Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil, India, Japan, and Spain; Scheduling of Full Five-Year Reviews, 12814-12815 [2018-05899]

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AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on stainless steel bar from Brazil, India, Japan, and Spain would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 1 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:54 Mar 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. The Commission has determined to exercise its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days. DATES: March 19, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristina Lara ((202) 205–3386), 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 reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On October 6, 2017, the Commission determined that responses to its notice of institution of the subject five-year reviews were such that full reviews should proceed (82 FR 48527, October 18, 2017); accordingly, full reviews are being scheduled pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)). A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements are available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s website. Participation in the reviews and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in these reviews as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, by 45 days after publication of this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance following publication of the Commission’s notice of institution of the reviews need not file an additional notice of appearance. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the reviews. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews 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, PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). 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 reviews available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the reviews, provided that the application is made by 45 days after publication of this notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the reviews. A party granted access to BPI following publication of the Commission’s notice of institution of the reviews need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Staff report.—The prehearing staff report in the reviews will be placed in the nonpublic record on June 21, 2018, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the reviews beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before July 3, 2018. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should participate in a prehearing conference to be held on July 6, 2018, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, if deemed necessary. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24, and 207.66 of the Commission’s rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of the hearing. Written submissions.—Each party to the reviews may submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with the provisions of section 207.65 of the Commission’s rules; the deadline for filing is July 2, 2018. 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Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before August 17, 2018, but such final comments must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with section 207.68 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 reviews must be served on all other parties to the reviews (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 reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: March 19, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–05899 Filed 3–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:54 Mar 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–588 and 731– TA–1392–1393 (Final)] Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin From China and India, Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Anti-Dumping Duty Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–588 and 731–TA–1392–1393 (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 polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from China and India, provided for in subheadings 3904.61.00 and 3904.69.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be subsidized by the government of India. Determinations with respect to imports of PTFE resin alleged to be sold at less-than-fair-value are pending. DATES: March 8, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Messer (202–205–3193) and Robert Casanova (202–708–2719), 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, Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin, including but not limited to granular, dispersion, or coagulated dispersion (also known as fine powder). PTFE is covered by the scope of these SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12815 investigations whether filled or unfilled, whether or not modified, and whether or not containing co-polymer additives, pigments, or other materials. Also included is PTFE wet raw polymer. The chemical formula for PTFE is C2F4, and the Chemical Abstracts Service Registry number is 9002–84–0. PTFE further processed into micropowder, having particle size typically ranging from 1 to 25 microns, and a melt-flow rate no less than 0.1 gram/10 minutes, is excluded from the scope of these investigations. PTFE is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) under subheadings 3904.61.0010 and 3904.61.0090. Subject merchandise may also be classified under HTSUS subheading 3904.69.5000. Although the HTSUS subheadings and CAS Number are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, the written description of the scope is dispositive.’’ Background.—The final phase of these investigations is being scheduled pursuant to sections 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 1673d(b)), as a result of an affirmative preliminary determination by the Commerce that certain benefits which constitute subsidies within the meaning of section 703 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b) are being provided to manufacturers, producers, or exporters in India of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin, and that such products are being subsidized in the United States by the government of India within the meaning of section 703 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigations were requested in petitions filed on September 28, 2017, by The Chemours Company FC LLC, Wilmington, Delaware. For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of these investigations, hearing procedures, 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 C (19 CFR part 207). Participation in the investigations and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance during the preliminary phase of the E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-678-679 and 681-682 (Fourth Review)]


Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil, India, Japan, and Spain; 
Scheduling of Full Five-Year Reviews

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full 
reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine 
whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on stainless steel 
bar from Brazil, India, Japan, and Spain would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably 
foreseeable time. The Commission has determined to exercise its 
authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days.

DATES: March 19, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristina Lara ((202) 205-3386), 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 these 
reviews may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at 
https://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background.--On October 6, 2017, the Commission determined that 
responses to its notice of institution of the subject five-year reviews 
were such that full reviews should proceed (82 FR 48527, October 18, 
2017); accordingly, full reviews are being scheduled pursuant to 
section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)). A 
record of the Commissioners' votes, the Commission's statement on 
adequacy, and any individual Commissioner's statements are available 
from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission's website.
    Participation in the reviews and public service list.--Persons, 
including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the 
merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations, wishing to participate in these reviews as parties must 
file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as 
provided in section 201.11 of the Commission's rules, by 45 days after 
publication of this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance 
following publication of the Commission's notice of institution of the 
reviews need not file an additional notice of appearance. The Secretary 
will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses 
of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
reviews.
    For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews 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, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
    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 reviews available to authorized 
applicants under the APO issued in the reviews, provided that the 
application is made by 45 days after publication of this notice. 
Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 
19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the reviews. A party granted 
access to BPI following publication of the Commission's notice of 
institution of the reviews need not reapply for such access. A separate 
service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties 
authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Staff report.--The prehearing staff report in the reviews will be 
placed in the nonpublic record on June 21, 2018, and a public version 
will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of the 
Commission's rules.
    Hearing.--The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the 
reviews beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the U.S. 
International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the 
hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission 
on or before July 3, 2018. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid 
the Commission's deliberations may request permission to present a 
short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to 
appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should participate in 
a prehearing conference to be held on July 6, 2018, at the U.S. 
International Trade Commission Building, if deemed necessary. Oral 
testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing 
are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24, and 207.66 of 
the Commission's rules. Parties must submit any request to present a 
portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business 
days prior to the date of the hearing.
    Written submissions.--Each party to the reviews may submit a 
prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with 
the provisions of section 207.65 of the Commission's rules; the 
deadline for filing is July 2, 2018. Parties may also file written 
testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as 
provided in section 207.24 of the Commission's rules, and posthearing 
briefs, which

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must conform with the provisions of section 207.67 of the Commission's 
rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is July 24, 2018. In 
addition, any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to 
the reviews may submit a written statement of information pertinent to 
the subject of the reviews on or before July 24, 2018. On August 15, 
2018, the Commission will make available to parties all information on 
which they have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit 
final comments on this information on or before August 17, 2018, but 
such final comments must not contain new factual information and must 
otherwise comply with section 207.68 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 reviews must be served on 
all other parties to the reviews (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 reviews are being conducted under authority of 
title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant 
to section 207.62 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 19, 2018.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-05899 Filed 3-22-18; 8:45 am]
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