Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam; Determinations, 20164-20165 [2019-09395]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 20164 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 8, 2019 / Notices consumption, the party should so indicate and provide information establishing that activities involving other types of entry either are adversely affecting it or likely to do so. For background, see Certain Devices for Connecting Computers via Telephone Lines, Inv. No. 337–TA–360, USITC Pub. No. 2843, Comm’n Op. at 7–10 (December 1994). If the Commission contemplates some form of remedy, it must consider the effects of that remedy upon the public interest. The factors the Commission will consider include the effect that an exclusion order and/or cease and desist orders would have on (1) the public health and welfare, (2) competitive conditions in the U.S. economy, (3) U.S. production of articles that are like or directly competitive with those that are subject to investigation, and (4) U.S. consumers. The Commission is therefore interested in receiving written submissions that address the aforementioned public interest factors in the context of this investigation. If the Commission orders some form of remedy, the U.S. Trade Representative, as delegated by the President, has 60 days to approve or disapprove the Commission’s action. See Presidential Memorandum of July 21, 2005, 70 FR 43251 (July 26, 2005). During this period, the subject articles would be entitled to enter the United States under bond, in an amount determined by the Commission and prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. The Commission is therefore interested in receiving submissions concerning the amount of the bond that should be imposed if a remedy is ordered. Written Submissions: Parties to the investigation, interested government agencies, and any other interested parties are encouraged to file written submissions on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding. Such submissions should address the recommended determination by the ALJ on remedy and bonding. Complainant and OUII are also requested to submit proposed remedial orders for the Commission’s consideration. Complainant is also requested to state the date that the patent expires, the HTSUS numbers under which the accused products are imported, and to supply the names of known importers of the products at issue in this investigation. The written submissions and proposed remedial orders must be filed no later than close of business on [two weeks from the date of this notice], 2019. Reply submissions must be filed no later than the close of business on [one week later], 2019. No VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 May 07, 2019 Jkt 247001 further submissions on these issues will be permitted unless otherwise ordered by the Commission. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit eight true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary pursuant to Section 210.4(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337– TA–1117’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook on Filing Procedures, https:// www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_ on_filing_procedures.pdf). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary at (202) 205–2000. Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment unless the information has already been granted such treatment during the proceedings. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary of the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 210.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is sought will be treated accordingly. A redacted nonconfidential version of the document must also be filed simultaneously with any confidential filing. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel,1 solely for cybersecurity purposes. All non-confidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, and in Part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR part 210. By order of the Commission. 1 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued: May 2, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–09396 Filed 5–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 701–TA–486 and 731–TA– 1195–1196 (Review)] Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam; Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that revocation of the countervailing duty order on utility scale wind towers from China and the antidumping duty orders on utility scale wind towers from China and Vietnam would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.2 Background The Commission, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)), instituted these reviews on January 2, 2018 (83 FR 142) and determined on April 9, 2018 that it would conduct full reviews (83 FR 17446, April 19, 2018). Notice of the scheduling of the Commission’s reviews 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 13, 2018 (83 FR 46516). Effective February 4, 2019, the Commission revised its schedule due to the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission operations (84 FR 2926, February 8, 2019). The Commission cancelled the hearing scheduled on February 28, 2019 following a request by the sole party to the proceeding (84 FR 7934, March 5, 2019). In lieu of a hearing, the domestic producers responded to written questions submitted by the Commission as part of their posthearing brief. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)). It 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 Chairman David S. Johanson dissenting with respect to the antidumping duty order on utility scale wind towers from Vietnam. Commissioner Meredith M. Broadbent not participating. E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 89 / Wednesday, May 8, 2019 / Notices completed and filed its determinations in these reviews on May 2, 2019. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4888 (April 2019), entitled Utility Scale Wind Towers from China and Vietnam: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–486 and 731–TA–1195–1196 (Review). By order of the Commission. Issued: May 2, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–09395 Filed 5–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1043] Certain Electrical Connectors, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) has issued a Final Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337 and Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond in the abovecaptioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation of section 337. This notice is soliciting public interest comments from the public only. Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to Commission rules. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint A. Gerdine, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2310. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investgation 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 khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 May 07, 2019 Jkt 247001 this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the public health and welfare, competition conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States consumers, it finds that such articles should not be excluded from entry. 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). The Commission is soliciting comments on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief. The ALJ recommended, should the Commission find a violation, that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order directed against certain electrical connectors, components thereof, and products containing the same imported, sold for importation, and/or sold after importation by respondents Robert Bosch GmbH of Baden-Wuertemberg, Germany; Bosch Automotive Products (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. of Jiangsu, China; Robert Bosch LLC of Broadview, Illinois; Robert Bosch, Sistemas Automatrices, S.A. de C.V. of Chihuahua, Mexico; Robert Bosch, Ltda. of Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. and Foxconn Interconnect Technology, Ltd., both of New Tapei City, Taiwan. The Commission is interested in further development of the record on the public interest in its investigations. Accordingly, parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). In addition, members of the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of the administrative law judge’s Recommended Determination on Remedy and Bond issued in this investigation on April 12, 2019. Comments should address whether issuance of a remedial order in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended order are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the recommended orders; PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20165 (iii) indicate the extent to which like or directly competitive articles are produced in the United States or are otherwise available in the United States, with respect to the articles potentially subject to the recommended orders; (iv) indicate whether Complainant, Complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the recommended orders within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the recommended order would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions must be filed by the close of business on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadline stated above and submit eight true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary pursuant to Commission Rule 210.4(f), CFR part 210.4(f). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337–TA–1043’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook on Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/ documents/handbook_on_filing_ procedures.pdf). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary at (202) 205–2000. Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment unless the information has already been granted such treatment during the proceedings. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary of the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR part 210.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is sought will be treated accordingly. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. This action is taken under authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, and part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). By order of the Commission. Issued: May 2, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–09397 Filed 5–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 89 (Wednesday, May 8, 2019)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 701-TA-486 and 731-TA-1195-1196 (Review)]


Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam; Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject five-year 
reviews, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that revocation of the countervailing duty order on utility 
scale wind towers from China and the antidumping duty orders on utility 
scale wind towers from China and Vietnam would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the 
United States within a reasonably foreseeable time.\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\ Chairman David S. Johanson dissenting with respect to the 
antidumping duty order on utility scale wind towers from Vietnam. 
Commissioner Meredith M. Broadbent not participating.
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Background

    The Commission, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 
1675(c)), instituted these reviews on January 2, 2018 (83 FR 142) and 
determined on April 9, 2018 that it would conduct full reviews (83 FR 
17446, April 19, 2018). Notice of the scheduling of the Commission's 
reviews 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 13, 2018 (83 FR 46516). 
Effective February 4, 2019, the Commission revised its schedule due to 
the lapse in appropriations and ensuing cessation of Commission 
operations (84 FR 2926, February 8, 2019). The Commission cancelled the 
hearing scheduled on February 28, 2019 following a request by the sole 
party to the proceeding (84 FR 7934, March 5, 2019). In lieu of a 
hearing, the domestic producers responded to written questions 
submitted by the Commission as part of their posthearing brief.
    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to section 751(c) 
of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)). It

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completed and filed its determinations in these reviews on May 2, 2019. 
The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4888 
(April 2019), entitled Utility Scale Wind Towers from China and 
Vietnam: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-486 and 731-TA-1195-1196 (Review).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: May 2, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-09395 Filed 5-7-19; 8:45 am]
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