Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From China; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Duty Investigations, 56827-56828 [2014-22559]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 184 / Tuesday, September 23, 2014 / Notices DATES: Effective Date: September 5, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Keysha Martinez (202–205–2136), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter 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 (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this review may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On Friday, September 5, 2014, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (79 FR 31345, June 2, 2014) of the subject five-year review was adequate and that the respondent interested party group response was inadequate. The Commission did not find any other circumstances that would warrant conducting a full review.1 Accordingly, the Commission determined that it would conduct an expedited review pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Act. Staff report.—A staff report containing information concerning the subject matter of the review will be placed in the nonpublic record on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, and made available to persons on the Administrative Protective Order service list for this review. A public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.62(d)(4) of the Commission’s rules. Written submissions.—As provided in section 207.62(d) of the Commission’s rules, interested parties that are parties to the review and that have provided individually adequate responses to the notice of institution,2 and any party other than an interested party to the review may file written comments with 1 A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s Web site. 2 The Commission has found the responses submitted by processers America’s Catch Inc., Alabama Catfish Inc. dba Harvest Select Catfish, Inc., Heartland Catfish Co., Magnolia Processing, Inc. dba Pride of the Pond, Simmons Farm Raised Catfish, Inc., and Guidry’s Catfish Inc. to be individually adequate. Comments from other interested parties will not be accepted (see 19 CFR 207.62(d)(2)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 the Secretary on what determination the Commission should reach in the review. Comments are due on or before Monday, October 6, 2014, and may not contain new factual information. Any person that is neither a party to the five-year review nor an interested party may submit a brief written statement (which shall not contain any new factual information) pertinent to the review by Monday, October 6, 2014. However, should the Department of Commerce extend the time limit for its completion of the final results of its review, the deadline for comments (which may not contain new factual information) on Commerce’s final results is three business days after the issuance of Commerce’s results. If comments contain business proprietary information (BPI), they must conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. Please be aware that the Commission’s rules with respect to filing have been amended. The amendments took effect on July 25, 2014. See 79 FR 35920 (June 25, 2014) and the revised Commission’s Handbook on E-Filing, available on the Commission’s Web site at http:// edis.usitc.gov. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to the review must be served on all other parties to the review (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Authority: This review is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: September 18, 2014. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–22595 Filed 9–22–14; 8:45 am] 56827 The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–512 and 731–TA–1248 (Final) under sections 705(b) and 731(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 1673d(b)) (the Act) to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of subsidized and less-than-fairvalue imports from China of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod, provided for in subheadings 7213.91.30, 7213.91.45, 7213.91.60, 7213.99.00, 7227.20.00, and 7227.90.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.1 For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the investigations, hearing procedures, and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: September 8, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Esko (202–205–3002), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter 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 (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–512 and 731– TA–1248 (Final)] Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From China; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Duty Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 For purposes of these investigations, the Department of Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as ‘‘certain hot-rolled products of carbon steel and alloy steel, in coils, of approximately circular cross section, less than 19.00 mm in actual solid cross-sectional diameter. Specifically excluded are steel products possessing the above-noted physical characteristics and meeting the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) definitions for (a) stainless steel; (b) tool steel; (c) high nickel steel; (d) ball bearing steel; or (e) concrete reinforcing bars and rods. Also excluded are free cutting steel (also known as free machining steel) products (i.e., products that contain by weight one or more of the following elements: 0.1 percent or more of lead, 0.05 percent or more of bismuth, 0.08 percent or more of sulfur, more than 0.04 percent of phosphorus, more than 0.05 percent of selenium, or more than 0.01 percent of tellurium).’’ E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 56828 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 184 / Tuesday, September 23, 2014 / Notices Background.—The final phase of these investigations is being scheduled as a result of affirmative preliminary determinations by the Department of Commerce that certain benefits which constitute subsidies within the meaning of section 703 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b) are being provided to manufacturers, producers, or exporters in China of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod, and that such products are being sold in the United States at less than fair value within the meaning of section 733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigations were requested in a petition filed on January 31, 2014, by ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Chicago, Illinois; Charter Steel, Saukville, Wisconsin; Evraz Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado; Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., Tampa, Florida; Keystone Consolidated Industries, Inc., Dallas, Texas; and Nucor Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina. Participation in the investigations and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance during the preliminary phase of the investigations need not file an additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.—Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in the final phase of these investigations available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the investigations. A party granted access to BPI in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 Staff report.—The prehearing staff report in the final phase of these investigations will be placed in the nonpublic record on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.22 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the final phase of these investigations beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 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 Thursday, November 6, 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 (if needed) on Monday, November 10, 2014. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the Commission’s rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of the hearing. Written submissions.—Each party who is an interested party shall submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with the provisions of section 207.23 of the Commission’s rules; the deadline for filing is Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Parties may also file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as provided in section 207.24 of the Commission’s rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.25 of the Commission’s rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is Wednesday, November 19, 2014. In addition, any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the investigations may submit a written statement of information pertinent to the subject of the investigations, including statements of support or opposition to the petition, on or before Wednesday, November 19, 2014. On Monday, December 8, 2014, the Commission will make available to parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before Wednesday, December 10, 2014, but such final comments must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with section PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 207.30 of the Commission’s rules. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s Handbook on E-Filing, available on the Commission’s Web site at http://edis.usitc.gov, elaborates upon the Commission’s rules with respect to electronic filing. Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, each document filed by a party to the investigations must be served on all other parties to the investigations (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: September 18, 2014. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–22559 Filed 9–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–930] Certain Laser Abraded Denim Garments 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 August 18, 2014, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. § 1337, on behalf of RevoLaze, LLC of Westlake, Ohio and TechnoLines, LLC of Westlake, Ohio. A supplement to the complaint was filed on September 5, 2014. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 184 (Tuesday, September 23, 2014)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-512 and 731-TA-1248 (Final)]


Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From China; Scheduling of 
the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Duty 
Investigations

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the 
final phase of antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 
701-TA-512 and 731-TA-1248 (Final) under sections 705(b) and 731(b) of 
the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 1673d(b)) (the Act) to 
determine whether an industry in the United States is materially 
injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an 
industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of 
subsidized and less-than-fair-value imports from China of carbon and 
certain alloy steel wire rod, provided for in subheadings 7213.91.30, 
7213.91.45, 7213.91.60, 7213.99.00, 7227.20.00, and 7227.90.60 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.\1\
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    \1\ For purposes of these investigations, the Department of 
Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as ``certain hot-rolled 
products of carbon steel and alloy steel, in coils, of approximately 
circular cross section, less than 19.00 mm in actual solid cross-
sectional diameter. Specifically excluded are steel products 
possessing the above-noted physical characteristics and meeting the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) definitions 
for (a) stainless steel; (b) tool steel; (c) high nickel steel; (d) 
ball bearing steel; or (e) concrete reinforcing bars and rods. Also 
excluded are free cutting steel (also known as free machining steel) 
products (i.e., products that contain by weight one or more of the 
following elements: 0.1 percent or more of lead, 0.05 percent or 
more of bismuth, 0.08 percent or more of sulfur, more than 0.04 
percent of phosphorus, more than 0.05 percent of selenium, or more 
than 0.01 percent of tellurium).''
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    For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the 
investigations, hearing procedures, and rules of general application, 
consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, 
subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C 
(19 CFR part 207).

DATES: Effective Date: September 8, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Carolyn Esko (202-205-3002), Office 
of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street 
SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain 
information on this matter 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 (http://www.usitc.gov). The public record for these 
investigations may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

[[Page 56828]]

    Background.--The final phase of these investigations is being 
scheduled as a result of affirmative preliminary determinations by the 
Department of Commerce that certain benefits which constitute subsidies 
within the meaning of section 703 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b) are 
being provided to manufacturers, producers, or exporters in China of 
carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod, and that such products are 
being sold in the United States at less than fair value within the 
meaning of section 733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigations 
were requested in a petition filed on January 31, 2014, by 
ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Chicago, Illinois; Charter Steel, Saukville, 
Wisconsin; Evraz Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado; Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., 
Tampa, Florida; Keystone Consolidated Industries, Inc., Dallas, Texas; 
and Nucor Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Participation in the investigations and public service list.--
Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if 
the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these 
investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the 
Commission's rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date 
specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance 
during the preliminary phase of the investigations need not file an 
additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary 
will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses 
of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
investigations.
    Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under 
an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.--
Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the Secretary 
will make BPI gathered in the final phase of these investigations 
available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the 
investigations, provided that the application is made no later than 21 
days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized 
applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 
1677(9), who are parties to the investigations. A party granted access 
to BPI in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not reapply 
for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the 
Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Staff report.--The prehearing staff report in the final phase of 
these investigations will be placed in the nonpublic record on 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, and a public version will be issued 
thereafter, pursuant to section 207.22 of the Commission's rules.
    Hearing.--The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the 
final phase of these investigations beginning at 9:30 a.m. on 
Wednesday, November 12, 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 Thursday, 
November 6, 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 (if needed) on Monday, November 10, 2014. Oral 
testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing 
are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the 
Commission's rules. Parties must submit any request to present a 
portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business 
days prior to the date of the hearing.
    Written submissions.--Each party who is an interested party shall 
submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must 
conform with the provisions of section 207.23 of the Commission's 
rules; the deadline for filing is Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Parties 
may also file written testimony in connection with their presentation 
at the hearing, as provided in section 207.24 of the Commission's 
rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions 
of section 207.25 of the Commission's rules. The deadline for filing 
posthearing briefs is Wednesday, November 19, 2014. In addition, any 
person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the 
investigations may submit a written statement of information pertinent 
to the subject of the investigations, including statements of support 
or opposition to the petition, on or before Wednesday, November 19, 
2014. On Monday, December 8, 2014, the Commission will make available 
to parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to 
comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or 
before Wednesday, December 10, 2014, but such final comments must not 
contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with section 
207.30 of the Commission's rules. All written submissions must conform 
with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's rules; any 
submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of 
sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission's rules. The 
Commission's Handbook on E-Filing, available on the Commission's Web 
site at http://edis.usitc.gov, elaborates upon the Commission's rules 
with respect to electronic filing.
    Additional written submissions to the Commission, including 
requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission's rules, shall 
not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such 
submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request 
by a Commissioner or Commission staff.
    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission's 
rules, each document filed by a party to the investigations must be 
served on all other parties to the investigations (as identified by 
either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service 
must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for 
filing without a certificate of service.

    Authority: These investigations are being conducted under 
authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is 
published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: September 18, 2014.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-22559 Filed 9-22-14; 8:45 am]
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