Silicomanganese From Australia, 21590-21591 [2016-08268]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 21590 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 70 / Tuesday, April 12, 2016 / Notices (USITC) at USITC.2 The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at EDIS.3 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 has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to section 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Rovi Corporation and Rovi Guides, Inc. on April 6, 2016. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (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 certain digital video receivers and hardware and software components thereof. The complaint names as respondents: Comcast Corporation, Philadelphia, PA; Comcast Cable Communications, LLC, Philadelphia, PA; Comcast Cable Communications Management, LLC, Philadelphia, PA; Comcast Business Communications, LLC, Philadelphia, PA; Comcast Holdings Corporation, Philadelphia, PA; Comcast Shared Services, LLC, Chicago, IL; Humax Co., Ltd., South Korea; Humax USA, Inc., Irvine, CA; Technicolor SA, France; Technicolor USA, Inc., Indianapolis, IN; Technicolor Connected Home USA LLC, Indianapolis, IN; Pace Ltd., England; Pace Americas, LLC, Boca Raton, FL; Arris International plc, Suwanee, GA; Arris Group Inc., Suwanee, GA; Arris Technology, Inc., Horsham, PA; Arris Enterprises Inc., Suwanee, GA; and Arris Solutions, Inc., Suwanee, GA. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order, cease and desist orders, and impose a bond upon respondents’ alleged infringing articles during the 60day Presidential review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments, not to exceed five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments, on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or section 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive States International Trade Commission (USITC): http://edis.usitc.gov. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): http://edis.usitc.gov. conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to section 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 3135’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic Filing Procedures).4 Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such 2 United VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Apr 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 4 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/ rules/handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.5 This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Dated: April 7, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–08356 Filed 4–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1269 (Final)] Silicomanganese From Australia Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that an industry in the United States is not materially injured or threatened with material injury, and the establishment of an industry in the United States is not materially retarded, by reason of imports of silicomanganese from Australia, provided for in subheading 7202.30.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’). Background The Commission, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted this investigation effective February 19, 2015, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by Felman Production LLC, Letart, West Virginia. The Commission scheduled the final phase of the investigation following notification of a preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of silicomanganese from Australia were being sold at LTFV within the meaning of section 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 5 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): http://edis.usitc.gov. 1 The record is defined in section 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 70 / Tuesday, April 12, 2016 / Notices 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigation and of a public hearing 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 October 21, 2015 (80 FR 63833). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on February 11, 2016, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made this determination pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determination in this investigation on April 6, 2016. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4600 (April 2016), entitled Silicomanganese from Australia: Investigation No. 731–TA–1269 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: April 6, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–08268 Filed 4–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–557] Aluminum: Competitive Conditions Affecting the U.S. Industry Institution of Investigation and Scheduling of Hearing United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice of investigation and scheduling of a public hearing. AGENCY: Following receipt of a request dated February 24, 2016 from the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means (Committee) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted investigation No. 332–557: Aluminum: Competitive Conditions Affecting the U.S. Industry. DATES: September 5, 2016: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing. September 12, 2016: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements. September 29, 2016: Public hearing. October 7, 2016: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and submissions. February 21, 2017: Deadline for filing all other written statements. June 26, 2017: Transmittal of Commission report to the Committee. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Apr 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov/edis3-internal/ app. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Karl Tsuji (202–205–3434 or karl.tsuji@usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of these investigations, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). 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. Background: As requested by the Committee, the investigation will cover unwrought (e.g., primary and secondary) and wrought (e.g., semifinished) aluminum products. The Commission’s report will provide, to the extent that information is available: • An overview of the aluminum industry in the United States and other major global producing and exporting countries, including production, production capacity, capacity utilization, employment, wages, inventories, supply chains, domestic demand, and exports; • Information on recent trade trends and developments in the global market for aluminum, including U.S. and other major foreign producer imports and exports, and trade flows through third countries for further processing and subsequent exports; • A comparison of the competitive strengths and weaknesses of aluminum production and exports in the United States and other major producing and exporting countries, including such factors as producer revenue and production costs, industry structure, input prices and availability, energy PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21591 costs and sources, production technology, product innovation, exchange rates, and pricing, as well as government policies and programs that directly or indirectly affect aluminum production and exporting in these countries; • In countries where unwrought aluminum capacity has significantly increased, identify factors driving those capacity and related production changes; and • A qualitative and, to the extent possible, quantitative assessment of the impact of government policies and programs in major foreign aluminum producing and exporting countries on their aluminum production, exports, consumption, and domestic prices, as well as on the U.S. aluminum industry and on aluminum markets worldwide. As requested, the report will focus primarily on the 2011–2015 time period, but examine longer term trends since 2001 when appropriate. The Committee asked that the Commission transmit its report not later than 16 months after receipt of the request, and the Commission will transmit its report by June 26, 2017. The Committee also stated that it intends to make the Commission’s report available to the public in its entirety and asked that the report not include any confidential business information. Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with this investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on September 29, 2016. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary, no later than 5:15 p.m., September 5, 2016 in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Submissions’’ section below. All prehearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., September 12, 2016; and all post-hearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., October 7, 2016. In the event that, as of the close of business on September 5, 2016, no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. Any person interested in attending the hearing as an observer or nonparticipant should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000 after September 5, 2016, for information concerning whether the hearing will be held. Written Submissions: In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, interested parties are invited to file written submissions concerning this investigation. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, and should be received not later than E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 70 (Tuesday, April 12, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21590-21591]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-08268]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 731-TA-1269 (Final)]


Silicomanganese From Australia

Determination

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigation, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that an industry in the United States is not materially injured 
or threatened with material injury, and the establishment of an 
industry in the United States is not materially retarded, by reason of 
imports of silicomanganese from Australia, provided for in subheading 
7202.30.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that 
have been found by the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be sold 
in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV'').
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    \1\ The record is defined in section 207.2(f) of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
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Background

    The Commission, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 
1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted this investigation effective 
February 19, 2015, following receipt of a petition filed with the 
Commission and Commerce by Felman Production LLC, Letart, West 
Virginia. The Commission scheduled the final phase of the investigation 
following notification of a preliminary determination by Commerce that 
imports of silicomanganese from Australia were being sold at LTFV 
within the meaning of section 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C.

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1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the 
Commission's investigation and of a public hearing 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 
October 21, 2015 (80 FR 63833). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, 
on February 11, 2016, and all persons who requested the opportunity 
were permitted to appear in person or by counsel.
    The Commission made this determination pursuant to section 735(b) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed 
its determination in this investigation on April 6, 2016. The views of 
the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4600 (April 2016), 
entitled Silicomanganese from Australia: Investigation No. 731-TA-1269 
(Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: April 6, 2016.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-08268 Filed 4-11-16; 8:45 am]
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