Steel Wire Garment Hangers From Vietnam; Determinations, 7452 [2013-02144]

Download as PDF 7452 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2013 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation Nos. 701–TA–487 and 731– TA–1198 (Final)] Steel Wire Garment Hangers From Vietnam; 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 imports of steel wire garment hangers from Vietnam, provided for in subheading 7326.20.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that the U.S. Department of Commerce has determined are subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value (‘‘LTFV’’).2 Background srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Commission instituted these investigations effective December 29, 2011, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by M&B Metal Products Company, Inc., Leeds, AL; Innovative Fabrication LLC/Indy Hanger, Indianapolis, IN; and US Hanger Company LLC, Gardena, CA. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations by Commerce that imports of steel wire garment hangers from Vietnam were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and dumped 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 August 20, 2012 (77 FR 50160) and on August 22, 2012 (77 FR 50713, corrected). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on October 24, 2012, and all persons who requested 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 All six Commissioners voted in the affirmative. The Commission also finds that imports subject to Commerce’s affirmative critical circumstances determinations are not likely to undermine seriously the remedial effects of the countervailing and antidumping duty orders on steel wire garment hangers from Vietnam. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:26 Jan 31, 2013 Jkt 229001 opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on January 28, 2013. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4371 (January 2013), entitled Steel Wire Garment Hangers from Vietnam: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–487 and 731–TA–1198 (Final). Issued: January 28, 2013. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Acting Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–02144 Filed 1–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1110 (Review)] Sodium Hexametaphosphate From China: Institution of a Five-Year Review Concerning the Antidumping Duty Order on Sodium Hexametaphosphate From China United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on sodium hexametaphosphate from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission; 1 to be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is March 4, 2013. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by April 16, 2013. For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part SUMMARY: 1 No response to this request for information is required if a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) number is not displayed; the OMB number is 3117–0016/USITC No. 13–5–281, expiration date June 30, 2014. Public reporting burden for the request is estimated to average 15 hours per response. Please send comments regarding the accuracy of this burden estimate to the Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 207), as most recently amended at 74 FR 2847 (January 16, 2009). DATES: Effective Date: February 1, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Messer (202–205–3193), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter 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 (http:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this review may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—On March 19, 2008, the Department of Commerce issued an antidumping duty order on imports of sodium hexametaphosphate from China (73 FR 14772). The Commission is conducting a review to determine whether revocation of the order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to the domestic industry within a reasonably foreseeable time. It will assess the adequacy of interested party responses to this notice of institution to determine whether to conduct a full review or an expedited review. The Commission’s determination in any expedited review will be based on the facts available, which may include information provided in response to this notice. Definitions.—The following definitions apply to this review: (1) Subject Merchandise is the class or kind of merchandise that is within the scope of the five-year review, as defined by the Department of Commerce. (2) The Subject Country in this review is China. (3) The Domestic Like Product is the domestically produced product or products which are like, or in the absence of like, most similar in characteristics and uses with, the Subject Merchandise. In its original determination, the Commission defined a single Domestic Like Product consisting of sodium hexametaphosphate, in all grades, chain lengths, and particle sizes, coextensive with the scope of investigation. (4) The Domestic Industry is the U.S. producers as a whole of the Domestic Like Product, or those producers whose collective output of the Domestic Like Product constitutes a major proportion E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation Nos. 701-TA-487 and 731-TA-1198 (Final)]


Steel Wire Garment Hangers From Vietnam; 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 imports of steel wire garment hangers from Vietnam, provided 
for in subheading 7326.20.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that the U.S. Department of Commerce has determined are 
subsidized and 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\ All six Commissioners voted in the affirmative. The 
Commission also finds that imports subject to Commerce's affirmative 
critical circumstances determinations are not likely to undermine 
seriously the remedial effects of the countervailing and antidumping 
duty orders on steel wire garment hangers from Vietnam.
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Background

    The Commission instituted these investigations effective December 
29, 2011, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by M&B Metal Products Company, Inc., Leeds, AL; Innovative 
Fabrication LLC/Indy Hanger, Indianapolis, IN; and US Hanger Company 
LLC, Gardena, CA. The final phase of the investigations was scheduled 
by the Commission following notification of preliminary determinations 
by Commerce that imports of steel wire garment hangers from Vietnam 
were subsidized within the meaning of section 703(b) of the Act (19 
U.S.C. 1671b(b)) and dumped 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 
August 20, 2012 (77 FR 50160) and on August 22, 2012 (77 FR 50713, 
corrected). The hearing was held in Washington, DC, on October 24, 
2012, 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 January 28, 2013. The 
views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4371 
(January 2013), entitled Steel Wire Garment Hangers from Vietnam: 
Investigation Nos. 701-TA-487 and 731-TA-1198 (Final).

     Issued: January 28, 2013.

    By order of the Commission.
Lisa R. Barton,
Acting Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-02144 Filed 1-31-13; 8:45 am]
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