Cast Iron Soil Pipe From China, 12025 [2018-05435]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 53 / Monday, March 19, 2018 / Notices information and must otherwise comply with section 207.30 of the Commission’s rules. 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. Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s 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. Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: March 14, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–05502 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–597 and 731– TA–1407 (Preliminary)] Cast Iron Soil Pipe From China sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 cast iron soil pipe from China, provided for in subheading 7303.00.00 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 16:43 Mar 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 (statistical reporting number 7303.00.0030) 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. 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 U.S. 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 January 26, 2018, the Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute, Mundelein, Illinois, filed a petition 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 cast iron soil pipe from China. Accordingly, effective January 26, 2018, 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–597 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1407 (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 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12025 Federal Register of February 1, 2018 (83 FR 4684). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 16, 2018, 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 March 13, 2018.2 The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4769 (March, 2018), entitled Cast Iron Soil Pipe From China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–597 and 731–TA–1407 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: March 13, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–05435 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to The National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Cooperative Research Group on Particle Sensor Performance and Durability Notice is hereby given that, on February 6, 2018, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Southwest Research Institute— Cooperative Research Group on Particle Sensor Performance and Durability (‘‘PSPD–II’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Hino Motors, Ltd., Tokyo, JAPAN, has withdrawn as a party to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and PSPD–II intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. 2 Due to the Federal government weather-related closure on March 2, 2018, these investigations conducted under authority of Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 have been tolled by one day pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1671b(a)(2), 1673b(a)(2). E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 53 (Monday, March 19, 2018)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-597 and 731-TA-1407 (Preliminary)]


Cast Iron Soil Pipe From China

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 cast iron 
soil pipe from China, provided for in subheading 7303.00.00 
(statistical reporting number 7303.00.0030) 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.
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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 U.S. 
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 January 26, 2018, the Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute, Mundelein, 
Illinois, filed a petition 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 cast iron soil pipe from China. Accordingly, effective 
January 26, 2018, 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-597 and antidumping duty 
investigation No. 731-TA-1407 (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 February 1, 2018 (83 FR 4684). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on February 16, 2018, 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 March 
13, 2018.\2\ The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 4769 (March, 2018), entitled Cast Iron Soil Pipe From 
China: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-597 and 731-TA-1407 (Preliminary).
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    \2\ Due to the Federal government weather-related closure on 
March 2, 2018, these investigations conducted under authority of 
Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 have been tolled by one day 
pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1671b(a)(2), 1673b(a)(2).

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    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 13, 2018.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-05435 Filed 3-16-18; 8:45 am]
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