Softwood Lumber Products From Canada; Determinations, 61587 [2017-28074]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: December 21, 2017. Jessica Mullan, Attorney Advisor. [FR Doc. 2017–27979 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–566 and 731– TA–1342 (Final)] 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 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, 4418.90.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be subsidized by the government of Canada and sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’).2 Background The Commission, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted these investigations effective November 25, 2016, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations (‘‘COALITION’’).3 The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of certain softwood lumber from sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 The Commission made a negative finding concerning critical circumstances with regard to LTFV imports of this product. 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. 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 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 Canada were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sold at LTFV within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations and of a public hearing 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 on July 13, 2017 (82 FR 32376). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on September 12, 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 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on December 22, 2017. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4749 (December 2017), entitled Softwood Lumber Products from Canada: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–566 and 731–TA–1342 (Final)). By order of the Commission. Issued: December 22, 2017. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–28074 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1033] Certain Arrowheads With Arcuate Blades and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant’s Motion for Summary Determination of a Violation of Section 337; Request for Submissions U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 9) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) granting complainant’s motion for summary determination of a violation of section 337. The Commission also requests written submissions regarding remedy, bonding, and the public interest. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61587 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint Gerdine, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2310. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be 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, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (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. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. The Commission instituted this investigation on January 6, 2017, based on a complaint filed on behalf of Flying Arrow Archery, LLC of Belgrade, Montana. 82 FR 1760–61. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,920,269; D713,919; and D729,336. The complaint further alleges that a domestic industry exists. The Commission’s notice of investigation named the following respondents: Arthur Sifuentes of Spring, Texas; Liu Mengbao and Zhou Yang, both of Guangdong, China; Jiangfeng Mao of Jiangsu, China; Sandum Precision Industry (China) Co., Ltd. (In-Sail) of Guangdong Province, China (collectively, ‘‘the remaining respondents’’); Wei Ran, Dongguan Hongsong, and Wanyuxue, all of Guangdong, China; and Yandong of Henan, China (collectively, ‘‘the terminated respondents’’). The Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) is also a party to the investigation. On April 28, 2017, the Commission issued notice of its determination not to review the ALJ’s ID (Order No. 7) terminating the investigation as to the terminated respondents based on withdrawal of the infringement allegations in the complaint. In the same notice, the Commission issued notice of its determination not to review the ALJ’s ID (Order No. 6) finding the remaining respondents in default (‘‘the defaulting respondents’’). 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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

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


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 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, 4418.90.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States, that have been found by the Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') to be subsidized by the government of Canada 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\ The Commission made a negative finding concerning critical 
circumstances with regard to LTFV imports of this product.
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Background

    The Commission, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act 
(19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted these 
investigations effective November 25, 2016, following receipt of a 
petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by the Committee 
Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or 
Negotiations (``COALITION'').\3\ The final phase of the investigations 
was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary 
determinations by Commerce that imports of certain softwood lumber from 
Canada were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act 
(19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sold at LTFV within the meaning of 733(b) of 
the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final 
phase of the Commission's investigations and of a public hearing 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 on 
July 13, 2017 (82 FR 32376). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on 
September 12, 2017, and all persons who requested the opportunity were 
permitted to appear in person or by counsel.
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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. 
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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    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 
705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 
1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these 
investigations on December 22, 2017. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 4749 (December 2017), entitled Softwood 
Lumber Products from Canada: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-566 and 731-TA-
1342 (Final)).


    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: December 22, 2017.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-28074 Filed 12-27-17; 8:45 am]
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