Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey, 49310-49311 [E7-16964]

Download as PDF 49310 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 28, 2007 / Notices 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 September 17, 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. 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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. By order of the Commission. Issued: August 22, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–16962 Filed 8–27–07; 8:45 am] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Aug 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–449 and 731– TA–1118–1121 (Preliminary)] Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured 2 or threatened with material injury 3,4 by reason of imports from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube, provided for in subheading 7306.61.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States,5 that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China and that are alleged to be to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey.6 Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to § 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR § 207.2(f)). 2 Commissioner Charlotte R. Lane determines that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey. 3 Vice Chairman Shara L. Aranoff, Commissioner Deanna Tanner Okun, and Commissioner Irving A. Williamson determine that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is threatened with material injury by reason of imports of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey. 4 Chairman Daniel R. Peason determines that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is threatened with material injury by reason of imports of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from China, Korea, and Turkey, but that there is not a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of imports of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from Mexico. 5 Prior to February 3, 2007, the merchandise subject to these investigations was properly classified under subheading 7306.60.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. 6 Commissioner Dean A. Pinkert recused himself to avoid any conflict of interest or appearance of a conflict. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 provided in § 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) and 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under section 705(a) and 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 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 investigations. Background On June 27, 2007, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by twelve U.S. producers,7 alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of subsidized imports of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from China and LTFV imports from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey. Accordingly, effective June 27, 2007, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–449 (Preliminary) and antidumping investigation Nos. 731–TA–1118–1121 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations 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 July 3, 2007 (72 FR 36479). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on July 18, 2007, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on August 7 Allied Tube and Conduit, Harvey, IL; Atlas Tube, Plymouth, MI; California Steel and Tube, City of Industry, CA; EXLTUBE, Kansas City, MO; Hannibal Industries, Los Angeles, CA; Leavitt Tube Company LLC, Chicago, IL; Maruichi American Corporation, Sante Fe Springs, CA; Searing Industries, Rancho Cucamonga, CA; Southland Tube, Birmingham, AL; Vest Inc., Los Angeles, CA; Welded Tube, Concord, Ontario (Canada); and Western Tube and Conduit, Long Beach, CA. E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 28, 2007 / Notices 13, 2007. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3941 (August 2007), entitled LightWalled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–449 and 731–TA–1118–1121 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 22, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–16964 Filed 8–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–583] In the Matter of Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Notice of a Commission Determination Not To Review an Initial Determination Terminating the Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined not to review an initial determination (‘‘ID’’) (Order No. 38) of the presiding administrative law judge (‘‘ALJ’’) terminating the above-captioned investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1337). The Commission has terminated the investigation based on a settlement agreement. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clint Gerdine, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 708–2310. Copies of non-confidential documents filed in connection with this investigation are or will be available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at 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. Hearing-impaired persons are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Aug 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 The Commission instituted this investigation on September 6, 2006, based on a complaint filed by Ericsson, Inc., of Plano, Texas, and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson of Stockholm, Sweden (collectively ‘‘Ericsson’’). 71 FR 52579– 52580. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain wireless communication devices, components thereof, and products containing same by reason of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 5,758,295 (‘‘the ’295 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 5,783,926 (‘‘the ’926 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 5,864,765; U.S. Patent No. 6,009,319; U.S. Patent No. 6,029,052; U.S. Patent No. 6,198,405; U.S. Patent No. 6,387,027 (‘‘the ’027 patent’’); U.S. Patent No. 6,839,549; and U.S. Patent No. 6,975,686. The complaint further alleges the existence of a domestic industry. The Commission’s notice of investigation named Samsung Telecommunications America, LLP of Richardson, Texas; Samsung Electronics America, Inc. of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey; and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. of Seoul, Korea as respondents (collectively ‘‘Samsung’’). On December 8, 2006, Respondent Samsung moved to terminate part of the investigation as to certain products. On December 20, 2006, Complainant Ericsson filed an opposition to the motion, and the Commission investigative attorney (IA) filed a response in partial support of the motion. On February 12, 2007, the ALJ granted the motion insofar as it concerned Samsung’s single mode CDMA/WCDMA cellular phones. The Commission determined on March 9, 2007, not to review this ID. On March 14 and March 29, 2007, respectively, complainant Ericsson moved to terminate the investigation as to the ‘926 patent and claim 11 of the ‘295 patent. On May 1, 2007, the ALJ granted both motions in an ID (Order No. 30), and on May 17, 2007, the Commission determined not to review that ID. On May 4, 2007, complainant Ericsson moved to terminate the investigation as to the ‘027 patent. On May 22 and June 7, 2007, respectively, the ALJ granted the motion in an ID (Order No. 36), and the Commission determined not to review that ID. On July 23, 2007, complainant Ericsson and respondent Samsung filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation on the basis of a settlement agreement. The Commission SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49311 investigative attorney filed a response in support of the motion on July 31, 2007. The ALJ issued the subject ID on August 3, 2007, granting the joint motion for termination. No party petitioned for review of the ID pursuant to 19 CFR 210.43(a), and the Commission found no basis for ordering a review on its own initiative pursuant to 19 CFR 210.44. Accordingly, the Commission has determined not to review the ID. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in §§ 210.21(a)(2), (b) and 210.42(h)(3) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. By order of the Commission. Issued: August 22, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–16963 Filed 8–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1122–0008] Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Semi-Annual Progress Report for the Enhanced Training and Services to End Violence and Abuse of Women Later in Life Program. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 28, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49310-49311]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-449 and 731-TA-1118-1121 (Preliminary)]


Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From China, Korea, Mexico, 
and Turkey

Determination

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that 
there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States 
is materially injured \2\ or threatened with material injury \3,4\ by 
reason of imports from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey of light-walled 
rectangular pipe and tube, provided for in subheading 7306.61.50 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States,\5\ that are alleged to 
be subsidized by the Government of China and that are alleged to be to 
be sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) from China, 
Korea, Mexico, and Turkey.\6\
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR Sec.  207.2(f)).
    \2\ Commissioner Charlotte R. Lane determines that there is a 
reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is 
materially injured by reason of imports of light-walled rectangular 
pipe and tube from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey.
    \3\ Vice Chairman Shara L. Aranoff, Commissioner Deanna Tanner 
Okun, and Commissioner Irving A. Williamson determine that there is 
a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is 
threatened with material injury by reason of imports of light-walled 
rectangular pipe and tube from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey.
    \4\ Chairman Daniel R. Peason determines that there is a 
reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is 
threatened with material injury by reason of imports of light-walled 
rectangular pipe and tube from China, Korea, and Turkey, but that 
there is not a reasonable indication that an industry in the United 
States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by 
reason of imports of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from 
Mexico.
    \5\ Prior to February 3, 2007, the merchandise subject to these 
investigations was properly classified under subheading 7306.60.50 
of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.
    \6\ Commissioner Dean A. Pinkert recused himself to avoid any 
conflict of interest or appearance of a conflict.
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to Sec.  207.18 of the Commission's rules, the Commission 
also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its 
investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of 
scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided 
in Sec.  207.21 of the Commission's rules, upon notice from the 
Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary 
determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) and 733(b) 
of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon 
notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations 
under section 705(a) and 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries 
of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not 
enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. 
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 investigations.

Background

    On June 27, 2007, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by twelve U.S. producers,\7\ alleging that an industry in the 
United States is materially injured by reason of subsidized imports of 
light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from China and LTFV imports from 
China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey. Accordingly, effective June 27, 2007, 
the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-
449 (Preliminary) and antidumping investigation Nos. 731-TA-1118-1121 
(Preliminary).
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    \7\ Allied Tube and Conduit, Harvey, IL; Atlas Tube, Plymouth, 
MI; California Steel and Tube, City of Industry, CA; EXLTUBE, Kansas 
City, MO; Hannibal Industries, Los Angeles, CA; Leavitt Tube Company 
LLC, Chicago, IL; Maruichi American Corporation, Sante Fe Springs, 
CA; Searing Industries, Rancho Cucamonga, CA; Southland Tube, 
Birmingham, AL; Vest Inc., Los Angeles, CA; Welded Tube, Concord, 
Ontario (Canada); and Western Tube and Conduit, Long Beach, CA.
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    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations 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 July 3, 2007 (72 FR 36479). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on July 18, 2007, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission transmitted its determinations in these 
investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on August

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13, 2007. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC 
Publication 3941 (August 2007), entitled Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe 
and Tube From China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey: Investigation Nos. 701-
TA-449 and 731-TA-1118-1121 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: August 22, 2007.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-16964 Filed 8-27-07; 8:45 am]
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