International Trade Commission February 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From China: Determination
Document Number: 2015-04114
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Light Reflectors and Components, Packaging, and Related Advertising Thereof; Notice of Commission Determination Not To Review Initial Determinations Granting Motions To Terminate the Investigation as to the Remaining Respondents; Termination of the Investigation in Its Entirety
Document Number: 2015-04089
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-27
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review: (1) An initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 17) issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') on January 22, 2015, granting a motion to terminate the investigation as to respondents Sinowell (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. and Sinohydro Ltd. (collectively, ``Sinowell''), based on a settlement agreement; and (2) an ID (Order No. 18) issued by the ALJ on January 27, 2015, granting a motion to terminate the investigation as to the remaining respondents based on withdrawal of the amended complaint.
Certain Vision-Based Driver Assistance System Cameras and Components Thereof; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting Complainant's Motion To Terminate the Investigation Based on a Withdrawal of Complaint
Document Number: 2015-03980
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-26
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. 20) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting complainant's motion to terminate the investigation in its entirety based on a withdrawal of complaint.
Silicomanganese From Australia; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigation
Document Number: 2015-03971
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1269 (Preliminary) under section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (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 from Australia of silicomanganese, provided for in subheading 7202.30.00 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 extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by Monday, April 6, 2015. The Commission's views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by Monday, April 13, 2015. For further information concerning the conduct of this investigation and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207).
Trade and Investment Policies in India, 2014-2015
Document Number: 2015-03853
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has rescheduled the public hearing in this investigation from April 7, 2015 to May 5, 2015, in order to allow interested parties to access more recent information in preparing their testimony and pre-hearing briefs and statements.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-03887
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Lithium Metal Oxide Cathode Materials, Lithium-Ion Batteries Containing Same, and Products with Lithium-Ion Batteries Containing Same, DN 3058; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Tetrahydrofurfuryl Alcohol From China; Scheduling of an Expedited Five-Year Review
Document Number: 2015-03863
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Earned Import Allowance Program: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Program for Certain Apparel From the Dominican Republic, Sixth Annual Review
Document Number: 2015-03752
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) has announced its schedule, including deadlines for filing written submissions, in connection with the preparation of its sixth annual review in investigation No. 332-503, Earned Import Allowance Program: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Program for Certain Apparel from the Dominican Republic, Sixth Annual Review.
Certain Footwear Products; Notice of a Commission Determination Not to Review Granting New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.'s Motion To Intervene as a Respondent
Document Number: 2015-03693
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-24
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. 36) of the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') granting New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.'s (``New Balance'') motion to intervene as a respondent in the investigation.
Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From China; Scheduling of the Final Phase of Countervailing Duty and Antidumping Duty Investigations
Document Number: 2015-03680
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-522 and 731-TA-1258 (Final) under sections 705(b) and 731(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 1673d(b)) (the Act) to determine whether 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 subsidized and less-than-fair-value imports from China of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires, provided for in subheadings 4011.10.10, 4011.10.50, 4011.20.10, and 4011.20.50. Tires meeting the scope description may also enter under subheadings 4011.99.45, 4011.99.85, 8708.70.45, and 8708.70.60.\1\
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico and Thailand; Scheduling of Expedited Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2015-03679
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-24
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on prestressed concrete steel wire strand from Brazil, India, Korea, Mexico, and Thailand, and the antidumping finding on prestressed concrete steel wire strand from Japan, as well as revocation of the countervailing duty order on prestressed concrete steel wire strand from India, would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Commodity Matchbooks From India; Scheduling of Expedited Five-year Reviews
Document Number: 2015-03560
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-23
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of expedited reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty and countervailing duty orders on commodity matchbooks from India would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Certain 3G Mobile Handsets and Components Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Granting a Motion of Complainants Interdigital Communications Corp. and Interdigital Technology Corp. To Substitute Parties
Document Number: 2015-03513
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-20
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 53) granting a motion of complainants InterDigital Communications Corp. of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania and InterDigital Technology Corp. of Wilmington, Delaware (collectively, ``InterDigital'') to substitute parties. The Notice of Investigation is amended accordingly.
Certain Light-Emitting Diode Products and Components Thereof Institution of Investigation
Document Number: 2015-03267
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 12, 2015, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Cree, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina. A supplement to the complaint was filed on January 29, 2015. 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 light-emitting diode products and components thereof by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,657,236 (``the '236 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,885,036 (``the '036 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 6,614,056 (``the '056 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,312,474 (``the '474 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 7,976,187 (``the '187 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,766,298 (``the '298 patent''); U.S. Patent No. 8,596,819 (``the '819 patent''); and U.S. Patent No. 8,628,214 (``the '214 patent''), and that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complaint further alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation into the United States, and the sale within the United States after importation, of certain light- emitting diodes and components thereof by reason of false advertising, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Proposed Recommendations Relating to Recommended Modifications in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule To Conform With Amendments to the Harmonized System Recommended by the World Customs Organization, and To Address Other Matters
Document Number: 2015-03236
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-18
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission's ``proposed recommendations'' relating to Investigation No. 1205-11 have been posted on the Commission Web site. Interested Federal agencies and the public are invited to submit written comments on the ``proposed recommendations'' by April 20, 2015.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-03161
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Electronic Products, Including Products with Near Field Communication (``NFC'') System-Level Functionality and/or Battery Power-Up Functionality, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same, DN 3056; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-03105
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Audio Processing Hardware and Software and Products Containing Same, DN 3055; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Sugar From Mexico; Cancellation of Hearing
Document Number: 2015-03104
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-17
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Laser Abraded Denim Garments; Notice of Commission Decision Amending the Notice of Investigation and Extending the Target Date
Document Number: 2015-03010
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-13
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review the presiding administrative law judge's (``ALJ'') initial determination (``ID'') (Order No. 20) granting a motion to amend the complaint and notice of investigation to add new respondents, and to extend the target date for completion of the above-captioned investigation by four months.
Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest
Document Number: 2015-02903
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-12
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has received a complaint entitled Certain Toy Figurines and Toy Sets Containing the Same, DN 3054; the Commission is soliciting comments on any public interest issues raised by the complaint or complainant's filing under section 210.8(b) of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.8(b)).
Certain Soft-Edged Trampolines and Components Thereof Notice of Commission Determination To Review the Final Initial Determination in Part; Schedule for Filing Written Submissions on the Issues Under Review and on Remedy, Public Interest, and Bonding
Document Number: 2015-02782
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to review-in-part the final initial determination issued by the presiding administrative law judge (``ALJ'') in the above-captioned investigation on December 5, 2014. The Commission requests certain briefing from the parties on the 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.
Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From China and Taiwan
Document Number: 2015-02709
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-10
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Certain Multiple Mode Outdoor Grills and Parts Thereof; Commission's Final Determination Finding a Violation of Section 337; Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Orders; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: 2015-02516
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-09
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found a violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), in the unlawful importation, sale for importation, and sale after importation by respondents The Brinkmann Corporation (``Brinkmann'') of Dallas, Texas; Outdoor Leisure Products, Inc. (``OLP'') of Neosho, Missouri; Dongguan Kingsun Enterprises Co., Ltd. (``Kingsun'') of Dongguan City, China; Academy, Ltd. (``Academy'') of Katy, Texas; and Ningbo Huige Outdoor Products Co., Ltd. (``Huige'') of Zhejiang Province, China, of certain multiple mode outdoor grills and parts thereof by reason of infringement of one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,381,712 (``the '712 patent''). The Commission also found defaulted respondent Keesung Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (``Keesung'') of Guangzhou, China in violation pursuant to Section 337(g)(1). The Commission's determination is final, and the investigation is terminated.
Rules of General Application; Investigations Relating to Global and Bilateral Safeguard Actions, Market Disruption, Trade Diversion, and Review of Relief Actions; Investigations With Respect to Commercial Availability of Textile Fabric and Yarn in Sub-Saharan African Countries; Trade Remedy Assistance
Document Number: 2015-02388
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-02-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The United States International Trade Commission (``Commission'') proposes to amend provisions of its Rules of Practice and Procedure concerning the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, the Government in the Sunshine Act, certain investigations, and trade remedy assistance. The proposed amendments are part of the agency's retrospective analysis of its Rules that attempts to determine whether rules should be modified, streamlined, expanded, or repealed so as to make the agency's regulatory program more effective or less burdensome in achieving regulatory objectives. The Commission requests public comment both on the proposed amendments and on its rules in general.
Barium Carbonate From China
Document Number: 2015-02341
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-06
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Polyvinyl Alcohol From China, Japan, and Korea: Revised Schedule for Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2015-02286
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Overview of Cuban Imports of Goods and Services and Effects of U.S. Restrictions
Document Number: 2015-02103
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on December 17, 2014, of a request from the Senate Committee on Finance (Committee) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) instituted investigation No. 332-552, Overview of Cuban Imports of Goods and Services and Effects of U.S. Restrictions.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada and China; Revised Schedule for Full Five-Year Reviews
Document Number: 2015-02077
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Ferrovanadium From China and South Africa; Determinations
Document Number: 2015-02004
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-02-03
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions