Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From China And Taiwan, 12221 [2014-04677]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 42 / Tuesday, March 4, 2014 / Notices of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 27, 2014. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–04746 Filed 3–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Background [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–511 and 731– TA–1246–1247 (Preliminary)] Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From China And Taiwan tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines,2 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 and Taiwan of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products, provided for in subheadings 8541.40.60 (statistical reporting numbers 8541.40.6020 and 8541.40.6030) 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 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 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 are recused from these investigations. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:07 Mar 03, 2014 Jkt 232001 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. On December 31, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by SolarWorld Industries America, Hillsboro, Oregon, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China and LTFV imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China and Taiwan. Accordingly, effective December 31, 2013, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–511 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1246–1247 (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 January 8, 2014 (79 FR 1388). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on January 22, 2014, 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 February 26, 2014.3 The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4454 (February 2014), entitled Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products from China and Taiwan, Inv. Nos. 701–TA–511 and 731–TA–1246– 1247 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. 3 The Commission has the authority to toll statutory deadlines during a period when the government is closed. Because the Commission was closed on January 21, 2014 and February 13, 2014 due to inclement weather in Washington, DC, the statutory deadlines reflect the tolling of deadlines by two days. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12221 Issued: February 26, 2014. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–04677 Filed 3–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–830 (Enforcement/Modification)] Certain Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Products Containing Same Commission Decision To Review In Part an Enforcement Initial Determination; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in part an enforcement initial determination (‘‘EID’’) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) in the above-captioned proceeding finding a violation of a consent order. The Commission is requesting briefing on the issues under review and on the amount of civil penalties for violation of the order. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sidney A. Rosenzweig, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2532. 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 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. 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 an investigation on February 27, 2012, based on a complaint filed by Andrzej Bobel and Neptun Light, Inc., both of Lake Forest, Illinois (collectively, ‘‘Neptun’’). 77 FR 11587 (Feb. 27, 2012). The complaint SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-511 and 731-TA-1246-1247 (Preliminary)]


Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From China And 
Taiwan

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines,\2\ 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 and Taiwan 
of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products, provided for in 
subheadings 8541.40.60 (statistical reporting numbers 8541.40.6020 and 
8541.40.6030) 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 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)).
    \2\ Commissioners Shara L. Aranoff and F. Scott Kieff are 
recused from these investigations.
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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 December 31, 2013, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by SolarWorld Industries America, Hillsboro, Oregon, alleging 
that an industry in the United States is materially injured or 
threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized 
imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China 
and LTFV imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products 
from China and Taiwan. Accordingly, effective December 31, 2013, the 
Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-511 
and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1246-1247 (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 January 8, 2014 (79 FR 1388). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on January 22, 2014, 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 February 26, 2014.\3\ 
The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4454 
(February 2014), entitled Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic 
Products from China and Taiwan, Inv. Nos. 701-TA-511 and 731-TA-1246-
1247 (Preliminary).
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    \3\ The Commission has the authority to toll statutory deadlines 
during a period when the government is closed. Because the 
Commission was closed on January 21, 2014 and February 13, 2014 due 
to inclement weather in Washington, DC, the statutory deadlines 
reflect the tolling of deadlines by two days.

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    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 26, 2014.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-04677 Filed 3-3-14; 8:45 am]
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