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E7–12987 Filed 7–3–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–450 and 731– TA–1122 (Preliminary)] Laminated Woven Sacks From China United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of antidumping and countervailing duty 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 and countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701–TA–450 and 731–TA–1122 (Preliminary) under section 703(a) (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a)) and 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 China of laminated woven sacks, provided for in subheading 6305.33.0020 of the PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value and subsidized by the Government of China. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 702(c)(1)(B) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B) or 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by August 13, 2007. The Commission’s views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by August 20, 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). DATES: Effective Date: June 28, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Cassise (202–708–5408), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., 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 this investigation 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 June 28, 2007, by the Laminated Woven Sacks Committee, an ad hoc committee composed of five U.S. producers of laminated woven sacks. Members of the Laminated Woven Sacks Committee include: (1) Bancroft Bag, Inc. of West Monroe, LA; (2) Coating Excellence International, LLC of Wrightstown, WI; (3) Hood Packaging Corp. of Madison, MS; (4) Mid-America Packaging, LLC of Twinsburg, OH; and (5) Polytex Fibers Corp. of Houston, TX. 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 sections 201.11 and 207.10 of the Commission’s rules, not later than seven E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 128 / Thursday, July 5, 2007 / Notices 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 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 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 section 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 conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on July 19, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to participate in the conference should contact Christopher J. Cassise (202–708– 5408) not later than July 17, 2007, to arrange for their appearance. Parties in support of the imposition of antidumping and countervailing 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 sections 201.8 and 207.15 of the Commission’s rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or before July 24, 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 sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:43 Jul 03, 2007 Jkt 211001 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 section 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 sections 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 section 207.12 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: June 29, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–12986 Filed 7–3–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1124–0003] National Security Division; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-Day notice of information collection under review: Registration statement (foreign agents). ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), National Security Division (NSD), will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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[FR Doc No: E7-12986]


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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-450 and 731-TA-1122 (Preliminary)]


Laminated Woven Sacks From China

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Institution of antidumping and countervailing duty 
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 and 
countervailing duty investigation Nos. 701-TA-450 and 731-TA-1122 
(Preliminary) under section 703(a) (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a)) and 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 China of laminated woven 
sacks, provided for in subheading 6305.33.0020 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the 
United States at less than fair value and subsidized by the Government 
of China. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for 
initiation pursuant to section 702(c)(1)(B) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act 
(19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B) or 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach 
a preliminary determination in antidumping and countervailing duty 
investigations in 45 days, or in this case by August 13, 2007. The 
Commission's views are due at Commerce within five business days 
thereafter, or by August 20, 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).

DATES: Effective Date: June 28, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher J. Cassise (202-708-5408), 
Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E 
Street SW., 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 this 
investigation 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 June 28, 2007, by the Laminated Woven Sacks 
Committee, an ad hoc committee composed of five U.S. producers of 
laminated woven sacks. Members of the Laminated Woven Sacks Committee 
include: (1) Bancroft Bag, Inc. of West Monroe, LA; (2) Coating 
Excellence International, LLC of Wrightstown, WI; (3) Hood Packaging 
Corp. of Madison, MS; (4) Mid-America Packaging, LLC of Twinsburg, OH; 
and (5) Polytex Fibers Corp. of Houston, TX.
    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 sections 201.11 and 207.10 
of the Commission's rules, not later than seven

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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 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 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 section 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 
conference in connection with these investigations for 9:30 a.m. on 
July 19, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 
E Street SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to participate in the 
conference should contact Christopher J. Cassise (202-708-5408) not 
later than July 17, 2007, to arrange for their appearance. Parties in 
support of the imposition of antidumping and countervailing 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 sections 201.8 and 207.15 of 
the Commission's rules, any person may submit to the Commission on or 
before July 24, 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 sections 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 section 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 sections 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 section 207.12 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: June 29, 2007.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E7-12986 Filed 7-3-07; 8:45 am]
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