Corrosion Inhibitors From China, 14766 [2021-05568]

Download as PDF 14766 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 51 / Thursday, March 18, 2021 / Notices Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 22) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) terminating the investigation with respect to the remaining respondents (Amazon, Apple, LG, Microsoft, Motorola, Samsung, and Sony) based on settlements. This investigation is terminated. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald A. Traud, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–3427. 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 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: On March 20, 2020, the Commission instituted this investigation based on a complaint filed by Neodron Ltd. of Dublin, Ireland (‘‘Neodron’’). 85 FR 16130 (Mar. 20, 2020). The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain capacitive touchcontrolled mobile devices, computers, and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,821,425; 7,903,092; 8,749,251; and 9,411,472. Id. The Commission’s notice of investigation named as respondents Amazon.com, Inc. of Seattle, Washington (‘‘Amazon’’); Apple Inc. of Cupertino, California (‘‘Apple’’); LG Electronics Inc. of Seoul, Republic of Korea; LG Electronics USA, Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey (collectively, ‘‘LG’’); Microsoft Corporation of Redmond, Washington (‘‘Microsoft’’); Motorola Mobility LLC of Chicago, Illinois (‘‘Motorola’’); Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. of Suwon, Republic of Korea; Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey (collectively, ‘‘Samsung’’); Sony Corporation of Tokyo, Japan; Sony Mobile Communications Inc. of Tokyo, Japan (collectively, ‘‘Sony’’); and ASUSTeK Computer Inc. of Taiwan; jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Mar 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 ASUS Computer International of Fremont, California (collectively, ‘‘ASUS’’). Id. at 16131. The Office of Unfair Import Investigations (‘‘OUII’’) is participating in the investigation. Id. On November 24, 2020, this investigation was terminated as to ASUS. Order No. 19 (Nov. 12, 2020), unreviewed, Notice (Nov. 24, 2020). On January 27, 2021, Neodron and the remaining respondents (Amazon, Apple, LG, Microsoft, Motorola, Samsung, and Sony) filed a joint motion to terminate this investigation as to the remaining respondents based on settlements between Neodron and each remaining respondent. On February 8, 2021, OUII filed a statement in support of the motion. On February 19, 2021, the ALJ issued Order No. 22, the subject ID, which granted Neodron’s motion. The ID found that the motion complies with 19 CFR 210.21(b) and that no extraordinary circumstances prevent denying the motion. The ID also finds that there is no evidence indicating that terminating this investigation based on the various settlement agreements would be contrary to the public interest. No petitions for review of the ID 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 March 15, 2021. 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: March 15, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–05638 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–638 and 731– TA–1473 (Final)] Corrosion Inhibitors From China Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 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 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 (‘‘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 corrosion inhibitors from China, provided for in subheading 2933.99.82 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 China. Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective February 5, 2020, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by Wincom Incorporated, Blue Ash, Ohio. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of a preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of corrosion inhibitors from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and 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 6, 2020 (85 FR 63139). 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 January 21, 2021. 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 March 12, 2021. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication number 5169 (March 2021), entitled Corrosion Inhibitors from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–638 and 731–TA–1473 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: March 12, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–05568 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-638 and 731-TA-1473 (Final)]


Corrosion Inhibitors From China

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 corrosion inhibitors from China, provided for in 
subheading 2933.99.82 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 China.
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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 February 
5, 2020, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Wincom Incorporated, Blue Ash, Ohio. The final phase of the 
investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification 
of a preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of corrosion 
inhibitors from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 
703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and 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 6, 2020 (85 FR 63139). 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 January 21, 2021. All persons 
who requested the opportunity were permitted to participate.
    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 March 12, 2021. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication number 5169 (March 2021), entitled 
Corrosion Inhibitors from China: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-638 and 731-
TA-1473 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 12, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-05568 Filed 3-17-21; 8:45 am]
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