Activated Carbon From China, 5688 [E6-1403]

Download as PDF 5688 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 22 / Thursday, February 2, 2006 / Notices Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. List of Subjects NAFTA, Rules of origin, Fabrics, Boxer shorts. Issued: January 27, 2006. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E6–1362 Filed 2–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1102 (Preliminary)] Activated Carbon From China United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of antidumping investigation and scheduling of a preliminary phase investigation. hsrobinson on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping investigation No. 731–TA–1102 (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 China of activated carbon, provided for in subheading 3802.10.00 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 investigations in 45 days, or in this case by March 13, 2006. The Commission’s views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by March 20, 2006. 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). EFFECTIVE DATE: January 26, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim McClure (202–205–3191), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:26 Feb 01, 2006 Jkt 208001 Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background. This investigation is being instituted in response to a petition filed on January 26, 2006, by Calgon Carbon Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, and Norit Americas, Inc., Marshall, TX. Participation in the investigation and public service list. Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigation as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Industrial users and (if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level) representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to this investigation upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list. Pursuant to § 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in this investigation available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the investigation under the APO issued in the investigation, provided that the application is made not later than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Conference. The Commission’s Director of Operations has scheduled a conference in connection with this investigation for 9:30 a.m. on February 16, 2006, at the U.S. International Trade PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to participate in the conference should contact Jim McClure (202–205–3191) not later than February 13, 2006, to arrange for their appearance. Parties in support of the imposition of antidumping duties in this investigation and parties in opposition to the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the conference. Written submissions. As provided in §§ 201.8 and 207.15 of the Commission’s rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or before February 22, 2006, a written brief containing information and arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigation. Parties may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the conference no later than three days before the conference. If briefs or written testimony contain BPI, they must conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by § 201.8 of the Commission’s rules, as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, 2002). Even where electronic filing of a document is permitted, certain documents must also be filed in paper form, as specified in II (C) of the Commission’s Handbook on Electronic Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 (November 8, 2002). In accordance with §§ 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to the investigation must be served on all other parties to the investigation (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Authority: This investigation is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to § 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: January 27, 2006. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E6–1403 Filed 2–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 731-TA-1102 (Preliminary)]


Activated Carbon From China

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of antidumping investigation and scheduling of a 
preliminary phase investigation.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an 
investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping 
investigation No. 731-TA-1102 (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 China of activated carbon, provided 
for in subheading 3802.10.00 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 investigations in 45 days, or in this case by March 13, 
2006. The Commission's views are due at Commerce within five business 
days thereafter, or by March 20, 2006.
    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).

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 26, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim McClure (202-205-3191), Office of 
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information 
on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-
1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special 
assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the 
Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information concerning 
the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server 
(http://www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be 
viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://
edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background. This investigation is being instituted in response to a 
petition filed on January 26, 2006, by Calgon Carbon Corporation, 
Pittsburgh, PA, and Norit Americas, Inc., Marshall, TX.
    Participation in the investigation and public service list. Persons 
(other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigation as 
parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the 
Commission, as provided in sections 201.11 and 207.10 of the 
Commission's rules, not later than seven days after publication of this 
notice in the Federal Register. Industrial users and (if the 
merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level) 
representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as 
parties in Commission antidumping investigations. The Secretary will 
prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all 
persons, or their representatives, who are parties to this 
investigation upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of 
appearance.
    Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under 
an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list. Pursuant 
to Sec.  207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the Secretary will make 
BPI gathered in this investigation available to authorized applicants 
representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who 
are parties to the investigation under the APO issued in the 
investigation, provided that the application is made not later than 
seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary 
for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Conference. The Commission's Director of Operations has scheduled a 
conference in connection with this investigation for 9:30 a.m. on 
February 16, 2006, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 
500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to participate in 
the conference should contact Jim McClure (202-205-3191) not later than 
February 13, 2006, to arrange for their appearance. Parties in support 
of the imposition of antidumping duties in this investigation and 
parties in opposition to the imposition of such duties will each be 
collectively allocated one hour within which to make an oral 
presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has testimony that may 
aid the Commission's deliberations may request permission to present a 
short statement at the conference.
    Written submissions. As provided in Sec. Sec.  201.8 and 207.15 of 
the Commission's rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or 
before February 22, 2006, a written brief containing information and 
arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigation. Parties 
may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the 
conference no later than three days before the conference. If briefs or 
written testimony contain BPI, they must conform with the requirements 
of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission's rules. The 
Commission's rules do not authorize filing of submissions with the 
Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent 
permitted by Sec.  201.8 of the Commission's rules, as amended, 67 FR 
68036 (November 8, 2002). Even where electronic filing of a document is 
permitted, certain documents must also be filed in paper form, as 
specified in II (C) of the Commission's Handbook on Electronic Filing 
Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 (November 8, 2002).
    In accordance with Sec. Sec.  201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, 
each document filed by a party to the investigation must be served on 
all other parties to the investigation (as identified by either the 
public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be 
timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing 
without a certificate of service.

    Authority: This investigation is being conducted under authority 
of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published 
pursuant to Sec.  207.12 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: January 27, 2006.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E6-1403 Filed 2-1-06; 8:45 am]
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