Twist Ties From China, 19639 [2021-07581]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 70 / Wednesday, April 14, 2021 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–649 and 731– TA–1523 (Final)] Twist Ties From China jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 twist ties from China, provided for in subheadings 8309.90.00 and 5609.00.30 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 China.2 Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective June 26, 2020, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by Bedford Industries, Inc., Worthington, Minnesota. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of twist ties 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 December 22, 2020 (85 FR 83613). 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 February 16, 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 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Chair Jason E. Kearns and Commissioner David S. Johanson dissenting. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Apr 13, 2021 Jkt 253001 in these investigations on April 8, 2021. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5179 (April 2021), entitled Twist Ties from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–649 and 731–TA–1523 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: April 8, 2021. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–07581 Filed 4–13–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled In the Matter of Certain Televisions, Remote Controls, and Components Thereof, DN 3542; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant’s filing pursuant to the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. The public version of the complaint can be accessed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (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 United States International Trade Commission (USITC) at https://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) at https://edis.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 has received a complaint and a submission pursuant to § 210.8(b) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure filed on behalf of Roku, Inc. on April 8, 2021. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19639 Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337) in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain televisions, remote controls, and components thereof. The complainant names as respondents: Universal Electronics, Inc. of Scottsdale, AZ; Gemstar Technology (Qinzhou) Co. Ltd. of China; Gemstar Technology (Yangzhou) Co. Ltd. of China; C.G. Development Ltd. of China; Universal Electronics BV of Netherlands; UEI Brasil Controles Remotos Ltda. of Brazil; CG Me´xico Remote Controls, S. de R.L. de C.V. of Mexico; LG Electronics Inc. of South Korea; LG Electronics USA, Inc. of Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. of South Korea; Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, NJ; Charter Communications, Inc. of Stamford, CT; Charter Communications Holdings, LLC of St. Louis, MO; Spectrum Management Holding Company, LLC of Stamford, CT; Altice USA, Inc. of Long Island City, NY; CSC Holdings, LLC d/b/a OptimumCablevision of Long Island City, NY; Cablevision Systems Corp. of Bethpage, NY; Cequel Communications, LLC d/b/ a Suddenlink Communications of Long Island City, NY; and Wideopenwest, Inc. of Englewood, CO. The complainant requests that the Commission issue a limited exclusion order, cease and desist orders, and impose a bond upon respondents’ alleged infringing articles during the 60day Presidential review period pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337(j). Proposed respondents, other interested parties, and members of the public are invited to file comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or § 210.8(b) filing. Comments should address whether issuance of the relief specifically requested by the complainant in this investigation would affect the public health and welfare in the United States, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, or United States consumers. In particular, the Commission is interested in comments that: (i) Explain how the articles potentially subject to the requested remedial orders are used in the United States; (ii) identify any public health, safety, or welfare concerns in the United States relating to the requested remedial orders; (iii) identify like or directly competitive articles that complainant, its licensees, or third parties make in the E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-649 and 731-TA-1523 (Final)]


Twist Ties 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 twist ties from China, provided for in subheadings 
8309.90.00 and 5609.00.30 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 China.\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\ Chair Jason E. Kearns and Commissioner David S. Johanson 
dissenting.
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Background

    The Commission instituted these investigations effective June 26, 
2020, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Bedford Industries, Inc., Worthington, Minnesota. The final 
phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following 
notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of 
twist ties 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 December 22, 2020 (85 FR 83613). 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 February 16, 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 April 8, 2021. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 5179 (April 2021), entitled Twist Ties 
from China: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-649 and 731-TA-1523 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: April 8, 2021.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-07581 Filed 4-13-21; 8:45 am]
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