1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane From China; Determinations, 76857-76858 [2013-30159]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 244 / Thursday, December 19, 2013 / Notices beginning at 9:30 a.m. on April 10, 2014 at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before April 3, 2014. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should attend a prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on April 7, 2014 at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24, and 207.66 of the Commission’s rules. 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[FR Doc. 2013–30157 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–490 and 731– TA–1204 (Final)] Hardwood Plywood From China; Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) and (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) (the Act), that an industry in the United States is not materially injured or threatened with material injury, and the establishment of an industry in the United States is not materially retarded, by reason of imports of hardwood plywood from China provided for in subheading(s) 4412.10; 4412.31; 4412.32; 4412.39; 4412.94; and 4412.99 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that the U.S. Department of Commerce has determined are subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’).2 Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective September 27, 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 Chairman Irving A. Williamson and Commissioners Shara L. Aranoff, Dean A. Pinkert, David S. Johanson, and Meredith M. Broadbent voted in the negative. Commissioner F. Scott Kieff did not participate in these investigations. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76857 2012, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by Columbia Forest Products, Greensboro, NC; Commonwealth Plywood Co., Ltd., Whitehall, NY; Murphy Plywood, Eugene, OR; Roseburg Forest Products Co., Roseburg, OR; States Industries LLC, Eugene, OR; and Timber Products Company, Springfield, OR combined as The Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of hardwood plywood from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and dumped within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations 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 June 19, 2013 (78 FR 36791). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on September 19, 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 25, 2013. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4434 (November 2013), entitled Hardwood Plywood From China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–490 and 731–TA–1204 (Final). Issued: December 13, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–30156 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–509 and 731– TA–1244 (Preliminary)] 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane From China; 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 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1 76858 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 244 / Thursday, December 19, 2013 / Notices 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 of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane, provided for in subheading 2903.39.20 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 that are allegedly subsidized by the Government of China. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 October 22, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by Mexichem Fluor Inc., St. Gabriel, LA, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane from China. Accordingly, effective October 22, 2013, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–509 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1244 (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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Dec 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of October 28, 2013 (78 FR 64243). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on November 12, 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 13, 2013. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4444 (December 2013), entitled 1,1,1,2Tetrafluoroethane from China, Investigation Nos. 701–TA–509 and 731–TA–1244 (Preliminary). Dated: December 13, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–30159 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–890] Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Systems and Components Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting an Unopposed Motion of Complainants Resmed Corp., Resmed Inc., and Resmed Ltd. To Amend the Complaint U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 4) of the presiding administrative law judge granting an unopposed motion of complainants Resmed Corp., Resmed Inc., and Resmed Ltd. to amend the complaint in the above-captioned investigation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James A. Worth, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3065. Copies of non-confidential 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on Friday, August 23, 2013, based on a complaint filed on July 19, 2013, on behalf of ResMed Corp. of San Diego, California; ResMed Inc. of San Diego, California; and ResMed Ltd. of Bella Vista, Australia (collectively, ‘‘Complainants’’). 78 FR 52563 (August 23, 2013). The complaint alleged violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the sale for importation, importation, or sale within the United States after importation of certain sleepdisordered breathing treatment systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 32–37, 53, 79, 80, and 88 of U.S. Patent No. 7,997,267; claims 1–7 of U.S. Patent No. 7,614,398; claim 1 of U.S. Patent No. 7,938,116; claims 30, 37, and 38 of U.S. Patent No. 7,341,060; claims 1, 3, 5, 11, 28, 30, 31, and 56 of U.S. Patent No. 8,312,883; claims 13, 15, 16, 26–28, 51, 52, and 55 of U.S. Patent No. 7,926,487; claims 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 29, 32, 35, 40, 42, 45, 50, 51, 56, 59, 89, 92, 94, and 96 of U.S. Patent No. 7,178,527; and claims 19–24, 26, 29–36, and 39–41 of U.S. Patent No. 7,950,392. The Commission’s notice of investigation named as respondents BMC Medical Co., Ltd. of Beijing, China; 3B Medical, Inc. of Lake Wales, Florida; and 3B Products, L.L.C. of Lake Wales, Florida (collective, ‘‘the Respondents’’). A Commission investigative attorney (‘‘IA’’) is also participating in this investigation. On October 30, 2013, Complainants filed an unopposed motion to amend the Complaint to correct an error in its allegations regarding the domestic industry. The motion stated that neither the Respondents nor the IA opposed the motion to amend. On November 21, 2013, the ALJ issued an ID, finding good cause shown and granting Complainants’ motion. There were no petitions for review. Having considered the ID, the Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and § 210.42 of the Commission’s Rules E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 244 (Thursday, December 19, 2013)]
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[Pages 76857-76858]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-30159]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-509 and 731-TA-1244 (Preliminary)]


1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane From China; 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

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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 of 1,1,1,2-
Tetrafluoroethane, provided for in subheading 2903.39.20 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 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 October 22, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Mexichem Fluor Inc., St. Gabriel, LA, alleging that an 
industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with 
material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of 1,1,1,2-
Tetrafluoroethane from China. Accordingly, effective October 22, 2013, 
the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-
509 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1244 (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 28, 2013 (78 FR 64243). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on November 12, 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 13, 2013. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4444 
(December 2013), entitled 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane from China, 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-509 and 731-TA-1244 (Preliminary).

    Dated: December 13, 2013.

    By order of the Commission.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-30159 Filed 12-18-13; 8:45 am]
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