Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 52551-52552 [E7-18157]

Download as PDF 52551 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 178 / Friday, September 14, 2007 / Notices of publication of this notice to parties in this proceeding in accordance with 19 CFR 351.224(b). Suspension of Liquidation In accordance with section 733(d) of the Act, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to suspend liquidation of all entries of SHMP from the PRC as described in the ‘‘Scope of Investigation’’ section, entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption from Hubei Xingfa, the Separate Rate Companies and the PRC– wide entity on or after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. We will instruct CBP to require a cash deposit or the posting of a bond equal to the weighted–average amount by which the normal value exceeds U.S. price, as indicated above. International Trade Commission Notification In accordance with section 733(f) of the Act, we have notified the ITC of our preliminary affirmative determination of sales at less than fair value. Section 735(b)(2) of the Act requires the ITC to make its final determination as to whether the domestic industry in the United States is materially injured, or threatened with material injury, by reason of imports of SHMP, or sales (or the likelihood of sales) for importation, of the subject merchandise within 45 days of our final determination. Public Comment Case briefs or other written comments may be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration no later than seven days after the date of the final verification report is issued in this proceeding and rebuttal briefs limited to issues raised in case briefs no later than five days after the deadline date for case briefs. A list of authorities used and an executive summary of issues should accompany any briefs submitted to the Department. This summary should be limited to five pages total, including footnotes. In accordance with section 774 of the Act, we will hold a public hearing, if requested, to afford interested parties an opportunity to comment on arguments raised in case or rebuttal briefs. If a request for a hearing is made, we intend to hold the hearing three days after the deadline of submission of rebuttal briefs at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20230, at a time and location to be determined. Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. Interested parties who wish to request a hearing, or to participate if one is requested, must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1870, within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. See 19 CFR 351.310(c). Requests should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number, the number of participants, and a list of the issues to be discussed. At the hearing, each party may make an affirmative presentation only on issues raised in that party’s case brief and may make rebuttal presentations only on arguments included in that party’s rebuttal brief. We will make our final determination no later than 75 days after the date of publication of this preliminary determination, pursuant to section 735(a) of the Act. This determination is issued and published in accordance with sections 733(f) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: September 6, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–18167 Filed 9–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In– Quota Rate of Duty Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 14, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maura Jeffords, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th AGENCY: rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Country VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:48 Sep 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 Dated: September 7, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. Appendix Subsidy Programs On Cheese Subject To An In–Quota Rate Of Duty Gross1 Subsidy ($/lb) Program(s) 27 European Union Member States3 ...... Canada .................................................... Norway ..................................................... .................................................................. .................................................................. Street and Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3146. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (‘‘the Act’’) requires the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish an annual list and quarterly updates of the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide the Department’s quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period April 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007. The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, information on subsidies (as defined in section 702(h) of the Act) being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign governments on articles of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. The Department will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. The Department encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) of the Act. European Union Restitution Payments Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese Indirect (Milk) Subsidy Consumer Subsidy Total PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM $ $ $ $ $ 14SEN1 0.00 0.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 Net2 Subsidy ($/lb) $ $ $ $ $ 0.00 0.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 52552 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 178 / Friday, September 14, 2007 / Notices Country Gross1 Subsidy ($/lb) Program(s) Switzerland .............................................. Deficiency Payments Net2 Subsidy ($/lb) $ 0.00 $ 0.00 1 Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom. 2 Defined 3 The [FR Doc. E7–18157 Filed 9–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Export Trade Certificate of Review Notice of application to amend the Export Trade Certificate of Review issued to U.S. Shippers Association. ACTION: rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review. This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, (202) 482–5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001–21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. 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Any comments not marked VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:44 Sep 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 privileged or confidential business information will be deemed to be nonconfidential. An original and five (5) copies, plus two (2) copies of the nonconfidential version, should be submitted no later than 20 days after the date of this notice to: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 7021–X H, Washington, DC 20230. Information submitted by any person is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). However, nonconfidential versions of the comments will be made available to the applicant if necessary for determining whether or not to issue the Certificate. Comments should refer to this application as ‘‘Export Trade Certificate of Review, application number 85–13A18.’’ The U.S. Shippers Association’s original Certificate was issued on June 3, 1986 (51 FR 20873, June 9, 1986), and last amended on April 6, 2006 (71 FR 18721, April 12, 2006). A summary of the current application for an amendment follows. Summary of the Application Applicant: U.S. Shippers Association (‘‘USSA’’), 3715 East Valley Drive, Missouri City, Texas 77459. Contact: John S. Chinn, Project Director, Telephone: (734) 927–4328. Application No.: 85–13A18. Date Deemed Submitted: September 4, 2007. Proposed Amendment: USSA seeks to amend its Certificate to: Add each of the following companies and persons as a new ‘‘Member’’ of the Certificate within the meaning of section 325.2(1) of the Regulations (15 CFR 325.2(1)): (a.) Taminco, Inc.; Taminco Higher Amines, Inc.; and Taminco Methylamines, Inc., each located in Allentown, PA, and (b.) Salvatore Di Paola and Carrie M. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 178 (Friday, September 14, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

EFFECTIVE DATE:  September 14, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maura Jeffords, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3146.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 
1979 (as amended) (``the Act'') requires the Department of Commerce 
(``the Department'') to determine, in consultation with the Secretary 
of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy 
with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of 
duty, as defined in section 702(h) of the Act, and to publish an annual 
list and quarterly updates of the type and amount of those subsidies. 
We hereby provide the Department's quarterly update of subsidies on 
articles of cheese that were imported during the period April 1, 2007 
through June 30, 2007.
    The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, information on subsidies (as defined in section 702(h) of 
the Act) being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign 
governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of duty. 
The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or 
programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which 
information is currently available. The Department will incorporate 
additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and 
additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the 
information is developed.
    The Department encourages any person having information on foreign 
government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to 
an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the 
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230.
    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a) 
of the Act.

    Dated: September 7, 2007.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.

Appendix

Subsidy Programs On Cheese Subject To An In-Quota Rate Of Duty

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                                                                                                                                      Net\2\ Subsidy ($/
                          Country                                             Program(s)                     Gross\1\ Subsidy ($/lb)          lb)
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27 European Union Member States\3\........................             European Union Restitution Payments                    $ 0.00              $ 0.00
Canada....................................................    Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese                    $ 0.32              $ 0.32
Norway....................................................                         Indirect (Milk) Subsidy                    $ 0.00              $ 0.00
                                                                                          Consumer Subsidy                    $ 0.00              $ 0.00
                                                                                                     Total                    $ 0.00              $ 0.00

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Switzerland...............................................                             Deficiency Payments                    $ 0.00              $ 0.00
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\1\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).
\2\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
\3\ The 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany,
  Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the
  United Kingdom.

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