1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) From China; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigation, 12523-12524 [2016-05245]

Download as PDF Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 46 / Wednesday, March 9, 2016 / Notices 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 and the Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures require that interested parties file documents electronically on or before the filing deadline and submit eight (8) true paper copies by 12:00 p.m. eastern time on the next business day. In the event that confidential treatment of a document is requested, interested parties must file, at the same time as the eight paper copies, at least four (4) additional true paper copies in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the paragraph below for further information regarding confidential business information). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Office of the Secretary, Docket Services Division (202–205– 1802). 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[FR Doc. 2016–05225 Filed 3–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1313 (Preliminary)] 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R–134a) From China; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigation United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1313 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that 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 imports of 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R– 134a) from China, provided for in subheading 2903.39.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by April 18, 2016. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12523 business days thereafter, or by April 25, 2016. DATES: Effective Date: March 3, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sherman (202–205–3289), 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 investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—This investigation is being instituted, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)), in response to a petition filed on March 3, 2016, by the American HFC Coalition and its individual members (Amtrol, Inc., West Warwick, Rhode Island; Arkema, Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; The Chemours Company FC LLC, Wilmington, Delaware; Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, New Jersey; Hudson Technologies, Pearl River, New York; Mexichem Fluor Inc., St. Gabriel, Louisiana; and Worthington Industries, Inc., Columbus, Ohio) and District Lodge 154 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. For further information concerning the conduct of this investigation and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). Participation in the investigation and public service list.—Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigation as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. 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 duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1 Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 12524 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 46 / Wednesday, March 9, 2016 / Notices or their representatives, who are parties to this investigation upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. 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 this investigation available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the investigation under the APO issued in the investigation, provided that the application is made not later than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Conference.—The Commission’s Director of Investigations has scheduled a conference in connection with this investigation for 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. Requests to appear at the conference should be emailed to William.bishop@usitc.gov and Sharon.bellamy@usitc.gov (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Parties in support of the imposition of antidumping duties in this investigation and parties in opposition to the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the conference. Written submissions.—As provided in sections 201.8 and 207.15 of the Commission’s rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or before March 29, 2016, a written brief containing information and arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigation. Parties may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the conference. 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. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to the investigation must VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:08 Mar 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 be served on all other parties to the investigation (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 investigation is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: March 4, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–05245 Filed 3–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–16–007] Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission TIME AND DATE: March 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000 STATUS: Open to the public MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Vote in Inv. Nos. 701–TA–556 and 731–TA–1311 (Preliminary) (Truck and Bus Tires from China). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determinations on March 14, 2016; views of the Commission are currently scheduled to be completed and filed on March 21, 2016. 5. Vote in Inv. No. 731–TA–1269 (Final) (Silicomanganese from Australia). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determination and views of the Commission on March 23, 2016. 6. Outstanding action jackets: None. In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: Issued: March 1, 2016. By order of the Commission. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–05356 Filed 3–7–16; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Specialty Vehicle Institute of America Notice is hereby given that, on February 5, 2016, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Specialty Vehicle Institute of America (‘‘SVIA’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Arctic Cat Inc., Thief River Falls, MN; BRP, Inc., Valcourt, QUEBEC; American Honda Motor Corp., Torrance, CA; Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., Irvine, CA; KYMCO USA, Spartanburg, SC; Polaris Industries Inc., Medina, MN; Textron Inc., Providence, RI; and Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., Cypress, CA, have been added as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and SVIA intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On October 14, 2005, SVIA filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on November 25, 2005 (70 FR 71172). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 731-TA-1313 (Preliminary)]


1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) From China; Institution of 
Antidumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase 
Investigation

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an 
investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty 
investigation No. 731-TA-1313 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act 
of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable 
indication that 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 imports of 
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) from China, provided for in 
subheading 2903.39.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than 
fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for 
initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in 
antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by April 
18, 2016. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within 
five business days thereafter, or by April 25, 2016.

DATES: Effective Date: March 3, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Sherman (202-205-3289), 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 this investigation may be 
viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background.--This investigation is being instituted, pursuant to 
section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)), in 
response to a petition filed on March 3, 2016, by the American HFC 
Coalition and its individual members (Amtrol, Inc., West Warwick, Rhode 
Island; Arkema, Inc., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; The Chemours 
Company FC LLC, Wilmington, Delaware; Honeywell International Inc., 
Morristown, New Jersey; Hudson Technologies, Pearl River, New York; 
Mexichem Fluor Inc., St. Gabriel, Louisiana; and Worthington 
Industries, Inc., Columbus, Ohio) and District Lodge 154 of the 
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
    For further information concerning the conduct of this 
investigation and rules of general application, consult the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and 
B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207).
    Participation in the investigation and public service list.--
Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the 
investigation as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 
of the Commission's rules, not later than seven days after publication 
of this notice in the Federal Register. 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 duty investigations. The Secretary 
will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses 
of all persons,

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or their representatives, who are parties to this investigation upon 
the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance.
    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 this investigation available to authorized 
applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 
1677(9)) who are parties to the investigation under the APO issued in 
the investigation, provided that the application is made not later than 
seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary 
for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Conference.--The Commission's Director of Investigations has 
scheduled a conference in connection with this investigation for 9:30 
a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the U.S. International Trade 
Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. Requests to 
appear at the conference should be emailed to William.bishop@usitc.gov 
and Sharon.bellamy@usitc.gov (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Parties in support of the imposition of 
antidumping duties in this investigation and parties in opposition to 
the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one 
hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A 
nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission's deliberations 
may request permission to present a short statement at the conference.
    Written submissions.--As provided in sections 201.8 and 207.15 of 
the Commission's rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or 
before March 29, 2016, a written brief containing information and 
arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigation. Parties 
may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the 
conference. 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.
    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each 
document filed by a party to the investigation must be served on all 
other parties to the investigation (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 investigation is being conducted under 
authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is 
published pursuant to section 207.12 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 4, 2016.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-05245 Filed 3-8-16; 8:45 am]
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