On the basis of the record 
developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (“Commission”) determines, pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (“the Act”), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of vertical metal file cabinets (“VMFCs”) from China, provided for in subheadings 9403.10.00 and 9403.20.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the U.S. Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (“LTFV”), and to be subsidized by the government of China.
The Commission, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)), instituted these investigations effective April 30, 2019, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce by Hirsh Industries LLC, Des Moines, Iowa. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of VMFCs from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sold at LTFV within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission's investigations and of a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register on August 21, 2019 (84 FR 43613). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on October 8, 2019, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel.
The Commission made these determinations pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)). It completed and filed its determinations in these investigations on December 2, 2019. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4995 (December 2019), entitled Vertical Metal File Cabinets from China: Investigation Nos. 701-TA-623 and 731-TA-1449 (Final).
By order of the Commission.
Issued: December 2, 2019.
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-26318 Filed 12-5-19; 8:45 am]
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