Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale From China, 62465 [2014-24650]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices Background INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–523 and 731– TA–1259 (Preliminary)] Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale 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 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 boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale (‘‘boltless steel shelving’’), provided for in subheadings 9403.10.00 and 9403.20.00 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD 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. 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR § 207.2(f)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On August 26, 2014, petitions were filed with the Commission and Commerce by Edsal Manufacturing Co., Inc., Chicago, Illinois, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of boltless steel shelving from China. Accordingly, effective August 26, 2014, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–523 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1259 (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 September 2, 2014 (79 FR 52040). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on September 16, 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 October 10, 2014. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4495 (October 2014), entitled Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale from China. By order of the Commission. Issued: October 10, 2014. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–24650 Filed 10–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–884] Certain Consumer Electronics With Display and Processing Capabilities; Commission Determination Not to Review an Initial Determination Granting Intervenor Status to Google, Inc. U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 6) granting Google Inc.’s (‘‘Google’’) motion to intervene in the above-captioned investigation. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 62465 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Megan M. Valentine, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2301. 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 this investigation on August 21, 2014, based on a Complaint filed by Enterprise Systems Technologies S.a.r.l. of Luxembourg (‘‘Enterprise’’). 79 FR 49537–38 (Aug. 21, 2014). The Complaint alleges 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 communications or computing devices and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,870,610 (‘‘the ’610 patent’’); 6,594,366; 6,691,302 (‘‘the ’302 patent’’); and 7,454,201 (‘‘the ’201 patent’’). The Complaint further alleges the existence of a domestic industry. The Commission’s Notice of Investigation named several respondents, including HTC Corporation of Taoyuan, Taiwan and HTC America, Inc. of Bellevue, Washington (collectively ‘‘HTC’’); LG Electronics, Inc. of Seoul, Republic of Korea, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. of San Diego, California (collectively ‘‘LG’’); and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd of Seoul, Republic of Korea, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, and Samsung Telecommunications America, L.L.C. of Richardson, Texas (collectively ‘‘Samsung’’). The Office of Unfair Import Investigations was also named as a party to the investigation. On August 28, 2014, Google moved to intervene in the investigation with respect to the ’302, ’610, and ’201 E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 201 (Friday, October 17, 2014)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-523 and 731-TA-1259 (Preliminary)]


Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged for Sale 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 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 
boltless steel shelving units prepackaged for sale (``boltless steel 
shelving''), provided for in subheadings 9403.10.00 and 9403.20.00 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 Sec.  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 August 26, 2014, petitions were filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Edsal Manufacturing Co., Inc., Chicago, Illinois, alleging 
that an industry in the United States is materially injured or 
threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized 
imports of boltless steel shelving from China. Accordingly, effective 
August 26, 2014, the Commission instituted countervailing duty 
investigation No. 701-TA-523 and antidumping duty investigation No. 
731-TA-1259 (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 September 2, 2014 (79 FR 52040). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on September 16, 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 October 10, 2014. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4495 
(October 2014), entitled Boltless Steel Shelving Units Prepackaged 
for Sale from China.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: October 10, 2014.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-24650 Filed 10-16-14; 8:45 am]
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