FR Alert – Covering:07/27/2020

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Jiangsu Runchen Agricultural/Sideline Foodstuff Co., Ltd. (Runchen) did not make a bona fide sale during the period of review (POR) of December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018. Therefore, we are rescinding this administrative review. DATES: Applicable July 27, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jasun Moy, 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) 482-8194. Background On December 4, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results and invited interested parties to comment.\1\ On January 3, 2020, we received a case brief from Runchen.\2\ On January 15, 2020, we received a rebuttal brief from the American Honey Producers Association and Sioux Honey Association (collectively, the petitioner).\3\ ————————————————————————— \1\ See Honey from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Intent to Rescind of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018, 84 FR 66374 (December 4, 2019) 
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Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable July 27, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Palmer or Faris Montgomery, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-9068 and (202) 482-1537, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 15, 2019, Commerce published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on CTL plate from Korea.\1\ On December 30, 2019, Commerce extended the deadline for the preliminary results of this review to no later than May 29, 2019.\2\ On April 24, 2020, Commerce tolled all deadlines in administrative reviews by 50 days, thereby extending the deadline for these preliminary results until July 20, 2020.\3\ 
[20-16074][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from the Republic of Korea. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, POSCO/POSCO International Corporation (successor in interest to POSCO Daewoo Corporation)/POSCO Processing & Service Co., Ltd. and its affiliated companies (collectively, the POSCO single entity). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by the POSCO single entity were not made at prices below normal value (NV). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable July 27, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Bowen or William Horn, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0768 or (202) 482-4868, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 15, 2019, based on a timely request for review, in 
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Agency Notice
SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces a public meeting for the purpose of developing the final text of the Voluntary Tanker Agreement (VTA). The public meeting will be held via teleconference and web conference. Teleconference and web conference access information will be provided once meeting participants register to attend as provided for in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below. DATES: The public meeting via teleconference and web conference will take place on August 18, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Requests to participate must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on August 14, 2020. If you wish to speak during the meeting, you must submit a written copy of your remarks via email to rhonda.davis@dot.gov no later than August 14, 2020. Attendees should register with MARAD by 12:00 p.m. on August 14, 2020 by providing their name, telephone number, email address, title, and organization to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below. Requests for accommodations for a disability must be received by August 14, 2020. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference and web conference. Access information will be provided upon registration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William G. McDonald, Director, Office of Sealift Support, U.S. Depart
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice
[Notices] [Page 45228] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16236] ———————————————————————– INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701-TA-449 and 731-TA-1118-1121 (Second Review)] Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey Determination On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that revocation of the countervailing duty order on light- walled rectangular pipe and tube from China and antidumping duty orders on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from China, Korea, Mexico, 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 45161-45165] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16233] ======================================================================= ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-570-131] Twist Ties 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 July 16, 2020. 
[20-16233][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Height-Adjustable Desk Platforms and Certain Components Thereof, DN 3475; 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 and a submission pursuant to Sec. 210.8(b) of the Com
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 45181-45185] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16186] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-201-854] Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh From Mexico: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 20, 2020. 
[20-16186][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 45167-45172] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16185] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-201-853] Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from Mexico: Initiation of Less- Than-Fair-Value Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 20, 2020. 
[20-16185][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 45177-45181] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16220] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A-893-001, A-400-001, A-557-820] Silicon Metal From Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, and Malaysia: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 20, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jerry Huang at (202) 482-4047 (Bosnia 
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Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 45188-45191] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16232] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-570-132] Twist Ties From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 16, 2020. 
[20-16232][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
[Notices] [Pages 45173-45177] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-16221] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C-834-811] Silicon Metal from the Republic of Kazakhstan: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 20, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Neuman; AD/CVD Operations, 
[20-16221][Full Article] [PDF]
Agency Notice
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on June 19, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Novartis Pharma AG of Switzerland; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation of East Hanover, New Jersey; and Novartis Technology LLC of East Hanover, New Jersey. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on July 10, 2020. The complaint 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 pre-filled syringes for intravitreal injection and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 9,220,631 (“the ‘631 patent”). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order. ADDRESSES: The complaint, 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 
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