Ferrovanadium From China and South Africa; Scheduling of Expedited Five-Year Reviews, 43258-43259 [2020-15407]

Download as PDF 43258 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 137 / Thursday, July 16, 2020 / Notices be subsidized by the government of China.2 Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Background On May 26, 2020, MTD Products, Inc., Valley City, Ohio, filed petitions with the Commission and Commerce, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of subsidized imports of walkbehind mowers from China and LTFV imports of walk-behind mowers from China and Vietnam. Accordingly, effective May 26, 2020, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–648 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1521–1522 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference through written submissions to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of June 2, 2020 (85 FR 33710). In light of the restrictions on access to 2 85 FR 37426 (June 22, 2020), 85 FR 37417 (June 22,2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jul 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 the Commission building due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the Commission conducted its conference through written questions, submissions of opening remarks and written testimony, written responses to questions, and postconference briefs. All persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on July 10, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5091 (July 2020), entitled Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers from China and Vietnam: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–648 and 731–TA–1521– 1522 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: July 10, 2020. Katherine Hiner, Supervisory Attorney. [FR Doc. 2020–15317 Filed 7–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–986–987 (Third Review)] Ferrovanadium From China and South Africa; Scheduling of Expedited FiveYear Reviews International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on ferrovanadium from China and South Africa would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. DATES: April 6, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alejandro Orozco (202–205–3177), 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 April 6, 2020, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (85 FR 122, January 2, 2020) of the subject five-year reviews was adequate and that the respondent interested party group response was inadequate. The Commission did not find any other circumstances that would warrant conducting full reviews.1 Accordingly, the Commission determined that it would conduct expedited reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)). 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). Please note the Secretary’s Office will accept only electronic filings at this time. Filings must be made through the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https:// edis.usitc.gov). No in-person paperbased filings or paper copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. Staff report.—A staff report containing information concerning the subject matter of these reviews will be placed in the nonpublic record on July 13, 2020, and made available to persons on the Administrative Protective Order service list for these reviews. A public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to § 207.62(d)(4) of the Commission’s rules. Written submissions.—As provided in § 207.62(d) of the Commission’s rules, interested parties that are parties to these reviews and that have provided individually adequate responses to the notice of institution,2 and any party other than an interested party to these reviews may file written comments with the Secretary on what determinations the Commission should reach in these reviews. Comments are due on or before 1 A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s website. 2 The Commission has found the response submitted on behalf of the Vanadium Producers and Reclaimers Association to be individually adequate. Comments from other interested parties will not be accepted (see 19 CFR 207.62(d)(2)). E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 137 / Thursday, July 16, 2020 / Notices July 20, 2020 and may not contain new factual information. Any person that is neither a party to the five-year reviews nor an interested party may submit a brief written statement (which shall not contain any new factual information) pertinent to these reviews by July 20, 2020. However, should the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) extend the time limit for its completion of the final results of its reviews, the deadline for comments (which may not contain new factual information) on Commerce’s final results is three business days after the issuance of Commerce’s results. If comments contain business proprietary information (BPI), they must conform with the requirements of §§ 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s rules with respect to filing were revised effective July 25, 2014. See 79 FR 35920 (June 25, 2014). 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. In accordance with §§ 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to these reviews must be served on all other parties to these 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. Determination.—The Commission has determined 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 § 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: July 13, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 17:43 Jul 15, 2020 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives [OMB Number 1140–0058] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Investigator Integrity Questionnaire— ATF Form 8620.7 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed collection OMB 1140– 0058 (Investigator Integrity Questionnaire—ATF Form 8620.7) is being renamed Investigator Quality Survey. Additional fields were included in the form to improve user experience when providing feedback about an investigator’s conduct during a background investigation interview. The proposed information collection (IC) is also being published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until September 14, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments, regarding the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please contact: Matthew Varisco, Chief, Personnel Security Division, either by mail at 99 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20226, by email at Matthew.Varisco@ atf.gov, or by telephone at 202–648– 9260. SUMMARY: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2020–15407 Filed 7–15–20; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43259 whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection (check justification or form 83): Revision of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Investigator Integrity Questionnaire. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number (if applicable): ATF Form 8620.7. Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Other (if applicable): None. Abstract: Persons interviewed by ATF contract investigators are randomly selected to complete the Investigator Integrity Questionnaire—ATF Form 8620.7, which measures the effectiveness, efficiency and professionalism of investigators while conducting interviews for a Federal background investigation. Individuals may voluntarily participate in this survey by providing an email address during their interview. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 2,500 respondents will utilize the survey annually, and it will take each respondent approximately 5 minutes to complete their response. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 208 hours, which is equal to 2,500 (# of respondents) * .083 (5 minutes or the time taken to complete each response). E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-986-987 (Third Review)]


Ferrovanadium From China and South Africa; Scheduling of 
Expedited Five-Year Reviews

AGENCY: International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of 
expedited reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to 
determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on 
ferrovanadium from China and South Africa would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably 
foreseeable time.

DATES: April 6, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alejandro Orozco (202-205-3177), 
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 April 6, 2020, the Commission determined that the 
domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution 
(85 FR 122, January 2, 2020) of the subject five-year reviews was 
adequate and that the respondent interested party group response was 
inadequate. The Commission did not find any other circumstances that 
would warrant conducting full reviews.\1\ Accordingly, the Commission 
determined that it would conduct expedited reviews pursuant to section 
751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)).
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    \1\ A record of the Commissioners' votes, the Commission's 
statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner's statements 
will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the 
Commission's website.
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    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).
    Please note the Secretary's Office will accept only electronic 
filings at this time. Filings must be made through the Commission's 
Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https://edis.usitc.gov). 
No in-person paper-based filings or paper copies of any electronic 
filings will be accepted until further notice.
    Staff report.--A staff report containing information concerning the 
subject matter of these reviews will be placed in the nonpublic record 
on July 13, 2020, and made available to persons on the Administrative 
Protective Order service list for these reviews. A public version will 
be issued thereafter, pursuant to Sec.  207.62(d)(4) of the 
Commission's rules.
    Written submissions.--As provided in Sec.  207.62(d) of the 
Commission's rules, interested parties that are parties to these 
reviews and that have provided individually adequate responses to the 
notice of institution,\2\ and any party other than an interested party 
to these reviews may file written comments with the Secretary on what 
determinations the Commission should reach in these reviews. Comments 
are due on or before

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July 20, 2020 and may not contain new factual information. Any person 
that is neither a party to the five-year reviews nor an interested 
party may submit a brief written statement (which shall not contain any 
new factual information) pertinent to these reviews by July 20, 2020. 
However, should the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extend the 
time limit for its completion of the final results of its reviews, the 
deadline for comments (which may not contain new factual information) 
on Commerce's final results is three business days after the issuance 
of Commerce's results. If comments contain business proprietary 
information (BPI), they must conform with the requirements of 
Sec. Sec.  201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission's rules. The 
Commission's rules with respect to filing were revised effective July 
25, 2014. See 79 FR 35920 (June 25, 2014). 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.
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    \2\ The Commission has found the response submitted on behalf of 
the Vanadium Producers and Reclaimers Association to be individually 
adequate. Comments from other interested parties will not be 
accepted (see 19 CFR 207.62(d)(2)).
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    In accordance with Sec. Sec.  201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, 
each document filed by a party to these reviews must be served on all 
other parties to these 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.
    Determination.--The Commission has determined 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 Sec.  207.62 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: July 13, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-15407 Filed 7-15-20; 8:45 am]
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