Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results and Notice of Amended Final Results, 38039-38040 [2012-15576]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Corporation for Travel Promotion (dba Brand USA) International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an opportunity for travel and tourism industry leaders to apply for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications from travel and tourism leaders from specific industries for membership on the Board of Directors of The Corporation for Travel Promotion (Board) (dba Brand USA). The purpose of the Board is to guide the Corporation for Travel Promotion on matters relating to the promotion of the U.S. travel and tourism industry, among other tasks. ADDRESSES: Electronic applications may be sent to: OACIE@trade.gov. 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The TPA established the Corporation for Travel Promotion (the Corporation), as a non-profit corporation charged with the development and execution of a plan to (A) Provide useful information to those interested in traveling to the United States; (B) identify and address perceptions regarding U.S. entry policies; (C) maximize economic and diplomatic benefits of travel to the United States through the use of various promotional tools; (D) ensure that international travel benefits all States and the District of Columbia, and (E) identify opportunities to promote tourism to rural and urban areas rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Jun 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 equally, including areas not traditionally visited by international travelers. The Corporation is governed by a board of directors, consisting of 11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion and marketing, broadly representing various regions of the United States. 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[FR Doc. 2012–15528 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–888] Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results and Notice of Amended Final Results Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On June 14, 2012, the United States Court of International Trade (the Court) issued final judgment in Home Products International, Inc. v. United States, Court No., 11–00104, sustaining the Department of Commerce’s (the Department) final results of redetermination pursuant to remand.1 Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) in Timken Co., v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (Timken), as clarified by Diamond Sawblades Mfrs. Coalition v. United States, 626 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (Diamond Sawblades), the Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department’s final results and is amending the final results of floor AGENCY: 1 See Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Court Remand, Floor-Standing Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China, Home Products International, Inc. v. United States Court No., 11–00104, March 14, 2012, (Remand Results) available, at http:// www.ia.ita.doc.gov/remands/index.html. E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1 38040 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2012 / Notices standing metal-top ironing tables from the People’s Republic of China with respect to the margin assigned to Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. (Since Hardware) covering the period August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008.2 DATES: Effective Date: June 26, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael J. Heaney or Robert James, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4475 or (202) 482– 0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 6, 2012, the Court remanded the Final Results, and instructed the Department to reconcile its exclusion of Indian data from the labor value with certain concerns raised in Shandong Rongxin Import & Export Co., v. United States, 774 F.Supp. 2d 1307 (2011) (Shandong).3 On remand, the Department recalculated Since Hardware’s labor value using additional labor data, including labor data from the primary surrogate country, India. As a result, Since Hardware’s margin changed from 67.37 percent to 66.06 percent. On June 14, 2012, the Court sustained the Department’s Final Results and Remand Results.4 rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Timken Notice In its decision in Timken, 893 F.2d at 341, as clarified by Diamond Sawblades, the Federal Circuit has held that, pursuant to section 516A(e) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (the Act) the Department must publish a notice of a court decision not ‘‘in harmony’’ with a Department determination, and must suspend liquidation of entries pending a ‘‘conclusive’’ court decision. The Court’s June 14, 2012, judgment sustaining the Final Results and Remand Results constitutes a final decision of the Court that is not in harmony with the Department’s Final Results. This notice is published in fulfillment of the publication requirement of Timken. Accordingly, the Department will continue the suspension of liquidation of the subject merchandise pending the expiration of the period of appeal, or if appealed, pending a final and conclusive court 2 See Floor-Standing Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 15295 (March 21, 2011) (Final Results) 3 See Home Products International v. United States, Slip Op. 12–4, p.12 (January. 6, 2012). 4 See Home Products International, Inc. v United States Court No., 11–00104 Slip Op. 12–84 (CIT June 14, 2012) VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Jun 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 decision. The cash deposit rate will remain the company-specific rate established for Since Hardware for the subsequent and most recent period during which the respondent was reviewed.5 Amended Final Determination Because there is now a final court decision, we are amending the Final Results with respect to Since Hardware’s margin for the period August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008. The revised weighted-average dumping margin is as follows: Exporter Percent margin Since Hardware ........................ 66.06 In the event the Court’s ruling is not appealed, or if appealed, upheld by the Federal Circuit, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to assess antidumping duties on entries of the subject merchandise exported by Since Hardware using the revised assessment rate calculated by the Department in the Remand Results. This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 516(A)(e)(1), 751(a)(1), and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: June 20, 2012. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–15576 Filed 6–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership Notice of Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership. ACTION: Pursuant to provisions under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., the Department of Commerce announces the reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (the Committee). The Committee shall advise the Secretary regarding the development and SUMMARY: 5 See Floor-Standing Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 15295 (March 21, 2011). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 administration of programs and policies to expand the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and services, in accordance with applicable United States regulations. The Committee’s work on energy efficiency will focus on technologies, services, and platforms that provide system-level energy efficiency to electricity generation, transmission, and distribution. For the purposes of this Committee, covered goods and services will not include vehicles, feedstock for biofuels, or energy efficiency as it relates to consumer goods. Non-fossil fuels that are considered renewable (e.g., liquid biofuels and pellets) are included. This notice also requests nominations for membership. Nominations for members must be received on or before 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), July 16, 2012. 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If you are interested in nominating someone to become a member of the Committee, please provide the following information: (1) Name, title, and relevant contact information (including phone, fax, and email address) of the individual requesting consideration; (2) Sponsor letter on the company’s, trade association’s, or organization’s letterhead containing a brief description why the nominee should be considered for membership, including the nominee’s ability to meet the expected time commitments of Committee work. Committee work includes the ability to attend in person approximately four committee meetings a year (lasting one day each), plus additional work outside of full committee meetings including subcommittee conference calls or meetings as needed, and frequently draft, prepare, or comment on proposed recommendations to be evaluated at Committee meetings; DATES: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 123 (Tuesday, June 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38039-38040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-888]


Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts 
Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision 
Not in Harmony With Final Results and Notice of Amended Final Results

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

SUMMARY: On June 14, 2012, the United States Court of International 
Trade (the Court) issued final judgment in Home Products International, 
Inc. v. United States, Court No., 11-00104, sustaining the Department 
of Commerce's (the Department) final results of redetermination 
pursuant to remand.\1\ Consistent with the decision of the United 
States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) in 
Timken Co., v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (Timken), 
as clarified by Diamond Sawblades Mfrs. Coalition v. United States, 626 
F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (Diamond Sawblades), the Department is 
notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in 
harmony with the Department's final results and is amending the final 
results of floor

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standing metal-top ironing tables from the People's Republic of China 
with respect to the margin assigned to Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co., 
Ltd. (Since Hardware) covering the period August 1, 2007, through July 
31, 2008.\2\
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    \1\ See Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Court 
Remand, Floor-Standing Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts 
Thereof from the People's Republic of China, Home Products 
International, Inc. v. United States Court No., 11-00104, March 14, 
2012, (Remand Results) available, at http://www.ia.ita.doc.gov/remands/index.html.
    \2\ See Floor-Standing Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain 
Parts Thereof from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 15295 (March 21, 2011) 
(Final Results)

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DATES: Effective Date: June 26, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael J. Heaney or Robert James, AD/
CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
4475 or (202) 482-0649, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 6, 2012, the Court remanded the 
Final Results, and instructed the Department to reconcile its exclusion 
of Indian data from the labor value with certain concerns raised in 
Shandong Rongxin Import & Export Co., v. United States, 774 F.Supp. 2d 
1307 (2011) (Shandong).\3\ On remand, the Department recalculated Since 
Hardware's labor value using additional labor data, including labor 
data from the primary surrogate country, India. As a result, Since 
Hardware's margin changed from 67.37 percent to 66.06 percent. On June 
14, 2012, the Court sustained the Department's Final Results and Remand 
Results.\4\
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    \3\ See Home Products International v. United States, Slip Op. 
12-4, p.12 (January. 6, 2012).
    \4\ See Home Products International, Inc. v United States Court 
No., 11-00104 Slip Op. 12-84 (CIT June 14, 2012)
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Timken Notice

    In its decision in Timken, 893 F.2d at 341, as clarified by Diamond 
Sawblades, the Federal Circuit has held that, pursuant to section 
516A(e) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (the Act) the Department 
must publish a notice of a court decision not ``in harmony'' with a 
Department determination, and must suspend liquidation of entries 
pending a ``conclusive'' court decision. The Court's June 14, 2012, 
judgment sustaining the Final Results and Remand Results constitutes a 
final decision of the Court that is not in harmony with the 
Department's Final Results. This notice is published in fulfillment of 
the publication requirement of Timken. Accordingly, the Department will 
continue the suspension of liquidation of the subject merchandise 
pending the expiration of the period of appeal, or if appealed, pending 
a final and conclusive court decision. The cash deposit rate will 
remain the company-specific rate established for Since Hardware for the 
subsequent and most recent period during which the respondent was 
reviewed.\5\
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    \5\ See Floor-Standing Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain 
Parts Thereof from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 76 FR 15295 (March 21, 
2011).
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Amended Final Determination

    Because there is now a final court decision, we are amending the 
Final Results with respect to Since Hardware's margin for the period 
August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008. The revised weighted-average 
dumping margin is as follows:

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                                                               Percent
                         Exporter                              margin
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Since Hardware............................................        66.06
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    In the event the Court's ruling is not appealed, or if appealed, 
upheld by the Federal Circuit, the Department will instruct U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection to assess antidumping duties on entries 
of the subject merchandise exported by Since Hardware using the revised 
assessment rate calculated by the Department in the Remand Results.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with sections 
516(A)(e)(1), 751(a)(1), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: June 20, 2012.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-15576 Filed 6-25-12; 8:45 am]
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