Certain Off-the-Road Tires From China, 50699 [E7-17235]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 4, 2007 / Notices the firms which are members of your association. (a) Production (quantity) and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total production of Subject Merchandise in each Subject Country accounted for by your firm’s(s’) production; and (b) The quantity and value of your firm’s(s’) exports to the United States of Subject Merchandise and, if known, an estimate of the percentage of total exports to the United States of Subject Merchandise from each Subject Country accounted for by your firm’s(s’) exports. (10) Identify significant changes, if any, in the supply and demand conditions or business cycle for the Domestic Like Product that have occurred in the United States or in the market for the Subject Merchandise in the Subject Countries since the Order Dates, and significant changes, if any, that are likely to occur within a reasonably foreseeable time. 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E7–17229 Filed 8–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:17 Aug 31, 2007 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–448 and 731– TA–1117 (Preliminary)] Certain Off-the-Road Tires From China Determinations 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, by reason of imports from China of certain off-the-road tires, provided for in subheadings 4011.20.10, 4011.20.50, 4011.61.00, 4011.62.00, 4011.63.00, 4011.69.00, 4011.92.00, 4011.93.40, 4011.93.80, 4011.94.40, and 4011.94.80 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) and subsidized by the Government of China. 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 provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary determinations in these 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 sections 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. 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50699 Background On June 18, 2007, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by Titan Tire Corporation, Des Moines, IA, and The United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO– CLC, Pittsburgh, PA., alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of subsidized and LTFV imports of certain off-theroad tires from China. Accordingly, effective June 18, 2007, the Commission instituted countervailing duty and antidumping investigation Nos. 701– TA–448 and 731–TA–1117 (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 June 22, 2007 (72 FR 34478). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on July 9, 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 27, 2007. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3943 (August 2007), entitled Certain Off-the-Road Tires From China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–448 and 731–TA–1117 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: August 27, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-448 and 731-TA-1117 (Preliminary)]


Certain Off-the-Road Tires From China

Determinations

    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, by reason of imports from China of certain off-
the-road tires, provided for in subheadings 4011.20.10, 4011.20.50, 
4011.61.00, 4011.62.00, 4011.63.00, 4011.69.00, 4011.92.00, 4011.93.40, 
4011.93.80, 4011.94.40, and 4011.94.80 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) and subsidized by the 
Government of China.
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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 207.2(f)).
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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 section 207.21 of the Commission's rules, upon notice from the 
Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary 
determinations in these 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 sections 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 18, 2007, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Titan Tire Corporation, Des Moines, IA, and The United 
Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied 
Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO-CLC, 
Pittsburgh, PA., alleging that an industry in the United States is 
materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of 
subsidized and LTFV imports of certain off-the-road tires from China. 
Accordingly, effective June 18, 2007, the Commission instituted 
countervailing duty and antidumping investigation Nos. 701-TA-448 and 
731-TA-1117 (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 June 22, 2007 (72 FR 34478). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on July 9, 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 27, 2007. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3943 (August 
2007), entitled Certain Off-the-Road Tires From China: Investigation 
Nos. 701-TA-448 and 731-TA-1117 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: August 27, 2007.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E7-17235 Filed 8-31-07; 8:45 am]
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