Foreign-Trade Zone 27-Boston, Massachusetts; Application for Subzone; Ipswich Shellfish Company, Inc.; Ipswich, Massachusetts, 36529-36530 [2020-13077]

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This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the initial publication notice date of June 9, 2020 on the following website PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–104–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone 27—Boston, Massachusetts; Application for Subzone; Ipswich Shellfish Company, Inc.; Ipswich, Massachusetts An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the Massachusetts Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 27, requesting subzone status for the facility of Ipswich Shellfish Company, Inc., located in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on June 11, 2020. The proposed subzone (0.19 acres) is located at 9 & 11 Hayward Street, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. No authorization for production activity has been requested at this time. The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 27. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary. 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 27, 2020. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to August 11, 2020. A copy of the application 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 Elizabeth Whiteman at E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 36530 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 117 / Wednesday, June 17, 2020 / Notices Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: June 11, 2020. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–13077 Filed 6–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–051, C–570–052] Certain Hardwood Plywood Products From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiries and Scope Inquiries on the Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Orders; Vietnam Assembly Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to allegations of circumvention from the Coalition for Fair Trade in Hardwood Plywood (the petitioner), the Department of Commerce (Commerce) is initiating country-wide anti-circumvention inquiries to determine whether certain hardwood plywood products (plywood) completed in Vietnam using plywood components (face veneer, back veneer, and/or either an assembled core or individual core veneers) manufactured in the People’s Republic of China (China), or Chinese components (assembled cores, multi-ply core panels, or individual core veneers) combined in Vietnam with other components (face and/or back veneers) manufactured in Vietnam or third countries, are circumventing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on plywood from China. We are also initiating scope inquiries to determine whether any of the products produced under various production scenarios alleged by the petitioner are covered by the scope of the AD/CVD orders on plywood from China. Finally, we are aligning the deadline for the scope inquiries associated with a covered merchandise referral from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) under the Enforce and Protect Act of 2015 (EAPA) with the anticircumvention inquiries. DATES: Applicable June 17, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kabir Archuletta, AD/CVD Operations, Office V, Enforcement & Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–2593. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Jun 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 Background On January 4, 2018, Commerce issued AD and CVD orders on plywood from China.1 On September 16, 2019, Commerce received an EAPA covered merchandise referral from CBP.2 On January 17, 2020, Commerce published a notice of initiation of scope inquiries related to this referral in order to determine whether plywood produced by Vietnam Finewood Company Limited from China-origin materials are covered merchandise subject to the Orders.3 On February 25, 2020, pursuant to section 781(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act) and 19 CFR 351.225(c) and (h), the petitioner requested that Commerce issue a scope ruling, or in the alternative, an anticircumvention ruling, that plywood completed in Vietnam using plywood components manufactured in China, and imported into the United States as Vietnamese-origin plywood, are either within the scope of the Orders or are circumventing the Orders. Specifically, the petitioner alleged that Chinese plywood components are undergoing minor assembly and finishing in Vietnam that does not remove the merchandise from coverage of the Orders, and that these products are entering the United States as Vietnamese-origin plywood for the express purpose of avoiding AD/CVD duties. In the alternative to a scope ruling, the petitioner requested that Commerce find that these products constitute merchandise completed or assembled in a third country that is circumventing, and should be included within, the scope of the Orders.4 On March 4, 2020, Commerce accepted the petitioner’s scope-ruling and circumvention-ruling request and established deadlines for interested parties to provide comments.5 Between 1 See Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Antidumping Duty Order, 83 FR 504 (January 4, 2018); and Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 83 FR 513 (January 4, 2018) (collectively, Orders). 2 See Certain Hardwood Plywood from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Covered Merchandise Referral and Initiation of Scope Inquiry, 85 FR 3024 (January 17, 2020) (EAPA Scope Inquiry Initiation). 3 Id. 4 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Request for Scope Ruling/AntiCircumvention Ruling,’’ dated February 25, 2020 (Petitioner’s Request). 5 See Memorandum, ‘‘Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Deadline for Comments on the Vietnam Assembly Scope Ruling Request,’’ dated March 4, 2020. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 March 18, 2020 and May 1, 2020, we received comments from interested parties in response to the allegations made by the petitioner.6 On April 14, 2020, Commerce extended the deadline for either issuing a final scope and/or anti-circumvention ruling or initiating a formal scope and/ or anti-circumvention inquiry to June 2, 2020.7 On May 8, 2020, we requested additional information from the petitioner,8 and on May 13, 2020, the petitioner submitted its response to this request.9 In this response, the petitioner requested that Commerce expand its inquiry to determine whether plywood assembled in Vietnam from mainly Chinese components, but also including face and/or back veneers from Vietnam or third countries, are within the scope or are circumventing the Orders.10 On June 2, 2020, we again extended the deadline to either issue a final scope and/or anti-circumvention ruling or 6 See Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Response Comments to Scope/Anti-Circumvention Inquiry Requests,’’ dated March 18, 2020; see also Truong Son Industrial Wood JSC’s Letter, ‘‘The Petitioner’s Request for Determining Range of Products/Anti-Circumvention Investigation into Certain Hardwood Plywood Products,’’ dated March 20, 2020; VietBac Plywood JSC and Plywood Source LLC’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Response Comments to Scope/Anti-Circumvention Inquiry Requests,’’ dated March 20, 2020; TL Trung Viet Co., Ltd.’s Letter, ‘‘Letter of Request to Consider about Tax Imposition,’’ dated March 20, 2020; Thanh Hoa Wood Industry Co., Ltd.’s Letter, ‘‘The Petitioner’s Request for Determining Range of Products/Anti-Circumvention Investigation into Certain Hardwood Plywood Products,’’ dated March 20, 2020; DH Respondent Letter, ‘‘Hardwood Plywood from the People’s Republic of China: Comments to Petitioner’s Request for Scope/AntiCircumvention Inquiry,’’ dated March 20, 2020; Importers Alliance’s Letter, ‘‘Investigation of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China, Scope-Vietnam Assembly: Objection to Request for Scope and AntiCircumvention Inquiry,’’ dated March 20, 2020; Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Letter, ‘‘The Petitioner’s Request for Scope of Ruling/AntiCircumvention Ruling for Hardwood Plywood Products,’’ dated March 25, 2020; and Ike Trading Co., Ltd.’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Resubmission of Ike Trading’s Scope Comments,’’ dated May 1, 2020. 7 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Deadline,’’ dated April 14, 2020. 8 See Commerce’s Letter, ‘‘Certain Hardwood Plywood from the People’s Republic of China: Clarification of Scope Ruling/Anticircumvention Ruling Request,’’ dated May 8, 2020. 9 See Petitioner’s Letter, ‘‘Hardwood Plywood Products from the People’s Republic of China: Coalition’s Response to Request for Clarification,’’ dated May 12, 2020 (Petitioner’s Clarification). 10 Id. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 117 (Wednesday, June 17, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36529-36530]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-13077]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[S-104-2020]


Foreign-Trade Zone 27--Boston, Massachusetts; Application for 
Subzone; Ipswich Shellfish Company, Inc.; Ipswich, Massachusetts

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board (the Board) by the Massachusetts Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 
27, requesting subzone status for the facility of Ipswich Shellfish 
Company, Inc., located in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The application was 
submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as 
amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR 
part 400). It was formally docketed on June 11, 2020.
    The proposed subzone (0.19 acres) is located at 9 & 11 Hayward 
Street, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. No authorization for 
production activity has been requested at this time. The proposed 
subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 27.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman of 
the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make 
recommendations to the Executive Secretary.
    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 July 27, 2020. 
Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the 
foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period 
to August 11, 2020.
    A copy of the application 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 Elizabeth Whiteman at

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[email protected] or (202) 482-0473.

    Dated: June 11, 2020.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-13077 Filed 6-16-20; 8:45 am]
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