Certain Consumer Electronics and Display Devices and Products Containing Same; Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest, 72439-72440 [2011-30184]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 23, 2011 / Notices no later than three days before the hearing. In addition, any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the investigation may submit a written statement of information pertinent to the subject of the investigation, including statements of support or opposition to the petition, on or before March 27, 2012. On April 12, 2012, the Commission will make available to parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before April 16, 2012, but such final comments must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with section 207.30 of the Commission’s rules. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. Please consult the Commission’s rules, as amended, 76 FR 61937 (Oct. 6, 2011) and the Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures, 76 FR 62092 (Oct. 6, 2011), available on the Commission’s Web site at https://edis.usitc.gov. Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, each document filed by a party to the investigation must be served on all other parties to the investigation (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: This investigation is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: November 17, 2011. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–30183 Filed 11–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Nov 22, 2011 Jkt 226001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [DN 2858] Certain Consumer Electronics and Display Devices and Products Containing Same; 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 In Re Certain Consumer Electronics and Display Devices and Products Containing Same, DN 2858; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James R. Holbein, 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 docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, 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 (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. Hearingimpaired 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 filed on behalf of Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc. on November 17, 2011. 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 consumer electronics and display devices and products containing same. The complaint names Research In Motion Ltd. of Canada; Research In Motion Corp. of Irving, TX; HTC Corporation of Taiwan; HTC America, Inc. of Bellevue, WA; LG Electronics, Inc. of South Korea; LG Electronics SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72439 U.S.A., Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, NJ; LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. Inc. of San Diego, CA; Apple Inc. of Cupertino, CA; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. of South Korea; Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, NJ; Samsung Telecommunications America L.L.C. of Richardson, TX; Sony Corporation of Japan; Sony Corporation of America of New York, NY; Sony Ericsson Mobile of Sweden; and Sony Ericsson Mobile of Research Triangle Park, NC, as respondents. The complainant, proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five pages in length, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint. Comments should address whether issuance of an exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order in this investigation would negatively affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the orders are used in the United States; (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the potential orders; (iii) Indicate the extent to which like or directly competitive articles are produced in the United States or are otherwise available in the United States, with respect to the articles potentially subject to the orders; and (iv) Indicate whether Complainant, Complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to an exclusion order and a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business, five business days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document and 12 true copies thereof on or before the deadlines stated above with the Office of the Secretary. Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 2858’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. The Commission’s rules authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 72440 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 23, 2011 / Notices facsimile or electronic means only to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/ secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/ documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf. Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202) 205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 and 210.50(a)(4) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.50(a)(4)). Issued: November 17, 2011. By order of the Commission. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–30184 Filed 11–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–477 and 731– TA–1180–1181 (Final)] Bottom Mount Combination Refrigerator-Freezers From Korea and Mexico; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of countervailing duty investigation no. 701–TA–477 (Final) under section 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) (the Act) and the final phase of antidumping investigation nos. 731–TA–1180–1181 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Nov 22, 2011 Jkt 226001 establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of subsidized imports from Korea 1 and less-than-fair-value imports from Korea and Mexico of bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers, provided for in subheadings 8418.10.00, 8418.21.00, 8418.99.40, and 8418.99.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.2 1 Although the Department of Commerce has preliminarily determined that imports of bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers from Korea are not being and are not likely to be subsidized by the Government of Korea, for purposes of efficiency the Commission hereby waives rule 207.21(b) so that the final phase of the investigations may proceed concurrently in the event that Commerce makes a final affirmative determination with respect to such imports. Section 207.21(b) of the Commission’s rules provides that, where the Department of Commerce has issued a negative preliminary determination, the Commission will publish a Final Phase Notice of Scheduling upon receipt of an affirmative final determination from Commerce. 2 For purposes of these investigations, the Department of Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as all bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers and certain assemblies thereof from Korea and Mexico. For purposes of these investigations, the term ‘‘bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers’’ denotes freestanding or built-in cabinets that have an integral source of refrigeration using compression technology, with all of the following characteristics: (1) The cabinet contains at least two interior storage compartments accessible through one or more separate external doors or drawers or a combination thereof; (2) The upper-most interior storage compartment(s) that is accessible through an external door or drawer is either a refrigerator compartment or convertible compartment, but is not a freezer compartment; and (3) There is at least one freezer or convertible compartment that is mounted below the upper-most interior storage compartment(s). For purposes of these investigations, a refrigerator compartment is capable of storing food at temperatures above 32 degrees F (0 degrees C), a freezer compartment is capable of storing food at temperatures at or below 32 degrees F (0 degrees C), and a convertible compartment is capable of operating as either a refrigerator compartment or a freezer compartment, as defined above. Also covered are certain assemblies used in bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers, namely: (1) Any assembled cabinets designed for use in bottom mount combination refrigeratorfreezers that incorporate, at a minimum: (a) an external metal shell, (b) a back panel, (c) a deck, (d) an interior plastic liner, (e) wiring, and (f) insulation; (2) any assembled external doors designed for use in bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers that incorporate, at a minimum: (a) An external metal shell, (b) an interior plastic liner, and (c) insulation; and (3) any assembled external drawers designed for use in bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers that incorporate, at a minimum: (a) An external metal shell, (b) an interior plastic liner, and (c) insulation. The products subject to these investigations are currently classifiable under subheadings 8418.10.0010, 8418.10.0020, 8418.10.0030, and 8418.10.0040 of the Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (HTSUS). Products subject to these petitions may also enter under HTSUS subheadings 8418.21.0010, 8418.21.0020, 8418.21.0030, 8418.21.0090, and 8418.99.4000, 8418.99.8050, and 8418.99.8060. Although the PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the investigations, hearing procedures, and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: November 2, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Cassise (202) 708–5408, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—The final phase of these investigations is being scheduled as a result of affirmative preliminary determinations by the Department of Commerce that bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers from Korea and Mexico are being sold in the United States at less than fair value within the meaning of section 733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigations were requested in a petition filed on March 30, 2011, by Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, MI. Participation in the investigations and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance during the preliminary phase of the investigations need not file an additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise subject to this scope is dispositive. E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[DN 2858]


Certain Consumer Electronics and Display Devices and Products 
Containing Same; Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments 
Relating to the Public Interest

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade 
Commission has received a complaint entitled In Re Certain Consumer 
Electronics and Display Devices and Products Containing Same, DN 2858; 
the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues 
raised by the complaint.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James R. Holbein, 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 docket 
(EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov, and will be available for inspection 
during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office 
of the Secretary, 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 (https://www.usitc.gov). The public 
record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's 
electronic docket (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 
filed on behalf of Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc. on November 17, 
2011. 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 consumer electronics and display devices and 
products containing same. The complaint names Research In Motion Ltd. 
of Canada; Research In Motion Corp. of Irving, TX; HTC Corporation of 
Taiwan; HTC America, Inc. of Bellevue, WA; LG Electronics, Inc. of 
South Korea; LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, NJ; LG 
Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. Inc. of San Diego, CA; Apple Inc. of 
Cupertino, CA; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. of South Korea; Samsung 
Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, NJ; Samsung 
Telecommunications America L.L.C. of Richardson, TX; Sony Corporation 
of Japan; Sony Corporation of America of New York, NY; Sony Ericsson 
Mobile of Sweden; and Sony Ericsson Mobile of Research Triangle Park, 
NC, as respondents.
    The complainant, proposed respondents, other interested parties, 
and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed 
five pages in length, on any public interest issues raised by the 
complaint. Comments should address whether issuance of an exclusion 
order and/or a cease and desist order in this investigation would 
negatively affect the public health and welfare in the United States, 
competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of 
like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United 
States consumers.
    In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that:
    (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the orders are 
used in the United States;
    (ii) Identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the 
United States relating to the potential orders;
    (iii) Indicate the extent to which like or directly competitive 
articles are produced in the United States or are otherwise available 
in the United States, with respect to the articles potentially subject 
to the orders; and
    (iv) Indicate whether Complainant, Complainant's licensees, and/or 
third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of 
articles potentially subject to an exclusion order and a cease and 
desist order within a commercially reasonable time.
    Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of 
business, five business days after the date of publication of this 
notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for 
comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial 
determination in this investigation.
    Persons filing written submissions must file the original document 
and 12 true copies thereof on or before the deadlines stated above with 
the Office of the Secretary. Submissions should refer to the docket 
number (``Docket No. 2858'') in a prominent place on the cover page 
and/or the first page. The Commission's rules authorize filing 
submissions with the Secretary by

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facsimile or electronic means only to the extent permitted by section 
201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, 
https://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/documents/handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf. Persons with questions regarding 
electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202) 205-2000).
    Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in 
confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests 
should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include 
a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such 
treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment 
by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All 
nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public 
inspection at the Office of the Secretary.
    This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 
and 210.50(a)(4) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure 
(19 CFR 201.10, 210.50(a)(4)).

    Issued: November 17, 2011.

    By order of the Commission.
James R. Holbein,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-30184 Filed 11-22-11; 8:45 am]
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