Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee: Meeting, 44512-44513 [2020-15885]

Download as PDF 44512 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 142 / Thursday, July 23, 2020 / Notices within 30 days of the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. If a hearing is requested, Commerce will notify interested parties of the hearing schedule. Interested parties who wish to request a hearing, or to participate if one is requested, must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, filed electronically via ACCESS within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. Requests should contain: (1) The party’s name, address, and telephone number; (2) the number of participants; and (3) a list of the issues to be discussed. Issues raised in the hearing will be limited to those raised in the respective case and rebuttal briefs. If a request for a hearing is made, Commerce intends to hold the hearing at a time and date to be determined. We intend to issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of our analysis of issues raised by the parties in the written comments, within 120 days of publication of these preliminary results in the Federal Register, unless otherwise extended.20 An electronically filed document must be received successfully in its entirety by ACCESS by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the established deadline. Note that Commerce has temporarily modified certain of its requirements for serving documents containing business proprietary information, until further notice.21 Dated: July 16, 2020. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Notification to Importers [FR Doc. 2020–15957 Filed 7–22–20; 8:45 am] Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Scope of the Order 4. Rates for Respondents Not Selected for Individual Examination 5. Preliminary Results of No Shipments 6. Discussion of Methodology Comparisons to Normal Value A. Determination of Comparison Method B. Results of the Differential Pricing Analysis Product Comparisons Date of Sale Treatment of Duties Under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 Export Price Constructed Export Price Duty Drawback Normal Value A. Home Market Viability as Comparison Market B. Level of Trade C. Affiliated Party Transactions and the Arm’s Length Test D. Cost of Production Analysis a. Cost Averaging Methodology b. Calculation of COP c. Test of Comparison Market Sales Prices d. Results of the COP Test e. Calculation of Normal Value Based on Comparison Market Prices f. Calculation of Normal Value Based on Constructed Value 7. Currency Conversion 8. Recommendation BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in Commerce’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. These preliminary results of administrative review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). 20 See 21 See section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Temporary Rule. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Jul 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee: Meeting Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 6, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The deadline for members of the public to register to participate, including requests to make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 aids, or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 31, 2020. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call. The call-in number and passcode will be provided by email to registrants. Requests to register to participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) and any written comments should be emailed to Jonathan Chesebro, Senior Nuclear Trade Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Energy & Environmental Industries at Jonathan.Chesebro@ trade.gov.jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jonathan Chesebro, Senior Nuclear Trade Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Energy & Environmental Industries at Jonathan.Chesebro@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the CINTAC under discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. Government regarding the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market. The Department of Commerce renewed the CINTAC charter on August 10, 2018. This meeting is being convened under the sixth charter of the CINTAC. Topics to be considered: The agenda for the Thursday, August 6, 2020 CINTAC meeting is as follows: 10:00 a.m.—11:45 a.m. Discussion of potential recommendations prior to the August 10, 2020 expiration of the Committee’s current two-year charter term. 11:45 a.m.—12:00 p.m.—Public Comment Period. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting must notify Mr. Jonathan Chesebro at the contact information above by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 31, 2020 in order to preregister to participate. Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation at least five business days in advance of the meeting. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fill. A limited E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 142 / Thursday, July 23, 2020 / Notices amount of time will be available for brief oral comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of 15 minutes. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must contact Mr. Chesebro and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the comments and the name and address of the proposed participant by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 31, 2020. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, ITA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning the CINTAC’s affairs at any time before and after the meeting. Comments may be emailed to Jonathan Chesebro, Senior Nuclear Trade Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Energy & Environmental Industries at Jonathan.Chesebro@trade.gov. For consideration during the meeting, and to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 31, 2020. Comments received after that date will be distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting. Copies of CINTAC meeting minutes will be available within 90 days of the meeting. Dated: July 17, 2020. Man Cho, Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2020–15885 Filed 7–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–428–847] Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks From the Federal Republic of Germany: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that forged steel fluid end blocks (fluid end blocks) from the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany) are being, or are jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Jul 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable July 23, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Johnson or Alexis Cherry, AD/CVD Operations, Office VIII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4929 or (202) 482–0607, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on January 15, 2020.1 On March 26, 2020, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation, and the revised deadline is now July 16, 2020.2 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 A list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix II to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https:// access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/frn/. The signed and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Investigation The products covered by this investigation are fluid end blocks from Germany, whether in finished or 1 See Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from the Federal Republic of Germany, India and Italy: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 85 FR 2394 (January 15, 2020) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from the Federal Republic of Germany, India and Italy: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations in the Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 85 FR 17042 (March 26, 2020). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination in the Less-ThanFair-Value Investigation of Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from the Federal Republic of Germany,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44513 unfinished form, and which are typically used in the manufacture or service of hydraulic pumps. For a complete description of the scope of this investigation, see Appendix I. Scope Comments In accordance with the preamble to Commerce’s regulations,4 the Initiation Notice set aside a period of time for parties to raise issues regarding product coverage (i.e., scope).5 Certain interested parties commented on the scope of the investigation as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. For a summary of the product coverage comments and rebuttal responses submitted to the record for this investigation, and accompanying discussion and analysis of all comments timely received, see the Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum.6 As discussed herein, Commerce is preliminarily modifying the scope language as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. See the revised scope in Appendix I to this notice. The scope case briefs were originally due on June 25, 2020, 30 days after the publication of Fluid End Blocks CVD Determinations, and scope rebuttal briefs were originally due seven days thereafter on July 2, 2020.7 However, Commerce extended the deadline to submit scope case and rebuttal briefs to July 23, 2020, and July 30, 2020, respectively.8 There will be no further 4 See Antidumping Duties; Countervailing Duties, Final Rule, 62 FR 27296, 27323 (May 19, 1997). 5 See Initiation Notice. 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from the Federal Republic of Germany, India, Italy, and the People’s Republic of China: Scope Comments Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determinations,’’ dated May 18, 2020 (Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum). 7 The scope case and rebuttal briefs were due 30 and 37 days, respectively, after the publication of Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 31457 (May 26, 2020); Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from Germany: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 31454 (May 26, 2020); Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from India: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 31452 (May 26, 2020); Forged Steel Fluid End Blocks from Italy: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 31460 (May 26, 2020) (collectively, Fluid End Blocks CVD Determinations). See the Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum at 4. Accordingly, the deadline for the scope case briefs was Thursday, June 25, 2020; and the deadline for the scope rebuttal briefs was Thursday, July 2, 2020. 8 See Memorandum ‘‘Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations on Forged Steel E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM Continued 23JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 142 (Thursday, July 23, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44512-44513]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-15885]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee: Meeting

AGENCY: Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a 
meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC).

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 6, 2020 from 10:00 
a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The deadline for 
members of the public to register to participate, including requests to 
make comments during the meeting and for auxiliary aids, or to submit 
written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting, is 5:00 p.m. 
EDT on Friday, July 31, 2020.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call. The call-in 
number and passcode will be provided by email to registrants. Requests 
to register to participate (including to speak or for auxiliary aids) 
and any written comments should be emailed to Jonathan Chesebro, Senior 
Nuclear Trade Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of 
Energy & Environmental Industries at 
[email protected][email protected]

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jonathan Chesebro, Senior Nuclear 
Trade Specialist at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Energy 
& Environmental Industries at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The Secretary of Commerce established the CINTAC under 
discretionary authority and in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) in response to an identified need for 
consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. Government regarding 
the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports 
of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. 
laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods 
and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the 
U.S. civil nuclear industry's competitiveness and ability to 
participate in the international market.
    The Department of Commerce renewed the CINTAC charter on August 10, 
2018. This meeting is being convened under the sixth charter of the 
CINTAC.
    Topics to be considered: The agenda for the Thursday, August 6, 
2020 CINTAC meeting is as follows:
    10:00 a.m.--11:45 a.m. Discussion of potential recommendations 
prior to the August 10, 2020 expiration of the Committee's current two-
year charter term.
    11:45 a.m.--12:00 p.m.--Public Comment Period.
    Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting must notify Mr. 
Jonathan Chesebro at the contact information above by 5:00 p.m. EDT on 
Friday, July 31, 2020 in order to pre-register to participate. Please 
specify any requests for reasonable accommodation at least five 
business days in advance of the meeting. Last minute requests will be 
accepted, but may not be possible to fill. A limited

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amount of time will be available for brief oral comments from members 
of the public attending the meeting. To accommodate as many speakers as 
possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) 
minutes per person, with a total public comment period of 15 minutes. 
Individuals wishing to reserve speaking time during the meeting must 
contact Mr. Chesebro and submit a brief statement of the general nature 
of the comments and the name and address of the proposed participant by 
5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 31, 2020. If the number of registrants 
requesting to make statements is greater than can be reasonably 
accommodated during the meeting, ITA may conduct a lottery to determine 
the speakers.
    Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning the 
CINTAC's affairs at any time before and after the meeting. Comments may 
be emailed to Jonathan Chesebro, Senior Nuclear Trade Specialist at the 
U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of Energy & Environmental 
Industries at [email protected]. For consideration during the 
meeting, and to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the 
meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on 
Friday, July 31, 2020. Comments received after that date will be 
distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting.
    Copies of CINTAC meeting minutes will be available within 90 days 
of the meeting.

    Dated: July 17, 2020.
Man Cho,
Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2020-15885 Filed 7-22-20; 8:45 am]
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