4th Tier Cigarettes From Korea, 7330 [2020-02451]

Download as PDF 7330 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 26 / Friday, February 7, 2020 / Notices While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6, 40 CFR 1506.10, 43 CFR 1610.2. Jamie E. Connell, Colorado State Director. [FR Doc. 2020–02341 Filed 2–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1465 (Preliminary)] 4th Tier Cigarettes From Korea 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 there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is threatened with material injury by reason of imports of 4th tier cigarettes from Korea, provided for in subheading 2402.20.80 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’’).2 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Commencement of Final Phase Investigation Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigation. 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 an affirmative preliminary determination in the investigation under section 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determination is negative, upon notice of an affirmative final determination in that investigation under section 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigation need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigation. 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 investigation. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigation. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Background 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 fluid end blocks from Germany, India, and Italy, provided for in subheadings 7218.91.00, 7218.99.00, 7224.90.00, 7326.19.00, 7326.90.86, and 8413.91.90 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 Governments of China, Germany, India, and Italy.2 On December 18, 2019, the Coalition Against Korean Cigarettes, Xcaliber International, Pryor, Oklahoma, and Cheyenne International, Grover, North Carolina filed a petition with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV imports of 4th Tier Cigarettes from Korea. Accordingly, effective December 18, 2019, the Commission instituted antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1465 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigation 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 on December 26, 2019 (84 FR 70997). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on January 8, 2020, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission made this determination pursuant to section 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determination in this investigation on February 3, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5016 (February 2020), entitled 4th Tier Cigarettes from Korea: Investigation No. 731–TA–1465 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 4, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–02451 Filed 2–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 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 4th Tier Cigarettes from the Republic of Korea: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation; 85 FR 2390, January 15, 2020. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Feb 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–632–635 and 731–TA–1466–1468 (Preliminary)] Fluid End Blocks From China, Germany, India, and Italy Determinations 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. 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 85 FR 2385 and 85 FR 2394 (January 15, 2020). Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 731-TA-1465 (Preliminary)]


4th Tier Cigarettes From Korea

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 there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the 
United States is threatened with material injury by reason of imports 
of 4th tier cigarettes from Korea, provided for in subheading 
2402.20.80 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'').\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\ 4th Tier Cigarettes from the Republic of Korea: Initiation 
of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation; 85 FR 2390, January 15, 2020.
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigation

    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of 
its investigation. 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 an affirmative preliminary 
determination in the investigation under section 733(b) of the Act, or, 
if the preliminary determination is negative, upon notice of an 
affirmative final determination in that investigation under section 
735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the 
preliminary phase of the investigation need not enter a separate 
appearance for the final phase of the investigation. 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 investigation. The Secretary will 
prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all 
persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
investigation.

Background

    On December 18, 2019, the Coalition Against Korean Cigarettes, 
Xcaliber International, Pryor, Oklahoma, and Cheyenne International, 
Grover, North Carolina filed a petition with the Commission and 
Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially 
injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV imports of 
4th Tier Cigarettes from Korea. Accordingly, effective December 18, 
2019, the Commission instituted antidumping duty investigation No. 731-
TA-1465 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigation 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 on December 26, 2019 (84 FR 70997). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on January 8, 2020, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission made this determination pursuant to section 733(a) 
of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its 
determination in this investigation on February 3, 2020. The views of 
the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5016 (February 2020), 
entitled 4th Tier Cigarettes from Korea: Investigation No. 731-TA-1465 
(Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.
    Issued: February 4, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-02451 Filed 2-6-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 7020-02-P