Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From China; Scheduling of Expedited Five-Year Reviews, 17889-17890 [2019-08388]

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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 17890 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 81 / Friday, April 26, 2019 / Notices amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES the Commission determined that it would conduct expedited reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)). Due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission operations, the Commission tolled its scheduling in these reviews. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews 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, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). Staff report.—A staff report containing information concerning the subject matter of the reviews will be placed in the nonpublic record on May 7, 2019, and made available to persons on the Administrative Protective Order service list for these reviews. A public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.62(d)(4) of the Commission’s rules. Written submissions.—As provided in section 207.62(d) of the Commission’s rules, interested parties that are parties to the reviews and that have provided individually adequate responses to the notice of institution,2 and any party other than an interested party to the reviews may file written comments with the Secretary on what determinations the Commission should reach in the reviews. Comments are due on or before May 14, 2019 and may not contain new factual information. Any person that is neither a party to the five-year reviews nor an interested party may submit a brief written statement (which shall not contain any new factual information) pertinent to the reviews by May 14, 2019. However, should the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) extend the time limit for its completion of the final results of its reviews, the deadline for comments (which may not contain new factual information) on Commerce’s final results is three business days after the issuance of Commerce’s results. If comments contain business proprietary information (BPI), they must conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s rules with respect to filing were revised effective July 25, 2014. See 79 FR 35920 (June 25, individual Commissioner’s statements will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s website. 2 The Commission has found the response submitted by Bull Moose Tube Co.; EXLTUBE; Independence Tube Corp., a Nucor company; Southland Tube, Inc., a Nucor company; TMK IPSCO; Wheatland Tube Co.; and Zekelman Industries to be individually adequate. Comments from other interested parties will not be accepted (see 19 CFR 207.62(d)(2)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:28 Apr 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 2014), and the revised Commission Handbook on E-filing, available from the Commission’s website at https:// edis.usitc.gov. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on all other parties to the reviews (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. Determination.—The Commission has determined these reviews are extraordinarily complicated and therefore has determined to exercise its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)(B). Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: April 22, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–08388 Filed 4–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–620 and 731– TA–1445 (Preliminary)] Wooden Cabinets and Vanities From China 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 wooden cabinets and vanities from China, provided for in subheadings 9403.40.90, 9403.60.80, and 9403.90.70 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 government of China.2 Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission 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 12581 (April 2, 2019) and 84 FR 12587 (April 2, 2019). PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 March 6, 2019, the American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance 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 wooden cabinets and vanities from China and LTFV imports of wooden cabinet and vanities from China. Accordingly, effective March 6, 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 No. 701–TA–620 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1445 (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 March 12, 2019 (84 FR 8890). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on March 27, 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 E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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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

AGENCY:  United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION:  Notice.

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SUMMARY:  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.

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,

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the Commission determined that it would conduct expedited reviews 
pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 
1675(c)(3)).
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    \1\ A record of the Commissioners' votes, the Commission's 
statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner's statements 
will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the 
Commission's website.
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    Due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of 
Commission operations, the Commission tolled its scheduling in these 
reviews.
    For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews 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, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
    Staff report.--A staff report containing information concerning the 
subject matter of the reviews will be placed in the nonpublic record on 
May 7, 2019, and made available to persons on the Administrative 
Protective Order service list for these reviews. A public version will 
be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.62(d)(4) of the 
Commission's rules.
    Written submissions.--As provided in section 207.62(d) of the 
Commission's rules, interested parties that are parties to the reviews 
and that have provided individually adequate responses to the notice of 
institution,\2\ and any party other than an interested party to the 
reviews may file written comments with the Secretary on what 
determinations the Commission should reach in the reviews. Comments are 
due on or before May 14, 2019 and may not contain new factual 
information. Any person that is neither a party to the five-year 
reviews nor an interested party may submit a brief written statement 
(which shall not contain any new factual information) pertinent to the 
reviews by May 14, 2019. However, should the Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') extend the time limit for its completion of the final 
results of its reviews, the deadline for comments (which may not 
contain new factual information) on Commerce's final results is three 
business days after the issuance of Commerce's results. If comments 
contain business proprietary information (BPI), they must conform with 
the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the 
Commission's rules. The Commission's rules with respect to filing were 
revised effective July 25, 2014. See 79 FR 35920 (June 25, 2014), and 
the revised Commission Handbook on E-filing, available from the 
Commission's website at https://edis.usitc.gov.
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    \2\ The Commission has found the response submitted by Bull 
Moose Tube Co.; EXLTUBE; Independence Tube Corp., a Nucor company; 
Southland Tube, Inc., a Nucor company; TMK IPSCO; Wheatland Tube 
Co.; and Zekelman Industries to be individually adequate. Comments 
from other interested parties will not be accepted (see 19 CFR 
207.62(d)(2)).
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    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each 
document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on all other 
parties to the reviews (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.
    Determination.--The Commission has determined these reviews are 
extraordinarily complicated and therefore has determined to exercise 
its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days pursuant to 
19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)(B).

    Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of 
title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published 
pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: April 22, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-08388 Filed 4-25-19; 8:45 am]
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