Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 43537-43538 [2020-15474]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 138 / Friday, July 17, 2020 / Notices antidumping duty assessment rates by aggregating the total amount of dumping calculated for the examined sales of each importer and dividing each of these amounts by the total sales value associated with those sales. We will instruct CBP to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries covered by this review where an importerspecific assessment rate is not zero or de minimis. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.106(c)(2), we will instruct CBP to liquidate without regard to antidumping duties any entries for which the importer-specific assessment rate is zero or de minimis. Consistent with Commerce’s assessment practice, for entries of subject merchandise during the POR produced by Negromex, for which Negromex did not know that the merchandise was destined for the United States, we will instruct CBP to liquidate unreviewed entries at the allothers rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction.12 Commerce intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP 15 days after the date of publication of these final results of review. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Cash Deposit Requirements The following cash deposit requirements will be effective upon publication of the notice of final results of administrative review for all shipments of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rate for Negromex will be equal to the rate established in the final results of this administrative review; (2) for merchandise exported by producers or exporters not covered in this administrative review but covered in a prior segment of the proceeding, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recently-completed segment of this proceeding; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the original investigation, but the producer is, then the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recently-completed segment of this proceeding for the producer of the subject merchandise; and (4) the cash deposit rate for all other producers or exporters will continue to be 19.52 percent, the all-others rate established a full discussion of this practice, see Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003). in the investigation.13 These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this POR. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties has occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. Administrative Protective Order This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3), which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/destruction of APO materials, or conversion to judicial protective order, is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. Notification to Interested Parties We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5). Dated: July 8, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Scope of the Order IV. Changes to the Preliminary Results V. Discussion of the Issues Comment 1: Whether To Grant Negromex a Constructed Export Price (CEP) Offset VI. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2020–15478 Filed 7–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 12 For VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jul 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 13 See Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene Rubber from Mexico: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 82 FR 33062 (July 19, 2017). PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43537 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an InQuota Rate of Duty Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration Department of Commerce. DATES: Applicable July 17, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3692. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 4, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (the Act), published the quarterly update to the annual listing of foreign government subsidies on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.1 In the Fourth Quarter 2019 Update, we requested that any party that has information on foreign government subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.2 We received no comments, information, or requests for consultation from any party. Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce’s update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period January 1, 2020, through March 31, 2020. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230. AGENCY: 1 See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 85 FR 26441 (May 4, 2020) (Fourth Quarter 2019 Update). 2 Id. E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 43538 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 138 / Friday, July 17, 2020 / Notices This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. Dated: July 11, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix SUBSIDY PROGRAMS ON CHEESE SUBJECT TO AN IN-QUOTA RATE OF DUTY Net 4 subsidy ($/lb) Program(s) 28 European Union Member States 5 ..................... Canada ................................................................... Norway .................................................................... European Union Restitution Payments .................. Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese .... Indirect (Milk) Subsidy ............................................ $0.00 0.46 0.00 $0.00 0.46 0.00 Switzerland ............................................................. Consumer Subsidy ................................................. Total ................................................................ Deficiency Payments .............................................. 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 trade.gov; Giancarlo.Cavallo@trade.gov; Ashley.Bubna@trade.gov. [FR Doc. 2020–15474 Filed 7–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC–DBIA or Council) will hold the third meeting of its 2019–2021 term to deliberate and adopt recommendations on measures the U.S. Government should consider in implementing and operationalizing the President’s Prosper Africa initiative. DATES: July 28, 2020, 12–1:00 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa meeting will be held via teleconference. For instructions on how to participate in the meeting, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. The final agenda for the meeting will be posted at least one week in advance of the meeting on the Council’s website at http://trade.gov/ pac-dbia. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Giancarlo Cavallo or Ashley Bubna, Designated Federal Officers, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 22004, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202– 766–8044; 202–250–9798, email: dbia@ SUMMARY: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Gross 3 subsidy ($/lb) Country 3 Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 5 The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, 4 Defined VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Jul 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 Background: The Council was established on November 4, 2014, to advise the President, through the Secretary of Commerce, on strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. The Council’s charter was renewed for a third, two-year term in September 2019. The Council was established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Requests to Attend: Anyone wishing to attend this meeting via teleconference must register by 5:00 p.m. July 21, 2020. In order to register, please submit your full name, email address, and phone number to dbia@trade.gov. Registrants will receive email confirmation with dial-in instructions for the teleconference. Members of the public are allowed to participate in listen only mode. Public Submissions: The public is invited to submit written statements to the Council through Giancarlo Cavallo and Ashley Bubna, Designated Federal Officers for the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, via email: dbia@trade.gov. Statements must be received by 5:00 p.m. July 21, 2020. Statements will be provided to the members in advance of the meeting for consideration and may be posted on the Council website (http://trade.gov/pac-dbia). Any business proprietary information should be clearly designated as such. All statements received, including attachments and other supporting Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. Meeting minutes: Copies of the Council’s meeting minutes will be available within ninety (90) days of the meeting on the Council’s website at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia. Frederique Stewart, Director, Office of Africa. [FR Doc. 2020–15433 Filed 7–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–955] Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2018 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain magnesia carbon bricks (magnesia carbon bricks) from the People’s Republic of China (China) for the period of review January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 (POR). DATES: Applicable July 17, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gene H. Calvert, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3586. AGENCY: Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Note that the United Kingdom was only a member of the European Union until January 31, 2020. E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 138 (Friday, July 17, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43537-43538]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

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

DATES: Applicable July 17, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Moore, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3692.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 4, 2020, the Department of Commerce 
(Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements Act of 
1979 (as amended) (the Act), published the quarterly update to the 
annual listing of foreign government subsidies on articles of cheese 
subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period October 1, 2019 
through December 31, 2019.\1\ In the Fourth Quarter 2019 Update, we 
requested that any party that has information on foreign government 
subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote 
rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.\2\ We received no 
comments, information, or requests for consultation from any party.
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    \1\ See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 
85 FR 26441 (May 4, 2020) (Fourth Quarter 2019 Update).
    \2\ Id.
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    Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce's 
update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the 
period January 1, 2020, through March 31, 2020. The appendix to this 
notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the 
gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is 
currently available.
    Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to 
constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy 
programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages 
any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs 
which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to 
submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 
Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230.

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    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 
of the Act.

    Dated: July 11, 2020.
Jeffrey I. Kessler,
Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

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    \3\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).

                         Subsidy Programs On Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty
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                                                                            Gross \3\ subsidy   Net \4\ subsidy
                 Country                             Program(s)                   ($/lb)             ($/lb)
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28 European Union Member States \5\.....  European Union Restitution                    $0.00              $0.00
                                           Payments.
Canada..................................  Export Assistance on Certain                   0.46               0.46
                                           Types of Cheese.
Norway..................................  Indirect (Milk) Subsidy.........               0.00               0.00
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                                          Consumer Subsidy................               0.00               0.00
                                             Total........................               0.00               0.00
Switzerland.............................  Deficiency Payments.............               0.00               0.00
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    \4\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
    \5\ The 28 member states of the European Union are: Austria, 
Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, 
Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, 
Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, 
Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. 
Note that the United Kingdom was only a member of the European Union 
until January 31, 2020.
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