Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review, 4138-4139 [E9-1504]

Download as PDF 4138 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 14 / Friday, January 23, 2009 / Notices Original Net Subsidy Rate mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Huludao Companies ............................................................................................ Liaoning Northern Steel Pipe Co., Ltd. ............................................................... All Others Rate .................................................................................................... Countervailing Duty Order On January 7, 2009, in accordance with section 705(d) of the Act, the ITC notified the Department of its final determination that the industry in the United States producing line pipe is materially injured within the meaning of section 705(b) (1)(A)(i) of the Act by reason of subsidized imports of line pipe from the PRC. Therefore, countervailing duties will be assessed on all unliquidated entries of line pipe from the PRC entered or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption, on or after September 9, 2008, the date on which the Department published its preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determination in the Federal Register. See Circular Welded Line Pipe from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 73 FR 52297 (September 9, 2008). In accordance with section 706 of the Act, the Department will direct CBP to continue to suspend liquidation, effective the date of publication of this order 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 amended net countervailable subsidy rates for the subject merchandise as noted above. Further, with respect to Huludao, we are directing CBP to require a cash deposit for such entries of subject merchandise in the amount indicated above that are entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of this amended final determination in the Federal Register. We are further directing CBP to grant a refund for any over collection on entries entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the Final Determination and on or before the publication date of the amended final determination and order in the Federal Register, provided the importer makes such a request pursuant to 19 USC § 1520(a)(4). Regarding the rate applied to all other companies not individually investigated for the amended final, we are directing CBP to require a cash deposit for such entries of subject merchandise in the amount indicated above that are VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:16 Jan 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 35.63% 40.05% 37.84% entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the amended final determination in the Federal Register. We are further directing CBP to grant a refund for any over collection on entries entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the Final Determination and on or before the publication date of the amended final determination in the Federal Register, provided the importer makes such a request pursuant to 19 USC § 1520(a)(4). This notice constitutes the countervailing duty order with respect to line pipe from the PRC, pursuant to section 706(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 countervailing duty orders currently in effect. This order is issued and published in accordance with section 736(a) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.211(b) and 19 CFR 351.224(e). Dated: January 14, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–1446 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–570–882 Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On October 1, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on refined brown aluminum oxide (RBAO) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The Department conducted an expedited (120–day) sunset review of this order. As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Amended Net Subsidy Rate 31.29% (no change) 35.67% dumping. The dumping margins are identified in the Final Results of Review section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 23, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: David Goldberger or Brandon Farlander, AD/ CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4136 or (202) 482– 0182, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: On October 1, 2008, the Department published the notice of initiation of the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on RBAO from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Initiation of Five–Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 73 FR 57055, October 1, 2008. The Department received a Notice of Intent to Participate from the following domestic producers of RBAO: C–E Minerals, Inc., Great Lakes Minerals LLC, Treibacher Schleifmittel North America, Inc., U.S. Electrofused Minerals, Inc., and Washington Mills Company, Inc. (collectively ‘‘the domestic interested parties’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as manufacturers of a domestic– like product in the United States. We received a complete substantive response from the domestic interested parties within the 30–day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no substantive responses from any respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department conducted an expedited (120–day) sunset review of the order. Scope of the Order The merchandise covered by this order is ground, pulverized or refined brown artificial corundum, also known as brown aluminum oxide or brown fused alumina, in grit size of 3/8 inch or less. Excluded from the scope of the order is crude artificial corundum in which particles with a diameter greater than 3/8 inch constitute at least 50 percent of the total weight of the entire E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 14 / Friday, January 23, 2009 / Notices batch. The scope includes brown artificial corundum in which particles with a diameter greater than 3/8 inch constitute less than 50 percent of the total weight of the batch. The merchandise under investigation is currently classifiable under subheadings 2818.10.20.00 and 2818.10.20.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise covered by the order is dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide from the PRC’’ (Decision Memo), which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins likely to prevail if the order were to be revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on file in the Central Records Unit, room 1117 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn/ index.html. The paper copy and electronic version of the Decision Memo are identical in content. Final Results of Review We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on RBAO from the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted–average percentage margins: Weighted– Average Margin (percent) Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers Zibo Jinyu Abrasive Co., Ltd. ..... PRC–wide ................................... 135.18 135.18 APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: January 14, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–1504 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Board of Visitors Meeting Defense Acquisition University, DoD. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The next meeting of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Board of Visitors (BoV) will be held at Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, VA. The purpose of this meeting is to report back to the BoV on continuing items of interest. DATES: January 28, 2009 from 0900– 1500. ADDRESSES: Defense Acquisition University, Bldg. 226, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Christen Goulding at 703–805–5134. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public; however, because of space limitations, allocation of seating will be made on a first-come, first served basis. Persons desiring to attend the meeting should call Ms. Christen Goulding at 703–805–5134. Dated: January 14, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–1407 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Office of the Secretary This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective orders is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:16 Jan 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 Defense Science Board Department of Defense. Notice of advisory committee meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: The Defense Science Board Task Force on the Fulfillment of Urgent Operational Needs will meet in closed session on February 12 and 13, 2009, in Arlington, VA. The exact meeting location is still to be determined. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4139 The mission of the Defense Science Board is to advise the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics on scientific and technical matters as they affect the perceived needs of the Department of Defense. These meetings will assess the effectiveness of the processes used by the Department of Defense for the generation of urgent operational need requirements and the acquisition processes used to fulfill such requirements. Consequently, this Task Force will have access to all levels of classified information needed to develop its assessment and recommendations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LtCol Charles Lominac, USAF, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301– 3140, via e-mail at charles.lominac@osd.mil, or via phone at (703) 571–0081. The task force’s findings and recommendations, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, will be presented and discussed by the membership of the Defense Science Board prior to being presented to the Government’s decision maker. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.120 and 102–3.150, the Designated Federal Officer for the Defense Science Board will determine and announce the Federal Register when the findings and recommendations of the February 12 and 13 meetings are deliberated by the Defense Science Board. Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Defense Science Board. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Designated Federal Official at the address detailed above, at any point, however, if a written statement is not received at least 10 calendar days prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense Science Board. The Designated Federal Official will review all timely submissions with the Defense Science Board Chairperson, and ensure they are provided to members of the Defense Science Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 15, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–1403 Filed 1–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 14 (Friday, January 23, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4138-4139]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-1504]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

A-570-882


Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide from the People's Republic of China: 
Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On October 1, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the 
Department) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on 
refined brown aluminum oxide (RBAO) from the People's Republic of China 
(PRC) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(the Act). The Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset 
review of this order. As a result of this sunset review, the Department 
finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would be likely to 
lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The dumping margins are 
identified in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 23, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: David Goldberger or Brandon Farlander, AD/CVD 
Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4136 or (202) 482-0182, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background:

    On October 1, 2008, the Department published the notice of 
initiation of the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on RBAO 
from the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Initiation of 
Five-Year (``Sunset'') Review, 73 FR 57055, October 1, 2008. The 
Department received a Notice of Intent to Participate from the 
following domestic producers of RBAO: C-E Minerals, Inc., Great Lakes 
Minerals LLC, Treibacher Schleifmittel North America, Inc., U.S. 
Electrofused Minerals, Inc., and Washington Mills Company, Inc. 
(collectively ``the domestic interested parties''), within the deadline 
specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties 
claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as 
manufacturers of a domestic-like product in the United States. We 
received a complete substantive response from the domestic interested 
parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i). We received no substantive responses from any 
respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to section 
751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the 
Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the order.

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise covered by this order is ground, pulverized or 
refined brown artificial corundum, also known as brown aluminum oxide 
or brown fused alumina, in grit size of 3/8 inch or less. Excluded from 
the scope of the order is crude artificial corundum in which particles 
with a diameter greater than 3/8 inch constitute at least 50 percent of 
the total weight of the entire

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batch. The scope includes brown artificial corundum in which particles 
with a diameter greater than 3/8 inch constitute less than 50 percent 
of the total weight of the batch. The merchandise under investigation 
is currently classifiable under subheadings 2818.10.20.00 and 
2818.10.20.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and 
customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise covered by 
the order is dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the ``Issues and 
Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Expedited Sunset 
Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide 
from the PRC'' (Decision Memo), which is hereby adopted by this notice. 
The issues discussed in the Decision Memo include the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margins 
likely to prevail if the order were to be revoked. Parties can find a 
complete discussion of all issues raised in this review and the 
corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on 
file in the Central Records Unit, room 1117 of the main Commerce 
building.
    In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memo can be 
accessed directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn/. 
The paper copy and electronic version of the Decision Memo are 
identical in content.

Final Results of Review

    We determine that revocation of the antidumping duty order on RBAO 
from the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
dumping at the following weighted-average percentage margins:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                            Weighted-
           Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers              Average Margin
                                                            (percent)
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Zibo Jinyu Abrasive Co., Ltd...........................         135.18
PRC-wide...............................................         135.18
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    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective orders (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or 
conversion to judicial protective orders is hereby requested. Failure 
to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which 
is subject to sanction.
    We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: January 14, 2009.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-1504 Filed 1-22-09; 8:45 am]
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