Notice of Postponement of Trade Missions From April Through August 2020, 30684 [2020-10761]

Download as PDF 30684 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 98 / Wednesday, May 20, 2020 / Notices current deadline does not provide adequate time for Commerce to receive questionnaire responses and issue deficiency questionnaires, especially in light of the global COVID–19 pandemic. Furthermore, the petitioner stated that additional time will permit interested parties sufficient time to develop the record in this investigation.5 In accordance with 19 CFR 351.205(e), the petitioner has stated the reasons for requesting a postponement of the preliminary determination, and Commerce finds no compelling reason to deny the request. Therefore, in accordance with section 703(c)(1)(A) of the Act, Commerce is postponing the deadline for the preliminary determination to August 17, 2020, the next business day after 130 days after the date on which this investigation was initiated.6 Pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(1), the deadline for the final determination of this investigation will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 703(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: May 14, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2020–10901 Filed 5–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Postponement of Trade Missions From April Through August 2020 International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is announcing the postponement of three upcoming trade missions that were previously announced and published in the Federal Register. 5 Id. 6 Postponing the preliminary determination to 130 days after initiation would place the deadline on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Commerce’s practice dictates that where a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the appropriate deadline is the next business day. See Notice of Clarification: Application of ‘‘Next Business Day’’ Rule for Administrative Determination Deadlines Pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930, As Amended, 70 FR 24533 (May 10, 2005). 17:51 May 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 Notice to postpone the dates and deadlines of certain trade missions originally published at 84 FR 48590 (September 16, 2019) and 85 FR 12259 (March 2, 2020). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Department of Commerce has decided to indefinitely postpone the dates and submission deadlines of the following ITA planned Trade Missions until new dates can be identified: The Trade Mission to Hong Kong and IndoPacific in conjunction with Trade Winds Indo-Pacific, scheduled from April 20–28, 2020; the Reconstruction Trade Mission to Southern Africa—June 15–18, 2020; Executive-led Trade Mission and Business Development Event in East Africa—August 31, 2020– September 3, 2020. The Department has been closely monitoring COVID–19 developments and believes postponing these missions is the best decision for the health, safety and welfare of the participants. When we have determined modified dates and submission deadlines for the events, we will inform the public through an updated Federal Register announcement. Contacts Trade Mission to Hong Kong and IndoPacific in Conjunction With Trade Winds Indo-Pacific SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 The following mission dates and deadlines for submitting applications are postponed until further notice: • Trade Mission to Hong Kong and Indo-Pacific in conjunction with Trade Winds Indo-Pacific, scheduled from April 20–28, 2020. • Reconstruction Trade Mission to Southern Africa—June 15–18, 2020. • Executive-led Trade Mission and Business Development Event in East Africa—August 31, 2020–September 3, 2020. DATES: Colleen Fisher, Director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Baltimore, MD, Colleen.Fisher@trade.gov; Tel: 410– 962–3097. Leandro Solorzano, Director at the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Phoenix, AZ, Leandro.Solorzano@ trade.gov; Tel: 954–356–6647. Reconstruction Trade Mission to Southern Africa Tamarind Murrietta, U.S. Commercial Counselor, U.S. Commercial Service Mozambique, Tamarind.Murrietta@ trade.gov, +258–2135–5475. Ashley Bubna, Desk Officer, U.S. Commercial Service Office of Africa, Ashley.bubna@trade.gov, +1–202–482– 5205. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Executive-Led Trade Mission and Business Development Event in East Africa Daniel Gaines, Commercial Officer, +254–20–363–6000 ext. 6424, Daniel.Gaines@trade.gov. Diane Jones, Senior Commercial Officer, +254–20–363–6000 ext. 6424, Diane.Jones@trade.gov. Gemal Brangman, Senior Advisor, Trade Missions, ITA Events Management Task Force. [FR Doc. 2020–10761 Filed 5–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Minority Business Development Agency President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Minority Business Development Agency, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI Commission) will convene an open meeting to discuss issues related to the draft Commission report to the President. This meeting is open to the public and interested persons may listen to the teleconference by using the call-in number and pass code provided below (see ADDRESSES). DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Eastern Time (ET). ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held by teleconference, beginning at 3:45 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Advance registration is required to access the teleconference. Interested persons may register at https:// www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/ ; conference number: PWXO1256066; audience passcode: 1147620 . Participants can join the event directly at: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/ join.php?i=PWXW1256066&p=1147620 &t=c. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding the teleconference, please contact Ms. Tina Wei Smith, Executive Director, Office of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; telephone (202) 482–1375; email: whiaapi@doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background. The President, through Executive Order 13872 (May 13, 2019), re-established the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice of Postponement of Trade Missions From April Through 
August 2020

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration, is announcing the postponement of three upcoming trade 
missions that were previously announced and published in the Federal 
Register.

DATES: The following mission dates and deadlines for submitting 
applications are postponed until further notice:
     Trade Mission to Hong Kong and Indo-Pacific in conjunction 
with Trade Winds Indo-Pacific, scheduled from April 20-28, 2020.
     Reconstruction Trade Mission to Southern Africa--June 15-
18, 2020.
     Executive-led Trade Mission and Business Development Event 
in East Africa--August 31, 2020-September 3, 2020.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice to postpone the dates and deadlines 
of certain trade missions originally published at 84 FR 48590 
(September 16, 2019) and 85 FR 12259 (March 2, 2020).

Background

    The Department of Commerce has decided to indefinitely postpone the 
dates and submission deadlines of the following ITA planned Trade 
Missions until new dates can be identified: The Trade Mission to Hong 
Kong and Indo-Pacific in conjunction with Trade Winds Indo-Pacific, 
scheduled from April 20-28, 2020; the Reconstruction Trade Mission to 
Southern Africa--June 15-18, 2020; Executive-led Trade Mission and 
Business Development Event in East Africa--August 31, 2020-September 3, 
2020. The Department has been closely monitoring COVID-19 developments 
and believes postponing these missions is the best decision for the 
health, safety and welfare of the participants. When we have determined 
modified dates and submission deadlines for the events, we will inform 
the public through an updated Federal Register announcement.

Contacts

Trade Mission to Hong Kong and Indo-Pacific in Conjunction With Trade 
Winds Indo-Pacific

    Colleen Fisher, Director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in 
Baltimore, MD, [email protected]; Tel: 410-962-3097.
    Leandro Solorzano, Director at the U.S. Export Assistance Center in 
Phoenix, AZ, [email protected]; Tel: 954-356-6647.

Reconstruction Trade Mission to Southern Africa

    Tamarind Murrietta, U.S. Commercial Counselor, U.S. Commercial 
Service Mozambique, [email protected], +258-2135-5475.
    Ashley Bubna, Desk Officer, U.S. Commercial Service Office of 
Africa, [email protected], +1-202-482-5205.

Executive-Led Trade Mission and Business Development Event in East 
Africa

    Daniel Gaines, Commercial Officer, +254-20-363-6000 ext. 6424, 
[email protected].
    Diane Jones, Senior Commercial Officer, +254-20-363-6000 ext. 6424, 
[email protected].

Gemal Brangman,
Senior Advisor, Trade Missions, ITA Events Management Task Force.
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