Renewal of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership, 45414-45415 [2018-19231]

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ACTION: Notice of renewal of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee and solicitation of nominations for membership. AGENCY: Pursuant to provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Commerce (the Department) announces the renewal of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC or ‘‘Committee’’) and requests nominations for membership. The purpose of the CINTAC is to provide advice to the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, which will be used by the Department in its role as a member of the Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee and of the TeamUSA interagency group to promote U.S. civil nuclear trade. DATES: Nominations for members must be received on or before 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on September 28, 2018. ADDRESSES: Nominations may be emailed Jonathan.Chesebro@trade.gov; faxed to the attention of Jonathan Chesebro at 202–482–5665; or mailed to Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 28018, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 28018, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202–482–1297; fax 202–482–5665; email Jonathan.Chesebro@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background and Authority The CINTAC was established on September 17, 2008, pursuant to the Department of Commerce authority under 15 U.S.C. 1512 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The CINTAC functions solely as an advisory committee in accordance with the provisions of FACA. As noted in the SUMMARY, CINTAC provides advice to the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services which will be used by the Department in its role as a member of the Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee and as a member of the Atoms for Prosperity interagency group to promote U.S. civil nuclear trade. In particular, the Committee advises on matters including, but not limited to: (1) Matters concerning trade policy development and negotiations relating to U.S. civil nuclear exports; (2) The effect of U.S. Government policies, regulations, programs, and foreign government policies and practices on the export of U.S. civil nuclear goods and services; (3) The competitiveness of U.S. industry and its ability to compete for civil nuclear products and services opportunities in international markets, including specific problems in exporting, and provide specific recommendations regarding U.S. Government and public/private actions to assist civil nuclear companies in expanding their exports; (4) The identification of priority civil nuclear products and services markets with the potential for high immediate returns for U.S. exports, as well as emerging markets with a longer-term potential for U.S. exports; (5) Strategies to increase private sector awareness and effective use of U.S. Government export promotion programs, and recommendations on how U.S. Government programs may be more efficiently designed and coordinated; (6) The development of complementary industry and trade association export promotion programs, including ways for greater and more effective coordination of U.S. Government efforts with private sector E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 174 / Friday, September 7, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES organizations’ civil nuclear industry export promotion efforts; and (7) The development of U.S. Government programs to encourage producers of civil nuclear products and services to enter new foreign markets, in connection with which CINTAC may advise on how to gather, disseminate, and promote awareness of information on civil nuclear exports and related trade issues. II. Membership CINTAC shall consist of approximately 40 members appointed by the Secretary, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidance and based on their ability to carry out the objectives of the Committee. Members shall represent U.S. entities involved in the export of civil nuclear products and services and reflect the diversity of this sector, including in terms of entities’ size and geographic location. The Committee shall also represent the diversity of company or organizational roles in the development of civil nuclear energy projects, including, for example, U.S. civil nuclear manufacturing and services companies, U.S. utilities, U.S. trade associations, and other U.S. organizations in the U.S. civil nuclear sector. The Secretary shall appoint to the Committee at least one individual representing each of the following: a. Civil nuclear manufacturing and services companies; b. small businesses; c. utilities; d. trade associations in the civil nuclear sector; e. research institutions and universities; and f. private sector organizations involved in strengthening the export competitiveness of U.S. civil nuclear products and services. Members shall serve in a representative capacity, expressing the views and interests of a U.S. entity, as well as its particular subsector; they are, therefore, not Special Government Employees. Each member of the Committee must be a U.S. citizen and must not be registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. No member may represent a U.S. entity that is majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity (or foreign government entities). The Secretary of Commerce invites applications for the CINTAC, consistent with the above membership requirements. To be considered for membership, submit the following information (2 pages maximum) by 5:00 p.m. EDT on September 28, 2018 to the email or mailing address listed in the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 ADRRESSES section. If you are interested in nominating someone to become a member of the CINTAC, please provide the following information (2 pages maximum): (1) Name; (2) Title; (3) Work phone, fax, and, email address; (4) Name of entity to be represented and address including website address; (5) Short biography of nominee including credentials; (6) Brief description of the entity and its business activities, size (number of employees and annual sales), and export markets served; and, (7) An affirmative statement that the applicant and entity to be represented meet all eligibility criteria, specifically addressing that the applicant: (a) Is a U.S. citizen; and (b) Is not required to register as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Please do not send organization brochures or any other information. All applications should be submitted in pdf or MS Word format via email to jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov, or via mail to Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 28018, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. Nominees selected for appointment to the Committee will be notified by mail. Dated: August 29, 2018. Edward O’Malley, Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2018–19231 Filed 9–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–867] Large Power Transformers From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016–2017 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) and Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems Co. (HEES) (collectively, Hyundai) made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value, and that Hyosung Corporation (Hyosung) did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value, AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45415 during the period of review (POR) August 1, 2016, through July 31, 2017. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable September 7, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua DeMoss, Tyler Weinhold, or John Drury, AD/CVD Operations, Office VI, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3362, (202) 482–1121, or (202) 482–0195, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce initiated this review on October 16, 2017.1 We selected two mandatory respondents in this review, Hyosung and HHI.2 Commerce exercised its discretion to toll all deadlines affected by the closure of the Federal Government from January 20 through 22, 2018. The revised deadline for the preliminary results of this review is August 31, 2018.3 For a more detailed description of the events that followed the initiation of this review, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum, dated concurrently with these results and hereby adopted by this notice.4 The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and 1 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 82 FR 48051 (October 16, 2017) (Initiation Notice). 2 In accordance with Commerce’s decision in the LPTs from Korea changed circumstances review, Commerce has determined that HEES is the successor-in-interest to HHI. See Large Power Transformers from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 83 FR 24973 (May 31, 2018) (LPTs from Korea CCR) (unchanged in Large Power Transformers from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, signed August 28, 2018; pending publication). 3 See Memorandum for The Record from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, performing the nonexclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, ‘‘Deadlines Affected by the Shutdown of the Federal Government’’ (Tolling Memorandum), dated January 23, 2018. All deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by 3 days. 4 See Memorandum to Gary Taverman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, from James Maeder, Senior Director, performing the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, entitled ‘‘Decision Memorandum for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Large Power Transformers from the Republic of Korea; 2016–2017’’ (Preliminary Decision Memorandum), dated concurrently with this notice. E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2018-19231]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Renewal of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee and 
Solicitation of Nominations for Membership

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of renewal of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee 
and solicitation of nominations for membership.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 
the Department of Commerce (the Department) announces the renewal of 
the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC or ``Committee'') 
and requests nominations for membership. The purpose of the CINTAC is 
to provide advice to the Secretary of Commerce regarding the 
development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of 
civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. 
laws and regulations, which will be used by the Department in its role 
as a member of the Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade 
Promotion Coordinating Committee and of the TeamUSA interagency group 
to promote U.S. civil nuclear trade.

DATES: Nominations for members must be received on or before 4:00 p.m. 
Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on September 28, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Nominations may be emailed [email protected]; 
faxed to the attention of Jonathan Chesebro at 202-482-5665; or mailed 
to Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 
28018, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries, Room 28018, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; phone 202-482-1297; fax 
202-482-5665; email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background and Authority

    The CINTAC was established on September 17, 2008, pursuant to the 
Department of Commerce authority under 15 U.S.C. 1512 and the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The CINTAC 
functions solely as an advisory committee in accordance with the 
provisions of FACA. As noted in the SUMMARY, CINTAC provides advice to 
the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration 
of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services 
which will be used by the Department in its role as a member of the 
Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating 
Committee and as a member of the Atoms for Prosperity interagency group 
to promote U.S. civil nuclear trade. In particular, the Committee 
advises on matters including, but not limited to:
    (1) Matters concerning trade policy development and negotiations 
relating to U.S. civil nuclear exports;
    (2) The effect of U.S. Government policies, regulations, programs, 
and foreign government policies and practices on the export of U.S. 
civil nuclear goods and services;
    (3) The competitiveness of U.S. industry and its ability to compete 
for civil nuclear products and services opportunities in international 
markets, including specific problems in exporting, and provide specific 
recommendations regarding U.S. Government and public/private actions to 
assist civil nuclear companies in expanding their exports;
    (4) The identification of priority civil nuclear products and 
services markets with the potential for high immediate returns for U.S. 
exports, as well as emerging markets with a longer-term potential for 
U.S. exports;
    (5) Strategies to increase private sector awareness and effective 
use of U.S. Government export promotion programs, and recommendations 
on how U.S. Government programs may be more efficiently designed and 
coordinated;
    (6) The development of complementary industry and trade association 
export promotion programs, including ways for greater and more 
effective coordination of U.S. Government efforts with private sector

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organizations' civil nuclear industry export promotion efforts; and
    (7) The development of U.S. Government programs to encourage 
producers of civil nuclear products and services to enter new foreign 
markets, in connection with which CINTAC may advise on how to gather, 
disseminate, and promote awareness of information on civil nuclear 
exports and related trade issues.

II. Membership

    CINTAC shall consist of approximately 40 members appointed by the 
Secretary, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce 
guidance and based on their ability to carry out the objectives of the 
Committee. Members shall represent U.S. entities involved in the export 
of civil nuclear products and services and reflect the diversity of 
this sector, including in terms of entities' size and geographic 
location. The Committee shall also represent the diversity of company 
or organizational roles in the development of civil nuclear energy 
projects, including, for example, U.S. civil nuclear manufacturing and 
services companies, U.S. utilities, U.S. trade associations, and other 
U.S. organizations in the U.S. civil nuclear sector. The Secretary 
shall appoint to the Committee at least one individual representing 
each of the following:
    a. Civil nuclear manufacturing and services companies;
    b. small businesses;
    c. utilities;
    d. trade associations in the civil nuclear sector;
    e. research institutions and universities; and
    f. private sector organizations involved in strengthening the 
export competitiveness of U.S. civil nuclear products and services.
    Members shall serve in a representative capacity, expressing the 
views and interests of a U.S. entity, as well as its particular 
subsector; they are, therefore, not Special Government Employees. Each 
member of the Committee must be a U.S. citizen and must not be 
registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration 
Act. No member may represent a U.S. entity that is majority owned or 
controlled by a foreign government entity (or foreign government 
entities). The Secretary of Commerce invites applications for the 
CINTAC, consistent with the above membership requirements. To be 
considered for membership, submit the following information (2 pages 
maximum) by 5:00 p.m. EDT on September 28, 2018 to the email or mailing 
address listed in the ADRRESSES section. If you are interested in 
nominating someone to become a member of the CINTAC, please provide the 
following information (2 pages maximum):
    (1) Name;
    (2) Title;
    (3) Work phone, fax, and, email address;
    (4) Name of entity to be represented and address including website 
address;
    (5) Short biography of nominee including credentials;
    (6) Brief description of the entity and its business activities, 
size (number of employees and annual sales), and export markets served; 
and,
    (7) An affirmative statement that the applicant and entity to be 
represented meet all eligibility criteria, specifically addressing that 
the applicant:
    (a) Is a U.S. citizen; and
    (b) Is not required to register as a foreign agent under the 
Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended.
    Please do not send organization brochures or any other information.
    All applications should be submitted in pdf or MS Word format via 
email to [email protected], or via mail to Jonathan Chesebro, 
Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 28018, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20230.
    Nominees selected for appointment to the Committee will be notified 
by mail.

    Dated: August 29, 2018.
Edward O'Malley,
Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2018-19231 Filed 9-6-18; 8:45 am]
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