International Trade Administration December 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From Japan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-27043
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Nippon Steel Corporation (NSC) and Tokyo Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Tokyo Steel), producers and exporters of hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from Japan, did not sell subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. In addition, Commerce preliminarily determines that Honda Trading Canada, Inc. (Honda) had no shipments during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand: Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-27030
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that there were no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR) November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-27027
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that sales of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) were made at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Announcement of Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region in Conjunction With the Trade Americas-Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference
Document Number: 2019-27013
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA) is announcing the following upcoming trade mission that will be recruited, organized, and implemented by ITA:
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus
Document Number: 2019-27000
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
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 this information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Review: Notice of NAFTA Panel Decision
Document Number: 2019-26966
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 29, 2019, a NAFTA Binational Panel issued its Decision in the matter of the Review of the Final Determination of Antidumping Duties imposed on imports of ammonium sulphate from the United States of America (Final Determination). The Binational Panel remanded the Final Determination by Mexico's Investigating Authority, Secretaria de Economia (Economia), and ordered Economia to issue a redetermination within 90 days.
Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From Thailand: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-27044
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from Thailand.
Vertical Metal File Cabinets From the People's Republic of China: Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2019-27028
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), Commerce is issuing the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on vertical metal file cabinets (file cabinets) from the People's Republic of China (China).
Truck and Bus Tires From the People's Republic of China: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2019-26949
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is simultaneously initiating and issuing the preliminary results of a changed circumstances review (CCR) of the antidumping duty order on truck and bus tires from the People's Republic of China (China) to determine whether Sailun Group Co., Ltd. (Sailun Group) is the successor-in-interest to Sailun Jinyu Group Co., Ltd. (Sailun Jinyu), and whether Sailun (Shenyang) Tire Co., Ltd. (Sailun Shenyang), is the successor-in-interest to Shenyang Peace Radial Tyre Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Shenyang Peace). Based on the information on the record, we preliminarily determine that Sailun Group is the successor-in-interest to Sailun Jinyu and that Sailun Shenyang is the successor-in-interest to Shenyang Peace for purposes of determining antidumping duty liability. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate From Austria: Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2018
Document Number: 2019-26948
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that sales of certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate (CTL plate) from Austria were made at less than normal value during the period of review (POR) November 14, 2016 through April 30, 2018.
Utility Scale Wind Towers From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2019-26947
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of utility scale wind towers (wind towers) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam). The period of investigation is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Utility Scale Wind Towers From Indonesia: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2019-26946
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of utility scale wind towers (wind towers) from Indonesia. The period of investigation is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Utility Scale Wind Towers From Canada: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination
Document Number: 2019-26945
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of utility scale wind towers (wind towers) from Canada. The period of investigation is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Oil Country Tubular Goods From the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017
Document Number: 2019-26907
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey). We determine that Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., Borusan Istikbal Ticaret T.A. S., Borusan Mannesmann Boru Yatirim Holding A.S., and Borusan Holding A.S., (collectively, Borusan), received countervailable subsidies during the period of review (POR), January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-26906
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Shanghai Wells Hanger Co., Ltd. and Hong Kong Wells Ltd. (collectively, Shanghai Wells) has failed to demonstrate its eligibility for separate rate status during the period of review (POR); thus, Shanghai Wells will be considered part of the China-wide entity. We invite all interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Ceramic Tile From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Correction to the Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2019-26905
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is correcting the preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value (LTFV) for ceramic tile from the People's Republic of China (China). The period of investigation is October 1, 2018, through March 31, 2019.
Certain Quartz Surface Products From India: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Preliminary Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2019-26819
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain quartz surface products (quartz surface products) from India are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Certain Quartz Surface Products From the Republic of Turkey: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Preliminary Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances, Postponement of Final Determination, and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2019-26818
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain quartz surface products (quartz surface products) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation is April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells, Whether or Not Assembled Into Modules, From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2016
Document Number: 2019-26817
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is amending the final results of the countervailing duty (CVD) administrative review of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells), from the People's Republic of China (China) to correct two ministerial errors. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.
Certain Hot-Rolled Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 2017
Document Number: 2019-26798
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily finds that Hyundai Steel Co., Ltd. (Hyundai Steel), a producer/exporter of certain hot-rolled steel flat products (hot-rolled steel) from the Republic of Korea (Korea), received countervailable subsidies that are de minimis. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2016-2018
Document Number: 2019-26797
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) finds that exporters of 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid (HEDP) from the People's Republic of China (China) sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (POR) November 4, 2016 through April 30, 2018.
Sugar From Mexico: Notice of Termination of Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2019-26802
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 18, 2019, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) issued a final judgment in CSC Sugar LLC v. United States, Ct. No. 17-00215, Slip Op. 19-132 (CIT October 18, 2019) (CSC Sugar II), vacating the 2017 amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Duty Investigation on Sugar from Mexico. Commerce is now terminating the amendment consistent with the Court's order.
Sugar From Mexico: Notice of Termination of Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2019-26801
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 18, 2019, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) issued a final judgment in CSC Sugar LLC v. United States, Ct. No. 17-00214, Slip Op. 19-131 (CIT October 18, 2019) (CSC Sugar II), vacating the 2017 amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Countervailing Duty Investigation on Sugar from Mexico. Commerce is now terminating the amendment consistent with the Court's order.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2019-26671
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders and findings with October anniversary dates. In accordance with Commerce's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Dried Tart Cherries From the Republic of Turkey: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2019-26552
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of dried tart cherries (cherries) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey).
Dried Tart Cherries From the Republic of Turkey: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2019-26551
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that dried tart cherries (cherries) from the Republic of Turkey (Turkey) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV).
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2019-26458
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From Taiwan: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2019-26457
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that carbon and alloy steel threaded rod (steel threaded rod) from Taiwan is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. The final estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order and Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-26359
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order and countervailing duty (CVD) order on circular welded austenitic stainless pressure pipe (WSPP) from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping, countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD order and the CVD order.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From Spain: Final No Shipments Determination of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019
Document Number: 2019-26220
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Ercros S.A. (Ercros) had no shipments of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR), June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019.
Honey From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Intent To Rescind of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-26219
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that Jiangsu Runchen Agricultural/Sideline Foodstuff Co., Ltd. (Runchen) did not make a bona fide sale of honey for the period of review (POR) December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018. Therefore, Commerce preliminarily intends to rescind this administrative review. Interested parties are invited to comment on the preliminary results of this review.
Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-26216
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the People's Republic of China (China) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and of material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing this notice of continuation of the AD order.
Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2019-26215
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 20, 2019, the United States Court of International Trade (the Court) sustained the final results of redetermination pertaining to the antidumping duty (AD) administrative review of certain steel threaded rod (STR) from the People's Republic of China (China) covering the period April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the final results of the administrative review and that Commerce is amending the final results with respect to the separate rate status assigned to Gem-Year Industrial Co., Ltd. (Gem-Year).
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From Spain: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018
Document Number: 2019-26142
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that Ercros S.A. (Ercros) did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than fair value during the period of review (POR), June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.
Biodiesel From Argentina: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2019
Document Number: 2019-26141
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on biodiesel from Argentina for the period October 31, 2017, through March 31, 2019.
Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2019-26140
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails (nails) from the People's Republic of China (China) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order.
Welded Stainless Steel Pressure Pipe From Malaysia, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2019-26038
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty (AD) orders on welded stainless steel pressure pipe (WSSPP) from Malaysia, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, Commerce is publishing a notice of continuation of the AD orders.
Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Review; Correction
Document Number: 2019-25653
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 1, 2019, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published a notice of initiation of five-year reviews (sunset reviews). This document serves to correct that notice.
Initiation of Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews
Document Number: 2019-26015
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Commerce) 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 Reviews which covers the same order(s).
Corporation for Travel Promotion Board of Directors
Document Number: 2019-26012
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-02
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 (doing business as 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. This is the third notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. Previous notices for this opportunity were published on Friday, July 19, 2019 and Thursday, September 12, 2019. This Federal Register Notice also adds a fifth sector as the Department is now also seeking a leader with state tourism office experience.