North American Free Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review, 82376 [2010-32883]

Download as PDF 82376 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 250 / Thursday, December 30, 2010 / Notices Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). Three Requests for Panel Review were filed with the United States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the Agreement, on December 22, 2010, requesting a panel review of the determination and order described above. The Rules provide that: (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is January 21, 2011); (b) a Party, investigating authority or interested person that does not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is February 7, 2011); and (c) the panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, including the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in panel review and the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. Dated: December 23, 2010. Valerie Dees, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2010–32881 Filed 12–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of First Request for Panel Review. AGENCY: On December 22, 2010, the Government of Mexico filed a First Request for Panel Review with the United States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel Review was requested of the final determination by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Dec 29, 2010 Jkt 223001 Sales at Less Than Fair Value on Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from Mexico and the People’s Republic of China. This determination was published in the Federal Register (75 Fed. Reg. 71070), on November 22, 2010. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number USA–MEX– 2010–1904–03 to this request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Valerie Dees, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482–5438. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) established a mechanism to replace domestic judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination. Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of Canada, and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (‘‘Rules’’). These Rules were published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686). A first Request for Panel Review was filed with the United States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the Agreement, on December 22, 2010, requesting a panel review of the determination and order described above. The Rules provide that: (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is January 21, 2011); (b) a Party, investigating authority or interested person that does not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is February 7, 2011); and (c) the panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 including the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in panel review and the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review. Dated: December 23, 2010. Valerie Dees, United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2010–32883 Filed 12–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–GT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–917] Laminated Woven Sacks From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on laminated woven sacks (sacks) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for the period January 1, 2009, to December 31, 2009, with respect to Zibo Aifudi Plastic Packaging Co., Ltd. (Zibo Aifudi). Since Zibo Aifudi was the only party that requested a review and is the only producer/exporter subject to review, this notice also serves to rescind the entire administrative review. This rescission is based on Zibo Aifudi’s timely withdrawal of its request for review. AGENCY: DATES: Effective Date: December 30, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Justin M. Neuman, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0486. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 7, 2008, the Department published in the Federal Register the countervailing duty order on sacks from the PRC. See Laminated Woven Sacks From the People’s Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order, 73 FR 45955 (August 7, 2008). On August 2, 2010, the Department published a notice announcing the opportunity to request an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on sacks from the PRC for the period January 1, 2009, E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 250 (Thursday, December 30, 2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


North American Free Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel 
Reviews; Request for Panel Review

AGENCY: NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of First Request for Panel Review.

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SUMMARY: On December 22, 2010, the Government of Mexico filed a First 
Request for Panel Review with the United States Section of the NAFTA 
Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade 
Agreement. Panel Review was requested of the final determination by the 
U.S. Department of Commerce regarding Sales at Less Than Fair Value on 
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from Mexico and the People's 
Republic of China. This determination was published in the Federal 
Register (75 Fed. Reg. 71070), on November 22, 2010. The NAFTA 
Secretariat has assigned Case Number USA-MEX-2010-1904-03 to this 
request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Valerie Dees, United States Secretary, 
NAFTA Secretariat, Suite 2061, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230, (202) 482-5438.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade 
Agreement (``Agreement'') established a mechanism to replace domestic 
judicial review of final determinations in antidumping and 
countervailing duty cases involving imports from a NAFTA country with 
review by independent binational panels. When a Request for Panel 
Review is filed, a panel is established to act in place of national 
courts to review expeditiously the final determination to determine 
whether it conforms with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of 
the country that made the determination.
    Under Article 1904 of the Agreement, which came into force on 
January 1, 1994, the Government of the United States, the Government of 
Canada, and the Government of Mexico established Rules of Procedure for 
Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews (``Rules''). These Rules were 
published in the Federal Register on February 23, 1994 (59 FR 8686).
    A first Request for Panel Review was filed with the United States 
Section of the NAFTA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 1904 of the 
Agreement, on December 22, 2010, requesting a panel review of the 
determination and order described above.
    The Rules provide that:
    (a) A Party or interested person may challenge the final 
determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance 
with Rule 39 within 30 days after the filing of the first Request for 
Panel Review (the deadline for filing a Complaint is January 21, 2011);
    (b) a Party, investigating authority or interested person that does 
not file a Complaint but that intends to appear in support of any 
reviewable portion of the final determination may participate in the 
panel review by filing a Notice of Appearance in accordance with Rule 
40 within 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel 
Review (the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is February 7, 
2011); and
    (c) the panel review shall be limited to the allegations of error 
of fact or law, including the jurisdiction of the investigating 
authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in panel review and 
the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review.

    Dated: December 23, 2010.
Valerie Dees,
United States Secretary, NAFTA Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2010-32883 Filed 12-29-10; 8:45 am]
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