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

Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Taiwan: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2016-26848
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on stainless steel sheet and strip (SSSS) in coils from Japan, the Republic of Korea (Korea), and Taiwan would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Reviews'' section of this notice.
Certain Uncoated Paper From Australia, Brazil, the People's Republic of China, Indonesia, and Portugal: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry
Document Number: 2016-26847
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union; Domtar Corporation; Finch Paper LLC; P.H. Glatfelter Company; and Packaging Corporation of America (collectively, the petitioners), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating an anti-circumvention inquiry pursuant to section 781(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), to determine under the minor alterations provision whether uncoated paper with a GE brightness of 83 +/- 1% (83 Bright paper) is ``altered in form or appearance in minor respects'' from in-scope merchandise such that it may be considered subject to the antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain uncoated paper.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2016-26833
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review to NFE on October 24, 2016.
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid From the People's Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2016-26755
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid (``HEDP'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is July 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Meeting of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
Document Number: 2016-26713
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board) will hold an open meeting on Friday, November 18, 2016. The Board was re-chartered in August 2015 and advises the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the U.S. travel and tourism industry. The purpose of the meeting is for Board members to discuss and prioritize longer- term travel and tourism issues and considerations regarding recommendations from the Board. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Board at http://trade.gov/ttab, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 2016-26600
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is simultaneously initiating, and issuing the preliminary results, of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules, (``solar cells'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') regarding whether Zhejiang ERA Solar Technology Co., Ltd (``Zhejiang ERA'') is the successor-in-interest to Era Solar Co., Ltd (``Era Solar''). Based on the information on the record, we preliminarily determine that Zhejiang ERA is the successor-in-interest to Era Solar for purposes of the AD order on solar cells from the PRC and, as such, is entitled to Zhejiang ERA's cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
New Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2015-2016
Document Number: 2016-26587
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 20, 2016, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') received a timely request for a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on new pneumatic off- the-road tires (``OTR Tires'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The Department has determined that the request meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') for this NSR is September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016.
U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council
Document Number: 2016-26572
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC) will hold its inaugural meeting on Friday, November 18, 2016, at the U.S. Department of Commerce Library, in Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public with registration instructions provided below. The TFAC was chartered on August 11, 2016, to advise the Secretary in identifying effective ways to help expand access to finance for U.S. exporters, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, and their foreign buyers. At the meeting, members will be sworn-in and will begin a discussion of the work they will undertake during their term. They will also be briefed by officials from the Department of Commerce and other agencies on major issues impacting this area. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Council at http://trade.gov/tfac/, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Ammonium Sulfate From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determination
Document Number: 2016-26469
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-02
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 ammonium sulfate from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of investigation is January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Reviews
Document Number: 2016-26364
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-01
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 reviews (``Sunset Reviews'') 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).
Ferrovanadium From the Republic of Korea: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2016-26363
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') preliminarily determines that imports of ferrovanadium from the Republic of Korea (``Korea'') are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.