Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 124-Gramercy, Louisiana; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Frank's International, LLC (Line Pipe With Tubular Joints); New Iberia and Lafayette, Louisiana, 12499-12500 [2020-04266]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 42 / Tuesday, March 3, 2020 / Notices spacer; tolerance); roller guides; dust screens; spindle knuckles; stabilizing arms; steer axle hubs; steering columns; steering wheels; hood latch and door strikers; struts; axle and mast supports; tail pipes; tapped mast rail boss; steering connecting tie rods; tiller arms; hydraulic accumulators; mast side rollers; tapered roller bearings, cones and cups; bearing balls and needles; bearing cones and cups; camshafts; crankshafts; metal bushings; connecting rod, crankshaft and flange rod bearings; sprockets; gears, pinions and gearing; transmissions; flywheels; pulleys; clutches; universal joints; control valve packing; sleeves and sprockets; mechanical seals; various motors (electric under 18.65W; AD/DC; DC to an output of 750W; DC of an output from 750W to 75kW; AC multi-phase; starter; wiper); armatures; spring brushes; stators and rotors; inverter unit drives; power supplies, inverters and rectifiers; magnets; various sensors (magnet input; crank angle; pressure; sensors; speed; temperature; water temperature; fuel; meter); electromagnetic couplings, clutches and brakes; lead-acid storage batteries; starter generators; alternators and generators; igniters; pilots; voltage and voltage current regulators; voltage advancers; condensers; distributor contact sets; distributor caps and shafts; rotors; lamps; rear drive lights; rotating beacons; work lamps; windshield wipers; wiper arms and blades; light bulbs; lenses; television cameras; monitors; combination meters and meter panels; various resistors (pilot lamp; fixed; variable); potentiometers; rheostats; transistor cards; logic and traction cards; printed circuit boards; meters; various switches (isolating or make-and-break; push button; knife; rotary; snap-action; slide; limit; electronic); lightning arresters, voltage limiters and surge suppressors; various connectors (sensor; electrical; battery or charger); snap plug receptacles; male and female bullet terminals; fuses; contactors and relays for a voltage up to 60V; contactors and relays for a voltage over 60V; motor starters; bus bars; terminal boards; electrical panel insulators; boards, panels, modules and controllers; contact tips; contactor bases; headlamps; lamps for a voltage of 100V or lower; LED lamps; thyristors; LED diodes; transistors; speed controls; drive motor, pump motor and electrical power cables; various wire harnesses (body; engine subassembly; light); brushes; thermometers; dipsticks; flow meters; water gauges; oil gauge guides; tube guides for measurement instruments; revolution counters; hour meters; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Mar 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 speedometers and tachometers; upholstered metal frame seats; cloth seat backs, cushions, frames and seating; and, seat cushions (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 9.0%). The request indicates that certain new pneumatic tires, lock washers, and tapered roller bearings and parts are subject to antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/ CVD) orders if imported from certain countries. The FTZ Board’s regulations (15 CFR 400.14(e)) require that merchandise subject to AD/CVD orders, or items which would be otherwise subject to suspension of liquidation under AD/CVD procedures if they entered U.S. customs territory, be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign (PF) status (19 CFR 146.41). The request also indicates that certain materials/components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in PF status. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is April 13, 2020. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202–482–1378. Dated: February 25, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–04269 Filed 3–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–09–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 124— Gramercy, Louisiana; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Frank’s International, LLC (Line Pipe With Tubular Joints); New Iberia and Lafayette, Louisiana Frank’s International, LLC submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities located in New Iberia and Lafayette, Louisiana. The notification conforming to the requirements of the PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12499 regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 19, 2020. The grantee of FTZ 124 has submitted a separate application for FTZ designation at the facilities of Frank’s International, LLC. The facilities will be used for production of API specification line pipe with tubular joints. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Frank’s International, LLC from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below, the company would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to API specification 5L line pipe with welded on pin and box connections (duty-free). Frank’s International, LLC would be able to avoid duty on foreign-status components which become scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include API specification 5L line pipe with an outer diameter greater than 16 inches but less than or equal to 24 inches, API specification 5L line pipe with an outer diameter greater than 24 inches, API specification 5L line pipe of alloy steel, and welded on pin and box threaded connections (duty-free). The request indicates that certain materials/ components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is April 13, 2020. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202–482–1378. E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 12500 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 42 / Tuesday, March 3, 2020 / Notices Dated: February 25, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. investigation (POI) is July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. [FR Doc. 2020–04266 Filed 3–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DATES: Applicable March 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–266–2019] Approval of Subzone Status; Walgreen Co.; Mt. Vernon, Illinois On December 26, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the America’s Central Port District, grantee of FTZ 31, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 31, on behalf of Walgreen Co., in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (85 FR 298, January 3, 2020). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 31D was approved on February 25, 2020, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 31’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: February 25, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–04267 Filed 3–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–903] Polyethylene Terephthalate Sheet From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that polyethylene terephthalate sheet (PET sheet) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Mar 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 Peter Zukowski or Kate Sliney, 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) 482–0189 or (202) 482–2437, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on August 27, 2019.1 On December 17, 2019, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now February 25, 2020.2 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 A list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix II to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https://access.trade.gov, and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, Room B8024 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. 1 See Polyethylene Terephthalate Sheet from the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and the Sultanate of Oman: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 84 FR 44854 (August 27, 2019) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Polyethylene Terephthalate Sheet from the Republic of Korea and the Sultanate of Oman: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 84 FR 70941 (December 26, 2019). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination in the Less-ThanFair-Value Investigation of Polyethylene Terephthalate Sheet from the Republic of Korea,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Scope of the Investigation The product covered by this investigation is PET sheet from Korea. For a complete description of the scope of this investigation, see Appendix I. Scope Comments In accordance with the preamble to Commerce’s regulations,4 the Initiation Notice set aside a period of time for parties to raise issues regarding product coverage (i.e., scope).5 Certain interested parties commented on the scope of the investigation as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. For a summary of the product coverage comments and rebuttal responses submitted to the record for this preliminary determination, and accompanying discussion and analysis of all comments timely received, see the Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum.6 Commerce is not preliminarily modifying the scope language as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. See the scope in Appendix I to this notice. Methodology Commerce is conducting this investigation in accordance with section 733(b) of the Act. Constructed export prices have been calculated in accordance with section 772(b) of the Act. Normal value is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. Furthermore, pursuant to sections 776(a) and (b) of the Act, Commerce has preliminarily relied upon facts otherwise available, with adverse inferences, for non-participating mandatory respondent Plastech Co. Ltd. (Plastech), as well as the following companies which did not submit a response to Commerce’s initial request for quantity and value information: Chungdang Co., K Stout Co., Kemicolor Corp., KP Tech Ltd., Moojin Che, OKS Poly, Puyoung Industry Co., Samjin Plastic Co., Sangil Corp., SK Chemicals, Tae Kwang New Tech. Co., Ltd., and Unidesign Co (collectively, nonresponsive companies). For a full description of the methodology underlying the preliminary determination, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. All-Others Rate Sections 733(d)(1)(ii) and 735(c)(5)(A) of the Act provide that in the preliminary determination Commerce 4 See Antidumping Duties; Countervailing Duties, Final Rule, 62 FR 27296, 27323 (May 19, 1997). 5 See Initiation Notice. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate Sheet from the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 42 (Tuesday, March 3, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12499-12500]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-04266]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-09-2020]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 124--Gramercy, Louisiana; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Frank's International, LLC (Line Pipe 
With Tubular Joints); New Iberia and Lafayette, Louisiana

    Frank's International, LLC submitted a notification of proposed 
production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities located in New 
Iberia and Lafayette, Louisiana. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on February 19, 2020.
    The grantee of FTZ 124 has submitted a separate application for FTZ 
designation at the facilities of Frank's International, LLC. The 
facilities will be used for production of API specification line pipe 
with tubular joints. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would 
be limited to the specific foreign-status materials/components and 
specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as 
described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Frank's International, 
LLC from customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/
components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the 
foreign-status materials/components noted below, the company would be 
able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that 
apply to API specification 5L line pipe with welded on pin and box 
connections (duty-free). Frank's International, LLC would be able to 
avoid duty on foreign-status components which become scrap/waste. 
Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-
status production equipment.
    The components and materials sourced from abroad include API 
specification 5L line pipe with an outer diameter greater than 16 
inches but less than or equal to 24 inches, API specification 5L line 
pipe with an outer diameter greater than 24 inches, API specification 
5L line pipe of alloy steel, and welded on pin and box threaded 
connections (duty-free). The request indicates that certain materials/
components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the Trade 
Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 
1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable 
Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be 
admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41).
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the Board's Executive Secretary and sent to: 
[email protected]. The closing period for their receipt is April 13, 2020.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
in the ``Reading Room'' section of the Board's website, which is 
accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Juanita Chen at 
[email protected] or 202-482-1378.


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    Dated: February 25, 2020.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-04266 Filed 3-2-20; 8:45 am]
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