Notice of Scope Rulings, 35261-35262 [2020-12425]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 111 / Tuesday, June 9, 2020 / Notices materials/components are subject to duties under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) or Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in PF status. 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 July 20, 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 Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: June 3, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–12424 Filed 6–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–35–2020] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 105— Providence, Rhode Island; Notification of Proposed Production Activity (Night Vision Camera Systems); Jamestown, Rhode Island Night Vision Technology Solutions, LLC (Night Vision Technology) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Jamestown, Rhode Island. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 29, 2020. Night Vision Technology’s facility is located within Subzone 105B. The facility is used for the production of night vision camera systems. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Night Vision Technology from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/ components noted below, Night Vision VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:08 Jun 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 Technology would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to electro-optical infra-red (E.O./IR) camera systems containing thermal cameras, often with the addition of visible cameras, laser range finders, and/or analytic software; handheld uncooled longwave infra-red (LWIR) thermal monoculars; uncooled thermal camera modules; and, temperature measurement devices using thermal sensors (duty-free). Night Vision Technology 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 components and materials sourced from abroad include: multicontact pinned cable connectors; enclosures and housings for camera systems; uncooled LWIR thermal sensors; and, germanium lenses for thermal sensors (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 4.4%). The request indicates the materials/components are subject to duties under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). 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 July 20, 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 Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482–1963. Dated: June 3, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–12426 Filed 6–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Scope Rulings Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable June 9, 2020. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anti-circumvention AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35261 determinations made during the period January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia E. Short, AD/CVD Operations, Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–1560. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Commerce regulations provide that it will publish in the Federal Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.1 Our most recent notification of scope rulings was published on March 3, 2020.2 This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020. Scope Rulings Made January 1, 2020 Through March 31, 2020 People’s Republic of China (China) A–570–890: Wooden Bedroom Furniture From China 3 Requestor: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, EAPA Investigation No. 7189. A desk/console table with drawers (found to be excluded office furniture), a TV cabinet with minibar (found to have features inconsistent with wooden bedroom furniture), a trunk storage unit (found to be living room furniture), and a bed bench base (found to be excluded seating furniture) are not covered by the scope of the antidumping duty (AD) order on wooden bedroom furniture from China. However, certain TV credenzas/dressers and a console/ custom dresser are covered by the scope of the order because these furniture pieces have features consistent with subject chests and/or dressers and are suitable for storing clothing; December 31, 2019. A–570–983 and C–570–984: Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From China Requestor: Simpli Home Ltd. Based on the scope language stated in the orders, the sinks imported as part of Simpli Home Ltd.’s laundry cabinets are covered by the scope of the AD and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on drawn stainless steel sinks (sinks) from China; January 2, 2020. 1 See 19 CFR 351.225(o). Notice of Scope Rulings, 85 FR 12515 (March 3, 2020). 3 This was inadvertently left out of the previous Quarterly Scope Federal Register Notice that published on March 3, 2020 (85 FR 12515). 2 See E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1 35262 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 111 / Tuesday, June 9, 2020 / Notices A–570–067 and C–570–068: Forged Steel Fittings From China A–570–084, C–570–085: Quartz Surface Products From China Requestor: Alemite, LLC. Hydraulic hand gun coupler and the universal swivel assembly are not covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on forged steel fittings from China because they are made to different industry standards and temporarily connect to hoses that cannot convey corrosive materials; January 8, 2020. Requestor: Deyuan Panmin International Limited and Xiamen Deyuan Panmin Trading Co., Ltd. (collectively, Panmin); Based on the plain language of the scope of the orders and in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(k)(1), Panmin’s three ‘‘ZZ’’ series glass products for which it requested an exclusion (i.e., ZZ3003, ZZ7119, and ZZ7027) are within the scope of the AD and CVD orders on quartz surface products from China; February 20, 2020. A–570–040 and C–570–041: Truck and Bus Tires From China Requestor: America Koryo, Inc.; size 8–14.5 truck and bus tires imported by America Koryo, Inc. from China are not within the scope of the AD and CVD orders. Size 11–22.5 truck and bus tires imported by America Koryo, Inc. from China are within the scope of the orders; January 8, 2020. A–570–899: Artist Canvas From China Requestor: Global Textile Partners, Inc. Certain woven blockout material and certain woven blackout material (collectively, blockout and backlit fabric) which Global Textile imports is not within the scope of the AD order on artist canvas from China because no priming or coating (i.e., gesso) is applied to the blockout and backlit fabric in order to promote the adherence of artist materials, such as paint or ink, to the fabric, a defining characteristic of the artist canvas subject to the scope of order; January 21, 2020. A–570–010 and C–570–011: Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From China Requestor: SunSpark Technology Inc. Commerce found that solar panels and cells that are manufactured in Vietnam from unprocessed wafers imported from China are not covered by the scope of the AD and CVD orders on solar products from China because the scope only covers photovoltaic panels and modules that are assembled in China from non-Chinese solar cells. Using documentation submitted to the record, importer SunSpark demonstrated that the merchandise in question was assembled in Vietnam; January 23, 2020. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES A–570–890: Wooden Bedroom Furniture From China Requestor: Zinus Inc. USA, Zinus (Xiamen) Inc., and Zinus (Zhangzhou) Inc. Seven upholstered platform beds are not covered by the scope of the AD order on wooden bedroom furniture from China because they meet the scope exclusion for ‘‘completely upholstered’’ beds; January 27, 2020. VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:08 Jun 08, 2020 Jkt 250001 A–570–073 and C–570–074: Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From China Requestor: K2W Precision Inc. Not clad aluminum sheet manufactured from 6061 alloy aluminum is not covered by the scope of AD and CVD orders on common alloy aluminum sheet from China because the scope only covers not clad aluminum sheet that is manufactured from a 1XXX, 3XXX, or 5XXX series alloy. The scope does not reference not clad aluminum sheet manufactured from a 6XXX-series alloy; March 20, 2020. A–570–932: Certain Steel Threaded Rod From China Requester: All-Pro Fasteners, Inc. ASTM A449 hot-dipped galvanized allthreaded rods and studs are not covered by the scope of the AD order on certain steel threaded rod from China because they are heat treated/through-hardened, consistent with ASTM A449, and include a ‘‘A449’’ marking on the head; March 27, 2020 (Preliminary Ruling) Thailand Requestor: Self-Initiated. Commerce preliminarily found that line pipe is not covered by the scope of the AD order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Thailand because the petitioner withdrew the petition with respect to line pipe during the underlying investigation and the ITC’s injury investigation did not include line pipe. However, products that are dualstenciled as standard and line pipe are covered by the order; February 24, 2020. Anti-Circumvention Determinations Made January 1, 2020 Through March 31, 2020 China A–570–900: Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From China Requestor: Diamond Sawblades Manufacturers’ Coalition; diamond Frm 00008 A–570–028—Hydrofluorocarbon Blends From China Anti-circumvention Inquiry: Imports of unfinished blends of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) components R–32 and R–125 from China are circumventing the AD order on HFC blends from China; March 18, 2020. Notification to Interested Parties Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of this list of completed scope inquiries and anti-circumvention determinations made during the period January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020. Any comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, APO/Dockets Unit, Room 18022, Washington, DC 20230. This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o). Dated: June 3, 2020. James Maeder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2020–12425 Filed 6–8–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–489–833] A–549–502: Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand PO 00000 sawblades made with Chinese cores and Chinese segments in Canada by Protech Diamond Tools Inc. and exported from Canada to the United States are within the scope of the order; February 20, 2020. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Large Diameter Welded Pipe From the Republic of Turkey: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Amended Final Determination in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation; Notice of Amended Final Determination Pursuant to Court Decision; and Notice of Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, in Part Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 22, 2020, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) sustained the Department of Commerce’s (Commerce’s) remand redetermination pertaining to the lessthan-fair-value (LTFV) investigation of large diameter welded pipe (LDWP) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). Commerce is notifying the public that the CIT’s final judgment in this litigation is not in harmony with AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 111 (Tuesday, June 9, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35261-35262]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice of Scope Rulings

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

DATES: Applicable June 9, 2020.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) hereby publishes a list 
of scope rulings and anti-circumvention determinations made during the 
period January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020. We intend to publish 
future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia E. Short, AD/CVD Operations, 
Customs Liaison Unit, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202-482-1560.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    Commerce regulations provide that it will publish in the Federal 
Register a list of scope rulings on a quarterly basis.\1\ Our most 
recent notification of scope rulings was published on March 3, 2020.\2\ 
This current notice covers all scope rulings and anti-circumvention 
determinations made by Enforcement and Compliance between January 1, 
2020 through March 31, 2020.
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    \1\ See 19 CFR 351.225(o).
    \2\ See Notice of Scope Rulings, 85 FR 12515 (March 3, 2020).
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Scope Rulings Made January 1, 2020 Through March 31, 2020

People's Republic of China (China)
A-570-890: Wooden Bedroom Furniture From China \3\
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    \3\ This was inadvertently left out of the previous Quarterly 
Scope Federal Register Notice that published on March 3, 2020 (85 FR 
12515).
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    Requestor: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, EAPA Investigation 
No. 7189. A desk/console table with drawers (found to be excluded 
office furniture), a TV cabinet with minibar (found to have features 
inconsistent with wooden bedroom furniture), a trunk storage unit 
(found to be living room furniture), and a bed bench base (found to be 
excluded seating furniture) are not covered by the scope of the 
antidumping duty (AD) order on wooden bedroom furniture from China. 
However, certain TV credenzas/dressers and a console/custom dresser are 
covered by the scope of the order because these furniture pieces have 
features consistent with subject chests and/or dressers and are 
suitable for storing clothing; December 31, 2019.
A-570-983 and C-570-984: Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From China
    Requestor: Simpli Home Ltd. Based on the scope language stated in 
the orders, the sinks imported as part of Simpli Home Ltd.'s laundry 
cabinets are covered by the scope of the AD and countervailing duty 
(CVD) orders on drawn stainless steel sinks (sinks) from China; January 
2, 2020.

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A-570-067 and C-570-068: Forged Steel Fittings From China
    Requestor: Alemite, LLC. Hydraulic hand gun coupler and the 
universal swivel assembly are not covered by the scope of the AD and 
CVD orders on forged steel fittings from China because they are made to 
different industry standards and temporarily connect to hoses that 
cannot convey corrosive materials; January 8, 2020.
A-570-040 and C-570-041: Truck and Bus Tires From China
    Requestor: America Koryo, Inc.; size 8-14.5 truck and bus tires 
imported by America Koryo, Inc. from China are not within the scope of 
the AD and CVD orders. Size 11-22.5 truck and bus tires imported by 
America Koryo, Inc. from China are within the scope of the orders; 
January 8, 2020.
A-570-899: Artist Canvas From China
    Requestor: Global Textile Partners, Inc. Certain woven blockout 
material and certain woven blackout material (collectively, blockout 
and backlit fabric) which Global Textile imports is not within the 
scope of the AD order on artist canvas from China because no priming or 
coating (i.e., gesso) is applied to the blockout and backlit fabric in 
order to promote the adherence of artist materials, such as paint or 
ink, to the fabric, a defining characteristic of the artist canvas 
subject to the scope of order; January 21, 2020.
A-570-010 and C-570-011: Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From 
China
    Requestor: SunSpark Technology Inc. Commerce found that solar 
panels and cells that are manufactured in Vietnam from unprocessed 
wafers imported from China are not covered by the scope of the AD and 
CVD orders on solar products from China because the scope only covers 
photovoltaic panels and modules that are assembled in China from non-
Chinese solar cells. Using documentation submitted to the record, 
importer SunSpark demonstrated that the merchandise in question was 
assembled in Vietnam; January 23, 2020.
A-570-890: Wooden Bedroom Furniture From China
    Requestor: Zinus Inc. USA, Zinus (Xiamen) Inc., and Zinus 
(Zhangzhou) Inc. Seven upholstered platform beds are not covered by the 
scope of the AD order on wooden bedroom furniture from China because 
they meet the scope exclusion for ``completely upholstered'' beds; 
January 27, 2020.
A-570-084, C-570-085: Quartz Surface Products From China
    Requestor: Deyuan Panmin International Limited and Xiamen Deyuan 
Panmin Trading Co., Ltd. (collectively, Panmin); Based on the plain 
language of the scope of the orders and in accordance with 19 CFR 
351.225(k)(1), Panmin's three ``ZZ'' series glass products for which it 
requested an exclusion (i.e., ZZ3003, ZZ7119, and ZZ7027) are within 
the scope of the AD and CVD orders on quartz surface products from 
China; February 20, 2020.
A-570-073 and C-570-074: Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From China
    Requestor: K2W Precision Inc. Not clad aluminum sheet manufactured 
from 6061 alloy aluminum is not covered by the scope of AD and CVD 
orders on common alloy aluminum sheet from China because the scope only 
covers not clad aluminum sheet that is manufactured from a 1XXX, 3XXX, 
or 5XXX series alloy. The scope does not reference not clad aluminum 
sheet manufactured from a 6XXX-series alloy; March 20, 2020.
A-570-932: Certain Steel Threaded Rod From China
    Requester: All-Pro Fasteners, Inc. ASTM A449 hot-dipped galvanized 
all-threaded rods and studs are not covered by the scope of the AD 
order on certain steel threaded rod from China because they are heat 
treated/through-hardened, consistent with ASTM A449, and include a 
``A449'' marking on the head; March 27, 2020 (Preliminary Ruling)
Thailand
A-549-502: Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand
    Requestor: Self-Initiated. Commerce preliminarily found that line 
pipe is not covered by the scope of the AD order on circular welded 
carbon steel pipes and tubes from Thailand because the petitioner 
withdrew the petition with respect to line pipe during the underlying 
investigation and the ITC's injury investigation did not include line 
pipe. However, products that are dual-stenciled as standard and line 
pipe are covered by the order; February 24, 2020.

Anti-Circumvention Determinations Made January 1, 2020 Through March 
31, 2020

China
A-570-900: Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From China
    Requestor: Diamond Sawblades Manufacturers' Coalition; diamond 
sawblades made with Chinese cores and Chinese segments in Canada by 
Protech Diamond Tools Inc. and exported from Canada to the United 
States are within the scope of the order; February 20, 2020.
A-570-028--Hydrofluorocarbon Blends From China
    Anti-circumvention Inquiry: Imports of unfinished blends of 
hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) components R-32 and R-125 from China are 
circumventing the AD order on HFC blends from China; March 18, 2020.

Notification to Interested Parties

    Interested parties are invited to comment on the completeness of 
this list of completed scope inquiries and anti-circumvention 
determinations made during the period January 1, 2020 through March 31, 
2020. Any comments should be submitted to the Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for AD/CVD Operations, Enforcement and Compliance, 
International Trade Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, APO/
Dockets Unit, Room 18022, Washington, DC 20230.
    This notice is published in accordance with 19 CFR 351.225(o).

    Dated: June 3, 2020.
James Maeder,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
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