North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904; Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Completion of Panel Review, 77777-77778 [2011-32013]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 240 / Wednesday, December 14, 2011 / Notices (EST). Please register by 5 p.m. EST on Thursday, December 22, 2011 to listen in on the teleconference meeting. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place via teleconference. For logistical reasons, all participants are required to register in advance by the date specified above. Please contact Mr. Todd DeLelle at the contact information below to register and obtain call-in information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Todd DeLelle, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Phone: (202) 482–4877; Fax: (202) 482–5665; email: todd.delelle@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. 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O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2011–32098 Filed 12–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P 77777 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). The panel review in this matter was requested and terminated pursuant to these Rules. Dated: December 8, 2011. Ellen Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2011–32011 Filed 12–13–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904; Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Termination of Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: On December 6, 2011, a Motion to Terminate Panel Review of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s final determination of Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from Mexico was filed by the Government of Mexico (Secretariat File No. USA–MEX–2010– 1904–02). AGENCY: Pursuant to the Motion to Terminate Panel Review by a participant and consented to by all the participants, the panel review is terminated as of December 6, 2011. A panel has not been appointed to this panel review. Pursuant to Rule 71(2) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Review, this panel review is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) established a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on January 1, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904; Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Completion of Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Completion of Panel Review of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination of Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from Mexico (Secretariat File No. USA– MEX–2010–1904–03). AGENCY: Pursuant to Rule 71(3) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Review, ‘‘A panel review is deemed to be terminated on the day after the expiration of the limitation period established pursuant to subrule 39(1) if no Complaint has been filed in a timely manner.’’ Pursuant to Rule 39(1), no Complaint was filed on January 21, 2011. No panel was appointed to this panel review. The panel review terminated effective January 22, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) established a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 77778 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 240 / Wednesday, December 14, 2011 / Notices countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). The panel review in this matter was requested and terminated pursuant to these Rules. Dated: December 8, 2011. Ellen Bohon, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2011–32013 Filed 12–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Amendment to Notice of Establishment of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Amendment to notice of establishment of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness and solicitation of nominations for membership. AGENCY: The Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade announced in the November 3, 2011, Federal Register the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (the Committee) by the Secretary of Commerce and the solicitation of nominations for membership on the Committee (see 76 FR 68159). This amendment clarifies the scope of the Committee’s work and the nominations being sought for the Committee, and extends the deadline for nominations. The Committee shall advise the Secretary on the necessary elements of a comprehensive, holistic national freight infrastructure and a national freight policy designed to support U.S. export growth and competitiveness, foster national economic competitiveness, and improve U.S. supply chain competitiveness in the domestic and global economy. DATES: Nominations for members must be received on or before January 6, 2012. ADDRESSES: Richard Boll, Office of Service Industries, Room CC307, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:14 Dec 13, 2011 Jkt 226001 II. Structure, Membership, and Operation supply chain firms or their associations (including shippers and all modes of freight transportation (trucking, rail, maritime, and air)), stakeholders, community organizations, and others directly affected by the supply chain, as well as experts from academia. Membership shall reflect the diversity of goods and services movement activities, including a variety of users that ship through the global supply chain, entities that operate various parts of the supply chain, and individual academic experts in the field. Membership will also be diverse in terms of organization size, and geographic location. Appointments will be made without regard to political affiliation. In addition to the private sector members, the Secretary of Transportation and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (or their respective designees) will serve on the Committee as ex officio, non-voting members. The Secretary will consult with the Department of Transportation, EPA, and other agencies as appropriate in making appointments of private sector members. The Committee chair and vice chair or vice chairs shall be selected from the members of the Committee by the Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing and Services after consulting with the members. The International Trade Administration may authorize subcommittees as needed, subject to the provisions of FACA, the FACA implementing regulations, and applicable Department of Commerce guidance. Subcommittees must report to the Committee and must not provide advice or work products directly to the Secretary. The Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing and Services shall appoint a Designated Federal Officer (DFO), as well as a Secondary DFO, from among the employees of the Department of Commerce. The DFO or Secondary DFO will be present at all meetings and will approve or call all of the advisory committee meetings and the meetings of any subcommittees; prepare and approve all meeting agendas; adjourn any meeting when the DFO or Secondary DFO; and chair meetings when directed to do so by the Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing and Services. The Committee shall consist of a maximum of 40 private sector members appointed by the Secretary in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidance and based on their ability to carry out the objectives of the Committee. These members shall represent a balanced and broad range of interests, including representatives from Nominations The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to the Committee for the charter term beginning November 21, 2011, for appointments for a two-year term concurrent with the charter term. Members will be selected, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines, based upon their Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482–1135; email: richard.boll@trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Boll, Office of Service Industries, Room CC307, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482–1135; email: richard.boll@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background and Authority The Committee was established on November 21, 2011, for a two-year term under the discretionary authority of the Secretary, in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. firms, associations, community organizations, and others directly affected by the supply chain, as well as experts from academia to the U.S. government on the necessary elements of a comprehensive, holistic national freight infrastructure and a national freight policy designed to support U.S. export growth and competitiveness, foster national economic competitiveness, and improve U.S. supply chain competitiveness in the domestic and global economy. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) governs the Committee and sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The Committee shall provide detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary regarding: • National, state, or local factors that inhibit the efficient domestic and international movement of goods from point of origin to destination, and the competitiveness of domestic and international supply chains; • Infrastructure capacity, inter- and cross-modal connectivity, investment, regulatory, and intra- or intergovernmental coordination factors that affect supply chain competitiveness, goods movement, and sustainability; • Emerging trends in goods movement that affect supply chain competitiveness; and • Metrics that can be used to quantify supply chain performance. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 240 (Wednesday, December 14, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77777-77778]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-32013]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904; 
Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Completion of Panel Review

AGENCY: NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Completion of Panel Review of the U.S. Department of 
Commerce's final determination of Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube 
from Mexico (Secretariat File No. USA-MEX-2010-1904-03).

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Rule 71(3) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 
1904 Binational Panel Review, ``A panel review is deemed to be 
terminated on the day after the expiration of the limitation period 
established pursuant to subrule 39(1) if no Complaint has been filed in 
a timely manner.'' Pursuant to Rule 39(1), no Complaint was filed on 
January 21, 2011. No panel was appointed to this panel review. The 
panel review terminated effective January 22, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bohon, United States Secretary, 
NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, 
Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482-5438.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade 
Agreement (``Agreement'') established a mechanism to replace domestic 
judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and 
countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with 
review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel 
Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national 
courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine 
whether it conforms with the antidumping or

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countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination.
    Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on 
January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of 
Canada, and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for 
Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (``Rules''). These Rules were 
published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). 
The panel review in this matter was requested and terminated pursuant 
to these Rules.

    Dated: December 8, 2011.
Ellen Bohon,
United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2011-32013 Filed 12-13-11; 8:45 am]
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