University of Pittsburgh, et al.; Notice of Decision on Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 49949-49950 [2016-18016]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 146 / Friday, July 29, 2016 / Notices scope of the investigation if performed in the country of manufacture of the cold-rolled steel. All products that meet the written physical description, and in which the chemistry quantities do not exceed any one of the noted element levels listed above, are within the scope of this investigation unless specifically excluded. The following products are outside of and/or specifically excluded from the scope of this investigation: • Ball bearing steels; 16 • Tool steels; 17 • Silico-manganese steel; 18 • Grain-oriented electrical steels (GOES) as defined in the final determination of the U.S. Department of Commerce in Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From Germany, Japan, and Poland.19 • Non-Oriented Electrical Steels (NOES), as defined in the antidumping orders issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce in NonOriented Electrical Steel From the People’s Republic of China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan.20 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 16 Ball bearing steels are defined as steels which contain, in addition to iron, each of the following elements by weight in the amount specified: (i) Not less than 0.95 nor more than 1.13 percent of carbon; (ii) not less than 0.22 nor more than 0.48 percent of manganese; (iii) none, or not more than 0.03 percent of sulfur; (iv) none, or not more than 0.03 percent of phosphorus; (v) not less than 0.18 nor more than 0.37 percent of silicon; (vi) not less than 1.25 nor more than 1.65 percent of chromium; (vii) none, or not more than 0.28 percent of nickel; (viii) none, or not more than 0.38 percent of copper; and (ix) none, or not more than 0.09 percent of molybdenum. 17 Tool steels are defined as steels which contain the following combinations of elements in the quantity by weight respectively indicated: (i) More than 1.2 percent carbon and more than 10.5 percent chromium; or (ii) not less than 0.3 percent carbon and 1.25 percent or more but less than 10.5 percent chromium; or (iii) not less than 0.85 percent carbon and 1 percent to 1.8 percent, inclusive, manganese; or (iv) 0.9 percent to 1.2 percent, inclusive, chromium and 0.9 percent to 1.4 percent, inclusive, molybdenum; or (v) not less than 0.5 percent carbon and not less than 3.5 percent molybdenum; or (vi) not less than 0.5 percent carbon and not less than 5.5 percent tungsten. 18 Silico-manganese steel is defined as steels containing by weight: (i) Not more than 0.7 percent of carbon; (ii) 0.5 percent or more but not more than 1.9 percent of manganese, and (iii) 0.6 percent or more but not more than 2.3 percent of silicon. 19 See Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From Germany, Japan, and Poland: Final Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Certain Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, 79 Fed. Reg. 42501, 42503 (Dep’t of Commerce, July 22, 2014). This determination defines grain-oriented electrical steel as ‘‘a flatrolled alloy steel product containing by weight at least 0.6 percent but not more than 6 percent of silicon, not more than 0.08 percent of carbon, not more than 1.0 percent of aluminum, and no other element in an amount that would give the steel the characteristics of another alloy steel, in coils or in straight lengths.’’ 20 See Non-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People’s Republic of China, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan: Antidumping Duty Orders, 79 FR 71741, 71741–42 (Dep’t of Commerce, Dec. 3, 2014). The orders define NOES as ‘‘cold-rolled, flat-rolled, alloy steel products, whether or not in coils, regardless of width, having an actual thickness of 0.20 mm or more, in which the core loss is substantially equal VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Jul 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 The products subject to this investigation are currently classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under item numbers: 7209.15.0000, 7209.16.0030, 7209.16.0060, 7209.16.0070, 7209.16.0091, 7209.17.0030, 7209.17.0060, 7209.17.0070, 7209.17.0091, 7209.18.1530, 7209.18.1560, 7209.18.2510, 7209.18.2520, 7209.18.2580, 7209.18.6020, 7209.18.6090, 7209.25.0000, 7209.26.0000, 7209.27.0000, 7209.28.0000, 7209.90.0000, 7210.70.3000, 7211.23.1500, 7211.23.2000, 7211.23.3000, 7211.23.4500, 7211.23.6030, 7211.23.6060, 7211.23.6090, 7211.29.2030, 7211.29.2090, 7211.29.4500, 7211.29.6030, 7211.29.6080, 7211.90.0000, 7212.40.1000, 7212.40.5000, 7225.50.6000, 7225.50.8080, 7225.99.0090, 7226.92.5000, 7226.92.7050, and 7226.92.8050. The products subject to the investigation may also enter under the following HTSUS numbers: 7210.90.9000, 7212.50.0000, 7215.10.0010, 7215.10.0080, 7215.50.0016, 7215.50.0018, 7215.50.0020, 7215.50.0061, 7215.50.0063, 7215.50.0065, 7215.50.0090, 7215.90.5000, 7217.10.1000, 7217.10.2000, 7217.10.3000, 7217.10.7000, 7217.90.1000, 7217.90.5030, 7217.90.5060, 7217.90.5090, 7225.19.0000, 7226.19.1000, 7226.19.9000, 7226.99.0180, 7228.50.5015, 7228.50.5040, 7228.50.5070, 7228.60.8000, and 7229.90.1000. The HTSUS subheadings above are provided for convenience and U.S. Customs purposes only. The written description of the scope of the investigation is dispositive. Appendix II—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Period of Investigation 4. Margin Calculations 5. Comparisons to Fair Value 6. List of Comments 7. Discussion of Comments Comment 1: Duty Drawback Comment 2: Affiliated Party Sales Comment 3: Inventory Carrying Costs Comment 4: Credit Revenue Comment 5: Model Match Comment 6: Whether to Exclude Work-InProcess Quantities from CSN LLC’s PerUnit Cost Calculations Comment 7: Calculation of CSN LLC’s G&A Expense Ratio Comment 8: Whether to Use a Consolidated or Non-Consolidated Financial Expense Ratio Comment 9: Financial Expense Ratio to be applied to Further Manufacturing Costs in any direction of magnetization in the plane of the material. The term ‘substantially equal’ means that the cross grain direction of core loss is no more than 1.5 times the straight grain direction (i.e., the rolling direction) of core loss. NOES has a magnetic permeability that does not exceed 1.65 Tesla when tested at a field of 800 A/m (equivalent to 10 Oersteds) along (i.e., parallel to) the rolling direction of the sheet (i.e., B800 value). NOES contains by weight more than 1.00 percent of silicon but less than 3.5 percent of silicon, not more than 0.08 percent of carbon, and not more than 1.5 percent of aluminum. NOES has a surface oxide coating, to which an insulation coating may be applied.’’ PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49949 Comment 10: The Market Value for Affiliated Energy Inputs Comment 11: The Market Value for Affiliated Rail Freight Inputs Comment 12: The Market Value for Affiliated Port Management Services Comment 13: Whether to Include Certain Expenses Recorded Directly to Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) Comment 14: Calculation of CSN’s G&A Expense Ratio 8. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2016–17951 Filed 7–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration University of Pittsburgh, et al.; Notice of Decision on Application for DutyFree Entry of Scientific Instruments This is a decision pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106–36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. Docket Number: 15–044. Applicant: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Instrument: Scios Dual Beam Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: Scios, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 81 FR 11517, March 4, 2016. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. We know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instruments described below, for such purposes as this is intended to be used, that was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order. Reasons: The instrument will be used to reveal the surface and sub-surface microstructure metrics of structural materials such as steels, Ni-based superalloys, Al-, Ti-, Mn-base and other specialty alloys, functional materials based on ceramic, metal and semiconducting thin films, particulates and composites. Docket Number: 15–049. Applicant: University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 20742. Instrument: Laser lithography system Photonic Professional GT and accessories. Manufacturer: Nanoscribe GmbH, Hermon Von Hermholtz Platz 1, Germany. Intended Use: See notice at 81 FR 11517, March 4, 2016. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. We know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instruments described below, for such purposes as this is intended to be used, E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 49950 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 146 / Friday, July 29, 2016 / Notices that was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order. Reasons: The fundamental capabilities of the instrument target the nanoscale fabrication of complex 3-dimensional polymer components and systems. The instrument will be used for the characterization and optimization of fabrication resolution and precision for specific applications and device and system level characterization of components manufactured using the nanoscribe tool. It will be used to perform research into the nanoscale patterning of photoactive polymer materials, including epoxy-based photoresists. Unique features of this instrument include two photon polymerization of various UV-curable photoresists, two photon exposure of common positive tone photoresists, and the highest resolution available for a 3D printer. Docket Number: 15–055. Applicant: Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Instrument: Opitcal Floating Zone Furnace. Manufacturer: Crystal Systems Cooperation, Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 81 FR 32724, May 24, 2016. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. We know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instruments described below, for such purposes as this is intended to be used, that was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order. Reasons: The instrument will be used to grow high quality bulk single crystals of a variety of complex quantum materials including multiferroics, ferroelectrics and low-symmetry magnets. Research projects will include the duality between FR and PUA states in hexagonal manganites, the duality between Ising triangular antiferromagnetism and improper ferroelectricity in hexagonal systems, the domains and domain walls in other polar or chiral magnets, the domains and domain walls in new hybrid improper ferroelectrics, the domains and domain walls in metastable phases at the phase boundaries, and magnetic skyrmion in non-centrosymmetric magnets. The instrument is equipped with 5 high power (1000 W in total) continuous wavelength laser diodes as a heating source. Five lasers ensure temperature homogeneity along the azimuthal direction around the crystal rod to be greater than 95%. The maximum temperature gradient along the growth direction is greater than 150 degrees Celsius/mm. Crystal growth can go from extremely stable and slow growth to very rapid quenching mode, 0.01 to 300 mm/h. This enables the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Jul 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 growth of incongruently melting and highly evaporating materials. Docket Number: 15–058. Applicant: UChicago Argonne, Lemont, IL 60439– 4873. Instrument: IEX ARPES CryoManipulator. Manufacturer: Omnivac, Hansjoerg Ruppender, Germany. Intended Use: See notice at 81 FR 32724–25, May 24, 2016. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. We know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instruments described below, for such purposes as this is intended to be used, that was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order. Reasons: The instrument will be used to cool and position single crystal and thin film samples in an angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) chamber. ARPES is used to map the electronic band structure of material. Samples include high-temperature superconductors, graphene, and other low dimensional materials, metals and complex oxides. The instrument’s unique features include ultra-high vacuum compatible, six-axes of motion with a specified range x: +/¥10mm, 1mm, +/¥0.05mm, y: +/¥10mm, 1mm, +/ ¥0.05mm, z: 300mm, 1mm, +/¥0.05mm, polar rotation: 360 degrees, 0.005 degrees, 0.0001 degrees, flip rotation: ¥15/+60 degrees, .1 degree, 0.05 degrees, azimuthal rotation: +/¥90 degrees, .1 degree, 0.05 degrees, a low base temperature of 5.5K and high vibrational stability (motion at the sample <500 nm). Dated: July 22, 2016. Gregory W. Campbell, Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–18016 Filed 7–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–821–822] Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Russian Federation: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, in Part Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) determines that coldrolled steel flat products (‘‘cold-rolled steel’’) from the Russian Federation (‘‘Russia’’) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 value (‘‘LTFV’’). The period of investigation (‘‘POI’’) is July 31, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The final dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the ‘‘Final Determination’’ section of this notice. DATES: Effective July 29, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurel LaCivita, Eve Wang or Alex Rosen, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4243, (202) 482–6231 or (202) 482– 7814, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On March 8, 2016, the Department published the Preliminary Determination of this antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) investigation and invited parties to comment.1 As provided in section 782(i) of the Act, in April and May 2016, the Department verified the sales and cost data reported by Severstal Export GmbH and PAO Severstal (collectively ‘‘Severstal’’) and Novex Trading (Swiss) SA and Novolipetsk Steel OJSC (collectively ‘‘NLMK’’), the two mandatory respondents in this investigation. In June 2016, ArcelorMittal USA LLC (‘‘ArcelorMittal’’), on behalf of Petitioners,2 Severstal, and NLMK submitted case briefs and rebuttal briefs. For a complete discussion of the events that occurred since the Preliminary Determination, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.3 Scope of the Investigation The products covered by this investigation are cold-rolled steel from the Russian Federation. For a complete description of the scope of this investigation, see the ‘‘Scope of the Investigation,’’ in Attachment II of this notice. 1 See Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Russian Federation: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances, and Postponement of Final Determination, 81 FR 12072 (March 8, 2016) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). 2 Petitioners are AK Steel Corporation, ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Nucor Corporation, Steel Dynamics, Inc., and United States Steel Corporation. 3 See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Flat Products from the Russian Federation,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum’’). 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


University of Pittsburgh, et al.; Notice of Decision on 
Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

    This is a decision pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, 
Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-
651, as amended by Pub. L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). 
Related records can be viewed between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in Room 
3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC.
    Docket Number: 15-044. Applicant: University of Pittsburgh, 
Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Instrument: Scios Dual Beam Field Emission 
Scanning Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: Scios, Czech Republic. 
Intended Use: See notice at 81 FR 11517, March 4, 2016. Comments: None 
received. Decision: Approved. We know of no instruments of equivalent 
scientific value to the foreign instruments described below, for such 
purposes as this is intended to be used, that was being manufactured in 
the United States at the time of order. Reasons: The instrument will be 
used to reveal the surface and sub-surface microstructure metrics of 
structural materials such as steels, Ni-based superalloys, Al-, Ti-, 
Mn-base and other specialty alloys, functional materials based on 
ceramic, metal and semiconducting thin films, particulates and 
composites.
    Docket Number: 15-049. Applicant: University of Maryland College 
Park, College Park, MD 20742. Instrument: Laser lithography system 
Photonic Professional GT and accessories. Manufacturer: Nanoscribe 
GmbH, Hermon Von Hermholtz Platz 1, Germany. Intended Use: See notice 
at 81 FR 11517, March 4, 2016. Comments: None received. Decision: 
Approved. We know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to 
the foreign instruments described below, for such purposes as this is 
intended to be used,

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that was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order. 
Reasons: The fundamental capabilities of the instrument target the 
nanoscale fabrication of complex 3-dimensional polymer components and 
systems. The instrument will be used for the characterization and 
optimization of fabrication resolution and precision for specific 
applications and device and system level characterization of components 
manufactured using the nanoscribe tool. It will be used to perform 
research into the nanoscale patterning of photoactive polymer 
materials, including epoxy-based photoresists. Unique features of this 
instrument include two photon polymerization of various UV-curable 
photoresists, two photon exposure of common positive tone photoresists, 
and the highest resolution available for a 3D printer.
    Docket Number: 15-055. Applicant: Rutgers University, Piscataway, 
NJ 08854. Instrument: Opitcal Floating Zone Furnace. Manufacturer: 
Crystal Systems Cooperation, Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 81 FR 
32724, May 24, 2016. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. We 
know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to the foreign 
instruments described below, for such purposes as this is intended to 
be used, that was being manufactured in the United States at the time 
of order. Reasons: The instrument will be used to grow high quality 
bulk single crystals of a variety of complex quantum materials 
including multiferroics, ferroelectrics and low-symmetry magnets. 
Research projects will include the duality between FR and PUA states in 
hexagonal manganites, the duality between Ising triangular 
antiferromagnetism and improper ferroelectricity in hexagonal systems, 
the domains and domain walls in other polar or chiral magnets, the 
domains and domain walls in new hybrid improper ferroelectrics, the 
domains and domain walls in metastable phases at the phase boundaries, 
and magnetic skyrmion in non-centrosymmetric magnets. The instrument is 
equipped with 5 high power (1000 W in total) continuous wavelength 
laser diodes as a heating source. Five lasers ensure temperature 
homogeneity along the azimuthal direction around the crystal rod to be 
greater than 95%. The maximum temperature gradient along the growth 
direction is greater than 150 degrees Celsius/mm. Crystal growth can go 
from extremely stable and slow growth to very rapid quenching mode, 
0.01 to 300 mm/h. This enables the growth of incongruently melting and 
highly evaporating materials.
    Docket Number: 15-058. Applicant: UChicago Argonne, Lemont, IL 
60439-4873. Instrument: IEX ARPES Cryo-Manipulator. Manufacturer: 
Omnivac, Hansjoerg Ruppender, Germany. Intended Use: See notice at 81 
FR 32724-25, May 24, 2016. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. 
We know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to the foreign 
instruments described below, for such purposes as this is intended to 
be used, that was being manufactured in the United States at the time 
of order. Reasons: The instrument will be used to cool and position 
single crystal and thin film samples in an angle-resolved photoemission 
spectroscopy (ARPES) chamber. ARPES is used to map the electronic band 
structure of material. Samples include high-temperature 
superconductors, graphene, and other low dimensional materials, metals 
and complex oxides. The instrument's unique features include ultra-high 
vacuum compatible, six-axes of motion with a specified range x: +/-
10mm, 1[mu]m, +/-0.05[mu]m, y: +/-10mm, 1[mu]m, +/-0.05[mu]m, z: 300mm, 
1[mu]m, +/-0.05[mu]m, polar rotation: 360 degrees, 0.005 degrees, 
0.0001 degrees, flip rotation: -15/+60 degrees, .1 degree, 0.05 
degrees, azimuthal rotation: +/-90 degrees, .1 degree, 0.05 degrees, a 
low base temperature of 5.5K and high vibrational stability (motion at 
the sample <500 nm).

    Dated: July 22, 2016.
Gregory W. Campbell,
Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Enforcement and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-18016 Filed 7-28-16; 8:45 am]
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