Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Ukraine, 31369-31370 [2018-14427]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 129 / Thursday, July 5, 2018 / Notices reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ‘‘usagedriven’’ FTZ sites for operators/users located within a grantee’s ‘‘service area’’ in the context of the FTZ Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on June 28, 2018. FTZ 78 was approved by the FTZ Board on April 2, 1982 (Board Order 190, 47 FR 16191, April 15, 1982) and expanded on February 18, 1999 (Board Order 1024, 64 FR 9472, February 26, 1999), on October 24, 2000 (Board Order 1124, 65 FR 66231, November 3, 2000), on September 30, 2002 (Board Order 1249, 67 FR 62697, October 8, 2002), and on June 22, 2011 (Board Order 1768, 76 FR 39379, July 6, 2011). The current zone includes the following sites: Site 6 (806 acres)— Nashville International Airport, One Terminal Drive, Nashville; Site 7 (80 acres)—East Gate Business Park, 3850 and 7800 Eastgate Blvd., Nashville; Site 13 (128 acres)—GAP, Inc., 100, 200 & 300 Gap Blvd., Gallatin; Site 14 (2 acres)—DHL Global Forwarding, 317 Air Freight Blvd., Nashville; and, Site 15 (27.37 acres)—Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, Inc., 578 Aldi Blvd., Mt. Juliet. The grantee’s proposed service area under the ASF would be the Counties of Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Macon, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson and Wilson, Tennessee, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The application indicates that the proposed service area is within and adjacent to the Nashville Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing zone to include existing Sites 6 and 7 as ‘‘magnet’’ sites and existing Sites 13, 14 and 15 as usage-driven sites. The ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the ‘‘sunset’’ time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and the applicant proposes that Site 6 be so exempted. No proposed subzones/ usage-driven sites are being requested at this time. The application would have no impact on FTZ 78’s previously authorized subzones. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Kathleen Boyce of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Jul 03, 2018 Jkt 244001 record and to report findings and recommendations to the FTZ Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is September 4, 2018. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to September 18, 2018. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Kathleen Boyce at Kathleen.Boyce@trade.gov or (202) 482– 1346. Dated: June 28, 2018. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–14428 Filed 7–3–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–823–815] Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Ukraine Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable June 28, 2018. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) and a representative of the Ukrainian signatory producer/exporter of certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Ukraine, Interpipe, have signed an amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine (Agreement). The amendment to the Agreement extends the Agreement for one additional year, specifying that the Agreement shall terminate five years after the applicable date of the original agreement, on July 10, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sally Craig Gannon or David Cordell at (202) 482–0162 or (202) 482–0408, respectively; Bilateral Agreements Unit, Office of Policy, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31369 Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As signed on July 10, 2014, Section H of the Agreement stated that, ‘‘this Agreement shall terminate three years after the effective date of this Agreement, on July 10, 2017.’’ 1 The Agreement was extended by one year, to July 10, 2018.2 On November 20, 2017, Ukrainian signatory producer/exporter Interpipe Europe S.A.; Interpipe Ukraine LLC; PJSC Interpipe Niznedneprovsky Tube Rolling Plant; LLC Interpipe Niko Tube; and North American Interpipe, Inc. (collectively, Interpipe) requested a five-year extension of the Agreement.3 From January 2018 through June 2018, Commerce received comments on Interpipe’s request.4 Commerce has considered the comments submitted by parties and has determined to grant Interpipe’s request, in part, and to extend the Agreement by an additional year, based on the unique facts and circumstances in Ukraine which have affected Interpipe’s operations since the inception of the Agreement and are still ongoing.5 Commerce and Interpipe, therefore, signed an amendment to the Agreement on June 28, 2018, extending the Agreement by an additional oneyear period such that the Agreement will terminate, and Commerce will issue an antidumping duty order, on July 10, 2019. The terms and conditions of the June 28, 2018 amendment to the Agreement are set forth in the Amendment to the Agreement, which is attached in Annex 1 to this notice. We are publishing this notice consistent with section 734(f)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.208(g)(2). 1 See Suspension of Antidumping Investigation: Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine, 79 FR 41959 (July 18, 2014). 2 See Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Ukraine, 82 FR 32681 (July 17, 2017). 3 See Letter from Interpipe entitled ‘‘Antidumping Duty Suspension Agreement on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine: Request to Extend the Suspension Agreement’’ (November 20, 2017) (Interpipe’s Request). 4 See Memorandum to P. Lee Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations, from Carole Showers, Executive Director, Office of Policy, entitled ‘‘Decision Memorandum on Whether to Extend the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine’’ (June 28, 2018) (Decision Memorandum) at the summary section for a listing of the comments. 5 See Interpipe’s Request at 2; see also Interpipe’s February 27, 2018 and June 11, 2018 Letters and the Decision Memorandum. E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1 31370 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 129 / Thursday, July 5, 2018 / Notices Dated: June 28, 2018. P. Lee Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations Enforcement & Compliance. Annex 1—Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) From Ukraine Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Ukraine The United States Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the producers/exporters of Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine that are signatories to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine (Agreement), signed on July 10, 2014, and amended on July 10, 2017, hereby amend Section H of the Agreement, as follows: The First Sentence of Section H is Amended as Follows (Changes in Italics): (H) Termination or Withdrawal This Agreement shall terminate five years after the effective date of this Agreement, on July 10, 2019. All other provisions of the Agreement, as amended, continue with full force. Signed on June 28, 2018, in Washington, DC by P. Lee Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations Enforcement & Compliance Deen Kaplan, Counsel for Interpipe Europe S.A.; Interpipe Ukraine LLC; PJSC Interpipe Niznedneprovsky Tube Rolling Plant; LLC Interpipe Niko Tube; North American Interpipe, Inc. [FR Doc. 2018–14427 Filed 7–3–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 AGENCY: The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold an open meeting in-person and via teleconference on Thursday, August 30, SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Jul 03, 2018 Jkt 244001 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to update the Committee on the progress of planning for the NCST technical investigation to study building failures and emergency response and evacuation during Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, and the implementation of recommendations from previous NCST investigations, including the Joplin tornado investigation. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https:// www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failurestudies/national-construction-safetyteam-ncst/advisory-committee. DATES: The NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in person and via teleconference in the Portrait Room of Building 101, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. For instructions on how to participate in the meeting, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Banner, Administrative Office Assistant, Community Resilience Program, Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8615, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604. Ms. Banner’s email address is Melissa.Banner@nist.gov; and her phone number is (301) 975–8912. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established pursuant to Section 11 of the NCST Act (Pub. L. 107–231, codified at 15 U.S.C. 7301 et seq.). The Committee is currently composed of six members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected on the basis of established records of distinguished service in their professional community and their knowledge of issues affecting the National Construction Safety Teams. The Committee advises the Director of NIST on carrying out the NCST Act; reviews the procedures developed for conducting investigations; and reviews the reports issued documenting investigations. Background information on the NCST Act and information on the NCST Advisory Committee is available at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disasterfailure-studies/national-constructionsafety-team-ncst/advisory-committee. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 8:30 PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. The meeting will be held in person and via teleconference in the Portrait Room of Building 101, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. The primary purposes of this meeting are to update the Committee on the progress of planning for the NCST technical investigation to study building failures and emergency response and evacuation during Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, and the implementation of recommendations from previous NCST investigations, including the Joplin tornado investigation. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/ disaster-failure-studies/nationalconstruction-safety-team-ncst/advisorycommittee-meetings. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to items on the Committee’s agenda for this meeting are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved near the conclusion of the meeting for public comments, and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Public comments can be provided in person or by teleconference attendance. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. All those wishing to speak must submit their request by email to the attention of Melissa Banner Melissa.Banner@ nist.gov, by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, August 17, 2018. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who wish to speak but cannot be accommodated on the agenda, and those who are unable to attend are invited to submit written statements to the NCST, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604, or electronically by email to Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov. To participate in the meeting, please submit your first and last name, email address, and phone number to Melissa Banner at Melissa.Banner@nist.gov or (301) 975–8912. After pre-registering, participants will be provided with detailed instructions on how to join the meeting remotely. All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting in person or via E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 129 (Thursday, July 5, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31369-31370]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-14427]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-823-815]


Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty 
Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Ukraine

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

DATES: Applicable June 28, 2018.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) and a representative of 
the Ukrainian signatory producer/exporter of certain oil country 
tubular goods (OCTG) from Ukraine, Interpipe, have signed an amendment 
to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on 
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine (Agreement). The 
amendment to the Agreement extends the Agreement for one additional 
year, specifying that the Agreement shall terminate five years after 
the applicable date of the original agreement, on July 10, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sally Craig Gannon or David Cordell at 
(202) 482-0162 or (202) 482-0408, respectively; Bilateral Agreements 
Unit, Office of Policy, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC, 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    As signed on July 10, 2014, Section H of the Agreement stated that, 
``this Agreement shall terminate three years after the effective date 
of this Agreement, on July 10, 2017.'' \1\ The Agreement was extended 
by one year, to July 10, 2018.\2\ On November 20, 2017, Ukrainian 
signatory producer/exporter Interpipe Europe S.A.; Interpipe Ukraine 
LLC; PJSC Interpipe Niznedneprovsky Tube Rolling Plant; LLC Interpipe 
Niko Tube; and North American Interpipe, Inc. (collectively, Interpipe) 
requested a five-year extension of the Agreement.\3\ From January 2018 
through June 2018, Commerce received comments on Interpipe's 
request.\4\ Commerce has considered the comments submitted by parties 
and has determined to grant Interpipe's request, in part, and to extend 
the Agreement by an additional year, based on the unique facts and 
circumstances in Ukraine which have affected Interpipe's operations 
since the inception of the Agreement and are still ongoing.\5\ Commerce 
and Interpipe, therefore, signed an amendment to the Agreement on June 
28, 2018, extending the Agreement by an additional one-year period such 
that the Agreement will terminate, and Commerce will issue an 
antidumping duty order, on July 10, 2019.
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    \1\ See Suspension of Antidumping Investigation: Certain Oil 
Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine, 79 FR 41959 (July 18, 2014).
    \2\ See Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping 
Duty Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From 
Ukraine, 82 FR 32681 (July 17, 2017).
    \3\ See Letter from Interpipe entitled ``Antidumping Duty 
Suspension Agreement on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from 
Ukraine: Request to Extend the Suspension Agreement'' (November 20, 
2017) (Interpipe's Request).
    \4\ See Memorandum to P. Lee Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Policy and Negotiations, from Carole Showers, Executive 
Director, Office of Policy, entitled ``Decision Memorandum on 
Whether to Extend the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty 
Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine'' 
(June 28, 2018) (Decision Memorandum) at the summary section for a 
listing of the comments.
    \5\ See Interpipe's Request at 2; see also Interpipe's February 
27, 2018 and June 11, 2018 Letters and the Decision Memorandum.
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    The terms and conditions of the June 28, 2018 amendment to the 
Agreement are set forth in the Amendment to the Agreement, which is 
attached in Annex 1 to this notice.
    We are publishing this notice consistent with section 734(f)(1)(A) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.208(g)(2).


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    Dated: June 28, 2018.
P. Lee Smith,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations Enforcement & 
Compliance.

Annex 1--Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty 
Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) From Ukraine

Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty 
Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Ukraine

    The United States Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the 
producers/exporters of Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine 
that are signatories to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty 
Investigation on Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from Ukraine 
(Agreement), signed on July 10, 2014, and amended on July 10, 2017, 
hereby amend Section H of the Agreement, as follows:

The First Sentence of Section H is Amended as Follows (Changes in 
Italics):

(H) Termination or Withdrawal
    This Agreement shall terminate five years after the effective date 
of this Agreement, on July 10, 2019.
    All other provisions of the Agreement, as amended, continue with 
full force.

Signed on June 28, 2018, in Washington, DC by
P. Lee Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations 
Enforcement & Compliance

Deen Kaplan, Counsel for Interpipe Europe S.A.; Interpipe Ukraine LLC; 
PJSC Interpipe Niznedneprovsky Tube Rolling Plant; LLC Interpipe Niko 
Tube; North American Interpipe, Inc.

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