Certain Pasta From Turkey: Final Results of the Expedited Third Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order, 692-693 [2012-31726]

Download as PDF 692 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 3 / Friday, January 4, 2013 / Notices Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment. ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm’s workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [12/11/2012 through 12/28/2012] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address PRL, Inc. ................................ 64 Rexmont Road, Cornwall, PA 17016. 12/12/2012 Autopilot, Inc. ......................... 619 North Church, Unit #2, Bozeman, MT 59715. 12/12/2012 Advanced Technical Ceramics Company. SouthFresh Aquaculture, LLC 511 Manufacturers Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405. 1792 N. McFarland Blvd. Suite B, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406. 910 E. Saint Andrew Street, Rapid City, SD 57701. 12/17/2012 West Central Manufacturing, Inc. Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Division, Room 7106, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Dated: December 28, 2012. Miriam Kearse, Eligibility Examiner [FR Doc. 2012–31730 Filed 1–3–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P 12/17/2012 12/20/2012 Product(s) Firm provides turnkey capabilities for high specification castings primarily used to produce valves and pumps used by the US military and power generation industries. Firm manufactures machines components, injection moldings, and tooling. Firm provides services for design, lean manufacturing consulting. Firm produces high tech ceramics for the electronics industry; primary manufacturing material is alumina. Firm produces processed frozen and fresh catfish products; primary manufacturing material is catfish. Firm manufactures steel doors, frames, and partitions. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Background International Trade Administration The countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Turkey was published on July 24, 1996. See Notice of Countervailing Duty Order: Certain Pasta (‘‘Pasta’’) From Turkey, 61 FR 38546 (July 24, 1996). On September 4, 2012, the Department initiated the third sunset review of this order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). See Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 77 FR 53867 (September 4, 2012) (‘‘notice of initiation’’). The Department received a notice of intent to participate from the following domestic parties: A. Zerega’s Sons, Inc., American Italian Pasta Company, Dakota Growers Pasta Company, Inc., New World Pasta Company, and Philadelphia Macaroni Company (collectively, ‘‘domestic interested parties’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). The Department received an adequate substantive response to the notice of initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department also received a substantive response from the Government of Turkey, but received no responses from respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department is conducting an expedited (120-day) [C–489–806] Certain Pasta From Turkey: Final Results of the Expedited Third Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Effective Date: January 4, 2013. On September 4, 2012, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) initiated the third Sunset Review of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Turkey. The Department finds that revocation of this countervailing duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies at the rates in the ‘‘Final Results of Reviews’’ section of this notice. DATES: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mahnaz Khan, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–0914. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:34 Jan 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04JAN1.SGM 04JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 3 / Friday, January 4, 2013 / Notices sunset review of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Turkey. Scope of the Order The merchandise subject to the order is pasta. The product is currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTS’’) item numbers 1902.19.20. Although the HTS numbers are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description, available in Notice of Countervailing Duty Order: Certain Pasta from Turkey, 61 FR 38546 (July 24, 1996), remains dispositive. Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum (‘‘Decision Memorandum’’) from Gary Taverman, Senior Advisor for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to Lynn Fischer Fox, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations, dated December 28, 2012, which is hereby adopted by this notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memorandum include the likelihood of continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies and the net countervailable subsidies likely to prevail if the orders were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues raised in this review and the corresponding recommendations in this public memorandum, which is on file electronically via Import Administration’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (‘‘IA ACCESS’’). IA ACCESS is available to registered users at http:// iaaccess.trade.gov and in the Central Records Unit in room 7046 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on the Internet at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/ ia/. The signed Decision Memorandum and electronic versions of the Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Final Results of Review mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Pursuant to sections 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine that revocation of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Turkey would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of countervailing subsidies at the following net countervailable subsidy rates: Manufacturers/exporters/ producers Net countervailable subsidy (percent) Background The countervailing duty order on 13.09 certain pasta from Italy was published on July 24, 1996. See Notice of 13.08 Countervailing Duty Order and 8.85 Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination: This notice also serves as the only Certain Pasta (‘‘Pasta’’) From Italy, 61 reminder to parties subject to FR 38544 (July 24, 1996). administrative protective order (‘‘APO’’) On September 4, 2012, the of their responsibility concerning the Department initiated the third sunset return or destruction of proprietary review of this order, pursuant to section information disclosed under APO in 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). See Initiation of accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review, 77 FR Timely notification of the return or 53867 (September 4, 2012). The destruction of APO materials or Department received a notice of intent conversion to judicial protective orders to participate from the following is hereby requested. Failure to comply domestic parties: A. Zerega’s Sons, Inc., with the regulations and terms of an American Italian Pasta Company, APO is a violation which is subject to Dakota Growers Pasta Company, Inc., sanction. We are issuing and publishing the New World Pasta Company, and final results and notice in accordance Philadelphia Macaroni Company with sections 751(c), 752(c), and (collectively, ‘‘domestic interested 777(i)(1) of the Act. parties’’), within the deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i). Dated: December 28, 2012. The Department received an adequate Lynn Fischer Fox, substantive response to the notice of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and initiation from the domestic interested Negotiations. parties within the 30-day deadline [FR Doc. 2012–31726 Filed 1–3–13; 8:45 am] specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P The Department also received a substantive response from the Government of Italy, but received no DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE responses from respondent interested parties. As a result, pursuant to 19 CFR International Trade Administration 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department is [C–475–819] conducting an expedited (120-day) sunset review of the countervailing duty Certain Pasta From Italy: Final Results order on certain pasta from Italy. of the Expedited Third Sunset Review Scope of the Order of the Countervailing Duty Order The merchandise subject to the order AGENCY: Import Administration, is pasta. The product is currently International Trade Administration, classified under items 1901.90.90.95 Department of Commerce. and 1902.19.20 of the Harmonized Tariff DATES: Effective Date: January 4, 2013. Schedule of the United States SUMMARY: On September 4, 2012, the (‘‘HTSUS’’). Although the HTS numbers Department of Commerce are provided for convenience and (‘‘Department’’) initiated the third customs purposes, the written product Sunset Review of the countervailing description, available in Notice of duty order on certain pasta from Italy. The Department finds that revocation of Countervailing Duty Order and this countervailing duty order would be Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination: likely to lead to continuation or Certain Pasta (‘‘Pasta’’) From Italy, 61 recurrence of net countervailable FR 38544 (July 24, 1996), remains subsidies at the rates in the ‘‘Final dispositive. Results of Reviews’’ section of this notice. Net countervailable subsidy (percent) Mahnaz Khan, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th 1.63 Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Filiz Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:34 Jan 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–0914. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maktas Makarnacilik ve Ticaret/Gidasa Gida San.Tic.A.S. ...................... Oba Makarnacilik Sanayi ve Ticaret ............................... All Others .............................. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Manufacturers/exporters/ producers 693 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Analysis of Comments Received All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and Decision Memorandum (‘‘Decision Memorandum’’) from Gary Taverman, Senior Advisor for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to E:\FR\FM\04JAN1.SGM 04JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[C-489-806]


Certain Pasta From Turkey: Final Results of the Expedited Third 
Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order

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

DATES: Effective Date: January 4, 2013.
SUMMARY: On September 4, 2012, the Department of Commerce 
(``Department'') initiated the third Sunset Review of the 
countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Turkey. The Department 
finds that revocation of this countervailing duty order would be likely 
to lead to continuation or recurrence of net countervailable subsidies 
at the rates in the ``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this 
notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mahnaz Khan, AD/CVD Operations, Office 
1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482-0914.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Turkey was 
published on July 24, 1996. See Notice of Countervailing Duty Order: 
Certain Pasta (``Pasta'') From Turkey, 61 FR 38546 (July 24, 1996).
    On September 4, 2012, the Department initiated the third sunset 
review of this order, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended (``the Act''). See Initiation of Five-Year 
(``Sunset'') Review, 77 FR 53867 (September 4, 2012) (``notice of 
initiation''). The Department received a notice of intent to 
participate from the following domestic parties: A. Zerega's Sons, 
Inc., American Italian Pasta Company, Dakota Growers Pasta Company, 
Inc., New World Pasta Company, and Philadelphia Macaroni Company 
(collectively, ``domestic interested parties''), within the deadline 
specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(i).
    The Department received an adequate substantive response to the 
notice of initiation from the domestic interested parties within the 
30-day deadline specified in 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3)(i). The Department 
also received a substantive response from the Government of Turkey, but 
received no responses from respondent interested parties. As a result, 
pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2), the Department is 
conducting an expedited (120-day)

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sunset review of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from 
Turkey.

Scope of the Order

    The merchandise subject to the order is pasta. The product is 
currently classified under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States (``HTS'') item numbers 1902.19.20. Although the HTS numbers are 
provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product 
description, available in Notice of Countervailing Duty Order: Certain 
Pasta from Turkey, 61 FR 38546 (July 24, 1996), remains dispositive.

Analysis of Comments Received

    All issues raised in these reviews are addressed in the Issues and 
Decision Memorandum (``Decision Memorandum'') from Gary Taverman, 
Senior Advisor for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, to 
Lynn Fischer Fox, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and 
Negotiations, dated December 28, 2012, which is hereby adopted by this 
notice. The issues discussed in the Decision Memorandum include the 
likelihood of continuation or recurrence of countervailable subsidies 
and the net countervailable subsidies likely to prevail if the orders 
were revoked. Parties can find a complete discussion of all issues 
raised in this review and the corresponding recommendations in this 
public memorandum, which is on file electronically via Import 
Administration's Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized 
Electronic Service System (``IA ACCESS''). IA ACCESS is available to 
registered users at http://iaaccess.trade.gov and in the Central 
Records Unit in room 7046 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a 
complete version of the Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly on 
the Internet at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/ia/. The signed Decision 
Memorandum and electronic versions of the Decision Memorandum are 
identical in content.

Final Results of Review

    Pursuant to sections 752(c)(1) and (3) of the Act, we determine 
that revocation of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from 
Turkey would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of 
countervailing subsidies at the following net countervailable subsidy 
rates:

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                                                               Net
                                                         countervailable
           Manufacturers/exporters/ producers                subsidy
                                                            (percent)
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Filiz Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret...........................             1.63
Maktas Makarnacilik ve Ticaret/Gidasa Gida San.Tic.A.S.            13.09
Oba Makarnacilik Sanayi ve Ticaret.....................            13.08
All Others.............................................             8.85
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    This notice also serves as the only reminder to parties subject to 
administrative protective order (``APO'') of their responsibility 
concerning the return or destruction of proprietary information 
disclosed under APO in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305. Timely 
notification of the return or destruction of APO materials or 
conversion to judicial protective orders is hereby requested. Failure 
to comply with the regulations and terms of an APO is a violation which 
is subject to sanction.
    We are issuing and publishing the final results and notice in 
accordance with sections 751(c), 752(c), and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: December 28, 2012.
Lynn Fischer Fox,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations.
[FR Doc. 2012-31726 Filed 1-3-13; 8:45 am]
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