Antidumping Duty Order: Uncovered Innerspring Units From South Africa, 75390-75391 [E8-29409]

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Jackson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement. [FR Doc. E8–29181 Filed 12–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–791–821] Antidumping Duty Order: Uncovered Innerspring Units From South Africa AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission, the Department of Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on uncovered innerspring units from South Africa. DATES: Effective Date: December 11, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dmitry Vladimirov or Minoo Hatten, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0665 or (202) 482–1690, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 21, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the final determination of sales at less than fair value of uncovered innerspring units from South Africa. See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Uncovered Innerspring Units from South Africa, 73 FR 62481 (October 21, 2008). On December 4, 2008, the International Trade Commission (ITC) notified the Department of its final determination pursuant to section 735(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), that an industry in the United States is materially injured within the meaning of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of less-than-fair-value imports of uncovered innerspring units from South Africa (Uncovered Innerspring Units from South Africa and Vietnam, Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1141–1142 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (Final), USITC Publication 4051, November 2008). Pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act, the Department is publishing an antidumping duty order on the subject merchandise. Scope of Order The merchandise covered by this order is uncovered innerspring units composed of a series of individual metal springs joined together in sizes corresponding to the sizes of adult mattresses (e.g., twin, twin long, full, full long, queen, California king, and king) and units used in smaller constructions, such as crib and youth mattresses. All uncovered innerspring units are included in this scope regardless of width and length. Included within this definition are innersprings typically ranging from 30.5 inches to 76 inches in width and 68 inches to 84 inches in length. Innersprings for crib mattresses typically range from 25 inches to 27 inches in width and 50 inches to 52 inches in length. Uncovered innerspring units are suitable for use as the innerspring component in the manufacture of innerspring mattresses, including mattresses that incorporate a foam encasement around the innerspring. Pocketed and non-pocketed innerspring units are included in this definition. Non-pocketed innersprings are typically joined together with helical wire and border rods. Non-pocketed innersprings are included in this definition regardless of whether they have border rods attached to the perimeter of the innerspring. Pocketed innersprings are individual coils covered by a ‘‘pocket’’ or ‘‘sock’’ of a nonwoven synthetic material or woven material and then glued together in a linear fashion. Uncovered innersprings are classified under subheading 9404.29.9010 and have also been classified under subheadings 9404.10.0000, 7326.20.00.70, 7320.20.5010, or 7320.90.5010 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes only; the written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Antidumping Duty Order 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 the constructed export price) of the E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 239 / Thursday, December 11, 2008 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES merchandise for all relevant entries of uncovered innerspring units from South Africa. These antidumping duties will be assessed on (1) all entries of uncovered innerspring units from South Africa entered, or withdrawn from the warehouse, for consumption on or after August 6, 2008, the date on which the Department published its Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Uncovered Innerspring Units from South Africa, 73 FR 45741 (August 6, 2008) (Preliminary Determination), through December 5, 2008, the date on which the Department is required, pursuant to section 733(d) of the Act, to terminate the suspension of liquidation, and (2) on all subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the ITC’s notice of final determination in the Federal Register. The Department will instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of liquidation and to liquidate, without regard to antidumping duties, unliquidated entries of uncovered innerspring units from South Africa entered, or withdrawn from the warehouse, for consumption subsequent to December 5, 2008, and through the day preceding the publication of the ITC’s notice of final determination in the Federal Register. See section 733(d) of the Act. Effective on the date of publication of the ITC’s notice of final determination in the Federal Register, CBP officers must require, at the same time as importers would normally deposit estimated duties, cash deposits based on the rates listed below, in accordance with section 736(a)(3) of the Act. Dated: December 5, 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–29409 Filed 12–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–552–803 Antidumping Duty Order: Uncovered Innerspring Units From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission, the Department of Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on uncovered innerspring units from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 11, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene Degnan or Robert Bolling, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0414 or (202) 482–3434, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 21, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) published the final determination of sales at less than fair value of uncovered innerspring units from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. See Uncovered Innerspring Units from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Final Margin Manufacturer or Exporter Determination of Sales at Less Than (percent) Fair Value, 73 FR 62479 (October 21, Bedding Component Manufactur2008). On December 4, 2008, the ers (Pty) Ltd. ........................... 121.39 International Trade Commission (‘‘ITC’’) All Others .................................... 121.39 notified the Department of its final determination pursuant to section 735(d) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as This notice constitutes the amended (the ‘‘Act’’), that an industry antidumping duty order with respect to uncovered innerspring units from South in the United States is materially Africa, pursuant to section 736(a) of the injured within the meaning of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of Act. Interested parties may contact the less–than-fair–value imports of Department’s Central Records Unit, uncovered innerspring units from the Room 1117 of the main Commerce building, for copies of an updated list of Socialist Republic of Vietnam. See Uncovered Innerspring Units from antidumping duty orders currently in South Africa and Vietnam, USITC Pub. effect. 4051, Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1141– This order is issued and published in 1142 (Final) (November 2008). accordance with section 736(a) of the Pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act, Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b). the Department is publishing an VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:27 Dec 10, 2008 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75391 antidumping duty order on the subject merchandise. Scope of Order The merchandise covered by this order is uncovered innerspring units composed of a series of individual metal springs joined together in sizes corresponding to the sizes of adult mattresses (e.g., twin, twin long, full, full long, queen, California king, and king) and units used in smaller constructions, such as crib and youth mattresses. All uncovered innerspring units are included in this scope regardless of width and length. Included within this definition are innersprings typically ranging from 30.5 inches to 76 inches in width and 68 inches to 84 inches in length. Innersprings for crib mattresses typically range from 25 inches to 27 inches in width and 50 inches to 52 inches in length. Uncovered innerspring units are suitable for use as the innerspring component in the manufacture of innerspring mattresses, including mattresses that incorporate a foam encasement around the innerspring. Pocketed and non–pocketed innerspring units are included in this definition. Non–pocketed innersprings are typically joined together with helical wire and border rods. Non–pocketed innersprings are included in this definition regardless of whether they have border rods attached to the perimeter of the innerspring. Pocketed innersprings are individual coils covered by a ‘‘pocket’’ or ‘‘sock’’ of a nonwoven synthetic material or woven material and then glued together in a linear fashion. Uncovered innersprings are classified under subheading 9404.29.9010 and have also been classified under subheadings 9404.10.0000, 7326.20.00.70, 7320.20.5010, or 7320.90.5010 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes only; the written description of the scope of the order is dispositive. Antidumping Duty Order 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 the constructed export price) of the merchandise for all relevant entries of uncovered innerspring units from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-791-821]


Antidumping Duty Order: Uncovered Innerspring Units From South 
Africa

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

SUMMARY: Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of 
Commerce and the International Trade Commission, the Department of 
Commerce is issuing an antidumping duty order on uncovered innerspring 
units from South Africa.

DATES: Effective Date: December 11, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dmitry Vladimirov or Minoo Hatten, 
Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0665 or (202) 482-1690, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On October 21, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published the final determination of sales at less than fair value of 
uncovered innerspring units from South Africa. See Notice of Final 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Uncovered Innerspring 
Units from South Africa, 73 FR 62481 (October 21, 2008). On December 4, 
2008, the International Trade Commission (ITC) notified the Department 
of its final determination pursuant to section 735(d) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930, as amended (the Act), that an industry in the United States is 
materially injured within the meaning of section 735(b)(1)(A)(i) of the 
Act by reason of less-than-fair-value imports of uncovered innerspring 
units from South Africa (Uncovered Innerspring Units from South Africa 
and Vietnam, Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1141-1142 (Final), USITC 
Publication 4051, November 2008).
    Pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act, the Department is publishing 
an antidumping duty order on the subject merchandise.

Scope of Order

    The merchandise covered by this order is uncovered innerspring 
units composed of a series of individual metal springs joined together 
in sizes corresponding to the sizes of adult mattresses (e.g., twin, 
twin long, full, full long, queen, California king, and king) and units 
used in smaller constructions, such as crib and youth mattresses. All 
uncovered innerspring units are included in this scope regardless of 
width and length. Included within this definition are innersprings 
typically ranging from 30.5 inches to 76 inches in width and 68 inches 
to 84 inches in length. Innersprings for crib mattresses typically 
range from 25 inches to 27 inches in width and 50 inches to 52 inches 
in length.
    Uncovered innerspring units are suitable for use as the innerspring 
component in the manufacture of innerspring mattresses, including 
mattresses that incorporate a foam encasement around the innerspring.
    Pocketed and non-pocketed innerspring units are included in this 
definition. Non-pocketed innersprings are typically joined together 
with helical wire and border rods. Non-pocketed innersprings are 
included in this definition regardless of whether they have border rods 
attached to the perimeter of the innerspring. Pocketed innersprings are 
individual coils covered by a ``pocket'' or ``sock'' of a nonwoven 
synthetic material or woven material and then glued together in a 
linear fashion.
    Uncovered innersprings are classified under subheading 9404.29.9010 
and have also been classified under subheadings 9404.10.0000, 
7326.20.00.70, 7320.20.5010, or 7320.90.5010 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). The HTSUS subheadings are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes only; the written 
description of the scope of the order is dispositive.

Antidumping Duty Order

    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 the constructed export price) of the

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merchandise for all relevant entries of uncovered innerspring units 
from South Africa.
    These antidumping duties will be assessed on (1) all entries of 
uncovered innerspring units from South Africa entered, or withdrawn 
from the warehouse, for consumption on or after August 6, 2008, the 
date on which the Department published its Notice of Preliminary 
Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Uncovered Innerspring 
Units from South Africa, 73 FR 45741 (August 6, 2008) (Preliminary 
Determination), through December 5, 2008, the date on which the 
Department is required, pursuant to section 733(d) of the Act, to 
terminate the suspension of liquidation, and (2) on all subject 
merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or 
after the date of publication of the ITC's notice of final 
determination in the Federal Register.
    The Department will instruct CBP to terminate the suspension of 
liquidation and to liquidate, without regard to antidumping duties, 
unliquidated entries of uncovered innerspring units from South Africa 
entered, or withdrawn from the warehouse, for consumption subsequent to 
December 5, 2008, and through the day preceding the publication of the 
ITC's notice of final determination in the Federal Register. See 
section 733(d) of the Act.
    Effective on the date of publication of the ITC's notice of final 
determination in the Federal Register, CBP officers must require, at 
the same time as importers would normally deposit estimated duties, 
cash deposits based on the rates listed below, in accordance with 
section 736(a)(3) of the Act.

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                                                                Margin
                  Manufacturer or Exporter                     (percent)
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Bedding Component Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd...................      121.39
All Others..................................................      121.39
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    This notice constitutes the antidumping duty order with respect to 
uncovered innerspring units from South Africa, 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 issued and published in accordance with section 
736(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b).

    Dated: December 5, 2008.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-29409 Filed 12-10-08; 8:45 am]
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