United States Investment Advisory Council: Meeting of the United States Investment Advisory Council, 71048-71049 [2016-24903]

Download as PDF 71048 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 199 / Friday, October 14, 2016 / Notices within 120 days after issuance of these preliminary results. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties and/or countervailing duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Department’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and increase the subsequent assessment of the antidumping duties by the amount of antidumping duties reimbursed. These preliminary results of review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h) and 351.221(b)(4). Dated: October 5, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background A. Kokuyo Riddhi B. Navneet C. Extension of Preliminary Results III. Scope of the Order IV. Discussion of Methodology A. Date of Sale B. Product Comparisons C. Comparisons to Normal Value D. Determination of Comparison Method E. Results of the Differential Pricing Analysis F. Export Price G. Normal Value 1. Home Market Viability 2. Level of Trade 3. Sales to Affiliated Customers 4. Cost of Production Analysis a. Calculation of COP b. Test of Comparison Market Prices and COP c. Results of COP Test d. Calculation of Normal Value Based on Comparison Market Prices H. Margin for Company Not Selected for Individual Examination I. Currency Conversion V. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2016–24823 Filed 10–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Oct 13, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration United States Investment Advisory Council: Meeting of the United States Investment Advisory Council International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The United States Investment Advisory Council (Council) will hold a meeting on Monday, October 31, 2016. The Council was chartered on April 6, 2016, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the promotion and retention of foreign direct investment in the United States. At the meeting, members will deliberate and vote on a set of recommendations to Secretary Pritzker on the facilitation of foreign direct investment into the United States, including data management and provision of information on workforce and investment opportunities across U.S. regions, facilitation of infrastructure investment, and mechanisms to increase investment competitiveness, in addition to other topics. The agenda may change to accommodate Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Council at http://trade.gov/IAC, at least one week in advance of the meeting. SUMMARY: Monday, October 31, 2016, 1:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m. EDT. The deadline for members of the public to register, including requests to make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5 p.m. EDT on October 24, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC Requests to register (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted to: United States Investment Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, IAC@ trade.gov. Members of the public are encouraged to submit registration requests and written comments via email to ensure timely receipt. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Li Zhou, United States Investment Advisory Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202–482–4501, email: IAC@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Background: The Council advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the promotion and retention of foreign direct investment in the United States. Public Participation: The meeting will be open to the public and will be accessible to people with disabilities. All guests are required to register in advance by the deadline identified under the DATES caption. Requests for auxiliary aids must be submitted by the registration deadline. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill. There will be fifteen (15) minutes allotted for oral comments from members of the public joining the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments may be limited to three (3) minutes per person. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must submit a request at the time of registration, as well as the name and address of the proposed speaker. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a written copy of their prepared remarks by 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 24, 2016, for inclusion in the meeting records and for circulation to the members of the Council. In addition, any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments concerning the Council’s affairs at any time before or after the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Li Zhou at the contact information indicated above. To be considered during the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 24, 2016, to ensure transmission to the Council members prior to the meeting. Comments received after that date and time will be distributed to the members but may not be considered during the meeting. Statements will be posted on the United States Investment Advisory Council Web site (http://trade.gov/IAC) without change, including any business or personal information provided such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers. All statements received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only information that you wish to make publicly available. Copies of Council meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting. E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 199 / Friday, October 14, 2016 / Notices Dated: October 11, 2016. Li Zhou, Executive Secretary, United States Investment Advisory Council. [FR Doc. 2016–24903 Filed 10–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–885] Phosphor Copper From the Republic of Korea: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Negative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that phosphor copper from the Republic of Korea (Korea) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The Department also preliminarily determines that critical circumstances do not exist with regard to imports of phosphor copper from Korea. The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Effective October 14, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cindy Robinson 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) 482–3797. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background In response to petitions filed on March 9, 2016,1 the Department published the notice of initiation of this LTFV investigation concerning imports of phosphor cooper from Korea on April 5, 2016.2 On July 27, 2016, the Department received timely allegations, pursuant to sections 703(e)(l) and 733(e)(l) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.206, that critical circumstances exist with 1 See the Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties on Imports of Phosphor Copper from the Republic of Korea, dated March 9, 2016 (the Petition). 2 See Phosphor Copper from the Republic of Korea: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation, 81 FR 19552 (April 5, 2016) (Initiation Notice). VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Oct 13, 2016 Jkt 241001 respect to imports of phosphor copper from Korea.3 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the memorandum that is dated concurrently with this determination and hereby adopted by this notice.4 A list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix II to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https:// access.trade.gov, and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be found at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Preliminary Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Investigation The product covered by this investigation is phosphor copper from Korea. For a full description of the scope of this investigation, see the ‘‘Scope of the Investigation,’’ in Appendix I. Scope Comments In accordance with the preamble to the Department’s regulations,5 the Initiation Notice set aside a period of time for parties to raise issues regarding product coverage (i.e., scope).6 No interested party submitted comments on the scope of this investigation. Postponement of Deadline for Preliminary Determination On August 5, 2016, the Department published the notice of postponement for the preliminary determination in this investigation in accordance with section 733(c)(1)(B) of the Act and 19 3 See Petitioner’s letter ‘‘Phosphor Copper from the Republic of Korea: Petitioner’s Critical Circumstances Allegation,’’ (Critical Circumstances Allegation) dated July 27, 2016. 4 See Memorandum from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Phosphor Copper from the Republic of Korea’’ (Preliminary Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with this notice. 5 See Antidumping Duties; Countervailing Duties, 62 FR 27296, 27323 (May 19, 1997). 6 See Initiation Notice, 81 FR at 19553. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71049 CFR 351.205(f)(1).7 As a result of the 50day postponement, the revised deadline for the preliminary determination of this investigation is October 5, 2016.8 Methodology The Department is conducting this investigation in accordance with section 731 of the Act. Export prices have been calculated in accordance with section 772 of the Act. Normal value (NV) is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying our preliminary conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Preliminary Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances On July 27, 2016, Metallurgical Products Company (Petitioner) filed a timely critical circumstance allegation pursuant to section 733(e) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.206(c)(l), alleging that critical circumstances exist with respect to imports of phosphor copper from Korea.9 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.206(c)(2)(i), when a critical circumstances allegation is submitted more than 20 days before the scheduled date of the preliminary determination, the Department must issue a preliminary finding whether there is a reasonable basis to believe or suspect that critical circumstances exist no later than the date of the preliminary determination. Section 733(e)(1) of the Act provides that the Department will preliminarily determine that critical circumstances exist in a LTFV investigation if there is a reasonable basis to believe or suspect that: (A) There is a history of dumping and material injury by reason of dumped imports in the United States or elsewhere of the subject merchandise, or the person by whom, or for whose account, the merchandise was imported knew or should have known that the exporter was selling the subject merchandise at less than its fair value and that there was likely to be material injury by reason of such sales; and (B) there have been massive imports of the subject merchandise over a relatively short period. We have conducted an analysis of critical circumstances in accordance with section 733(e) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.206, and preliminarily determine that critical circumstances do not exist with regard 7 See Phosphor Copper from the Republic of Korea: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 81 FR 51858 (August 5, 2016). 8 Id. 9 See Petitioner’s letter ‘‘Phosphor Copper from the Republic of Korea: Petitioner’s Critical Circumstances Allegation,’’ dated July 27, 2016. E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 199 (Friday, October 14, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71048-71049]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-24903]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


United States Investment Advisory Council: Meeting of the United 
States Investment Advisory Council

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The United States Investment Advisory Council (Council) will 
hold a meeting on Monday, October 31, 2016. The Council was chartered 
on April 6, 2016, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters 
relating to the promotion and retention of foreign direct investment in 
the United States. At the meeting, members will deliberate and vote on 
a set of recommendations to Secretary Pritzker on the facilitation of 
foreign direct investment into the United States, including data 
management and provision of information on workforce and investment 
opportunities across U.S. regions, facilitation of infrastructure 
investment, and mechanisms to increase investment competitiveness, in 
addition to other topics. The agenda may change to accommodate Council 
business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce 
Web site for the Council at http://trade.gov/IAC, at least one week in 
advance of the meeting.

DATES: Monday, October 31, 2016, 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EDT. The deadline 
for members of the public to register, including requests to make 
comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit 
written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5 p.m. EDT 
on October 24, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC Requests to register (including 
to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be 
submitted to: United States Investment Advisory Council, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230, IAC@trade.gov. Members of the public are 
encouraged to submit registration requests and written comments via 
email to ensure timely receipt.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Li Zhou, United States Investment 
Advisory Council, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20230, telephone: 202-482-4501, email: IAC@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The Council advises the Secretary of Commerce on 
matters relating to the promotion and retention of foreign direct 
investment in the United States.
    Public Participation: The meeting will be open to the public and 
will be accessible to people with disabilities. All guests are required 
to register in advance by the deadline identified under the DATES 
caption. Requests for auxiliary aids must be submitted by the 
registration deadline. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may 
be impossible to fill. There will be fifteen (15) minutes allotted for 
oral comments from members of the public joining the meeting. To 
accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments 
may be limited to three (3) minutes per person. Individuals wishing to 
reserve speaking time during the meeting must submit a request at the 
time of registration, as well as the name and address of the proposed 
speaker. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is 
greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, the 
International Trade Administration may conduct a lottery to determine 
the speakers. Speakers are requested to submit a written copy of their 
prepared remarks by 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 24, 2016, for inclusion in 
the meeting records and for circulation to the members of the Council.
    In addition, any member of the public may submit pertinent written 
comments concerning the Council's affairs at any time before or after 
the meeting. Comments may be submitted to Li Zhou at the contact 
information indicated above. To be considered during the meeting, 
comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 24, 
2016, to ensure transmission to the Council members prior to the 
meeting. Comments received after that date and time will be distributed 
to the members but may not be considered during the meeting. Statements 
will be posted on the United States Investment Advisory Council Web 
site (http://trade.gov/IAC) without change, including any business or 
personal information provided such as names, addresses, email 
addresses, or telephone numbers. All statements received, including 
attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public 
record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only 
information that you wish to make publicly available. Copies of Council 
meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting.


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    Dated: October 11, 2016.
Li Zhou,
Executive Secretary, United States Investment Advisory Council.
[FR Doc. 2016-24903 Filed 10-13-16; 8:45 am]
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