Remote Controllers, and Components Thereof, DN3450 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 
[20-08517][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge (“ALJ”) has issued a recommended determination on remedy and bonding should a violation be found in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended general exclusion order against certain fish-handling pliers and packaging thereof. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). 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) 708-5468. 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 on (202) 205-1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 provides that, if the Commission finds a violation, it shall exclude the articles co
[20-08479][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 22450-22457] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08520] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with the Section 223 (19 U.S.C. 2273) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) (“Act”), as amended, the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of the Act (“TAA”) for workers by (TA-W) number issued during the period of March 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020. (This Notice primarily follows the language of the Trade Act. In some places however, changes such as the inclusion of subheadings, a reorganization
[20-08520][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 22402-22407] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08539] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-570-126] Certain Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable April 16, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Sliney or Peter Zukowski, AD/CVD
[20-08539][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 22407-22410] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08538] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-570-127] Certain Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable April 16, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations,
[20-08538][Full Article] [PDF]