Heavy Forged Hand Tools, With or Without Handles From the People's Republic of China (Axes and Adzes): Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 27103-27104 [E9-13341]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 108 / Monday, June 8, 2009 / Notices deposit rate will be the rate established in the final results of this review; (2) for previously reviewed or investigated companies not listed above, the cash deposit rate will be the company– specific rate established for the most recent period; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review, a prior review, or the less–than-fair–value (LTFV) investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent period for the manufacturer of the subject merchandise; and (4) if neither the exporter nor the manufacturer is a firm covered by this review, a prior review, or the LTFV investigation, the cash deposit rate shall be the all–others rate established in the LTFV investigation, which is 9.86 percent. See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Stainless Steel Plate in Coils From Belgium, 64 FR 15476 (March 31, 1999). These deposit rates, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.224(b), the Department will disclose to parties to the proceeding any calculations performed in connection with these preliminary results within five days after the date of publication of this notice. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309, interested parties may submit written comments in response to these preliminary results. Unless extended by the Department, case briefs are to be submitted within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice, and rebuttal briefs, limited to arguments raised in case briefs, are to be submitted no later than five days after the time limit for filing case briefs. Parties who submit arguments in this proceeding are requested to submit with the argument: (1) a statement of the issues, and (2) a brief summary of the argument. Case and rebuttal briefs must be served on interested parties in accordance with 19 CFR 351.303(f). Also, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice, interested parties may request a public hearing on arguments to be raised in the case and rebuttal briefs. Unless the Secretary specifies otherwise, the hearing, if requested, will be held two days after the date for submission of rebuttal briefs. Parties will be notified of the time and location. The Department will publish the final results of this administrative review, including the results of its analysis of issues raised in any case or rebuttal brief, no later than 120 days after 15:15 Jun 05, 2009 Notification to Importers This notice serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f) 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. These preliminary results of this administrative review and notice are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated June 1, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E9–13343 Filed 6–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S Public Comment VerDate Nov<24>2008 publication of these preliminary results, unless extended. See 19 CFR 351.213(h). Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–803] Heavy Forged Hand Tools, With or Without Handles From the People’s Republic of China (Axes and Adzes): Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: June 8, 2009. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) is rescinding an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on heavy forged hand tools, with or without handles from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), with respect to axes and adzes, for the period of review (‘‘POR’’) February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. This rescission is based on the timely withdrawal of request for review by the party that requested the review, Fiskars Brands Inc. (‘‘Fiskars’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alan Ray, Office 9, AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5403. Background On February 4, 2009, the Department published in the Federal Register its PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27103 notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order heavy forged hand tools (‘‘HFHTs’’), with or without handles from the PRC with respect to axes and adzes. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation: Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 74 CFR 6013 (February 4, 2009). On February 27, 2009, Fiskars requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on HFHTs, with or without handles from the PRC with respect to axes and adzes. On March 24, 2009, the Department initiated an antidumping duty administrative review on HFHTs, with or without handles from the PRC with respect to axes and adzes. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 74 FR 12310 (March 24, 2009). On May 18, 2009, Fiskars timely withdrew its request for review. Scope of the Order The products covered by this order are HFHTs comprising the following classes or kinds of merchandise: (1) Hammers and sledges with heads over 1.5 kg. (3.33 pounds) (‘‘hammers/ sledges’’); (2) bars over 18 inches in length, track tools and wedges (‘‘bars/ wedges’’); (3) picks and mattocks (‘‘picks/mattocks’’); and (4) axes, adzes and similar hewing tools (‘‘axes/adzes’’). HFHTs include heads for drilling hammers, sledges, axes, mauls, picks and mattocks, which may or may not be painted, which may or may not be finished, or which may or may not be imported with handles; assorted bar products and track tools including wrecking bars, digging bars and tampers; and steel woodsplitting wedges. HFHTs are manufactured through a hot forge operation in which steel is sheared to required length, heated to forging temperature and formed to final shape on forging equipment using dies specific to the desired product shape and size. Depending on the product, finishing operations may include shot blasting, grinding, polishing and painting, and the insertion of handles for handled products. HFHTs are currently provided for under the following Harmonized Tariff System of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) subheadings: 8205.20.60, 8205.59.30, 8201.30.00, and 8201.40.60. Specifically excluded from these investigations are hammers and sledges with heads 1.5 kg. (3.33 pounds) in weight and under, hoes and rakes, and bars 18 inches in length and under. E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 27104 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 108 / Monday, June 8, 2009 / Notices Rescission of Review DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Section 351.213(d)(1) of the Department’s regulations provide that the Department will rescind an administrative review if the party that requested the review withdraws its request for review within 90 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested review, or withdraws its request at a later date if the Department determines that it is reasonable to extend the time limit for withdrawing the request. Fiskars properly withdrew its request before the 90-day deadline. Therefore, we are rescinding this review of the antidumping duty order on HFHTs, with or without handles from the PRC covering the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. International Trade Administration Assessment The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) 15 days after publication of this rescission notice. The Department will instruct CBP to assess antidumping duties at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated antidumping duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Notification to Parties cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES This notice also serves as a 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, which continues to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/destruction of APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which is subject to sanction. This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4). Dated: June 1, 2009. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E9–13341 Filed 6–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:15 Jun 05, 2009 Jkt 217001 [A–570–898] Chlorinated Isocyanurates from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates (‘‘chlorinated isos’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). The period of review (‘‘POR’’) for this administrative review is June 1, 2007, through May 31, 2008. This administrative review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, i.e., Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd. (‘‘Jiheng’’). We preliminarily determine that Jiheng made sales in the United States at prices below normal value (‘‘NV’’). If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to assess antidumping duties on entries of subject merchandise during the POR for which the importer–specific assessment rates are above de minimis. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. EFFECTIVE DATE: June 8, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Moats or Charles Riggle, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5047 or (202) 482– 0650, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 24, 2005, the Department published in the Federal Register the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isos from the PRC.1 On June 9, 2008, the Department published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isos from the PRC for the period June 1, 2007, through May 31, 2008.2 On June 30, 2008, in accordance 1 See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People’s Republic of China, 70 FR 36561 (June 24, 2005). 2 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with 19 CFR 351.213(b)(2), Jiheng, a foreign producer/exporter of subject merchandise, requested that the Department review its sales of subject merchandise. On June 30, 2008, Clearon Corporation (‘‘Clearon’’) and Occidental Chemical Corporation (‘‘OxyChem’’), Petitioners in the underlying investigation, requested that the Department conduct an administrative review of Jiheng’s sales and entries during the POR. On July 30, 2008, the Department initiated the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isos from the PRC covering the period June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008.3 On September 5, 2008, the Department issued its antidumping duty questionnaire to Jiheng. On October 31, 2008, the Department requested that the Office of Policy provide a list of surrogate countries for this review which it did on November 3, 2008.4 On November 6, 2008, the Department issued a letter to interested parties seeking comments on surrogate country selection and surrogate values. On November 21, 2008, Jiheng submitted comments regarding the selection of a surrogate country. On December 1, 2008, Petitioners submitted publicly available information in order to value Jiheng’s factors of production (‘‘FOP’’). On December 5, 2008, Jiheng submitted comments on Petitioners’ December 1, 2008, surrogate value information. On May 5, 2009, Jiheng submitted additional surrogate value information from Chemical Weekly for certain chemicals used in its production of the subject merchandise. On October 8, 2008, Jiheng submitted its section A questionnaire response (‘‘AQR’’). On October 23, 2008, Jiheng submitted its sections C and D questionnaire responses (‘‘CQR and DQR’’, respectively). On October 29, 2008, Jiheng submitted its cost reconciliation. On November 5, 2008, Petitioners submitted comments on Jiheng’s AQR, CQR, and DQR. On December 16, 2008, the Department issued a supplemental questionnaire to to Request Administrative Review, 73 FR 32557 (June 9, 2008). 3 See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, Request for Revocation in Part, and Deferral of Administrative Review 73 FR 44220 (July 30, 2008) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). 4 See Memorandum regarding ‘‘Request for Surrogate-Country Selection: 2007-2008 Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Chlorinated Isocyanurates from the People’s Republic of China’’ (October 31, 2008); see also Memorandum regarding ‘‘Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Chlorinated Isocyanurates from the People’s Republic of China: Request for a List of Surrogate Countries’’ (November 3, 2008) (‘‘Surrogate Country List’’). E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 108 (Monday, June 8, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-803]


Heavy Forged Hand Tools, With or Without Handles From the 
People's Republic of China (Axes and Adzes): Rescission of Antidumping 
Duty Administrative Review

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

DATES: Effective Date: June 8, 2009.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is rescinding an 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on heavy forged 
hand tools, with or without handles from the People's Republic of China 
(``PRC''), with respect to axes and adzes, for the period of review 
(``POR'') February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. This rescission is 
based on the timely withdrawal of request for review by the party that 
requested the review, Fiskars Brands Inc. (``Fiskars'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alan Ray, Office 9, AD/CVD Operations, 
Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5403.

Background

    On February 4, 2009, the Department published in the Federal 
Register its notice of opportunity to request an administrative review 
of the antidumping duty order heavy forged hand tools (``HFHTs''), with 
or without handles from the PRC with respect to axes and adzes. See 
Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended 
Investigation: Opportunity To Request Administrative Review, 74 CFR 
6013 (February 4, 2009). On February 27, 2009, Fiskars requested an 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on HFHTs, with or 
without handles from the PRC with respect to axes and adzes. On March 
24, 2009, the Department initiated an antidumping duty administrative 
review on HFHTs, with or without handles from the PRC with respect to 
axes and adzes. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 74 FR 12310 
(March 24, 2009). On May 18, 2009, Fiskars timely withdrew its request 
for review.

Scope of the Order

    The products covered by this order are HFHTs comprising the 
following classes or kinds of merchandise: (1) Hammers and sledges with 
heads over 1.5 kg. (3.33 pounds) (``hammers/sledges''); (2) bars over 
18 inches in length, track tools and wedges (``bars/wedges''); (3) 
picks and mattocks (``picks/mattocks''); and (4) axes, adzes and 
similar hewing tools (``axes/adzes'').
    HFHTs include heads for drilling hammers, sledges, axes, mauls, 
picks and mattocks, which may or may not be painted, which may or may 
not be finished, or which may or may not be imported with handles; 
assorted bar products and track tools including wrecking bars, digging 
bars and tampers; and steel woodsplitting wedges. HFHTs are 
manufactured through a hot forge operation in which steel is sheared to 
required length, heated to forging temperature and formed to final 
shape on forging equipment using dies specific to the desired product 
shape and size. Depending on the product, finishing operations may 
include shot blasting, grinding, polishing and painting, and the 
insertion of handles for handled products. HFHTs are currently provided 
for under the following Harmonized Tariff System of the United States 
(``HTSUS'') subheadings: 8205.20.60, 8205.59.30, 8201.30.00, and 
8201.40.60. Specifically excluded from these investigations are hammers 
and sledges with heads 1.5 kg. (3.33 pounds) in weight and under, hoes 
and rakes, and bars 18 inches in length and under.

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Rescission of Review

    Section 351.213(d)(1) of the Department's regulations provide that 
the Department will rescind an administrative review if the party that 
requested the review withdraws its request for review within 90 days of 
the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the requested 
review, or withdraws its request at a later date if the Department 
determines that it is reasonable to extend the time limit for 
withdrawing the request. Fiskars properly withdrew its request before 
the 90-day deadline. Therefore, we are rescinding this review of the 
antidumping duty order on HFHTs, with or without handles from the PRC 
covering the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009.

Assessment

    The Department intends to issue assessment instructions to the U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') 15 days after publication of 
this rescission notice. The Department will instruct CBP to assess 
antidumping duties at rates equal to the cash deposit of estimated 
antidumping duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from 
warehouse, for consumption, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i).

Notification to Parties

    This notice also serves as a 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, which continues 
to govern business proprietary information in this segment of the 
proceeding. Timely written notification of the return/destruction of 
APO materials or conversion to judicial protective order is hereby 
requested. Failure to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO 
is a violation which is subject to sanction.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 
777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 
351.213(d)(4).

    Dated: June 1, 2009.
John M. Andersen,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing 
Duty Operations.
[FR Doc. E9-13341 Filed 6-5-09; 8:45 am]
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