Phosphate Fertilizers From Morocco and Russia, 49394 [2020-17726]

Download as PDF 49394 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 157 / Thursday, August 13, 2020 / Notices 4. Required registration for consultation and listening sessions: https:// tinyurl.com/tfgu83p Public Availability of Comments Before including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act (Public Law 116–9). Hilary Smith, Senior Advisor for Invasive Species, Office of Policy Analysis, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–17740 Filed 8–12–20; 8:45 am] published in the Federal Register as provided in § 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 § 703(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under § 705(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 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. BILLING CODE 4334–63–P Background INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–650–651 (Preliminary)] Phosphate Fertilizers From Morocco and Russia Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of phosphate fertilizers from Morocco and Russia, provided for in 3103.11.00; 3103.19.00; 3103.90.00; 3105.10.00; 3105.20.00; 3105.30.00; 3105.40.00; 3105.40.00; 3105.51.00; 3105.59.00; 3105.60.00; and 3105.90.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the governments of Morocco and Russia.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 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 85 FR 44505, July 23, 2020. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Aug 12, 2020 Jkt 250001 On June 26, 2020, The Mosaic Company, Plymouth, Minnesota 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 phosphate fertilizers from Morocco and Russia. Accordingly, effective June 26, 2020, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–650–651 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference through written submission 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 July 6, 2020 (85 FR 40319). In light of the restrictions on access to 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 § 703(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on August 17, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5105 (August 2020), entitled Phosphate Fertilizers from Morocco and Russia: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Investigation Nos. 701–TA–650–651 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 10, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–17726 Filed 8–12–20; 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; Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject five-year reviews, the United States International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’), that 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 to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. Background The Commission instituted these reviews on January 2, 2020 (85 FR 122) and determined on April 6, 2020 that it would conduct expedited reviews (85 FR 43258, July 16, 2020). The Commission made these determinations pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)). It completed and filed its determinations in these reviews on August 7, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5099 (August 2020), entitled Ferrovanadium from China and South Africa: Investigation Nos. 731–TA–986–987 (Third Review). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 7, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–17681 Filed 8–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 157 (Thursday, August 13, 2020)]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-17726]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-650-651 (Preliminary)]


Phosphate Fertilizers From Morocco and Russia

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the 
Act''), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the 
United States is materially injured by reason of imports of phosphate 
fertilizers from Morocco and Russia, provided for in 3103.11.00; 
3103.19.00; 3103.90.00; 3105.10.00; 3105.20.00; 3105.30.00; 3105.40.00; 
3105.40.00; 3105.51.00; 3105.59.00; 3105.60.00; and 3105.90.00 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be 
subsidized by the governments of Morocco and Russia.\2\
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    \1\ The record is defined in Sec.  207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
    \2\ 85 FR 44505, July 23, 2020.
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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 Sec.  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 Sec.  703(b) of the Act, or, 
if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of 
affirmative final determinations in those investigations under Sec.  
705(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 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 June 26, 2020, The Mosaic Company, Plymouth, Minnesota 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 phosphate fertilizers from 
Morocco and Russia. Accordingly, effective June 26, 2020, the 
Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-
650-651 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference through written submission 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 July 6, 2020 (85 FR 
40319). In light of the restrictions on access to 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 Sec.  703(a) 
of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a)). It completed and filed its 
determinations in these investigations on August 17, 2020. The views of 
the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5105 (August 2020), 
entitled Phosphate Fertilizers from Morocco and Russia: Investigation 
Nos. 701-TA-650-651 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: August 10, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-17726 Filed 8-12-20; 8:45 am]
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