Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From China, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia; Determinations, 70574-70575 [2013-28269]

Download as PDF 70574 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [XXXR4081X1, RN.20350010.REG0000, RR04084000] Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council (Council) was established by the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act of 1974 (Pub. L.93–320) (Act) to receive reports and advise Federal agencies on implementing the Act. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Reclamation announces that the Council will meet as detailed below. The meeting of the Council is open to the public. 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[FR Doc. 2013–28291 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–505 and 731– TA–1231–1237 (Preliminary)] Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From China, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia; Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports from China, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia of grain1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 oriented electrical steel, provided for in subheadings 7225.11.00, 7226.11.10, and 7226.11.90 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), and by reason of imports of grain-oriented electrical steel that are allegedly subsidized by the Government of China. Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement 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 sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 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 September 18, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by of AK Steel Corp., West Chester, Ohio; Allegheny Ludlum, LLC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and the United Steelworkers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of grain-oriented electrical steel from China and LTFV imports of grain-oriented electrical steel from Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia. Accordingly, effective September 18, 2013, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–505 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1231–1237 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / Notices 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 on September 25, 2013 ((78 FR 59059), as revised on October 21, 2013 (78 FR 64011, October 25, 2013)). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 25, 2013, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on November 20, 2013. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4439 (November 2013), entitled Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From China, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia. By order of the Commission. Issued: November 20, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–28269 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. 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. ADDRESSES: The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2013). [Investigation No. 337–TA–902] Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof 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 October 21, 2013, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Trico Products Corporation of Rochester Hills, Michigan. A letter supplementing the complaint was filed on November 7, 2013. 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 windshield wipers and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,836,925 (‘‘the ’925 patent’’) and U.S. Patent No. 6,799,348 (‘‘the ’348 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Nov 25, 2013 Jkt 232001 Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on November 19, 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 windshield wipers and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1, 4–6, 8, and 14–15 of the ’925 patent and claims 1, 4–6, and 9–11 of the ’348 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 complainant is: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 70575 Trico Products Corporation, 3255 West Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309. (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: Federal-Mogul Corporation, 26555 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI 48033. Federal Mogul S.A., Avenue Champion 1, 6790 Aubange, Belgium. (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(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 complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. By order of the Commission. Issued: November 20, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–28268 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70574-70575]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-28269]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-505 and 731-TA-1231-1237 (Preliminary)]


Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From China, Czech Republic, 
Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia; Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that 
there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States 
is materially injured by reason of imports from China, Czech Republic, 
Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia of grain-oriented electrical 
steel, provided for in subheadings 7225.11.00, 7226.11.10, and 
7226.11.90 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), and by reason of imports of grain-oriented electrical steel 
that are allegedly subsidized by the Government of China.
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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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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement 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 sections 703(b) or 733(b) of 
the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon 
notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations 
under sections 705(a) or 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 September 18, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by of AK Steel Corp., West Chester, Ohio; Allegheny Ludlum, 
LLC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and the United Steelworkers, Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania, alleging that an industry in the United States is 
materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV 
and subsidized imports of grain-oriented electrical steel from China 
and LTFV imports of grain-oriented electrical steel from Czech 
Republic, Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia. Accordingly, 
effective September 18, 2013, the Commission instituted countervailing 
duty investigation No. 701-TA-505 and antidumping duty investigation 
Nos. 731-TA-1231-1237 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a

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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 on September 25, 2013 ((78 FR 59059), as 
revised on October 21, 2013 (78 FR 64011, October 25, 2013)). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 25, 2013, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission transmitted its determinations in these 
investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on November 20, 2013. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4439 
(November 2013), entitled Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From China, 
Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Korea, Poland, and Russia.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: November 20, 2013.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-28269 Filed 11-25-13; 8:45 am]
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