Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico and Turkey; Scheduling of Full Five-Year Reviews, 21266-21267 [2020-07961]

Download as PDF 21266 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 74 / Thursday, April 16, 2020 / Notices Authority: The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Deanna Meyer-Pietruszka, Chief, Office of Policy, Regulations, and Analysis. [FR Doc. 2020–07992 Filed 4–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Temporary Change to Antidumping/ Countervailing Duty Conference and Hearing Procedures United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States International Trade Commission (Commission) provides notice that, to address concerns related to COVID–19, it is temporarily waiving and amending certain of the Commission’s rules that permit participants to appear in-person to give oral presentations, written witness testimony, or statements at antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/ CVD) preliminary phase conferences, and final phase investigation and fiveyear review hearings held under Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930. DATES: Immediately and until further notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may direct telephone inquiries to Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205– 2000. You may direct email inquiries to EDIS3help@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at (202) 205–1810. You may find general information concerning the Commission at https:// www.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 201.4(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.4(b)) permits the Commission to amend, waive, suspend, or revoke Commission rules for ‘‘good and sufficient reason’’ if the rule is not a matter of procedure required by law. The procedures permitting participants to make oral statements or presentations, or submit written witness testimony, at AD/CVD proceedings are not procedures required by law. Therefore, to address concerns related to COVID–19, the Commission has determined that there is good and sufficient reason to waive and amend certain Commission rules. This rule waiver and amendment is effective jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Apr 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 immediately and until further notice, which will be provided in a subsequent Federal Register notice. Waiver and amendment of these rules will mitigate disruption to Title VII investigations while the USITC building is closed. Specifically, the Commission temporarily waives the provisions of Rules 201.13(f) and (h), 207.15, and 207.24(b) (19 CFR 201.13(f) and (h), 207.15, and 207.24(b)) that require or permit participants to submit presentations, statements, and written witness testimony at in-person AD/CVD conferences and hearings. The Commission has approved the temporary amendment of Rule 207.24(b) (19 CFR 207.24(b)) to permit parties to submit written presentations and written witness testimony, and to permit nonparties to submit brief written statements. The Commission has also approved the temporary amendment of Rule 207.15 (19 CFR 207.15) to instruct each party to provide written witness testimony in accordance with the schedule and instructions specified by the Director or presiding official. All such filings shall comply with the procedures set forth in the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System website at https:// edis.usitc.gov. By order of the Commission. Issued: April 10, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–07967 Filed 4–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–502 and 731– TA–1227 (Review)] Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico and Turkey; Scheduling of Full Five-Year Reviews United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on steel concrete reinforcing bar from Mexico and the countervailing duty order on steel concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. The Commission has determined to exercise its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: April 9, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amelia Shister ((202) 205–2047), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On January 6, 2020, the Commission determined that responses to its notice of institution of the subject five-year reviews were such that full reviews should proceed (85 FR 5036, January 28, 2020); accordingly, full reviews are being scheduled pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)). A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements are available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s website. Participation in the reviews and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in these reviews as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, by 45 days after publication of this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance following publication of the Commission’s notice of institution of the reviews need not file an additional notice of appearance. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the reviews. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 74 / Thursday, April 16, 2020 / Notices administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.—Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in these reviews available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the reviews, provided that the application is made by 45 days after publication of this notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the reviews. A party granted access to BPI following publication of the Commission’s notice of institution of the reviews need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Staff Report. —The prehearing staff report in the reviews will be placed in the nonpublic record on July 21, 2020, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the reviews beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before July 30, 2020. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should participate in a prehearing conference to be held on August 5, 2020, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, if deemed necessary. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24, and 207.66 of the Commission’s rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of the hearing. Written Submissions.—Each party to the reviews may submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with the provisions of section 207.65 of the Commission’s rules; the deadline for filing is July 29, 2020. Parties may also file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as provided in section 207.24 of the Commission’s rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.67 of the Commission’s rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is August 14, 2020. In VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Apr 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 addition, any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the reviews may submit a written statement of information pertinent to the subject of the reviews on or before August 14, 2020. On September 8, 2020, the Commission will make available to parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before September 10, 2020, but such final comments must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with section 207.68 of the Commission’s rules. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures, available on the Commission’s website at https:// www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_ on_filing_procedures.pdf, elaborates upon the Commission’s procedures with respect to filings. Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, each document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on all other parties to the reviews (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. The Commission has determined that these reviews are extraordinarily complicated and therefore has determined to exercise its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days pursuant to 19 U.S.C.1675(c)(5)(B). Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: April 10, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–07961 Filed 4–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21267 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1196] Certain In Vitro Fertilization Products, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on March 11, 2020, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of EMD Serono, Inc. of Rockland, Massachusetts. A supplement and amendment to the complaint was filed on March 27, 2020. The complaint, as supplemented and amended, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain in vitro fertilization products, components thereof, and products containing same (collectively, ‘‘Gray Market IVF Products’’) by reason of infringement of certain U.S. Trademark Registration No. 4,689,651; U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,772,761; U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,777,170; U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,389,332; U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,816,320; U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,972,079; U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,604,207; and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,185,427 (collectively, ‘‘Registered Marks’’); unfair methods of competition and unfair acts in the importation and sale of Gray Market IVF Products by reason of false designation of source, and; unfair methods of competition and unfair acts in the importation and sale of the Gray Market IVF Products by reason of false advertising. The complaint, as supplemented and amended, further alleges that an industry in the United States exists and that alleged violations threaten to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States, as required by the applicable Federal Statutes. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders. SUMMARY: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-502 and 731-TA-1227 (Review)]


Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico and Turkey; Scheduling 
of Full Five-Year Reviews

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full 
reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine 
whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on steel concrete 
reinforcing bar from Mexico and the countervailing duty order on steel 
concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably 
foreseeable time. The Commission has determined to exercise its 
authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days.

DATES: April 9, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amelia Shister ((202) 205-2047), 
Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need 
special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact 
the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information 
concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its 
internet server (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for these 
reviews may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at 
https://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background.--On January 6, 2020, the Commission determined that 
responses to its notice of institution of the subject five-year reviews 
were such that full reviews should proceed (85 FR 5036, January 28, 
2020); accordingly, full reviews are being scheduled pursuant to 
section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)). A 
record of the Commissioners' votes, the Commission's statement on 
adequacy, and any individual Commissioner's statements are available 
from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission's website.
    Participation in the reviews and public service list.--Persons, 
including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the 
merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations, wishing to participate in these reviews as parties must 
file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as 
provided in section 201.11 of the Commission's rules, by 45 days after 
publication of this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance 
following publication of the Commission's notice of institution of the 
reviews need not file an additional notice of appearance. The Secretary 
will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses 
of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
reviews.
    For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and 
rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of 
Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), 
and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
    Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under 
an

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administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.--Pursuant 
to section 207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the Secretary will make 
BPI gathered in these reviews available to authorized applicants under 
the APO issued in the reviews, provided that the application is made by 
45 days after publication of this notice. Authorized applicants must 
represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are 
parties to the reviews. A party granted access to BPI following 
publication of the Commission's notice of institution of the reviews 
need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be 
maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI 
under the APO.
    Staff Report. --The prehearing staff report in the reviews will be 
placed in the nonpublic record on July 21, 2020, and a public version 
will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of the 
Commission's rules.
    Hearing.--The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the 
reviews beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at the U.S. 
International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the 
hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission 
on or before July 30, 2020. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid 
the Commission's deliberations may request permission to present a 
short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to 
appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should participate in 
a prehearing conference to be held on August 5, 2020, at the U.S. 
International Trade Commission Building, if deemed necessary. Oral 
testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing 
are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24, and 207.66 of 
the Commission's rules. Parties must submit any request to present a 
portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business 
days prior to the date of the hearing.
    Written Submissions.--Each party to the reviews may submit a 
prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with 
the provisions of section 207.65 of the Commission's rules; the 
deadline for filing is July 29, 2020. Parties may also file written 
testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as 
provided in section 207.24 of the Commission's rules, and posthearing 
briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.67 of the 
Commission's rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is 
August 14, 2020. In addition, any person who has not entered an 
appearance as a party to the reviews may submit a written statement of 
information pertinent to the subject of the reviews on or before August 
14, 2020. On September 8, 2020, the Commission will make available to 
parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to 
comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or 
before September 10, 2020, but such final comments must not contain new 
factual information and must otherwise comply with section 207.68 of 
the Commission's rules. All written submissions must conform with the 
provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's rules; any submissions 
that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 
201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission's rules. The Commission's 
Handbook on Filing Procedures, available on the Commission's website at 
https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf, 
elaborates upon the Commission's procedures with respect to filings.
    Additional written submissions to the Commission, including 
requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission's rules, shall 
not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such 
submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request 
by a Commissioner or Commission staff.
    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission's 
rules, each document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on 
all other parties to the reviews (as identified by either the public or 
BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. 
The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a 
certificate of service.
    The Commission has determined that these reviews are 
extraordinarily complicated and therefore has determined to exercise 
its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days pursuant to 
19 U.S.C.1675(c)(5)(B).

    Authority:  These reviews are being conducted under authority of 
title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published 
pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.
    Issued: April 10, 2020.
William Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-07961 Filed 4-15-20; 8:45 am]
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