Glycine from India, Japan, and Korea, 17580-17581 [E7-6601]

Download as PDF 17580 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 67 / Monday, April 9, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES of the rules requires that a signed original (or copy designated as an original) and fourteen (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of the document is requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be filed, in which the confidential business information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission’s rules do not authorize the filing of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the rules (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http:// www.usitc.gov/secretary/ fed_reg_notices/rules/documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the Secretary (202–205–2000 or edis@usitc.gov). Any submissions that contain confidential business information must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘nonconfidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available in the Office of the Secretary for inspection by interested parties. The Commission may include some or all of the confidential business information submitted in the course of this investigation in the report it sends to the President. After transmitting its report, the Commission intends to publish a public version of its report, with any confidential business information deleted. Any confidential business information received by the Commission in this investigation and used in preparing the report will not be published in the public version of the report in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. Issued: April 3, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–6600 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 Apr 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1111–1113 (Preliminary)] Glycine from India, Japan, and Korea United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of antidumping investigations and scheduling of preliminary phase investigations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping investigations Nos. 731–TA–1111–1113 (Preliminary) under section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (the Act) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports from India, Japan, and Korea of glycine,1 provided for in subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping investigations in 45 days, or in this case by May 14, 2007. The Commission’s views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by Monday, May 21, 2007. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 2007. 1 The imported product covered by these investigations is glycine, which in its solid (i.e., crystallized) form is a free-flowing crystalline material, like salt or sugar. These investigations cover glycine in any form and purity level, regardless of additives. Glycine’s chemical composition is C2H5NO2 and generally is classified under subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). In addition, precursors of dried crystalline glycine, including, but not limited to, glycine slurry (i.e., glycine in a non-crystallized form) and sodium glycinate are included in these investigations. Glycine slurry is classified under the same HTSUS as crystallized glycine (2922.49.4020) and sodium glycinate is classified under HTSUS 2922.49.8000. While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and Customs purposes, our written description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive. PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Duncan (202–708–4727, russell.duncan@usitc.gov), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 615–U, Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter 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 (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background. These investigations are being instituted in response to a petition filed on March 30, 2007, by GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Lafayette, IN. Participation in the investigations and public service list. Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in §§ 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven days after publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Industrial users and (if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level) representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to these investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of appearance. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list. Pursuant to § 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized applicants representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made not later than seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Conference. The Commission’s Director of Operations has scheduled a E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 67 / Monday, April 9, 2007 / Notices conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on Friday, April 20, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to participate in the conference should contact Russell Duncan (202– 708–4727) not later than April 18, 2007, to arrange for their appearance. Parties in support of the imposition of antidumping duties in these investigations and parties in opposition to the imposition of such duties will each be collectively allocated one hour within which to make an oral presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the conference. Written submissions. As provided in §§ 201.8 and 207.15 of the Commission’s rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or before April 25, 2007, a written brief containing information and arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. Parties may file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the conference no later than three days before the conference. If briefs or written testimony contain BPI, they must conform with the requirements of §§ 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by § 201.8 of the Commission’s rules, as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, 2002). Even where electronic filing of a document is permitted, certain documents must also be filed in paper form, as specified in II(C) of the Commission’s Handbook on Electronic Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 (November 8, 2002). In accordance with §§ 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, each document filed by a party to the investigations must be served on all other parties to the investigations (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to § 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. Issued: April 2, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–6601 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 Apr 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1110 (Preliminary)] Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) From China Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (the Act), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports from China of sodium hexametaphosphate, provided for in subheadings 2835.39.50 and 3823.90.39 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). Commencement of Final Phase Investigation Pursuant to § 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigation. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (Commerce) of an affirmative preliminary determination in the investigation under section 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determination is negative, upon notice of an affirmative final determination in that investigation under section 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigation need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigation. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigation. Background On February 8, 2007, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by ICL Performance 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17581 Products, LP, St. Louis, MO, and Innophos, Inc., Cranbury, NJ, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV imports of sodium hexametaphosphate from China. Accordingly, effective February 8, 2007, the Commission instituted antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1110 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigation and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of 72 FR 7458, February 15, 2007. The conference was held in Washington, DC, on March 1, 2007, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determination in this investigation to the Secretary of Commerce on March 26, 2007. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3912 (April 2007), entitled Sodium Hexametaphosphate from China: Investigation No. 731–TA–1110 (Preliminary). Issued: April 3, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1111-1113 (Preliminary)]


Glycine from India, Japan, and Korea

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of antidumping investigations and scheduling of 
preliminary phase investigations.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of 
investigations and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping 
investigations Nos. 731-TA-1111-1113 (Preliminary) under section 733(a) 
of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (the Act) to determine 
whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United 
States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the 
establishment of an industry in the United States is materially 
retarded, by reason of imports from India, Japan, and Korea of 
glycine,\1\ provided for in subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in 
the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of 
Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 
732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must 
reach a preliminary determination in antidumping investigations in 45 
days, or in this case by May 14, 2007. The Commission's views are due 
at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by Monday, May 21, 
2007.
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    \1\ The imported product covered by these investigations is 
glycine, which in its solid (i.e., crystallized) form is a free-
flowing crystalline material, like salt or sugar. These 
investigations cover glycine in any form and purity level, 
regardless of additives. Glycine's chemical composition is 
C2H5NO2 and generally is classified 
under subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of 
the United States (``HTSUS'').
    In addition, precursors of dried crystalline glycine, including, 
but not limited to, glycine slurry (i.e., glycine in a non-
crystallized form) and sodium glycinate are included in these 
investigations. Glycine slurry is classified under the same HTSUS as 
crystallized glycine (2922.49.4020) and sodium glycinate is 
classified under HTSUS 2922.49.8000. While HTSUS subheadings are 
provided for convenience and Customs purposes, our written 
description of the scope of this investigation is dispositive.
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    For further information concerning the conduct of these 
investigations and rules of general application, consult the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A 
through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR 
part 207).

EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Duncan (202-708-4727, 
russell.duncan@usitc.gov), Office of Investigations, U.S. International 
Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 615-U, Washington, DC 20436. 
Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter 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 (http://www.usitc.gov). The 
public record for these investigations may be viewed on the 
Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background. These investigations are being 
instituted in response to a petition filed on March 30, 2007, by GEO 
Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Lafayette, IN.
    Participation in the investigations and public service list. 
Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the 
investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in Sec. Sec.  201.11 and 
207.10 of the Commission's rules, not later than seven days after 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Industrial users 
and (if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail 
level) representative consumer organizations have the right to appear 
as parties in Commission antidumping investigations. The Secretary will 
prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all 
persons, or their representatives, who are parties to these 
investigations upon the expiration of the period for filing entries of 
appearance.
    Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under 
an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list. Pursuant 
to Sec.  207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the Secretary will make 
BPI gathered in these investigations available to authorized applicants 
representing interested parties (as defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(9)) who 
are parties to the investigations under the APO issued in the 
investigations, provided that the application is made not later than 
seven days after the publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary 
for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Conference. The Commission's Director of Operations has scheduled a

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conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on 
Friday, April 20, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade Commission 
Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to 
participate in the conference should contact Russell Duncan (202-708-
4727) not later than April 18, 2007, to arrange for their appearance. 
Parties in support of the imposition of antidumping duties in these 
investigations and parties in opposition to the imposition of such 
duties will each be collectively allocated one hour within which to 
make an oral presentation at the conference. A nonparty who has 
testimony that may aid the Commission's deliberations may request 
permission to present a short statement at the conference.
    Written submissions. As provided in Sec. Sec.  201.8 and 207.15 of 
the Commission's rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or 
before April 25, 2007, a written brief containing information and 
arguments pertinent to the subject matter of the investigations. 
Parties may file written testimony in connection with their 
presentation at the conference no later than three days before the 
conference. If briefs or written testimony contain BPI, they must 
conform with the requirements of Sec. Sec.  201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of 
the Commission's rules. The Commission's rules do not authorize filing 
of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, 
except to the extent permitted by Sec.  201.8 of the Commission's 
rules, as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, 2002). Even where 
electronic filing of a document is permitted, certain documents must 
also be filed in paper form, as specified in II(C) of the Commission's 
Handbook on Electronic Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 (November 
8, 2002).
    In accordance with Sec. Sec.  201.16(c) and 207.3 of the rules, 
each document filed by a party to the investigations must be served on 
all other parties to the investigations (as identified by either the 
public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be 
timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing 
without a certificate of service.

    Authority: These investigations are being conducted under 
authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is 
published pursuant to Sec.  207.12 of the Commission's rules.

    Issued: April 2, 2007.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-6601 Filed 4-6-07; 8:45 am]
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