Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 15112-15113 [E7-5869]

Download as PDF 15112 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 61 / Friday, March 30, 2007 / Notices Dated: March 22, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230. APPENDIX SUBSIDY PROGRAMS ON CHEESE SUBJECT TO AN IN–QUOTA RATE OF DUTY Country Gross1 Subsidy ($/lb) Program(s) 25 European Union Member States3 Canada ............................................ Norway ............................................. .......................................................... .......................................................... Switzerland ...................................... European Union Restitution Payments Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese Indirect (Milk) Subsidy Consumer Subsidy Total Deficiency Payments $ $ $ $ $ $ Net2 Subsidy ($/lb) 0.00 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 $ $ $ $ $ $ 0.00 0.31 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 25 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. 2Defined 3The [FR Doc. E7–5868 Filed 3–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In– Quota Rate of Duty Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maura Jeffords, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3146. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (‘‘the Act’’) requires AGENCY: the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish an annual list and quarterly updates of the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide the Department’s quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period October 1, 2006, through December 31, 2006. Department will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, information on subsidies (as defined in section 702(h) of the Act) being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign governments on articles of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. The This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. The Department encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230. Dated: March 22, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. Appendix Subsidy Programs On Cheese Subject To An In–Quota Rate Of Duty Gross1 Subsidy ($/lb) Country Program(s) 25 European Union Member States3 .............................. Canada ............................................................................ European Union Restitution Payments Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese Indirect (Milk) Subsidy Consumer Subsidy Total Deficiency Payments Norway ............................................................................. .......................................................................................... .......................................................................................... Switzerland ...................................................................... $0.00 $ 0.31 $ 0.00 $ 0.31 $ $ $ $ 1 Defined cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Net2 Subsidy ($/lb) $ $ $ $ 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 3 The 25 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. 2 Defined VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Mar 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 61 / Friday, March 30, 2007 / Notices initiation of the requested review. Alpanil withdrew its request before the 90–day deadline, and Alpanil was the only party to request a review. Therefore, we are rescinding this review of the countervailing duty order on CVP–23 from India covering the period January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005. The Department intends to issue appropriate assessment instructions directly to U.S. Customs and Border Protection 15 days after the date of publication of this rescission. [FR Doc. E7–5869 Filed 3–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–533–839] Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jun Jack Zhao or Sean Carey, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1396 or (202) 482– 3964, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On December 1, 2006, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP–23) from India. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 71 FR 69543 (December 1, 2006). On January 3, 2007, Alpanil Industries (Alpanil), an Indian producer and exporter to the United States of CVP–23, timely requested that the Department conduct an administrative review of Alpanil. On February 2, 2007, the Department published a notice of the initiation of the countervailing duty administrative review of CVP–23 from India for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 72 FR 5005 (February 2, 2007). On March 7, 2007, Alpanil withdrew its request for an administrative review. Notification Regarding APOs This notice also serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (‘‘APO’’) 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. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: March 26, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–5931 Filed 3–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–507–601] Certain Roasted In–Shell Pistachios from Iran: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 2007. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Rescission of Review FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department’s regulations at section 351.213(d)(1) provide that the Department will rescind an administrative review if the party that requested the review withdraws its request for review within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of Darla Brown, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4012, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2849. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Mar 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15113 Background On October 2, 2006, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain roasted in–shell pistachios (roasted pistachios) from Iran for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 71 FR 57920 (October 2, 2006). On October 13, 2006, the California Pistachio Commission (the CPC) requested an administrative review of Tehran Negah– Nima Trading Company, Inc. (Nima), all of the growers and processors of the roasted pistachios that Nima sold in the United States, and the Government of Iran, for the calendar year 2005 period of review. On November 27, 2006, the Department initiated an administrative review of the CVD order on certain roasted pistachios from Iran, covering the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005, and Nima. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 71 FR 68535 (November 27, 2006). Rescission of Review Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), the Secretary will rescind an administrative review, in whole or in part, if a party that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review. On February 20, 2007, the CPC withdrew its request for an administrative review within 90 days of the publication of the notice of initiation of this review. No other interested party requested a review of Nima. Therefore, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), and consistent with its practice, the Department hereby rescinds the administrative review of roasted pistachios from Iran for the period January 1, 2005, to December 31, 2005. The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection 15 days after the publication of this notice of rescission of administrative review. This notice is in accordance with section 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: March 23, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–5863 Filed 3–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 61 (Friday, March 30, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maura Jeffords, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3146.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 
1979 (as amended) (``the Act'') requires the Department of Commerce 
(``the Department'') to determine, in consultation with the Secretary 
of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy 
with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of 
duty, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish an annual 
list and quarterly updates of the type and amount of those subsidies. 
We hereby provide the Department's quarterly update of subsidies on 
articles of cheese that were imported during the period October 1, 
2006, through December 31, 2006.
    The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, information on subsidies (as defined in section 702(h) of 
the Act) being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign 
governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty. 
The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or 
programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which 
information is currently available. The Department will incorporate 
additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and 
additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the 
information is developed.
    The Department encourages any person having information on foreign 
government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to 
an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the 
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230.
    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 
of the Act.

    Dated: March 22, 2007.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.

Appendix

Subsidy Programs On Cheese Subject To An In-Quota Rate Of Duty

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                                                                        Gross\1\ Subsidy ($/  Net\2\ Subsidy ($/
             Country                           Program(s)                       lb)                   lb)
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25 European Union Member          European Union Restitution Payments                  $0.00              $ 0.00
 States\3\......................
Canada..........................   Export Assistance on Certain Types                 $ 0.31              $ 0.31
                                                            of Cheese
Norway..........................              Indirect (Milk) Subsidy                 $ 0.00              $ 0.00
                                                     Consumer Subsidy                 $ 0.00              $ 0.00
                                                                Total                 $ 0.00              $ 0.00
Switzerland.....................                  Deficiency Payments                 $ 0.00              $ 0.00
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\1\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).
\2\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
\3\ The 25 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,
  Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands,
  Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.


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