Federal Register International Trade Alert for 21 April 2020

FR Alert - Covering:04/21/2020


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that producers or exporters subject to this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) February 3, 2017 through July 31, 2018. DATES: Applicable April 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel LaCivita or Laura Griffith, AD/ CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4243 or (202) 482-6430, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 18, 2019, Commerce published the Preliminary Results for this administrative review.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.\2\ This review covers three respondents: Aekyung Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (AKP), Hanwha Chemical Corporation (Hanwha Chemical), and LG Chem Ltd. (LG Chem). We received case briefs from AKP and Hanwha Chemical on November 18, 2019.\3\ We received a rebuttal brief from the Eastman Chemical Company (the petitioner) on November 25, 2019.\4\ Commerce conducted this review in accordance with
[20-08414] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces exemptions from a temporary final rule that FEMA published in the Federal Register on April 10, 2020. DATES: Applicability date: This notification applies beginning on April 17, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may review the docket by searching for Docket ID FEMA- 2020- [[Page 22022]] 0018, via the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel McMasters, Program Analyst, Office of Policy and Program Analysis, 202-709-0661, FEMA-DPA@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On April 10, 2020, the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator (FEMA Administrator or the Administrator) published a temporary final rule (the ``rule'') to allocate certain scarce or threatened materials for domestic use, so
[20-08542] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Agency Notice

[Notices] [Pages 22178-22179] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2020-08354] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA-606] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: Sigma Aldrich Co., LLC ACTION: Notice of application. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DATES: Registered bulk manufacturer of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to
[20-08354] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: In this document, the Commission adopts a rule that mandates that all originating and terminating voice service providers implement the STIR/SHAKEN caller ID authentication framework in the internet Protocol (IP) portions of their networks by June 30, 2021. In establishing this requirement, the Report and Order both acts on the Commission's proposal to require voice service providers to implement the STIR/SHAKEN caller ID authentication framework if major voice service providers did not voluntarily do so by the end of 2019, and implements Congress's direction in the recently enacted Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act to mandate STIR/SHAKEN not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of that Act. This action builds on the Commission's aggressive and multi-pronged approach to ending illegal caller ID spoofing. DATES: Effective May 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, please contact Mason Shefa, Competition Policy Division, Wireline Competition Bureau, at Mason.Shefa@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The full text of this document, WC Docket Nos. 17-97, 20-67; FCC 20-42, adopted and released on March 31, 2020, is available for public inspection during regular business hours in the FCC Reference Information Center, Portals II, 445 12t
[20-07585] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to extend postponement of all in-person hearings under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, until June 10, 2020. 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. 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 section 337 investigations 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. [[Page 22178]] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID- 19) outbreak, the Commission has determined to extend postponement of all section 337 in-person hearings until June 10, 2020. Commission Administrative Law Judges (``ALJ'') are directed to notify all affected parties and to schedule new dates for the hearings as appropriate. ALJs may otherwise conduct their investigations in accordance with their 
[20-08388] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing a countervailing duty (CVD) order on wooden cabinets and vanities and components thereof (wooden cabinets and vanities) from the People's Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable April 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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) 482-7425. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with section 705(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Act), on February 28, 2020, Commerce published its affirmative final determination that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of wooden cabinets and vanities from China.\1\ On April 13, 2020, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 705(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of subsidized imports of subject merchandise from China.\2\
[20-08546] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on wooden cabinets and vanities and components thereof (wooden cabinets and vanities) from the People's Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable April 21, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Greenberg, 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) 482-0652. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with section 735(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(c), Commerce published its affirmative final determination in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of wooden cabinets and vanities from China.\1\ On April 13, 2020, the ITC notified Commerce of its final determination that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of LTFV imports of wooden cabinets and vanities from China.\2\
[20-08544] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

Agency Notice

SUMMARY: For a limited period, a North American producer of passenger vehicles and light trucks (vehicle producer) may request an alternative to the standard staging regime for the rules of origin for automotive goods under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA or the Agreement) using the procedures and guidance for submitting petitions in this notice. DATES: To be assured of consideration, a vehicle producer must submit a petition with a draft alternative staging plan no later than July 1, 2020. A vehicle producer must submit a petition with its final alternative staging plan no later than August 31, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit petitions by email to USMCAAutosCommittee@ustr.eop.gov. For alternatives to email submissions, please contact Kent Shigetomi, Director for Multilateral Non-Tariff Barriers at (202) 395-9459 in advance of the deadline and before submission. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kent Shigetomi, Director for Multilateral Non-Tariff Barriers at (202) 395-9459. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction 
[20-08405] [Full Article] [PDF]

 

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