Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty, 17699-17700 [2010-7906]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 7, 2010 / Notices 17699 5 In the 2004–2006 administrative review, the Department found that the following companies comprised a single entity: Devi Marine Food Exports Private Limited, Kader Investment and Trading Company Private Limited, Kader Exports Private Limited, Liberty Frozen Foods Private Limited, Liberty Oil Mills Limited, Premier Marine Products, and Universal Cold Storage Private Limited. See Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from India: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 72 FR 52055, 52058 (Sept. 12, 2007). Absent information to the contrary, we intend to continue to treat these companies as a single entity for purposes of this administrative review. 6 In the 2006–2007 administrative review, the Department found that the following companies comprised a single entity: Diamond Seafoods Exports, Edhayam Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd., Kadalkanny Frozen Foods, and Theva & Company. See Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from India: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 12103, 12106 (Mar. 6, 2008), unchanged in Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 40492 (July 15, 2008) (2006–2007 Indian Shrimp Final Results). Absent information to the contrary, we intend to continue to treat these companies as a single entity for purposes of this administrative review. 7 In the 2007–2008 administrative review, the Department found that the following companies comprised a single entity: Falcon Marine Exports Limited and K.R. Enterprises. See 2007–2008 Indian Shrimp Preliminary Results, 74 FR at 9994, unchanged in Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 33409 (July 13, 2009). Absent information to the contrary, we intend to continue to treat these companies as a single entity for purposes of this administrative review. 8 In the 2007–2008 administrative review, the Department found that Asvini Fisheries Private Limited is the successor-in-interest to Asvini Fisheries Limited. See 2006–2007 Indian Shrimp Final Results, 73 FR at 40493. 9 The requests for review included certain companies with similar names but different addresses. For purposes of initiation, we have treated these companies as separate entities. 10 In the 2007–2008 administrative review, the Department found that the following companies comprised a single entity: Pakfood Public Company Limited, Asia Pacific (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Chaophraya Cold Storage Co. Ltd., Okeanos Co. Ltd., Okeanos Food Co. Ltd., and Takzin Samut Co. Ltd. See Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 47551 (September 16, 2009), and accompanying Issues and Decision memorandum at Comment 6. Absent information to the contrary, we intend to continue to treat these companies as a single entity for purposes of this administrative review. 11 In the 2006–2007 administrative review, the Department found that the following companies comprised a single entity: Thai Union Frozen Products Co., Ltd. and Thai Union Seafood Co., Ltd. See Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 12088 (Mar. 6, 2008), unchanged in Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand: Final Results and Final Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 50933 (August 29, 2008). Absent information to the contrary, we intend to continue to treat these companies as a single entity for purposes of this administrative review. WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Notice of No Sales Under 19 CFR 351.213(d)(3), the Department may rescind a review where there are no exports, sales, or entries of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR). If a producer or exporter named in this notice of initiation had no exports, sales, or entries during the POR, it should notify the Department within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. The Department will consider rescinding the review only if the producer or exporter, as appropriate, submits a properly filed and timely statement certifying that it had no exports, sales, or entries of merchandise during the POR. All submissions must be made in accordance with 19 CFR 351.303 and are subject to verification in accordance with section 782(i) of the Act. Six copies of the submission should be submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Room 1870, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Further, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.303(f)(1)(i), a copy of each request must be served on every party on the Department’s service list. Respondent Selection In the event the Department limits the number of respondents for individual examination for administrative reviews, the Department intends to select respondents based on U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data for U.S. imports during the POR. We intend to release the CBP data under Administrative Protective Order (APO) VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:18 Apr 06, 2010 Jkt 220001 to all parties having an APO within five days of publication of this initiation notice and to make our decision regarding respondent selection within 20 days of publication of this Federal Register notice. The Department invites comments regarding the CBP data and respondent selection within 10 calendar days of publication of this Federal Register notice. Interested parties must submit applications for disclosure under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Instructions for filing such applications may be found on the Department’s web site at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/apo. This initiation and notice are in accordance with section 751(a)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i). Dated: March 31, 2010. John M. Andersen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2010–7917 Filed 4–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In– Quota Rate of Duty AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 7, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gayle Longest, AD/CVD Operations, Office 3, Import Administration, PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–3338. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (as amended) (‘‘the Act’’) requires the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) to determine, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty, as defined in section 701(c)(1) of the Act, and to publish an annual list and quarterly updates to the type and amount of those subsidies. We hereby provide the Department’s quarterly update of subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period October 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009. The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, information on subsidies (as defined in section 702(h)(2) of the Act and section 771(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘Tariff Act’’)), being provided either directly or indirectly by foreign governments on articles of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty. The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which information is currently available. The Department will incorporate additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the information is developed. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 17700 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 66 / Wednesday, April 7, 2010 / Notices The Department encourages any person having information on foreign government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to an in–quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230. This determination and notice are in accordance with section 702(a)(2) of the Act. Dated: March 31, 2010. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. APPENDIX SUBSIDY PROGRAMS ON CHEESE SUBJECT TO AN IN–QUOTA RATE OF DUTY Country Gross1 Subsidy ($/lb) Program(s) 27 European Union Member States3 ........ Canada ...................................................... Norway ....................................................... .................................................................... .................................................................... Switzerland ................................................ European Union Restitution Payments Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese Indirect (Milk) Subsidy Consumer Subsidy Total Deficiency Payments $ $ $ $ $ $ 0.00 0.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Net2 Subsidy ($/lb) $0.00 $ 0.35 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 1 Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5). in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6). 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. 2 Defined 3 The [FR Doc. 2010–7906 Filed 4–6–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative— Joint Federal Funding Opportunity Announcement Information Session II Department of Energy (DOE). Notice of public webinar. AGENCY: WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a second information session for potential applicants, partner organizations, and other interested parties to learn more about the Joint Federal Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) (see http://www.energy.gov/hubs/eric.htm) issued on February 8, 2010, titled the Energy Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative. A single proposal submitted by a consortium of applicants will be funded at a total of up to $129.7 million over 5 years to foster a regional innovation cluster focused on innovation in energy efficient building technologies and systems design. The DOE-funded Energy Efficient Building Systems Design Hub (the ‘‘Hub’’) will serve as a centerpiece of the regional innovation cluster (the ‘‘Energy Regional Innovation Cluster’’ or ‘‘E–RIC’’) and will work to disseminate new technologies into the marketplace and share best practices with the public and private sectors. By linking researchers in the Hub with local businesses and supporting specialized workforce education and training in the area, the Consortium will foster an economically dynamic regional VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:18 Apr 06, 2010 Jkt 220001 innovation cluster focused on energy efficient buildings technologies and systems design. The Hub, one of three Energy Innovation Hubs to be created by the DOE in Fiscal Year 2010, will bring together a multidisciplinary team of researchers ideally working under one roof to conduct high-risk, high-reward research that overcomes technology challenges through approaches that span basic research to engineering development to commercialization readiness. The Hub will work with key partners funded by EDA, NIST, SBA, DOL, ED and NSF to foster the Energy Regional Innovation Cluster and leverage the collective resources and expertise of the seven federal agencies involved. During this public webinar, representatives from these agencies will discuss the most frequently asked questions related to the joint FOA and answer any additional questions. DATES: Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. EDT (Participants should register before this date and begin accessing the site between 1 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. on the day of the webinar.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Lewis at Ronald.Lewis@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Meeting: To answer questions from potential applicants and other interested parties about the joint FOA for the Energy Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative. Tentative Agenda (Subject to Change): 1:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m. Introduction/ Background. 1:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Discussion of Frequently Asked Questions. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 66 (Wednesday, April 7, 2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government 
Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 7, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gayle Longest, AD/CVD Operations, 
Office 3, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, 
Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3338.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 702 of the Trade Agreements Act of 
1979 (as amended) (``the Act'') requires the Department of Commerce 
(``the Department'') to determine, in consultation with the Secretary 
of Agriculture, whether any foreign government is providing a subsidy 
with respect to any article of cheese subject to an in-quota rate of 
duty, as defined in section 701(c)(1) of the Act, and to publish an 
annual list and quarterly updates to the type and amount of those 
subsidies. We hereby provide the Department's quarterly update of 
subsidies on articles of cheese that were imported during the period 
October 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009.
    The Department has developed, in consultation with the Secretary of 
Agriculture, information on subsidies (as defined in section 702(h)(2) 
of the Act and section 771(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(``Tariff Act'')), being provided either directly or indirectly by 
foreign governments on articles of cheese subject to an in-quota rate 
of duty.
    The appendix to this notice lists the country, the subsidy program 
or programs, and the gross and net amounts of each subsidy for which 
information is currently available. The Department will incorporate 
additional programs which are found to constitute subsidies, and 
additional information on the subsidy programs listed, as the 
information is developed.

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    The Department encourages any person having information on foreign 
government subsidy programs which benefit articles of cheese subject to 
an in-quota rate of duty to submit such information in writing to the 
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230.
    This determination and notice are in accordance with section 
702(a)(2) of the Act.

    Dated: March 31, 2010.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.

                                                                        APPENDIX
                                             SUBSIDY PROGRAMS ON CHEESE SUBJECT TO AN IN-QUOTA RATE OF DUTY
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                                                                                                                                      Net\2\ Subsidy ($/
                          Country                                              Program(s)                    Gross\1\ Subsidy ($/lb)          lb)
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27 European Union Member States\3\.........................             European Union Restitution Payments                   $ 0.00               $0.00
Canada.....................................................    Export Assistance on Certain Types of Cheese                   $ 0.35              $ 0.35
Norway.....................................................                         Indirect (Milk) Subsidy                   $ 0.00              $ 0.00
                                                                                           Consumer Subsidy                   $ 0.00              $ 0.00
                                                                                                      Total                   $ 0.00              $ 0.00
Switzerland................................................                             Deficiency Payments                   $ 0.00              $ 0.00
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\1\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(5).
\2\ Defined in 19 U.S.C. 1677(6).
\3\ The 27 member states of the European Union are: Austria, Belgium, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France,
  Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,
  Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

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