Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty Order: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from India, 15938-15939 [E9-7983]

Download as PDF 15938 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 8, 2009 / Notices section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) for subject merchandise exported by Baoding Mantong, the cash deposit rate will be that established in the final results of review; (2) for previously reviewed or investigated companies not listed above that have separate rates, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company specific rate published for the most recent period; (3) for all other PRC exporters of subject merchandise (including Nantong Dongchang), which have not been found to be entitled to a separate rate, the cash deposit rate will be the PRC wide rate of 155.89 percent; (4) for all non–PRC exporters of subject merchandise, the cash deposit rate will be the rate applicable to the PRC exporter that supplied that non–PRC exporter. These deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until publication of the final results of the next administrative review. Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. This administrative review and this notice are in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i) of the Act, 19 CFR 351.213, and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). Dated: March 31, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–7986 Filed 4–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (C–533–829) rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty Order: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from India AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On December 1, 2008, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated a sunset review of the countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) order on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (‘‘PC strand’’) from India VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:05 Apr 07, 2009 Jkt 217001 pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). See Initiation of Five–Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 73 FR 72770 (December 1, 2008). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate and an adequate substantive response filed on behalf of domestic interested parties and an inadequate response (in this case, no response) from respondent interested parties, the Department decided to conduct an expedited sunset review of this CVD order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(B). As a result of this review, the Department finds that revocation of the CVD order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the level indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 8, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Greynolds or Brandon Farlander, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington; DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6071 or (101) 482– 0182, respectively. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Background On December 1, 2008, the Department initiated a sunset review of the CVD order on PC strand from India pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Initiation of Five–Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 73 FR 72770 (December 1, 2008). The Department received a notice of intent to participate on behalf of American Spring Wire Corp., Insteel Wire Products Company, and Sumiden Wire Products Corporation (collectively, ‘‘petitioners’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The petitioners claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as domestic producers of PC strand. The Department received a complete substantive response from the petitioners within the 30–day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). However, the Department did not receive a substantive response from any respondent interested party to this proceeding. 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 review of this order. Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to this order is prestressed concrete steel wire (‘‘PC strand’’), which is steel strand produced PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 from wire of non–stainless, non– galvanized steel, which is suitable for use in prestressed concrete (both pre– tensioned and post–tensioned) applications. The product definition encompasses covered and uncovered strand and all types, grades, and diameters of PC strand. The merchandise under this order is currently classifiable under subheadings 7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written description of the merchandise under investigation is dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum (‘‘Decision Memorandum’’) from John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated March 31, 2009, which is hereby adopted by this notice. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this review and the corresponding recommendation in this public memorandum which is on file in the Central Records Unit room B–1117 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Web at http:// ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and electronic version of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Review The Department determines that revocation of the countervailing duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the rate listed below: Producers/Exporters All Manufacturers/Producers/Exporters ....... Net Countervailable Subsidy (percent) 62.92 Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (‘‘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 return/ destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 8, 2009 / Notices hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms of an APO is a sanctionable violation. We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: March 30, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–7983 Filed 4–7–09; 8:45 am] to, focus groups, reply cards that accompany product distributions, and Web-based surveys and dialogue boxes that offer customers the opportunity to express their views on the programs they are asked to evaluate. NIST will limit its inquiries to data collections that solicit strictly voluntary opinions and will not collect information that is required or regulated. Steps will be taken to assure anonymity of respondents in each activity covered under this request. 15939 Dated: April 3, 2009. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–7897 Filed 4–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology II. Method of Collection NIST will collect this information by mail, fax, electronically, telephone and person-to-person sessions. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 8, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Darla Yonder, Management Analyst, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 1710, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–1710, telephone 301–975–4064 or via e-mail to darla.yonder@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES I. Abstract In accordance with Executive Order 12862, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a non-regulatory agency of the Department of Commerce, proposes to conduct a number of surveys, both quantitative and qualitative, designed to evaluate our current programs from a customer’s perspective. NIST proposes to perform program evaluation data collections by means of, but not limited VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:05 Apr 07, 2009 Jkt 217001 ACTION: III. Data Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Program Evaluation Data Collections ACTION: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Usability Data Collections OMB Control Number: 0693–0033. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other for profit organizations, not-for-profit institutions, individuals or households, Federal Government, State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. Estimated Time per Response: Varied dependent upon the data collection. The response time may vary from two minutes for a response card or two hours for focus group participation. The average time per response is expected to be 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,022. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 8, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Darla Yonder, Management Analyst, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 1710, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–1710, telephone 301–975–4064, or via e-mail to darla.yonder@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract In accordance with Executive Order 12862, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a non-regulatory agency of the Department of Commerce, proposes to conduct a number of data collection efforts—both quantitative and qualitative—to determine requirements and evaluate usability and utility of NIST research for measurement and standardization work. These data collection efforts may include, but may not be limited to electronic methodologies, empirical studies, video and audio data collections, interviews, and questionnaires. For example, data collection efforts will be conducted at search and rescue training exercises for rescue workers using robots. Other planned data collection efforts include E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(C-533-829)


Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Countervailing Duty 
Order: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from India

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On December 1, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``the 
Department'') initiated a sunset review of the countervailing duty 
(``CVD'') order on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (``PC 
strand'') from India pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (``the Act''). See Initiation of Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Reviews, 73 FR 72770 (December 1, 2008). On the basis of a 
notice of intent to participate and an adequate substantive response 
filed on behalf of domestic interested parties and an inadequate 
response (in this case, no response) from respondent interested 
parties, the Department decided to conduct an expedited sunset review 
of this CVD order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 
CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(B). As a result of this review, the Department 
finds that revocation of the CVD order would be likely to lead to 
continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the level 
indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 8, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Greynolds or Brandon Farlander, 
AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution 
Avenue, NW, Washington; DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-6071 or (101) 
482-0182, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 1, 2008, the Department initiated a sunset review of 
the CVD order on PC strand from India pursuant to section 751(c) of the 
Act. See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 73 FR 72770 
(December 1, 2008). The Department received a notice of intent to 
participate on behalf of American Spring Wire Corp., Insteel Wire 
Products Company, and Sumiden Wire Products Corporation (collectively, 
``petitioners''), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(1)(i). The petitioners claimed interested party status under 
section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as domestic producers of PC strand.
    The Department received a complete substantive response from the 
petitioners within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3)(i). However, the Department did not receive a substantive 
response from any respondent interested party to this proceeding. 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 review 
of this order.

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to this order is prestressed concrete steel 
wire (``PC strand''), which is steel strand produced from wire of non-
stainless, non-galvanized steel, which is suitable for use in 
prestressed concrete (both pre-tensioned and post-tensioned) 
applications. The product definition encompasses covered and uncovered 
strand and all types, grades, and diameters of PC strand.
    The merchandise under this order is currently classifiable under 
subheadings 7312.10.3010 and 7312.10.3012 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS''). Although the HTSUS 
subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the 
written description of the merchandise under investigation is 
dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in this review are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum (``Decision Memorandum'') from John M. Andersen, 
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for 
Import Administration, dated March 31, 2009, which is hereby adopted by 
this notice. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues 
raised in this review and the corresponding recommendation in this 
public memorandum which is on file in the Central Records Unit room B-
1117 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of 
the Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and electronic version of the 
Decision Memorandum are identical in content.

Final Results of Review

    The Department determines that revocation of the countervailing 
duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a 
countervailable subsidy at the rate listed below:

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                                                              Net
                 Producers/Exporters                    Countervailable
                                                       Subsidy (percent)
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All Manufacturers/Producers/Exporters...............               62.92
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Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order

    This notice serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (``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 return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to 
judicial protective order is

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hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and the terms 
of an APO is a sanctionable violation.
    We are issuing and publishing the results and notice in accordance 
with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: March 30, 2009.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-7983 Filed 4-7-09; 8:45 am]
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