Low Melt Polyester Staple Fiber From Korea and Taiwan; Determination, 39131-39132 [2017-17360]

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1378–1379 (Preliminary)] Low Melt Polyester Staple Fiber From Korea and Taiwan; Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of low melt polyester staple fiber from Korea and Taiwan, provided for in subheading 5503.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’). Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1 39132 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 158 / Thursday, August 17, 2017 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under section 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of an affirmative final determinations in those investigations under section 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Background On June 27, 2017, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America, Livingston, New Jersey filed a petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV imports of low melt polyester staple fiber from Korea and Taiwan. Accordingly, on June 27, 2017, the Commission, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)), instituted antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1378–1379 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of July 3, 2017 (82 FR 30907). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on July 18, 2017, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to section 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on August 11, 2017. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4720 (August 2017), entitled Low Melt Polyester Staple Fiber from Korea and VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:44 Aug 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 Taiwan: Investigation Nos. 1378–1379 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 11, 2017. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–17360 Filed 8–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain ThermoplasticEncapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same II DN 3243; 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. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to § 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Intellectual Ventures II LLC on August 11, 2017. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain thermoplastic-encapsulated electric motors, components thereof, and products and vehicles containing same II. The complaint names as respondents Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. of Japan; Aisin Holdings of America, Inc. of Seymour, IN; Aisin Technical Center of America, Inc. of Northville, MI; Aisin World Corporation of America of Northville, MI; Asmo Co. Ltd. of Japan; ASMO North America, LLC of Statesville, NC; ASMO North Carolina, Inc. of Statesville, NC; Bayerische Motoren Werke AG of Germany; BMW of North America, LLC of Woodcliff Lake, NJ; BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC of Greer, SC; Denso Corporation of Japan; Denso International America, Inc. of Southfield, MI; Honda Motor Co., Ltd. of Japan; Honda North America, Inc. of Torrance, CA; American Honda Motor Co., Inc. of Torrance, CA; Honda of America Mfg., Inc. of Marysville, OH; Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC of Lincoln, AL; Honda R & D Americas, Inc. of Torrance, CA; Mistuba Corporation of Japan; American Mitsuba Corporation of Mount Pleasant, MI; Nidec Corporation of Japan; Nidec Automotive Motor Americas, LLC of Auburn Hills, MI; Toyota Motor Corporation of Japan; Toyota Motor North America, Inc., of New York, NY; Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. of Torrance CA; Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. of Erlanger, KY; Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc. of Princeton, IN; and Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. of Georgetown, KY. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order, cease and desist orders, and impose a bond upon respondents’ alleged infringing articles during the 60-day Presidential review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 158 (Thursday, August 17, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39131-39132]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-17360]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1378-1379 (Preliminary)]


Low Melt Polyester Staple Fiber From Korea and Taiwan; 
Determination

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the 
United States is materially injured by reason of imports of low melt 
polyester staple fiber from Korea and Taiwan, provided for in 
subheading 5503.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than 
fair value (``LTFV'').
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
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    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement

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of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a 
final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the 
Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission's 
rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') of 
affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under 
section 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are 
negative, upon notice of an affirmative final determinations in those 
investigations under section 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed 
entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations 
need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the 
investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under 
investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission 
antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will 
prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all 
persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
investigations.

Background

    On June 27, 2017, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America, Livingston, 
New Jersey filed a petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging 
that an industry in the United States is materially injured or 
threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV imports of low melt 
polyester staple fiber from Korea and Taiwan. Accordingly, on June 27, 
2017, the Commission, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 
1673b(a)), instituted antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1378-
1379 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by 
posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the 
notice in the Federal Register of July 3, 2017 (82 FR 30907). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on July 18, 2017, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to section 733(a) 
of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its 
determinations in these investigations on August 11, 2017. The views of 
the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4720 (August 2017), 
entitled Low Melt Polyester Staple Fiber from Korea and Taiwan: 
Investigation Nos. 1378-1379 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: August 11, 2017.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-17360 Filed 8-16-17; 8:45 am]
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