Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs From China, Germany, and Mexico, 56102 [2018-24515]

Download as PDF 56102 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 218 / Friday, November 9, 2018 / Notices Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of subsidized and LTFV imports of aluminum wire and cable from China. Accordingly, effective September 21, 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–611 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1428 (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 September 27, 2018 (83 FR 48864). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 12, 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 November 5, 2018. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4843 (November 2018), entitled Aluminum Wire and Cable from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–611 and 731–TA–1428 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: November 5, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–24510 Filed 11–8–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–610 and 731– TA–1425–1427 (Preliminary)] Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs From China, Germany, and Mexico khammond on DSK30JT082PROD 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 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 18:54 Nov 08, 2018 Jkt 247001 materially injured by reason of imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and by reason of imports subsidized by the government of China.2 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 September 20, 2018, American Keg Company, LLC, Pottstown, Pennsylvania 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 subsidized imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from China and LTFV imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico. Accordingly, effective September 20, 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–610 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1425–1427 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a 2 83 FR 52192 and 83 FR 52195 (October 16, 2018). PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 September 26, 2018 (83 FR 48652). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 11, 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 November 5, 2018. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4844 (November 2018), entitled Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–610 and 731–TA–1425– 1427 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: November 5, 2018. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 218 (Friday, November 9, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 56102]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-24515]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-610 and 731-TA-1425-1427 (Preliminary)]


Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs From China, Germany, and Mexico

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 refillable 
stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico that are alleged 
to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV'') and 
by reason of imports subsidized by the government of China.\2\
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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)).
    \2\ 83 FR 52192 and 83 FR 52195 (October 16, 2018).
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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 September 20, 2018, American Keg Company, LLC, Pottstown, 
Pennsylvania 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 subsidized imports of 
refillable stainless steel kegs from China and LTFV imports of 
refillable stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico. 
Accordingly, effective September 20, 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-610 
and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1425-1427 (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 September 26, 2018 (83 FR 48652). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 11, 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 
November 5, 2018. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 4844 (November 2018), entitled Refillable Stainless Steel 
Kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-610 and 
731-TA-1425-1427 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: November 5, 2018.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.

[FR Doc. 2018-24515 Filed 11-8-18; 8:45 am]
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