Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People's Republic of China, 58111-58112 [E8-23569]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 194 / Monday, October 6, 2008 / Notices 58111 LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT [9/1/2008 through 9/30/2008] Date accepted for filing Firm Address Reata Engineering & Machine Works. 7822 South Wheeling , Englewood, CO 80112. 9/19/2008 Meta-Lite, Inc. .......................... 93 Entin Road, Clifton, NJ 07014. W147 N11100 Fond Du, Germantown, WI 53022. 1280 Main Road, Lehighton, PA 18235. 134 Rocker Lane, Troutman, NC 28166. 23 Garden Street, New York, NY 13147. 210 Lafayette Street, PO, York, PA 17405. 9/19/2008 Precision machined parts and components, with specialization in machine parts, special dies, machine tools, jigs and fixtures. 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Please follow the procedures set forth in Section 315.9 of EDA’s final rule (71 FR 56704) for procedures for requesting a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official program number and title of the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance. Dated: September 30, 2008. William P. Kittredge, Program Officer for TAA. [FR Doc. E8–23535 Filed 10–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–918] Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People’s Republic of China Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. 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 steel wire garment hangers from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). On September 29, 2008, the ITC notified the jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:44 Oct 03, 2008 Jkt 217001 Products Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Steel Wire Garment Hangers from China (Investigation No. 731–TA–1123 (Final), USITC Publication 4034, (September 2008) EFFECTIVE DATE: October 6, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Hancock, AD/CVD Operations, Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1394. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (‘‘the Act’’), the Department published the final determination and amended final determination of sales at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’) in the antidumping investigation of steel wire garment hangers from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). See Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People’s Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 73 FR 47587 (August 14, 2008) (‘‘Final Determination’’); Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People’s Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 73 FR 53188 (September 15, 2008) (‘‘Amended Final Determination’’). Scope of the Order The merchandise that is subject to this investigation is steel wire garment hangers, fabricated from carbon steel wire, whether or not galvanized or painted, whether or not coated with latex or epoxy or similar gripping materials, and/or whether or not PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 fashioned with paper covers or capes (with or without printing) and/or nonslip features such as saddles or tubes. These products may also be referred to by a commercial designation, such as shirt, suit, strut, caped, or latex (industrial) hangers. Specifically excluded from the scope of this investigation are wooden, plastic, and other garment hangers that are not made of steel wire. The products subject to this investigation are currently classified under HTSUS subheading 7326.20.0020 and 7323.99.9060. Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise is dispositive. Antidumping Duty Order On September 29, 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 certain steel nails from the PRC. These antidumping duties will be assessed on all unliquidated entries of steel wire garment hangers from the PRC entered, or withdrawn from the warehouse, for consumption on or after March 25, 2008, the date on which the Department published its Preliminary E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 58112 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 194 / Monday, October 6, 2008 / Notices Determination. See Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People’s Republic of China, 73 FR 15726 (March 25, 2008) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). Effective on the date of publication of the ITC’s final affirmative injury determination, CBP 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. See section 735(c)(3) of the Act. The ‘‘PRC–wide’’ rate applies to all exporters of subject merchandise not specifically listed. The weighted– average dumping margins are as follows: Department’s Central Records Unit, Room 1117 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 CFR351.211. Dated: September 29, 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–23569 Filed 10–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration STEEL WIRE GARMENT HANGERS FROM THE PRC – AMENDED DUMPING MARGINS Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), Request for Nominations Weighted– Average Deposit Rate International Trade Administration, Trade Development. SUMMARY: The Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) was established pursuant to provisions under Title IV of the Jobs Through Trade Expansion Act, 22. U.S.C. 2151, and under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), reporting directly to the Secretary of Commerce in his capacity as Chairman of the TPCC. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of policies and programs to expand United States exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services and products that comply with United States environmental, safety, and related requirements. Membership in a committee operating under the Federal Advisory Committee Act must be balanced in terms of economic subsector, geographic location, and company size. Committee members serve in a representative capacity, and must be able to generally represent the views and interests of a certain subsector of the U.S. environmental industry. We are seeking senior executive-level company or environmental technologies association candidates. Members of the ETTAC have experience in exporting the full range of environmental technologies products and services including: (1) Air Pollution Control/Monitoring Equipment. (2) Analytic Services. (3) Environmental Energy Sources. Exporter & Producer Shanghai Wells Hanger Co., Ltd. Shaoxing Metal Companies:. Shaoxing Gangyuan Metal Manufactured Co., Ltd. .................. Shaoxing Andrew Metal Manufactured Co., Ltd.. Shaoxing Tongzhou Metal Manufactured Co., Ltd.. Company ‘‘X’’. Jiangyin Hongji Metal Products Co., Ltd ................................... Shaoxing Meideli Metal Hanger Co., Ltd. .................................. Shaoxing Dingli Metal Clotheshorse Co., Ltd. ........................ Shaoxing Liangbao Metal Manufactured Co. Ltd. ..................... Shaoxing Zhongbao Metal Manufactured Co. Ltd. ................... Shangyu Baoxiang Metal Manufactured Co. Ltd. ..................... Zhejiang Lucky Cloud Hanger Co., Ltd. .................................. Pu Jiang County Command Metal Products Co., Ltd. ......... Shaoxing Shunji Metal Clotheshorse Co., Ltd. ........................ Ningbo Dasheng Hanger Ind. Co., Ltd. .................................. Jiaxing Boyi Medical Device Co., Ltd. .......................................... Yiwu Ao–Si Metal Products Co., Ltd. .......................................... Shaoxing Guochao Metallic Products Co., Ltd. ................... PRC–Wide Rate1 ........................ 15.83 % 94.78 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 55.31 % 187.25 % jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 1 The PRC-Wide entity includes Tianjin Hongtong Metal Manufacture Co. Ltd. This notice constitutes the antidumping duty order with respect to steel wire garment hangers from the PRC pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested parties may contact the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:44 Oct 03, 2008 Jkt 217001 AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (4) Environmental Engineering and Consulting Services. (5) Financial Services. (6) Process and Prevention Technologies. (7) Solid and Hazardous Waste Equipment and Management. (8) Water and Wastewater Equipment and Services. The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to ETTAC of U.S. citizens who will represent U.S. environmental goods and services companies that trade internationally, or trade associations whose members include U.S. companies that trade internationally. Companies must be at least 51 percent beneficiallyowned by U.S. persons. U.S.-based subsidiaries of foreign companies in general do not qualify for representation on the committee. Nominees will be considered based upon their ability to carry out the goals of ETTAC’s enabling legislation as further articulated in its charter. ETTAC’s Charter is available on the Internet at http:// www.environment.ita.doc.gov. Priority will be given to a balanced representation in terms of point of view represented by various sectors, product lines, firm sizes, and geographic areas. Appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, representing U.S. environmental goods and services firms that trade internationally or provide services in direct support of the international trading activities of other entities. Self-nominations are accepted. If you are interested in nominating someone to become a member of ETTAC, please provide the following information (2 pages maximum): (1) Name. (2) Title. (3) Work Phone; Fax; and, E-mail Address. (4) Company or Trade Association Name and Address including Web site Address. (5) Short Bio of nominee including credentials and proof of U.S. citizenship, and a list of citizenships to countries other than the U.S. (6) Brief description of the company or trade association and its business activities; company size (number of employees and annual sales); and export markets served. Please, do not send company or trade association brochures or any other information. This information may be e-mailed to marc.lemmond@mail.doc.gov or faxed to the attention of Marc Lemmond at 202–482–5665, and must be received before the deadline. Nominees selected to ETTAC will be notified. E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-918]


Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Steel Wire Garment Hangers from 
the People's Republic of China

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
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 steel 
wire garment hangers from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On 
September 29, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative 
determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Steel Wire 
Garment Hangers from China (Investigation No. 731-TA-1123 (Final), 
USITC Publication 4034, (September 2008)

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 6, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Hancock, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1394.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In accordance with sections 735(d) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930, as amended, (``the Act''), the Department published the final 
determination and amended final determination of sales at less than 
fair value (``LTFV'') in the antidumping investigation of steel wire 
garment hangers from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See 
Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People's Republic of China: Final 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 73 FR 47587 (August 14, 
2008) (``Final Determination''); Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the 
People's Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at 
Less Than Fair Value, 73 FR 53188 (September 15, 2008) (``Amended Final 
Determination'').

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise that is subject to this investigation is steel wire 
garment hangers, fabricated from carbon steel wire, whether or not 
galvanized or painted, whether or not coated with latex or epoxy or 
similar gripping materials, and/or whether or not fashioned with paper 
covers or capes (with or without printing) and/or nonslip features such 
as saddles or tubes. These products may also be referred to by a 
commercial designation, such as shirt, suit, strut, caped, or latex 
(industrial) hangers. Specifically excluded from the scope of this 
investigation are wooden, plastic, and other garment hangers that are 
not made of steel wire. The products subject to this investigation are 
currently classified under HTSUS subheading 7326.20.0020 and 
7323.99.9060.
    Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and 
customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise is 
dispositive.

Antidumping Duty Order

    On September 29, 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 certain steel nails from the PRC. These antidumping duties 
will be assessed on all unliquidated entries of steel wire garment 
hangers from the PRC entered, or withdrawn from the warehouse, for 
consumption on or after March 25, 2008, the date on which the 
Department published its Preliminary

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Determination. See Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair 
Value: Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People's Republic of China, 
73 FR 15726 (March 25, 2008) (``Preliminary Determination'').
    Effective on the date of publication of the ITC's final affirmative 
injury determination, CBP 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. See section 735(c)(3) of the Act. The ``PRC-
wide'' rate applies to all exporters of subject merchandise not 
specifically listed. The weighted-average dumping margins are as 
follows:

    Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the PRC - Amended Dumping Margins
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                                                            Weighted-
                  Exporter & Producer                    Average Deposit
---------------------------------------------------------------Rate-----
Shanghai Wells Hanger Co., Ltd.........................  15.83 [percnt]
Shaoxing Metal Companies:..............................
Shaoxing Gangyuan Metal Manufactured Co., Ltd..........  94.78 [percnt]
Shaoxing Andrew Metal Manufactured Co., Ltd............
Shaoxing Tongzhou Metal Manufactured Co., Ltd..........
Company ``X''..........................................
Jiangyin Hongji Metal Products Co., Ltd................  55.31 [percnt]
Shaoxing Meideli Metal Hanger Co., Ltd.................  55.31 [percnt]
Shaoxing Dingli Metal Clotheshorse Co., Ltd............  55.31 [percnt]
Shaoxing Liangbao Metal Manufactured Co. Ltd...........  55.31 [percnt]
Shaoxing Zhongbao Metal Manufactured Co. Ltd...........  55.31 [percnt]
Shangyu Baoxiang Metal Manufactured Co. Ltd............  55.31 [percnt]
Zhejiang Lucky Cloud Hanger Co., Ltd...................  55.31 [percnt]
Pu Jiang County Command Metal Products Co., Ltd........  55.31 [percnt]
Shaoxing Shunji Metal Clotheshorse Co., Ltd............  55.31 [percnt]
Ningbo Dasheng Hanger Ind. Co., Ltd....................  55.31 [percnt]
Jiaxing Boyi Medical Device Co., Ltd...................  55.31 [percnt]
Yiwu Ao-Si Metal Products Co., Ltd.....................  55.31 [percnt]
Shaoxing Guochao Metallic Products Co., Ltd............  55.31 [percnt]
PRC-Wide Rate\1\.......................................  187.25 [percnt]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
\1\ The PRC-Wide entity includes Tianjin Hongtong Metal Manufacture Co.
  Ltd.

    This notice constitutes the antidumping duty order with respect to 
steel wire garment hangers from the PRC pursuant to section 736(a) of 
the Act. Interested parties may contact the Department's Central 
Records Unit, Room 1117 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 CFR351.211.

    Dated: September 29, 2008.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-23569 Filed 10-3-08; 8:45 am]
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