North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Review: Notice of Request for Panel Review, 14463 [2020-05059]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 49 / Thursday, March 12, 2020 / Notices Panel Reviews, which were adopted by the three governments for panels requested pursuant to Article 1904(2) of NAFTA which requires Requests for Panel Review to be published in accordance with Rule 35. For the complete Rules, please see https:// www.nafta-sec-alena.org/Home/Textsof-the-Agreement/Rules-of-Procedure/ Article-1904. The Rules provide that: (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is March 30, 2020); (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is April 13, 2020); and (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, including challenges to the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review and to the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. Dated: March 9, 2020. Paul E. Morris, U.S. Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–05052 Filed 3–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Review: Notice of Request for Panel Review United States Section, NAFTA Secretariat, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of NAFTA Request for Panel Review in the matter of Certain Fabricated Structural Steel from Mexico; Final Results of Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination (Secretariat File Number: USA–MEX– 2020–1904–03). khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: A Request for Panel Review was filed on behalf of the Government of Mexico with the United States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat on SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:31 Mar 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 March 2, 2020, pursuant to NAFTA Article 1904. Panel Review was requested of the Department of Commerce’s final countervailing duty determination regarding Certain Fabricated Structural Steel from Mexico. The final determination was published in the Federal Register on January 30, 2020. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned case number USA–MEX–2020– 1904–03 to this request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul 14463 Dated: March 9, 2020. Paul E. Morris, U.S. Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2020–05059 Filed 3–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–825] E. Morris, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Room 2061, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, 202–482–5438. Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017 Chapter 19 of Article 1904 of NAFTA provides a dispute settlement mechanism involving trade remedy determinations issued by the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico. Following a Request for Panel Review, a Binational Panel is composed to review the trade remedy determination being challenged and issue a binding Panel Decision. There are established NAFTA Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews, which were adopted by the three governments for panels requested pursuant to Article 1904(2) of NAFTA which requires Requests for Panel Review to be published in accordance with Rule 35. For the complete Rules, please see https:// www.nafta-sec-alena.org/Home/Textsof-the-Agreement/Rules-of-Procedure/ Article-1904. The Rules provide that: (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is April 1, 2020); (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is April 16, 2020); and (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, including challenges to the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review and to the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Jindal Poly Films Limited of India (Jindal) and SRF Limited (SRF), producers and/or exporters of polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) from India, received net countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR) January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. DATES: Applicable March 12, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elfi Blum, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0197. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce published the Preliminary Results of this review on September 12, 2019.1 For a history of events that occurred since the Preliminary Results, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.2 On January 3, 2020, we extended the final results of review by sixty days until March 10, 2020.3 Based on an analysis of the comments received and record information, we have revised our calculations for Jindal. The final subsidy rates are listed in the ‘‘Final Results of Administrative Review’’ section below. 1 See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from India: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017, 84 FR 48105 (September 12, 2019) (Preliminary Results). 2 See Memorandum, ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Countervailing Duty Administrative Review of Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from India; 2017,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip from India: Extension of Deadline for Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated January 3, 2020. E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 49 (Thursday, March 12, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 14463]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-05059]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 
Binational Panel Review: Notice of Request for Panel Review

AGENCY: United States Section, NAFTA Secretariat, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of NAFTA Request for Panel Review in the matter of 
Certain Fabricated Structural Steel from Mexico; Final Results of 
Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination (Secretariat File Number: 
USA-MEX-2020-1904-03).

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SUMMARY: A Request for Panel Review was filed on behalf of the 
Government of Mexico with the United States Section of the NAFTA 
Secretariat on March 2, 2020, pursuant to NAFTA Article 1904. Panel 
Review was requested of the Department of Commerce's final 
countervailing duty determination regarding Certain Fabricated 
Structural Steel from Mexico. The final determination was published in 
the Federal Register on January 30, 2020. The NAFTA Secretariat has 
assigned case number USA-MEX-2020-1904-03 to this request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul E. Morris, United States 
Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Room 2061, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20230, 202-482-5438.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of Article 1904 of NAFTA provides 
a dispute settlement mechanism involving trade remedy determinations 
issued by the Government of the United States, the Government of 
Canada, and the Government of Mexico. Following a Request for Panel 
Review, a Binational Panel is composed to review the trade remedy 
determination being challenged and issue a binding Panel Decision. 
There are established NAFTA Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 
Binational Panel Reviews, which were adopted by the three governments 
for panels requested pursuant to Article 1904(2) of NAFTA which 
requires Requests for Panel Review to be published in accordance with 
Rule 35. For the complete Rules, please see https://www.nafta-sec-alena.org/Home/Texts-of-the-Agreement/Rules-of-Procedure/Article-1904.
    The Rules provide that:
    (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final 
determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance 
with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for 
Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is April 1, 2020);
    (b) A Party, investigating authority or interested person that does 
not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any 
reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the 
panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 
40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel 
Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is April 16, 
2020); and
    (c) The panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error 
of fact or law, including challenges to the jurisdiction of the 
investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in 
the panel review and to the procedural and substantive defenses raised 
in the panel review.

    Dated: March 9, 2020.
Paul E. Morris,
 U.S. Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2020-05059 Filed 3-11-20; 8:45 am]
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