Probable Economic Effect of Modifications to DR-CAFTA Rules of Origin and Tariffs for Certain Apparel Goods, 9353-9354 [E7-3539]

Download as PDF rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 40 / Thursday, March 1, 2007 / Notices Commission may take an adverse inference against the party pursuant to section 776(b) of the Act in making its determination in the review. Information to Be Provided in Response to this Notice of Institution: As used below, the term ‘‘firm’’ includes any related firms. (1) The name and address of your firm or entity (including World Wide Web address if available) and name, telephone number, fax number, and Email address of the certifying official. (2) A statement indicating whether your firm/entity is a U.S. producer of the Domestic Like Product, a U.S. union or worker group, a U.S. importer of the Subject Merchandise, a foreign producer or exporter of the Subject Merchandise, a U.S. or foreign trade or business association, or another interested party (including an explanation). If you are a union/worker group or trade/business association, identify the firms in which your workers are employed or which are members of your association. (3) A statement indicating whether your firm/entity is willing to participate in this review by providing information requested by the Commission. (4) A statement of the likely effects of the revocation of the antidumping duty order on the Domestic Industry in general and/or your firm/entity specifically. In your response, please discuss the various factors specified in section 752(a) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1675a(a)) including the likely volume of subject imports, likely price effects of subject imports, and likely impact of imports of Subject Merchandise on the Domestic Industry. (5) A list of all known and currently operating U.S. producers of the Domestic Like Product. Identify any known related parties and the nature of the relationship as defined in section 771(4)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1677(4)(B)). (6) A list of all known and currently operating U.S. importers of the Subject Merchandise and producers of the Subject Merchandise in the Subject Country that currently export or have exported Subject Merchandise to the United States or other countries since the Order Date. (7) If you are a U.S. producer of the Domestic Like Product, provide the following information on your firm’s operations on that product during calendar year 2006 (report quantity data in units and value data in U.S. dollars, f.o.b. plant). If you are a union/worker group or trade/business association, provide the information, on an aggregate basis, for the firms in which your workers are employed/which are members of your association. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:01 Feb 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 (a) Production (quantity) and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total U.S. production of the Domestic Like Product accounted for by your firm’s(s’) production; (b) The quantity and value of U.S. commercial shipments of the Domestic Like Product produced in your U.S. plant(s); and (c) The quantity and value of U.S. internal consumption/company transfers of the Domestic Like Product produced in your U.S. plant(s). (8) If you are a U.S. importer or a trade/business association of U.S. importers of the Subject Merchandise from the Subject Country, provide the following information on your firm’s(s’) operations on that product during calendar year 2006 (report quantity data in units and value data in U.S. dollars). If you are a trade/business association, provide the information, on an aggregate basis, for the firms which are members of your association. (a) The quantity and value (landed, duty-paid but not including antidumping or countervailing duties) of U.S. imports and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total U.S. imports of Subject Merchandise from the Subject Country accounted for by your firm’s(s’) imports; (b) The quantity and value (f.o.b. U.S. port, including antidumping and/or countervailing duties) of U.S. commercial shipments of Subject Merchandise imported from the Subject Country; and (c) The quantity and value (f.o.b. U.S. port, including antidumping and/or countervailing duties) of U.S. internal consumption/company transfers of Subject Merchandise imported from the Subject Country. (9) If you are a producer, an exporter, or a trade/business association of producers or exporters of the Subject Merchandise in the Subject Country, provide the following information on your firm’s(s’) operations on that product during calendar year 2006 (report quantity data in units and value data in U.S. dollars, landed and dutypaid at the U.S. port but not including antidumping or countervailing duties). If you are a trade/business association, provide the information, on an aggregate basis, for the firms which are members of your association. (a) Production (quantity) and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total production of Subject Merchandise in the Subject Country accounted for by your firm’s(s’) production; and (b) The quantity and value of your firm’s(s’) exports to the United States of Subject Merchandise and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9353 exports to the United States of Subject Merchandise from the Subject Country accounted for by your firm’s(s’) exports. (10) Identify significant changes, if any, in the supply and demand conditions or business cycle for the Domestic Like Product that have occurred in the United States or in the market for the Subject Merchandise in the Subject Country since the Order Date, and significant changes, if any, that are likely to occur within a reasonably foreseeable time. Supply conditions to consider include technology; production methods; development efforts; ability to increase production (including the shift of production facilities used for other products and the use, cost, or availability of major inputs into production); and factors related to the ability to shift supply among different national markets (including barriers to importation in foreign markets or changes in market demand abroad). Demand conditions to consider include end uses and applications; the existence and availability of substitute products; and the level of competition among the Domestic Like Product produced in the United States, Subject Merchandise produced in the Subject Country, and such merchandise from other countries. (11) (OPTIONAL) A statement of whether you agree with the above definitions of the Domestic Like Product and Domestic Industry; if you disagree with either or both of these definitions, please explain why and provide alternative definitions. Authority: This review is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.61 of the Commission’s rules. Issued: February 22, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–3536 Filed 2–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. DR–CAFTA–103–016] Probable Economic Effect of Modifications to DR–CAFTA Rules of Origin and Tariffs for Certain Apparel Goods United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Clarification of scope of investigation, change in title, and extension of deadline for filing written submissions. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1 9354 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 40 / Thursday, March 1, 2007 / Notices SUMMARY: The title of the investigation as published in the Federal Register on February 9, 2007 (72 FR 7455) suggests that the Commission will provide advice limited to the probable economic effect of modification of certain rules of origin in the Dominican RepublicCentral America-United States Free Trade Agreement for certain apparel goods of Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic only. However, the text of the notice indicates that the Commission will provide such advice with respect to the probable economic effect of modification of the rules of origin on such apparel goods of all the parties to the agreement. The Commission’s intent to is provide the broader advice. Accordingly, the title of the investigation is amended to delete ‘‘of Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic.’’ To allow additional time for any interested parties who may have been confused by the title, the Commission has extended the deadline for filing written submissions in this investigation from March 2, 2007 to March 16, 2007. All other information in the notice published on February 9, 2007, including with respect to Commission contacts, background information, and requirements for submitting written statements (except for the deadline) remains the same. Issued: February 23, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–3539 Filed 2–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Inv. No. 337–TA–595] In the Matter of Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory Devices and Products Containing Same; Notice of Investigation International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1337. rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 29, 2007, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Renesas Technology Corp., of Tokyo, Japan. A supplemental letter was filed on February 16, 2007. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 in the importation into the VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:01 Feb 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain dynamic random access memory devices and products containing same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,115,344 and 7,116,128. The complaint, as supplemented, further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a permanent exclusion order and permanent cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint and supplement, except for any confidential information contained therein, are available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202–205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained 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 at 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heidi E. Strain, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2006). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on February 22, 2007, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain dynamic random access memory devices and products containing same by reason of PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 infringement of one or more of claims 1 and 8 of U.S. Patent No. 7,115,344 and claims 1 and 5 of U.S. Patent No. 7,116,128, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is— Renesas Technology Corp., Marunouchi Building, 4–1, Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100–6334. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Main Building, 250, Taepyeongno 2ga, Jung-ga, Seoul 100–742, Korea. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 105 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Heidi E. Strain, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 401–R, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Honorable Paul J. Luckern is designated as the presiding administrative law judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of a limited exclusion order or E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 40 (Thursday, March 1, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9353-9354]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-3539]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. DR-CAFTA-103-016]


Probable Economic Effect of Modifications to DR-CAFTA Rules of 
Origin and Tariffs for Certain Apparel Goods

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Clarification of scope of investigation, change in title, and 
extension of deadline for filing written submissions.

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SUMMARY: The title of the investigation as published in the Federal 
Register on February 9, 2007 (72 FR 7455) suggests that the Commission 
will provide advice limited to the probable economic effect of 
modification of certain rules of origin in the Dominican Republic-
Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement for certain apparel 
goods of Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic only. However, the text 
of the notice indicates that the Commission will provide such advice 
with respect to the probable economic effect of modification of the 
rules of origin on such apparel goods of all the parties to the 
agreement. The Commission's intent to is provide the broader advice. 
Accordingly, the title of the investigation is amended to delete ``of 
Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic.'' To allow additional time for 
any interested parties who may have been confused by the title, the 
Commission has extended the deadline for filing written submissions in 
this investigation from March 2, 2007 to March 16, 2007.
    All other information in the notice published on February 9, 2007, 
including with respect to Commission contacts, background information, 
and requirements for submitting written statements (except for the 
deadline) remains the same.

     Issued: February 23, 2007.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-3539 Filed 2-28-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7020-02-P