Polytetrafluoroethylene (“PTFE”) Resin From China and India, 53521 [2017-24875]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 220 / Thursday, November 16, 2017 / Notices industry in the United States exists as required by 19 U.S.C. 1337(a)(2). The notice of investigation named DTS, Inc. of Calabasas, California; Phorus, Inc. of Calabasas, California; MartinLogan, Ltd. of Lawrence, Kansas; Paradigm Electronics Inc. of Ontario, Canada; Anthem Electronics, Inc. of Ontario, Canada; Wren Sound Systems, LLC of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania; McIntosh Laboratory, Inc. of Binghamton, New York; Definitive Technology of Owings Mills, Maryland; and Polk Audio Inc. of Vista, California, as respondents. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations is also a party in this investigation. On September 20, 2017, Broadcom filed a motion for leave to file a second amended complaint. Broadcom sought to amend the complaint to: (1) Incorporate additional information that was set forth in a pre-institution letter to the Commission on August 29, 2017; (2) correct the names for certain respondents; and (3) add an additional domestic industry claim related to another licensee of the asserted patent. On October 2, 2017, Respondents filed a response opposing only the addition of a new domestic industry claim. The ALJ issued the subject ID granting the motion on October 24, 2017. The ALJ found that Broadcom has shown good cause to amend the complaint under Commission Rule 210.14(b)(1). See Order No. 9 at 2–3 (Oct. 24, 2017). No petitions for review were filed. The Commission has determined not to review the ID. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in 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. Issued: November 13, 2017. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–24824 Filed 11–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–588 and 731– TA–1392–1393 (Preliminary)] Polytetrafluoroethylene (‘‘PTFE’’) Resin From China and India Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Nov 15, 2017 Jkt 244001 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 PTFE resin from China and India, provided for in statistical reporting numbers 3904.61.0010 and 3904.61.0090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and by reason of imports of PTFE resin from India that are alleged to be subsidized by the government of India. 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 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 September 28, 2017, The Chemours Company FC LLC, Wilmington, Delaware, filed petitions 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 PTFE resin from India and LTFV imports of PTFE resin from China. Accordingly, effective September 28, 2017, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53521 701–TA–588 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1392 and 1393 (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 October 4, 2017 (82 FR 46284). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2017, 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 November 13, 2017. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4741 (November 2017), entitled Polytetrafluoroethylene (‘‘PTFE’’) Resin from China and India: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–588 and 731–TA–1392– 1393 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: November 13, 2017. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–24875 Filed 11–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 332–562 and 332–563] Global Digital Trade 2: The Businessto-Business Market, Key Foreign Trade Restrictions, and U.S. Competitiveness; and Global Digital Trade 3: The Business-to-Consumer Market, Key Foreign Trade Restrictions, and U.S. Competitiveness; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Global Digital Trade Questionnaire United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) hereby gives notice that it plans to submit a request for approval of a questionnaire to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and requests public comment on its draft proposed collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 220 (Thursday, November 16, 2017)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-588 and 731-TA-1392-1393 (Preliminary)]


Polytetrafluoroethylene (``PTFE'') Resin From China and India

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 PTFE resin 
from China and India, provided for in statistical reporting numbers 
3904.61.0010 and 3904.61.0090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less 
than fair value (``LTFV'') and by reason of imports of PTFE resin from 
India that are alleged to be subsidized by the government of India.
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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)).
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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 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 September 28, 2017, The Chemours Company FC LLC, Wilmington, 
Delaware, filed petitions 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 PTFE resin from India and LTFV imports of PTFE resin from 
China. Accordingly, effective September 28, 2017, 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-
588 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1392 and 1393 
(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 October 4, 2017 (82 FR 46284). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2017, 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 
November 13, 2017. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 4741 (November 2017), entitled Polytetrafluoroethylene 
(``PTFE'') Resin from China and India: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-588 
and 731-TA-1392-1393 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

     Issued: November 13, 2017.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-24875 Filed 11-15-17; 8:45 am]
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