Natural Bristle Paint Brushes and Brush Heads from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order, 13489-13490 [2010-6298]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 54 / Monday, March 22, 2010 / Notices Signed at Washington, DC, February 23, 2010. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2010–6276 Filed 3–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 2009.2 On December 23, 2009, we extended the deadline for issuing the preliminary results of review for 75 days until March 16, 2010.3 As explained in the memorandum regarding ‘‘Tolling of Administrative Deadlines as a Result of the Government Closure During the Recent Snowstorm’’ from the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, the Department has exercised its discretion to toll deadlines for the duration of the closure of the Federal Government from February 5, through February 12, 2010. Thus, all deadlines in this segment of the proceeding have been extended by seven days. The current revised deadline for the preliminary results of this review is now March 23, 2010.4 Dated: March 16, 2010. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. Extension of Time Limit of Preliminary Results The application to expand FTZ 33 is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28, and to the standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the overall general-purpose zone project, and further subject to a sunset provision that would terminate authority on February 28, 2015 for Sites 6–17 where no activity has occurred under FTZ procedures. AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On November 2, 2009, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on natural bristle paint brushes and brush heads from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). See Initiation of Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 74 FR 56593 (November 2, 2009) (‘‘Sunset Initiation’’); see also Antidumping Duty Order; Natural Bristle Paint Brushes and Brush Heads From the People’s Republic of China, 51 FR 5580 (February 14, 1986) and Amended Antidumping Duty Order; Natural Bristle Paint Brushes and Brush Heads From the People’s Republic of China, 51 FR 8342 (March 11, 1986) (‘‘Order’’). Based on the notice of intent to participate and adequate response filed by the domestic interested parties, and the lack of response from any respondent interested party, the Department conducted an expedited (120 day) sunset review of the Order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the Order would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, at the levels indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Sunset Review’’ section of this notice, infra. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 22, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Moats, AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5047. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 2, 2009, the Department Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), the Department shall make a A–570–896 preliminary determination in an administrative review of an Magnesium Metal from the People’s antidumping duty order within 245 Republic of China: Extension of Time days after the last day of the anniversary for the Preliminary Results of the month of the date of publication of the Antidumping Duty Administrative order. The Act further provides, Review however, that the Department may AGENCY: Import Administration, extend that 245-day period to 365 days International Trade Administration, if it determines it is not practicable to Department of Commerce. complete the review within the EFFECTIVE DATE: March 22, 2010. foregoing time period. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: We determine that completion of the Laurel LaCivita, AD/CVD Operations, preliminary results of this review within Office 8, Import Administration, the 245-day period is not practicable International Trade Administration, because the Department requires U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th additional time to analyze information Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, pertaining to the respondent’s sales Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) practices, factors of production, and to 482–4243. issue and review responses to SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: supplemental questionnaires. Therefore, we require additional time to complete Background these preliminary results. As a result, in On April 1, 2009, the Department of accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published the Act, the Department is extending the in the Federal Register a notice for an time period for completion of the opportunity to request an administrative preliminary results of this review by an review of the antidumping duty order additional 21 days until April 13, 2010. on magnesium metal from the People’s This notice is published in Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’).1 Respondent, accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) Tianjin Magnesium International Co., and 777(i) of the Act. Ltd. (‘‘TMI’’), requested a review on April 27, 2009, and Petitioner, US 2 See Initiation of Antidumping and Magnesium LLC (‘‘US Magnesium’’), Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 74 FR requested a review of TMI on April 30, 25711 (May 29, 2009). 2009. The Department published in the 3 See Magnesium Metal from the People’s Federal Register a notice of initiation of Republic of China: Extension of Time for the Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty an administrative review of TMI for the period April 1, 2008, through March 31, Administrative Review, 74 FR 68227 (December 23, 2009). pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES International Trade Administration 1 See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 74 FR 14771 (April 1, 2009). VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:41 Mar 19, 2010 Jkt 220001 13489 4 See Memorandum to the Record from Ronald Lorentzen, DAS for Import Administration, regarding ‘‘Tolling of Administrative Deadlines As a Result of the Government Closure During the Recent Snowstorm,’’ dated February 12, 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2010–6261 Filed 3–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (A–570–501) Natural Bristle Paint Brushes and Brush Heads from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 13490 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 54 / Monday, March 22, 2010 / Notices published the notice of initiation of the third sunset review of the order on natural bristle paint brushes and brush heads pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Sunset Initiation, 74 FR 56593. On November 17, 2009, the Department received a timely and complete notice of intent to participate in the sunset review from the Paint Applicators Trade Action Coalition (‘‘PATAC’’), a trade association whose members are the Wooster Brush Company, True Value Manufacturing, and Elder and Jenks, Inc., as domestic interested parties, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1). On December 2, 2009, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3), PATAC filed a timely and complete substantive response within 30 days after the date of publication of the Sunset Initiation. The Department did not receive a substantive response from any respondent interested party in the sunset review. 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 sunset review of the Order. pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES Scope of the Order: The merchandise covered by the order are natural bristle paintbrushes and brush heads from the PRC. Excluded from the order are paint brushes and brush heads with a blend of 40 percent natural bristles and 60 percent synthetic filaments. The merchandise under review is currently classifiable under item 9603.40.40.40 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). Although the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, the Department’s written description of the scope of the merchandise is dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received: A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is hereby adopted by this notice. See ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results in the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Natural Bristle Paint Brushes and Brush Heads from the People’s Republic of China,’’ from John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, dated concurrent with this notice (‘‘I&D Memo’’). The issues discussed in the accompanying I&D Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the dumping margin likely to prevail if the Order was revoked. Parties can obtain a public VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:41 Mar 19, 2010 Jkt 220001 copy of the I&D Memo on file in the Central Records Unit, room 1117, of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete public version of the I&D Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at https://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and electronic version of the I&D Memo are identical in content. SUMMARY: On September 8, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review for certain corrosion–resistant carbon steel flat products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). See Certain Corrosion– Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products Final Results of Review: from the Republic of Korea: Notice of The Department determines that Preliminary Results of the Antidumping revocation of the order on natural bristle Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR paint brushes and brush heads would 46110 (September 8, 2009) (Preliminary likely lead to continuation or recurrence Results). This review covers seven of dumping at the rates listed below: manufacturers and exporters (collectively, the respondents) of the Manufacturers/ExportWeighted–Average subject merchandise: LG Chem., Ltd. ers/Producers Margin (Percent) (LG Chem), Haewon MSC Co. Ltd. (Haewon), Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd., Hebei Animal By–Prod(Dongbu), Hyundai HYSCO (HYSCO), ucts Import/Export Corp. ......................... 351.92 Pohang Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (POSCO) Hunan Provincial Native and Pohang Coated Steel Co., Ltd. Produce and Animal 351.92 (POCOS) (collectively, the POSCO By–Products Import/ExGroup), and Union Steel Manufacturing port Corp.. Co., Ltd. (Union) (collectively, Peace Target, Inc. ........ 351.92 1 PRC–Wide Entity .......... 351.92 respondents). The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008. Notification Regarding Administrative As a result of our analysis of the Protective Order: comments received, these final results This notice also serves as the only differ from the Preliminary Results. For reminder to parties subject to our final results, we find that HYSCO, administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) the POSCO Group, and Union, made of their responsibility concerning the sales of subject merchandise at less than return or destruction of proprietary normal value (NV). In addition, based information disclosed under APO in on the final results for the respondents accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. selected for individual review, we have Timely notification of the return or determined a weighted–average margin destruction of APO materials or for those companies that were not conversion to judicial protective order is selected for individual review. hereby requested. Failure to comply EFFECTIVE DATE: March 22, 2010. with the regulations and terms of an FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: APO is a violation which is subject to Dennis McClure (Union), Christopher sanction. Hargett (HYSCO) and Victoria Cho (the We are issuing and publishing these POSCO Group, and non–selected results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the companies), AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, International Act. Trade Administration, U.S. Department Dated: March 9, 2010. of Commerce, 14th Street and Ronald K. Lorentzen, Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5973, Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–6298 Filed 3–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (A–580–816) Certain Corrosion–Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Final Results of the Fifteenth Administrative Review AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 As noted in the Preliminary Results, the Department selected HYSCO and Union as mandatory respondents in this review. See Memorandum from Christopher Hargett, International Trade Compliance Analyst, through James Terpstra, Program Manager, to Melissa Skinner, Director, Office 3, entitled ‘‘2007-2008 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Selection of Respondents for Individual Review,’’ dated December 8, 2008. On July 8, 2009, we reconsidered our resources and found it practicable to review the POSCO Group as a voluntary respondent. See Memorandum from James Terpstra to Melissa Skinner entitled ‘‘20072008 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Selection of POSCO as a Voluntary Respondent,’’ dated July 8, 2009. E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 54 (Monday, March 22, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13489-13490]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-6298]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(A-570-501)


Natural Bristle Paint Brushes and Brush Heads from the People's 
Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the 
Antidumping Duty Order

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On November 2, 2009, the Department of Commerce (``the 
Department'') initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order 
on natural bristle paint brushes and brush heads from the People's 
Republic of China (``PRC'') pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff 
Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). See Initiation of Five-year 
(``Sunset'') Review, 74 FR 56593 (November 2, 2009) (``Sunset 
Initiation''); see also Antidumping Duty Order; Natural Bristle Paint 
Brushes and Brush Heads From the People's Republic of China, 51 FR 5580 
(February 14, 1986) and Amended Antidumping Duty Order; Natural Bristle 
Paint Brushes and Brush Heads From the People's Republic of China, 51 
FR 8342 (March 11, 1986) (``Order''). Based on the notice of intent to 
participate and adequate response filed by the domestic interested 
parties, and the lack of response from any respondent interested party, 
the Department conducted an expedited (120 day) sunset review of the 
Order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). As a result of this sunset review, the 
Department finds that revocation of the Order would likely lead to 
continuation or recurrence of dumping, at the levels indicated in the 
``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice, infra.

EFFECTIVE DATE: March 22, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Moats, AD/CVD Operations, 
Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-5047.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 2, 2009, the Department

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published the notice of initiation of the third sunset review of the 
order on natural bristle paint brushes and brush heads pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Act. See Sunset Initiation, 74 FR 56593. On 
November 17, 2009, the Department received a timely and complete notice 
of intent to participate in the sunset review from the Paint 
Applicators Trade Action Coalition (``PATAC''), a trade association 
whose members are the Wooster Brush Company, True Value Manufacturing, 
and Elder and Jenks, Inc., as domestic interested parties, pursuant to 
19 CFR 351.218(d)(1). On December 2, 2009, pursuant to 19 CFR 
351.218(d)(3), PATAC filed a timely and complete substantive response 
within 30 days after the date of publication of the Sunset Initiation. 
The Department did not receive a substantive response from any 
respondent interested party in the sunset review. 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 sunset review of the Order.

Scope of the Order:

    The merchandise covered by the order are natural bristle 
paintbrushes and brush heads from the PRC. Excluded from the order are 
paint brushes and brush heads with a blend of 40 percent natural 
bristles and 60 percent synthetic filaments. The merchandise under 
review is currently classifiable under item 9603.40.40.40 of the 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (``HTSUS''). Although 
the HTSUS subheading is provided for convenience and customs purposes, 
the Department's written description of the scope of the merchandise is 
dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received:

    A complete discussion of all issues raised in this sunset review is 
addressed in the accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum, which is 
hereby adopted by this notice. See ``Issues and Decision Memorandum for 
the Final Results in the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping 
Duty Order on Natural Bristle Paint Brushes and Brush Heads from the 
People's Republic of China,'' from John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, 
to Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import 
Administration, dated concurrent with this notice (``I&D Memo''). The 
issues discussed in the accompanying I&D Memo include the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the dumping 
margin likely to prevail if the Order was revoked. Parties can obtain a 
public copy of the I&D Memo on file in the Central Records Unit, room 
1117, of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete public 
version of the I&D Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at https://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and electronic version of the I&D 
Memo are identical in content.

Final Results of Review:

    The Department determines that revocation of the order on natural 
bristle paint brushes and brush heads would likely lead to continuation 
or recurrence of dumping at the rates listed below:

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                                                       Weighted-Average
          Manufacturers/Exporters/Producers            Margin (Percent)
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Hebei Animal By-Products Import/Export Corp.........              351.92
Hunan Provincial Native Produce and Animal..........              351.92
By-Products Import/Export Corp......................
Peace Target, Inc...................................              351.92
PRC-Wide Entity.....................................              351.92
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Notification Regarding Administrative Protective Order:

    This notice also 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 the return or 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.
    We are issuing and publishing these results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752, and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: March 9, 2010.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2010-6298 Filed 3-19-10; 8:45 am]
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