Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From Brazil, China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates, 67756 [E7-23223]

Download as PDF 67756 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 230 / Friday, November 30, 2007 / Notices Dated: November 20, 2007. Allen Thomas, Attorney Advisor. [FR Doc. E7–23029 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7010–01–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1131–1134 (Preliminary)] Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From Brazil, China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 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 Brazil, China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates of polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip provided for in subheading 3920.62.00 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). Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 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 the investigations under section 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in the investigations under section 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. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION Background obtained by request at the above address. Electronic copies may also be obtained from the USIBWC Home Page at http://www.ibwc.state.gov. AGENCY: On September 28, 2007, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by DuPont Teijin Films, Hopewell, VA; Mitsubishi Polyester Film of America, Greer, SC; SKC America, Inc., Covington, GA; and Toray Plastics (America), Inc., North Kingston, RI, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured and threatened with further material injury by reason of LTFV imports of polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip from Brazil, China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates. Accordingly, effective September 28, 2007, the Commission instituted antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1131–1134 (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 October 5, 2007 (72 FR 57068). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 19, 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 November 13, 2007. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3962 (November 2007), entitled Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Brazil, China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates: Investigation Nos. 731–TA– 1131–1134 (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: November 21, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–23223 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P 1 The record is defined in § 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR § 207.2(f)). VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:27 Nov 29, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Inv. No. 332–494] U.S.-Israel Agricultural Trade: Probable Economic Effect on U.S. and Israeli Agricultural Industries of Conducting Such Trade in a Free Trade Environment United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Institution of investigation and scheduling of hearing. SUMMARY: Following receipt on October 23, 2007, of a request from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the Commission instituted investigation No. 332–494, U.S.-Israel Agricultural Trade: Probable Economic Effect on U.S. and Israeli Agricultural Industries of Conducting Such Trade in a Free Trade Environment. DATES: December 21, 2007: Deadline for filing requests to appear at public hearing. January 3, 2008: Deadline for filing pre-hearing briefs and statements. January 10, 2008: Public hearing. January 16, 2008: Deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and statements. February 1, 2008: Deadline for all other submissions. April 23, 2008: Transmittal of Commission report to USTR. ADDRESSES: All Commission offices, including the Commission’s hearing rooms, are located in the United States International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. All written submissions, including requests to appear at the hearing, should be addressed to the Secretary, United States International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Project leader Mark Simone (202–205– 2049 or mark.simone@usitc.gov) or deputy project leader Erick Oh (202– 205–3033 or erick.oh@usitc.gov) for information specific to this investigation. For information on the legal aspects of the investigation, contact William Gearhart of the Commission’s Office of the General Counsel at 202–205–3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov. The media should contact Margaret O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations at 202–205– 1819 or margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the TDD E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1131-1134 (Preliminary)]


Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From Brazil, 
China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 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 Brazil, China, Thailand, and the United Arab 
Emirates of polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip provided 
for in subheading 3920.62.00 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).
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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)).
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to section 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 the investigations under section 733(b) of the Act, 
or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of 
affirmative final determinations in the investigations under section 
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 September 28, 2007, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by DuPont Teijin Films, Hopewell, VA; Mitsubishi Polyester 
Film of America, Greer, SC; SKC America, Inc., Covington, GA; and Toray 
Plastics (America), Inc., North Kingston, RI, alleging that an industry 
in the United States is materially injured and threatened with further 
material injury by reason of LTFV imports of polyethylene terephthalate 
film, sheet, and strip from Brazil, China, Thailand, and the United 
Arab Emirates. Accordingly, effective September 28, 2007, the 
Commission instituted antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1131-
1134 (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 October 5, 2007 (72 FR 57068). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 19, 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 November 13, 2007. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3962 
(November 2007), entitled Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and 
Strip from Brazil, China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates: 
Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1131-1134 (Preliminary).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: November 21, 2007.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E7-23223 Filed 11-29-07; 8:45 am]
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