Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand, 14971 [2019-07246]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 71 / Friday, April 12, 2019 / Notices Background INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–618–619 and 731–TA–1441–1444 (Preliminary)] Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand 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 carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand, provided for in subheading 7318.15.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and to be subsidized by the governments of China and India.2 jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES 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. On February 21, 2019, Vulcan Threaded Products Inc., Pelham, Alabama, filed petitions 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 carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China and India and LTFV imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand. Accordingly, effective February 21, 2019, 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 Nos. 701–TA–618–619 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1441–1444 (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 February 28, 2019 (84 FR 6817). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on March 14, 2019, 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 April 8, 2019. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4885 (April 2019), entitled Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–618–619 and 731–TA– 1441–1444 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: April 8, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–07246 Filed 4–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 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 84 FR 10034 and 84 FR 10040 (March 19, 2019). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Apr 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14971 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1074] Certain Industrial Automation Systems and Components Thereof Including Control Systems, Controllers, Visualization Hardware, Motion and Motor Control Systems, Networking Equipment, Safety Devices, and Power Supplies; Issuance of a General Exclusion Order and a Cease and Desist Order; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a general exclusion order (‘‘GEO’’) denying entry of certain industrial automation systems and components thereof including control systems, controllers, visualization hardware, motion and motor control systems, networking equipment, safety devices, and power supplies that infringe complainant’s asserted trademarks. The Commission has also issued a cease and desist order (‘‘CDO’’) directed to respondent Fractioni (Hongkong) Ltd. (‘‘Fractioni’’). The investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Houda Morad, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–4716. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at 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. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on October 16, 2017, based on a complaint filed by Complainant Rockwell Automation, Inc. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (‘‘Complainant’’ or ‘‘Rockwell’’). See 82 FR 48113–15 (Oct. 16, 2017). 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 71 (Friday, April 12, 2019)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-618-619 and 731-TA-1441-1444 (Preliminary)]


Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From China, India, Taiwan, 
and Thailand

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 carbon and 
alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand, 
provided for in subheading 7318.15.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule 
of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States 
at less than fair value (``LTFV'') and to be subsidized by the 
governments of China and India.\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\ 84 FR 10034 and 84 FR 10040 (March 19, 2019).
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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 February 21, 2019, Vulcan Threaded Products Inc., Pelham, 
Alabama, filed petitions 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 
carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China and India and LTFV 
imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, 
Taiwan, and Thailand. Accordingly, effective February 21, 2019, 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 Nos. 701-TA-618-619 and antidumping duty investigation 
Nos. 731-TA-1441-1444 (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 February 28, 2019 (84 FR 6817). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on March 14, 2019, 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 April 
8, 2019. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 
4885 (April 2019), entitled Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from 
China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-618-619 
and 731-TA-1441-1444 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: April 8, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-07246 Filed 4-11-19; 8:45 am]
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