Aluminum Foil From Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations, 62759-62760 [2020-21953]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 193 / Monday, October 5, 2020 / Notices the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Zircon Corporation of Campbell, California. A supplement was filed on September 14, 2020. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain electronic stud finders, metal detectors, and electrical scanners by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,989,662 (‘‘the ’662 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 7,148,703 (‘‘the ’703 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 8,604,771 (‘‘the ’771 patent’’); and U.S. Patent No. 9,475,185 (‘‘the ’185 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205– 2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Hiner, Office of Docket Services, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–1802. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2020). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on September 29, 2020, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:42 Oct 02, 2020 Jkt 253001 importation of certain products identified in paragraph (2) by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–20 of the ’662 patent; claims 1–14 of the ’703 patent; claims 1, 2, 5, 9–11, 13– 15, and 17–24 of the ’771 patent; and claims 1–11 and 13–22 of the ’185 patent; and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) Pursuant to section 210.10(b)(1) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10(b)(1), the plain language description of the accused products or category of accused products, which defines the scope of the investigation, is ‘‘stud finders, metal detectors and electrical scanners for use in the home and commercial repair, construction, improvement and interior de´cor industry’’; (3) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is: Zircon Corporation, 1580 Dell Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., 1000 Stanley Drive, New Britain, CT 06053 Black & Decker (U.S.), Inc., 701 East Joppa Road, Towson, MD 21286 (4) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), as amended in 85 FR 15798 (March 19, 2020), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the complainant of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62759 Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. By order of the Commission. Issued: September 29, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–21909 Filed 10–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–658–659 and 731–TA–1538–1542 (Preliminary)] Aluminum Foil From Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–658– 659 and 731–TA–1538–1542 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of aluminum foil from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey, provided for in subheadings 7607.11.30, 7607.11.60, 7607.11.90, and 7607.19.60 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 Oman and Turkey. Unless the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by November 13, 2020. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by November 20, 2020. DATES: September 29, 2020. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 62760 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 193 / Monday, October 5, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Celia Feldpausch ((202) 205–2387), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—These investigations are being instituted, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), in response to a petition filed on September 29, 2020, by the Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Working Group, Arlington, Virginia and its individual members— Gra¨nges Americas Inc., Franklin, Tennessee; JW Aluminum Company, Daniel Island, South Carolina; and Novelis Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). Participation in the investigations and public service list.—Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in §§ 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. 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 duty 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 these investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.—Pursuant to § 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:42 Oct 02, 2020 Jkt 253001 Secretary will make BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made not later than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Conference.—In light of the restrictions on access to the Commission building due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the Commission is conducting the staff conference through video conferencing on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Requests to appear at the conference should be emailed to preliminaryconferences@usitc.gov (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or before October 16, 2020. Please provide an email address for each conference participant in the email. Information on conference procedures will be provided separately and guidance on joining the video conference will be available on the Commission’s Daily Calendar. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to participate by submitting a short statement. Please note the Secretary’s Office will accept only electronic filings during this time. Filings must be made through the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https:// edis.usitc.gov). No in-person paperbased filings or paper copies of any electronic filings will be accepted until further notice. Written submissions.—As provided in §§ 201.8 and 207.15 of the Commission’s rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or before October 23, 2020, a written brief containing information and arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. Parties may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the conference. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of § 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of §§ 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s Handbook on Filing Procedures, available on the Commission’s website at https:// www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_ on_filing_procedures.pdf, elaborates upon the Commission’s procedures with respect to filings. In accordance with §§ 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to the investigations must be PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 served on all other parties to the investigations (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Certification.—Pursuant to § 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, any person submitting information to the Commission in connection with these investigations must certify that the information is accurate and complete to the best of the submitter’s knowledge. In making the certification, the submitter will acknowledge that any information that it submits to the Commission during these investigations may be disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the records of these or related investigations or reviews, or (b) in internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to § 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: September 30, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 193 (Monday, October 5, 2020)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-658-659 and 731-TA-1538-1542 (Preliminary)]


Aluminum Foil From Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey; 
Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and 
Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of 
investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and 
countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-658-659 and 731-TA-1538-
1542 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to 
determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in 
the United States is materially injured or threatened with material 
injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is 
materially retarded, by reason of imports of aluminum foil from 
Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and Turkey, provided for in subheadings 
7607.11.30, 7607.11.60, 7607.11.90, and 7607.19.60 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 Oman and Turkey. Unless the Department of 
Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission 
must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and 
countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by 
November 13, 2020. The Commission's views must be transmitted to 
Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by November 20, 2020.

DATES: September 29, 2020.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Celia Feldpausch ((202) 205-2387), 
Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need 
special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact 
the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information 
concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its 
internet server (https://www.usitc.gov). The public record for these 
investigations may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background.--These investigations are being instituted, pursuant to 
sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 
1671b(a) and 1673b(a)), in response to a petition filed on September 
29, 2020, by the Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Working Group, 
Arlington, Virginia and its individual members--Gr[auml]nges Americas 
Inc., Franklin, Tennessee; JW Aluminum Company, Daniel Island, South 
Carolina; and Novelis Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia.
    For further information concerning the conduct of these 
investigations and rules of general application, consult the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and 
B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207).
    Participation in the investigations and public service list.--
Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the 
investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in Sec. Sec.  201.11 and 
207.10 of the Commission's rules, not later than seven days after 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register. 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 duty 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 these investigations upon the 
expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance.
    Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under 
an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.--
Pursuant to Sec.  207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the Secretary 
will make BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized 
applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 
1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in 
the investigations, provided that the application is made not later 
than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary 
for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Conference.--In light of the restrictions on access to the 
Commission building due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission is 
conducting the staff conference through video conferencing on Tuesday, 
October 20, 2020. Requests to appear at the conference should be 
emailed to [email protected] (DO NOT FILE ON EDIS) on or 
before October 16, 2020. Please provide an email address for each 
conference participant in the email. Information on conference 
procedures will be provided separately and guidance on joining the 
video conference will be available on the Commission's Daily Calendar. 
A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission's 
deliberations may request permission to participate by submitting a 
short statement.
    Please note the Secretary's Office will accept only electronic 
filings during this time. Filings must be made through the Commission's 
Electronic Document Information System (EDIS, https://edis.usitc.gov). 
No in-person paper-based filings or paper copies of any electronic 
filings will be accepted until further notice.
    Written submissions.--As provided in Sec. Sec.  201.8 and 207.15 of 
the Commission's rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or 
before October 23, 2020, a written brief containing information and 
arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. 
Parties may file written testimony in connection with their 
presentation at the conference. All written submissions must conform 
with the provisions of Sec.  201.8 of the Commission's rules; any 
submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of 
Sec. Sec.  201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission's rules. The 
Commission's Handbook on Filing Procedures, available on the 
Commission's website at https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf, elaborates upon the Commission's 
procedures with respect to filings.
    In accordance with Sec. Sec.  201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, 
each document filed by a party to the investigations must be served on 
all other parties to the investigations (as identified by either the 
public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be 
timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing 
without a certificate of service.
    Certification.--Pursuant to Sec.  207.3 of the Commission's rules, 
any person submitting information to the Commission in connection with 
these investigations must certify that the information is accurate and 
complete to the best of the submitter's knowledge. In making the 
certification, the submitter will acknowledge that any information that 
it submits to the Commission during these investigations may be 
disclosed to and used: (i) By the Commission, its employees and 
Offices, and contract personnel (a) for developing or maintaining the 
records of these or related investigations or reviews, or (b) in 
internal investigations, audits, reviews, and evaluations relating to 
the programs, personnel, and operations of the Commission including 
under 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; or (ii) by U.S. government employees and 
contract personnel, solely for cybersecurity purposes. All contract 
personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements.
    Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority 
of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published 
pursuant to Sec.  207.12 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: September 30, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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