Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 21709 [2015-09030]

Download as PDF 21709 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 75 / Monday, April 20, 2015 / Notices 78–01, molecular formula C3H6N6).6 Melamine is a crystalline powder or granule typically (but not exclusively) used to manufacture melamine formaldehyde resins. All melamine is covered by the scope of this investigation irrespective of purity, particle size, or physical form. Melamine that has been blended with other products is included within this scope when such blends include constituent parts that have been intermingled, but that have not been chemically reacted with each other to produce a different product. For such blends, only the melamine component of the mixture is covered by the scope of this investigation. Melamine that is otherwise subject to this investigation is not excluded when commingled with melamine from sources not subject to this investigation. Only the subject component of such commingled products is covered by the scope of this investigation. The subject merchandise is provided for in subheading 2933.61.0000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading and CAS registry number are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope is dispositive. Appendix 2 List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Issues and Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Alignment 4. Scope Comments 5. Scope of the Investigation 6. Injury Test 7. Subsidies Valuation 8. Unequityworthiness and Uncreditworthiness 9. Analysis of Programs 10. ITC Notification 11. Disclosure and Public Comment 12. Verification 13. Conclusion [FR Doc. 2015–09003 Filed 4–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an InQuota Rate of Duty Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: April 20, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (the Act) requires the Department of Commerce (the Department) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish quarterly updates to the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide the Department’s quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the AGENCY: periods October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, information on subsidies, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. The Department will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. The Department encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. Dated: April 13, 2015. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty Gross 1 subsidy ($/lb) Net 2 subsidy ($/lb) Country Program(s) 28 European Union Member States 3 ...................... Canada ..................................................................... Norway ...................................................................... European Union Restitution Payments .................... Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese ...... Indirect (Milk) Subsidy .............................................. Consumer Subsidy Total .......................................... $0.00 0.40 0.00 0.00 $0.00 0.40 0.00 0.00 Switzerland ............................................................... Total .......................................................................... 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 75 (Monday, April 20, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-09030]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration 
Department of Commerce.

DATES: Effective Date: April 20, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3692.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 
1979 (as amended) (the Act) requires the Department of Commerce (the 
Department) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with 
respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty, 
as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish quarterly 
updates to the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide 
the Department's quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese 
that were imported during the periods October 1, 2014 through December 
31, 2014.
    The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, information on subsidies, as defined in section 702(h) of 
the Act, being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign 
governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty. 
The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or 
programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which 
information is currently available. The Department will incorporate 
additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and 
additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the 
information is developed.
    The Department encourages any person having information on foreign 
government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to 
an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the 
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 
of the Act.

    Dated: April 13, 2015.
Paul Piquado,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

 
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                                                                                  Gross \1\      Net \2\ subsidy
                   Country                              Program(s)             subsidy  ($/lb)       ($/lb)
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28 European Union Member States \3\.........  European Union Restitution                 $0.00             $0.00
                                               Payments.
Canada......................................  Export Assistance on Certain                0.40              0.40
                                               Types of Cheese.
Norway......................................  Indirect (Milk) Subsidy.......              0.00              0.00
                                              Consumer Subsidy Total........              0.00              0.00
                                                                             -----------------------------------
                                              Total.........................              0.00              0.00
Switzerland.................................  Deficiency Payments...........              0.00              0.00
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\1\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).
\2\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
\3\ The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic,
  Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg,
  Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

[FR Doc. 2015-09030 Filed 4-17-15; 8:45 am]
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