Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe From China, 1706 [E9-446]

Download as PDF 1706 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 8 / Tuesday, January 13, 2009 / Notices Township 47 North, Range 78 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming, Group No. 773, was accepted November 17, 2008. Copies of the preceding described plats and field notes are available to the public at a cost of $1.10 per page. Dated: January 7, 2009. John P. Lee, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Division of Support Services. [FR Doc. E9–454 Filed 1–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 701–TA–455 (Final)] Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe From China Determination On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) (the Act), that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of imports from China of circular welded carbon quality steel line pipe from China, provided for in subheadings 7306.19.10 and 7306.19.51 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that have been found by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) to be subsidized by the Government of China.2 Background The Commission instituted this investigation effective April 3, 2008, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by Maverick Tube Corp. (Houston, TX), Tex-Tube Co. (Houston, TX), U.S. Steel Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA), and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO–CLC (Pittsburgh, PA).3 The final phase of the 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Commissioners Charlotte R. Lane, Irving A. Williamson, and Dean A. Pinkert based their affirmative determinations on findings of present material injury. Chairman Shara L. Aranoff, Vice Chairman Daniel R. Pearson, and Commissioner Deanna Tanner Okun based their affirmative determinations on findings of threat of material injury, and further determined that they would not have found material injury but for the suspension of liquidation. 3 On April 4, 2008, Wheatland Tube Co. (Sharon, PA) separately filed an entry of appearance in VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:10 Jan 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 investigation was scheduled by the Commission following notification of a preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of circular welded carbon quality line pipe from China were being subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigation and of a public hearing to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of September 22, 2008 (73 FR 54618). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on November 24, 2008, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determination in this investigation to the Secretary of Commerce on January 7, 2009. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4055 (January 2009), entitled Circular Welded Carbon Quality Line Pipe from China: Investigation No. 701–TA–455 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: January 7, 2009. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–446 Filed 1–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1022 (Review)] Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide From China AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Scheduling of an expedited fiveyear review concerning the antidumping duty order on refined brown aluminum oxide from China. SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on refined brown aluminum oxide from China would be likely to support of the petition. Council for petitioning firm Tex-Tube Co. amended its entry of appearance on October 31, 2008, to also include domestic producers Northwest Pipe Co. (Vancouver, WA); Stupp Corp. (Baton Rouge, LA); and TMK IPSCO Tubulars (Lisle, IL); the same council once again amended its entry of appearance on November 3, 2008, to add domestic producer American Steel Pipe Division of ACIPCO (Birmingham, AL). PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: January 5, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Messer (202–205–3193), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this review may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On January 5, 2009, the Commission determined that the domestic interested party group response to its notice of institution (73 FR 57149, October 1, 2008) of the subject five-year review was adequate and that the respondent interested party group response was inadequate. The Commission did not find any other circumstances that would warrant conducting a full review.1 Accordingly, the Commission determined that it would conduct an expedited review pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Act. Staff report.—A staff report containing information concerning the subject matter of the review will be placed in the nonpublic record on February 2, 2009, and made available to persons on the Administrative Protective Order service list for this review. A public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.62(d)(4) of the Commission’s rules. Written submissions.—As provided in section 207.62(d) of the Commission’s rules, interested parties that are parties to the review and that have provided individually adequate responses to the 1 A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s Web site. E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 701-TA-455 (Final)]


Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Line Pipe From China

Determination

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigation, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to section 705(b) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) (the Act), that an industry in the United 
States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by 
reason of imports from China of circular welded carbon quality steel 
line pipe from China, provided for in subheadings 7306.19.10 and 
7306.19.51 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that 
have been found by the Department of Commerce (Commerce) to be 
subsidized by the Government of China.\2\
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
    \2\ Commissioners Charlotte R. Lane, Irving A. Williamson, and 
Dean A. Pinkert based their affirmative determinations on findings 
of present material injury. Chairman Shara L. Aranoff, Vice Chairman 
Daniel R. Pearson, and Commissioner Deanna Tanner Okun based their 
affirmative determinations on findings of threat of material injury, 
and further determined that they would not have found material 
injury but for the suspension of liquidation.
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Background

    The Commission instituted this investigation effective April 3, 
2008, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Maverick Tube Corp. (Houston, TX), Tex-Tube Co. (Houston, 
TX), U.S. Steel Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA), and the United Steel, Paper and 
Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service 
Workers International Union, AFL-CIO-CLC (Pittsburgh, PA).\3\ The final 
phase of the investigation was scheduled by the Commission following 
notification of a preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of 
circular welded carbon quality line pipe from China were being 
subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 
1671b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the 
Commission's investigation and of a public hearing to be held in 
connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the 
Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 
Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of 
September 22, 2008 (73 FR 54618). The hearing was held in Washington, 
DC, on November 24, 2008, and all persons who requested the opportunity 
were permitted to appear in person or by counsel.
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    \3\ On April 4, 2008, Wheatland Tube Co. (Sharon, PA) separately 
filed an entry of appearance in support of the petition. Council for 
petitioning firm Tex-Tube Co. amended its entry of appearance on 
October 31, 2008, to also include domestic producers Northwest Pipe 
Co. (Vancouver, WA); Stupp Corp. (Baton Rouge, LA); and TMK IPSCO 
Tubulars (Lisle, IL); the same council once again amended its entry 
of appearance on November 3, 2008, to add domestic producer American 
Steel Pipe Division of ACIPCO (Birmingham, AL).
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    The Commission transmitted its determination in this investigation 
to the Secretary of Commerce on January 7, 2009. The views of the 
Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4055 (January 2009), 
entitled Circular Welded Carbon Quality Line Pipe from China: 
Investigation No. 701-TA-455 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: January 7, 2009.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
 [FR Doc. E9-446 Filed 1-12-09; 8:45 am]
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