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Department of Commerce Initiates Circumvention Inquiries into Imports of Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, and Indonesia. Departmenrt will  determine if imports of uncoated paper in roll form, which are then converted into sheets of paper after entering the United States, result in circumvention of the existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico (pdf). Because the 2019 suspension agreement is in effect, Commerce is instructing U.S. CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation of entries of all fresh tomatoes from Mexico regardless of the antidumping duties. Any cash deposits associated with the importation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico, which were deposited on or after May 7, 2019, will be refunded.

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Mattresses from China (pdf). Upon publication of the final affirmative AD determination, Commerce will instruct U.S. CBP to collect AD cash deposits equal to the applicable final weighted-average dumping rates

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Refillable Stainless-Steel Kegs from China and Germany (pdf). Upon publication of the final affirmative AD determinations, Commerce will instruct U.S. CBP to collect AD cash deposits. Further, as a result of the affirmative final CVD determination, if the U.S. International Trade Commission makes affirmative injury determinations, Commerce will instruct CBP to resume collection of CVD cash deposits

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Acetone from Singapore and Spain (pdf). Upon publication of the final affirmative determinations, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits based on the applicable final dumping margins

Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Certain Glass Containers from China (pdf). The U.S. International Trade Commission is scheduled to make its preliminary injury determinations on or before November 12, 2019.

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from Thailand (pdf). Upon publication of the final affirmative AD determination, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect AD cash deposits equal to the applicable final weighted-average dumping rates

Subsidy Programs Provided by Countries Exporting Softwood Lumber and Softwood Lumber Products to the United States; Request for Comment. The U.S. Department of Commerce seeks public comment on any subsidies, including stumpage subsidies, provided by certain countries exporting softwood lumber or softwood lumber products to the United States during the period January 1, 2019, through June 30, 2019

Restricting Additional Exports and Reexports to Cuba.  In this final rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to further restrict exports and reexports of items to Cuba

USITC Releases Report Concerning the Economic Effects of Temporary Duty Suspensions and Reductions Enacted in Last Year's Miscellaneous Tariff Bill. The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) report provides a broad assessment of the economic effects of duty suspensions and reductions on U.S. producers, purchasers, and consumers

USTR: Technical Adjustments to Section 301 Action: Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute. Additional duties on products of certain member States of the European Union, effective October 18, 2019

USDA Recognizes Singapore as Free of Foot and Mouth Disease. The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) determined following a thorough review that Singapore is free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), a serious disease of livestock

USDA Issues Notice of Decision to Authorize the Importation of Fresh Guava Fruit from Taiwan into the Continental United States. Phytosanitary measures outlined in the risk mitigation document will minimize the risk of introducing plant pests, including the pathogen Phyllostica psidiicola, into the United States

APHIS Determines Baja California Mexico is Free of Fever Ticks. This determination also means that ruminants imported from the area pose a low risk of exposing ruminants within the United States

U.S. CBP - Enforcement of Copyrights and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The proposed amendments set forth in this document are intended to clarify the definition of "piratical articles," simplify the detention process involving goods suspected of violating the copyright laws, and prescribe new regulations enforcing the DMCA

U.S. CBP Quota Bulletin  QB 19-147 2020 Specialty Sugar Period 2 Results

U.S. CBP Quota Bulletin QB 19-148 Revised Absolute Quota Aluminum Products Fourth Quarter Argentina

U.S. CBP GUIDANCE: Section 301 Tranche 1 Eighth Round of Exclusions CSMS #40330403

U.S. CBP 2019 Q4 Absolute Aluminum Quota Section 232 Quota Limits - Quota Bulletin (QB) 19-148 Revised Absolute Quota Aluminum Products Fourth Quarter Argentina (CSMS #40299553)

U.S. CBP - Additional Duty on Products of the Countries of the European Union Under Large Civil Aircraft Section 301 Trade Remedy Action  (CSMS #40281968)

U.S. CBP - 2019 Q4 Absolute Quota Section 232 Quota Limits (CSMS #40256441)

U.S. CBP - APHIS Reminds Importers to Submit Required Data for APHIS-Regulated Products Valued at Less Than $800 (CSMS #40254550)

Customs Bulletin and DecisionsVol. 53, No. 37, October 16, 2019
General Notices
- Accreditation and Approval of Product Quality Management, LLC (Pasadena, TX) as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
- Accreditation and Approval of Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections (Groves, TX), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
- Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
- Revocation of Five Ruling Letters and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Various Hair Trimmers
- Tariff Classification of Certain Footwear
- Revocation of One Ruling Letter and Revocation of Treatment Relating to the Tariff Classification of Inflatable Guitar
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Mid Continent Steel & Wire, Inc., Plaintiff-Appellant v. United States, Defendant-Appellee PT Enterprise Inc., Pro-Team Coil Nail Enterprise Inc., UnicatchIndustrial Co., Ltd., WTA Interntional Co., Ltd., ZonMon Co., Ltd., Hor Liang Industrial Corporation, President Industrial Inc., Liang Chyuan Industrial Co., Ltd., Defendants-Cross-Appellants
U.S. Court of International Trade
- Home Products International, Inc., Plaintiff, v. United States, Defendant
- Canadian Solar International Limited et al., Plaintiffs and Consolidated Plaintiffs, and Shanghai BYD Co., Ltd. et al., Plaintiff-Intervenors and Consolidated Plaintiff-Intervenors, v. United States, Defendant, and Solar World Americas, Inc. et al., Defendant-Intervenor and Consolidated Defendant-Intervenors

International Trade Administration - Federal Register Notices

  • Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision

  • Certain Steel Nails From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Wooden Cabinets and Vanities and Components Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Postponement of Final Determination and Extension of Provisional Measures

  • Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line and Pressure Pipe (Under 4.5 Inches) From Romania: Final Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018

  • Hydrofluorocarbon Blends From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018

  • Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Italy: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018

  • Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From the Republic of Turkey: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, in Part; Calendar Year 2017

  • Stainless Steel Bar From India: Final Results of Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order; 2017-2018.

  • Certain Glass Containers From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation

  • Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod From Thailand: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Final Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances

  • Acetone From Spain: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Final Determination of No Shipments

  • Certain Glass Containers From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigation

  • Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Acetone From Singapore: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value

  • Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018

  • Glycine From Thailand: Antidumping Duty Order

  • Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Rescission, in Part, 2017

  • Certain Uncoated Paper Products From Australia, Brazil, the People's Republic of China, and Indonesia: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

  • Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission, in Part; 2017-2018

  • Dioctyl Terephthalate From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From Italy: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018-2019

  • Certain New Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires from the People's Republic of China; 2012-2013: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review

  • Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2017

  • Large Power Transformers From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

  • Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Preliminary Determination of No Shipments; 2017-2018

  • Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2017-2018

International Trade Commission - Federal Register Notices

  • Certain Graphics Systems, Components Thereof, and Consumer Products Containing the Same; Commission Determination To Institute a Modification Proceeding; Modification of the Limited Exclusion Order; and Termination of the Proceeding

  • Certain Carburetors and Products Containing Such Carburetors; Commission Decision To Review in Part an Initial Determination Finding Complainant Failed To Satisfy the Economic Prong of the Domestic Industry Requirement; Termination of the Investigation

  • Certain Powered Cover Plates; Commission Determination To Review in Part and To Remand a Final Initial Determination

  • Certain Touch-Controlled Mobile Devices, Computers, and Components Thereof; Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Amending the Complaint and Notice of Investigation To Substitute Respondents Dell Inc. and Dell Products LP for Respondent Dell Technologies Inc.

  • Certain wireless communication devices, and related components thereof; Institution of Investigation

  • Certain Foldable Reusable Drinking Straws and Components Thereof; Notice of Receipt of Complaint; Solicitation of Comments Relating to the Public Interest

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