Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From China, Malaysia, and Thailand, 61172-61173 [E9-28040]

Download as PDF 61172 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 224 / Monday, November 23, 2009 / Notices StatoilHydro USA E&P, Inc. StatoilHydro Gulf Properties Inc. Dated: October 30, 2009. S. Elizabeth Birnbaum, Director, Minerals Management Service. [FR Doc. E9–28088 Filed 11–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 731–TA–1043–1045 (Review)] Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From China, Malaysia, and Thailand AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Scheduling of full five-year reviews concerning the antidumping duty orders on polyethylene retail carrier bags from China, Malaysia, and Thailand. SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on polyethylene retail carrier bags from China, Malaysia, and Thailand would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207). DATES: Effective Date: November 17, jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nathanael Comly (202–205–3174), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for these reviews may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Nov 20, 2009 Jkt 220001 Background.—On October 5, 2009, the Commission determined that responses to its notice of institution of the subject five-year reviews were such that full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Act should proceed (74 FR 54069, October 21, 2009). A record of the Commissioners’ votes, the Commission’s statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner’s statements are available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission’s Web site. Participation in the reviews and public service list.—Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations, wishing to participate in these reviews as parties must file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as provided in section 201.11 of the Commission’s rules, by 45 days after publication of this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance following publication of the Commission’s notice of institution of the reviews need not file an additional notice of appearance. The Secretary will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the reviews. Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.—Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission’s rules, the Secretary will make BPI gathered in these reviews available to authorized applicants under the APO issued in the reviews, provided that the application is made by 45 days after publication of this notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the reviews. A party granted access to BPI following publication of the Commission’s notice of institution of the reviews need not reapply for such access. A separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO. Staff report.—The prehearing staff report in the reviews will be placed in the nonpublic record on April 7, 2010, and a public version will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of the Commission’s rules. Hearing.—The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the reviews beginning at 9:30 a.m. on April 27, 2010, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before April 20, 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission’s deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should attend a prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on April 22, 2010, at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Oral testimony and written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24, and 207.66 of the Commission’s rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the date of the hearing. Written submissions.—Each party to the reviews may submit a prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with the provisions of section 207.65 of the Commission’s rules; the deadline for filing is April 16, 2010. Parties may also file written testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as provided in section 207.24 of the Commission’s rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.67 of the Commission’s rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is May 6, 2010; witness testimony must be filed no later than three days before the hearing. In addition, any person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the reviews may submit a written statement of information pertinent to the subject of the reviews on or before May 6, 2010. On May 28, 2010, the Commission will make available to parties all information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before June 2, 2010, but such final comments must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with section 207.68 of the Commission’s rules. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules, as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, 2002). Even where electronic filing of a document is permitted, certain documents must also be filed in paper form, as specified in II (C) of the Commission’s Handbook on Electronic E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 224 / Monday, November 23, 2009 / Notices Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 (November 8, 2002). Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, each document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on all other parties to the reviews (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. Issued: November 18, 2009. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–28040 Filed 11–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–473 and 731– TA–1173 (Preliminary)] Certain Sodium and Potassium Phosphate Salts From China jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry producing monopotassium phosphate (‘‘MKP’’), provided for in subheading 2835.24.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule in the United States, is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of imports from China, that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China and sold in the United States at less 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Nov 20, 2009 Jkt 220001 than fair value (LTFV).2 3 In addition, the Commission determines that there is a reasonable indication that industries producing dipotassium phosphate (‘‘DKP’’) and tetrapotassium pyrophosphate (‘‘TKPP’’), provided for in subheadings 2835.24.00 and 2835.39.10 respectively, of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, are threatened with material injury by reason of imports from China, that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China and sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV).4 Finally, the Commission determines that there is no reasonable indication that an industry producing sodium tripolyphosphate (‘‘STPP’’), provided for in subheading 2835.31.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of imports from China, that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China and sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigations under sections 703(b) or 733(b) of the Act, or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of affirmative final determinations in those investigations under sections 705(a) or 735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail level, representative consumer organizations 2 Commissioners Charlotte R. Lane, Irving A. Williamson, and Dean A. Pinkert determine that there is a reasonable indication that the domestic industry is materially injured by reason of subject imports. 3 Chairman Shara L. Aranoff, Vice Chairman Daniel R. Pearson, and Commissioner Deanna Tanner Okun determine that there is a reasonable indication that the domestic industry is threatened with material injury by reason of subject imports. 4 Commissioner Charlotte R. Lane determines that there is a reasonable indication that an industry producing TKPP is materially injured by reason of subject imports. PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61173 have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Background On September 24, 2009, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by ICL Performance Products LP, St. Louis, MO and Prayon, Inc., Augusta, GA alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of LTFV and subsidized imports of certain sodium and potassium phosphate salts from China. Accordingly, effective September 24, 2009, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–473 and antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1173 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of October 1, 2009 (74 FR 50817). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on October 15, 2009, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on November 9, 2009. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4110 (November 2009), entitled Certain Sodium and Potassium Phosphate Salts From China (Preliminary). By order of the Commission. Issued: November 17, 2009. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–28020 Filed 11–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1043-1045 (Review)]


Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From China, Malaysia, and 
Thailand

AGENCY: United States International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Scheduling of full five-year reviews concerning the antidumping 
duty orders on polyethylene retail carrier bags from China, Malaysia, 
and Thailand.

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SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full 
reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 
U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the 
antidumping duty orders on polyethylene retail carrier bags from China, 
Malaysia, and Thailand would be likely to lead to continuation or 
recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For 
further information concerning the conduct of these reviews and rules 
of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 
207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).

DATES: Effective Date: November 17, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nathanael Comly (202-205-3174), Office 
of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain 
information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal 
on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need 
special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact 
the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information 
concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its 
Internet server (http://www.usitc.gov). The public record for these 
reviews may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at 
http://edis.usitc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background.--On October 5, 2009, the Commission determined that 
responses to its notice of institution of the subject five-year reviews 
were such that full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Act 
should proceed (74 FR 54069, October 21, 2009). A record of the 
Commissioners' votes, the Commission's statement on adequacy, and any 
individual Commissioner's statements are available from the Office of 
the Secretary and at the Commission's Web site.
    Participation in the reviews and public service list.--Persons, 
including industrial users of the subject merchandise and, if the 
merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer 
organizations, wishing to participate in these reviews as parties must 
file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as 
provided in section 201.11 of the Commission's rules, by 45 days after 
publication of this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance 
following publication of the Commission's notice of institution of the 
reviews need not file an additional notice of appearance. The Secretary 
will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses 
of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the 
reviews.
    Limited disclosure of business proprietary information (BPI) under 
an administrative protective order (APO) and BPI service list.--
Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the Secretary 
will make BPI gathered in these reviews available to authorized 
applicants under the APO issued in the reviews, provided that the 
application is made by 45 days after publication of this notice. 
Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as defined by 
19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the reviews. A party granted 
access to BPI following publication of the Commission's notice of 
institution of the reviews need not reapply for such access. A separate 
service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those parties 
authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
    Staff report.--The prehearing staff report in the reviews will be 
placed in the nonpublic record on April 7, 2010, and a public version 
will be issued thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of the 
Commission's rules.
    Hearing.--The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the 
reviews beginning at 9:30 a.m. on April 27, 2010, at the U.S. 
International Trade Commission Building. Requests to appear at the 
hearing should be filed in writing with the Secretary to the Commission 
on or before April 20, 2010. A nonparty who has testimony that may aid 
the Commission's deliberations may request permission to present a 
short statement at the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to 
appear at the hearing and make oral presentations should attend a 
prehearing conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on April 22, 2010, at the 
U.S. International Trade Commission Building. Oral testimony and 
written materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by 
sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24, and 207.66 of the Commission's 
rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their 
hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 business days prior to the 
date of the hearing.
    Written submissions.--Each party to the reviews may submit a 
prehearing brief to the Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with 
the provisions of section 207.65 of the Commission's rules; the 
deadline for filing is April 16, 2010. Parties may also file written 
testimony in connection with their presentation at the hearing, as 
provided in section 207.24 of the Commission's rules, and posthearing 
briefs, which must conform with the provisions of section 207.67 of the 
Commission's rules. The deadline for filing posthearing briefs is May 
6, 2010; witness testimony must be filed no later than three days 
before the hearing. In addition, any person who has not entered an 
appearance as a party to the reviews may submit a written statement of 
information pertinent to the subject of the reviews on or before May 6, 
2010. On May 28, 2010, the Commission will make available to parties 
all information on which they have not had an opportunity to comment. 
Parties may submit final comments on this information on or before June 
2, 2010, but such final comments must not contain new factual 
information and must otherwise comply with section 207.68 of the 
Commission's rules. All written submissions must conform with the 
provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's rules; any submissions 
that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 
201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission's rules. The Commission's 
rules do not authorize filing of submissions with the Secretary by 
facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by 
section 201.8 of the Commission's rules, as amended, 67 FR 68036 
(November 8, 2002). Even where electronic filing of a document is 
permitted, certain documents must also be filed in paper form, as 
specified in II (C) of the Commission's Handbook on Electronic

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Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 (November 8, 2002).
    Additional written submissions to the Commission, including 
requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission's rules, shall 
not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such 
submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request 
by a Commissioner or Commission staff.
    In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission's 
rules, each document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on 
all other parties to the reviews (as identified by either the public or 
BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. 
The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a 
certificate of service.

    Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of 
title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published 
pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission's rules.

    Issued: November 18, 2009.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. E9-28040 Filed 11-20-09; 8:45 am]
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