Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From Czechia, Korea, Russia, and Ukraine, 53398 [2020-18932]

Download as PDF 53398 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 168 / Friday, August 28, 2020 / Notices United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain argon plasma coagulation system probes, their components, and other argon plasma coagulation system components for use therewith by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. D577,671; 7,311,707; 7,717,911; 9,510,889; and 9,603,653. Id. The complaint further alleges that a domestic industry exists. Id. After an amendment to the notice of investigation and complaint, 85 FR 12016 (Feb. 28, 2020), the respondents to the investigation are: (1) Olympus Corporation of Tokyo, Japan; (2) Olympus Corporation of the Americas of Center Valley, Pennsylvania; (3) Olympus America of Center Valley, Pennsylvania; (4) Olympus Surgical Technologies Europe of Hamburg, Republic of Germany; (5) Olympus Winter & lbe GmbH of Hamburg Republic of Germany; and (6) Gyrus Medical Ltd (collectively, ‘‘Olympus’’). The Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) is participating in the investigation. 84 FR at 60452. On July 27, 2020, Erbe and Olympus filed a joint motion to terminate this investigation based on a settlement agreement. On August 6, 2020, OUII filed a response supporting the motion. On August 10, 2020, the presiding ALJ issued Order No. 21, the subject ID, which grants the motion. The ID finds that the joint motion complies with Commission Rules 210.21(b)(1) and 201.6(a). The ID additionally finds that terminating the investigation would not adversely affect the public interest. No petitions for review were filed. The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. The investigation is hereby terminated in its entirety. The Commission vote for this determination took place on August 25, 2020. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in Part 210 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR part 210). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 25, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–19012 Filed 8–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Aug 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–654–655 and 731–TA–1529–1532 (Preliminary)] Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From Czechia, Korea, Russia, and Ukraine 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 seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Czechia, Korea, Russia, and Ukraine, provided for in subheadings 7304.19.10, 7304.19.50, 7304.31.60, 7304.39.00, 7304.51.50, 7304.59.60, and 7304.59.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of Korea 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 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 under §§ 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 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations; 85 FR 47176 (August 4, 2020) and Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigations; 85 FR 47170 (August 4, 2020). PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 July 8, 2020, Vallourec Star, LP, Houston, Texas 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 imports of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Korea and Russia and LTFV imports of imports of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Czechia, Korea, Russia, and Ukraine. Accordingly, effective July 8, 2020, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–654– 655 and antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1529–1532 (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 14, 2020 (85 FR 42431). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on July 29, 2020, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. 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 and filed its determinations in these investigations on August 24, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5114 (September 2020), entitled Seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Czechia, Korea, Russia, and Ukraine: Investigation Nos. 701–TA– 654–655 and 731–TA–1529–1532 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 24, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–18932 Filed 8–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-654-655 and 731-TA-1529-1532 (Preliminary)]


Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe 
From Czechia, Korea, Russia, and Ukraine

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 seamless 
carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Czechia, 
Korea, Russia, and Ukraine, provided for in subheadings 7304.19.10, 
7304.19.50, 7304.31.60, 7304.39.00, 7304.51.50, 7304.59.60, and 
7304.59.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that 
are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and 
alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of Korea 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\ Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure 
Pipe From the Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea, the Russian 
Federation, and Ukraine: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value 
Investigations; 85 FR 47176 (August 4, 2020) and Seamless Carbon and 
Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Republic of 
Korea and the Russian Federation: Initiation of Countervailing Duty 
Investigations; 85 FR 47170 (August 4, 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. Sec.  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 Sec. Sec.  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 July 8, 2020, Vallourec Star, LP, Houston, Texas 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 imports of seamless carbon and alloy 
steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Korea and Russia and LTFV 
imports of imports of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, 
and pressure pipe from Czechia, Korea, Russia, and Ukraine. 
Accordingly, effective July 8, 2020, the Commission instituted 
countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-654-655 and antidumping 
duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1529-1532 (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 14, 2020 (85 FR 42431). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on July 29, 2020, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    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 24, 2020. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 5114 (September 2020), entitled Seamless carbon and alloy 
steel standard, line, and pressure pipe from Czechia, Korea, Russia, 
and Ukraine: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-654-655 and 731-TA-1529-1532 
(Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: August 24, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-18932 Filed 8-27-20; 8:45 am]
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