In the Matter of Certain Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Components Thereof Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest, 30735-30736 [2020-10894]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 98 / Wednesday, May 20, 2020 / Notices Issued: May 14, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. that, if the Commission finds a violation, it shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States: [FR Doc. 2020–10808 Filed 5–19–20; 8:45 am] unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds that such articles should not be excluded from entry. BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1133] In the Matter of Certain Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Components Thereof Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding chief administrative law judge (‘‘CALJ’’) issued an Initial Determination on Violation of Section 337 and Recommended Determination (‘‘RD’’) on Remedy and Bond in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders against SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. of Shenzhen, China; DJI Europe B.V. of Barendrecht, Netherlands; DJI Technology Inc. of Burbank, California; iFlight Technology Co., Ltd. of Hong Kong; DJI Baiwang Technology Co. Ltd. of Shenzhen, China; DJI Research LLC of Palo Alto, California; DJI Service LLC of Cerritos, California; and DJI Creative Studio LLC of Burbank, California (collectively, ‘‘Respondents’’), should a violation be found. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl P. Bretscher, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2382. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket system (‘‘EDIS’’) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Parties are to file public interest submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 provides SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 May 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease and desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1). The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a violation, specifically, a limited exclusion order directed to unmanned aerial vehicles and components thereof and cease and desist orders directed to the respondents. The Commission is interested in further development of the record on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, members of the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in light of the CALJ’s recommended determination on remedy and bonding issued in this investigation on March 2, 2020. Comments should address whether issuance of the recommended limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders in this investigation, should the Commission find a violation, would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the recommended orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or thirdparty suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the recommended orders within a commercially reasonable time; and PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30735 (v) explain how the recommended orders would impact consumers in the United States. Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of business on June 15, 2020. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. The Commission’s paper filing requirements in 19 CFR 210.4(f) are currently waived. 85 FR 15798 (March 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the investigation number (‘‘Inv. No. 337–TA–1133’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, https:// www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_ on_filing_procedures.pdf.) Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000). Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS. This action is taken under the authority of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in Part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). By order of the Commission. E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1 30736 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 98 / Wednesday, May 20, 2020 / Notices Issued: May 15, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–10894 Filed 5–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 332–577] Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of Competition Between U.S. and Foreign Suppliers, With a Focus on Washington State Notice of Investigation and Scheduling of a Public Hearing. ACTION: Following receipt on April 9, 2020, of a request from the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930, the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted Investigation No. 332–577, Raspberries for Processing: Conditions of Competition between U.S. and Foreign Suppliers, with a Focus on Washington State, for the purpose of providing a report that provides an overview of the U.S. raspberry industry in Washington state and assesses the conditions of competition between U.S. and foreign suppliers of raspberries meant for processing. The USTR requests that the Commission transmit its report no later than 14 months following receipt of this request. DATES: August 27, 2020: Deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing. September 8, 2020: Deadline for filing prehearing briefs and statements. September 17, 2020: Public hearing. September 24, 2020: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and statements. December 6, 2020: Deadline for filing all other written submissions. June 9, 2021: Transmittal of Commission report to the Committee. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC. All written submissions should be addressed to the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https:// edis.usitc.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project Leader Jessica Pugliese (jessica.pugliese@usitc.gov) or Deputy Project Leader Mary Roop (202–708– VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 May 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 2277 or mary.roop@usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of this investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel (202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations (202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Hearing-impaired individuals may obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal at 202–205–1810. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its website (https://www.usitc.gov). 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. Background As requested by the USTR, the Commission will conduct an investigation and prepare a report that provides, to the extent practical, the following information: (1) An overview of the U.S. raspberry industry in Washington State— including fresh raspberries for processing, frozen raspberries, and raspberry juice—as well as an overview of the industries producing fresh and processed raspberries in major producing and exporting countries. The overviews should include information on production and processing volumes and trends, planted acreage, processing capacity, supply chains, domestic consumption, and imports and exports of fresh and processed raspberries. (2) Production, pricing, and consumption trends for fresh and processed raspberries in the United States and other major producing and exporting countries over the last five years. Pricing analysis should include the relationship between prices of domestic products and imports of fresh and processed raspberries in the U.S. market to the extent such data is available. (3) An overview of U.S. imports of fresh and processed raspberries including information on the main country sources of supply, trade patterns, and supply chains of major suppliers to the United States, as well as an overview of country of origin labeling practices in major U.S. supplier countries. (4) A description of foreign government policies, financial aid, and programs that directly or indirectly affect production, infrastructure, exports, and imports of fresh and processed raspberries, including PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 product labeling and food safety regulations, producer support, and tariff and nontariff measures. (5) A comparison of the competitive strengths and weaknesses of production and exports of fresh and processed raspberries in the United States and other major producing and exporting countries, including such factors as costs of production, industry structure, technology, product innovation, exchange rates, supply chains and distribution, pricing, marketing regimes, and government policies. (6) A qualitative and, to the extent possible, quantitative assessment of the economic impact of imports from major producing and exporting countries on production and prices of U.S. fresh and processed raspberries. The USTR requested that the report primarily focus on the 2015 to 2019 time period. The USTR requested that the Commission transmit its report no later than 14 months following receipt of this request. In his request letter, the USTR stated that his office intends to make the Commission’s report available to the public in its entirety and asked that the Commission not include any confidential business information. Public Hearing A public hearing in connection with this investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on September 17, 2020. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary no later than 5:15 p.m., August 27, 2020, in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Written Submissions’’ section below. All prehearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., September 8, 2020, and all post-hearing briefs and statements should be filed not later than 5:15 p.m., September 24, 2020. Post-hearing briefs and statements should address matters raised at the hearing. In the event that, as of the close of business on September 8, 2020, no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. Any person interested in attending the hearing as an observer or nonparticipant should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000 after September 8, 2020, for information concerning whether the hearing will be held. Written Submissions In lieu of or in addition to participating in the hearing, interested parties are invited to file written submissions concerning this investigation. All written submissions E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-1133]


In the Matter of Certain Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Components 
Thereof Notice of Request for Submissions on the Public Interest

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the presiding chief administrative 
law judge (``CALJ'') issued an Initial Determination on Violation of 
Section 337 and Recommended Determination (``RD'') on Remedy and Bond 
in the above-captioned investigation. The Commission is soliciting 
submissions on public interest issues raised by the recommended limited 
exclusion order and cease and desist orders against SZ DJI Technology 
Co. Ltd. of Shenzhen, China; DJI Europe B.V. of Barendrecht, 
Netherlands; DJI Technology Inc. of Burbank, California; iFlight 
Technology Co., Ltd. of Hong Kong; DJI Baiwang Technology Co. Ltd. of 
Shenzhen, China; DJI Research LLC of Palo Alto, California; DJI Service 
LLC of Cerritos, California; and DJI Creative Studio LLC of Burbank, 
California (collectively, ``Respondents''), should a violation be 
found. This notice is soliciting comments from the public only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl P. Bretscher, Esq., Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2382. Copies of non-
confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may 
be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket system (``EDIS'') at 
https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email 
[email protected]. General information concerning the Commission may 
also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on 
this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
on (202) 205-1810.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Parties are to file public interest 
submissions pursuant to 19 CFR 210.50(a)(4). Section 337 of the Tariff 
Act of 1930 provides that, if the Commission finds a violation, it 
shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States:

unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the 
public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United 
States economy, the production of like or directly competitive 
articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds 
that such articles should not be excluded from entry.

19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease and desist 
orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1).
    The Commission is soliciting submissions on public interest issues 
raised by the recommended relief should the Commission find a 
violation, specifically, a limited exclusion order directed to unmanned 
aerial vehicles and components thereof and cease and desist orders 
directed to the respondents.
    The Commission is interested in further development of the record 
on the public interest in this investigation. Accordingly, members of 
the public are invited to file submissions of no more than five (5) 
pages, inclusive of attachments, concerning the public interest in 
light of the CALJ's recommended determination on remedy and bonding 
issued in this investigation on March 2, 2020. Comments should address 
whether issuance of the recommended limited exclusion order and cease 
and desist orders in this investigation, should the Commission find a 
violation, would affect the public health and welfare in the United 
States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the 
production of like or directly competitive articles in the United 
States, or United States consumers.
    In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that:
    (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the recommended 
remedial orders are used in the United States;
    (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the 
United States relating to the recommended orders;
    (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that 
complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the United States 
which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded;
    (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant's licensees, and/or 
third-party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of 
articles potentially subject to the recommended orders within a 
commercially reasonable time; and
    (v) explain how the recommended orders would impact consumers in 
the United States.
    Written submissions must be filed no later than by close of 
business on June 15, 2020.
    Persons filing written submissions must file the original document 
electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. The 
Commission's paper filing requirements in 19 CFR 210.4(f) are currently 
waived. 85 FR 15798 (March 19, 2020). Submissions should refer to the 
investigation number (``Inv. No. 337-TA-1133'') in a prominent place on 
the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic 
Filing Procedures, https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf.) Persons with questions regarding 
filing should contact the Secretary (202-205-2000).
    Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in 
confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests 
should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include 
a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such 
treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment 
by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All 
information, including confidential business information and documents 
for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the 
Commission for purposes of this Investigation may be disclosed to and 
used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract 
personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of this or a 
related proceeding, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, 
and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of 
the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. 
government employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity 
purposes. All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure 
agreements. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available 
for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.
    This action is taken under the authority of Section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in Part 210 of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210).

    By order of the Commission.


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    Issued: May 15, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-10894 Filed 5-19-20; 8:45 am]
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