Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 52297 [E8-20545]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 9, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Danyang Brilliant Furniture Co., Ltd. (‘‘Brilliant Furniture’’) all of the wooden bedroom furniture it exported which is the basis for its request for a new shipper review. Initiation of New Shipper Review Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i)(I) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.214( )(2), Shanghai Fangjia certified that it did not export wooden bedroom furniture to the United States during the period of investigation (‘‘POI’’). Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B)(i)(I) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iii)(A), Shanghai Fangjia certified that, since the initiation of the investigation, it has not been affiliated with any exporter or producer who exported wooden bedroom furniture to the United States during the POT, including those not individually examined during the investigation. As required by 19 CFR 351.214(b)(2)(iii)(B), Shanghai Fangjia also certified that its export activities were not controlled by the central government of the PRC. In addition to the certifications described above, the exporter submitted documentation establishing the following: (1) The date on which it first shipped wooden bedroom furniture for export to the United States and the date on which the wooden bedroom furniture was first entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption; (2) the volume of its first shipment; and (3) The date of its first sale to an unaffiliated customer in the United States. Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(d)(1), we are initiating this new shipper review for shipments of wooden bedroom furniture from the PRC produced and exported by Shanghai Fangjia. The POR is January 1, 2008, through June 30, 2008. 19 CFR 351.214(g)(1)(i)(B). We intend to issue preliminary results of these reviews no later than 180 days from the date of initiation, and final results of these reviews no later than 90 days from the date of the preliminary results, unless extended. See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act. On August 17, 2006, the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (‘‘H.R. 4’’) was signed into law. Section 1632 of H.R. 4 temporarily suspends the authority of the Department to instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect a bond or other security in lieu of a cash deposit in new shipper reviews during the period April 1, 2006, through June 30, 2009. Therefore, the posting of a bond or other security under section 751(a)(2)(B)(iii) of the Act in lieu of a VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 Sep 08, 2008 Jkt 214001 cash deposit is not available in this case. Importers of wooden bedroom furniture manufactured by Brilliant Furniture and exported by Shanghai Fangjia must continue to post a cash deposit of estimated antidumping duties on each entry of subject merchandise at the current PRC-wide rate of 216.01 percent. Interested parties requiring access to proprietary information in this new shipper review should submit applications for disclosure under administrative protective order in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305 and 351.306. This initiation and notice are in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214 and 351.221(c)(1)(i). Dated: August 26, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–20541 Filed 9–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–M 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 September 29, 2008. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 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: 08–043. Applicant: Harvard University, 7 Divinity Ave., SF 267C, Cambridge, MA 02138. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Tecnai G2 F20 TWIN. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study macromolecular complexes involved in a variety of cellular functions. The high-resolution information obtained with the instrument will be used to elucidate the chemical structure of these biological molecules and connect the structures to their function. Application accepted by PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52297 Commissioner of Customs: August 15, 2008. Docket Number: 08–044. Applicant: Pennsylvania University, College of Medicine; 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model JEM–1400. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: This instrument will be used to study a wide range of biological materials, including biological samples of tissues from a variety of vertebrate species and from various organs. Specifically, the instrument will be used to identify detailed tissue structures in order to understand both normal physiology and pathophysiology. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: August 15, 2008. Docket Number: 08–045. Applicant: University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, A4800, Austin, TX 78712. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Tecnai G2 Spirit BioTWIN. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to examine biological specimens using transmission electron microscopy. The instrument will be used for a wide variety of samples applications. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: August 21, 2008. Dated: August 28, 2008. Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff. [FR Doc. E8–20545 Filed 9–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–936] Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of circular welded carbon quality steel line pipe (line pipe) from the People’s Republic of China (the PRC). For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ‘‘Suspension of Liquidation’’ section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 9, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Johnson or John Conniff, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 3, Operations, AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 9, 2008)]
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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 September 29, 2008. Address 
written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 2104, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 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: 08-043. Applicant: Harvard University, 7 Divinity 
Ave., SF 267C, Cambridge, MA 02138. Instrument: Electron Microscope, 
Model Tecnai G2 F20 TWIN. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. 
Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to study 
macromolecular complexes involved in a variety of cellular functions. 
The high-resolution information obtained with the instrument will be 
used to elucidate the chemical structure of these biological molecules 
and connect the structures to their function. Application accepted by 
Commissioner of Customs: August 15, 2008.
    Docket Number: 08-044. Applicant: Pennsylvania University, College 
of Medicine; 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033. Instrument: 
Electron Microscope, Model JEM-1400. Manufacturer: JEOL, Ltd., Japan. 
Intended Use: This instrument will be used to study a wide range of 
biological materials, including biological samples of tissues from a 
variety of vertebrate species and from various organs. Specifically, 
the instrument will be used to identify detailed tissue structures in 
order to understand both normal physiology and pathophysiology. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: August 15, 2008.
    Docket Number: 08-045. Applicant: University of Texas at Austin, 1 
University Station, A4800, Austin, TX 78712. Instrument: Electron 
Microscope, Tecnai G2 Spirit BioTWIN. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech 
Republic. Intended Use: The instrument is intended to be used to 
examine biological specimens using transmission electron microscopy. 
The instrument will be used for a wide variety of samples applications. 
Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: August 21, 2008.

    Dated: August 28, 2008.
Faye Robinson,
Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff.
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