Silicon Metal From Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Kazakhstan, and Malaysia, 51491 [2020-18210]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Notices 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 this determination pursuant to § 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)). It completed and filed its determination in this investigation on August 14, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5108 (August 2020), entitled Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from Vietnam: Investigation No. 731–TA– 1528 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 14, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–18201 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–652 and 731– TA–1524–1526 (Preliminary)] Silicon Metal From Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Kazakhstan, and Malaysia jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 silicon metal from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, and Malaysia, provided for in subheadings 2804.69.10 and 2804.69.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and imports of subject merchandise from Kazakhstan alleged to be subsidized by the Government of Kazakhstan.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 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 45173 and 85 FR 45177 (July 27, 2020). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Aug 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 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 June 30, 2020, Globe Specialty Metals, Inc., Beverly, Ohio, and Mississippi Silicon LLC, Burnsville, Mississippi, 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 silicon metal from Kazakhstan and LTFV imports of silicon metal from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, and Malaysia. Accordingly, effective June 30, 2020, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–652 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1524–1526 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference 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 8, 2020 (85 FR 41063). 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) and 733(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)). It completed PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51491 and filed its determinations in these investigations on August 14, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5107 (August 2020), entitled Silicon Metal from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Kazakhstan, and Malaysia: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–652 and 731–TA–1524– 1526 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 14, 2020. William Bishop, Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–18210 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–653 and 731– TA–1527 (Preliminary)] Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh From Mexico 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 standard steel welded wire mesh from Mexico, provided for in subheadings 7314.20.00 and 7314.39.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) and to be subsidized by the government of Mexico.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 § 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) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations 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 45167 (July 27, 2020) and 85 FR 45181 (July 27, 2020). E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 162 (Thursday, August 20, 2020)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-18210]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-652 and 731-TA-1524-1526 (Preliminary)]


Silicon Metal From Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Kazakhstan, 
and Malaysia

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 silicon 
metal from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, and Malaysia, provided for 
in subheadings 2804.69.10 and 2804.69.50 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the 
United States at less than fair value (``LTFV'') and imports of subject 
merchandise from Kazakhstan alleged to be subsidized by the Government 
of Kazakhstan.\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 45173 and 85 FR 45177 (July 27, 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 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 June 30, 2020, Globe Specialty Metals, Inc., Beverly, Ohio, and 
Mississippi Silicon LLC, Burnsville, Mississippi, 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 silicon metal from Kazakhstan and LTFV 
imports of silicon metal from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, and 
Malaysia. Accordingly, effective June 30, 2020, the Commission 
instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-652 and 
antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1524-1526 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference 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 8, 2020 (85 FR 41063). 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. Sec.  
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 
August 14, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 5107 (August 2020), entitled Silicon Metal from Bosnia and 
Herzegovina, Iceland, Kazakhstan, and Malaysia: Investigation Nos. 701-
TA-652 and 731-TA-1524-1526 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: August 14, 2020.
William Bishop,
Supervisory Hearings and Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-18210 Filed 8-19-20; 8:45 am]
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