Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 3238 [E8-790]

Download as PDF 3238 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–913] Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People’s Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is aligning the final determination in the countervailing duty investigation of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (OTR Tires) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) with the final determination in the companion antidumping investigation. AGENCY: EFFECTIVE DATE: January 17, 2008. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Hoadley, Jack Zhao, or Nicholas Czajkowski, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3148, (202) 482–1396, and (202) 482–1395, respectively. Background: On August 7, 2007, the Department initiated the countervailing duty and antidumping duty investigations on OTR Tires from PRC. See Certain New Pneumatic Off-theRoad Tires From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 72 FR 44122 (August 7, 2007), and Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation: Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People’s Republic of China, 72 FR 43591 (August 7, 2007). The countervailing duty and antidumping duty investigations have the same scope with regard to the subject merchandise covered. On December 17, 2007, the Department published the preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determination pertaining to OTR Tires from the PRC. See Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 72 FR 71360 (December 17, 2007). On December 11, 2007, the petitioners, Titan Tire Corporation and United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO–CLC, submitted a letter, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), requesting alignment of VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Jan 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 the final countervailing duty determination with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation of OTR Tires from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance with section 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), we are aligning the final countervailing duty determination on OTR Tires from the PRC with the final determinations in the companion antidumping duty investigation of OTR Tires from the PRC. The final countervailing duty determination will be issued on the same date as the final antidumping duty determination currently scheduled for April 21, 2008, the first business day following the April 20, 2008 deadline for the final antidumping duty determination. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act. Dated: January 10, 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 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ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to comment on this Settlement Agreement should send written comments to the Comment 08–0002, Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Room 502, Bethesda, Maryland 20814– 4408. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis C. Kacoyanis; Trial Attorney, Office of Compliance and Field Operations, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814–4408; telephone (301) 504–7587. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The text of the Agreement and Order appears below. Dated: January 14, 2008. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. In the Matter of Stamina Products, Inc., a corporation. CPSC Docket No. 08–C0002 I. Settlement Agreement and Order 1. This Settlement Agreement is made by and between the staff (‘‘the staff’’) of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘the Commission’’) and Stamina Products, Inc. (‘‘Stamina’’), a corporation, in accordance with the Commission’s Procedures for Investigations, Inspections, and Inquiries under the Consumer Product Safety Act (‘‘CPSA’’), 16 CFR 1118.20. This Settlement Agreement and the incorporated attached Order settle the staff’s allegations set forth below. II. The Parties 2. The Commission is an independent federal regulatory agency responsible for the enforcement of the CPSA, 15 U.S.C. 2051–2084. 3. Stamina is a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Missouri, with its principal corporate office located in Springfield, MO. At all times relevant, Stamina imported and/or distributed exercise equipment and sporting and recreational products. II. Allegations of the Staff 4. Between August 2000 and March 2006, Stamina imported for sale nationwide approximately 668,000 InMotion Trampolines (‘‘trampolines’’), Model Numbers 35–1625, 35–1625A– LC, 35–1625AW, and 36–1625AW–LC. 5. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-913]


Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's 
Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination 
With Final Antidumping Duty Determination

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is aligning the 
final determination in the countervailing duty investigation of certain 
new pneumatic off-the-road tires (OTR Tires) from the People's Republic 
of China (PRC) with the final determination in the companion 
antidumping investigation.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 17, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Hoadley, Jack Zhao, or Nicholas 
Czajkowski, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 
(202) 482-3148, (202) 482-1396, and (202) 482-1395, respectively.
    Background: On August 7, 2007, the Department initiated the 
countervailing duty and antidumping duty investigations on OTR Tires 
from PRC. See Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the 
People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty 
Investigation, 72 FR 44122 (August 7, 2007), and Initiation of 
Antidumping Duty Investigation: Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road 
Tires From the People's Republic of China, 72 FR 43591 (August 7, 
2007). The countervailing duty and antidumping duty investigations have 
the same scope with regard to the subject merchandise covered. On 
December 17, 2007, the Department published the preliminary affirmative 
countervailing duty determination pertaining to OTR Tires from the PRC. 
See Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires from the People's Republic 
of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 72 
FR 71360 (December 17, 2007). On December 11, 2007, the petitioners, 
Titan Tire Corporation and United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, 
Manufacturing, Energy Allied Industrial and Service Workers 
International Union, AFL-CIO-CLC, submitted a letter, pursuant to 19 
CFR 351.210(b)(4), requesting alignment of the final countervailing 
duty determination with the final determination in the companion 
antidumping duty investigation of OTR Tires from the PRC.
    Therefore, in accordance with section 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), we are 
aligning the final countervailing duty determination on OTR Tires from 
the PRC with the final determinations in the companion antidumping duty 
investigation of OTR Tires from the PRC. The final countervailing duty 
determination will be issued on the same date as the final antidumping 
duty determination currently scheduled for April 21, 2008, the first 
business day following the April 20, 2008 deadline for the final 
antidumping duty determination.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 705(a)(1) 
of the Act.

    Dated: January 10, 2008.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-790 Filed 1-16-08; 8:45 am]
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