Gray Portland Cement and Clinker From Mexico: Final Results of Changed-Circumstances Review, Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, and Termination of Five-Year (Sunset) Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 15435 [E9-7692]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 64 / Monday, April 6, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–201–802] Gray Portland Cement and Clinker From Mexico: Final Results of Changed-Circumstances Review, Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, and Termination of Five-Year (Sunset) Review of Antidumping Duty Order AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On February 17, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice of initiation of changed-circumstances review, preliminary results of review, intent to revoke the antidumping duty order, and intent to terminate the fiveyear (sunset) review of the antidumping duty order on gray portland cement and clinker from Mexico. We received comments from various interested parties supporting our preliminary results of review, revocation of the order, and termination of the sunset review. After consideration of those comments we are revoking the order and terminating the sunset review of the order. DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla or Minoo Hatten, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3477 and (202) 482–1690, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Background On March 6, 2006, the Office of the United States Trade Representative, Secretaria de Economia of the United Mexican States, and the Department entered into an Agreement on Trade in Cement. See Gray Portland Cement and Clinker From Mexico: Agreement Between the Office of the United States Trade Representative, The United States Department of Commerce and Secretaria de Economia of Mexico on Trade in Cement, 71 FR 13082 (March 14, 2006) (Agreement). Pursuant to the Agreement, the domestic industry, represented by the Southern Tier Cement Committee and its members, Capitol Aggregates, Ltd., and Holcim (U.S.) Inc., submitted letters stating that they have ‘‘no interest’’ in maintaining the order after the expiration of the Agreement. VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:48 Apr 03, 2009 Jkt 217001 On February 17, 2009, the Department of Commerce published the notice of initiation of changed-circumstances review, preliminary results of review, intent to revoke the antidumping duty order, and intent to terminate the fiveyear (sunset) review of antidumping duty order. See Gray Portland Cement and Clinker From Mexico: Initiation of Changed-Circumstances Review, Preliminary Results of Review, Intent to Revoke Antidumping Duty Order, and Intent to Terminate Five-year (Sunset) Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 74 FR 7393 (February 17, 2009) (Intent to Revoke). We received comments from various interested parties supporting our preliminary results of review, revocation of the order, and termination of the sunset review. Final Results of Review We determine that all of the terms of the Agreement (see Intent to Revoke) have been satisfied. Revocation of Order Because we determine that the terms of the Agreement and, therefore, the terms of the ‘‘no interest’’ letters from producers accounting for substantially all of the production of the domestic like product have been met, we hereby revoke the antidumping duty order on gray portland cement and clinker from Mexico in its entirety, effective April 1, 2009. Termination of Sunset Review Because we determine that all the terms of the Agreement have been fulfilled and in accordance with letters filed by interested parties that are attached in Appendix 12 of the Agreement requesting the termination of the sunset review on March 31, 2009, we hereby terminate the suspended sunset review. Suspension of Liquidation We will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to discontinue the suspension of liquidation and to cease the collection of cash deposits on entries of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after April 1, 2009. In addition, we will instruct CBP to liquidate all entries made on or after April 1, 2009, without regard to antidumping duties. This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(d)(1) and 777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5). PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15435 Dated: March 31, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–7692 Filed 4–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–821–819] Magnesium Metal From the Russian Federation: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Intent To Rescind in Part AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to timely requests, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2007, through March 31, 2008. One respondent reported it had no shipments to the United States. As a result, the Department intends to rescind the review in part. The Department preliminarily determines that the remaining respondent made sales to the United States at less than normal value. If these preliminary results are adopted in the final results of this administrative review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on entries of the respondent’s merchandise during the POR. The preliminary results are listed below in the section titled ‘‘Preliminary Results of Review.’’ DATES: Effective Date: April 6, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla or Minoo Hatten, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 5, 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 The Department published the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation on April 15, 2005. See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Magnesium Metal From the Russian Federation, 70 FR 19930 (April 15, 2005) (Antidumping Duty Order). On April 1, 2008, the Department published in the Federal E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-201-802]


Gray Portland Cement and Clinker From Mexico: Final Results of 
Changed-Circumstances Review, Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order, and 
Termination of Five-Year (Sunset) Review of Antidumping Duty Order

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

SUMMARY: On February 17, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the 
Department) published a notice of initiation of changed-circumstances 
review, preliminary results of review, intent to revoke the antidumping 
duty order, and intent to terminate the five-year (sunset) review of 
the antidumping duty order on gray portland cement and clinker from 
Mexico.
    We received comments from various interested parties supporting our 
preliminary results of review, revocation of the order, and termination 
of the sunset review. After consideration of those comments we are 
revoking the order and terminating the sunset review of the order.

DATES: Effective Date: April 1, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hermes Pinilla or Minoo Hatten, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-
3477 and (202) 482-1690, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    On March 6, 2006, the Office of the United States Trade 
Representative, Secretaria de Economia of the United Mexican States, 
and the Department entered into an Agreement on Trade in Cement. See 
Gray Portland Cement and Clinker From Mexico: Agreement Between the 
Office of the United States Trade Representative, The United States 
Department of Commerce and Secretaria de Economia of Mexico on Trade in 
Cement, 71 FR 13082 (March 14, 2006) (Agreement). Pursuant to the 
Agreement, the domestic industry, represented by the Southern Tier 
Cement Committee and its members, Capitol Aggregates, Ltd., and Holcim 
(U.S.) Inc., submitted letters stating that they have ``no interest'' 
in maintaining the order after the expiration of the Agreement.
    On February 17, 2009, the Department of Commerce published the 
notice of initiation of changed-circumstances review, preliminary 
results of review, intent to revoke the antidumping duty order, and 
intent to terminate the five-year (sunset) review of antidumping duty 
order. See Gray Portland Cement and Clinker From Mexico: Initiation of 
Changed-Circumstances Review, Preliminary Results of Review, Intent to 
Revoke Antidumping Duty Order, and Intent to Terminate Five-year 
(Sunset) Review of Antidumping Duty Order, 74 FR 7393 (February 17, 
2009) (Intent to Revoke).
    We received comments from various interested parties supporting our 
preliminary results of review, revocation of the order, and termination 
of the sunset review.

Final Results of Review

    We determine that all of the terms of the Agreement (see Intent to 
Revoke) have been satisfied.

Revocation of Order

    Because we determine that the terms of the Agreement and, 
therefore, the terms of the ``no interest'' letters from producers 
accounting for substantially all of the production of the domestic like 
product have been met, we hereby revoke the antidumping duty order on 
gray portland cement and clinker from Mexico in its entirety, effective 
April 1, 2009.

Termination of Sunset Review

    Because we determine that all the terms of the Agreement have been 
fulfilled and in accordance with letters filed by interested parties 
that are attached in Appendix 12 of the Agreement requesting the 
termination of the sunset review on March 31, 2009, we hereby terminate 
the suspended sunset review.

Suspension of Liquidation

    We will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
discontinue the suspension of liquidation and to cease the collection 
of cash deposits on entries of subject merchandise entered, or 
withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after April 1, 2009. In 
addition, we will instruct CBP to liquidate all entries made on or 
after April 1, 2009, without regard to antidumping duties.
    This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(d)(1) and 
777(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5).

    Dated: March 31, 2009.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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