Acetone From Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations, 6819 [2019-03477]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 40 / Thursday, February 28, 2019 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1435–1440 (Preliminary)] Acetone From Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1435–1440 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that 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 acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain, provided for in subheading 2914.11.10 and 2914.11.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by April 5, 2019. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by April 12, 2019. DATES: February 19, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abu Kanu (202) 205–2597, 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 this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—These investigations are being instituted, pursuant to section khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Feb 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)), in response to a petition filed on February 19, 2019, by AdvanSix Inc., Parsippany, New Jersey, Altivia Petrochemicals, LLC, Haverhill, Ohio, and Olin Corporation, Clayton, Missouri. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations 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 B (19 CFR part 207). Participation in the investigation and public service list.—Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. 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 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 these investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. 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 investigations available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made not later than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Conference.—The Commission’s Director of Investigations has scheduled a conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. Requests to appear at the conference should be emailed to preliminaryconferences@ usitc.gov (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before Friday, March 8, 2019. Parties in support of the imposition of antidumping duties in these investigations and parties in opposition PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6819 to the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the conference. Written submissions.—As provided in sections 201.8 and 207.15 of the Commission’s rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or before March 15, 2019, a written brief containing information and arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. Parties may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the conference. 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. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the 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 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1435-1440 (Preliminary)]


Acetone From Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South 
Africa, and Spain; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigations and 
Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of 
investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty 
investigation Nos. 731-TA-1435-1440 (Preliminary) pursuant to the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a 
reasonable indication that 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 acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi 
Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain, provided for in subheading 
2914.11.10 and 2914.11.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less 
than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') 
extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a 
preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 
days, or in this case by April 5, 2019. The Commission's views must be 
transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by 
April 12, 2019.

DATES: February 19, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abu Kanu (202) 205-2597, 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 this investigation may 
be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background.--These investigations are being instituted, pursuant to 
section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)), in 
response to a petition filed on February 19, 2019, by AdvanSix Inc., 
Parsippany, New Jersey, Altivia Petrochemicals, LLC, Haverhill, Ohio, 
and Olin Corporation, Clayton, Missouri.
    For further information concerning the conduct of these 
investigations 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 B (19 CFR part 207).
    Participation in the investigation and public service list.--
Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the 
investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 
of the Commission's rules, not later than seven days after publication 
of this notice in the Federal Register. 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 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 these 
investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of 
appearance.
    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 investigations available to authorized 
applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 
1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in 
the investigations, provided that the application is made not later 
than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary 
for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Conference.--The Commission's Director of Investigations has 
scheduled a conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 
a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the U.S. International Trade 
Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. Requests to 
appear at the conference should be emailed to 
preliminaryconferences@usitc.gov (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before 
Friday, March 8, 2019. Parties in support of the imposition of 
antidumping duties in these investigations and parties in opposition to 
the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one 
hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A 
nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission's deliberations 
may request permission to present a short statement at the conference.
    Written submissions.--As provided in sections 201.8 and 207.15 of 
the Commission's rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or 
before March 15, 2019, a written brief containing information and 
arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. 
Parties may file written testimony in connection with their 
presentation at the conference. 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.
    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the 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 207.12 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 22, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-03477 Filed 2-27-19; 8:45 am]
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