Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from South Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, 44830 [E7-15571]

Download as PDF 44830 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 153 / Thursday, August 9, 2007 / Notices Comment 7: Method of Adjusting U.S. Prices for Glass Jars/Caps Provided Free-of-Charge [FR Doc. E7–15575 Filed 8–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–844] Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from South Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On August 1, 2006, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) order on steel concrete reinforcing bars (‘‘rebar’’) from South Korea. Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) determined that revocation of this order would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. Therefore, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(1)(iii), the Department is revoking the AD order on rebar from South Korea. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 7, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandon Farlander or Audrey Twyman, AD/CVD Operations Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0182, (202) 482– 3534, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Background On September 7, 2001, the Department issued the AD order on rebar from South Korea. See Antidumping Duty Orders: Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, People’s Republic of China, Poland, Republic of Korea and Ukraine, 66 FR 46777 (September 7, 2001). On August 1, 2006, the Department initiated, and the ITC instituted, a sunset review of the order on rebar from South Korea. See Initiation of Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 71 FR 43443 (August 1, 2006); and Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, China, Indonesia, Korea, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine, Investigations Nos. 731–TA–873–875, VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Aug 08, 2007 Jkt 211001 877–880, and 882 (Review), 71 FR 43523 (August 1, 2006). As a result of the sunset review of this order, the Department found that revocation of the order would be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping. See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Moldova, the People’s Republic of China, South Korea, Indonesia, Poland, and Belarus; Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 71 FR 70509 (December 5, 2006). The Department notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail were the order to be revoked. On August 1, 2007, the ITC determined, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the order would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, China, Indonesia, Korea, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine, Investigations Nos. 731–TA– 873–875, 877–880, and 882 (Review), 72 FR 42110, (August 1, 2007). 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. Determination As a result of the determination by the ITC that revocation of the order is not likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department, pursuant to section 751(d) of the Act, is revoking the order on rebar from South Korea. Pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(2)(i), the effective date of revocation is September 7, 2006 (i.e., the fifth anniversary of the date of publication in the Federal Register of the order). The Department will notify U.S. Customs and Border Protection to discontinue suspension of liquidation and collection of cash deposits on entries of the subject merchandise entered or withdrawn from warehouse PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 on or after September 7, 2006, the effective date of revocation of the order. The Department will complete any pending administrative reviews of the order and will conduct administrative reviews of subject merchandise entered prior to the effective date of revocation in response to appropriately filed requests for review. This five-year sunset review and notice are in accordance with section 751(d)(2) and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: August 2, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–15571 Filed 8–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–822–804, A–560–811, A–449–804, A–841– 804, A–570–860, A–455–803, A–823–809] Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, the People’s Republic of China, Poland and Ukraine: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On August 1, 2006, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars (‘‘rebar’’) from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, the People’s Republic of China, Poland and Ukraine. As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) and the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing bars (‘‘rebar’’) from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, the People’s Republic of China, Poland and Ukraine would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of these antidumping duty orders. EFFECTIVE DATE: August 9, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey 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. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-580-844]


Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from South Korea: Revocation of 
Antidumping Duty Order

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On August 1, 2006, the Department of Commerce (``the 
Department'') initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty 
(``AD'') order on steel concrete reinforcing bars (``rebar'') from 
South Korea. Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (``the Act''), the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') 
determined that revocation of this order would not be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the 
United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. Therefore, pursuant 
to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(1)(iii), the 
Department is revoking the AD order on rebar from South Korea.

EFFECTIVE DATE: September 7, 2006.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On September 7, 2001, the Department issued the AD order on rebar 
from South Korea. See Antidumping Duty Orders: Steel Concrete 
Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, People's 
Republic of China, Poland, Republic of Korea and Ukraine, 66 FR 46777 
(September 7, 2001). On August 1, 2006, the Department initiated, and 
the ITC instituted, a sunset review of the order on rebar from South 
Korea. See Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 71 FR 43443 
(August 1, 2006); and Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, 
China, Indonesia, Korea, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine, 
Investigations Nos. 731-TA-873-875, 877-880, and 882 (Review), 71 FR 
43523 (August 1, 2006).
    As a result of the sunset review of this order, the Department 
found that revocation of the order would be likely to lead to the 
continuation or recurrence of dumping. See Steel Concrete Reinforcing 
Bars from Moldova, the People's Republic of China, South Korea, 
Indonesia, Poland, and Belarus; Final Results of the Expedited Sunset 
Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 71 FR 70509 (December 5, 2006). 
The Department notified the ITC of the magnitude of the margins likely 
to prevail were the order to be revoked.
    On August 1, 2007, the ITC determined, pursuant to section 751(c) 
of the Act, that revocation of the order would not be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the 
United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See Steel Concrete 
Reinforcing Bars From Belarus, China, Indonesia, Korea, Latvia, 
Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine, Investigations Nos. 731-TA-873-875, 877-
880, and 882 (Review), 72 FR 42110, (August 1, 2007).

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.

Determination

    As a result of the determination by the ITC that revocation of the 
order is not likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of 
material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department, 
pursuant to section 751(d) of the Act, is revoking the order on rebar 
from South Korea. Pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.222(i)(2)(i), the effective date of revocation is September 7, 2006 
(i.e., the fifth anniversary of the date of publication in the Federal 
Register of the order). The Department will notify U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection to discontinue suspension of liquidation and 
collection of cash deposits on entries of the subject merchandise 
entered or withdrawn from warehouse on or after September 7, 2006, the 
effective date of revocation of the order. The Department will complete 
any pending administrative reviews of the order and will conduct 
administrative reviews of subject merchandise entered prior to the 
effective date of revocation in response to appropriately filed 
requests for review.
    This five-year sunset review and notice are in accordance with 
section 751(d)(2) and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the 
Act.

    Dated: August 2, 2007.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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