FR Alert – Covering:03/25/2019

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 11048] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2019-05648] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B-15-2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 163–Ponce, Puerto Rico; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Puerto Rico Steel Products Corporation (Construction and Fencing Products), Coto Laurel, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Steel Products Corporation (Puerto Rico Steel) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Coto Laurel, Puerto Rico. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty order would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the “Final Results of Review” section of this notice. DATES: Applicable March 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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) 482-4798. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 22, 2008, Commerce published its countervailing duty order on circular welded carbon quality steel pipe from China.\1\ On August 21, 2012, Commerce implemented its revised countervailable subsidy rates pursuant to the findings in the section 129 proceeding of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA).\2\ On November 1, 2018, Commerce published the notice of initiation of the second sunset review of the countervailing duty order on circular welded carbon quality steel pipe from China, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Yama Ribbons and Bows Co., Ltd (Yama), an exporter/producer of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from the People’s Republic of China (China), received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. DATES: Applicable March 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terre Keaton Stefanova or Maria Tatarska 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 or (202) 482-1562, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The events that occurred since Commerce published the Preliminary Results \1\ on October 10, 2018, are discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice.\2\ ————————————————————————— \1\ See Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) from India for the period of review November 6, 2015, through December 31, 2016. DATES: Applicable March 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Neuman or Matthew Renkey, 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) 482-0486 and 202 (482)-2312, respectively. Background Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the CVD order on CORE from India on August 10, 2018.\1\ On December 6, 2018, we fully extended postponed the deadline for the final results of this review until March 18, 2019.\2\ Our post- preliminary analysis was released on December 19, 2018.\3\ In this review we examined JSW Steel Limited and JSW Steel Coated Products Limited (collectively, JSW), as well as Uttam Galva Steels Limited and Uttam Value Steels Limited (collectively, Uttam), the only companies for which a review was requested. Based on an analysis of the comments received, Commerce has made certain changes to the subsidy rates
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Sidenor Aceros Especiales S.L. (Sidenor) sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) March 1, 2017, through August 8, 2017. DATES: Applicable March 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Trenton Duncan or Kabir Archuletta, 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) 482-3539 or (202) 482-2593, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this administrative review on stainless steel bar (SSB) from Spain on December 10, 2018.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results; however, no interested party submitted comments. Commerce conducted this administrative review of the antidumping duty order on SSB from Spain in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and (2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).\2\ When the review was initiated, the period of review (POR) was March 1, 2017, through Febrary 28, 2018.
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before May 24, 2019. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 6616, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the internet at docpra@doc.gov.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Mark Crace, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482-8093 or at mark.crace@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [[Page 11049]] I. Abstract
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and must be submitted (no later than May 24, 2019) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651-0010 in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Email. Submit comments to: CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington,
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

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 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 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; Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel. 202-622-4855; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel: Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), tel.: 202-622-2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Availability The Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List and additional information concerning OFAC sanctions programs are available
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