FR Alert – Covering:02/24/2020

Todays Federal Register

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to revise the Country Group designations for the Russian Federation (Russia) and Yemen based on national security and foreign policy concerns, including proliferation-related concerns. This action is intended to facilitate and support accountability in connection with exports and reexports of items to these destinations under the EAR, and is part of a larger effort to restructure and re-align the Country Groups based on the aforementioned interests. DATES: This rule is effective February 24, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jodi.Kouts, Director, Chemical and Biological Controls Division, at email Jodi.Kouts@bis.doc.gov or by phone at (202) 482-6109. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is currently undertaking a comprehensive review of all Country Groups in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to ensure that they appropriately reflect current U.S. national security and foreign policy, including nonproliferation interests.
[20-02941][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that certain companies covered by this administrative review made sales of chlorinated isocyanurates from the People’s Republic of China (China) at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable February 24, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean Carey, 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) 482-3964. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 19, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published its Preliminary Results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates from the People’s Republic of China (China).\1\ The petitioners in this investigation are Bio-lab, Inc., Clearon Corp., and Occidental Chemical Corp. (collectively, the petitioners). The mandatory respondents in this administrative review are Heze Huayi Chemical Co. Ltd. (Heze Huayi) and Juancheng Kangtai Chemical Co. Ltd. (Kangtai). We held a public hearing on January 28,
[20-03598][Full Article] [PDF]

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 10475-10476] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-03620] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-589] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: PerkinElmer, Inc. ACTION: Notice of application. ———————————————————————– DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before March 25, 2020. Such
[20-03620][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 10466-10470] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-03619] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-586] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Research Triangle Institute ACTION: Notice of application. ———————————————————————– DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the
[20-03619][Full Article] [PDF]

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. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for the date on which the update becomes effective. 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 (SDN List) and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available on OFAC’s website (https://www.treasury.gov/ofac). Notice of OFAC Actions On February 19, 2020, OFAC updated the SDN List for the following
[20-03573][Full Article] [PDF]

INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 10406-10410] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-03527] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-570-121] Difluoromethane (R-32) 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 February 12, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Tucker or William Miller, AD/
[20-03527][Full Article] [PDF]