Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 36053-36054 [2019-15823]

Download as PDF 36053 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 144 / Friday, July 26, 2019 / Notices responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely written notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing these final results of review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4), and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5). Dated: July 18, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Comment 4: Whether Commerce Should Revise its Uncreditworthiness Finding with Respect to Icdas Elektrik Comment 5: Whether Commerce Should Recalculate the Subsidy Attributed to Icdas Under the Renewable Energy Sources Support Mechanism (YEKDEM) Program Comment 6: Whether Commerce Should Adjust the Calculation of Icdas’ Benefit Under the Investment Incentives Program IX. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2019–15824 Filed 7–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an InQuota Rate of Duty Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 26, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 9, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979, as amended (the Act), published the quarterly update to the annual listing of foreign government subsidies on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period October 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.1 In AGENCY: I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Partial Rescission of the 2016 Administrative Review V. Non-Selected Rate VI. Subsidies Valuation Information VII. Use of Facts Otherwise Available with Adverse Inferences VIII. Analysis of Programs VIII. Discussion of the Issues Comment 1: Whether Commerce Should Modify the Benchmark Used for the Provision of Natural Gas for Less Than Adequate Remuneration (LTAR) Comment 2: Whether Commerce Should Countervail the Provision of Preferential Financing from the Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) Comment 3: Whether Commerce Should Adjust Icdas Celik Enerji Tersane ve Ulasim Sanayi A.S. (Icdas)’ Reported Sales Denominator the Fourth Quarter 2018 Update, we requested that any party that has information on foreign government subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.2 We received no comments, information, or requests for consultation from any party. Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce’s update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. Dated: July 19, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate ofDuty Gross 3 Subsidy ($/lb) Net 4 Subsidy ($/lb) Country Program(s) 28 European Union Member States 5 .......................... Canada ......................................................................... Norway .......................................................................... Total ....................................................................... European Union Restitution Payments ........................ Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese .......... Indirect (Milk) Subsidy .................................................. Consumer Subsidy ....................................................... ....................................................................................... $0.00 0.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 $0.00 0.46 0.00 0.00 0.00 Switzerland ................................................................... Deficiency Payments .................................................... 0.00 0.00 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2019–15823 Filed 7–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 1 See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 84 FR 20326 (May 9, 2019) (Fourth Quarter 2018 Update). 2 Id. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Jul 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 5 The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, PO 00000 3 Defined 4 Defined Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 36054 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 144 / Friday, July 26, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XR017 Marine Mammals and Endangered Species; File No. 22435 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Marine Forensic Laboratory, 2725 Montlake Blvd. East, Seattle, WA 98112 (Responsible Party: Kevin Werner, Ph.D.), has applied in due form for a permit to receive, import, and export marine mammal and protected species parts for scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before August 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 22435 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. 22435 in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore or Shasta McClenahan, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Jul 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). The applicant proposes to receive, import, and export samples from up to 100 individual animals from each species of all cetaceans, pinnipeds (excluding walrus), sea turtles (in water), coral, and individual species of fish and abalone listed under the ESA including: Black and white abalone, Pacific and Atlantic salmonids, sawfish, sturgeon, sharks, grouper, rockfish, guitarfish, and totoaba. Receipt, import, and export is requested worldwide. Sources of samples may include animal strandings in foreign countries, foreign and domestic subsistence harvests, captive animals, other authorized persons or collections, incidentally bycaught animals, transfers from law enforcement, and marine mammals that died incidental to commercial fishing operations in the U.S. and foreign countries, where such take is legal. Samples would be archived at the Marine Forensics Laboratories in either Charleston or Seattle and would be used for research, supporting law enforcement actions, and outreach and education. No live takes from the wild would be authorized. The requested duration of the permit is 5 years. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: July 23, 2019. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–15907 Filed 7–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG909 Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Site Characterization Surveys of Lease Areas OCS–A 0486, OCS–A 0487, and OCS–A 0500 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; proposed incidental harassment authorization; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NMFS has received an application from Orsted Wind Power LLC (Orsted) for an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to high-resolution geophysical (HRG) survey investigations associated with marine site characterization activities off the coast of Massachusetts and Rhode Island in the areas of Commercial Lease of Submerged Lands for Renewable Energy Development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) currently being leased by the Applicant’s affiliates Deepwater Wind New England, LLC and Bay State Wind LLC, respectively. These are identified as OCS–A 0486, OCS–A 0487, and OCS–A 0500 (collectively referred to as the Lease Areas). Orsted is also proposing to conduct marine site characterization surveys along one or more export cable route corridors (ECRs) originating from the Lease Areas and landing along the shoreline at locations from New York to Massachusetts, between Raritan Bay (part of the New York Bight) to Falmouth, Massachusetts (see Figure 1). Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an IHA to Orsted to incidentally take, by Level B harassment only, small numbers of marine mammals during the specified activities. NMFS will consider public comments prior to making any final decision on the issuance of the requested MMPA authorizations and agency responses will be summarized in the final notice of our decision. DATES: Comments and information must be received no later than August 26, 2019. Comments should be addressed to Jolie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National ADDRESSES: Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 144 (Friday, July 26, 2019)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-15823]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration 
Department of Commerce.

DATES: Applicable July 26, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3692.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 9, 2019, the Department of Commerce 
(Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements Act of 
1979, as amended (the Act), published the quarterly update to the 
annual listing of foreign government subsidies on articles of cheese 
subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period October 1, 2018 
through December 31, 2018.\1\ In the Fourth Quarter 2018 Update, we 
requested that any party that has information on foreign government 
subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote 
rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.\2\ We received no 
comments, information, or requests for consultation from any party.
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    \1\ See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 
84 FR 20326 (May 9, 2019) (Fourth Quarter 2018 Update).
    \2\ Id.
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    Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce's 
update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the 
period January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019. The appendix to this 
notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the 
gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is 
currently available.
    Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to 
constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy 
programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages 
any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs 
which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to 
submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230.
    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 
of the Act.

    Dated: July 19, 2019.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

Appendix

Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty
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    \3\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).
    \4\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
    \5\ The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, 
Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, 
Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, 
Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, 
Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

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                                                                                     Gross \3\        Net \4\
                    Country                                Program(s)              Subsidy  ($/    Subsidy  ($/
                                                                                        lb)             lb)
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28 European Union Member States \5\...........  European Union Restitution                 $0.00           $0.00
                                                 Payments.
Canada........................................  Export Assistance on Certain                0.46            0.46
                                                 Types of Cheese.
Norway........................................  Indirect (Milk) Subsidy.........            0.00            0.00
                                                Consumer Subsidy................            0.00            0.00
    Total.....................................  ................................            0.00            0.00
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Switzerland...................................  Deficiency Payments.............            0.00            0.00
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