Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia; Final Results of the Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 16767-16768 [E7-6398]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 65 / Thursday, April 5, 2007 / Notices the Department initiated a sales below cost of production investigation in the instant review of CMC from the Netherlands. See January 22, 2007, memorandum to Richard Weible, regarding Petitioner’s allegation of sales below the cost of production in the review of CMC from the Netherlands. On January 24, 2007, the Department initiated a sales below cost of Dated: March 23, 2007. production investigation in the instant Stephen J. Claeys, review of CMC from Sweden. See Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import January 24, 2007, memorandum to Administration. Richard Weible, regarding Petitioner’s [FR Doc. E7–6405 Filed 4–4–07; 8:45 am] allegation of sales below the cost of BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S production in the review of CMC from Sweden. On February 5, 2007, the DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Department initiated a sales below cost of production investigation in the International Trade Administration instant review of CMC from Finland. (A–405–803, A–401–808, A–421–811, A–201– See February 5, 2007, memorandum to Richard Weible, regarding Petitioner’s 834) allegation of sales below the cost of Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from production in the review of CMC from Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Finland. The preliminary results for Mexico: Extension of Time Limits for these administrative reviews are Preliminary Determinations of currently due no later than April 2, Antidumping Duty Administrative 2007. Reviews Extension of Time Limits for AGENCY: Import Administration, Preliminary Results International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires EFFECTIVE DATE: April 5, 2007. the Department to complete the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: preliminary results of an administrative Tyler Weinhold, Robert James (Mexico review within 245 days after the last day and Finland), or Angelica Mendoza (Sweden and the Netherlands), AD/CVD of the anniversary month of an order for which a review is requested. However, Operations, Office 7, Import if it is not practicable to complete the Administration, International Trade review within these time periods, Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the 245 day Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20230; time period for the preliminary results telephone: (202) 482–1121, (202) 482– 0649, and (202) 482–3019, respectively. to 365 days. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department has determined it is not practicable to complete these Background reviews within the statutory time limit On August 30, 2006, the Department because we require additional time to published a notice of initiation of an conduct sales below–cost investigations antidumping duty administrative review in these administrative reviews and to for, inter alia, Purified collect and analyze other information Carboxymethylcellulose from Finland, needed for our preliminary Sweden, the Netherlands, and Mexico determinations. Accordingly, the for the December 27, 2004, through June Department is extending the time limits 30, 2006, period of review (POR). See for completion of the preliminary Initiation of Antidumping and results of these administrative reviews Countervailing Duty Administrative until no later than July 31, 2007, which Reviews and Requests for Revocation in is 365 days from the last day of the Part, 71 FR 51573 (August 30, 2006). On anniversary month of these orders. We December 11, 2006, the Department intend to issue the final results in these received requests from Aqualon reviews no later than 120 days after Company, a division of Hercules, Inc. publication of the preliminary results (Petitioner) that a cost investigation be notices. initiated in the review of CMC from This notice is issued and published in Finland, Sweden, and the Netherlands. accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) See Letters from Petitioner dated December 8, 2006. On January 22, 2007, and 777(i)(1) of the Act. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES through September 30, 2006. 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). VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:48 Apr 04, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16767 Dated: March 30, 2007. Stephen Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–6381 Filed 4–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–449–804 Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia; Final Results of the Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On November 27, 2006, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published a notice of preliminary results of the full sunset review of the antidumping duty order on steel concrete reinforcing bars (‘‘rebar’’) from Latvia pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). As a result of this review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 5, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey R. Twyman or Brandon Farlander, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: 202–482–3534 and 202–482– 0182, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On November 27, 2006, the Department published a notice of preliminary results of the full sunset review of the antidumping duty order on rebar from Latvia pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia; Preliminary Results of the Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 71 FR 68544 (November 27, 2006) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). We provided interested parties an opportunity to comment on our preliminary results. The Department received a case brief from Joint Stock Company Liepajas Metalurgs on January 16, 2007, and a rebuttal brief from the Rebar Trade Action Coalition and its individual producer members Nucor Corporation, CMC Steel Group, and Gerdau Ameristeel, as well as TAMCO Steel, and Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc. on E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1 16768 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 65 / Thursday, April 5, 2007 / Notices January 22, 2007. A hearing was not held because none was requested. Scope of the Order The product covered by this order is all steel concrete reinforcing bars sold in straight lengths, currently classifiable in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) under item numbers 7214.20.00, 7228.30.8050, 7222.11.0050, 7222.30.0000, 7228.60.6000, 7228.20.1000, or any other tariff item number. Specifically excluded are plain rounds (i.e., non– deformed or smooth bars) and rebar that has been further processed through bending or coating. HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia; Final Results,’’ to David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated March 29, 2007 (‘‘Decision Memo’’), which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margin likely to prevail if the antidumping duty order were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum, which is on file in room B–099 of the main Department building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at http:// ia.ita.doc.gov/frn/index.html. The paper copy and electronic version of the Decision Memo are identical in content. disposition of proprietary material disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of 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 sunset review and notice are in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: March 29, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–6398 Filed 4–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (C–357–813) Honey from Argentina: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 5, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elfi Blum, 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) 482–0197. 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 Honey from Argentina. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Final Results of Review Suspended Investigation; Opportunity The Department determines that to Request Administrative Review, 71 revocation of the antidumping duty FR 69543 (December 1, 2006). On order on rebar from Latvia is likely to December 29, 2006, the American lead to a continuation or recurrence of Honey Producers Association and the dumping at the following weighted– Sioux Honey Association (petitioners) average margins: timely requested that the Department conduct an administrative review of the Manufacturers/ProWeighted–Average countervailing duty order on honey ducers/Exporters Margin (Percentage) from Argentina for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006. Joint Stock Company Liepajas Metalurgs 17.21 Shortly thereafter, the Department All Others .................. 17.21 published a notice of the initiation of the countervailing duty administrative This notice serves as a final reminder review of honey from Argentina for the to parties subject to administrative period January 1, 2006 through protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their December 21, 2006. See Initiation of responsibility concerning the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:48 Apr 04, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Administrative Reviews, 72 FR 5005 (February 2, 2007). On March 9, 2007, petitioners withdrew their request for this administrative review of the countervailing duty order of honey from Argentina. No other party requested an administrative review of this countervailing duty order. Rescission of Review 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 initiation of the requested review, or withdraws its request at a later date if the Department determines that it is reasonable to extend the time limit for withdrawing the request. Petitioners, the only requestors of this review, submitted their request for withdrawal in a timely manner. Therefore, the Department is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on honey from Argentina for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006. The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection within 15 days of publication of this notice. 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 section 351.305 of the Department’s regulations, 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 section 351.213(d)(4) of the Department’s regulations. Dated: March 30, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

A-449-804


Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia; Final Results of the 
Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On November 27, 2006, the Department of Commerce (``the 
Department'') published a notice of preliminary results of the full 
sunset review of the antidumping duty order on steel concrete 
reinforcing bars (``rebar'') from Latvia pursuant to section 751(c) of 
the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). As a result of this 
review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty 
order would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping.

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 5, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey R. Twyman or Brandon Farlander, 
AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14\th\ Street & 
Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: 202-482-3534 
and 202-482-0182, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On November 27, 2006, the Department published a notice of 
preliminary results of the full sunset review of the antidumping duty 
order on rebar from Latvia pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See 
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia; Preliminary Results of the 
Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 71 FR 68544 (November 27, 
2006) (``Preliminary Results''). We provided interested parties an 
opportunity to comment on our preliminary results. The Department 
received a case brief from Joint Stock Company Liepajas Metalurgs on 
January 16, 2007, and a rebuttal brief from the Rebar Trade Action 
Coalition and its individual producer members Nucor Corporation, CMC 
Steel Group, and Gerdau Ameristeel, as well as TAMCO Steel, and Cascade 
Steel Rolling Mills, Inc. on

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January 22, 2007. A hearing was not held because none was requested.

Scope of the Order

    The product covered by this order is all steel concrete reinforcing 
bars sold in straight lengths, currently classifiable in the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS'') under item numbers 
7214.20.00, 7228.30.8050, 7222.11.0050, 7222.30.0000, 7228.60.6000, 
7228.20.1000, or any other tariff item number. Specifically excluded 
are plain rounds (i.e., non-deformed or smooth bars) and rebar that has 
been further processed through bending or coating.
    HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs 
purposes. The written description of the scope of the order is 
dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this sunset review are addressed in the 
``Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order on Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia; 
Final Results,'' to David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import 
Administration, dated March 29, 2007 (``Decision Memo''), which is 
hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision 
Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping 
and the magnitude of the margin likely to prevail if the antidumping 
duty order were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all 
issues raised in this sunset review and the corresponding 
recommendations in this public memorandum, which is on file in room B-
099 of the main Department building. In addition, a complete version of 
the Decision Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at http://
ia.ita.doc.gov/frn/index.html. The paper copy and electronic version of 
the Decision Memo are identical in content.

Final Results of Review

    The Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty 
order on rebar from Latvia is likely to lead to a continuation or 
recurrence of dumping at the following weighted-average margins:

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                                                      Weighted-Average
         Manufacturers/Producers/Exporters           Margin (Percentage)
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Joint Stock Company Liepajas Metalurgs............                 17.21
All Others........................................                 17.21
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    This notice serves as a final reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (``APO'') of their responsibility 
concerning the disposition of proprietary material disclosed under APO 
in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of 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 sunset review and notice are in accordance with sections 
751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: March 29, 2007.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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