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Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

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AGENCY:

Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration Department of Commerce.

DATES:

Applicable January 26, 2021.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

John Hoffner, AD/CVD Operations, Office III, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3315.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On November 5, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce), pursuant to section 702(h) of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979, as amended (the Act), published the quarterly update to the annual listing of foreign government subsidies on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty covering the period April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020.[1] In the Second Quarter 2020 Update, we requested that any party that has information on foreign government subsidy programs that benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quote rate of duty submit such information to Commerce.[2] We received no comments, information or requests for consultation from any party.

Pursuant to section 702(h) of the Act, we hereby provide Commerce's update Start Printed Page 7063of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available.

Commerce will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. Commerce encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov Docket No. ITA-2020-0005, “Quarterly Update to Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty.” The materials in the docket will not be edited to remove identifying or contact information, and Commerce cautions against including any information in an electronic submission that the submitter does not want publicly disclosed. Attachments to electronic comments will be accepted in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF formats only. All comments should be addressed to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20230.

This determination and notice are issued in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act.

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Dated: January 19, 2021.

Jeffrey I. Kessler,

Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance.

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Appendix

Subsidy Programs on Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

CountryProgram(s)Gross 3 subsidy ($/lb)Net 4 subsidy ($/lb)
27 European Union Member States 5European Union Restitution Payments$0.00$0.00
CanadaExport Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese0.470.47
NorwayIndirect (Milk) Subsidy0.000.00
Consumer Subsidy0.000.00
Total0.000.00
SwitzerlandDeficiency Payments0.000.00
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Footnotes

1.  See Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 85 FR 70586 (November 5, 2020) (Second Quarter 2020 Update).

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3.  Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).

4.  Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).

5.  The 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden.

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[FR Doc. 2021-01636 Filed 1-25-21; 8:45 am]

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