Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158-Jackson, Mississippi, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Manganese and Aluminum Alloying Agents), Burnsville, Mississippi, 16326 [2020-06056]

Download as PDF 16326 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 56 / Monday, March 23, 2020 / Notices Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482–1963. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–18–2020] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158— Jackson, Mississippi, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Manganese and Aluminum Alloying Agents), Burnsville, Mississippi Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Traxys Cometals) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Burnsville, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on March 11, 2020. Traxys Cometals already has authority to produce high-grade manganese and aluminum alloying agents within FTZ 158. The current request would add a finished product and a foreign status material/component to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status material/component and the specific finished product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Traxys Cometals from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status material/ component noted below and in the existing scope of authority, Traxys Cometals would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to low-carbon ferromanganese powder (duty rate 2.3%). Traxys Cometals 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 material/component sourced from abroad is manganese powder (duty rate 14%). 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 May 4, 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 Christopher Wedderburn at VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Mar 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 Dated: March 17, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–06056 Filed 3–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–886] Ferrovanadium From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments in Part; 2017–2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has preliminarily determined that two of the three respondents in this administrative review (AR) of the antidumping duty (AD) order on ferrovanadium from the Republic of Korea (Korea), Korvan Ind, Co., Ltd. (Korvan) and Woojin Ind. Co., Ltd. (Woojin), made no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the period of review (POR), May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019. Commerce has preliminarily assigned the third respondent, Fortune Metallurgical Group Co., Ltd. (Fortune), an AD margin based upon the application of total adverse facts available. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. DATES: Applicable March 23, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karine Gziryan, AD/CVD Operations, Office IV, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4081. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On May 1, 2019, Commerce notified interested parties of the opportunity to request an AR of orders, findings, or suspended investigations with anniversaries in May 2019, including the AD order on ferrovanadium from Korea.1 Commerce received a request from AMG Vanadium LLC (the petitioner), to conduct an AR of the AD order on ferrovanadium from Korea 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 84 FR 18479 (May 1, 2019). PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with respect to Korvan, Woojin, and Fortune.2 After initiating this review with respect to Korvan, Woojin, and Fortune, on July 25, 2019, Commerce issued an antidumping duty questionnaire to each of these companies.3 Korvan and Woojin submitted no shipments letters.4 Fortune did not respond to the questionnaire. On January 22, 2020, Commerce extended the due date for issuing the preliminary results of this review until March 6, 2020.5 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this AR, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum which is hereby adopted by this notice.6 Scope of the Order The product covered by this review is ferrovanadium from Korea. For a full description of the scope see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Methodology Commerce is conducting this review in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For a full description of the methodology underlying our conclusions, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. A list of the topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as an appendix to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is made available to the public 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 it is available 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 is available at 2 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Ferrovanadium from the Republic of Korea: Request For Administrative Review,’’ dated May 31, 2019. 3 See Commerce Letters to Korvan, Woojin, and Fortune with the AD Questionnaire attached dated July 25, 2019. 4 See Woojin’s Letter, ‘‘Ferrovanadium from the Republic of Korea: Statement of No Shipments’’ dated August 12, 2019; see also Korvan’s Submission dated August 16, 2019 (which is a corrected version of an August 8, 2019, submission that Commerce rejected due to filing deficiencies). 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Ferrovanadium from the Republic of Korea: Extension of Deadline for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review,’’ dated January 22, 2020. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Results in the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Ferrovanadium from the Republic of Korea; 2018–2019,’’ dated concurrently, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-18-2020]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158--Jackson, Mississippi, Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity, Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Manganese 
and Aluminum Alloying Agents), Burnsville, Mississippi

    Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Traxys Cometals) submitted a notification 
of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in 
Burnsville, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on March 11, 2020.
    Traxys Cometals already has authority to produce high-grade 
manganese and aluminum alloying agents within FTZ 158. The current 
request would add a finished product and a foreign status material/
component to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), 
additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-
status material/component and the specific finished product described 
in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently 
authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Traxys Cometals from 
customs duty payments on the foreign-status materials/components used 
in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status 
material/component noted below and in the existing scope of authority, 
Traxys Cometals would be able to choose the duty rate during customs 
entry procedures that applies to low-carbon ferromanganese powder (duty 
rate 2.3%). Traxys Cometals 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 material/component sourced from abroad is manganese powder 
(duty rate 14%).
    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 May 4, 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 Christopher Wedderburn at 
[email protected] or (202) 482-1963.

    Dated: March 17, 2020.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-06056 Filed 3-20-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P