Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 58286-58287 [E7-20263]

Download as PDF 58286 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 198 / Monday, October 15, 2007 / Notices Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 10(d)), that the portion of this meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information contact Yvette Springer on (202) 482–2813. Dated: October 10, 2007. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 07–5067 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–816] Certain Corrosion–Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On September 10, 2007, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published its preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain corrosion–resistant carbon steel flat products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period from August 1, 2005, through July 31, 2006. See Certain Corrosion Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 72 FR 51584 (September 10, 2007) (Preliminary Results). We are rescinding the review with respect to the Pohang Iron & Steel Company, Ltd. (POSCO) and Pohang Coated Steel Co., Ltd. (POCOS) (collectively, the POSCO Group). EFFECTIVE DATE: October 15, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Cho at (202) 482–5075 or James Terpstra at (202) 482–3965, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Preliminary Results, the Department inadvertently indicated that it planned to rescind the request for review of the antidumping order for the POSCO sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:55 Oct 12, 2007 Jkt 214001 Group in the Final Results. On December 28, 2006, the petitioners1 timely withdrew their request for an administrative review of the POSCO Group. It is the Department’s practice to rescind an administrative review in a timely manner, in whole or part, if no other interested party submitted comments regarding the petitioners’ timely withdrawal of their request for a review. See Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Tenth Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Pasta from Italy, 72 FR 38060 (July 12, 2007), and also see Certain Pasta From Turkey: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 69 FR 60356 (October 8, 2004). To facilitate the timely implementation of customs instructions, we are rescinding the review of the antidumping order for the POSCO Group. Final Rescission of Administrative Review for the POSCO Group As provided in 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1), ‘‘{t}he Secretary will rescind an administrative review under this section, in whole or in part, if a party that requested a review withdraws the request within 90 days of the date of publication of notice of initiation of the requested review.’’ The petitioners withdrew their request for an administrative review within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the instant administrative review and no other party requested an administrative review of the POSCO Group. No party commented on the petitioners’ withdrawal. Therefore, the Department is rescinding the administrative review with respect to the POSCO Group. Dated: October 2, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–20261 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Northwestern University, et al., Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications, for Duty–Free Entry of Electron Microscopes This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials 1 Petitioners are the United States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) and Mittal Steel USA ISG, Inc. (Mittal Steel USA). PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89– 651, as amended by Pub. L. 106–36, 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue., NW, Washington, D.C. Docket Number: 07–059. Applicant: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 72 FR 53538, September 19, 2007. Docket Number: 07–061. Applicant: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM–1011. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 72 FR 53538, September 19, 2007. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as these instruments are intended to be used, was being manufactured in the United States at the time the instruments were ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument. Dated: October 9, 2007. Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff, Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–20262 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Applications for Duty–Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be postmarked on or before November 5, 2007. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 198 / Monday, October 15, 2007 / Notices Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 2104. Docket Number: 07–055. Applicant: University of Oklahoma, Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, 100 E. Boyd Street, Suite T–301, Norman, OK 73019. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Quanta 200. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used for teaching several undergraduate and graduate courses/laboratories in the Petroleum Engineering Department. Students will use the environmental scanning electron microscope to study rocks mineral composition, cementation, microstructure, pore size distribution etc. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: September 14, 2007. Docket Number: 07–057. Applicant: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720–7th Avenue South - SC 501, Birmingham, AL 35294–0017. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model H–7650–II. Manufacturer: Hitachi High– Technologies Corp., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study the ultrastructure of brain tissue from experimental animals and postmortem human samples. The objectives are to describe normal human brain ultrastructure, ultrastructural abnormalities in the postmortem brains of subjects with brain disease and normal and abnormal ultrastructure in experimental animals. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: September 14, 2007. Docket Number: 07–064. Applicant: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 901 Volker Blvd., Kansas City, MO.64110. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Tecnai G2. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to obtain high resolution and high contrast images of various cellular structures from research models. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: September 7, 2007. Docket Number: 07–065. Applicant: State University of New York at Binghamton, 4400 Vestal Parkway East, Binghamton, NY 13902. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Nova 600 NanoLab, FEI Company, Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument is to be used to provide a single chamber to image, analyze and cross section devices, layers, and interfaces. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: September 25, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:55 Oct 12, 2007 Jkt 214001 Dated: Ocotober 9, 2007. Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff. [FR Doc. E7–20263 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration U.S. Electronic Education Fairs for China and India: Video Contest International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Chinese and Indian nationals studying at U.S. accredited colleges and universities are invited to submit short videos highlighting their experiences with U.S. higher education. DATES: Contest submissions will be accepted from the date of this Notice until 3 p.m. EDT November 9, 2007. Winners will be posted on [or before] November 15, 2007. ADDRESSES: Mail Submissions to Joshua Wu, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1202, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, Tel: (202) 482–2289. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Wu, U.S. Department of Commerce. Tel: (202) 482–2289; Jennifer Moll, U.S. Department of Commerce, Tel: (248) 508–8404; Keith Roth, U.S. Department of Commerce, Rm. 1104. Tel: (202) 482–5012. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Electronic Education Fairs for China and India are part of a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of State. The purpose of the initiative is to inform Chinese and Indian students who are interested in studying outside of their home countries about the breadth and depth of the higher education opportunities available in the United States. To continue the success of LiuXueUSA (‘‘Study Abroad USA’’), a U.S. initiative launched in 2006 to promote U.S. higher education in China, and to promote a similar initiative that will be launched in India later this year, the U.S. Departments of Commerce and State are holding a video contest. The contest aims to find the most compelling stories of Chinese and Indian students studying at U.S. colleges and universities by inviting them to create videos up to 3 minutes about their experiences as international students and the impact that studying in the United States has had on their lives. The winning videos will be featured on PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58287 either the LiuXueUSA or the upcoming India Web site. A DVD release will also follow, sharing these incredible stories with viewers across the globe, and encouraging the next generation of international students to come and experience the opportunities and benefits associated with studying in the United States. Program Details and Rules: • The contest will be open to all Chinese and Indian Nationals studying at U.S. institutions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. • American students may also participate in the filming and editing process. • Videos should be no more than 3 minutes long. • Videos should be submitted either on DVD via mail (see address above) or via email with a link to a site from which the video can be downloaded by November 19, 2007. • Videos should be submitted in Adobe Flash format. • A panel of U.S. Government (USG) officials from the Departments of State, Commerce, and Education will select the winning videos. • Videos should cater to relevant audiences in China or India, including teachers, students, parents and counselors. • All videos should have English subtitles. • The USG will not alter or edit the submitted content in any way, and the students will retain the copyrights of the videos; the USG will be granted rights to use the videos for the purposes of this initiative. • Only amateur submissions will be accepted and considered. • No explicit content (sexual or other) will be accepted. Themes: The videos should address one of the following topics: • What makes U.S. education special for international students? • What has been the most unique experience you have had as a foreign student? • Studies aside, what is your favorite extracurricular activity? • What have been your best and worst food experiences? • How would you characterize your dorm/living experiences in the United States? • How are you paying for your studies? Winners Winners will have their videos featured on one of the above-mentioned Web sites and released on DVD. Other potential opportunities for exposure may also be possible. E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural 
Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, as amended by Pub. 
L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the 
question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the 
purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, 
are being manufactured in the United States.
Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations 
and be postmarked on or before November 5, 2007. Address written 
comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. Department 
of Commerce,

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Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 A.M. 
and 5:00 P.M. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 2104.
Docket Number: 07-055. Applicant: University of Oklahoma, Mewbourne 
School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, 100 E. Boyd Street, 
Suite T-301, Norman, OK 73019. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Quanta 
200. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The 
instrument is intended to be used for teaching several undergraduate 
and graduate courses/laboratories in the Petroleum Engineering 
Department. Students will use the environmental scanning electron 
microscope to study rocks mineral composition, cementation, 
microstructure, pore size distribution etc. Application accepted by 
Commissioner of Customs: September 14, 2007.
Docket Number: 07-057. Applicant: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 
1720-7th Avenue South - SC 501, Birmingham, AL 35294-0017. Instrument: 
Electron Microscope, Model H-7650-II. Manufacturer: Hitachi High-
Technologies Corp., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to 
be used to study the ultrastructure of brain tissue from experimental 
animals and postmortem human samples. The objectives are to describe 
normal human brain ultrastructure, ultrastructural abnormalities in the 
postmortem brains of subjects with brain disease and normal and 
abnormal ultrastructure in experimental animals. Application accepted 
by Commissioner of Customs: September 14, 2007.
Docket Number: 07-064. Applicant: Stowers Institute for Medical 
Research, 901 Volker Blvd., Kansas City, MO.64110. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope, Model Tecnai G2. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. 
Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to obtain high 
resolution and high contrast images of various cellular structures from 
research models. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: 
September 7, 2007.
Docket Number: 07-065. Applicant: State University of New York at 
Binghamton, 4400 Vestal Parkway East, Binghamton, NY 13902. Instrument: 
Electron Microscope, Model Nova 600 NanoLab, FEI Company, Netherlands. 
Intended Use: The instrument is to be used to provide a single chamber 
to image, analyze and cross section devices, layers, and interfaces. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: September 25, 2007.

    Dated: Ocotober 9, 2007.
Faye Robinson,
Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff.
[FR Doc. E7-20263 Filed 10-12-07; 8:45 am]
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