International Trade Administration August 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain In-Shell (Raw) Pistachios From the Islamic Republic of Iran: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-18673
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain in-shell (raw) pistachios (pistachios) from the Islamic Republic of (Iran) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the rates identified in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Monosodium Glutamate From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-18669
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on monosodium glutamate (``MSG'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period of review (``POR'') May 8, 2014 through October 31, 2015. This review covers 38 manufacturers/exporters (``the companies'') of the subject merchandise. None of these companies have filed a separate rate application (``SRA'') and/or a separate rate certification (``SRC'') to establish its separate rate status. Therefore, the Department preliminarily finds that the companies are part of the PRC-wide entity. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Aluminum Extrusions from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-18656
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2016-18649
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Certain Steel Grating From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the 2014-2015 Antidumping Administrative Review
Document Number: 2016-18541
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 13, 2016, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published its Preliminary Results for the July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, administrative review of certain steel grating (``steel grating'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ Although invited to do so, interested parties did not comment on our Preliminary Results. We have adopted the Preliminary Results as the final results.
Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA)
Document Number: 2016-18531
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors (Board) of the Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the United States as a travel destination and communication of travel facilitation issues, among other tasks.
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2016-18402
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) received a request from Zhejiang Jingli Bearing Technology Co. Ltd. (Zhejiang Jingli) for a new shipper review (NSR) of the antidumping duty order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (TRBs), from the People's Republic of China (PRC). We have determined that this request meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (POR) for this NSR is June 1, 2015, through May 31, 2016.
Extension of U.S. Section Member Appointments to the United States-Brazil CEO Forum
Document Number: 2016-18338
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum (Forum). Through a Federal Register notice on May 29, 2013 (78 FR 32,239), the Department of Commerce solicited applicants for appointment to the U.S. Section for a term of three years to expire August 13, 2016, and appointed individuals to all twelve Member positions. Vacancies arising during the three-year term were filled through the same process (see 80 FR 13,520 (Mar. 16, 2015) and 80 FR 17,032 (Mar. 31, 2015)). For the reasons explained below, the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy are extending the current U.S. Section Member appointments through June 30, 2017.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2014
Document Number: 2016-18336
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet and strip (PET film) from India for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014. We preliminarily determine that Jindal Poly Films Limited of India (Jindal) and SRF Limited (SRF) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section, below. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee: Notice of an Opportunity To Apply For Membership
Document Number: 2016-18331
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is seeking applications for membership on the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC or ``Committee''). The purpose of the CINTAC is to provide advice to the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, which will be used by the Department in its role as a member of the Civil Nuclear Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee and of the TeamUSA interagency group to promote U.S. civil nuclear trade.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from India: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2014-2015
Document Number: 2016-18333
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from India. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The Department selected two respondents for individual review, Jindal Poly Films Limited of India (Jindal) and SRF Limited (SRF). The Department preliminarily determines that both Jindal and SRF made sales of subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the POR. The preliminary results are listed below in the section titled ``Preliminary Results of Review.'' If these preliminary results are adopted in the final results, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Correction to Applicability Date for Modification of Regulations Regarding Price Adjustments in Antidumping Duty Proceedings
Document Number: 2016-18305
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is modifying the applicability date contained in the final rule published in the Federal Register on March 24, 2016. The original applicability date language did not convey the Department's intention, i.e., to apply the newly amended regulations to all segments of proceedings initiated on or after the effective date contained in the rule. This action is necessary to ensure that there is no ambiguity in the application of the modified regulations.
Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2016-18302
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on lightweight thermal paper from the People's Republic of China. The period of review is January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014.
Privacy Shield Framework
Document Number: 2016-17961
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA) is publishing this notice to announce the availability of the Privacy Shield Framework documents. The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework was designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with European Union data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States in support of transatlantic commerce. The Privacy Shield Framework documents published in this notice include the Privacy Shield Principles and Annex I describing the new arbitral model available under the Privacy Shield, letters from the Secretary of Commerce and Acting Under Secretary for International Trade describing the Department of Commerce's administration of the Privacy Shield, letters from the Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission and Secretary of Transportation describing their enforcement of the Privacy Shield, a letter from the Secretary of State regarding the Privacy Shield Ombudsperson, two letters from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence regarding safeguards and limitations applicable to U.S. national security authorities, and a letter from the Department of Justice regarding safeguards and limitations on U.S. Government access for law enforcement and public interest purposes.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2016-18297
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is automatically initiating the five-year review (``Sunset Review'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty (``AD/ CVD'') order(s) listed below. The International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same order(s).