Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From Korea; Scheduling of the Final Phase of an Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation, 66576-66578 [2020-23145]

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AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigation No. 731–TA–1474 (Final) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether 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 ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene from Korea, provided for in subheadings 3901.10.10 and 3901.20.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold at less-thanfair-value. DATES: October 6, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andres Andrade ((202) 205–2078), 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 this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Scope.—For purposes of this investigation, Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as ultra-high SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 203 / Tuesday, October 20, 2020 / Notices molecular weight polyethylene. Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene is a linear polyethylene, in granular or powder form is defined by its molecular weight, as defined by Margolie’s Equation, of greater than 1.0 × 106 g/ mol. Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene may also be defined by its melt mass-flow rate of <0.1 g/10 min, measured at 190 °C and 21.6 kg load, based on the methods and calculations set forth in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards 21304–1 and 21304–2. Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene has a Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) registry number of 9002–88–4. The scope includes all ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene in granular or powder forms meeting the above specifications but excludes medicalgrade ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene. For Commerce’s complete scope, please see Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 85 FR 63095, October 6, 2020. Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene is reported under the HTSUS statistical reporting numbers 3901.10.1000 and 3901.20.1000. Although the HTSUS statistical reporting numbers and CAS registry number are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the scope is dispositive. Background.—The final phase of this investigation is being scheduled, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), as a result of an affirmative preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene from Korea are being sold in the United States at less than fair value within the meaning of § 733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigation was requested in a petition filed effective March 4, 2020, by Celanese Corporation, Irving, Texas. For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the investigation, hearing procedures, 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 C (19 CFR part 207). Participation in the investigation and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of this investigation as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Oct 19, 2020 Jkt 253001 to the Commission, as provided in § 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance during the preliminary phase of the investigation need not file an additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigation. 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. 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 Secretary will make BPI gathered in the final phase of this investigation available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the investigation, provided that the application is made no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the investigation. A party granted access to BPI in the preliminary phase of the investigation need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Staff report.—The prehearing staff report in the final phase of this investigation will be placed in the nonpublic record on February 1, 2021, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to § 207.22 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the final phase of this investigation beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Information about the place and form of the hearing, including about how to participate in and/or view the hearing, will be posted on the Commission’s website at https:// www.usitc.gov/calendarpad/ calendar.html. Interested parties should check the Commission’s website periodically for updates. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before Wednesday, February 10, 2021. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66577 Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should participate in a prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the Commission’s rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of the hearing. Written submissions.—Each party who is an interested party shall submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with the provisions of § 207.23 of the Commission’s rules; the deadline for filing is February 9, 2021. Parties may also file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as provided in § 207.24 of the Commission’s rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.25 of the Commission’s rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is February 25, 2021. In addition, any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the investigation may submit a written statement of information pertinent to the subject of the investigation, including statements of support or opposition to the petition, on or before February 25, 2021. On March 16, 2021, the Commission will make available to parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before March 18, 2021, but such final comments must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with § 207.30 of the Commission’s rules. 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. Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to § 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 66578 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 203 / Tuesday, October 20, 2020 / Notices request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with §§ 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, each document filed by a party to the investigation must be served on all other parties to the investigation (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. Authority: This investigation is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to § 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: October 14, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–23145 Filed 10–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–1173] Certain Rotating 3–D LiDAR Devices, Components Thereof, and Sensing Systems Containing the Same Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation as to Respondent Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd. Based on Settlement; Termination of the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 48) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’), granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation as to respondent Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. RoboSense) (‘‘RoboSense’’) based on settlement. The investigation is terminated in its entirety. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cathy Chen, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202– 205–2392. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. For help accessing EDIS, please email EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. General SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Oct 19, 2020 Jkt 253001 information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at https://www.usitc.gov. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission instituted this investigation on September 17, 2019, based on a complaint filed on behalf of Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (‘‘Velodyne’’) of San Jose, California. 84 FR 48945 (Sep. 17, 2019). A supplemental complaint was filed on August 28, 2019. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain rotating 3–D LiDAR devices, components thereof, and sensing systems containing the same by reason of infringement of claims 1–4 and 6–25 of U.S. Patent No. 7,969,558. Id. The complaint further alleges that a domestic industry exists. Id. The Commission’s notice of investigation named as respondents Hesai Photonics Technology Co., Ltd. (‘‘Hesai’’) of Shanghai, China; and RoboSense of Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Id. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations is not participating in the investigation. Id. Respondent Hesai was terminated from the investigation based on a settlement agreement. See Order No. 33 at 1 (July 13, 2020), unreviewed by Notice (Aug. 3, 2020). On September 30, 2020, Velodyne and RoboSense filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation with respect to RoboSense based upon a Litigation Settlement and Patent Cross License Agreement and a Master Framework Agreement. See Order No. 48 at 1 (Oct. 1, 2020). On October 1, 2020, the ALJ issued the subject ID (Order No. 48), granting the joint motion pursuant to Commission Rule 210.21(b), 19 CFR 210.21(b). Id. The ALJ found that the motion to terminate complies with the Commission’s rules, and there is no evidence that terminating this investigation by settlement would be contrary to the public interest. Id. at 3– 4. No petitions for review of the ID were filed. The Commission has determined not to review the subject ID. RoboSense is hereby terminated from the investigation. The investigation is terminated in its entirety. The Commission vote for this determination took place on October 15, 2020. PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: October 15, 2020. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–23194 Filed 10–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1125–0013] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Request by Organization for Accreditation or Renewal of Accreditation of NonAttorney Representative (Form EOIR– 31A) Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 731-TA-1474 (Final)]


Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From Korea; Scheduling 
of the Final Phase of an Anti-Dumping Duty Investigation

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the 
final phase of antidumping investigation No. 731-TA-1474 (Final) 
pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether 
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 ultra-high 
molecular weight polyethylene from Korea, provided for in subheadings 
3901.10.10 and 3901.20.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, preliminarily determined by the Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') to be sold at less-than-fair-value.

DATES: October 6, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andres Andrade ((202) 205-2078), 
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 this 
investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket 
(EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Scope.--For purposes of this investigation, Commerce has defined 
the subject merchandise as ultra-high

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molecular weight polyethylene. Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene 
is a linear polyethylene, in granular or powder form is defined by its 
molecular weight, as defined by Margolie's Equation, of greater than 
1.0 x 10\6\ g/mol. Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene may also be 
defined by its melt mass-flow rate of <0.1 g/10 min, measured at 190 
[deg]C and 21.6 kg load, based on the methods and calculations set 
forth in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 
standards 21304-1 and 21304-2. Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene 
has a Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) registry number of 9002-88-4. The 
scope includes all ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene in granular 
or powder forms meeting the above specifications but excludes medical-
grade ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene. For Commerce's complete 
scope, please see Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene From the 
Republic of Korea: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at 
Less Than Fair Value, 85 FR 63095, October 6, 2020.
    Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene is reported under the 
HTSUS statistical reporting numbers 3901.10.1000 and 3901.20.1000. 
Although the HTSUS statistical reporting numbers and CAS registry 
number are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written 
description of the scope is dispositive.
    Background.--The final phase of this investigation is being 
scheduled, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 
U.S.C. 1673d(b)), as a result of an affirmative preliminary 
determination by Commerce that imports of ultra-high molecular weight 
polyethylene from Korea are being sold in the United States at less 
than fair value within the meaning of Sec.  733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 
1673b). The investigation was requested in a petition filed effective 
March 4, 2020, by Celanese Corporation, Irving, Texas.
    For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the 
investigation, hearing procedures, 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 C (19 
CFR part 207).
    Participation in the investigation and public service list.--
Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if 
the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of this 
investigation as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in Sec.  201.11 of the 
Commission's rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date 
specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance 
during the preliminary phase of the investigation need not file an 
additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary 
will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses 
of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
investigation.
    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.
    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 the final phase of this investigation 
available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the 
investigation, provided that the application is made no later than 21 
days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized 
applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 
1677(9), who are parties to the investigation. A party granted access 
to BPI in the preliminary phase of the investigation need not reapply 
for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the 
Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Staff report.--The prehearing staff report in the final phase of 
this investigation will be placed in the nonpublic record on February 
1, 2021, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to 
Sec.  207.22 of the Commission's rules.
    Hearing.--The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the 
final phase of this investigation beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, 
February 18, 2021. Information about the place and form of the hearing, 
including about how to participate in and/or view the hearing, will be 
posted on the Commission's website at https://www.usitc.gov/calendarpad/calendar.html. Interested parties should check the 
Commission's website periodically for updates. Requests to appear at 
the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the 
Commission on or before Wednesday, February 10, 2021. A nonparty who 
has testimony that may aid the Commission's deliberations may request 
permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and 
nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral 
presentations should participate in a prehearing conference to be held 
at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Oral testimony and 
written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by 
sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the Commission's rules. 
Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing 
testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of 
the hearing.
    Written submissions.--Each party who is an interested party shall 
submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must 
conform with the provisions of Sec.  207.23 of the Commission's rules; 
the deadline for filing is February 9, 2021. Parties may also file 
written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, 
as provided in Sec.  207.24 of the Commission's rules, and posthearing 
briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.25 of the 
Commission's rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is 
February 25, 2021. In addition, any person who has not entered an 
appearance as a party to the investigation may submit a written 
statement of information pertinent to the subject of the investigation, 
including statements of support or opposition to the petition, on or 
before February 25, 2021. On March 16, 2021, the Commission will make 
available to parties all information on which they have not had an 
opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on this 
information on or before March 18, 2021, but such final comments must 
not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with 
Sec.  207.30 of the Commission's rules. 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.
    Additional written submissions to the Commission, including 
requests pursuant to Sec.  201.12 of the Commission's rules, shall not 
be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, 
or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific

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request by a Commissioner or Commission staff.
    In accordance with Sec. Sec.  201.16(c) and 207.3 of the 
Commission's rules, each document filed by a party to the investigation 
must be served on all other parties to the investigation (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.

    Authority: This investigation is being conducted under authority 
of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published 
pursuant to Sec.  207.21 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: October 14, 2020.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
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