Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest, 19639-19640 [2021-07646]

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 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 19640 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 70 / Wednesday, April 14, 2021 / Notices United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to be excluded; (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant’s licensees, and/or third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United States consumers. Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any written submissions on other issues must also be filed by no later than the close of business, eight calendar days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file replies to any written submissions no later than three calendar days after the date on which any initial submissions were due. No other submissions will be accepted, unless requested by the Commission. Any submissions and replies filed in response to this Notice are limited to five (5) pages in length, inclusive of attachments. Persons filing written submissions must file the original document electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. Submissions should refer to the docket number (‘‘Docket No. 3542’’) in a prominent place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic Filing Procedures 1). 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. Persons with questions regarding filing should contact the Secretary at EDIS3Help@usitc.gov. Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include a full statement of the reasons why the 1 Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_ filing_procedures.pdf. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Apr 13, 2021 Jkt 253001 Commission should grant such treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All information, including confidential business information and documents for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the Commission for purposes of this Investigation 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 this or a related proceeding, 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, 2 solely for cybersecurity purposes. All nonconfidential written submissions will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on EDIS.3 This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of §§ 201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)). By order of the Commission. Issued: April 9, 2021. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–07646 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. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain High-Potency Sweeteners, Processes for Making Same, and Products Containing Same, DN 3543; 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. SUMMARY: 2 All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure agreements. 3 Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Celanese International Corporation, Celanese (Malta) Company 2 Limited and Celanese Sales U.S. Ltd. on April 8, 2021. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 of the 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 high-potency sweeteners, processes for making same, and products containing same. The complainant names as respondents: Anhui Jinhe Industrial Co., Ltd. of China; Jinhe USA LLC of Chicago, IL; Agridient, Inc. of Farmington Hills, MI; Apura Ingredients Inc. of Chino, CA; Crossroad Ingredients of Fairfield, NJ; Hhoya USA Inc. of New York, NY; Ingredis US LLC of Plainsboro, NJ; NiuSource Inc. of Chino, CA; Prinova US LLC of Hanover Park, IL; Prosweetz Ingredients Incorporated d/b/a Panasource Ingredients Inc. of Edison, NJ; Suzhou-Chem Inc. of Wellesley, MA; and UMC Ingredients, LLC fka JRS International LLC of Lyndhurst, NJ. 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION


Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating 
to the Public Interest

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 [email protected].
    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 Sec.  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 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 M[eacute]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 Optimum-Cablevision 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 60-day 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 Sec.  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

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United States which could replace the subject articles if they were to 
be excluded;
    (iv) indicate whether complainant, complainant's licensees, and/or 
third party suppliers have the capacity to replace the volume of 
articles potentially subject to the requested exclusion order and/or a 
cease and desist order within a commercially reasonable time; and
    (v) explain how the requested remedial orders would impact United 
States consumers.
    Written submissions on the public interest must be filed no later 
than by close of business, eight calendar days after the date of 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register. There will be 
further opportunities for comment on the public interest after the 
issuance of any final initial determination in this investigation. Any 
written submissions on other issues must also be filed by no later than 
the close of business, eight calendar days after publication of this 
notice in the Federal Register. Complainant may file replies to any 
written submissions no later than three calendar days after the date on 
which any initial submissions were due. No other submissions will be 
accepted, unless requested by the Commission. Any submissions and 
replies filed in response to this Notice are limited to five (5) pages 
in length, inclusive of attachments.
    Persons filing written submissions must file the original document 
electronically on or before the deadlines stated above. Submissions 
should refer to the docket number (``Docket No. 3542'') in a prominent 
place on the cover page and/or the first page. (See Handbook for 
Electronic Filing Procedures, Electronic Filing Procedures \1\). 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. Persons with questions regarding 
filing should contact the Secretary at [email protected].
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    \1\ Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures: https://www.usitc.gov/documents/handbook_on_filing_procedures.pdf.
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    Any person desiring to submit a document to the Commission in 
confidence must request confidential treatment. All such requests 
should be directed to the Secretary to the Commission and must include 
a full statement of the reasons why the Commission should grant such 
treatment. See 19 CFR 201.6. Documents for which confidential treatment 
by the Commission is properly sought will be treated accordingly. All 
information, including confidential business information and documents 
for which confidential treatment is properly sought, submitted to the 
Commission for purposes of this Investigation 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 this or a 
related proceeding, 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, \2\ solely for 
cybersecurity purposes. All nonconfidential written submissions will be 
available for public inspection at the Office of the Secretary and on 
EDIS.\3\
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    \2\ All contract personnel will sign appropriate nondisclosure 
agreements.
    \3\ Electronic Document Information System (EDIS): https://edis.usitc.gov.
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    This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of Sec. Sec.  
201.10 and 210.8(c) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure 
(19 CFR 201.10, 210.8(c)).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: April 9, 2021.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2021-07646 Filed 4-13-21; 8:45 am]
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