Softwood Lumber Products From Canada; Determinations, 4418-4419 [2017-00639]

Download as PDF 4418 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2017 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2016). [Investigation No. 337–TA–1035] Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on January 9, 2017, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain liquid crystal eWriters and components thereof by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–5, 10, 11, 13–16, 18–23, 26, and 27 of the ’506 patent and claims 1, 2, 9–11, 15–17, 21, and 22 of the ’604 patent; and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is: Kent Displays, Inc., 343 Portage Boulevard, Kent, OH 44240. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Shenzhen Howshow Technology Co., Ltd., d/b/a Shenzhen Howshare Technology Co., Ltd., d/b/a Howshare, Building 8, 2nd Floor, Fuyuan Industrial Zone, No. 28 Qiaotang Road, Fuyong Street, Baoan District, Shenzhen, China. Shenzhen SUNstone Technology Co., Ltd., d/b/a iQbe, 3/F, Bldg. F, No. 1 Industry Park, Guanlong Village, Xili, Shenzhen, China. (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. OUII will not participate as a party in this investigation. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of Certain Liquid Crystal Ewriters and Components Thereof; Institution of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 8, 2016, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Kent Displays, Inc. of Kent, Ohio. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain liquid crystal eWriters and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,351,506 (‘‘the ’506 patent’’) and 8,947,604 (‘‘the ’604 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained 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 at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of the Secretary, Docket Services, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Jan 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. By order of the Commission. Issued: January 9, 2017. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–00640 Filed 1–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–566 and 731– TA–1342 (Preliminary)] Softwood Lumber Products From Canada; 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 there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of softwood lumber products from Canada, provided for in subheadings 4407.10.01, 4409.10.05, 4409.10.10, 4409.10.20, 4409.10.90, 4418.90.25, and may also be classified in subheadings 4415.20.40, 4415.20.80, 4418.90.46, 4421.90.70, 4421.90.94, and 4421.90.97 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are allegedly subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’).2 Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be 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 Commissioner Pinkert not participating. E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2017 / Notices (81 FR 87069). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on December 16, 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 703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on January 9, 2017. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4663 (January 2017), entitled Softwood Lumber Products from Canada: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–566 and 731–TA–1342 (Preliminary). Background On November 25, 2016, the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations (the ‘‘Coalition’’) 3 filed a petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of softwood lumber products from Canada and LTFV imports of softwood lumber products from Canada. Accordingly, effective November 25, 2016, the Commission, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–566 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1342 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference 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 December 2, 2016 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 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 and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 3 The Coalition is an ad hoc association whose members are: U.S. Lumber Coalition, Inc., Collum’s Lumber Products, L.L.C., Hankins, Inc., Potlach Corp., Rex Lumber Company, Seneca Sawmill Company, Sierra Pacific Industries, Stimson Lumber Company, Swanson Group, Weyerhaeuser Company, Carpenters Industrial Council, Giustina Land and Timber Company, Sullivan Forestry Consultants, Inc.. The Coalition is ‘‘an association, a majority of whose members is composed of interested parties’’ described in Section 771(9)(C) of the Act, 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)(C). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Jan 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 By order of the Commission. Issued: January 9, 2017. William R. Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–00639 Filed 1–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P [OMB Number 1140–0012] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; [Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported (ATF Form 2 (5320.2)] Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register 81 FR 73140, on October 24, 2016, allowing for a 60-day comment period. SUMMARY: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until February 13, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments, particularly with respect to the estimated public burden or associated response time, have suggestions, need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or desire any other additional information, please contact Gary Schaible, Office of Enforcement Programs and Services, National DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4419 Firearms Act Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) either by mail at 99 New York Ave. NE., Washington, DC 20226, by email at nfaombcomments@ atf.gov, or by telephone 202 648–7165. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number: ATF Form 2 (5320.2). Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for-profit. Other: None. Abstract: The ATF Form 2 (5320.2) is required of (1) a person who is qualified to manufacture National Firearms Act E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 9 (Friday, January 13, 2017)]
[Notices]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-566 and 731-TA-1342 (Preliminary)]


Softwood Lumber Products From Canada; 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 there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the 
United States is materially injured by reason of imports of softwood 
lumber products from Canada, provided for in subheadings 4407.10.01, 
4409.10.05, 4409.10.10, 4409.10.20, 4409.10.90, 4418.90.25, and may 
also be classified in subheadings 4415.20.40, 4415.20.80, 4418.90.46, 
4421.90.70, 4421.90.94, and 4421.90.97 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States, that are allegedly subsidized and sold 
in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV'').\2\
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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\ Commissioner Pinkert not participating.
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of 
its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of 
scheduling, which will be

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published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the 
Commission's rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') of affirmative preliminary determinations in the 
investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the 
preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative 
final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 
735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the 
preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate 
appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 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 and countervailing duty 
investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list 
containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their 
representatives, who are parties to the investigations.

Background

    On November 25, 2016, the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber 
International Trade Investigations or Negotiations (the ``Coalition'') 
\3\ filed a petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an 
industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with 
material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of softwood 
lumber products from Canada and LTFV imports of softwood lumber 
products from Canada. Accordingly, effective November 25, 2016, the 
Commission, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 
U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), instituted countervailing duty 
investigation No. 701-TA-566 and antidumping duty investigation No. 
731-TA-1342 (Preliminary).
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    \3\ The Coalition is an ad hoc association whose members are: 
U.S. Lumber Coalition, Inc., Collum's Lumber Products, L.L.C., 
Hankins, Inc., Potlach Corp., Rex Lumber Company, Seneca Sawmill 
Company, Sierra Pacific Industries, Stimson Lumber Company, Swanson 
Group, Weyerhaeuser Company, Carpenters Industrial Council, Giustina 
Land and Timber Company, Sullivan Forestry Consultants, Inc.. The 
Coalition is ``an association, a majority of whose members is 
composed of interested parties'' described in Section 771(9)(C) of 
the Act, 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)(C).
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    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference 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 December 2, 2016 (81 FR 87069). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on December 16, 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 
703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It 
completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on 
January 9, 2017. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 4663 (January 2017), entitled Softwood Lumber Products from 
Canada: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-566 and 731-TA-1342 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: January 9, 2017.
William R. Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-00639 Filed 1-12-17; 8:45 am]
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