Glycine From India, Japan, and Korea, 55247-55248 [E7-19182]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 188 / Friday, September 28, 2007 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1111–1113 (Final)] Glycine From India, Japan, and Korea United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigation Nos. 731–TA–1111–1113 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to determine whether 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 lessthan-fair-value imports from India, Japan, and Korea of glycine, provided for in statistical reporting number 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.1 For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the investigations, hearing procedures, 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 C (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: September 13, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Russell Duncan (202–708–4727; russell.duncan@usitc.gov), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting 1 For purposes of these investigations, the Department of Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as ‘‘* * * glycine, which in its solid (i.e., crystallized) form is a free-flowing crystalline material. Glycine is used as a sweetener/taste enhancer, buffering agent, reabsorbable amino acid, chemical intermediate, metal complexing agent, dietary supplement, and is used in certain pharmaceuticals. The scope of each of these investigations covers glycine in any form and purity level. Although glycine blended with other materials is not covered by the scope of each of these investigations, glycine to which relatively small quantities of other materials have been added is covered by the scope. Glycine’s chemical composition is C2H5NO2 and is normally classified under subheading 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The scope of each of these investigations also covers precursors of dried crystalline glycine, including, but not limited to, glycine slurry (i.e., glycine in a non-crystallized form) and sodium glycinate. Glycine slurry is classified under the same HTSUS subheading as crystallized glycine (2922.49.4020) and sodium glycinate is classified under subheading HTSUS 2922.49.8000.’’ VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:12 Sep 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 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 these investigations may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background. The final phase of these investigations is being scheduled as a result of affirmative preliminary determinations by the Department of Commerce that imports of glycine from Japan and Korea are being sold in the United States at less than fair value within the meaning of section 733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigations were requested in a petition filed on March 30, 2007, by GEO Specialty Chemicals, Lafayette, IN. Although the Department of Commerce has postponed its preliminary determination as to whether imports of glycine from India are being, or are likely to be sold, in the United States at less than fair value,2 for purposes of efficiency the Commission is scheduling the final phase of that investigation so that it may proceed concurrently with the Commission’s investigations concerning Japan and Korea. Participation in the investigations and public service list. Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance during the preliminary phase of the investigations need not file an additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) 2 Glycine from India: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 72 FR 48257, August 23, 2007. Commerce is scheduled to make its preliminary determination by October 26, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55247 and BPI service list. Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in the final phase of these investigations available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the investigations, provided that the application is made no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the investigations. A party granted access to BPI in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Staff report. The prehearing staff report in the final phase of these investigations will be placed in the nonpublic record on November 13, 2007, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.22 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing. The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the final phase of these investigations beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before November 20, 2007. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should attend a prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on November 21, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the Commission’s rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of the hearing. Written submissions. Each party who is an interested party shall submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with the provisions of section 207.23 of the Commission’s rules; the deadline for filing is Wednesday, November 20, 2007. Parties may also file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as provided in section 207.24 of the Commission’s rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.25 of the Commission’s rules. The deadline for filing E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 55248 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 188 / Friday, September 28, 2007 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES posthearing briefs is Wednesday, December 5, 2007; witness testimony must be filed no later than three days before the hearing. In addition, any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the investigations may submit a written statement of information pertinent to the subject of the investigations, including statements of support or opposition to the petition, on or before December 5, 2007. On December 19, 2007, the Commission will make available to parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before December 21, 2007, but such final comments must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with section 207.30 of the Commission’s rules. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also 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). Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s 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 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:12 Sep 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 Issued: September 25, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–19182 Filed 9–27–07; 8:45 am] E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: September 21, 2007. BILLING CODE 7020–02–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Olympia Hand (202–205–3182), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired 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 these investigations 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 September 21, 2007, by Magnum Magnetics Corp., Marietta, OH. 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 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 countervailing duty and antidumping 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 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–452 and 731– TA–1129–1130 (Preliminary)] Raw Flexible Magnets From China and Taiwan United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of countervailing duty investigation and antidumping 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 countervailing duty and antidumping duty investigations Nos. 701–TA–452 and 731–TA–1129–1130 (Preliminary) under section 703(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a)) (the Act) and section 733(a) (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) 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 and Taiwan of raw flexible magnets, provided for in subheadings 8505.19.10 and 8505.19.20 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China,1 and that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to section 702(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B)) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach preliminary determinations in countervailing duty and antidumping investigations in 45 days, or in these cases by November 5, 2007. The Commission’s views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by November 13, 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 1 Raw flexible magnets were provided for in HTS subheading 8505.19.0040 (prior to December 19, 2004). PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 188 (Friday, September 28, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55247-55248]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1111-1113 (Final)]


Glycine From India, Japan, and Korea

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigations.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the 
final phase of antidumping investigation Nos. 731-TA-1111-1113 (Final) 
under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to determine 
whether 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 less-than-fair-
value imports from India, Japan, and Korea of glycine, provided for in 
statistical reporting number 2922.49.4020 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States.\1\
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    \1\ For purposes of these investigations, the Department of 
Commerce has defined the subject merchandise as ``* * * glycine, 
which in its solid (i.e., crystallized) form is a free-flowing 
crystalline material. Glycine is used as a sweetener/taste enhancer, 
buffering agent, reabsorbable amino acid, chemical intermediate, 
metal complexing agent, dietary supplement, and is used in certain 
pharmaceuticals. The scope of each of these investigations covers 
glycine in any form and purity level. Although glycine blended with 
other materials is not covered by the scope of each of these 
investigations, glycine to which relatively small quantities of 
other materials have been added is covered by the scope. Glycine's 
chemical composition is C2H5NO2 and 
is normally classified under subheading 2922.49.4020 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The scope 
of each of these investigations also covers precursors of dried 
crystalline glycine, including, but not limited to, glycine slurry 
(i.e., glycine in a non-crystallized form) and sodium glycinate. 
Glycine slurry is classified under the same HTSUS subheading as 
crystallized glycine (2922.49.4020) and sodium glycinate is 
classified under subheading HTSUS 2922.49.8000.''
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    For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the 
investigations, hearing procedures, 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 C 
(19 CFR part 207).

DATES: Effective Date: September 13, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Duncan (202-708-4727; 
russell.duncan@usitc.gov), 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 these investigations may be viewed on the Commission's electronic 
docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background. The final phase of these investigations is being 
scheduled as a result of affirmative preliminary determinations by the 
Department of Commerce that imports of glycine from Japan and Korea are 
being sold in the United States at less than fair value within the 
meaning of section 733 of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b). The investigations 
were requested in a petition filed on March 30, 2007, by GEO Specialty 
Chemicals, Lafayette, IN.
    Although the Department of Commerce has postponed its preliminary 
determination as to whether imports of glycine from India are being, or 
are likely to be sold, in the United States at less than fair value,\2\ 
for purposes of efficiency the Commission is scheduling the final phase 
of that investigation so that it may proceed concurrently with the 
Commission's investigations concerning Japan and Korea.
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    \2\ Glycine from India: Postponement of Preliminary 
Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 72 FR 48257, August 
23, 2007. Commerce is scheduled to make its preliminary 
determination by October 26, 2007.
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    Participation in the investigations and public service list. 
Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if 
the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations, wishing to participate in the final phase of these 
investigations as parties must file an entry of appearance with the 
Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the 
Commission's rules, no later than 21 days prior to the hearing date 
specified in this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance 
during the preliminary phase of the investigations need not file an 
additional notice of appearance during this final phase. The Secretary 
will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses 
of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
investigations.
    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 the final phase of these investigations available to 
authorized applicants under the APO issued in the investigations, 
provided that the application is made no later than 21 days prior to 
the hearing date specified in this notice. Authorized applicants must 
represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are 
parties to the investigations. A party granted access to BPI in the 
preliminary phase of the investigations need not reapply for such 
access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for 
those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Staff report. The prehearing staff report in the final phase of 
these investigations will be placed in the nonpublic record on November 
13, 2007, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to 
section 207.22 of the Commission's rules.
    Hearing. The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the 
final phase of these investigations beginning at 9:30 a.m. on 
Wednesday, November 28, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade 
Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed 
in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before November 
20, 2007. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission's 
deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at 
the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the 
hearing and make oral presentations should attend a prehearing 
conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on November 21, 2007, at the U.S. 
International Trade Commission Building. Oral testimony and written 
materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by 
sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), and 207.24 of the Commission's rules. 
Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing 
testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of 
the hearing.
    Written submissions. Each party who is an interested party shall 
submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must 
conform with the provisions of section 207.23 of the Commission's 
rules; the deadline for filing is Wednesday, November 20, 2007. Parties 
may also file written testimony in connection with their presentation 
at the hearing, as provided in section 207.24 of the Commission's 
rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions 
of section 207.25 of the Commission's rules. The deadline for filing

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posthearing briefs is Wednesday, December 5, 2007; witness testimony 
must be filed no later than three days before the hearing. In addition, 
any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the 
investigations may submit a written statement of information pertinent 
to the subject of the investigations, including statements of support 
or opposition to the petition, on or before December 5, 2007. On 
December 19, 2007, the Commission will make available to parties all 
information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. 
Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before 
December 21, 2007, but such final comments must not contain new factual 
information and must otherwise comply with section 207.30 of the 
Commission's rules. All written submissions must conform with the 
provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's rules; any submissions 
that contain BPI must also 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).
    Additional written submissions to the Commission, including 
requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission's rules, shall 
not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such 
submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request 
by a Commissioner or Commission staff.
    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission's 
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 207.21 of the Commission's rules.

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: September 25, 2007.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E7-19182 Filed 9-27-07; 8:45 am]
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