Notice of Final Results of Changed Circumstances Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from the Republic of Korea, 37906-37908 [E6-10387]

Download as PDF 37906 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 127 / Monday, July 3, 2006 / Notices subject merchandise to the United States during the POR, a fact which the Department confirmed by conducting an inquiry with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’). Therefore, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(3), and consistent with the Preliminary Results, we are rescinding this review with respect to Facor. Final Results of the Review These final results remain unchanged from the Preliminary Results. We provided an opportunity for parties to comment on our preliminary results and received no comments. Therefore, we find that the following percentage margin exists for the period February 1, 2004, through January 31, 2005: Exporter/Manufacturer Chandan Steel, Ltd. ...... Margin 21.02 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Assessment Rates The Department shall determine, and CBP shall assess, antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. For Chandan, we will instruct CBP to liquidate entries at the rate indicated above. The Department will issue appropriate assessment instructions directly to the CBP within 15 days of publication of these final results of review. In accordance with the Department’s clarification of its assessment policy (see Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003)), in the event any entries were made during the period of review through intermediaries under the CBP case number for Facor, the Department will instruct CBP to liquidate such entries at the all–others rate in effect on the date of entry. Cash Deposit Rates The following antidumping duty deposits will be required on all shipments of SSB from India entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, effective on or after the publication date of these final results of administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(1) of the Act: (1) the cash deposit rates for the reviewed company will be the rate listed above (except no cash deposit will be required if a company’s weighted–average margin is de minimis, i.e., less than 0.5 percent); (2) for previously reviewed or investigated companies not listed above, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company–specific rate published for the most recent period; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, the previous review, or the original investigation, but the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:12 Jun 30, 2006 Jkt 208001 manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent period for the manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) if neither the exporter nor the manufacturer is a firm covered in this or any previous reviews, the cash deposit rate will be 12.45 percent, the ‘‘all others’’ rate established in the less than fair value investigation. See Stainless Steel Bar from India; Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 59 FR 66915 (December 28, 1994). These cash deposit requirements shall remain in effect until publication of the final results of the next administrative review. Notification to Importers This notice serves as a final reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of doubled antidumping duties. Notification Regarding APOs This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (‘‘APOs’’) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305, which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/ destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing these results of review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: June 27, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–10386 Filed 6–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (A–580–834) Notice of Final Results of Changed Circumstances Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from the Republic of Korea Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 12, 2006, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice of initiation and preliminary results of its changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel sheet and strip in coils (SSSSC) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). See Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Antidumping Duty Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from the Republic of Korea, 71 FR 27680 (May 12, 2006) (Preliminary Results). We have now completed that review. For these final results, as in the Preliminary Results, we determine that: 1) Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai) is the successor–in-interest to INI Steel Company (INI), formerly Inchon Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. (Inchon), a respondent in the less–than-fair–value (LTFV) investigation; and 2) SSSSC produced and exported by Hyundai should be excluded from the antidumping duty order. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 10, 2006 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irina Itkin or Brianne Riker, AD/CVD Operations, Office 2, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–0656 and (202) 482–0629, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On July 27, 1999, the Department published in the Federal Register (64 FR 40555) the antidumping duty order on SSSSC from Korea. Inchon was excluded from the order because its dumping margin was de minimis in the LTFV investigation. In 2001, INI requested that the Department conduct a changed circumstances review to confirm that INI was the successor–ininterest to Inchon. On June 28, 2002, the Department found that INI was the successor–in-interest to Inchon and that INI should be excluded from the antidumping duty order on SSSSC from E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 127 / Monday, July 3, 2006 / Notices Korea consistent with the exclusion determination for Inchon in the LTFV investigation. See Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Final Results of Changed Circumstances Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 67 FR 43583 (June 28, 2002). On March 22, 2006, Hyundai submitted a written request that the Department conduct a changed circumstances review to confirm that Hyundai is the successor–in-interest to INI and that subject merchandise produced by this entity should not be subject to antidumping duties. On May 12, 2006, the Department published a notice of initiation and preliminary results of its changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on SSSSC from Korea. See Preliminary Results. In that determination, we preliminarily found that Hyundai is the successor–ininterest to INI. Interested parties were invited to comment on the preliminary results. No party submitted comments. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Scope of Order The products covered are certain stainless steel sheet and strip in coils. Stainless steel is an alloy steel containing, by weight, 1.2 percent or less of carbon and 10.5 percent or more of chromium, with or without other elements. The subject sheet and strip is a flat–rolled product in coils that is greater than 9.5 millimeters in width and less than 4.75 millimeters in thickness, and that is annealed or otherwise heat treated and pickled or otherwise descaled. The subject sheet and strip may also be further processed (e.g., cold–rolled, polished, aluminized, coated, etc.) provided that it maintains the specific dimensions of sheet and strip following such processing. The merchandise subject to this order is classified in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) at subheadings: 7219.13.0031, 7219.13.0051, 7219.13.0071, 7219.1300.81,1 7219.14.0030, 7219.14.0065, 7219.14.0090, 7219.32.0005, 7219.32.0020, 7219.32.0025, 7219.32.0035, 7219.32.0036, 7219.32.0038, 7219.32.0042, 7219.32.0044, 7219.33.0005, 7219.33.0020, 7219.33.0025, 7219.33.0035, 7219.33.0036, 7219.33.0038, 7219.33.0042, 7219.33.0044, 7219.34.0005, 7219.34.0020, 7219.34.0025, 7219.34.0030, 1 Due to changes to the HTSUS numbers in 2001, 7219.13.0030, 7219.13.0050, 7219.13.0070, and 7219.13.0080 are now 7219.13.0031, 7219.13.0051, 7219.13.0071, and 7219.13.0081, respectively. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:12 Jun 30, 2006 Jkt 208001 7219.34.0035, 7219.35.0005, 7219.35.0015, 7219.35.0030, 7219.35.0035, 7219.90.0010, 7219.90.0020, 7219.90.0025, 7219.90.0060, 7219.90.0080, 7220.12.1000, 7220.12.5000, 7220.20.1010, 7220.20.1015, 7220.20.1060, 7220.20.1080, 7220.20.6005, 7220.20.6010, 7220.20.6015, 7220.20.6060, 7220.20.6080, 7220.20.7005, 7220.20.7010, 7220.20.7015, 7220.20.7060, 7220.20.7080, 7220.20.8000, 7220.20.9030, 7220.20.9060, 7220.90.0010, 7220.90.0015, 7220.90.0060, and 7220.90.0080. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the Department’s written description of the merchandise subject to the order is dispositive. Excluded from the scope of this order are the following: 1) sheet and strip that is not annealed or otherwise heat treated and pickled or otherwise descaled; 2) sheet and strip that is cut to length; 3) plate (i.e., flat–rolled stainless steel products of a thickness of 4.75 millimeters or more); 4) flat wire (i.e., cold–rolled sections, with a prepared edge, rectangular in shape, of a width of not more than 9.5 millimeters); and 5) razor blade steel. Razor blade steel is a flat–rolled product of stainless steel, not further worked than cold–rolled (coldreduced), in coils, of a width of not more than 23 millimeters and a thickness of 0.266 millimeters or less, containing, by weight, 12.5 to 14.5 percent chromium, and certified at the time of entry to be used in the manufacture of razor blades. See Chapter 72 of the HTSUS, ‘‘Additional U.S. Note’’ 1(d). Flapper valve steel is also excluded from the scope. Flapper valve steel is defined as stainless steel strip in coils containing, by weight, between 0.37 and 0.43 percent carbon, between 1.15 and 1.35 percent molybdenum, and between 0.20 and 0.80 percent manganese. This steel also contains, by weight, phosphorus of 0.025 percent or less, silicon of between 0.20 and 0.50 percent, and sulfur of 0.020 percent or less. The product is manufactured by means of vacuum arc remelting, with inclusion controls for sulphide of no more than 0.04 percent and for oxide of no more than 0.05 percent. Flapper valve steel has a tensile strength of between 210 and 300 ksi, yield strength of between 170 and 270 ksi, 8 ksi, and a hardness (Hv) of between 460 and 590. Flapper valve steel is most commonly used to produce specialty flapper valves in compressors. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37907 Also excluded is a product referred to as suspension foil, a specialty steel product that is used in the manufacture of suspension assemblies for computer disk drives. Suspension foil is described as 302/304 grade or 202 grade stainless steel of a thickness between 14 and 127 microns, with a thickness tolerance of 2.01 microns, and surface glossiness of 200 to 700 percent Gs. Suspension foil must be supplied in coil widths of not more than 407 millimeters, and with a mass of 225 kilograms or less. Roll marks may only be visible on one side, with no scratches of measurable depth. The material must exhibit residual stresses of two millimeter depth. The material must exhibit residual stresses of two millimeters maximum deflection, and flatness of 1.6 millimeters over 685 millimeters length. Certain stainless steel foil for automotive catalytic converters is also excluded from the scope of this order. This stainless steel strip in coils is a specialty foil with a thickness of between 20 and 110 microns used to produce a metallic substrate with a honeycomb structure for use in automotive catalytic converters. The steel contains, by weight, carbon of no more than 0.030 percent, silicon of no more than one percent, manganese of no more than one percent, chromium of between 19 and 22 percent, aluminum of no less than 5.0 percent, phosphorus of no more than 0.045 percent, sulfur of no more than 0.03 percent, lanthanum of less than 0.002 or greater than 0.05 percent, and total rare earth elements of more than 0.06 percent, with the balance iron. Permanent magnet iron–chromiumcobalt alloy stainless strip is also excluded from the scope of this order. This ductile stainless steel strip contains, by weight, 26 to 30 percent chromium, and seven to 10 percent cobalt, with the remainder of iron, in widths 228.6 millimeters or less, and a thickness between 0.127 and 1.270 millimeters. It exhibits magnetic remanence between 9,000 and 12,000 gauss, and a coercivity of between 50 and 300 oersteds. This product is most commonly used in electronic sensors and is currently available under proprietary trade names such as ‘‘Arnokrome III.’’2 Certain electrical resistance alloy steel is also excluded from the scope of this order. This product is defined as a non– magnetic stainless steel manufactured to American Society of Testing and Materials specification B344 and containing, by weight, 36 percent 2 ‘‘Arnokrome III’’ is a trademark of the Arnold Engineering Company. E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 37908 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 127 / Monday, July 3, 2006 / Notices nickel, 18 percent chromium, and 46 percent iron, and is most notable for its resistance to high temperature corrosion. It has a melting point of 1,390 degrees Celsius and displays a creep rupture limit of four kilograms per square millimeter at 1,000 degrees Celsius. This steel is most commonly used in the production of heating ribbons for circuit breakers and industrial furnaces, and in rheostats for railway locomotives. The product is currently available under proprietary trade names such as ‘‘Gilphy 36.’’3 Certain martensitic precipitation– hardenable stainless steel is also excluded from the scope of this order. This high–strength, ductile stainless steel product is designated under the Unified Numbering System as S45500– grade steel, and contains, by weight, 11 to 13 percent chromium, and seven to 10 percent nickel. Carbon, manganese, silicon and molybdenum each comprise, by weight, 0.05 percent or less, with phosphorus and sulfur each comprising, by weight, 0.03 percent or less. This steel has copper, niobium, and titanium added to achieve aging, and will exhibit yield strengths as high as 1,700 Mpa and ultimate tensile strengths as high as 1,750 Mpa after aging, with elongation percentages of 3 percent or less in 50 millimeters. It is generally provided in thicknesses between 0.635 and 0.787 millimeters, and in widths of 25.4 millimeters. This product is most commonly used in the manufacture of television tubes and is currently available under proprietary trade names such as ‘‘Durphynox 17.’’4 Finally, three specialty stainless steels typically used in certain industrial blades and surgical and medical instruments are also excluded from the scope of this order. These include stainless steel strip in coils used in the production of textile cutting tools (e.g., carpet knives).5 This steel is similar to AISI grade 420 but containing, by weight, 0.5 to 0.7 percent of molybdenum. The steel also contains, by weight, carbon of between 1.0 and 1.1 percent, sulfur of 0.020 percent or less, and includes between 0.20 and 0.30 percent copper and between 0.20 and 0.50 percent cobalt. This steel is sold under proprietary names such as ‘‘GIN4 Mo.’’ The second excluded stainless steel strip in coils is similar to AISI 420–J2 and contains, by weight, carbon of between 0.62 and 0.70 percent, silicon of between 0.20 and 0.50 percent, manganese of between 3 ‘‘Gilphy 36’’ is a trademark of Imphy, S.A. 17’’ is a trademark of Imphy, S.A. 5 This list of uses is illustrative and provided for descriptive purposes only. 4 ‘‘Durphynox VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:12 Jun 30, 2006 Jkt 208001 0.45 and 0.80 percent, phosphorus of no more than 0.025 percent, and sulfur of no more than 0.020 percent. This steel has a carbide density on average of 100 carbide particles per 100 square microns. An example of this product is ‘‘GIN5’’ steel. The third specialty steel has a chemical composition similar to AISI 420 F, with carbon of between 0.37 and 0.43 percent, molybdenum of between 1.15 and 1.35 percent, but lower manganese of between 0.20 and 0.80 percent, phosphorus of no more than 0.025 percent, silicon of between 0.20 and 0.50 percent, and sulfur of no more than 0.020 percent. This product is supplied with a hardness of more than Hv 500 guaranteed after customer processing, and is supplied as, for example, ‘‘GIN6.’’ Final Results of Review Based on our analysis in the Preliminary Results, we find that Hyundai is the successor–in-interest to INI. Based on evidence on the record, we find that Hyundai’s organizational structure, management, production facilities, supplier relationships, and customers have remained essentially unchanged since its name change from INI. Further, we find that Hyundai operates as the same business entity as INI. Because INI is excluded from the antidumping duty order on SSSSC from Korea, we will apply this determination retroactively and will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to liquidate, without regard to antidumping duties, all unliquidated entries of subject merchandise produced and exported by Hyundai, and entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after March 10, 2006, the date of INI’s name change to Hyundai, in accordance with past precedent. See Stainless Steel Wire Rod from Italy: Notice of Final Results of Changed Circumstances Antidumping Duty Review, 71 FR 24643 (Apr. 26, 2006); Certain Hot–Rolled Lead and Bismuth Carbon Steel Products from the United Kingdom: Final Results of Changed–Circumstances Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 64 FR 66880 (Nov. 30, 1999). Notification This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APOs) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 352.305(a)(3). Timely notification of the return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. This determination and notice are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(b)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.216. Dated: June 27, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–10387 Filed 6–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Notice of Intent To Conduct Restoration Planning National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), along with the other natural resource trustees, has determined that the impacts of the November 26, 2004, discharge of crude oil from the M/T ATHOS I (Athos), over which such trustees have jurisdiction, warrant conducting a natural resource damage assessment that will include restoration planning. NOAA is hereby providing notice of efforts to plan restoration actions for injuries resulting from this incident. The purpose of this restoration planning is to evaluate potential injuries to natural resources and services, and use that information to determine the need for and scale of restoration actions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, contact Jim Hoff at: NOAA, Damage Assessment Center, Room 10218, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910–3281, 301– 713–3038, x 188 (ph), 301–713–4387 (fax), James.Hoff@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 26, 2004, the Athos, registered under the flag of Cyprus, owned by Frescati Shipping Company, Ltd., and operated by Taskos Shipping and Trading, discharged approximately 264,000 gallons of crude oil into the Delaware river and nearby tributaries. The owner and operator of the vessel may be ‘‘Responsible Parties’’ for this incident as defined by the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) 33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq. The final determination of liability for this incident is being considered by the U.S. Coast Guard. Numerous natural resources, including aquatic habitat and animals and the recreational uses they support, were exposed to the toxic and smothering effects of the oil discharged from the Athos. Adult and larval fish and shellfish, including the federallyAGENCY: E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(A-580-834)


Notice of Final Results of Changed Circumstances Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from 
the Republic of Korea

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On May 12, 2006, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published a notice of initiation and preliminary results of its changed 
circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel 
sheet and strip in coils (SSSSC) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). 
See Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed 
Circumstances Antidumping Duty Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip 
in Coils from the Republic of Korea, 71 FR 27680 (May 12, 2006) 
(Preliminary Results). We have now completed that review. For these 
final results, as in the Preliminary Results, we determine that: 1) 
Hyundai Steel Company (Hyundai) is the successor-in-interest to INI 
Steel Company (INI), formerly Inchon Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. (Inchon), 
a respondent in the less-than-fair-value (LTFV) investigation; and 2) 
SSSSC produced and exported by Hyundai should be excluded from the 
antidumping duty order.

EFFECTIVE DATE: March 10, 2006

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irina Itkin or Brianne Riker, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 2, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482-0656 
and (202) 482-0629, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On July 27, 1999, the Department published in the Federal Register 
(64 FR 40555) the antidumping duty order on SSSSC from Korea. Inchon 
was excluded from the order because its dumping margin was de minimis 
in the LTFV investigation. In 2001, INI requested that the Department 
conduct a changed circumstances review to confirm that INI was the 
successor-in-interest to Inchon. On June 28, 2002, the Department found 
that INI was the successor-in-interest to Inchon and that INI should be 
excluded from the antidumping duty order on SSSSC from

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Korea consistent with the exclusion determination for Inchon in the 
LTFV investigation. See Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from 
the Republic of Korea: Notice of Final Results of Changed Circumstances 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 67 FR 43583 (June 28, 2002).
    On March 22, 2006, Hyundai submitted a written request that the 
Department conduct a changed circumstances review to confirm that 
Hyundai is the successor-in-interest to INI and that subject 
merchandise produced by this entity should not be subject to 
antidumping duties.
    On May 12, 2006, the Department published a notice of initiation 
and preliminary results of its changed circumstances review of the 
antidumping duty order on SSSSC from Korea. See Preliminary Results. In 
that determination, we preliminarily found that Hyundai is the 
successor-in-interest to INI. Interested parties were invited to 
comment on the preliminary results. No party submitted comments.

Scope of Order

    The products covered are certain stainless steel sheet and strip in 
coils. Stainless steel is an alloy steel containing, by weight, 1.2 
percent or less of carbon and 10.5 percent or more of chromium, with or 
without other elements. The subject sheet and strip is a flat-rolled 
product in coils that is greater than 9.5 millimeters in width and less 
than 4.75 millimeters in thickness, and that is annealed or otherwise 
heat treated and pickled or otherwise descaled. The subject sheet and 
strip may also be further processed (e.g., cold-rolled, polished, 
aluminized, coated, etc.) provided that it maintains the specific 
dimensions of sheet and strip following such processing.
    The merchandise subject to this order is classified in the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) at subheadings: 
7219.13.0031, 7219.13.0051, 7219.13.0071, 7219.1300.81,\1\ 
7219.14.0030, 7219.14.0065, 7219.14.0090, 7219.32.0005, 7219.32.0020, 
7219.32.0025, 7219.32.0035, 7219.32.0036, 7219.32.0038, 7219.32.0042, 
7219.32.0044, 7219.33.0005, 7219.33.0020, 7219.33.0025, 7219.33.0035, 
7219.33.0036, 7219.33.0038, 7219.33.0042, 7219.33.0044, 7219.34.0005, 
7219.34.0020, 7219.34.0025, 7219.34.0030, 7219.34.0035, 7219.35.0005, 
7219.35.0015, 7219.35.0030, 7219.35.0035, 7219.90.0010, 7219.90.0020, 
7219.90.0025, 7219.90.0060, 7219.90.0080, 7220.12.1000, 7220.12.5000, 
7220.20.1010, 7220.20.1015, 7220.20.1060, 7220.20.1080, 7220.20.6005, 
7220.20.6010, 7220.20.6015, 7220.20.6060, 7220.20.6080, 7220.20.7005, 
7220.20.7010, 7220.20.7015, 7220.20.7060, 7220.20.7080, 7220.20.8000, 
7220.20.9030, 7220.20.9060, 7220.90.0010, 7220.90.0015, 7220.90.0060, 
and 7220.90.0080. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes, the Department's written description 
of the merchandise subject to the order is dispositive.
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    Excluded from the scope of this order are the following: 1) sheet 
and strip that is not annealed or otherwise heat treated and pickled or 
otherwise descaled; 2) sheet and strip that is cut to length; 3) plate 
(i.e., flat-rolled stainless steel products of a thickness of 4.75 
millimeters or more); 4) flat wire (i.e., cold-rolled sections, with a 
prepared edge, rectangular in shape, of a width of not more than 9.5 
millimeters); and 5) razor blade steel. Razor blade steel is a flat-
rolled product of stainless steel, not further worked than cold-rolled 
(cold- reduced), in coils, of a width of not more than 23 millimeters 
and a thickness of 0.266 millimeters or less, containing, by weight, 
12.5 to 14.5 percent chromium, and certified at the time of entry to be 
used in the manufacture of razor blades. See Chapter 72 of the HTSUS, 
``Additional U.S. Note'' 1(d).
    Flapper valve steel is also excluded from the scope. Flapper valve 
steel is defined as stainless steel strip in coils containing, by 
weight, between 0.37 and 0.43 percent carbon, between 1.15 and 1.35 
percent molybdenum, and between 0.20 and 0.80 percent manganese. This 
steel also contains, by weight, phosphorus of 0.025 percent or less, 
silicon of between 0.20 and 0.50 percent, and sulfur of 0.020 percent 
or less. The product is manufactured by means of vacuum arc remelting, 
with inclusion controls for sulphide of no more than 0.04 percent and 
for oxide of no more than 0.05 percent. Flapper valve steel has a 
tensile strength of between 210 and 300 ksi, yield strength of between 
170 and 270 ksi, 8 ksi, and a hardness (Hv) of between 460 and 590. 
Flapper valve steel is most commonly used to produce specialty flapper 
valves in compressors.
    Also excluded is a product referred to as suspension foil, a 
specialty steel product that is used in the manufacture of suspension 
assemblies for computer disk drives. Suspension foil is described as 
302/304 grade or 202 grade stainless steel of a thickness between 14 
and 127 microns, with a thickness tolerance of 2.01 microns, and 
surface glossiness of 200 to 700 percent Gs. Suspension foil must be 
supplied in coil widths of not more than 407 millimeters, and with a 
mass of 225 kilograms or less. Roll marks may only be visible on one 
side, with no scratches of measurable depth. The material must exhibit 
residual stresses of two millimeter depth. The material must exhibit 
residual stresses of two millimeters maximum deflection, and flatness 
of 1.6 millimeters over 685 millimeters length.
    Certain stainless steel foil for automotive catalytic converters is 
also excluded from the scope of this order. This stainless steel strip 
in coils is a specialty foil with a thickness of between 20 and 110 
microns used to produce a metallic substrate with a honeycomb structure 
for use in automotive catalytic converters. The steel contains, by 
weight, carbon of no more than 0.030 percent, silicon of no more than 
one percent, manganese of no more than one percent, chromium of between 
19 and 22 percent, aluminum of no less than 5.0 percent, phosphorus of 
no more than 0.045 percent, sulfur of no more than 0.03 percent, 
lanthanum of less than 0.002 or greater than 0.05 percent, and total 
rare earth elements of more than 0.06 percent, with the balance iron.
    Permanent magnet iron-chromium-cobalt alloy stainless strip is also 
excluded from the scope of this order. This ductile stainless steel 
strip contains, by weight, 26 to 30 percent chromium, and seven to 10 
percent cobalt, with the remainder of iron, in widths 228.6 millimeters 
or less, and a thickness between 0.127 and 1.270 millimeters. It 
exhibits magnetic remanence between 9,000 and 12,000 gauss, and a 
coercivity of between 50 and 300 oersteds. This product is most 
commonly used in electronic sensors and is currently available under 
proprietary trade names such as ``Arnokrome III.''\2\
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    Certain electrical resistance alloy steel is also excluded from the 
scope of this order. This product is defined as a non-magnetic 
stainless steel manufactured to American Society of Testing and 
Materials specification B344 and containing, by weight, 36 percent

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nickel, 18 percent chromium, and 46 percent iron, and is most notable 
for its resistance to high temperature corrosion. It has a melting 
point of 1,390 degrees Celsius and displays a creep rupture limit of 
four kilograms per square millimeter at 1,000 degrees Celsius. This 
steel is most commonly used in the production of heating ribbons for 
circuit breakers and industrial furnaces, and in rheostats for railway 
locomotives. The product is currently available under proprietary trade 
names such as ``Gilphy 36.''\3\
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    Certain martensitic precipitation-hardenable stainless steel is 
also excluded from the scope of this order. This high-strength, ductile 
stainless steel product is designated under the Unified Numbering 
System as S45500-grade steel, and contains, by weight, 11 to 13 percent 
chromium, and seven to 10 percent nickel. Carbon, manganese, silicon 
and molybdenum each comprise, by weight, 0.05 percent or less, with 
phosphorus and sulfur each comprising, by weight, 0.03 percent or less. 
This steel has copper, niobium, and titanium added to achieve aging, 
and will exhibit yield strengths as high as 1,700 Mpa and ultimate 
tensile strengths as high as 1,750 Mpa after aging, with elongation 
percentages of 3 percent or less in 50 millimeters. It is generally 
provided in thicknesses between 0.635 and 0.787 millimeters, and in 
widths of 25.4 millimeters. This product is most commonly used in the 
manufacture of television tubes and is currently available under 
proprietary trade names such as ``Durphynox 17.''\4\
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    Finally, three specialty stainless steels typically used in certain 
industrial blades and surgical and medical instruments are also 
excluded from the scope of this order. These include stainless steel 
strip in coils used in the production of textile cutting tools (e.g., 
carpet knives).\5\ This steel is similar to AISI grade 420 but 
containing, by weight, 0.5 to 0.7 percent of molybdenum. The steel also 
contains, by weight, carbon of between 1.0 and 1.1 percent, sulfur of 
0.020 percent or less, and includes between 0.20 and 0.30 percent 
copper and between 0.20 and 0.50 percent cobalt. This steel is sold 
under proprietary names such as ``GIN4 Mo.'' The second excluded 
stainless steel strip in coils is similar to AISI 420-J2 and contains, 
by weight, carbon of between 0.62 and 0.70 percent, silicon of between 
0.20 and 0.50 percent, manganese of between 0.45 and 0.80 percent, 
phosphorus of no more than 0.025 percent, and sulfur of no more than 
0.020 percent. This steel has a carbide density on average of 100 
carbide particles per 100 square microns. An example of this product is 
``GIN5'' steel. The third specialty steel has a chemical composition 
similar to AISI 420 F, with carbon of between 0.37 and 0.43 percent, 
molybdenum of between 1.15 and 1.35 percent, but lower manganese of 
between 0.20 and 0.80 percent, phosphorus of no more than 0.025 
percent, silicon of between 0.20 and 0.50 percent, and sulfur of no 
more than 0.020 percent. This product is supplied with a hardness of 
more than Hv 500 guaranteed after customer processing, and is supplied 
as, for example, ``GIN6.''
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Final Results of Review

    Based on our analysis in the Preliminary Results, we find that 
Hyundai is the successor-in-interest to INI. Based on evidence on the 
record, we find that Hyundai's organizational structure, management, 
production facilities, supplier relationships, and customers have 
remained essentially unchanged since its name change from INI. Further, 
we find that Hyundai operates as the same business entity as INI. 
Because INI is excluded from the antidumping duty order on SSSSC from 
Korea, we will apply this determination retroactively and will instruct 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection to liquidate, without regard to 
antidumping duties, all unliquidated entries of subject merchandise 
produced and exported by Hyundai, and entered, or withdrawn from 
warehouse, for consumption on or after March 10, 2006, the date of 
INI's name change to Hyundai, in accordance with past precedent. See 
Stainless Steel Wire Rod from Italy: Notice of Final Results of Changed 
Circumstances Antidumping Duty Review, 71 FR 24643 (Apr. 26, 2006); 
Certain Hot-Rolled Lead and Bismuth Carbon Steel Products from the 
United Kingdom: Final Results of Changed-Circumstances Antidumping and 
Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 64 FR 66880 (Nov. 30, 
1999).

Notification

    This notice also serves as a final reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (APOs) of their responsibility 
concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 352.305(a)(3). Timely notification of the 
return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial 
protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the 
regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation.
    This determination and notice are issued and published in 
accordance with sections 751(b)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.216.

    Dated: June 27, 2006.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E6-10387 Filed 6-30-06; 8:45 am]
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