Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin From India and Russia; Determinations, 14038 [2022-05183]

Download as PDF lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 14038 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2022 / Notices Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the final phase of these investigations beginning at 9:30 a.m. on May 12, 2022. 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 May 9, 2022. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. 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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: March 8, 2022. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2022–05236 Filed 3–10–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–663–664 and 731–TA–1555–1556 (Final)] Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin From India and Russia; 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 granular polytetrafluoroethylene (‘‘PTFE’’) resin from India and Russia, provided for in subheadings 3904.61.00 and 3904.69.50 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 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 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’), and to be subsidized by the governments of India and Russia.2 3 Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective January 27, 2021, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by Daikin America, Inc., Orangeburg, New York. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of granular PTFE resin from India and Russia 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 September 15, 2021 (86 FR 51378). 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 videoconference held on January 19, 2022. 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 8, 2022. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 5285 (March 2022), entitled Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin from India and Russia: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–663–664 and 731–TA– 1555–1556 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: March 8, 2022. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2022–05183 Filed 3–10–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 2 87 FR 3764, 87 FR 3765, 87 FR 3772, and 87 FR 3774 (January 25, 2022). 3 The Commission also finds that imports subject to Commerce’s affirmative critical circumstances determination are not likely to undermine seriously the remedial effect of the countervailing and antidumping duty orders on granular PTFE resin from India. E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 48 (Friday, March 11, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Page 14038]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-05183]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-663-664 and 731-TA-1555-1556 (Final)]


Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin From India and 
Russia; 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 granular polytetrafluoroethylene (``PTFE'') resin 
from India and Russia, provided for in subheadings 3904.61.00 and 
3904.69.50 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 governments of India and Russia.2 3
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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\ 87 FR 3764, 87 FR 3765, 87 FR 3772, and 87 FR 3774 (January 
25, 2022).
    \3\ The Commission also finds that imports subject to Commerce's 
affirmative critical circumstances determination are not likely to 
undermine seriously the remedial effect of the countervailing and 
antidumping duty orders on granular PTFE resin from India.
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Background

    The Commission instituted these investigations effective January 
27, 2021, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Daikin America, Inc., Orangeburg, New York. The final phase 
of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following 
notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of 
granular PTFE resin from India and Russia 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 September 15, 2021 
(86 FR 51378). 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 videoconference held on January 
19, 2022. 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 8, 2022. The views of the Commission are 
contained in USITC Publication 5285 (March 2022), entitled Granular 
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Resin from India and Russia: 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-663-664 and 731-TA-1555-1556 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: March 8, 2022.
Lisa Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2022-05183 Filed 3-10-22; 8:45 am]
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