Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People's Republic of China, 42547-42549 [E8-16767]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 22, 2008 / Notices are not liable for the assessment of countervailing duties due to the Department’s discontinuation, effective March 12, 2008, of the suspension of liquidation. With regard to the ITC’s negative critical circumstances determination, we will instruct CBP to lift suspension, release any bond or other security, and refund any cash deposit made to secure the payment of antidumping duties with respect to entries of the merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after August 15, 2007, but before November 13, 2007 (i.e., the 90 days prior to the date of publication of the Preliminary Determination). In accordance with section 706 of the Act, the Department will direct CBP to reinstitute the suspension of liquidation for CWP from the PRC, effective the date of publication of the ITC’s notice of final determination in the Federal Register and to assess, upon further advice by the Department pursuant to section 706(a)(1) of the Act, countervailing duties for each entry of the subject merchandise in an amount based on the net countervailable subsidy rates for the subject merchandise as noted below. Exporter/Manufacturer Net Subsidy Rate Weifang East Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. ........................................................................................................................... Zhejiang Kingland Pipeline and Technologies Co., Ltd., Kingland Group Co., Ltd, Beijing Kingland Centruy Technologies Co., Zhejiang Kingland Pipeline Industry Co., Ltd., and Shanxi Kingland Pipeline Co., Ltd. ...... Tianjin Shuangjie Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.; Tianjin Shuangjie Steel Pipe Group Co., Ltd.; Tianjin Wa Song Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd.; and Tianjin Shuanglian Galvanizing Products Co., Ltd. .............................................................. All Others ................................................................................................................................................................. This notice constitutes the countervailing duty order with respect to CWP from the PRC, pursuant to section 706(a) of the Act. Interested parties may contact the Department’s CRU, Room 1117 of the Main Commerce Building, for copies of an updated list of countervailing duty orders currently in effect. This order is issued and published in accordance with section 706(a) of Act, 19 CFR 351.224(e), and 19 CFR 351.211(b). Dated: July 16, 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–16753 Filed 7–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–570–910 Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People’s Republic of China Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 22, 2008. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) and the International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (‘‘CWP’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). On July 15, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Circular sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:47 Jul 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from China, Investigation Nos. 701–TA–447 and 731–TA–1116 (Final), USITC Publication 4019 (July 2008). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Martin or Maisha Cryor, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3936 or (202) 482– 5831, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’), on June 5, 2008, the Department published the Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Affirmative Final Determination of Critical Circumstances: Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People’s Republic of China, 73 FR 31970 (June 5, 2008) (‘‘Final Determination’’). Scope of Order The merchandise subject to this proceeding is certain welded carbon quality steel pipes and tubes, of circular cross-section, and with an outside diameter of 0.372 inches (9.45 mm) or more, but not more than 16 inches (406.4 mm), whether or not stenciled, regardless of wall thickness, surface finish (e.g., black, galvanized, or painted), end finish (e.g., plain end, beveled end, grooved, threaded, or threaded and coupled), or industry specification (e.g., ASTM, proprietary, or other), generally known as standard pipe and structural pipe (they may also be referred to as circular, structural, or mechanical tubing). Specifically, the term ‘‘carbon quality’’ includes products in which (a) iron predominates, by weight, over each of the other contained elements; (b) the PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 42547 Sfmt 4703 29.62% 44.93% 616.83% 37.28% carbon content is 2 percent or less, by weight; and (c) none of the elements listed below exceeds the quantity, by weight, as indicated: (i) 1.80 percent of manganese; (ii) 2.25 percent of silicon; (iii) 1.00 percent of copper; (iv) 0.50 percent of aluminum; (v) 1.25 percent of chromium; (vi) 0.30 percent of cobalt; (vii) 0.40 percent of lead; (viii) 1.25 percent of nickel; (ix) 0.30 percent of tungsten; (x) 0.15 percent of molybdenum; (xi) 0.10 percent of niobium; (xii) 0.41 percent of titanium; (xiii) 0.15 percent of vanadium; or (xiv) 0.15 percent of zirconium. Standard pipe is made primarily to American Society for Testing and Materials (‘‘ASTM’’) specifications, but can be made to other specifications. Standard pipe is made primarily to ASTM specifications A–53, A–135, and A–795. Structural pipe is made primarily to ASTM specifications A–252 and A–500. Standard and structural pipe may also be produced to proprietary specifications rather than to industry specifications. This is often the case, for example, with fence tubing. Pipe multiple–stenciled to a standard and/or structural specification and to any other specification, such as the American Petroleum Institute (‘‘API’’) API–5L specification, is also covered by the scope of this investigation when it meets the physical description set forth above and also has one or more of the following characteristics: is 32 feet in length or less; is less than 2.0 inches (50 mm) in outside diameter; has a galvanized and/or painted surface finish; or has a threaded and/or coupled end finish. (The term ‘‘painted’’ does not include coatings to inhibit rust in transit, such as varnish, but includes coatings such as polyester.) E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 42548 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 22, 2008 / Notices The scope of this investigation does not include: (a) pipe suitable for use in boilers, superheaters, heat exchangers, condensers, refining furnaces and feedwater heaters, whether or not cold drawn; (b) mechanical tubing, whether or not cold–drawn; (c) finished electrical conduit; (d) finished scaffolding; (e) tube and pipe hollows for redrawing; (f) oil country tubular goods produced to API specifications; and (g) line pipe produced to only API specifications. The pipe products that are the subject of this investigation are currently classifiable in HTSUS statistical reporting numbers 7306.30.10.00, 7306.30.50.25, 7306.30.50.32, 7306.30.50.40, 7306.30.50.55, 7306.30.50.85, 7306.30.50.90, 7306.50.10.00, 7306.50.50.50, 7306.50.50.70, 7306.19.10.10, 7306.19.10.50, 7306.19.51.10, and 7306.19.51.50. However, the product description, and not the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) classification, is dispositive of whether merchandise imported into the United States falls within the scope of the investigation. Antidumping Duty Order On July 15, 2008, in accordance with section 735(d) of the Act, the ITC notified the Department of its final determination, pursuant to section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of less– than-fair–value imports of subject merchandise from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance with section 736(a)(1) of the Act, the Department will direct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to assess, upon further instruction by the Department, antidumping duties equal to the amount by which the normal value of the merchandise exceeds the export price (or constructed export price) of the merchandise for all relevant entries of CWP from the PRC. These antidumping duties will be assessed on all unliquidated entries of CWP, except for entries of merchandise exported and produced by Jiangsu Yulong Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. (‘‘Yulong’’), from the PRC entered, or withdrawn from the warehouse, for consumption on or after January 15, 2008, the date on which the Department published its preliminary determination. See Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination, 73 FR 2445 (January 15, 2008) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). Antidumping duties will be assessed on all unliquidated entries of subject merchandise exported by Yulong entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after April 24, 2008, the date on which the Department published the amended preliminary determination. See Amended Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People’s Republic of China, 73 FR 22130 (April 24, 2008) (‘‘Amended Preliminary Determination’’). With regard to the ITC’s negative critical circumstances determination, we will instruct CBP to lift suspension, release any bond or other security, and refund any cash deposit made to secure the payment of antidumping duties with respect to entries of the merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after October 17, 2007, but before January 15, 2008 (i.e., the 90 days prior to the date of publication of the Preliminary Determination). In specific regard to Yulong, we will instruct CBP to lift suspension, release any bond or other security, and refund any cash deposit made to secure the payment of antidumping duties with respect to entries of the merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after January 25, 2008, but before April 24, 2008 (i.e., the 90 days prior to the date of publication of the Amended Preliminary Determination). Section 733(d) of the Act states that instructions issued pursuant to an affirmative preliminary determination may not remain in effect for more than four months except where exporters representing a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise request the Department to extend that four-month period to no more than six months. At the request of exporters that account for a significant proportion of CWP, we extended the four-month period to no more than six months. See Preliminary Determination, 73 FR at 2446. In this investigation, the sixmonth period beginning on the date of the publication of the Preliminary Determination (i.e., January 15, 2008) ends on July 13, 2008. Furthermore, section 737 of the Act states that definitive duties are to begin on the date of publication of the ITC’s final injury determination. Therefore, in accordance with section 733(d) of the Act and our practice, we will instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation and to liquidate, without regard to antidumping duties, unliquidated entries of CWP from the PRC entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption after July 13, 2008, and before the date of publication of the ITC’s final injury determination in the Federal Register. Suspension of liquidation will continue on or after the date of publication of the ITC’s final injury determination in the Federal Register. Effective on the date of publication of the ITC’s final affirmative injury determination, CBP, pursuant to section 735(c)(3) of the Act, will require, at the same time as importers would normally deposit estimated duties on this merchandise, a cash deposit equal to the estimated weighted–average antidumping duty margins as listed below. The ‘‘PRC–wide’’ rate applies to all exporters of subject merchandise not specifically listed. The weighted– average dumping margins are as follows: Weighted–Average Margin sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Exporter Producer Beijing Sai Lin Ke Hardware Co., Ltd. .............................. Wuxi Fastube Industry Co., Ltd. ........................................ Jiangsu Guoqiang Zinc–Plating Industrial Co., Ltd. .......... Wuxi Eric Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. ........................................... Qingdao Xiangxing Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. ............................ Wah Cit Enterprises ........................................................... Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co., Ltd. ........... Hengshui Jinghua Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. ............................. Zhangjiagang Zhongyuan Pipe–Making Co, Ltd. .............. Weifang East Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. ..................................... Shijiazhuang Zhongqing Imp & Exp Co., Ltd. ................... Tianjin Baolai Int’l Trade Co., Ltd. ..................................... Xuzhou Guang Huan Steel Tube Products Co., Ltd. Wuxi Fastube Industry Co., Ltd. Jiangsu Guoqiang Zinc–Plating Industrial Co.,Ltd. Wuxi Eric Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. Qingdao Xiangxing Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co., Ltd. Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co., Ltd. Hengshui Jinghua Steel Pipe Co.,Ltd. Zhangjiagang Zhongyuan Pipe–Making Co., Ltd. Weifang East Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. Bazhou Zhuofa Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. Tianjin Jinghai County Baolai Business and Industry Co., Ltd. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:47 Jul 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 42549 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 22, 2008 / Notices Weighted–Average Margin Exporter Producer Wai Ming (Tianjin) Int’l Trading Co., Ltd. .......................... Bazhou Dong Sheng Hot–dipped Galvanized Steel Pipes Co., Ltd. Kunshan Lets Win Steel Machinery Co., Ltd. Bazhou Dong Sheng Hot–dipped Galvanized Steel Pipes Co., Ltd. Dalian Brollo Steel Tubes Ltd. Benxi Northern Pipes Co., Ltd. Huludao Steel Pipe Industrial Co. Benxi Northern Pipes Co., Ltd. Huludao Steel Pipe Industrial Co. Tianjin Lifengyuanda Steel Group Tianjin Xingyunda Steel Pipe Co. Tianjin Lituo Steel Products Co. Tangshan Fengnan District Xinlida Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. Jiangyin Jianye Metal Products Co., Ltd. Shandong Xinyuan Group Co., Ltd. Tianjin Hexing Steel Co., Ltd. Tianjin Ruitong Steel Co., Ltd. Tianjin Yayi Industrial Co. Kunshan Hongyuan Machinery Manufacture Co., Ltd. Shandong Xinyuan Group Co., Ltd. .................................................................................................... Kunshan Lets Win Steel Machinery Co., Ltd. ................... Shenyang Boyu M/E Co., Ltd. ........................................... Dalian Brollo Steel Tubes Ltd. ........................................... Benxi Northern Pipes Co., Ltd. .......................................... Shanghai Metals & Minerals Import & Export Corp. ......... Shanghai Metals & Minerals Import & Export Corp. ......... Huludao Steel Pipe Industrial Co. ..................................... Tianjin Xingyuda Import & Export Co., Ltd. ....................... Tianjin Xingyuda Import & Export Co., Ltd. ....................... Tianjin Xingyuda Import & Export Co., Ltd. ....................... Tianjin Xingyuda Import & Export Co., Ltd. ....................... Jiangyin Jianye Metal Products Co., Ltd. .......................... Rizhao Xingye Import & Export Co., Ltd. .......................... Tianjin No. 1 Steel Rolled Co., Ltd. ................................... Tianjin No. 1 Steel Rolled Co., Ltd. ................................... Tianjin No. 1 Steel Rolled Co., Ltd. ................................... Kunshan Hongyuan Machinery Manufacture Co., Ltd. ..... Qingdao Yongjie Import & Export Co., Ltd. ....................... PRC–Wide Entity ............................................................... This notice constitutes the antidumping duty order with respect to CWP from the PRC pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested parties may contact the Department’s Central Records Unit, Room 1217 of the main Commerce building, for copies of an updated list of antidumping duty orders currently in effect. This order is published in accordance with section 736(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211. Dated: July 16, 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–16767 Filed 7–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 August 11, 2008. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:47 Jul 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 Washington, D.C. 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 2104. Docket Number: 08–033. Applicant: University of Connecticut, 97 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT 06269–3136. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Tecnai G2 Spirit TWIN. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to perform low dose and/or cryogenic imaging of soft matter and other beam–sensitive materials. It will also be used in the research of polymeric materials, gels, biomaterials and novel catalytic materials. Further, the instrument will have the ability to observe the mechanical response of nanomaterials, piezoceramics and other materials. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 25, 2008. Docket Number: 08–034. Applicant: Harvard Medical School, 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Tecnai G2 F20. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to seek high resolution information from certain biological specimens such as membrane proteins, viruses, specialized sub–cellular organelles such as membrane–traffic intermediates and kinetochores. This information will be used to determine high resolution structures of sub–cellular assemblies in order to understand such fundamental cellular processes as mitosis, transport of water and ions across membranes and entry of viruses and other pathogens PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 69.20 85.55 into cells. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: July 9, 2008. Date: July 16, 2008 Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff. [FR Doc. E8–16763 Filed 7–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–549–502 Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 22, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Myrna Lobo or Jacqueline Arrowsmith, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2371 or (202) 482– 5255, respectively. AGENCY: Background On April 7, 2008, the Department published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Thailand. See Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Thailand: Preliminary Results of E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 22, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

A-570-910


Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Circular Welded Carbon Quality 
Steel Pipe from the People's Republic of China

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 22, 2008.
SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission 
(``ITC''), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on 
circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (``CWP'') from the People's 
Republic of China (``PRC''). On July 15, 2008, the ITC notified the 
Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a 
U.S. industry. See Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from 
China, Investigation Nos. 701-TA-447 and 731-TA-1116 (Final), USITC 
Publication 4019 (July 2008).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Martin or Maisha Cryor, Import 
Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 
20230; telephone: (202) 482-3936 or (202) 482-5831, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with sections 735(d) and 
777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the ``Act''), on June 
5, 2008, the Department published the Notice of Final Determination of 
Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Affirmative Final Determination of 
Critical Circumstances: Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from 
the People's Republic of China, 73 FR 31970 (June 5, 2008) (``Final 
Determination'').

Scope of Order

    The merchandise subject to this proceeding is certain welded carbon 
quality steel pipes and tubes, of circular cross-section, and with an 
outside diameter of 0.372 inches (9.45 mm) or more, but not more than 
16 inches (406.4 mm), whether or not stenciled, regardless of wall 
thickness, surface finish (e.g., black, galvanized, or painted), end 
finish (e.g., plain end, beveled end, grooved, threaded, or threaded 
and coupled), or industry specification (e.g., ASTM, proprietary, or 
other), generally known as standard pipe and structural pipe (they may 
also be referred to as circular, structural, or mechanical tubing).
    Specifically, the term ``carbon quality'' includes products in 
which (a) iron predominates, by weight, over each of the other 
contained elements; (b) the carbon content is 2 percent or less, by 
weight; and (c) none of the elements listed below exceeds the quantity, 
by weight, as indicated:
(i) 1.80 percent of manganese;
(ii) 2.25 percent of silicon;
(iii) 1.00 percent of copper;
(iv) 0.50 percent of aluminum;
(v) 1.25 percent of chromium;
(vi) 0.30 percent of cobalt;
(vii) 0.40 percent of lead;
(viii) 1.25 percent of nickel;
(ix) 0.30 percent of tungsten;
(x) 0.15 percent of molybdenum;
(xi) 0.10 percent of niobium;
(xii) 0.41 percent of titanium;
(xiii) 0.15 percent of vanadium; or
(xiv) 0.15 percent of zirconium.
    Standard pipe is made primarily to American Society for Testing and 
Materials (``ASTM'') specifications, but can be made to other 
specifications. Standard pipe is made primarily to ASTM specifications 
A-53, A-135, and A-795. Structural pipe is made primarily to ASTM 
specifications A-252 and A-500. Standard and structural pipe may also 
be produced to proprietary specifications rather than to industry 
specifications. This is often the case, for example, with fence tubing. 
Pipe multiple-stenciled to a standard and/or structural specification 
and to any other specification, such as the American Petroleum 
Institute (``API'') API-5L specification, is also covered by the scope 
of this investigation when it meets the physical description set forth 
above and also has one or more of the following characteristics: is 32 
feet in length or less; is less than 2.0 inches (50 mm) in outside 
diameter; has a galvanized and/or painted surface finish; or has a 
threaded and/or coupled end finish. (The term ``painted'' does not 
include coatings to inhibit rust in transit, such as varnish, but 
includes coatings such as polyester.)

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    The scope of this investigation does not include: (a) pipe suitable 
for use in boilers, superheaters, heat exchangers, condensers, refining 
furnaces and feedwater heaters, whether or not cold drawn; (b) 
mechanical tubing, whether or not cold-drawn; (c) finished electrical 
conduit; (d) finished scaffolding; (e) tube and pipe hollows for 
redrawing; (f) oil country tubular goods produced to API 
specifications; and (g) line pipe produced to only API specifications.
    The pipe products that are the subject of this investigation are 
currently classifiable in HTSUS statistical reporting numbers 
7306.30.10.00, 7306.30.50.25, 7306.30.50.32, 7306.30.50.40, 
7306.30.50.55, 7306.30.50.85, 7306.30.50.90, 7306.50.10.00, 
7306.50.50.50, 7306.50.50.70, 7306.19.10.10, 7306.19.10.50, 
7306.19.51.10, and 7306.19.51.50. However, the product description, and 
not the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS'') 
classification, is dispositive of whether merchandise imported into the 
United States falls within the scope of the investigation.

Antidumping Duty Order

    On July 15, 2008, in accordance with section 735(d) of the Act, the 
ITC notified the Department of its final determination, pursuant to 
section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act, that an industry in the United 
States is materially injured by reason of less-than-fair-value imports 
of subject merchandise from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance with 
section 736(a)(1) of the Act, the Department will direct U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess, upon further instruction by 
the Department, antidumping duties equal to the amount by which the 
normal value of the merchandise exceeds the export price (or 
constructed export price) of the merchandise for all relevant entries 
of CWP from the PRC. These antidumping duties will be assessed on all 
unliquidated entries of CWP, except for entries of merchandise exported 
and produced by Jiangsu Yulong Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. (``Yulong''), from 
the PRC entered, or withdrawn from the warehouse, for consumption on or 
after January 15, 2008, the date on which the Department published its 
preliminary determination. See Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel 
Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of 
Final Determination, 73 FR 2445 (January 15, 2008) (``Preliminary 
Determination''). Antidumping duties will be assessed on all 
unliquidated entries of subject merchandise exported by Yulong entered, 
or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after April 24, 
2008, the date on which the Department published the amended 
preliminary determination. See Amended Preliminary Determination of 
Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel 
Pipe From the People's Republic of China, 73 FR 22130 (April 24, 2008) 
(``Amended Preliminary Determination'').
    With regard to the ITC's negative critical circumstances 
determination, we will instruct CBP to lift suspension, release any 
bond or other security, and refund any cash deposit made to secure the 
payment of antidumping duties with respect to entries of the 
merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or 
after October 17, 2007, but before January 15, 2008 (i.e., the 90 days 
prior to the date of publication of the Preliminary Determination). In 
specific regard to Yulong, we will instruct CBP to lift suspension, 
release any bond or other security, and refund any cash deposit made to 
secure the payment of antidumping duties with respect to entries of the 
merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or 
after January 25, 2008, but before April 24, 2008 (i.e., the 90 days 
prior to the date of publication of the Amended Preliminary 
Determination).
    Section 733(d) of the Act states that instructions issued pursuant 
to an affirmative preliminary determination may not remain in effect 
for more than four months except where exporters representing a 
significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise request 
the Department to extend that four-month period to no more than six 
months. At the request of exporters that account for a significant 
proportion of CWP, we extended the four-month period to no more than 
six months. See Preliminary Determination, 73 FR at 2446. In this 
investigation, the six-month period beginning on the date of the 
publication of the Preliminary Determination (i.e., January 15, 2008) 
ends on July 13, 2008. Furthermore, section 737 of the Act states that 
definitive duties are to begin on the date of publication of the ITC's 
final injury determination. Therefore, in accordance with section 
733(d) of the Act and our practice, we will instruct CBP to terminate 
the suspension of liquidation and to liquidate, without regard to 
antidumping duties, unliquidated entries of CWP from the PRC entered, 
or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption after July 13, 2008, and 
before the date of publication of the ITC's final injury determination 
in the Federal Register. Suspension of liquidation will continue on or 
after the date of publication of the ITC's final injury determination 
in the Federal Register.
    Effective on the date of publication of the ITC's final affirmative 
injury determination, CBP, pursuant to section 735(c)(3) of the Act, 
will require, at the same time as importers would normally deposit 
estimated duties on this merchandise, a cash deposit equal to the 
estimated weighted-average antidumping duty margins as listed below. 
The ``PRC-wide'' rate applies to all exporters of subject merchandise 
not specifically listed. The weighted-average dumping margins are as 
follows:

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             Exporter                                      Producer                                 Margin
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Beijing Sai Lin Ke Hardware Co.,            Xuzhou Guang Huan Steel Tube Products Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Ltd.............................
Wuxi Fastube Industry Co., Ltd...                           Wuxi Fastube Industry Co., Ltd.                69.20
Jiangsu Guoqiang Zinc-Plating             Jiangsu Guoqiang Zinc-Plating Industrial Co.,Ltd.                69.20
 Industrial Co., Ltd.............
Wuxi Eric Steel Pipe Co., Ltd....                            Wuxi Eric Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.                69.20
Qingdao Xiangxing Steel Pipe Co.,                    Qingdao Xiangxing Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Ltd.............................
Wah Cit Enterprises..............         Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co., Ltd.                69.20
Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe              Guangdong Walsall Steel Pipe Industrial Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Industrial Co., Ltd.............
Hengshui Jinghua Steel Pipe Co.,                       Hengshui Jinghua Steel Pipe Co.,Ltd.                69.20
 Ltd.............................
Zhangjiagang Zhongyuan Pipe-                   Zhangjiagang Zhongyuan Pipe-Making Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Making Co, Ltd..................
Weifang East Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.                         Weifang East Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.                69.20
Shijiazhuang Zhongqing Imp & Exp                         Bazhou Zhuofa Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
Tianjin Baolai Int'l Trade Co.,    Tianjin Jinghai County Baolai Business and Industry Co.,                69.20
 Ltd.............................                                                      Ltd.

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Wai Ming (Tianjin) Int'l Trading   Bazhou Dong Sheng Hot-dipped Galvanized Steel Pipes Co.,                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................                                                      Ltd.
Kunshan Lets Win Steel Machinery                 Kunshan Lets Win Steel Machinery Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
Shenyang Boyu M/E Co., Ltd.......  Bazhou Dong Sheng Hot-dipped Galvanized Steel Pipes Co.,                69.20
                                                                                       Ltd.
Dalian Brollo Steel Tubes Ltd....                            Dalian Brollo Steel Tubes Ltd.                69.20
Benxi Northern Pipes Co., Ltd....                            Benxi Northern Pipes Co., Ltd.                69.20
Shanghai Metals & Minerals Import                         Huludao Steel Pipe Industrial Co.                69.20
 & Export Corp...................
Shanghai Metals & Minerals Import                            Benxi Northern Pipes Co., Ltd.                69.20
 & Export Corp...................
Huludao Steel Pipe Industrial Co.                         Huludao Steel Pipe Industrial Co.                69.20
Tianjin Xingyuda Import & Export                           Tianjin Lifengyuanda Steel Group                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
Tianjin Xingyuda Import & Export                           Tianjin Xingyunda Steel Pipe Co.                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
Tianjin Xingyuda Import & Export                           Tianjin Lituo Steel Products Co.                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
Tianjin Xingyuda Import & Export     Tangshan Fengnan District Xinlida Steel Pipe Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
Jiangyin Jianye Metal Products                     Jiangyin Jianye Metal Products Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
Rizhao Xingye Import & Export                              Shandong Xinyuan Group Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
Tianjin No. 1 Steel Rolled Co.,                              Tianjin Hexing Steel Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Ltd.............................
Tianjin No. 1 Steel Rolled Co.,                             Tianjin Ruitong Steel Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Ltd.............................
Tianjin No. 1 Steel Rolled Co.,                                 Tianjin Yayi Industrial Co.                69.20
 Ltd.............................
Kunshan Hongyuan Machinery                 Kunshan Hongyuan Machinery Manufacture Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Manufacture Co., Ltd............
Qingdao Yongjie Import & Export                            Shandong Xinyuan Group Co., Ltd.                69.20
 Co., Ltd........................
PRC-Wide Entity..................  ........................................................                85.55
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    This notice constitutes the antidumping duty order with respect to 
CWP from the PRC pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested 
parties may contact the Department's Central Records Unit, Room 1217 of 
the main Commerce building, for copies of an updated list of 
antidumping duty orders currently in effect.
    This order is published in accordance with section 736(a) of the 
Act and 19 CFR 351.211.

    Dated: July 16, 2008.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-16767 Filed 7-21-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-S