Silicon Metal From Australia, Brazil, Kazakhstan, and Norway; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations, 13653-13654 [2017-04994]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 14, 2017 / Notices (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Request for Certification of Military or Naval Service. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: N–426; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. USCIS uses the information collected through Form N–426 to request a verification of the military or naval service claim by an applicant filing for naturalization on the basis of honorable service in the U.S. armed forces. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated total number of respondents for the information collection N–426 is 10,000 and the estimated hour burden per response is .333 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 3,330 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $245,000. Dated: March 9, 2017. Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–05019 Filed 3–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–567–569 and 731–TA–1343–1345 (Preliminary)] Silicon Metal From Australia, Brazil, Kazakhstan, and Norway; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–567– 569 and 731–TA–1343–1345 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Mar 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of silicon metal from Australia, Brazil, and Norway, provided for in statistical reporting numbers 2804.69.1000 and 2804.69.5000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and imports of silicon metal from Australia, Brazil, and Kazakhstan alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of Australia, Brazil, and Kazakhstan. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by April 24, 2017. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by May 1, 2017. DATES: Effective Date: March 8, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Carlson (202–205–3002, Carolyn.Carlson@usitc.gov), 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 this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—These investigations are being instituted, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), in response to a petition filed on March 8, 2017, by Globe Specialty Metals, Inc., Beverly, Ohio. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). Participation in the investigation and public service list.—Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigations as parties must file an PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13653 entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. 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 duty 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 these investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.—Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made not later than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Conference.—The Commission’s Director of Investigations has scheduled a conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. Requests to appear at the conference should be emailed to William.Bishop@ usitc.gov and Sharon.Bellamy@usitc.gov (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before March 27, 2017. Parties in support of the imposition of countervailing and antidumping duties in these investigations and parties in opposition to the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the conference. Written submissions.—As provided in sections 201.8 and 207.15 of the Commission’s rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or before April 3, 2017, a written brief containing information and arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. Parties may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1 13654 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 14, 2017 / Notices the conference. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s Handbook on E-Filing, available on the Commission’s Web site at https:// www.usitc.gov/secretary/documents/ handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf, elaborates upon the Commission’s rules with respect to electronic filing. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to the investigations must be served on all other parties to the investigations (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Certification.—Pursuant to section 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, any person submitting information to the Commission in connection with this/ these investigation(s) must certify that the information is accurate and complete to the best of the submitter’s knowledge. In making the certification, the submitter will acknowledge that any information that it submits to the Commission during this/these investigation(s) 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/these or related investigations or reviews, 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. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: March 9, 2017. Katherine M. Hiner, Acting Supervisory Attorney. [FR Doc. 2017–04994 Filed 3–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Mar 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation. No. 337–TA–1043] Certain Electrical Connectors, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; 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 February 6, 2017, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of J.S.T. Corporation of Farmington Hills, Michigan. A supplement to the complaint was filed on February 13, 2017. 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 electrical connectors, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,004,766 (‘‘the ’766 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on March 8, 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 electrical connectors, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 2, 4, 9, and 10 of the ’766 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: J.S.T. Corporation, 47879 Interchange Drive, Farmington Hills, MI 48335 (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: Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz ¨ 1, 70839 Gerlingen-Schillerhohe, Baden-Wuertemberg, Germany Bosch Automotive Products (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., 126 Su Hong Xi Road, Suzshou, Jiangsu 215021, China Robert Bosch LLC, 2800 South 25th Avenue, Broadview, IL 60155 Robert Bosch, Sistemas Automotrices, ´ S.A. de C.V., Prolongacion Hermanos Escobar #6965, Parque Industrial ´ Omega, C.P., 32320 Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico ¨ Robert Bosch Ltda., Via Anhanguera, Km 98, 13065–900 Campinas—SP, Brazil Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., No. 2, Zihyou Street, Tucheng District, New Taipei City, 236, Taiwan Foxconn Interconnect Technology, Ltd., No. 2, Zihyou Street, Tucheng District, New Taipei City, 236, Taiwan (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations 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 E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 48 (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13653-13654]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-04994]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-567-569 and 731-TA-1343-1345 (Preliminary)]


Silicon Metal From Australia, Brazil, Kazakhstan, and Norway; 
Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and 
Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of 
investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and 
countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-567-569 and 731-TA-1343-
1345 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to 
determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in 
the United States is materially injured or threatened with material 
injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is 
materially retarded, by reason of imports of silicon metal from 
Australia, Brazil, and Norway, provided for in statistical reporting 
numbers 2804.69.1000 and 2804.69.5000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule 
of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States 
at less than fair value and imports of silicon metal from Australia, 
Brazil, and Kazakhstan alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of 
Australia, Brazil, and Kazakhstan. Unless the Department of Commerce 
extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a 
preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty 
investigations in 45 days, or in this case by April 24, 2017. The 
Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business 
days thereafter, or by May 1, 2017.

DATES: Effective Date: March 8, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Carlson (202-205-3002, 
Carolyn.Carlson@usitc.gov), Office of Investigations, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. 
Hearing-impaired 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 this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's 
electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background.--These investigations are being instituted, pursuant to 
sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 
1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), in response to a petition filed on March 8, 
2017, by Globe Specialty Metals, Inc., Beverly, Ohio.
    For further information concerning the conduct of these 
investigations and rules of general application, consult the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and 
B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207).
    Participation in the investigation and public service list.--
Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the 
investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 
of the Commission's rules, not later than seven days after publication 
of this notice in the Federal Register. 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 duty 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 these investigations upon the 
expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance.
    Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under 
an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.--
Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the Secretary 
will make BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized 
applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 
1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in 
the investigations, provided that the application is made not later 
than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary 
for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Conference.--The Commission's Director of Investigations has 
scheduled a conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 
a.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the U.S. International Trade 
Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. Requests to 
appear at the conference should be emailed to William.Bishop@usitc.gov 
and Sharon.Bellamy@usitc.gov (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before March 
27, 2017. Parties in support of the imposition of countervailing and 
antidumping duties in these investigations and parties in opposition to 
the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one 
hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A 
nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission's deliberations 
may request permission to present a short statement at the conference.
    Written submissions.--As provided in sections 201.8 and 207.15 of 
the Commission's rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or 
before April 3, 2017, a written brief containing information and 
arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. 
Parties may file written testimony in connection with their 
presentation at

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the conference. All written submissions must conform with the 
provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's rules; any submissions 
that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 
201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission's rules. The Commission's 
Handbook on E-Filing, available on the Commission's Web site at https://www.usitc.gov/secretary/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf, 
elaborates upon the Commission's rules with respect to electronic 
filing.
    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each 
document filed by a party to the investigations must be served on all 
other parties to the investigations (as identified by either the public 
or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely 
filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a 
certificate of service.
    Certification.--Pursuant to section 207.3 of the Commission's 
rules, any person submitting information to the Commission in 
connection with this/these investigation(s) must certify that the 
information is accurate and complete to the best of the submitter's 
knowledge. In making the certification, the submitter will acknowledge 
that any information that it submits to the Commission during this/
these investigation(s) 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/these or related 
investigations or reviews, 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.

    Authority: These investigations are being conducted under 
authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is 
published pursuant to section 207.12 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 9, 2017.
Katherine M. Hiner,
Acting Supervisory Attorney.
[FR Doc. 2017-04994 Filed 3-13-17; 8:45 am]
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