International Trade Commission February 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Acetone From Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2019-03477
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1435-1440 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain, provided for in subheading 2914.11.10 and 2914.11.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by April 5, 2019. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by April 12, 2019.
Fresh Tomatoes From Mexico; Revised Schedule for Full Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2019-03476
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand; Institution of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2019-03450
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-618-619 and 731-TA-1441- 1444 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand, provided for in subheading 7318.15.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and by reason of such imports alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of China and India. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by April 8, 2019. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by April 15, 2019.
Certain Modular LED Display Panels and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation in Its Entirety; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-03340
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 29) terminating the investigation in its entirety based on withdrawal of the operative complaint by Complainant Ultravision Technologies, LLC of Dallas, Texas (``Ultravision'').
Certain Batteries and Electrochemical Devices Containing Composite Separators, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Joint Motion To Terminate the Investigation Based Upon Settlement; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2019-03294
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 42) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting a joint motion to terminate the investigation based upon settlement. The investigation is terminated.
Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same II; Notice of Commission Determination To Review a Final Initial Determination in Its Entirety; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, the Public Interest, and Bonding; Extension of the Target Date
Document Number: 2019-03182
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review in its entirety the presiding administrative law judge's final initial determination, finding no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, with respect to U.S. Patent Nos. 7,683,509 and 7,928,348. The Commission has also determined to extend the target date for completion of the above- captioned investigation until April 29, 2019. The Commission requests certain briefing from the parties on certain issues under review, as indicated in this notice. The Commission also requests briefing from the parties and interested persons on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding.
Large Residential Washers: Monitoring Developments in the Domestic Industry
Document Number: 2019-03073
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has instituted investigation No. TA-204-013, Large Residential Washers: Report on Monitoring of Developments in the Domestic Industry, for the purpose of preparing the report to the President and the Congress required by section 204(a)(2) of the Trade Act of 1974 on its monitoring of developments in the domestic industry following the President's decision to impose a safeguard measure on imports of large residential washers and certain washer parts as described in Proclamation 9694 of January 23, 2018.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-03029
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-22
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Semiconductor Devices, Integrated Circuits, and Consumer Products Containing the Same, DN 3363; 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.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-03065
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain X-Ray Breast Imaging Devices and Components Thereof; Notice of Commission Decision To Terminate the Investigation Based on Settlement; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2019-02671
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to grant the private parties' joint motion to terminate the investigation based on settlement. The investigation is terminated.
United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors
Document Number: 2019-02603
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has changed the date for transmittal of its report to the President and Congress from no later than 105 days after the President entered into the agreement, to no later than 105 days plus an additional 35 days due to the lapse of appropriation between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019.
Truck and Bus Tires From China
Document Number: 2019-02602
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
U.S. SME Exports: Trade-Related Barriers Affecting Exports of U.S. Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises to the United Kingdom
Document Number: 2019-02601
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Due to the lapse of appropriation between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission has changed certain dates announced in its notice of investigation and hearing for these investigations: (i) It has extended the deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing from February 8, 2019 to March 28, 2019; (ii) it has extended the deadline for filing prehearing briefs and statements from February 13, 2019 to April 1, 2019; (iii) it has rescheduled the public hearing from February 26, 2019 to April 11, 2019; (iv) it has extended the deadline for filing post-hearing briefs from March 8, 2019 to April 18, 2019; (v) it has extended the deadline for filing all other written submissions from March 15, 2019 to April 30, 2019; and (vi) it will transmit its report to the USTR by September 4, 2019 instead of by July 31, 2019.
U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-Free Treatment for Currently Dutiable Imports
Document Number: 2019-02600
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has changed the date for transmittal of its report to the USTR in these investigations from January 24, 2018 to February 28, 2019 due to the lapse of appropriation between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019.
Certain Pickup Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-02508
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 7, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of Extang Corporation of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Laurmark Enterprises, Inc. of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Amendments to the complaint were filed on February 1, 2019. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain pickup truck folding bed cover systems and components thereof by reason of infringement of: the claim of U.S. Patent No. D620,877 (``the '877 patent''); certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,188,888 (``the '888 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,484,788 (``the '788 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,061,758 (``the '758 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,182,021 (``the '021 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,690,224 (``the '224 patent''); and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 5,104,393 (``the '393 trademark'') and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 3,904,016 (``the '016 trademark''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders. A motion for temporary relief filed concurrently with the complaint and amended on February 1, 2019, requests that the Commission issue a temporary exclusion order and temporary cease and desist orders prohibiting the importation into and the sale within the United States after importation of certain pickup truck folding bed cover systems and components thereof during the course of the Commission's investigation.
American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act; Effects of Temporary Duty Suspensions and Reductions on the U.S. Economy
Document Number: 2019-02481
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Due to the lapse of appropriation between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission has changed certain dates announced in its notice of investigation and hearing published in the Federal Register on October 9, 2018 (83 FR 50687, October 9, 2018); see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for details.
Rubber Bands From China; Determinations
Document Number: 2019-02437
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
U.S.-UK Trade Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-free Treatment for Currently Dutiable Imports
Document Number: 2019-02436
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Due to the lapse of appropriation between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission has changed certain dates announced in its notice of investigation and hearing for these investigations: (i) It has extended the deadline for filing requests to appear at the public hearing from January 10, 2019 to February 14, 2019; (ii) it has extended the deadline for filing prehearing briefs and statements from January 14, 2019 to February 19, 2019; (iii) it has rescheduled the public hearing from January 31, 2019 to March 6, 2019; (iv) it has extended the deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and all other written submissions from February 11, 2019 to March 18, 2019; and (v) it will transmit its report to the USTR by June 12, 2019 instead of by May 8, 2019.
Pasta From Italy and Turkey; Scheduling of Expedited Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2019-02435
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders on pasta from Italy and Turkey would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.
U.S.-EU Trade Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-Free Treatment for Currently Dutiable Imports
Document Number: 2019-02434
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Due to the lapse of appropriation between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, the Commission has extended the deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and all other written submissions from January 4, 2019 to February 13, 2019, and it will transmit its report to the USTR by April 23, 2019 instead of by March 19, 2019.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-02305
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing the Same, DN 3358; 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.
Certain Network Devices, Related Software and Components Thereof (I); Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Suspend or Modify the Remedial Orders; Termination of the Modification Proceeding
Document Number: 2019-02290
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to modify or suspend the remedial orders in the above-captioned investigation. The modification proceeding is terminated.
Certain Industrial Automation Systems and Components Thereof Including Control Systems, Controllers, Visualization Hardware, Motion and Motor Control Systems, Networking Equipment, Safety Devices, and Power Supplies; Notice of Commission Determination To Extend the Target Date
Document Number: 2019-02109
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to extend the target date by six weeks, from February 25, 2019, to April 8, 2019. As set forth below, the Commission also extends the deadlines for filing written submissions and reply submissions on the issues of remedy, the public interest, and bonding.
Glycine From China, India, Japan, and Thailand; Revised Schedule for Final Phase of Investigations
Document Number: 2019-02012
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Pocket Lighters; Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2019-01982
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on December 6, 2018, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, on behalf of BIC Corporation of Shelton, Connecticut. Supplements were filed on December 18, 2018 and February 1, 2019. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain pocket lighters by reason of infringement of U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,761,622 (``the '622 mark'') and U.S. Trademark Registration No. 2,278,917 (``the '917 mark''). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by the applicable Federal Statute. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a general exclusion order, or in the alternative a limited exclusion order, and cease and desist orders.
Fabricated Structural Steel From Canada, China, and Mexico; Institution of Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2019-01730
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-615-617 and 731-TA-1432- 1434 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act'') to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of fabricated structural steel from Canada, China, and Mexico, provided for in subheading 7308.90.95, 7308.90.30, and 7308.90.60 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and alleged to be subsidized by the Governments of Canada, Mexico, and China. Unless the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by March 21, 2019. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by March 28, 2019.
Notice of Revised Deadlines for Section 337 Complaints Pending Before the U.S. International Trade Commission When Normal Operations Were Suspended Due to a Lapse in Funding
Document Number: 2019-01729
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that four complaints were pending institution when the U.S. International Trade Commission suspended normal operations due to a lapse in funding on December 22, 2018. The Commission has determined to extend by 35 days the dates by which it decides whether to institute investigations based on the four complaints entitled Certain Pocket Lighters, DN 3355, and Certain Pickup Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems and Components Thereof, DN 3356, the dates for which are February 11, 2019, and February 19, 2019, respectively. The Commission has determined to extend until February 28, 2019, its decisions whether to institute investigations based on the complaints entitled Certain Dental and Orthodontic Scanners and Software, DN 3357, and Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing the Same, DN 3358.
Certain Large Residential Washers From Korea and Mexico; Revised Schedule for Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2019-01634
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-01573
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Blood Separation and Cell Preparation Devices, DN 3361; 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.
Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam; Revised Schedule for Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2019-01570
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Plastic Decorative Ribbon From China; Revised Schedule for Final Phase Investigations
Document Number: 2019-01569
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments; Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-01476
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Integrated Circuits and Products Containing the Same, DN 3358. Due to delays caused by the lapse in appropriations on December 22, 2018, the Commission has determined to extend the deadlines for comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing submitted pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments; Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-01475
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-07
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Dental and Orthodontic Scanners and Software, DN 3357. Due to delays caused by the lapse in appropriations on December 22, 2018, the Commission has determined to extend the deadlines for comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing submitted pursuant to the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-01486
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From China; Institution of a Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2019-01301
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act''), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission.
Persulfates From China; Institution of a Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2019-01300
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act''), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on persulfates from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission.
Laminated Woven Sacks From China; Institution of Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2019-01299
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted reviews pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (``the Act''), as amended, to determine whether revocation of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on laminated woven sacks from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells and Modules From China; Revised Schedule for Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2019-01255
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-01120
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Taurine (2- Aminoethanesulfonic Acid), Methods of Production and Processes for Making the Same, and Products Containing the Same, DN 3360; 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.
Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From China; Determinations
Document Number: 2019-01069
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2019-01044
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Botulinum Toxin Products, Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing the Same, DN 3359; 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.
Large Diameter Welded Pipe From China and India; Determinations
Document Number: 2019-01024
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
U.S.-UK Trade Agreement: Advice on the Probable Economic Effect of Providing Duty-free Treatment for Currently Dutiable Imports
Document Number: 2019-00866
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-02-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has cancelled the hearing scheduled for January 31, 2019 due to the lapse of appropriation between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019 and the inability to receive or accept requests to appear or prehearing briefs.