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Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-28757
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 15, 2015, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the sixth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments and information received, we made no changes to the final margin calculations of Shanghai Wells Hanger Co., Ltd. (``Shanghai Wells'').\2\ We continue to find Ningbo Dasheng Hanger Industry Co., Ltd. (``Ningbo Dasheng'') is not eligible for separate rate status and, therefore, is part of the PRC-wide entity. Listed below in the ``Final Results of the Administrative Review'' section of this notice are the final dumping margins. The period of review (``POR'') is October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014.
Certain Steel Grating From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of the Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2015-28755
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC) have determined that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on certain steel grating (steel grating) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States. The Department and the ITC have also determined that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on steel grating from the PRC would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies and material injury to an industry in the United States. Therefore, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation for these AD and CVD orders.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-28754
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 10, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on seamless refined copper pipe and tube from Mexico.\1\ The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, GD Affiliates S. de R.L. de C.V. (Golden Dragon).\2\ The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2013, through October 31, 2014.
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-28752
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 8, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from Mexico.\1\ The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Perfiles y Herrajes LM, S.A. de C.V. (Perfiles). The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2013, through July 31, 2014. As a result of our analysis of the comments received, these final results differ from the Preliminary Results. For the final weighted-average dumping margins, see the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-28751
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') on May 7, 2015.\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments and information received, we made changes to the margin calculations for these final results. The final dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Results of Administrative Review'' section of this notice. The period of review (``POR'') is April 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014.
Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness Solicitation of Nominations for Membership
Document Number: 2015-28743
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is requesting nominations to fill vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee). The Committee was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. The Committee was first chartered on November 21, 2011, and renewed on November 20, 2013. The Committee has functioned effectively, and the Department has an on-going need for consensus advice regarding supply chain competitiveness. The Department anticipates renewing the Committee for another two-year term. The Committee advises the Secretary on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed to support U.S. export growth and national economic competitiveness, encourage innovation, facilitate the movement of goods, and improve the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the domestic and global economy; and provides advice to the Secretary on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains. The Department is seeking nominations to fill vacancies on the Committee for the upcoming Charter term anticipated to start in November 2015.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Census Employment Inquiry
Document Number: 2015-28704
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial and Recreational Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #37 Through #39
Document Number: 2015-28674
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces three inseason actions in the ocean salmon fisheries. These inseason actions modified the commercial salmon fisheries in the area from the U.S./Canada border to Humboldt South Jetty, CA.
Fraser River Sockeye and Pink Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Orders
Document Number: 2015-28673
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS publishes Fraser River salmon inseason orders to regulate treaty and non-treaty (all citizen) commercial salmon fisheries in U.S. waters. The orders were issued by the Fraser River Panel (Panel) of the Pacific Salmon Commission (Commission) and subsequently approved and issued by NMFS during the 2015 salmon fisheries within the U.S. Fraser River Panel Area. These orders established fishing dates, times, and areas for the gear types of U.S. treaty Indian and all citizen commercial fisheries during the period the Panel exercised jurisdiction over these fisheries.
Addition of Certain Persons and Modification of Certain Entries to the Entity List; and Removal of Certain Persons From the Entity List
Document Number: 2015-28552
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
This rule amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding seven persons under ten entries to the Entity List. The seven persons who are added to the Entity List have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. These persons will be listed on the Entity List under the destinations of China and Hong Kong. This final rule also removes two persons from the Entity List. One entity requested removal from the Entity List in accordance with the procedure for requesting removal or modification of an Entity List entity. The End-User Review Committee (ERC) decided to remove this entity following a review of information provided in the removal request. The ERC decided to remove a second person from the Entity List following a proposal submitted by an ERC member agency, in accordance with the procedure for requesting removal or modification of an Entity List entity. Finally, this final rule modifies ten existing entries on the Entity List consisting of one entry under China and nine entries under Hong Kong to provide additional or modified addresses and/or aliases for these persons.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2015-28668
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 23, 2015, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) sustained the Department of Commerce's (the Department's) results of redetermination pursuant to court remand, which recalculated the all-others subsidy rate in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (the PRC),\1\ pursuant to the CIT's MacLean-Fogg Remand Order.\2\ Consistent with the clarification in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) decision in Diamond Sawblades,\3\ we are amending the Final Determination.
Welded Line Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2015-28667
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is amending the final determination in the less-than-fair-value investigation of welded line pipe from the Republic of Korea (Korea) to correct a ministerial error. The period of investigation is October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014.
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Rescission in Part; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2015-28664
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has conducted an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on drawn stainless steel sinks (sinks) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is August 6, 2012, through December 31, 2013. On May 7, 2015, we published the preliminary results of this administrative review.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. After reviewing the comments received, we have made no changes to the Preliminary Results. As such, we continue to find that Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co., Ltd. (Dongyuan) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. We also find that Shunde Native Produce Import and Export Co., Ltd. of Guangdong (Native Produce) did not have any reviewable entries during the POR.
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2014
Document Number: 2015-28644
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 7, 2015, the Department of Commerce (Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on drawn stainless steel sinks (drawn sinks) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ The review covers seven producers/exporters of the subject merchandise, including the following mandatory respondents: Guangdong Dongyuan Kitchenware Industrial Co., Ltd. (Dongyuan) and Guangdong Yingao Kitchen Utensils Co., Ltd. (Yingao). The period of review (POR) is October 4, 2012, through March 31, 2014. We provided interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. After reviewing the comments received and making corrections to the margin calculations, where appropriate, we continue to find that Dongyuan and Yingao both made sales of subject merchandise to the United States at prices below normal value (NV) during the POR. The final dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Mexico: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2015-28623
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (wire rod) from Mexico. The period of review (POR) is October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014.\1\ This review covers two producers/exporters of subject merchandise: ArcelorMittal Las Truchas, S.A. de C.V. (AMLT) and Deacero S.A. de C.V. We preliminarily determine that AMLT and Deacero made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV) during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2015-28557
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is giving notice of a meeting of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC). The Committee will advise the Directors of the Economics and Statistics Administration's (ESA) two statistical agencies, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the Census Bureau, and the Commissioner of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of federal economic statistics. Last minute changes to the agenda are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments.
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; American Lobster Fishery
Document Number: 2015-28544
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This action modifies the timing of the Lobster Conservation Management Area 4 seasonal closure. This action is necessary to ensure fishery regulations for the lobster fishery in Federal waters remain consistent with the Commission's Interstate Fishery Management Plan for American Lobster and previously implemented state measures and the intent of the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act. This action is intended to ensure fishing effort is reduced in Area 4.
Scope of the Export Administration Regulations
Document Number: 2015-28286
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
General Information
Document Number: 2015-28285
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2015-28460
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with September anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Approval of Subzone Status; Springsteen Logistics, LLC; Rock Hill and Fort Lawn, South Carolina
Document Number: 2015-28459
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, Foreign-Trade Zones Board
Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fisheries; 2016-2018 Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Specifications
Document Number: 2015-28444
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes specifications for the 2016-2018 summer flounder and scup fisheries and for the 2016-2017 black sea bass fishery. The implementing regulations for the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan require us to publish specifications for the upcoming fishing year for each of these species and to provide an opportunity for public comment. This action is intended to propose for implementation specifications necessary to constrain harvest for these three species within scientifically sound recommendations to prevent overfishing.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-28435
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-28434
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Meeting
Document Number: 2015-28430
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-28416
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce
Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries Off West Coast States; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; Process for Divestiture of Excess Quota Shares in the Individual Fishing Quota Fishery
Document Number: 2015-28412
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In January 2011, NMFS implemented the trawl rationalization program (a catch share program) for the Pacific coast groundfish limited entry trawl fishery. The program was implemented through Amendment 20 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and the corresponding implementing regulations. Amendment 20 established the trawl rationalization program, which includes an Individual Fishing Quota program for limited entry trawl participants. Under current regulations, quota share permit owners must divest quota share holdings that exceed accumulation limits by November 30, 2015. This final rule makes narrow procedural additions to regulations to clarify how divestiture and revocation of excess quota share will occur in November 2015, and establishes procedures for the future if divestiture becomes necessary.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-28410
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Commerce
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From Taiwan: Preliminary Negative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2015-28455
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are not being provided to producers and exporters of certain corrosion-resistent steel products (corrosion-resistant steel) from Taiwan. The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2015-28454
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (corrosion-resistant steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2015-28453
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (corrosion-resistant steel) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From Italy: Preliminary Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2015-28452
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (``corrosion-resistant steel'') from Italy. The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Products From India: Preliminary Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2015-28447
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (``corrosion-resistant steel'') from India. The period of investigation is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Melamine From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2015-28352
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 18, 2015, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published the preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value (``LTFV'') of melamine from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The Department requested from interested parties, but did not receive, comments on the Preliminary Determination, which was based entirely on adverse facts available. The Department, thus, determines that melamine from the PRC is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at LTFV, as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is April 1, 2014, though September 30, 2014. The final weighted-average dumping margin of sales at LTFV is listed below in the ``Final Determinations'' section of this notice.
Melamine From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2015-28351
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of melamine from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Melamine From Trinidad and Tobago: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2015-28350
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') determines that melamine from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (``Trinidad and Tobago'') is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The final weighted- average dumping margins for the investigation of melamine from Trinidad and Tobago are listed in the ``Final Determination'' section, infra.
Melamine From Trinidad and Tobago: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2015-28349
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to a producer and exporter of melamine from Trinidad and Tobago. For more information on the estimated subsidy rate, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, and Rescission in Part; 2014/2015
Document Number: 2015-28340
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period February 1, 2014, through January 31, 2015. We preliminarily determine that the only respondent selected for individual examination in this review, Linyi City Kangfa Foodstuff Drinkable Co., Ltd. (Kangfa), is not eligible for a separate rate and, therefore, is considered part of the PRC-wide entity.\1\ We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 2015-28333
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received five scientific research permit application requests relating to Pacific salmon, steelhead, and eulachon. The proposed research is intended to increase knowledge of species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to help guide management and conservation efforts. The applications may be viewed online at: https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/preview/ preview_open_for_comment.cfm.
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-28332
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's (Council) River Herring and Shad (RH/S) Committee will hold a public meeting to review recent developments in RH/S conservation and to consider potential RH/S activities for 2016.
New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-28331
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scientific & Statistical Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2015-28330
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a meeting of Habitat Areas of Particular Concern (HAPC) Working Group comprised of Fishery Ecosystem Plan Team members. The working group will explore and evaluate options in developing an HAPC designation process for the Western Pacific region.
Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2015-28321
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration