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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 154 / Thursday, August 10, 2006 / Notices deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until publication of the final results of the next administrative review. Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 C.F.R. 351.402(f) 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 double antidumping duties. We are issuing and publishing these preliminary results of administrative review in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act, as well as 19 C.F.R. 351.221(b)(4) and 19 C.F.R. 351.213(d)(4). Dated: August 2, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. 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AGENCY: SUMMARY: On July 28, 2006, the binational panel issued its decision in the review of the final determination made by the International Trade Administration, respecting Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico Final Results of Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, Secretariat File No. USA–MEX–2001–1904–03. The binational panel remanded the redetermination on remand to the International Trade Administration. Copies of the panel decision are available from the U.S. Section of the NAFTA Secretariat. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free-Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) establishes a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of the final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45773 (59 FR 8686). The panel review in this matter has been conducted in accordance with these Rules. Panel Decision: The Panel concluded and ordered the Department as follows: The Department is directed to reconsider its likelihood determination and either issue a determination of no likelihood or give a reasoned analysis to support a conclusion that TAMSA’s dumping is likely to continue or recur. In particular, the Department is directed to explain why TAMSA’s high financial expense ratio is likely to recur considering the decrease in TAMSA’s foreign currency denominated debt during the sunset review period as evidenced by the actual financial expense ratio established in the record of this proceeding. The Department was directed to report the results of its remand decision within 20 days of the date of the opinion, or not later than August 17, 2006. Dated: August 3, 2006. Caratina L. Alston, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


International Trade Administration, North American Free-Trade 
Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews

AGENCY: NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of decision of panel.

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SUMMARY: On July 28, 2006, the binational panel issued its decision in 
the review of the final determination made by the International Trade 
Administration, respecting Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico Final 
Results of Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, Secretariat File 
No. USA-MEX-2001-1904-03. The binational panel remanded the 
redetermination on remand to the International Trade Administration. 
Copies of the panel decision are available from the U.S. Section of the 
NAFTA Secretariat.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caratina L. Alston, United States 
Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, 
Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482-5438.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free-Trade 
Agreement (``Agreement'') establishes a mechanism to replace domestic 
judicial review of the final determinations in antidumping and 
countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with 
review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel 
Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national 
courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine 
whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of 
the country that made the determination.
    Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on 
January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of 
Canada and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for 
Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (``Rules''). These Rules were 
published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). 
The panel review in this matter has been conducted in accordance with 
these Rules.
    Panel Decision: The Panel concluded and ordered the Department as 
follows:
    The Department is directed to reconsider its likelihood 
determination and either issue a determination of no likelihood or give 
a reasoned analysis to support a conclusion that TAMSA's dumping is 
likely to continue or recur. In particular, the Department is directed 
to explain why TAMSA's high financial expense ratio is likely to recur 
considering the decrease in TAMSA's foreign currency denominated debt 
during the sunset review period as evidenced by the actual financial 
expense ratio established in the record of this proceeding.
    The Department was directed to report the results of its remand 
decision within 20 days of the date of the opinion, or not later than 
August 17, 2006.

    Dated: August 3, 2006.
Caratina L. Alston,
United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat.
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