Pre-Stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People's Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 59960 [E9-27837]

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E9–27722 Filed 11–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–946] Pre–Stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is aligning the final determination in the countervailing duty investigation of pre–stressed concrete steel wire strand (PC Strand) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation. November 19, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jolanta Lawska, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4014, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–8362. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 23, 2009, the Department initiated the countervailing and antidumping duty investigations on PC Strand from the PRC. See Pre–stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 74 FR 29670 (June 23, 2009), and accompanying Initiation Checklist,1 and Pre–stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 74 FR 29665, (June 23, 2009). The countervailing and antidumping duty investigations have the same scope with regard to the subject merchandise covered. On November 2, 2009, the Department published the preliminary affirmative countervailing duty determination pertaining to PC strand from the PRC. See Pre–stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 74 FR 56576 (November 2, 2009). On October 29, 2009, the petitioners submitted a letter, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), requesting alignment of the final countervailing duty determination with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation of PC strand from the PRC. Therefore, in accordance with section 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), we are aligning the final countervailing duty determination on PC Strand from the PRC with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation of PC Strand from the PRC. The final countervailing duty determination will be issued on the same date as the final antidumping duty determination currently scheduled for March 8, 2010. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 705(a)(1) of the Act. Dated: November 13, 2009. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-570-946]


Pre-Stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People's 
Republic of China: Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination 
with Final Antidumping Duty Determination

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is aligning the 
final determination in the countervailing duty investigation of pre-
stressed concrete steel wire strand (PC Strand) from the People's 
Republic of China (PRC) with the final determination in the companion 
antidumping duty investigation.

Effective Date: November 19, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jolanta Lawska, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 3, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 
4014, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; 
telephone: (202) 482-8362.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On June 23, 2009, the Department initiated the countervailing and 
antidumping duty investigations on PC Strand from the PRC. See Pre-
stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation, 74 FR 29670 
(June 23, 2009), and accompanying Initiation Checklist,\1\ and Pre-
stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People's Republic of 
China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 74 FR 29665, (June 
23, 2009). The countervailing and antidumping duty investigations have 
the same scope with regard to the subject merchandise covered. On 
November 2, 2009, the Department published the preliminary affirmative 
countervailing duty determination pertaining to PC strand from the PRC. 
See Pre-stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People's Republic 
of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, 74 
FR 56576 (November 2, 2009). On October 29, 2009, the petitioners 
submitted a letter, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), requesting 
alignment of the final countervailing duty determination with the final 
determination in the companion antidumping duty investigation of PC 
strand from the PRC.
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memoranda is on file in the Central Records Unit (CRU), room 1117 in 
the main building of the Commerce Department.
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    Therefore, in accordance with section 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4), we are 
aligning the final countervailing duty determination on PC Strand from 
the PRC with the final determination in the companion antidumping duty 
investigation of PC Strand from the PRC. The final countervailing duty 
determination will be issued on the same date as the final antidumping 
duty determination currently scheduled for March 8, 2010.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 705(a)(1) 
of the Act.

    Dated: November 13, 2009.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-27837 Filed 11-18-09; 8:45 am]
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