Fluid End Blocks From China, Germany, India, and Italy; Determinations, 7564 [2021-01949]

Download as PDF 7564 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 18 / Friday, January 29, 2021 / Notices Authority: These investigations are 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: January 26, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–01983 Filed 1–28–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–632–635 and 731–TA–1466 and 731–TA–1468 (Final)] Fluid End Blocks From China, Germany, India, and Italy; Determinations khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of fluid end blocks from China, Germany, India, and Italy that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be subsidized by the respective governments of those countries and imports of fluid end blocks from Germany and Italy that have been found by Commerce to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’). Imports of fluid end blocks are provided for in subheadings 7218.91.00, 7218.99.00, 7224.90.00, 7326.19.00, 7326.90.86, and 8413.91.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective December 19, 2019, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by Ellwood City Forge Company, Ellwood Quality Steels Company, and Ellwood National Steel Company, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; A. Finkl & Sons, Chicago, Illinois; and FEB Fair Trade Coalition, Cleveland, Ohio. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of fluid end blocks from China, Germany, India, and Italy were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and imports from 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jan 28, 2021 Jkt 253001 Germany and Italy sold at LTFV within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)).2 Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations and of a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was by publishing the notice in the Federal Register on August 24, 2020 (85 FR 52151). In light of the restrictions on access to the Commission building due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the Commission conducted its hearing through written testimony and video conference on December 1, 2020. All persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to §§ 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on January 25, 2021. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5152 (January 2021), entitled Fluid End Blocks from China, Germany, India, and Italy: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–632– 635 and 731–TA–1466 and 731–TA– 1468 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: January 25, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–01949 Filed 1–28–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–646 and 731– TA–1502–1504, 1508–1509, 1512, 1514, and 1516] (Final)] Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates 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 an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of prestressed concrete steel wire strand (‘‘PC strand’’) from Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Netherlands, Saudi 2 Commerce issued negative preliminary and final determinations of sales at LTFV with regard to fluid end blocks from India (85 FR 44517, July 23, 2020, and 85 FR 80003, December 11, 2020). 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Arabia, Taiwan, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, provided for in subheading 7312.10.30 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Commerce’’) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), and to be subsidized by the government of Turkey.2 Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective April 16, 2020, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by Insteel Wire Products Company, Mount Airy, North Carolina, Sumiden Wire Products Corporation, Dickson, Tennessee, and Wire Mesh Corporation, Houston, Texas. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of a preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of PC strand from Turkey were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and that imports of PC strand from Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates were being sold at LTFV within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations and of a public hearing 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 on October 8, 2020 (85 FR 63576). In light of the restrictions on access to the Commission building due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the Commission conducted its hearing through written testimony and video conference on December 10, 2020. All persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate. The Commission made these determinations pursuant to §§ 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on January 25, 2021. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5153 (January 2021), entitled Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, 2 The Commission also finds that imports subject to Commerce’s affirmative critical circumstances determinations are not likely to undermine seriously the remedial effect of the antidumping duty orders on PC strand from Colombia, Egypt, Netherlands, and Turkey. E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 18 (Friday, January 29, 2021)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-632-635 and 731-TA-1466 and 731-TA-1468 
(Final)]


Fluid End Blocks From China, Germany, India, and Italy; 
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 an industry in the United States is materially injured by 
reason of imports of fluid end blocks from China, Germany, India, and 
Italy that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce 
(``Commerce'') to be subsidized by the respective governments of those 
countries and imports of fluid end blocks from Germany and Italy that 
have been found by Commerce to be sold in the United States at less 
than fair value (``LTFV''). Imports of fluid end blocks are provided 
for in subheadings 7218.91.00, 7218.99.00, 7224.90.00, 7326.19.00, 
7326.90.86, and 8413.91.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States.
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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)).
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Background

    The Commission instituted these investigations effective December 
19, 2019, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Ellwood City Forge Company, Ellwood Quality Steels Company, 
and Ellwood National Steel Company, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; A. 
Finkl & Sons, Chicago, Illinois; and FEB Fair Trade Coalition, 
Cleveland, Ohio. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by 
the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by 
Commerce that imports of fluid end blocks from China, Germany, India, 
and Italy were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the 
Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and imports from Germany and Italy sold at 
LTFV within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)).\2\ 
Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission's 
investigations and of a public hearing to be held in connection 
therewith was by publishing the notice in the Federal Register on 
August 24, 2020 (85 FR 52151). In light of the restrictions on access 
to the Commission building due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission 
conducted its hearing through written testimony and video conference on 
December 1, 2020. All persons who requested the opportunity were 
permitted to participate.
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    \2\ Commerce issued negative preliminary and final 
determinations of sales at LTFV with regard to fluid end blocks from 
India (85 FR 44517, July 23, 2020, and 85 FR 80003, December 11, 
2020).
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    The Commission made these determinations pursuant to Sec. Sec.  
705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 
1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these 
investigations on January 25, 2021. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 5152 (January 2021), entitled Fluid End 
Blocks from China, Germany, India, and Italy: Investigation Nos. 701-
TA-632-635 and 731-TA-1466 and 731-TA-1468 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: January 25, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-01949 Filed 1-28-21; 8:45 am]
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