Rubber Bands From Thailand, 17889 [2019-08387]

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[FR Doc. 2019–08287 Filed 4–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1410 (Final)] Rubber Bands From Thailand Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of rubber bands from Thailand, provided for in subheading 4016.99.35 2 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’).3 amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Background The Commission, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted this investigation effective January 30, 2018, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and 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 Merchandise covered by the scope of this investigation may also be imported under HTSUS subheading 4016.99.60. 3 Rubber Bands From Thailand: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 84 FR 8304, March 7, 2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Apr 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 Commerce by Alliance Rubber Co., Hot Springs, Arkansas. Effective August 29, 2018, the Commission established a general schedule for the conduct of the final phase of its investigations on rubber bands following notification of a preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of rubber bands from China and Thailand were being sold at LTFV within the meaning of section 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigation and of a public hearing 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 on September 17, 2018 (83 FR 46969).4 The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on November 13, 2018, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. On February 11, 2019, the Commission issued final affirmative determinations in its antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of rubber bands from China.5 Following notification of a final determination by Commerce that imports of rubber bands from Thailand were being sold at LTFV within the meaning of section 735(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(a)), notice of the supplemental scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s antidumping duty investigation 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 March 29, 2019 (84 FR 12001). The Commission made this determination pursuant to section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determination in this investigation on April 22, 2019. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4887 (April 2019), entitled Rubber Bands from Thailand: Investigation No. 731– TA–1410 (Final). By order of the Commission. 4 Due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission operations, all import injury investigations conducted under authority of Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 accordingly were tolled pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)(2), 1673d(b)(2). 5 Rubber Bands from China; Determinations, 84 FR 4534, February 15, 2019; Rubber Bands from China, Inv. Nos. 701–TA–598 and 731–TA–1408 (Final), USITC Publication 4863, February 2019. PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17889 Issued: April 22, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–08387 Filed 4–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–447 and 731– TA–1116 (Second Review)] Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From China; Scheduling of Expedited Five-Year Reviews United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. SUMMARY: DATES: March 11, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (Christopher Watson (202–205–2684), 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 these reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On March 11, 2019, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (83 FR 54936, November 1, 2018) of the subject five-year reviews was adequate and that the respondent interested party group response was inadequate. The Commission did not find any other circumstances that would warrant conducting full reviews.1 Accordingly, 1 A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM Continued 26APN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 731-TA-1410 (Final)]


Rubber Bands From Thailand

Determination

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigation, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by 
reason of imports of rubber bands from Thailand, provided for in 
subheading 4016.99.35 \2\ of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') to be sold in the United States at less than fair value 
(``LTFV'').\3\
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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\ Merchandise covered by the scope of this investigation may 
also be imported under HTSUS subheading 4016.99.60.
    \3\ Rubber Bands From Thailand: Final Determination of Sales at 
Less Than Fair Value, 84 FR 8304, March 7, 2019.
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Background

    The Commission, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 
1673d(b)), instituted this investigation effective January 30, 2018, 
following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce 
by Alliance Rubber Co., Hot Springs, Arkansas. Effective August 29, 
2018, the Commission established a general schedule for the conduct of 
the final phase of its investigations on rubber bands following 
notification of a preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of 
rubber bands from China and Thailand were being sold at LTFV within the 
meaning of section 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of 
the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission's investigation and 
of a public hearing 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 on September 17, 2018 (83 FR 46969).\4\ 
The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on November 13, 2018, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel. On February 11, 2019, the Commission issued final 
affirmative determinations in its antidumping and countervailing duty 
investigations of rubber bands from China.\5\ Following notification of 
a final determination by Commerce that imports of rubber bands from 
Thailand were being sold at LTFV within the meaning of section 735(a) 
of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(a)), notice of the supplemental scheduling 
of the final phase of the Commission's antidumping duty investigation 
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 March 29, 2019 (84 FR 
12001).
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    \4\ Due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of 
Commission operations, all import injury investigations conducted 
under authority of Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 accordingly 
were tolled pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)(2), 1673d(b)(2).
    \5\ Rubber Bands from China; Determinations, 84 FR 4534, 
February 15, 2019; Rubber Bands from China, Inv. Nos. 701-TA-598 and 
731-TA-1408 (Final), USITC Publication 4863, February 2019.
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    The Commission made this determination pursuant to section 735(b) 
of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its 
determination in this investigation on April 22, 2019.
    The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4887 
(April 2019), entitled Rubber Bands from Thailand: Investigation No. 
731-TA-1410 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: April 22, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-08387 Filed 4-25-19; 8:45 am]
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