Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act: Impact on U.S. Industries and Consumers and on Beneficiary Countries, 21st Report, 26392-26393 [2013-10536]

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AGENCY: 17:06 May 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 Section 215 of the CBERA (19 U.S.C. 2704) requires the Commission to report biennially to the Congress and the President by September 30 of each reporting year on the economic impact of the Act on U.S. industries and U.S. consumers and on the economy of the beneficiary countries. In 1986, the Commission instituted investigation No. 332–227, Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act: Impact on U.S. Industries and Consumers and on Beneficiary Countries, for the purpose of preparing this series of reports. This 21st report in the series will cover trade during calendar years 2011 and 2012. The Commission has scheduled a public hearing for June 13, 2013, in connection with this report. DATES: June 3, 2013: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing. June 6, 2013: Deadline for filing prehearing briefs and statements. June 13, 2013: Public hearing. June 20, 2013: Deadline for filing posthearing briefs and statements and all other written submissions. September 30, 2013: Transmittal of Commission report to the Congress and the President. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ edis.htm. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2013–10586 Filed 5–3–13; 8:45 am] VerDate Mar<15>2010 Notice of public hearing and opportunity to submit comments in connection with the 21st report. ACTION: Justino De La Cruz (202–205–3252 or justino.delacruz@usitc.gov) or Cathy Jabara (202–205–3309 or cathy.jabara@usitc.gov) Country and Regional Analysis Division, Office of Economics, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC 20436. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Peg O’Laughlin, Public Affairs Officer (202–205–1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearingimpaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202– PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Web site at http://www.usitc.gov. 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. Background: Section 215(a)(1) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) (19 U.S.C. 2704(a)(1)) requires that the Commission submit biennial reports to the Congress and the President regarding the economic impact of the Act on U.S. industries and consumers, and on the economy of the beneficiary countries. Section 215(b)(1) requires that the reports include, but not be limited to, an assessment regarding: (A) The actual effect, during the period covered by the report, of [CBERA] on the United States economy generally, as well as on those specific domestic industries which produce articles that are like, or directly competitive with, articles being imported into the United States from beneficiary countries; and (B) the probable future effect which this Act will have on the United States economy generally, as well as on such domestic industries, before the provisions of this Act terminate. Notice of institution of the investigation was published in the Federal Register of May 14, 1986 (51 FR 17678). The Commission plans to transmit the 21st report, covering calendar years 2011 and 2012, by September 30, 2013. Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on June 13, 2013. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary no later than 5:15 p.m., June 3, 2013. All pre-hearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., June 6, 2013; and all posthearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., June 20, 2013. All requests to appear and preand post-hearing briefs and statements should be filed in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Written Submissions’’ section below. In the event that, as of the close of business on June 3, 2013, no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. Any person interested in attending the hearing as an observer or nonparticipant may call the Office of the Secretary (202–205–2000) after June 3, 2013, for information concerning whether the hearing will be held. E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 87 / Monday, May 6, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, interested parties are invited to file written submissions concerning this investigation. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, and should be received not later than 5:15 p.m., June 20, 2013. All written submissions must conform to the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 and the Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures require that interested parties file documents electronically on or before the filing deadline and submit eight (8) true paper copies by 12 p.m. eastern time on the next business day. In the event that confidential treatment of a document is requested, interested parties must file, at the same time as the eight paper copies, at least four (4) additional true paper copies in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any submissions that contain confidential business information (CBI) must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘non-confidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available for inspection by interested parties. The Commission intends to publish only a public report in this investigation. Accordingly, any CBI received by the Commission in this investigation will not be published in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. The report will be made available to the public on the Commission’s Web site. Issued: April 30, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–10536 Filed 5–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:06 May 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–880] Certain Linear Actuators; Institution of Investigation Pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337 U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 3, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Okin America, Inc. of Frederick, Maryland and Dewert Okin GmbH of Germany. 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 linear actuators by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No 5,927,144 (‘‘the ’144 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders. SUMMARY: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is 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., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained 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 at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26393 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2012). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on April 30, 2013, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain linear actuators by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–29 of the ’144 patent, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainants are: Okin America, Inc., 7330 Executive Way, Frederick, Maryland 21704. Dewert Okin GmbH, Weststrasse 1, 32278 Kirchlengern, Germany. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Changzhou Kaidi Electrical Co. Ltd., Wenxing Industrial Area, No. 4 Jiangcun East Road, Hengllin Town, Changzhou 213101, China. Kaidi LLC, 2285 S. Michigan Road, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827. (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d)–(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-227]


Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act: Impact on U.S. Industries 
and Consumers and on Beneficiary Countries, 21st Report

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice of public hearing and opportunity to submit comments in 
connection with the 21st report.

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SUMMARY: Section 215 of the CBERA (19 U.S.C. 2704) requires the 
Commission to report biennially to the Congress and the President by 
September 30 of each reporting year on the economic impact of the Act 
on U.S. industries and U.S. consumers and on the economy of the 
beneficiary countries. In 1986, the Commission instituted investigation 
No. 332-227, Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act: Impact on U.S. 
Industries and Consumers and on Beneficiary Countries, for the purpose 
of preparing this series of reports. This 21st report in the series 
will cover trade during calendar years 2011 and 2012. The Commission 
has scheduled a public hearing for June 13, 2013, in connection with 
this report.

DATES: 
June 3, 2013: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public 
hearing.
June 6, 2013: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements.
June 13, 2013: Public hearing.
June 20, 2013: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and statements 
and all other written submissions.
September 30, 2013: Transmittal of Commission report to the Congress 
and the President.

ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission's hearing 
rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions 
should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade 
Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record 
for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic 
docket (EDIS) at http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/edis.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justino De La Cruz (202-205-3252 or 
justino.delacruz@usitc.gov) or Cathy Jabara (202-205-3309 or 
cathy.jabara@usitc.gov) Country and Regional Analysis Division, Office 
of Economics, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC 
20436. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, 
contact William Gearhart of the Commission's Office of the General 
Counsel (202-205-3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should 
contact Peg O'Laughlin, Public Affairs Officer (202-205-1819 or 
margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
at 202-205-1810. General information concerning the Commission may also 
be obtained by accessing its Web site at http://www.usitc.gov. 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.
    Background: Section 215(a)(1) of the Caribbean Basin Economic 
Recovery Act (CBERA) (19 U.S.C. 2704(a)(1)) requires that the 
Commission submit biennial reports to the Congress and the President 
regarding the economic impact of the Act on U.S. industries and 
consumers, and on the economy of the beneficiary countries. Section 
215(b)(1) requires that the reports include, but not be limited to, an 
assessment regarding:
    (A) The actual effect, during the period covered by the report, of 
[CBERA] on the United States economy generally, as well as on those 
specific domestic industries which produce articles that are like, or 
directly competitive with, articles being imported into the United 
States from beneficiary countries; and
    (B) the probable future effect which this Act will have on the 
United States economy generally, as well as on such domestic 
industries, before the provisions of this Act terminate.
    Notice of institution of the investigation was published in the 
Federal Register of May 14, 1986 (51 FR 17678). The Commission plans to 
transmit the 21st report, covering calendar years 2011 and 2012, by 
September 30, 2013.
    Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this 
investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on 
June 13, 2013. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed 
with the Secretary no later than 5:15 p.m., June 3, 2013. All pre-
hearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., 
June 6, 2013; and all post-hearing briefs and statements should be 
filed not later than 5:15 p.m., June 20, 2013. All requests to appear 
and pre- and post-hearing briefs and statements should be filed in 
accordance with the requirements in the ``Written Submissions'' section 
below. In the event that, as of the close of business on June 3, 2013, 
no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will 
be canceled. Any person interested in attending the hearing as an 
observer or nonparticipant may call the Office of the Secretary (202-
205-2000) after June 3, 2013, for information concerning whether the 
hearing will be held.

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    Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in 
the hearing, interested parties are invited to file written submissions 
concerning this investigation. All written submissions should be 
addressed to the Secretary, and should be received not later than 5:15 
p.m., June 20, 2013. All written submissions must conform to the 
provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 and the Commission's Handbook 
on Filing Procedures require that interested parties file documents 
electronically on or before the filing deadline and submit eight (8) 
true paper copies by 12 p.m. eastern time on the next business day. In 
the event that confidential treatment of a document is requested, 
interested parties must file, at the same time as the eight paper 
copies, at least four (4) additional true paper copies in which the 
confidential information must be deleted (see the following paragraph 
for further information regarding confidential business information). 
Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the 
Secretary (202-205-2000).
    Any submissions that contain confidential business information 
(CBI) must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 
201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the 
individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the 
``confidential'' or ``non-confidential'' version, and that the 
confidential business information be clearly identified by means of 
brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business 
information, will be made available for inspection by interested 
parties.
    The Commission intends to publish only a public report in this 
investigation. Accordingly, any CBI received by the Commission in this 
investigation will not be published in a manner that would reveal the 
operations of the firm supplying the information. The report will be 
made available to the public on the Commission's Web site.

    Issued: April 30, 2013.

    By order of the Commission.
 Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-10536 Filed 5-3-13; 8:45 am]
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