Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Finding and Orders: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Brazil, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and Thailand, 65739 [E9-29587]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 237 / Friday, December 11, 2009 / Notices jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES The ‘‘All Others’’ rate applies to all entries of the subject merchandise except for entries from the company identified individually above. This notice constitutes the antidumping duty orders with respect to commodity matchbooks from India, pursuant to section 736(a) of the Act. Interested parties may contact the Department’s Central Records Unit, Room 1117 of the Main Commerce Building, for copies of an updated list of antidumping duty orders currently in effect. This order is issued and published in accordance with section 736(a) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.211(b). Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1690 and (202) 482–6071, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 1, 2008, the Department initiated and the ITC instituted sunset reviews of the AD and CVD finding/ orders on PC strand from Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Thailand, pursuant to sections 751(c) and 752 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Dated: December 7, 2009. ‘‘Act’’), respectively. See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 73 FR Carole A. Showers, 72770 (December 1, 2008). As a result of Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy its reviews, the Department found that and Negotiations. revocation of the AD finding/orders [FR Doc. E9–29572 Filed 12–10–09; 8:45 am] would likely lead to continuation or BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S recurrence of dumping and that revocation of the CVD order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE of subsidization, and notified the ITC of International Trade Administration the margins of dumping and the subsidy [A–351–837, A–533–828, C–533–829, A–588– rates likely to prevail were the finding/ orders revoked. See Prestressed 068, A–580–852, A–201–831, A–549–820] Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Brazil, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Continuation of Antidumping and Mexico, and Thailand: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Finding and the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Orders: Prestressed Concrete Steel Antidumping Duty Finding/Orders, 74 Wire Strand from Brazil, India, Japan, FR 13179 (March 26, 2009), and Final the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Thailand Countervailing Duty Order: Prestressed AGENCY: Import Administration, Concrete Steel Wire Strand from India, International Trade Administration, 74 FR 15938 (April 8, 2009) Department of Commerce. (collectively, ‘‘Final Results’’). SUMMARY: As a result of the On December 1, 2009, the ITC determinations by the Department of determined that revocation of the AD Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) and the and CVD finding/orders on PC strand International Trade Commission (the from Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, ‘‘ITC’’) that revocation of the and Thailand would likely lead to antidumping duty (‘‘AD’’) finding/ continuation or recurrence of material orders on prestressed concrete steel wire injury within a reasonably foreseeable strand (‘‘PC strand’’) from Brazil, India, time. See Prestressed Concrete Steel Japan, the Republic of Korea (‘‘Korea’’), Wire Strand from Brazil, India, Japan, Mexico, and Thailand would likely lead Korea, Mexico, and Thailand, 74 FR to continuation or recurrence of 62820 (December 1, 2009) (‘‘ITC dumping, that revocation of the Determination’’) and USITC Publication countervailing duty (‘‘CVD’’) order on 4114 (November 2009), entitled PC strand from India would likely lead Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand to continuation or recurrence of a from Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, countervailable subsidy, and that Mexico, and Thailand (Inv. Nos. 701– revocation of these AD and CVD TA–432 and 731–TA–1024–1028 finding/orders would likely lead to a (Review) and AA1921–188 (Third continuation or recurrence of material Review)). injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this Scope of the Finding/Orders notice of the continuation of these AD The merchandise subject to the AD finding/orders and CVD order. and CVD orders on PC strand from EFFECTIVE DATE: December 11, 2009. Brazil, India, Korea, Mexico, and Thailand is steel strand produced from FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: wire of non-stainless, non-galvanized Minoo Hatten (AD finding/orders) or steel, which is suitable for use in Eric Greynolds (CVD order), AD/CVD VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:33 Dec 10, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65739 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 subject to the AD finding on PC strand from Japan is steel wire strand, other than alloy steel, not galvanized, which is stress-relieved and suitable for use in prestressed concrete. The merchandise subject to the finding/orders 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 the finding/orders is dispositive. Determination As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC that revocation of these AD and CVD finding/orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping or a countervailable subsidy, and of material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the continuation of the AD and CVD finding/orders on PC strand from Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Thailand. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to collect cash deposits at the rates in effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The effective date of the continuation of these finding/orders is the date of publication in the Federal Register of this Notice of Continuation. Pursuant to sections 751(c)(2) and 751(c)(6) of the Act, the Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of these finding/orders not later than November 2014. These five-year (sunset) reviews and notice are in accordance with section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: December 7, 2009. Carole A. Showers, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations. [FR Doc. E9–29587 Filed 12–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-351-837, A-533-828, C-533-829, A-588-068, A-580-852, A-201-831, A-
549-820]


Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Finding and 
Orders: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Brazil, India, 
Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and Thailand

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: As a result of the determinations by the Department of 
Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission 
(the ``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') finding/
orders on prestressed concrete steel wire strand (``PC strand'') from 
Brazil, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea (``Korea''), Mexico, and 
Thailand would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, 
that revocation of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on PC strand 
from India would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of a 
countervailable subsidy, and that revocation of these AD and CVD 
finding/orders would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of 
material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is 
publishing this notice of the continuation of these AD finding/orders 
and CVD order.

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 11, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Minoo Hatten (AD finding/orders) or 
Eric Greynolds (CVD order), AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 
Street & Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 
482-1690 and (202) 482-6071, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 1, 2008, the Department initiated and the ITC 
instituted sunset reviews of the AD and CVD finding/orders on PC strand 
from Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Thailand, pursuant to 
sections 751(c) and 752 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
``Act''), respectively. See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') 
Reviews, 73 FR 72770 (December 1, 2008). As a result of its reviews, 
the Department found that revocation of the AD finding/orders would 
likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and that 
revocation of the CVD order would likely lead to continuation or 
recurrence of subsidization, and notified the ITC of the margins of 
dumping and the subsidy rates likely to prevail were the finding/orders 
revoked. See Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Brazil, India, 
Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, and Thailand: Final Results of 
the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Finding/Orders, 74 
FR 13179 (March 26, 2009), and Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review 
of Countervailing Duty Order: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand 
from India, 74 FR 15938 (April 8, 2009) (collectively, ``Final 
Results'').
    On December 1, 2009, the ITC determined that revocation of the AD 
and CVD finding/orders on PC strand from Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, 
Mexico, and Thailand would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of 
material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. See Prestressed 
Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, 
and Thailand, 74 FR 62820 (December 1, 2009) (``ITC Determination'') 
and USITC Publication 4114 (November 2009), entitled Prestressed 
Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, 
and Thailand (Inv. Nos. 701-TA-432 and 731-TA-1024-1028 (Review) and 
AA1921-188 (Third Review)).

Scope of the Finding/Orders

    The merchandise subject to the AD and CVD orders on PC strand from 
Brazil, India, Korea, Mexico, and Thailand 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 subject to the AD finding on PC strand from Japan 
is steel wire strand, other than alloy steel, not galvanized, which is 
stress-relieved and suitable for use in prestressed concrete.
    The merchandise subject to the finding/orders 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 the finding/orders is 
dispositive.

Determination

    As a result of the determinations by the Department and the ITC 
that revocation of these AD and CVD finding/orders would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping or a countervailable subsidy, and 
of material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to 
section 751(d)(2) of the Act, the Department hereby orders the 
continuation of the AD and CVD finding/orders on PC strand from Brazil, 
India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Thailand. U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection will continue to collect cash deposits at the rates in 
effect at the time of entry for all imports of subject merchandise. The 
effective date of the continuation of these finding/orders is the date 
of publication in the Federal Register of this Notice of Continuation.
    Pursuant to sections 751(c)(2) and 751(c)(6) of the Act, the 
Department intends to initiate the next five-year review of these 
finding/orders not later than November 2014.
    These five-year (sunset) reviews and notice are in accordance with 
section 751(c) of the Act and published pursuant to section 777(i)(1) 
of the Act.

    Dated: December 7, 2009.
Carole A. Showers,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations.
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