Meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA), 36733-36734 [2017-16610]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 150 / Monday, August 7, 2017 / Notices Department initiated the first sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on stilbenic OBAs from the PRC and Taiwan pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).2 On April 18, 2017, the Department received a timely notice of intent to participate in the sunset reviews from Archroma, U.S., Inc. (Archroma), the descendant company of the petitioner in the original investigation, within the 15-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).3 On May 3, 2017, domestic interested parties filed a timely substantive response with the Department pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i).4 The Department did not receive a substantive response from any respondent interested party. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of the Orders. Scope of the Orders The merchandise subject to these Orders is final stilbenic OBA products, as well as intermediate products that are themselves triazinylaminostilbenes produced during the synthesis of stilbenic OBA products. These stilbenic OBAs are classifiable under subheading 3204.20.8000 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS US), but they may also enter under subheadings 2933.69.6050, 2921.59.4000 and 2921.59.8090. The Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice, provides a full description of the scope of the Orders.5 mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these sunset reviews are addressed in the Decision Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order, 77 FR 27423 (May 10, 2012); and Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From Taiwan: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order, 77 FR 27419 (May 10, 2012) (Orders). 2 See Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews, 82 FR 16159 (April 3, 2017). 3 Berwick Offray LLC claimed interested party status as a manufacturer of the domestic like product, pursuant to section 771(9)(C) of the Act. 4 See Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from China. Case No. A–570–972—Petitioner’s Substantive Response, (May 3, 2017), and Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from Taiwan, Case No. A–583–848—Petitioner’s Substantive Response, (May 3, 2017). 5 See the ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan’’ from Abdelali Elouaradia, Director, Office IV, Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Gary Taverman Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Decision Memorandum). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Aug 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 36733 Memorandum. The issues discussed in the Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the Orders were to be revoked. The 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 http://access.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed at http:// enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed Decision Memorandum and the electronic version of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Dated: August 1, 2017. Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary, for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Final Results of Sunset Reviews DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Pursuant to sections 751(c)(1) and 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, the Department determines that revocation of the Orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, and that the magnitude of the margin of dumping likely to prevail if the Orders are revoked would be up to 106.17 percent for the PRC and up to 6.19 percent for Taiwan. International Trade Administration Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Orders This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218 and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(5)(ii). PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Appendix—List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Orders IV. History of the Orders V. Legal Framework VI. Discussion of the Issues 1. Likelihood of Continuation or Recurrence of Dumping 2. Magnitude of the Margins Likely to Prevail VII. Final Results of Sunset Reviews VIII. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2017–16573 Filed 8–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC–DBIA) International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC–DBIA). AGENCY: The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (Council) will hold a meeting via teleconference, during which the Secretary of Commerce will provide feedback on the Council’s introductory letter to the President, submitted in February 2017, and published at http:// trade.gov/pac-dbia/recmeet.asp. The Secretary will also provide formal direction to the Council for the next phase of analysis and recommendations to be requested on behalf of the President. The final agenda for the meeting will be posted at least one week in advance of the meeting on the Council’s Web site at http://trade.gov/ pac-dbia. DATES: This teleconference will be held on August 22, 2017, 2:00–3:00 p.m. (EDT). The deadline for members of the public to register to join the meeting in listen mode or to submit comments for consideration at the meeting is 5:00 p.m. (EDT), August 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held by conference call. The call-in number and passcode will be provided by email to registrants. Requests to register SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1 36734 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 150 / Monday, August 7, 2017 / Notices (including for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be submitted by the deadline to: President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 22004, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, or by email to dbia@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: Giancarlo Cavallo or Ashley Bubna, Designated Federal Officers, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Room 22004, Washington, DC 20230 telephone: 202– 482–2091, email: dbia@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa was established on November 4, 2014, to advise the President, through the Secretary of Commerce, on strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. The Council’s charter was renewed for a second, two-year term in September 2016. This Council is established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Public Submissions: The public is invited to submit written statements to the Council. Statements must be received by 5:00 p.m. August 15, 2017 by either of the following methods: a. Electronic Submissions Submit statements electronically to Giancarlo Cavallo and Ashley Bubna, Designated Federal Officers, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, via email: dbia@trade.gov. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES b. Paper Submissions Send paper statements to Giancarlo Cavallo and Ashley Bubna, Designated Federal Officers, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Room 22004, Washington, DC 20230. Statements will be provided to the members in advance of the meeting for consideration and also will be posted on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa Web site (http://trade.gov/pac-dbia) 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Aug 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 information that you wish to make publicly available. Meeting minutes: Copies of the Council’s meeting minutes will be available within ninety (90) days of the meeting on the Council’s Web site at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia. Dated: August 2, 2017. Fred Stewart, Director, Office of Africa. Rescission Review [FR Doc. 2017–16610 Filed 8–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–984] Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2016 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on drawn stainless steel sinks (sinks) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review. DATES: Applicable August 7, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Medley, AD/CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4987. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On April 3, 2017, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the CVD order on sinks from the PRC for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.1 On April 28, 2017, the Department received a timely request, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), from Zhongshan Superte Kitchenware Co., Ltd. (Superte), an exporter of subject merchandise, to conduct an administrative review of this CVD order.2 Based upon this request, on June 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 82 FR 16163 (April 3, 2017). 2 See Superte’s April 28, 2017, Request for CVD Administrative Review. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7, 2017, in accordance with section 751(a) of the Act, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of administrative review for this CVD order with respect to Superte.3 On June 26, 2017, Superte timely withdrew its request for an administrative review.4 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party who requested the review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. As noted above, Superte withdrew its request for review by the 90-day deadline. No other party requested an administrative review of Superte. Accordingly, we are rescinding the administrative review of the CVD order on sinks from the PRC covering the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016. Assessment The Department will instruct Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess countervailing duties on all appropriate entries at a rate equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, during the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions directly to CBP 15 days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under an APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of the return/ destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751 of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 26444 (June 7, 2017) (Initiation Notice). 4 See Superte’s June 26, 2017, Withdrawal of Administrative Review Request. E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 150 (Monday, August 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36733-36734]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-16610]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Meeting of the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in 
Africa (PAC-DBIA)

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

ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting of the President's Advisory Council 
on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).

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SUMMARY: The President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa 
(Council) will hold a meeting via teleconference, during which the 
Secretary of Commerce will provide feedback on the Council's 
introductory letter to the President, submitted in February 2017, and 
published at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia/recmeet.asp. The Secretary will 
also provide formal direction to the Council for the next phase of 
analysis and recommendations to be requested on behalf of the 
President. The final agenda for the meeting will be posted at least one 
week in advance of the meeting on the Council's Web site at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia.

DATES: This teleconference will be held on August 22, 2017, 2:00-3:00 
p.m. (EDT). The deadline for members of the public to register to join 
the meeting in listen mode or to submit comments for consideration at 
the meeting is 5:00 p.m. (EDT), August 15, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held by conference call. The call-in 
number and passcode will be provided by email to registrants. Requests 
to register

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(including for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be 
submitted by the deadline to: President's Advisory Council on Doing 
Business in Africa, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 22004, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, or by email to 
dbia@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: Giancarlo Cavallo or Ashley Bubna, 
Designated Federal Officers, President's Advisory Council on Doing 
Business in Africa, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., 
Room 22004, Washington, DC 20230 telephone: 202-482-2091, email: 
dbia@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in 
Africa was established on November 4, 2014, to advise the President, 
through the Secretary of Commerce, on strengthening commercial 
engagement between the United States and Africa. The Council's charter 
was renewed for a second, two-year term in September 2016. This Council 
is established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App.
    Public Submissions: The public is invited to submit written 
statements to the Council. Statements must be received by 5:00 p.m. 
August 15, 2017 by either of the following methods:

a. Electronic Submissions

    Submit statements electronically to Giancarlo Cavallo and Ashley 
Bubna, Designated Federal Officers, President's Advisory Council on 
Doing Business in Africa, via email: dbia@trade.gov.

b. Paper Submissions

    Send paper statements to Giancarlo Cavallo and Ashley Bubna, 
Designated Federal Officers, President's Advisory Council on Doing 
Business in Africa, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., 
Room 22004, Washington, DC 20230.
    Statements will be provided to the members in advance of the 
meeting for consideration and also will be posted on the President's 
Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa Web site (http://trade.gov/pac-dbia) 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.
    Meeting minutes: Copies of the Council's meeting minutes will be 
available within ninety (90) days of the meeting on the Council's Web 
site at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia.

     Dated: August 2, 2017.
Fred Stewart,
Director, Office of Africa.
[FR Doc. 2017-16610 Filed 8-4-17; 8:45 am]
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