Certain Glucosylated Steviol Glycosides, and Products Containing Same Institution of Investigation, 56049-56050 [2017-25479]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 226 / Monday, November 27, 2017 / Notices On October 27, 2017, Complainant filed a motion to terminate the investigation in its entirety under Commission Rule 210.21(a)(1), based on a withdrawal of the complaint. Order No. 5 at 1. Respondent submitted a response but did not oppose the motion to terminate. Id. at 1–2. On November 6, 2017, the ALJ issued the subject ID granting the motion and terminating the investigation in its entirety. Id. at 3. The ALJ found that the motion complies with the Commission Rules and that termination of the investigation is not contrary to the public interest. Id. at 2. The ALJ also found that no extraordinary circumstances prevent termination of the investigation based on a withdrawal of the complaint. Id. 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 21, 2017. Katherine M. Hiner, Supervisory Attorney. [FR Doc. 2017–25543 Filed 11–24–17; 8:45 am] INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–589 and 731– TA–1394–1396 (Preliminary)] asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Determinations; Forged Steel Fittings From China, Italy, and Taiwan 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 forged steel fittings from China, Italy, and Taiwan, provided for in subheadings 7307.99.10, 7307.99.30, and 7307.99.50 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 to be subsidized by the government of China. 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 16:59 Nov 24, 2017 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 BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Jkt 244001 On October 5, 2017, Bonney Forge Corporation, Mount Union, Pennsylvania and the United Steel, Paper, and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 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 forged steel fittings from China and LTFV imports of forged steel fittings from Italy and Taiwan. Accordingly, effective October 5, 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–589 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1394–1396 (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 PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56049 Federal Register of October 12, 2017 (82 FR 47578). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 26, 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 20, 2017. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4743 (November 2017), entitled Forged Steel Fittings from China, Italy, and Taiwan: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–589 and 731–TA–1394–1396 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: November 20, 2017. Katherine M. Hiner, Supervisory Attorney. [FR Doc. 2017–25478 Filed 11–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–1085] Certain Glucosylated Steviol Glycosides, and Products Containing 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 October 20, 2017, under the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of PureCircle USA Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois and PureCircle Sdn Bhd of Malaysia. A supplement was filed on November 13, 2017. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of the Tariff Act based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain glucosylated steviol glycosides, and products containing same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,420,815 (‘‘the ’815 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and a cease and desist order. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES 56050 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 226 / Monday, November 27, 2017 / Notices 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: Pathenia M. Proctor, The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2017). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on November 20, 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 glucosylated steviol glycosides, and products containing same by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–14 of the ‘815 patent; and whether an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established 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 complainants are: PureCircle USA Inc., 915 Harger Road, Suite 250, Oak Brook, IL 60523 PureCircle Sdn Bhd, Level 12, West Wing, Rohas PureCircle, No. 9 Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Nov 24, 2017 Jkt 244001 (b) The respondent is the following entity alleged to be in violation of section 337, and is the party upon which the complaint is to be served: Sweet Green Fields USA LLC, 11 Bellwether Way, Suite 305, Bellingham, WA 98225 Sweet Green Fields Co., Ltd., 11 Bellwether Way, Suite 305, Bellingham, WA 98225 Ningbo Green-Health Pharma-ceutical Co., Ltd., a/k/a NB Green-Health Pharma-ceutical Co., Ltd., Fenghua Xiwu Town Foreign Technological Garden Fenghua, Zip Code: 315505, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China (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 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 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: November 20, 2017. Katherine M. Hiner, Supervisory Attorney. [FR Doc. 2017–25479 Filed 11–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–579–580 and 731–TA–1369–1372 (Final)] Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber From China, India, Korea, and Taiwan; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Duty Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–579–580 and 731–TA–1369– 1372 (Final) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether 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 fine denier polyester staple fiber (‘‘fine denier PSF’’) from China, India, Korea, and Taiwan, provided for in subheading 5503.20.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. Imports of this product from China and India have been preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce to be subsidized. Determinations with respect to imports of fine denier PSF alleged to be sold at less than fair value are pending. SUMMARY: DATES: November 6, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jordan Harriman (202–205–2610), 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 investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope.—For purposes of these investigations, the Department of Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as, ‘‘fine denier polyester staple fiber (fine denier PSF), not carded or combed, measuring less than 3.3 E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Inv. No. 337-TA-1085]


Certain Glucosylated Steviol Glycosides, and Products Containing 
Same Institution of Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the 
U.S. International Trade Commission on October 20, 2017, under the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of PureCircle USA Inc. of Oak 
Brook, Illinois and PureCircle Sdn Bhd of Malaysia. A supplement was 
filed on November 13, 2017. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges 
violations of the Tariff Act based upon the importation into the United 
States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States 
after importation of certain glucosylated steviol glycosides, and 
products containing same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 
9,420,815 (``the '815 patent''). The complaint further alleges that an 
industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being 
established as required by the applicable Federal Statute.
    The complainants request that the Commission institute an 
investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion 
order and a cease and desist order.

ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information 
contained

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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: Pathenia M. Proctor, The Office of 
Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 
telephone (202) 205-2560.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is 
contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 
U.S.C. 1337 and in section 210.10 of the Commission's Rules of Practice 
and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2017).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on November 20, 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 glucosylated 
steviol glycosides, and products containing same by reason of 
infringement of one or more of claims 1-14 of the `815 patent; and 
whether an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of 
being established 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 complainants are:

PureCircle USA Inc., 915 Harger Road, Suite 250, Oak Brook, IL 60523
PureCircle Sdn Bhd, Level 12, West Wing, Rohas PureCircle, No. 9 Jalan 
P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    (b) The respondent is the following entity alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and is the party upon which the complaint is 
to be served:

Sweet Green Fields USA LLC, 11 Bellwether Way, Suite 305, Bellingham, 
WA 98225
Sweet Green Fields Co., Ltd., 11 Bellwether Way, Suite 305, Bellingham, 
WA 98225
Ningbo Green-Health Pharma-ceutical Co., Ltd., a/k/a NB Green-Health 
Pharma-ceutical Co., Ltd., Fenghua Xiwu Town Foreign Technological 
Garden Fenghua, Zip Code: 315505, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China

    (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 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 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: November 20, 2017.
Katherine M. Hiner,
Supervisory Attorney.
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