Certain Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components From Canada and China; Determinations, 91198-91199 [2016-30244]

Download as PDF 91198 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices (https://www.usitc.gov). Hearingimpaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds that such articles should not be excluded from entry. 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease-and-desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1). The Commission is interested in further development of the record on the public interest in these investigations. Accordingly, members of the public are invited to file, pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4), submissions of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of the administrative law judge’s recommended determination on remedy and bonding issued in this investigation on November 30, 2016. Comments should address whether issuance of the limited exclusion order and the cease and desist orders (‘‘the recommended remedial orders’’) in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive 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 recommended remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the recommended 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 recommended remedial orders within a commercially reasonable time; and VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 (v) explain how the recommended remedial orders would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business on January 5, 2017. 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 investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 972’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/ secretary/fed_reg_notices/rules/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). 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 treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes (all contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements). All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). By order of the Commission. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued: December 13, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–30298 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–550 and 731– TA–1304–1305 (Final)] Certain Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components From Canada and China; Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, 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 certain iron mechanical transfer drive components from Canada and China, provided for in subheadings 8483.30.80, 8483.50.60, 8483.50.90, 8483.90.30, and 8483.90.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States,2 that have been found by the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), and that have been found by Commerce to be subsidized by the government of China.3 Background The Commission, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted these investigations effective October 28, 2015, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by TB Wood’s Incorporated, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of certain iron mechanical transfer drive components from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and imports of certain iron mechanical transfer drive components from Canada and China were dumped within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Covered merchandise may also enter under the following HTSUS subheadings: 7325.10.00, 7325.99.10, 7326.19.00, 8431.31.00, 8431.39.00, and 8483.50.40. 3 All six Commissioners voted in the negative. E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations 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 on June 24, 2016 (81 FR 41348). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on October 18, 2016, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on December 12, 2016. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4652 (December 2016), entitled Certain Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components from Canada and China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–550 and 731–TA–1304– 1305 (Final). On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, 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 materially injured by reason of imports of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe (‘‘CWP’’) from Oman, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates provided for in subheadings 7306.19.10, 7306.19.51, 7306.30.10, 7306.30.50, 7306.50.10, and 7306.50.50 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 Background The Commission, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted these investigations effective October 28, 2015, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by Bull Moose Tube Company (Chesterfield, Missouri), EXLTUBE (N. Kansas City, Missouri), Wheatland Tube (Chicago, Illinois), and Western Tube and Conduit (Long Beach, California). The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce regarding the subsidization of imports of CWP from Pakistan within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sales at LTFV of imports of CWP from Oman, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations 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 on June 27, 2016 (81 FR 41592). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on October 13, 2016, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on December 12, 2016. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4651 (December 2016), entitled Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe from Oman, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–549 and 731–TA–1299– 1300 and 1302–1303 (Final). 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Commissioners Dean A. Pinkert, Meredith M. Broadbent, and F. Scott Kieff dissenting with respect to LTFV imports from Pakistan. By order of the Commission. Issued: December 12, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–30244 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–549 and 731– TA–1299, 1300, 1302 and 1303 (Final)] Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From Oman, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam; Determinations mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES (‘‘LTFV’’).2 The Commission further determines that imports of CWP from Vietnam that have been found by Commerce to be sold in the United States at LTFV and imports of CWP from Pakistan that are subsidized by the government of Pakistan are negligible pursuant to section 771(24) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1677(24)), and its investigations with regard to these imports are thereby terminated pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 91199 By order of the Commission. Issued: December 12, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–30250 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–847 and 849 (Third Review)] Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From Japan and Romania Institution of Five-Year Reviews; Notice of Commission Determination To Conduct Full FiveYear Reviews United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with full reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe from Japan and Romania would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. A schedule for the reviews will be established and announced at a later date. DATES: Effective December 5, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin Enck (202–205–3363), 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 (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 5, 2016, the Commission SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 242 (Friday, December 16, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 91198-91199]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-550 and 731-TA-1304-1305 (Final)]


Certain Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components From Canada and 
China; Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, 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 certain iron mechanical transfer drive components from 
Canada and China, provided for in subheadings 8483.30.80, 8483.50.60, 
8483.50.90, 8483.90.30, and 8483.90.80 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States,\2\ that have been found by the 
Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') to be sold in the United States 
at less than fair value (``LTFV''), and that have been found by 
Commerce to be subsidized by the government of China.\3\
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
    \2\ Covered merchandise may also enter under the following HTSUS 
subheadings: 7325.10.00, 7325.99.10, 7326.19.00, 8431.31.00, 
8431.39.00, and 8483.50.40.
    \3\ All six Commissioners voted in the negative.
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Background

    The Commission, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act 
(19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted these 
investigations effective October 28, 2015, following receipt of 
petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by TB Wood's 
Incorporated, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The final phase of the 
investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification 
of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of certain iron 
mechanical transfer drive components from China were subsidized within 
the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and 
imports of certain iron mechanical transfer drive components from 
Canada and China were dumped within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act

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(19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of 
the Commission's investigations 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 on 
June 24, 2016 (81 FR 41348). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on 
October 18, 2016, and all persons who requested the opportunity were 
permitted to appear in person or by counsel.
    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 
705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 
1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these 
investigations on December 12, 2016. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 4652 (December 2016), entitled Certain 
Iron Mechanical Transfer Drive Components from Canada and China: 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-550 and 731-TA-1304-1305 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: December 12, 2016.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-30244 Filed 12-15-16; 8:45 am]
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