Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products From Brazil and China, 11391-11392 [2020-04010]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2020 / Notices Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant 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 requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (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 requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any written submissions on other issues must also be filed by no later than the close of business, eight calendar days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file replies to any written submissions no later than three calendar days after the date on which any initial submissions were due. Any submissions and replies filed in response to this Notice are limited to five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above and submit 8 true paper copies to the Office of the Secretary by noon the next day pursuant to § 210.4(f) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.4(f)). Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 3436’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/ or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic Filing Procedures 1). Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. 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,2 solely for cybersecurity purposes. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.3 This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of §§ 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: February 24, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–03994 Filed 2–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 1 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_ filing_procedures.pdf. 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11391 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–20–008] Sunshine Act Meetings Agency Holding the Meeting: United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: March 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Vote on Inv. No. 731–TA–1472 (Preliminary)(Difluoromethane (R–32) from China). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determination on March 9, 2020; views of the Commission are currently scheduled to be completed and filed on March 16, 2020. 5. Outstanding action jackets: None. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer, 202–205–2595. The Commission is holding the meeting under the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552(b). In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. By order of the Commission. Issued: February 24, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–04117 Filed 2–25–20; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–636 and 731– TA–1469–1470 (Preliminary)] Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products From Brazil and 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 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 11392 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2020 / Notices materially injured by reason of imports of wood mouldings and millwork products from Brazil and China that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and imports of wood mouldings and millwork products from China that are allegedly subsidized by the government of China.2 3 The products subject to these investigations are primarily provided for in subheadings 4409.10.40, 4409.10.45, 4409.10.50, 4409.22.40, 4409.22.50, 4409.29.41, and 4409.29.51 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTS’’). 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 January 8, 2020, the Coalition of American Millwork Producers 4 filed lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES 2 Wood 17:26 Feb 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 By order of the Commission. Issued: February 24, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–04010 Filed 2–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–20–007] Sunshine Act Meetings Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 85 FR 6502 (February 5, 2020); Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 85 FR 6513 (February 5, 2020). 3 Commissioner Stayin not participating. 4 The Coalition of American Millwork Producers is comprised of Bright Wood Corporation, Madras, Oregon; Cascade Wood Products, Inc., White City, Oregon; Endura Products, Inc., Colfax, North Carolina; Sierra Pacific Industries, Red Bluff, California; Sunset Moulding, Live Oak, California; Woodgrain Millwork Inc., Fruitland, Idaho; and Yuba River Moulding, Yuba City, California. VerDate Sep<11>2014 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 wood mouldings and millwork products from China and LTFV imports of wood mouldings and millwork products from Brazil and China. Accordingly, effective January 8, 2020, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–636 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1469–1470 (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 January 15, 2020 (85 FR 2438). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on January 29, 2020, 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 February 24, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5030 (March 2020), entitled Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–636 and 731–TA–1469–1470 (Preliminary). Agency Holding the Meeting: United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: March 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4. Vote on Inv. No. 731–TA–1143 (Second Review)(Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes from China). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determination and views of the Commission by March 23, 2020. 5. Outstanding action jackets: None. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer, 202–205–2595. The Commission is holding the meeting under the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552(b). In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. By order of the Commission. Issued: February 24, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–04124 Filed 2–25–20; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Cooperative Research Goup on Consortium for NASGRO Development and Support Notice is hereby given that, on February 6, 2020, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Southwest Research Institute: Cooperative Research Group on Consortium for NASGRO Development and Support (‘‘NASGRO’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Spirit Aerosystems Inc., Wichita, KS, and Triumph Aerostructures, LLC, Arlington, TX, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Arconic, Inc., Alcoa Canter, PA, has withdrawn as a party to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and NASGRO E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 39 (Thursday, February 27, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11391-11392]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-04010]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-636 and 731-TA-1469-1470 (Preliminary)]


Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products From Brazil and 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

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materially injured by reason of imports of wood mouldings and millwork 
products from Brazil and China that are alleged to be sold in the 
United States at less than fair value (``LTFV'') and imports of wood 
mouldings and millwork products from China that are allegedly 
subsidized by the government of China.\2\ \3\ The products subject to 
these investigations are primarily provided for in subheadings 
4409.10.40, 4409.10.45, 4409.10.50, 4409.22.40, 4409.22.50, 4409.29.41, 
and 4409.29.51 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(``HTS'').
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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\ Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and the 
People's Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value 
Investigations, 85 FR 6502 (February 5, 2020); Wood Mouldings and 
Millwork Products from the People's Republic of China: Initiation of 
Countervailing Duty Investigation, 85 FR 6513 (February 5, 2020).
    \3\ Commissioner Stayin not participating.
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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 January 8, 2020, the Coalition of American Millwork Producers 
\4\ 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 wood mouldings and 
millwork products from China and LTFV imports of wood mouldings and 
millwork products from Brazil and China. Accordingly, effective January 
8, 2020, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation 
No. 701-TA-636 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1469-1470 
(Preliminary).
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    \4\ The Coalition of American Millwork Producers is comprised of 
Bright Wood Corporation, Madras, Oregon; Cascade Wood Products, 
Inc., White City, Oregon; Endura Products, Inc., Colfax, North 
Carolina; Sierra Pacific Industries, Red Bluff, California; Sunset 
Moulding, Live Oak, California; Woodgrain Millwork Inc., Fruitland, 
Idaho; and Yuba River Moulding, Yuba City, California.
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    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 January 15, 2020 (85 FR 2438). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on January 29, 2020, 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 
February 24, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 5030 (March 2020), entitled Wood Mouldings and Millwork 
Products from Brazil and China: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-636 and 731-
TA-1469-1470 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: February 24, 2020.
William Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-04010 Filed 2-26-20; 8:45 am]
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