Large Diameter Welded Pipe From Canada, China, Greece, India, Korea, and Turkey; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations, 3187-3188 [2018-01157]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 15 / Tuesday, January 23, 2018 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–593–596 and 731–TA–1401–1406 (Preliminary)] Large Diameter Welded Pipe From Canada, China, Greece, India, Korea, and Turkey; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–593– 596 and 731–TA–1401–1406 (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 large diameter welded pipe from Canada, China, Greece, India, Korea, and Turkey, provided for in subheadings 7305.11, 7305.12, 7305.19, 7305.31, and 7305.39 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 alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of China, India, Korea, and Turkey. 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 March 5, 2018. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by March 12, 2018. DATES: January 17, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abu Kanu ((202) 205–2597), 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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Jan 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 January 17, 2018, by American Cast Iron Pipe Company (Birmingham, Alabama), Berg Steel Pipe Corp. (Panama City, Florida), Berg Spiral Pipe Corp. (Mobile, Alabama), Dura-Bond Industries, Inc. (Export, Pennsylvania), Skyline Steel (Newington, Virginia), and Stupp Corporation (Baton Rouge, Louisiana). 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 investigations 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 PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3187 investigations for 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 07, 2018, 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 tyrell.burch@usitc.gov (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before February 5, 2018. 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 February 12, 2018, 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 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 website at https://edis.usitc.gov, 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 these investigations 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 these investigations 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 these or related investigations or reviews, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 3188 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 15 / Tuesday, January 23, 2018 / Notices 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: January 18, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–01157 Filed 1–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1071] Certain Wireless Audio Systems and Components Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating Investigation Based on Settlement and License Agreements 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. 12) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’), granting a joint motion to terminate the above-captioned investigation based on settlement and license agreements. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathy Chen, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2392. 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 http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http:// edis.usitc.gov . Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Jan 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION The Commission instituted this investigation on September 15, 2017, based on a complaint filed by Broadcom Limited of San Jose, California; and Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. of Singapore (collectively, ‘‘Broadcom’’). 82 FR 43404 (Sep. 15, 2017). The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain wireless audio systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of claim 20 of U.S. Patent No. 6,684,060. The complaint further alleges that an 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 December 18, 2017, Broadcom and Respondents filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation in its entirety on the basis of settlement and license agreements. The ALJ issued the subject ID granting the motion on December 20, 2017. The ALJ found that the motion complies with Commission Rules and termination of the investigation will not adversely affect the public interest. 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. [Investigation No. 337–TA–1060] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By order of the Commission. Issued: January 18, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–01129 Filed 1–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Certain Consumer Electronic Devices, Including Televisions, Gaming Consoles, Mobile Phones and Tablets, and Network-Enabled DVD and BluRay Players; Termination of Investigation on the Basis of Settlement U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge’s (‘‘ALJ’’) initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 27), which terminated the investigation on the basis of settlement. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sidney A. Rosenzweig, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2532. 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 TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on June 13, 2017, based upon a complaint filed by ARRIS Enterprises LLC of Sewanee, Georgia (‘‘ARRIS’’). 82 FR 27078 (June 13, 2017). The complaint alleged violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain consumer electronic devices, including televisions, gaming consoles, mobile phones and tablets, and network-enabled DVD and Blu-ray players by reason of the infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,473,858; U.S. Patent No. 6,934,148; E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 15 (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3187-3188]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-593-596 and 731-TA-1401-1406 (Preliminary)]


Large Diameter Welded Pipe From Canada, China, Greece, India, 
Korea, and Turkey; 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-593-596 and 731-TA-1401-
1406 (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 large diameter welded pipe 
from Canada, China, Greece, India, Korea, and Turkey, provided for in 
subheadings 7305.11, 7305.12, 7305.19, 7305.31, and 7305.39 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 alleged to be 
subsidized by the Governments of China, India, Korea, and Turkey. 
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 March 
5, 2018. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within 
five business days thereafter, or by March 12, 2018.

DATES:  January 17, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Abu Kanu ((202) 205-2597), 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 January 17, 
2018, by American Cast Iron Pipe Company (Birmingham, Alabama), Berg 
Steel Pipe Corp. (Panama City, Florida), Berg Spiral Pipe Corp. 
(Mobile, Alabama), Dura-Bond Industries, Inc. (Export, Pennsylvania), 
Skyline Steel (Newington, Virginia), and Stupp Corporation (Baton 
Rouge, Louisiana).
    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 investigations 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, February 07, 2018, at the U.S. International Trade 
Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. Requests to 
appear at the conference should be emailed to [email protected] 
and [email protected] (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before February 
5, 2018. 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 February 12, 2018, 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 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 
website at https://edis.usitc.gov, 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 these investigations 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 these 
investigations 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 these or related investigations or reviews, 
or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations 
relating

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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: January 18, 2018.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-01157 Filed 1-22-18; 8:45 am]
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