Certain Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe From Japan; Investigation No. 731-TA-919 (Second Review); Notice of Commission Determination To Conduct a Portion of the Hearing In Camera, 47005-47006 [2013-18646]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 149 / Friday, August 2, 2013 / Notices To ensure consideration, written comments on the questionnaire must be submitted on or before October 1, 2013. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to James Stamps, Project Leader, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436 (or via email at james.stamps@usitc.gov). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Copies of the questionnaire and supporting investigation documents may be obtained from project leader James Stamps (james.stamps@usitc.gov or 202–205–3227) or deputy project leader David Coffin (david.coffin@usitc.gov or 202–205– 2232). Supporting documents may also be downloaded from the Commission Web site at http://www.usitc.gov/ research_and_analysis/ What_We_Are_Working_On.htm. 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 (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. Purpose of Information Collection: The information requested by the questionnaire is for use by the Commission in connection with Investigation No. 332–540, Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies, Part 2, instituted under the authority of section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)). This investigation was requested by the Senate Committee on Finance (Committee). The Committee requested that this investigation include a survey of U.S. firms in selected industries particularly involved in digital trade. The Commission expects to deliver its report to the Committee by July 14, 2014. DATES: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Summary of Proposal (1) Number of forms submitted: 1. (2) Title of form: Digital Trade in the U.S. and Global Economies, Part 2 Questionnaire. (3) Type of request: New. (4) Frequency of use: Industry questionnaire, single data gathering, scheduled for 2013. (5) Description of respondents: Companies in industries particularly involved in digital trade. (6) Estimated number of respondents: 15,000. (7) Estimated total number of hours to complete the questionnaire per respondent: 3 hours. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:55 Aug 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 (8) Information obtained from the questionnaire that qualifies as confidential business information will be so treated by the Commission and not disclosed in a manner that would reveal the individual operations of a firm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Senate Committee on Finance has directed the Commission to produce a report that: (1) Estimates the value of U.S. digital trade, and the potential growth of this trade; (2) provides insight into the broader linkages and contributions of digital trade to the U.S. economy; (3) presents case studies that examine the importance of digital trade to selected U.S. industries that use or produce such goods and services; and (4) examines the effect of notable barriers and impediments to digital trade on selected industries and the broader U.S. economy. The Commission will base its report on a review of available data and other information, including the collection of primary data through a survey of U.S. firms in industries particularly involved in digital trade. II. Method of Collection Respondents will be mailed a letter directing them to download and fill out a form-fillable PDF questionnaire. Once complete, respondents may submit it by uploading it to a secure webserver, emailing it to the study team, faxing it, or mailing a hard copy to the Commission. III. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The draft questionnaire and other supplementary documents may be downloaded from the USITC Web site at http://www.usitc.gov/332540comments. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued: July 30, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–18685 Filed 8–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION I. Abstract By order of the Commission 47005 Certain Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe From Japan; Investigation No. 731–TA–919 (Second Review); Notice of Commission Determination To Conduct a Portion of the Hearing In Camera U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Closure of a portion of a Commission hearing. AGENCY: Upon the timely request of respondents, the Commission has determined to conduct a portion of its hearing in the above-captioned investigation scheduled for August 1, 2013, in camera. See Commission rules 207.24(d), 201.13(m) and 201.36(b)(4) (19 CFR 207.24(d), 201.13(m) and 201.36(b)(4)). The remainder of the hearing will be open to the public. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael K. Haldenstein, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone 202–205– 3041. Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter may be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–3105. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission believes that respondents JFE Steel Corporation and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation have justified the need for a closed session. In making this decision, the Commission nevertheless reaffirms its belief that whenever possible its business should be conducted in public. The hearing will include the usual public presentations by domestic producers and by respondents, with questions from the Commission. In addition, the hearing will include a 10minute in camera session for a confidential presentation by respondents. Each session will be followed by an in camera rebuttal presentation by domestic producers and questions from the Commission relating to the BPI. During the in camera session the room will be cleared of all persons except those who have been granted access to BPI under a Commission administrative protective order (APO) and are included on the Commission’s APO service list in this investigation and the respondent witnesses (Atsuhito SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1 47006 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 149 / Friday, August 2, 2013 / Notices Takeuchi from JFE Steel Corporation and Kenji Nakayama from Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation) who will be testifying at the in camera session. See 19 CFR 201.35(b). The time for the parties’ presentations and rebuttals in the in camera session will be taken from their respective overall allotments for the hearing. All persons planning to attend the in camera portions of the hearing should be prepared to present proper identification. Authority: The Acting General Counsel has certified, pursuant to Commission Rule 201.39 (19 CFR 201.39) that, in his opinion, a portion of the Commission’s hearing in Certain Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe from Japan, Inv. No. 731–TA–919 (Second Review), may be closed to the public to prevent the disclosure of BPI. Notwithstanding Commission Rule 201.35(a) (19 CFR 201.35(a)), seven-day advance notice of the determination to conduct a portion of the hearing in camera is not possible. Public notice is consequently being issued at the earliest practicable time pursuant to Commission Rule 201.35(c)(2) (19 CFR 201.35(c)(2)). Issued: July 30, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–18646 Filed 8–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P lemon juice from Mexico would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. Background The Commission instituted these reviews on August 1, 2012 (77 FR 45653) and determined on November 5, 2012 that it would conduct full reviews (77 FR 67833, November 14, 2012). Notice of the scheduling of the Commission’s reviews and of a public hearing 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 on December 5, 2012 (77 FR 72384). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2013, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission completed and filed its determinations in these reviews on July 26, 2013. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4418 (July 2013), entitled Lemon Juice from Argentina and Mexico: Investigation Nos. 731–TA– 1105–1106 (Review). By order of the Commission. Issued: July 26, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [FR Doc. 2013–18645 Filed 8–1–13; 8:45 am] [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1105–1106 (Review)] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P Lemon Juice From Argentina and Mexico DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Determination Antitrust Division sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES record 1 On the basis of the developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)), that termination of the suspended antidumping duty investigation on lemon juice from Argentina would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.2 The Commission also determines that termination of the suspended antidumping duty investigation on 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Commissioner Daniel R. Pearson made a negative determination with respect to the suspended investigation on lemon juice from Argentina. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:55 Aug 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Readium Foundation Notice is hereby given that, on July 10, 2013, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Readium Foundation (‘‘Readium’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties to the venture are International Digital PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Publishing Forum (IDPF), Seattle, WA; Datalogics, Inc., Chicago, IL; Evident Point Software Corp., Richmond, British Columbia, CANADA; and Bluefire Productions, LLC, Seattle, WA. The general areas of Readium’s planned activities are to engage in some or all of the following activities: (a) Advance the creation, evolution, promotion, and support of software tools supporting the EPUB open standard environment (‘‘Software’’); (b) promote the development and adoption of open, accessible standards and specifications relating thereto (‘‘Specifications’’); (c) promote such Specifications and Software worldwide; and (d) undertake such other activities as may from time to time be appropriate to further the purposes and achieve the goals set forth above. Membership in the venture remains open, and the venture intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2013–18610 Filed 8–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Parole Commission Sunshine Act Meetings 12:00 p.m., Thursday, August 8, 2013. PLACE: U.S. Parole Commission, 90 K Street NE., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Determination on three original jurisdiction cases. TIME AND DATE: CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Patricia W. Moore, Staff Assistant to the Chairman, U.S. Parole Commission, 90 K Street NE., 3rd Floor, Washington, D.C . 20530, (202) 346–7001. Dated: July 30, 2013. Rockne J. Chickinell, General Counsel, U.S. Parole Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–18799 Filed 7–31–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4410–31–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Parole Commission Sunshine Act Meetings 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 8, 2013. PLACE: U.S. Parole Commission, 90 K Street NE., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC TIME AND DATE: E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION


 Certain Welded Large Diameter Line Pipe From Japan; 
Investigation No. 731-TA-919 (Second Review); Notice of Commission 
Determination To Conduct a Portion of the Hearing In Camera

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Closure of a portion of a Commission hearing.

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SUMMARY: Upon the timely request of respondents, the Commission has 
determined to conduct a portion of its hearing in the above-captioned 
investigation scheduled for August 1, 2013, in camera. See Commission 
rules 207.24(d), 201.13(m) and 201.36(b)(4) (19 CFR 207.24(d), 
201.13(m) and 201.36(b)(4)). The remainder of the hearing will be open 
to the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael K. Haldenstein, Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone 202-
205-3041. Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on 
this matter may be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
on 202-205-3105.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission believes that respondents JFE 
Steel Corporation and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation have 
justified the need for a closed session. In making this decision, the 
Commission nevertheless reaffirms its belief that whenever possible its 
business should be conducted in public.
    The hearing will include the usual public presentations by domestic 
producers and by respondents, with questions from the Commission. In 
addition, the hearing will include a 10-minute in camera session for a 
confidential presentation by respondents. Each session will be followed 
by an in camera rebuttal presentation by domestic producers and 
questions from the Commission relating to the BPI. During the in camera 
session the room will be cleared of all persons except those who have 
been granted access to BPI under a Commission administrative protective 
order (APO) and are included on the Commission's APO service list in 
this investigation and the respondent witnesses (Atsuhito

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Takeuchi from JFE Steel Corporation and Kenji Nakayama from Nippon 
Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation) who will be testifying at the in 
camera session. See 19 CFR 201.35(b). The time for the parties' 
presentations and rebuttals in the in camera session will be taken from 
their respective overall allotments for the hearing. All persons 
planning to attend the in camera portions of the hearing should be 
prepared to present proper identification.

    Authority:  The Acting General Counsel has certified, pursuant 
to Commission Rule 201.39 (19 CFR 201.39) that, in his opinion, a 
portion of the Commission's hearing in Certain Welded Large Diameter 
Line Pipe from Japan, Inv. No. 731-TA-919 (Second Review), may be 
closed to the public to prevent the disclosure of BPI. 
Notwithstanding Commission Rule 201.35(a) (19 CFR 201.35(a)), seven-
day advance notice of the determination to conduct a portion of the 
hearing in camera is not possible. Public notice is consequently 
being issued at the earliest practicable time pursuant to Commission 
Rule 201.35(c)(2) (19 CFR 201.35(c)(2)).

     Issued: July 30, 2013.
    By order of the Commission.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-18646 Filed 8-1-13; 8:45 am]
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