Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Reviews, 31974-31975 [E8-12611]

Download as PDF 31974 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 109 / Thursday, June 5, 2008 / Notices U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to continue to suspend liquidation of all imports of subject merchandise as described in the ‘‘Scope of Investigation’’ section, that are entered or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after October 17, 2007, which is 90 days prior to the date of publication of the preliminary determination in the Federal Register, except for imports from Yulong. In specific regard to Yulong, we are directing CBP to continue to suspend liquidation of all entries of subject merchandise as described in the ‘‘Scope of Investigation’’ section, entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after January 25, 2008, which is 90 days prior to the date of publication of the amended preliminary determination in the Federal Register. See Amended Preliminary Determination. We will instruct CBP to continue to require a cash deposit or the posting of a bond for all companies based on the estimated weighted–average dumping margins shown above. The suspension of liquidation instructions will remain in effect until further notice. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES International Trade Commission Notification In accordance with section 735(d) of the Act, we have notified the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) of our final determination of sales at LTFV. As our final determination is affirmative, in accordance with section 735(b)(2) of the Act, within 45 days the ITC will determine whether the domestic industry in the United States is materially injured, or threatened with material injury, by reason of imports or sales (or the likelihood of sales) for importation of the subject merchandise. If the ITC determines that material injury or threat of material injury does not exist, the proceeding will be terminated and all securities posted will be refunded or canceled. If the ITC determines that such injury does exist, the Department will issue an antidumping duty order directing CBP to assess, upon further instruction by the Department, antidumping duties on all imports of the subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the effective date of the suspension of liquidation. Notification Regarding APO This notice also serves as a reminder to the parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:51 Jun 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. This determination is issued and published in accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Period Rather than the Comparison Period in its Critical Circumstances Analysis Dated: May 29, 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews Comment 1: Whether the Scope Language Should Include End–Use Definition and Reference to End–Use Applications Comment 2: Whether the Department Should Graduate the People’s Republic of China to Market Economy Status Comment 3: Whether the Department Should Calculate a Company–Specific Separate Rate for Weifang East Pipe Comment 4: Whether the Department Should Find Weifang East Pipe to be a Market–Oriented Enterprise Comment 5: Whether the Department Should Utilize Weifang East Pipe’s Actual Hot–Rolled Costs When Calculating an AD Margin Due to the Existence of the Companion Countervailing Duty Investigation Comment 6: Whether a Double–Remedy Results from the Simultaneous Application of Non–Market Economy AD and Countervailing Duty Methodologies Comment 7: Whether the Department’s Amended Preliminary Determination Violated Legal Principles Comment 8: Whether the Department Should Employ Weifang East Pipe’s Suggested Analytical Approach For Calculating Its Company–Specific Margin Comment 9: Whether the Department Should Assign Weifang East Pipe’s Company–Specific AD Rate to All Cooperative Separate Rate Respondents Comment 10: Whether the Department Should Make an Adjustment for Countervailable Export Subsidies Comment 11: Whether the Department Should Use the Highest Petition Margin as the Adverse Facts Available Rate Comment 12: Whether the Department Should Find That Critical Circumstances Do Not Exist for Yulong Comment 13: Whether the Department Should Analyze Critical Circumstances on an Importer–Specific Basis in its Critical Circumstances Analysis Comment 14: Whether the Department Should Include June 2007 in the Base Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Billing Code: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is automatically initiating a five-year review (‘‘Sunset Review’’) of the antidumping duty orders listed below. The International Trade Commission (‘‘the Commission’’) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same orders. EFFECTIVE DATE: June 2, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department official identified in the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230. For information from the Commission contact Mary Messer, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission at (202) 205–3193. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Appendix PO 00000 [FR Doc. E8–12608 Filed 6–4–08; 8:45 am] Background The Department’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in its Procedures for Conducting FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 (March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on methodological or analytical issues relevant to the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews is set forth in the Department’s Policy Bulletin 98.3—Policies Regarding the Conduct of Five-Year (’’Sunset’’) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders: Policy Bulletin, 63 FR 18871 (April 16, 1998). Initiation of Review In accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(c), we are initiating the Sunset Review of the following antidumping duty orders: E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 31975 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 109 / Thursday, June 5, 2008 / Notices DOC Case No. ITC Case No. Country Product Department Contact A–570–879 ........................ 731–TA–1014 .................... PRC ................................... Polyvinyl Alcohol ............... A–588–861 ........................ 731–TA–1016 .................... Japan ................................ Polyvinyl Alcohol ............... A–580–850 ........................ 731–TA–1017 .................... Korea ................................. Polyvinyl Alcohol ............... A–570–878 ........................ 731–TA–1013 .................... PRC ................................... Saccharin .......................... Brandon Farlander, (202) 482–0182. Brandon Farlander, (202) 482–0182. Brandon Farlander, (202) 482–0182. Andrea Berton, (202) 482– 4037. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES Filing Information As a courtesy, we are making information related to Sunset proceedings, including copies of the pertinent statute and Department’s regulations, the Department schedule for Sunset Reviews, a listing of past revocations and continuations, and current service lists, available to the public on the Department’s sunset Internet Web site at the following address: ‘‘http://ia.ita.doc.gov/sunset/.’’ All submissions in this Sunset Review must be filed in accordance with the Department’s regulations regarding format, translation, service, and certification of documents. These rules can be found at 19 CFR 351.303. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103(c), the Department will maintain and make available a service list for this proceeding. To facilitate the timely preparation of the service list(s), it is requested that those seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding contact the Department in writing 10 days of the publication of the Notice of Initiation. Because deadlines in Sunset Reviews can be very short, we urge interested parties to apply for access to proprietary information under administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) immediately following publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. The required contents of the notice of intent to participate are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(ii) as set forth below. Information Required From Interested Parties Domestic interested parties defined in section 771(9)(C), (D), (E), (F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b)) wishing to participate in this Sunset Review must respond not later than 15 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. The required contents of the notice of intent to participate are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(ii). In accordance with the Department’s regulations, if we do not receive a notice of intent to participate from at least one VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:51 Jun 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 domestic interested party by the 15-day deadline, the Department will automatically revoke the order without further review. See 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii). If we receive an order-specific notice of intent to participate from a domestic interested party, the Department’s regulations provide that all parties wishing to participate in the Sunset Review must file complete substantive responses not later than 30 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. The required contents of a substantive response, on an order-specific basis, are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3). Note that certain information requirements differ for respondent and domestic parties. Also, note that the Department’s information requirements are distinct from the Commission’s information requirements. Please consult the Department’s regulations for information regarding the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews.1 Please consult the Department’s regulations at 19 CFR Part 351 for definitions of terms and for other general information concerning antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings at the Department. This notice of initiation is being published in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c). Dated: May 30, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–12611 Filed 6–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 1 In comments made on the interim final sunset regulations, a number of parties stated that the proposed five-day period for rebuttals to substantive responses to a notice of initiation was insufficient. This requirement was retained in the final sunset regulations at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(4). As provided in 19 CFR 351.302(b), however, the Department will consider individual requests of that five-day deadline based upon a showing of good cause. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (DCC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary (GRNMS or sanctuary) is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (council) Charter/ Commercial Fishing and University Education. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve three-year terms, pursuant to the council’s Charter. DATES: Applications are due by July 15, 2008. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Becky Shortland, Council Coordinator (becky.shortland@noaa.gov), 10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411; 912–598–2381). Completed applications should be sent to the same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Becky Shortland, Council Coordinator (becky.shortland@noaa.gov), 10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411; 912–598–2381. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The sanctuary advisory council was established in August 1999 to provide advice and recommendations on management and protection of the sanctuary. The advisory council, through its members, also serves as E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 109 (Thursday, June 5, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31974-31975]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, 
as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the 
Department'') is automatically initiating a five-year review (``Sunset 
Review'') of the antidumping duty orders listed below. The 
International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing 
concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year 
Review which covers the same orders.

EFFECTIVE DATE: June 2, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department official identified in 
the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Import 
Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20230. 
For information from the Commission contact Mary Messer, Office of 
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission at (202) 205-3193.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Department's procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are 
set forth in its Procedures for Conducting Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 
(March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on 
methodological or analytical issues relevant to the Department's 
conduct of Sunset Reviews is set forth in the Department's Policy 
Bulletin 98.3--Policies Regarding the Conduct of Five-Year (''Sunset'') 
Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders: Policy Bulletin, 
63 FR 18871 (April 16, 1998).

 Initiation of Review

    In accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(c), we are initiating the Sunset 
Review of the following antidumping duty orders:

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          DOC  Case No.              ITC  Case No.          Country             Product       Department Contact
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A-570-879.......................  731-TA-1014.......  PRC...............  Polyvinyl Alcohol.  Brandon Farlander,
                                                                                               (202) 482-0182.
A-588-861.......................  731-TA-1016.......  Japan.............  Polyvinyl Alcohol.  Brandon Farlander,
                                                                                               (202) 482-0182.
A-580-850.......................  731-TA-1017.......  Korea.............  Polyvinyl Alcohol.  Brandon Farlander,
                                                                                               (202) 482-0182.
A-570-878.......................  731-TA-1013.......  PRC...............  Saccharin.........  Andrea Berton,
                                                                                               (202) 482-4037.
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Filing Information

    As a courtesy, we are making information related to Sunset 
proceedings, including copies of the pertinent statute and Department's 
regulations, the Department schedule for Sunset Reviews, a listing of 
past revocations and continuations, and current service lists, 
available to the public on the Department's sunset Internet Web site at 
the following address: ``http://ia.ita.doc.gov/sunset/.'' All 
submissions in this Sunset Review must be filed in accordance with the 
Department's regulations regarding format, translation, service, and 
certification of documents. These rules can be found at 19 CFR 351.303.
    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103(c), the Department will maintain and 
make available a service list for this proceeding. To facilitate the 
timely preparation of the service list(s), it is requested that those 
seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding contact the 
Department in writing 10 days of the publication of the Notice of 
Initiation.
    Because deadlines in Sunset Reviews can be very short, we urge 
interested parties to apply for access to proprietary information under 
administrative protective order (``APO'') immediately following 
publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation by 
filing a notice of intent to participate. The required contents of the 
notice of intent to participate are set forth at 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(ii) as set forth below.

Information Required From Interested Parties

    Domestic interested parties defined in section 771(9)(C), (D), (E), 
(F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b)) wishing to participate 
in this Sunset Review must respond not later than 15 days after the 
date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of 
initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. The required 
contents of the notice of intent to participate are set forth at 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(ii). In accordance with the Department's regulations, if 
we do not receive a notice of intent to participate from at least one 
domestic interested party by the 15-day deadline, the Department will 
automatically revoke the order without further review. See 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(iii).
    If we receive an order-specific notice of intent to participate 
from a domestic interested party, the Department's regulations provide 
that all parties wishing to participate in the Sunset Review must file 
complete substantive responses not later than 30 days after the date of 
publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. The 
required contents of a substantive response, on an order-specific 
basis, are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3). Note that certain 
information requirements differ for respondent and domestic parties. 
Also, note that the Department's information requirements are distinct 
from the Commission's information requirements. Please consult the 
Department's regulations for information regarding the Department's 
conduct of Sunset Reviews.\1\ Please consult the Department's 
regulations at 19 CFR Part 351 for definitions of terms and for other 
general information concerning antidumping and countervailing duty 
proceedings at the Department.
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    \1\ In comments made on the interim final sunset regulations, a 
number of parties stated that the proposed five-day period for 
rebuttals to substantive responses to a notice of initiation was 
insufficient. This requirement was retained in the final sunset 
regulations at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(4). As provided in 19 CFR 
351.302(b), however, the Department will consider individual 
requests of that five-day deadline based upon a showing of good 
cause.
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    This notice of initiation is being published in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(c).

    Dated: May 30, 2008.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-12611 Filed 6-4-08; 8:45 am]
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