Drill Pipe and Drill Collars From China, 75592-75593 [2014-29574]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 75592 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 243 / Thursday, December 18, 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 Mexico of sugar, 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 Friday, March 28, 2014, by the American Sugar Coalition and its members: American Sugar Cane League, Thibodaux, LA; American Sugarbeet Growers Association, Washington, DC; American Sugar Refining, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL; Florida Sugar Cane League, Washington, DC; Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company, Puunene, HI; Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers, Inc., Santa Rosa, TX; Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, Belle Glade, FL; and United States Beet Sugar Association, Washington, DC. 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Staff report.—The prehearing staff report in the final phase of these investigations will be placed in the nonpublic record on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 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 Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 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 Wednesday, March 11, 2015. 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 Friday, March 13, 2015, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. 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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: December 15, 2014. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–29648 Filed 12–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–474 and 731– TA–1176 (Final) (Remand)] Drill Pipe and Drill Collars From China Determination The United States International Trade Commission (Commission) hereby publishes notice of its final determinations pursuant to the remand ordered by the U.S. Court of International Trade (Court) in the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of drill pipe and drill collars from China. On the basis of the Court’s remand instructions and the E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 243 / Thursday, December 18, 2014 / Notices parties’ comments, and the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the Commission determined, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 1673d(b)), that an industry in the United States is neither materially injured nor threatened with material injury by reason of subject imports of drill pipe and drill collars from China, provided for in subheadings 7304.22, 7304.23, and 8431.43 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value.2 3 Background In February 2011, by a vote of 3 to 3, the Commission issued affirmative threat of injury determinations in the antidumping and countervailing duty determinations of drill pipe and drill collars from China.4 Chinese Respondent Downhole Pipe & Equipment, LP appealed the Commission’s determinations to the Court. On August 19, 2013, the Court remanded the Commission’s affirmative threat determinations. Downhole Pipe & Equipment, LP v. United States, Slip Op. 13–108 (Aug. 19, 2013). On December 11, 2013, by a vote of 3 to 2, the Commission issued negative remand determinations in the above-captioned proceedings. On November 10, 2014, the Court issued an opinion affirming the Commission’s negative determinations on remand. Downhole Pipe & Equipment, LP v. United States, Slip Op. 14–130 (Nov. 10, 2014). Issued: December 12, 2014. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–29574 Filed 12–17–14; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 Irving A. Williamson and Dean A. Pinkert dissented, finding that an industry in the United States is threatened with material injury by reason of the subject imports. 3 Commissioner F. Scott Kieff did not participate in the remand proceedings. 4 Commissioners Williamson, Pinkert and Charlotte R. Lane voted in the affirmative. Chairman Deanna Tanner Okun and Commissioners Pearson and Shara L. Aranoff dissented. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Dec 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 Employment and Training Administration [Funding Opportunity Number: FOA–ETA– 15–01] Notice of Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity Announcement for the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe and Job ChalleNGe Program Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 243 (Thursday, December 18, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75592-75593]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-29574]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-474 and 731-TA-1176 (Final) (Remand)]


Drill Pipe and Drill Collars From China

Determination

    The United States International Trade Commission (Commission) 
hereby publishes notice of its final determinations pursuant to the 
remand ordered by the U.S. Court of International Trade (Court) in the 
antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of drill pipe and 
drill collars from China. On the basis of the Court's remand 
instructions and the

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parties' comments, and the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the Commission determined, pursuant to sections 705(b) 
and 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 1673d(b)), 
that an industry in the United States is neither materially injured nor 
threatened with material injury by reason of subject imports of drill 
pipe and drill collars from China, provided for in subheadings 7304.22, 
7304.23, and 8431.43 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States, that are subsidized and sold in the United States at less than 
fair value.2 3
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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 Irving A. Williamson and Dean A. Pinkert 
dissented, finding that an industry in the United States is 
threatened with material injury by reason of the subject imports.
    \3\ Commissioner F. Scott Kieff did not participate in the 
remand proceedings.
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Background

    In February 2011, by a vote of 3 to 3, the Commission issued 
affirmative threat of injury determinations in the antidumping and 
countervailing duty determinations of drill pipe and drill collars from 
China.\4\ Chinese Respondent Downhole Pipe & Equipment, LP appealed the 
Commission's determinations to the Court. On August 19, 2013, the Court 
remanded the Commission's affirmative threat determinations. Downhole 
Pipe & Equipment, LP v. United States, Slip Op. 13-108 (Aug. 19, 2013). 
On December 11, 2013, by a vote of 3 to 2, the Commission issued 
negative remand determinations in the above-captioned proceedings. On 
November 10, 2014, the Court issued an opinion affirming the 
Commission's negative determinations on remand. Downhole Pipe & 
Equipment, LP v. United States, Slip Op. 14-130 (Nov. 10, 2014).
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    \4\ Commissioners Williamson, Pinkert and Charlotte R. Lane 
voted in the affirmative. Chairman Deanna Tanner Okun and 
Commissioners Pearson and Shara L. Aranoff dissented.

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     Issued: December 12, 2014.

    By order of the Commission.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-29574 Filed 12-17-14; 8:45 am]
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