Multilayered Wood Flooring From China, 76435 [2011-31349]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 235 / Wednesday, December 7, 2011 / Notices public inspection at the Office of the Secretary. This action is taken under the authority of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and of sections 201.10 and 210.50(a)(4) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.10, 210.50(a)(4)). By order of the Commission. Issued: December 1, 2011. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–31348 Filed 12–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–476 and 731– TA–1179 (Final)] Multilayered Wood Flooring From China Determinations On the basis of the record 1 developed in the subject investigations, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) (the Act), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of those imports from China of multilayered wood flooring, provided for in subheadings 4409.10, 4409.29, 4412.31, 4412.32, 4412.39, 4412.94, 4412.99, 4418.71, 4418.72, 4418.79.00, and 4418.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that the U.S. Department of Commerce has determined are subsidized and/or sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’).2 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background The Commission instituted these investigations effective October 21, 2010, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and Commerce on behalf of the Coalition for American Hardwood Parity (‘‘CAHP’’), an ad hoc association of U.S. manufacturers of multilayered wood flooring. The following companies are members of the 1 The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)). 2 Vice Chairman Irving A. Williamson and Commissioners Charlotte R. Lane, Shara L. Aranoff, and Dean A. Pinkert voted in the affirmative. Chairman Deanna Tanner Okun and Commissioner Daniel R. Pearson voted in the negative. As a result of the USITC’s affirmative determinations, Commerce will issue antidumping and countervailing duty orders on imports of this product from China. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Dec 06, 2011 Jkt 226001 CAHP: Anderson Hardwood Floors, LLC, Fountain Inn, SC; Award Hardwood Floors, Wausau, WI; From the Forest, Weston, WI; Howell Hardwood Flooring, Dothan, AL; Mannington Mills, Inc., Salem, NJ; Nydree Flooring, Forest, VA; and Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Dalton, GA. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of multilayered wood flooring from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sold at less than fair value within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission’s investigations and of a public hearing 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 on June 9, 2011 (76 FR 33782). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on October 12, 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 December 1, 2011. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4278 (December 2011), entitled Multilayered Wood Flooring from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–476 and 731–TA–1179 (Final). By order of the Commission. Issued: December 1, 2011. James R. Holbein, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–31349 Filed 12–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–818] Certain Devices With Secure Communication Capabilities, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same; Institution of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on November 4, 2011, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76435 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of VirnetX, Inc. of Zephyr Cove, Nevada. A supplement was filed on November 22, 2011 which included public versions of the confidential exhibits. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain devices with secure communication capabilities, components thereof, and products containing the same by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,051,181 (‘‘the ’181 patent’’). The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists or is in the process of being established as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and a cease and desist order. ADDRESSES: The complaint and supplement, except for any confidential information contained therein, are available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server at https:// www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2011). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on December 1, 2011, Ordered That— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted E:\FR\FM\07DEN1.SGM 07DEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-476 and 731-TA-1179 (Final)]


Multilayered Wood Flooring From China

Determinations

    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigations, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to sections 705(b) and 735(b) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b) and 19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) (the 
Act), that an industry in the United States is materially injured by 
reason of those imports from China of multilayered wood flooring, 
provided for in subheadings 4409.10, 4409.29, 4412.31, 4412.32, 
4412.39, 4412.94, 4412.99, 4418.71, 4418.72, 4418.79.00, and 4418.90 of 
the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that the U.S. 
Department of Commerce has determined are subsidized and/or sold in the 
United States at less than fair value (``LTFV'').\2\
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    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
    \2\ Vice Chairman Irving A. Williamson and Commissioners 
Charlotte R. Lane, Shara L. Aranoff, and Dean A. Pinkert voted in 
the affirmative. Chairman Deanna Tanner Okun and Commissioner Daniel 
R. Pearson voted in the negative. As a result of the USITC's 
affirmative determinations, Commerce will issue antidumping and 
countervailing duty orders on imports of this product from China.
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Background

    The Commission instituted these investigations effective October 
21, 2010, following receipt of petitions filed with the Commission and 
Commerce on behalf of the Coalition for American Hardwood Parity 
(``CAHP''), an ad hoc association of U.S. manufacturers of multilayered 
wood flooring. The following companies are members of the CAHP: 
Anderson Hardwood Floors, LLC, Fountain Inn, SC; Award Hardwood Floors, 
Wausau, WI; From the Forest, Weston, WI; Howell Hardwood Flooring, 
Dothan, AL; Mannington Mills, Inc., Salem, NJ; Nydree Flooring, Forest, 
VA; and Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Dalton, GA. The final phase of the 
investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification 
of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of multilayered 
wood flooring from China were subsidized within the meaning of section 
703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and sold at less than fair value 
within the meaning of 733(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of 
the scheduling of the final phase of the Commission's investigations 
and of a public hearing 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 on June 9, 2011 (76 FR 33782). The 
hearing was held in Washington, DC, on October 12, 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 December 1, 2011. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4278 
(December 2011), entitled Multilayered Wood Flooring from China: 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-476 and 731-TA-1179 (Final).

    By order of the Commission.

     Issued: December 1, 2011.
James R. Holbein,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-31349 Filed 12-6-11; 8:45 am]
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