Glass Containers From China; Determinations, 63677 [2019-24858]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 222 / Monday, November 18, 2019 / Notices patent with respect to each Defaulting Respondents’ accused product(s) by substantial, reliable, and probative evidence. The ALJ recommended that the Commission issue a GEO and CDOs against Calux and Angkua Environmental. The ALJ also recommended setting a bond during Presidential review in the amount of 100 percent. Id. No party petitioned for review of the subject ID. On August 28, 2019, the Commission issued a Notice stating that the Commission determined to review the ID in part and, on review, to correct an error in a citation and a typo. 84 FR 45170 (Aug. 28, 2019). The Commission’s determination resulted in finding a violation of section 337. Id. The Notice also requested written submissions on remedy, the public interest, and bonding. See id. On September 6, 2019, Complainants submitted a brief on remedy, the public interest, and bonding, requesting that the Commission issue a GEO, issue CDOs against two of the three Defaulting Respondents, and set a bond of 100 percent during the Presidential review period. On the same day, OUII also submitted a brief on remedy, the public interest, and bonding, supporting the ALJ’s recommended GEO, CDOs against two of the Defaulting Respondents, and bond in the amount of 100 percent. On September 13, 2019, OUII submitted a reply to Complainants’ opening brief. No other submissions were filed in response to the Notice. The Commission finds that the statutory requirements for relief under section 337(d)(2) are met with respect to the Defaulting Respondents. See 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(2). In addition, the Commission finds that the public interest factors enumerated in section 337(d)(1) do not preclude issuance of statutory relief. See id. at 1337(d)(1). The Commission has determined that the appropriate remedy in this investigation is: (1) a GEO prohibiting the unlicensed entry of certain water filters and components thereof that infringe one or more of claims 1–3, 6, and 7 of the ’146 patent; claim 49 of the ’551 patent; claims 1–3, 7–9, and 12–15 of the ’322 patent; and claims 14–18 and 21–31 of the ’852 patent; and (2) CDOs against Angkua Environmental and Calux. The Commission has also determined that the bond during the period of Presidential review pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j) shall be in the amount of 100 percent of the entered value of the imported articles that are subject to the GEO and CDOs. The Commission’s orders were delivered to the President and to the United States Trade Representative on the day of its VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Nov 15, 2019 Jkt 250001 issuance. The investigation is terminated. 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. Issued: November 12, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–24860 Filed 11–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–630 and 731– TA–1462 (Preliminary)] Glass Containers 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 glass containers from China, provided for in subheading 7010.90.50 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 government of China.2 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 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 56168 and 84 FR 56174 (October 21, 2019). PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63677 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 September 25, 2019, the American Glass Packaging Coalition, Tampa, Florida, and Chicago, Illinois, 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 glass containers from China and LTFV imports of glass containers from China. Accordingly, effective September 25, 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–630 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1462 (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 October 2, 2019 (84 FR 52536). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 16, 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 November 12, 2019. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4996 (November 2019), entitled Glass Containers from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–630 and 731–TA–1462. By order of the Commission. Issued: November 12, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–24858 Filed 11–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-630 and 731-TA-1462 (Preliminary)]


Glass Containers 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 glass 
containers from China, provided for in subheading 7010.90.50 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 government of China.\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 56168 and 84 FR 56174 (October 21, 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 September 25, 2019, the American Glass Packaging Coalition, 
Tampa, Florida, and Chicago, Illinois, 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 glass containers from China and LTFV imports of 
glass containers from China. Accordingly, effective September 25, 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-630 and antidumping duty investigation No. 
731-TA-1462 (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 October 2, 2019 (84 FR 52536). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 16, 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 
November 12, 2019. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 4996 (November 2019), entitled Glass Containers from China: 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-630 and 731-TA-1462.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: November 12, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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