Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China, 70059 [E5-6400]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 223 / Monday, November 21, 2005 / Notices pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act.1 As a result of its review, the Department found that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and notified the Dated: November 14, 2005. Commission of the magnitude of the Dennis Puccinelli, margins likely to prevail were the orders Executive Secretary. to be revoked.2 [FR Doc. 05–23009 Filed 11–18–05; 8:45 am] On October 31, 2005, the Commission BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S determined, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on pipe DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and China would be likely to International Trade Administration lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the (A–351–602, A–583–605, A–588–602, A–549– United States within a reasonably 807, A–570–814) foreseeable time. See Carbon Steel Butt– Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, China, Continuation of Antidumping Duty Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand, 70 FR Orders: Certain Carbon Steel Butt– Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, 66847 (November 3, 2005), USITC Publication 3809 (October 2005) Japan, Thailand, and the People’s (Investigations Nos. 731–TA–308–310, Republic of China 520, and 521 (Second Review)). AGENCY: Import Administration, Scope of the Orders International Trade Administration, The products covered by these orders Department of Commerce. are pipe fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, SUMMARY: As a result of the Japan, Thailand, and China. Pipe fittings determinations by the Department of from Brazil, Taiwan, and Japan are Commerce (‘‘Department’’) and the defined as carbon steel butt–weld pipe International Trade Commission fittings, other than couplings, under 14 (‘‘Commission’’) that revocation of these inches in diameter, whether finished or antidumping duty orders would be unfinished, that have been formed in likely to lead to continuation or the shape of elbows, tees, reducer, caps, recurrence of dumping and material etc., and, if forged, have been advanced injury to an industry in the United after forging. These advancements may States, pursuant to section 751(c) of the include any one or more of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the following: coining, heat treatment, shot Act’’), the Department hereby orders the blasting, grinding, die stamping or continuation of the antidumping duty painting. Such merchandise was orders on certain carbon steel butt–weld classifiable under Tariff Schedules of pipe fittings (‘‘pipe fittings’’) from the United States Annotated (‘‘TSUSA’’) Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and the item number 610.8800. These imports People’s Republic of China (‘‘China’’). are currently classifiable under the The Department is publishing notice of Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the the continuation of these antidumping United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) item number duty orders. 7307.93.30. EFFECTIVE DATE: November 21, 2005. Pipe fittings from Thailand and China are defined as carbon steel butt–weld FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: pipe fittings, having an inside diameter Hilary E. Sadler, Esq. or Maureen of less than 14 inches, imported in Flannery, Office 8, Import either finished or unfinished form. Administration, International Trade These formed or forged pipe fittings are Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution used to join sections in piping systems where conditions require permanent, Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4340 or 482–3020, welded connections, as distinguished from fittings based on other fastening respectively. methods (e.g., threaded, grooved, or SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: bolted fittings). These imports are Background time for public inspection at the address Number 1 listed above, and at the U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center, 200 W. Adams Street, Suite 2450, Chicago, IL 60606.’’ On December 1, 2004, the Department initiated and the Commission instituted sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on pipe fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and China VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:51 Nov 18, 2005 Jkt 208001 1 See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 69 FR 69891 (December 1, 2004). 2 See Certain Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and the People’s Republic of China; Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 70 FR 39486 (July 8, 2005). PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70059 currently classifiable under the HTSUS item number 7307.93.30. The TSUSA and HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written description remains dispositive as to the scope of the product coverage for each of these orders. Determination As a result of the determinations by the Department and the Commission that revocation of these antidumping duty orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping duty orders on pipe fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and China. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect antidumping duty deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation for these orders is the date of publication in the Federal Register of this Notice of Continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of these antidumping orders not later than October 2010. These sunset reviews and this continuation notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to 777(i) of the Act. Dated: November 10, 2005. Stephen J. Claeys, Acting Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–6400 Filed 11–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–588–867 Notice of Postponement of Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Metal Calendar Slides from Japan Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) is postponing the preliminary determination in the antidumping duty investigation of metal calendar slides from the Japan from December 6, 2005, until no later than January 25, 2006. This postponement is made pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 223 (Monday, November 21, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 70059]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(A-351-602, A-583-605, A-588-602, A-549-807, A-570-814)


Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders: Certain Carbon Steel 
Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and the 
People's Republic of China

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission 
(``Commission'') that revocation of these antidumping duty orders would 
be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material 
injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(c) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department 
hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping duty orders on 
certain carbon steel butt-weld pipe fittings (``pipe fittings'') from 
Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China 
(``China''). The Department is publishing notice of the continuation of 
these antidumping duty orders.

EFFECTIVE DATE: November 21, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hilary E. Sadler, Esq. or Maureen 
Flannery, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4340 
or 482-3020, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 1, 2004, the Department initiated and the Commission 
instituted sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on pipe 
fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and China pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Act.\1\ As a result of its review, the Department 
found that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would be likely to 
lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and notified the 
Commission of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail were the 
orders to be revoked.\2\
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    \1\ See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 69 FR 
69891 (December 1, 2004).
    \2\ See Certain Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from 
Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China; 
Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping 
Duty Orders, 70 FR 39486 (July 8, 2005).
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    On October 31, 2005, the Commission determined, pursuant to section 
751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on 
pipe fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and China would be 
likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an 
industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See 
Carbon Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Brazil, China, Japan, Taiwan, 
and Thailand, 70 FR 66847 (November 3, 2005), USITC Publication 3809 
(October 2005) (Investigations Nos. 731-TA-308-310, 520, and 521 
(Second Review)).

Scope of the Orders

    The products covered by these orders are pipe fittings from Brazil, 
Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and China. Pipe fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, 
and Japan are defined as carbon steel butt-weld pipe fittings, other 
than couplings, under 14 inches in diameter, whether finished or 
unfinished, that have been formed in the shape of elbows, tees, 
reducer, caps, etc., and, if forged, have been advanced after forging. 
These advancements may include any one or more of the following: 
coining, heat treatment, shot blasting, grinding, die stamping or 
painting. Such merchandise was classifiable under Tariff Schedules of 
the United States Annotated (``TSUSA'') item number 610.8800. These 
imports are currently classifiable under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule 
of the United States (``HTSUS'') item number 7307.93.30.
    Pipe fittings from Thailand and China are defined as carbon steel 
butt-weld pipe fittings, having an inside diameter of less than 14 
inches, imported in either finished or unfinished form. These formed or 
forged pipe fittings are used to join sections in piping systems where 
conditions require permanent, welded connections, as distinguished from 
fittings based on other fastening methods (e.g., threaded, grooved, or 
bolted fittings). These imports are currently classifiable under the 
HTSUS item number 7307.93.30.
    The TSUSA and HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and 
customs purposes. The written description remains dispositive as to the 
scope of the product coverage for each of these orders.

Determination

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the 
Commission that revocation of these antidumping duty orders would be 
likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material 
injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 
751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of 
the antidumping duty orders on pipe fittings from Brazil, Taiwan, 
Japan, Thailand, and China.
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect 
antidumping duty deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry 
for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the 
continuation for these orders is the date of publication in the Federal 
Register of this Notice of Continuation. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) 
of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year 
review of these antidumping orders not later than October 2010.
    These sunset reviews and this continuation notice are in accordance 
with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to 777(i) of the 
Act.

    Dated: November 10, 2005.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Acting Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E5-6400 Filed 11-18-05; 8:45 am]
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