Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan; Determinations, 73562 [2013-29116]

Download as PDF 73562 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 235 / Friday, December 6, 2013 / Notices list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–506–508 and 731–TA–1238–1243 (Preliminary)] Background Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan; Determinations emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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, Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan of non-oriented electrical steel, provided for in subheadings 7225.19.00 and 7226.19.10, and 7226.19.90 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 non-oriented electrical steel that are allegedly subsidized by the Governments of China, Korea, and Taiwan.2 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 On September 30, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by AK Steel Corp., West Chester, Ohio, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of non-oriented electrical steel from China, Korea, and Taiwan and LTFV imports of nonoriented electrical steel from China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan. Accordingly, effective September 30, 2013, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–506–508 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1238–1243 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a 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 of October 22, 2013 (78 FR 62660). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on November 6, 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 December 2, 2013. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4441 (December 2013), entitled NonOriented Electrical Steel from China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan: Investigation Nos. 701–TA– 506–508 and 731–TA–1238–1243 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: December 2, 2013. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–29116 Filed 12–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 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 Commissioners Shara L. Aranoff and F. Scott Kieff did not participate. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Dec 05, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–739 (Enforcement Proceeding)] Certain Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters and Products Containing Same Final Commission Determination; Issuance of Cease and Desist Orders; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to issue cease and desist orders against certain respondents found in default. The investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Pitcher Fisherow, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2737. Copies of all nonconfidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or 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 (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/. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on the matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted the investigation underlying this enforcement proceeding on October 8, 2010, based on a complaint filed by Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc., of Melville, New York (‘‘Leviton’’). 75 FR 62420 (Oct. 8, 2010). The complaint alleged violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (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 ground fault circuit interrupters and products containing the same by reason of infringement of, inter alia, U.S. Patent No. 7,737,809 (‘‘the ’809 patent’’). On April 27, 2012, the Commission issued a general exclusion order barring entry of ground fault circuit interrupters SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-506-508 and 731-TA-1238-1243 (Preliminary)]


Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From China, Germany, Japan, Korea, 
Sweden, and Taiwan; 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, Germany, Japan, 
Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan of non-oriented electrical steel, provided 
for in subheadings 7225.19.00 and 7226.19.10, and 7226.19.90 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 non-oriented electrical steel that are allegedly 
subsidized by the Governments of China, Korea, and Taiwan.\2\
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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)).
    \2\ Commissioners Shara L. Aranoff and F. Scott Kieff did not 
participate.
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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 30, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by AK Steel Corp., West Chester, Ohio, alleging that an 
industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with 
material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of non-
oriented electrical steel from China, Korea, and Taiwan and LTFV 
imports of non-oriented electrical steel from China, Germany, Japan, 
Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan. Accordingly, effective September 30, 2013, 
the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-
TA-506-508 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1238-1243 
(Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a 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 of October 22, 2013 (78 FR 62660). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on November 6, 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 December 2, 2013. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4441 
(December 2013), entitled Non-Oriented Electrical Steel from China, 
Germany, Japan, Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-
506-508 and 731-TA-1238-1243 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

     Issued: December 2, 2013.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-29116 Filed 12-5-13; 8:45 am]
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