Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From China and Taiwan, 30967 [2011-13185]

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[731–TA–1186–1187] (Preliminary) Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From China and Taiwan Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (the Act), that there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports from China and Taiwan of certain stilbenic optical brightening agents, provided for in subheadings 3204.20.80, 2933.69.6050, 2921.59.40, and 2921.59.8090 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES Commencement of Final Phase Investigations Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission’s rules, the Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided in section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules, upon notice from the Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary determinations in the investigation 1 The record is defined in section 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:25 May 26, 2011 Jkt 223001 On March 31, 2011, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by Clariant Corp., Charlotte, NC, alleging that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of LTFV imports of certain stilbenic optical brightening agents from China and Taiwan. Accordingly, effective March 31, 2011, the Commission instituted antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731–TA–1186– 1187 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of April 7, 2011 (76 FR 19383). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on April 21, 2011, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on May 16, 2011. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4236 (May 2011), entitled Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from China and Taiwan: Investigation Nos. 731– TA–1186–1187 (Preliminary). Issued: May 23, 2011. By order of the Commission. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–13185 Filed 5–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30967 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–714] In the Matter of Certain Electronic Devices With Multi-Touch Enabled Touchpads and Touchscreens; Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 provides that if the Commission finds a violation it shall exclude the articles concerned from the United States: Unless, after considering the effect of such exclusion upon the public health and welfare, competitive conditions in the United States economy, the production of like or directly competitive articles in the United States, and United States consumers, it finds that such articles should not be excluded from entry. 19 U.S.C. 1337(d)(1). A similar provision applies to cease and desist orders. 19 U.S.C. 1337(f)(1). 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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

Investigation Nos. [731-TA-1186-1187] (Preliminary)


Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents From China and 
Taiwan

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigation, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)) (the Act), that there is a reasonable 
indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured 
by reason of imports from China and Taiwan of certain stilbenic optical 
brightening agents, provided for in subheadings 3204.20.80, 
2933.69.6050, 2921.59.40, and 2921.59.8090 of the Harmonized Tariff 
Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the 
United States at less than fair value (LTFV).
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    \1\ The record is defined in section 207.2(f) of the 
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
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Commencement of Final Phase Investigations

    Pursuant to section 207.18 of the Commission's rules, the 
Commission also gives notice of the commencement of the final phase of 
its investigations. The Commission will issue a final phase notice of 
scheduling, which will be published in the Federal Register as provided 
in section 207.21 of the Commission's rules, upon notice from the 
Department of Commerce (Commerce) of affirmative preliminary 
determinations in the investigation under section 733(b) of the Act, 
or, if the preliminary determinations are negative, upon notice of 
affirmative final determinations in the investigations under section 
735(a) of the Act. Parties that filed entries of appearance in the 
preliminary phase of the investigations need not enter a separate 
appearance for the final phase of the investigations. Industrial users, 
and, if the merchandise under investigation is sold at the retail 
level, representative consumer organizations have the right to appear 
as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty 
investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list 
containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their 
representatives, who are parties to the investigations.

Background

    On March 31, 2011, a petition was filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Clariant Corp., Charlotte, NC, alleging that an industry in 
the United States is materially injured by reason of LTFV imports of 
certain stilbenic optical brightening agents from China and Taiwan. 
Accordingly, effective March 31, 2011, the Commission instituted 
antidumping duty investigation Nos. 731-TA-1186-1187 (Preliminary).
    Notice of the institution of the Commission's investigations and of 
a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by 
posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the 
notice in the Federal Register of April 7, 2011 (76 FR 19383). The 
conference was held in Washington, DC, on April 21, 2011, and all 
persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in 
person or by counsel.
    The Commission transmitted its determinations in these 
investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on May 16, 2011. The views 
of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4236 (May 2011), 
entitled Certain Stilbenic Optical Brightening Agents from China and 
Taiwan: Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1186-1187 (Preliminary).

     Issued: May 23, 2011.

    By order of the Commission.
James R. Holbein,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-13185 Filed 5-26-11; 8:45 am]
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