Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders, 54595-54596 [2010-22373]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 8, 2010 / Notices Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA) (22 U.S.C. 7205(a)), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) authorizes exports of agricultural commodities, as defined in part 772 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), to Cuba. Requirements and procedures associated with such authorization are set forth in section 740.18 of the EAR (15 CFR 740.18). These are the only licensing procedures in the EAR currently in effect pursuant to the requirements of section 906(a) of TSRA. Under the provisions of section 906(c) of TSRA (22 U.S.C. 7205(c)), BIS must submit a biennial report to the Congress on the operation of the licensing system implemented pursuant to section 906(a) for the preceding two-year period. This report must include the number and types of licenses applied for, the number and types of licenses approved, the average amount of time elapsed from the date of filing of a license application until the date of its approval, the extent to which the licensing procedures were effectively implemented, and a description of comments received from interested parties during a 30-day public comment period about the effectiveness of the licensing procedures. BIS is currently preparing a biennial report on the operation of the licensing system for the two-year period from October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2010. Request for Comments jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES By this notice, BIS requests public comments on the effectiveness of the licensing procedures for the export of agricultural commodities to Cuba set forth under section 740.18 of the EAR. Parties submitting comments are asked to be as specific as possible. All comments received by the close of the comment period will be considered by BIS in developing the report to Congress. All comments must be in writing and will be available for public inspection and copying. Any information that the commenter does not wish to be made available to the public should not be submitted to BIS. Dated: August 30, 2010. Kevin J. Wolf, Assistant Secretary for Export Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–21953 Filed 9–7–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Sep 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–351–503, A–122–503, A–570–502] Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 3, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and 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, 75 FR 23240 (May 3, 2010) (Notice of Initiation). The Department has conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of these orders. As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Reviews’’ section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 8, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Dustin Ross or Minoo Hatten, AD/CVD Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0747 or (202) 482–1690, respectively. AGENCY: 54595 15-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties claimed interested– party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as producers of a domestic like product in the United States. The Department received complete substantive responses to the Notice of Initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department received no substantive responses from any respondent interested parties. In accordance with section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department is conducting expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the PRC. Scope of the Orders Brazil The merchandise covered by the order consists of certain iron construction castings from Brazil, limited to manhole covers, rings, and frames, catch basin grates and frames, cleanout covers and frames used for drainage or access purposes for public utility, water and sanitary systems, classifiable as heavy castings under Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) item number 7325.10.0010; and to valve, service, and meter boxes which are placed below ground to encase water, gas, or other valves, or water and gas meters, classifiable as light castings under HTS item number 7325.10.0050. The HTS item numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written product description remains dispositive. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Canada Background The merchandise covered by the order consists of certain iron construction castings from Canada, limited to manhole covers, rings,and frames, catch basin grates and frames, clean–out covers, and frames used for drainage or access purposes for public utility, water and sanitary systems, classifiable as heavy castings under HTS item number 7325.10.0010. The HTS item number is provided for convenience and customs purposes only. The written product description remains dispositive. On May 3, 2010, the Department published the notice of initiation of the sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders1 on certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the PRC pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Notice of Initiation. The Department received notices of intent to participate in these sunset reviews from the domestic interested parties, East Jordan Iron Works, Inc., Neenah Foundry Company, and U.S. Foundry & Manufacturing Co. (collectively, the petitioners) within the 1 Antidumping Duty Order; Certain Iron Construction Castings From Canada, 51 FR 7600 (March 5, 1986), Antidumping Duty Order; Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, 51 FR 17220 (May 9, 1986), and Antidumping Duty Order; Iron Construction Castings From the People’s Republic of China (the PRC), 51 FR 17222 (May 9, 1986). PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 PRC The products covered by the order are certain iron construction castings from the PRC, limited to manhole covers, rings and frames, catch basin grates and frames, cleanout covers and drains used for drainage or access purposes for public utilities, water and sanitary E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1 54596 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 8, 2010 / Notices systems; and valve, service, and meter boxes which are placed below ground to encase water, gas, or other valves, or water or gas meters. These articles must be of cast iron, not alloyed, and not malleable. This merchandise is currently classifiable under the HTS item numbers 7325.10.0010 and 7325.10.0050. The HTS item numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes. The written product description remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the ‘‘Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People’s Republic of China’’ from Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations Edward C. Yang to Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration Ronald K. Lorentzen dated concurrently with this notice (Issues and Decision Memo), which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Issues and Decision Memo include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margin likely to prevail if the orders were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in these reviews and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on file in the Country DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE This notice serves as a reminder to parties subject to administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a). Timely written notification of the 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. The Department is issuing and publishing the final results and notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. International Trade Administration jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Sep 07, 2010 Jkt 220001 The Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the following weighted–average percentage margins: Weighted–Average Margin (Percent) Fundicao Aldebara Ltda. Sociedade de Metalurgia E Processos, Ltda. Usina Siderurgica Paraensa S.A. All other manufacturers/producers/exporters Mueller Canada, Inc. LaPerle Foundry, Ltd. Bibby Ste. Croix Foundries, Ltd. All Others PRC–wide Rate Notification Regarding APO [FR Doc. 2010–22373 Filed 9–7–10; 8:45 am] Final Results of Reviews Company Brazil ...................................................................................... ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ Canada .................................................................................. ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................ PRC ....................................................................................... Dated: August 31, 2010. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. Central Records Unit, room 1117 of the main Department of Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memo can be accessed directly on the Web at http:// ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper copy and electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memo are identical in content. Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review: Heavy Iron Construction Castings from Brazil Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On May 3, 2010, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated the third sunset review of the countervailing duty order (‘‘CVD’’) on heavy iron construction castings from Brazil pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate and an adequate substantive response filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and an inadequate response from respondent interested parties (in this case, no response), the Department conducted an expedited sunset review of the CVD order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(B). As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the CVD order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy AGENCY: Frm 00011 at the level indicated in the ‘‘Final Results of Review’’ section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 8, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [C–351–504] PO 00000 58.74 16.61 5.95 26.16 9.80 4.40 8.60 7.50 25.52 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Christopher Hargett or David Goldberger, AD/CVD Enforcement, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4161 or (202) 482–4136, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On May 3, 2010, the Department initiated the third sunset review of the CVD order on iron construction castings from Brazil pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act. See Initiation of Five-year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews, 75 FR 23240 (May 3, 2010). The Department received a notice of intent to participate from the following domestic interested parties: East Jordan Iron Works, Inc., Neenah Foundry Company, and U.S. Foundry & Manufacturing Co. (collectively, ‘‘domestic interested parties’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties claimed interested party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act, as domestic producers engaged E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-351-503, A-122-503, A-570-502]


Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the 
People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset 
Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: On May 3, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on 
certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and 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, 75 FR 23240 (May 3, 2010) (Notice of Initiation). 
The Department has conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of 
these orders. As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds 
that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would be likely to lead 
to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ``Final 
Results of Reviews'' section of this notice.

EFFECTIVE DATE: September 8, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Dustin Ross or Minoo Hatten, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
0747 or (202) 482-1690, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On May 3, 2010, the Department published the notice of initiation 
of the sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders\1\ on certain iron 
construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the PRC pursuant to 
section 751(c) of the Act. See Notice of Initiation.
    The Department received notices of intent to participate in these 
sunset reviews from the domestic interested parties, East Jordan Iron 
Works, Inc., Neenah Foundry Company, and U.S. Foundry & Manufacturing 
Co. (collectively, the petitioners) within the 15-day period specified 
in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The domestic interested parties claimed 
interested-party status under section 771(9)(C) of the Act as producers 
of a domestic like product in the United States.
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    \1\ Antidumping Duty Order; Certain Iron Construction Castings 
From Canada, 51 FR 7600 (March 5, 1986), Antidumping Duty Order; 
Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, 51 FR 17220 (May 9, 1986), 
and Antidumping Duty Order; Iron Construction Castings From the 
People's Republic of China (the PRC), 51 FR 17222 (May 9, 1986).
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    The Department received complete substantive responses to the 
Notice of Initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 
30-day period specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department 
received no substantive responses from any respondent interested 
parties. In accordance with section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department is conducting expedited (120-
day) sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain iron 
construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the PRC.

Scope of the Orders

Brazil

    The merchandise covered by the order consists of certain iron 
construction castings from Brazil, limited to manhole covers, rings, 
and frames, catch basin grates and frames, cleanout covers and frames 
used for drainage or access purposes for public utility, water and 
sanitary systems, classifiable as heavy castings under Harmonized 
Tariff Schedule (HTS) item number 7325.10.0010; and to valve, service, 
and meter boxes which are placed below ground to encase water, gas, or 
other valves, or water and gas meters, classifiable as light castings 
under HTS item number 7325.10.0050. The HTS item numbers are provided 
for convenience and customs purposes only. The written product 
description remains dispositive.

Canada

    The merchandise covered by the order consists of certain iron 
construction castings from Canada, limited to manhole covers, rings,and 
frames, catch basin grates and frames, clean-out covers, and frames 
used for drainage or access purposes for public utility, water and 
sanitary systems, classifiable as heavy castings under HTS item number 
7325.10.0010. The HTS item number is provided for convenience and 
customs purposes only. The written product description remains 
dispositive.

PRC

    The products covered by the order are certain iron construction 
castings from the PRC, limited to manhole covers, rings and frames, 
catch basin grates and frames, cleanout covers and drains used for 
drainage or access purposes for public utilities, water and sanitary

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systems; and valve, service, and meter boxes which are placed below 
ground to encase water, gas, or other valves, or water or gas meters. 
These articles must be of cast iron, not alloyed, and not malleable. 
This merchandise is currently classifiable under the HTS item numbers 
7325.10.0010 and 7325.10.0050. The HTS item numbers are provided for 
convenience and customs purposes. The written product description 
remains dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the ``Issues 
and Decision Memorandum for the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the 
Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain Iron Construction Castings From 
Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China'' from Acting Deputy 
Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations 
Edward C. Yang to Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration 
Ronald K. Lorentzen dated concurrently with this notice (Issues and 
Decision Memo), which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues 
discussed in the Issues and Decision Memo include the likelihood of 
continuation or recurrence of dumping and the magnitude of the margin 
likely to prevail if the orders were revoked. Parties can find a 
complete discussion of all issues raised in these reviews and the 
corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum which is on 
file in the Central Records Unit, room 1117 of the main Department of 
Commerce building.
    In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memo can 
be accessed directly on the Web at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/frn. The paper 
copy and electronic version of the Issues and Decision Memo are 
identical in content.

Final Results of Reviews

    The Department determines that revocation of the antidumping duty 
orders on certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and 
the PRC would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
dumping at the following weighted-average percentage margins:

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                                                                                       Weighted-Average Margin
              Country                                   Company                               (Percent)
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Brazil.............................                        Fundicao Aldebara Ltda.                         58.74
                                        Sociedade de Metalurgia E Processos, Ltda.                         16.61
                                                   Usina Siderurgica Paraensa S.A.                          5.95
                                       All other manufacturers/producers/exporters                         26.16
Canada.............................                           Mueller Canada, Inc.                          9.80
                                                             LaPerle Foundry, Ltd.                          4.40
                                                  Bibby Ste. Croix Foundries, Ltd.                          8.60
                                                                        All Others                          7.50
PRC................................                                  PRC-wide Rate                         25.52
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Notification Regarding APO

    This notice serves as a reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (APO) of their responsibility 
concerning the disposition of proprietary information disclosed under 
APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(a). Timely written notification 
of the 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.
    The Department is issuing and publishing the final results and 
notice in accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the 
Act.

    Dated: August 31, 2010.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2010-22373 Filed 9-7-10; 8:45 am]
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