Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, 2020 Annual Report, 64920-64921 [2019-25472]

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The 2020 report, which the Commission plans to publish in June 2020, will provide aggregate data on cross-border trade in services for the period ending in 2018, and transactions by affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the period ending in 2017. The report’s analysis will focus on financial services (including banking services, insurance services, and securities services). The Commission is inviting interested members of the public to furnish information and views in connection with the 2020 report. DATES: December 13, 2019: Deadline for filing written submissions. June 5, 2020: Anticipated date for online publication of the report. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E St. SW, Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 500 E St. SW, Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket information system (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information specific to this investigation may be obtained from Eric Forden, Project Leader, Office of Industries, Services Division (202–205–3235, eric.forden@usitc.gov), Carlos Rodriguez, Deputy Project Leader, Office of Industries, Services Division (202–205–3132, carlos.rodriguez@ usitc.gov), or Services Division Chief Martha Lawless (202–205–3497, martha.lawless@usitc.gov). For information on the legal aspects of these investigations, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091; william.gearhart@usitc.gov). 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Under Commission investigation No. 332–345, the Commission publishes two annual reports, one on services trade (Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade), and a second on merchandise trade (Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade). The Commission’s 2019 annual report in the series of reports on Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade is now available online at https://www.usitc.gov. The initial notice of institution of this investigation was published in the Federal Register on September 8, 1993 (58 FR 47287) and provided for what is now the report on merchandise trade. The Commission expanded the scope of the investigation to cover services trade in a separate report, which it announced in a notice published in the Federal Register on December 28, 1994 (59 FR 66974). The separate report on services trade has been published annually since 1996, except in 2005. As in past years, E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2019 / Notices the report will summarize trade in services in the aggregate and provide analyses of trends and developments in selected services industries during the latest period for which data are published by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis. Written Submissions: Interested parties are invited to file written submissions and other information concerning the matters to be addressed by the Commission in its 2020 report. For the 2020 report, the Commission is particularly interested in receiving information relating to trade in financial services (banking, insurance, and securities services). Submissions should be addressed to the Secretary. To be assured of consideration by the Commission, written submissions related to the Commission’s report should be submitted at the earliest practical date and should be received not later than 5:15 p.m., December 13, 2019. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 and the Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures require that interested parties file documents electronically on or before the filing deadline and submit eight (8) true paper copies by 12:00 p.m. Eastern time on the next business day. In the event that confidential treatment of a document is requested, interested parties must file, at the same time as the eight paper copies, at least four (4) additional true paper copies in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the paragraph below for further information regarding confidential business information). 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If you wish to have a summary of your position included in an appendix of the report, please include a summary with your written submission and mark the summary as submitted for that purpose. The summary may not exceed 500 words, should be in MSWord format or a format that can be easily converted to MSWord, and should not include any confidential business information. The summary will be published as provided if it meets these requirements and is germane to the subject matter of the investigation. In the report the Commission will identify the name of the organization furnishing the summary, and will include a link to the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) where the full written submission can be found. By order of the Commission. Issued: November 19, 2019. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1021 (Third Review)] Malleable Iron Pipe Fittings From China; Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject five-year review, the 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that revocation of the antidumping duty order on Malleable Iron Pipe Fittings from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. Background The Commission, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)), instituted this review on July 1, 2019 (84 FR 31346) and determined on October 4, 2019 that it would conduct an expedited review (84 FR 55172, October 15, 2019). 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AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Electronic Devices with Optical Filters and Optical Sensor Systems and Components Thereof, DN 3419; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2019–25472 Filed 11–22–19; 8:45 am] PO 00000 64921 Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 332-345]


Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade, 2020 Annual Report

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Schedule for 2020 report and opportunity to submit information.

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SUMMARY: The Commission has prepared and published annual reports in 
this series under investigation No. 332-345, Recent Trends in U.S. 
Services Trade, since 1996. The 2020 report, which the Commission plans 
to publish in June 2020, will provide aggregate data on cross-border 
trade in services for the period ending in 2018, and transactions by 
affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the 
period ending in 2017. The report's analysis will focus on financial 
services (including banking services, insurance services, and 
securities services). The Commission is inviting interested members of 
the public to furnish information and views in connection with the 2020 
report.

DATES: December 13, 2019: Deadline for filing written submissions.
    June 5, 2020: Anticipated date for online publication of the 
report.

ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission's hearing 
rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E St. SW, Washington, DC. All written submissions should 
be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade 
Commission, 500 E St. SW, Washington, DC 20436. The public record for 
this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket 
information system (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information specific to this 
investigation may be obtained from Eric Forden, Project Leader, Office 
of Industries, Services Division (202-205-3235, [email protected]), 
Carlos Rodriguez, Deputy Project Leader, Office of Industries, Services 
Division (202-205-3132, [email protected]), or Services 
Division Chief Martha Lawless (202-205-3497, [email protected]). 
For information on the legal aspects of these investigations, contact 
William Gearhart of the Commission's Office of the General Counsel 
(202-205-3091; [email protected]). The media should contact 
Margaret O'Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202-205-1819; 
[email protected]). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
at 202-205-1810. General information concerning the Commission may also 
be obtained by accessing its website (https://www.usitc.gov). 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The 2020 annual services trade report will provide 
aggregate data on cross-border trade in services for 2018 and affiliate 
transactions in services for 2017, and more specific data and 
information on trade in financial services (banking, insurance, and 
securities services). Under Commission investigation No. 332-345, the 
Commission publishes two annual reports, one on services trade (Recent 
Trends in U.S. Services Trade), and a second on merchandise trade 
(Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade). The Commission's 2019 annual report 
in the series of reports on Recent Trends in U.S. Services Trade is now 
available online at https://www.usitc.gov.
    The initial notice of institution of this investigation was 
published in the Federal Register on September 8, 1993 (58 FR 47287) 
and provided for what is now the report on merchandise trade. The 
Commission expanded the scope of the investigation to cover services 
trade in a separate report, which it announced in a notice published in 
the Federal Register on December 28, 1994 (59 FR 66974). The separate 
report on services trade has been published annually since 1996, except 
in 2005. As in past years,

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the report will summarize trade in services in the aggregate and 
provide analyses of trends and developments in selected services 
industries during the latest period for which data are published by the 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
    Written Submissions: Interested parties are invited to file written 
submissions and other information concerning the matters to be 
addressed by the Commission in its 2020 report. For the 2020 report, 
the Commission is particularly interested in receiving information 
relating to trade in financial services (banking, insurance, and 
securities services). Submissions should be addressed to the Secretary. 
To be assured of consideration by the Commission, written submissions 
related to the Commission's report should be submitted at the earliest 
practical date and should be received not later than 5:15 p.m., 
December 13, 2019. All written submissions must conform with the 
provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8 and the Commission's Handbook 
on Filing Procedures require that interested parties file documents 
electronically on or before the filing deadline and submit eight (8) 
true paper copies by 12:00 p.m. Eastern time on the next business day. 
In the event that confidential treatment of a document is requested, 
interested parties must file, at the same time as the eight paper 
copies, at least four (4) additional true paper copies in which the 
confidential information must be deleted (see the paragraph below for 
further information regarding confidential business information). 
Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the 
Office of the Secretary, Docket Services Division (202-205-1802).
    Confidential Business Information. Any submissions that contain 
confidential business information (CBI) must also conform with the 
requirements in section 201.6 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the 
cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to 
whether they are confidential or non-confidential, and that the 
confidential business information be clearly identified by means of 
brackets. Interested parties will make all written submissions, except 
for confidential business information, available for inspection.
    The Commission intends to prepare only a public report in this 
investigation. The report that the Commission makes available to the 
public will not contain confidential business information. However, all 
information, including confidential business information, submitted in 
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 solely for cybersecurity purposes. The Commission 
will not otherwise disclose any confidential business information in a 
manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the 
information.
    Summaries of Written Submissions: The Commission intends to publish 
summaries of the positions of interested persons in this report. If you 
wish to have a summary of your position included in an appendix of the 
report, please include a summary with your written submission and mark 
the summary as submitted for that purpose. The summary may not exceed 
500 words, should be in MSWord format or a format that can be easily 
converted to MSWord, and should not include any confidential business 
information. The summary will be published as provided if it meets 
these requirements and is germane to the subject matter of the 
investigation. In the report the Commission will identify the name of 
the organization furnishing the summary, and will include a link to the 
Commission's Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) where the 
full written submission can be found.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: November 19, 2019.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-25472 Filed 11-22-19; 8:45 am]
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