Allocation of Duty-Exemptions for Calendar Year 2014 for Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands, 13037-13038 [2014-05013]

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[FR Doc. 2014–04979 Filed 3–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Allocation of Duty-Exemptions for Calendar Year 2014 for Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce; Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This action allocates calendar year 2014 duty exemptions for watch assembly producers (‘‘program producers’’) located in the United States Virgin Islands (‘‘USVI’’) pursuant to Public Law 97–446, as amended by 13037 Public Law 103–465, Public Law 106–36 and Public Law 108–429 (‘‘the Act’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Supriya Kumar, Subsidies Enforcement Office; phone number: (202) 482–3530; fax number: (202) 501–7952; and email address: Supriya.Kumar@trade.gov. Pursuant to the Act, the Departments of the Interior and Commerce (‘‘the Departments’’) share responsibility for the allocation of duty exemptions among program producers in the United States territories of Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. In accordance with section 303.3(a) of the regulations (15 CFR 303.3(a)), the total quantity of duty-free insular watches and watch movements for calendar year 2013 is 1,866,000 units for the USVI. This amount was established in Changes in Watch, Watch Movement and Jewelry Program for the U.S. Insular Possessions, 65 FR 8048 (February 17, 2000). There are currently no program producers in Guam, American Samoa or the Northern Mariana Islands. The criteria for the calculation of the calendar year 2014 duty-exemption allocations among program producers within a particular territory are set forth in section 303.14 of the regulations (15 CFR 303.14). The Departments have verified and, where appropriate, adjusted the data submitted in application form ITA–334P by USVI program producers and have inspected these producers’ operations in accordance with section 303.5 of the regulations (15 CFR 303.5). In calendar year 2013, USVI program producers shipped 62,424 watches and watch movements into the customs territory of the United States under the Act. The dollar amount of corporate income taxes paid by USVI program producers during calendar year 2013, and the creditable wages and benefits paid by these producers during calendar year 2013 to residents of the territory was a combined total of $1,087,105. The calendar year 2014 USVI annual duty exemption allocations, based on the data verified by the Departments, are as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Program producer Belair Quartz, Inc. ..................... Annual allocation 500,000 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The balance of the units allocated to the USVI is available for new entrants into the program or existing program producers who request a supplement to their allocation. E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 13038 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 45 / Friday, March 7, 2014 / Notices Dated: February 26, 2014. Carole Showers, Director, Office of Policy Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. Dated: February 28, 2014. Nikolao Pula, Director of Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior. amending those final and amended final determinations with respect to the 29 plaintiffs that were party to the litigation.8 DATES: Effective February 28, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irene Gorelik, Office V, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20230; telephone: (202) 482–6905. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2014–05013 Filed 3–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–4310–93–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Background International Trade Administration [A–570–893] Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Final Determination and Amended Final Determination of the Antidumping Duty Investigation Enforcement and Compliance, formerly Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On February 18, 2014, the United States Court of International Trade (‘‘CIT’’) sustained the Department of Commerce’s (‘‘the Department’’) results of redetermination,1 pursuant to the CIT’s Remand Opinion and Order.2 Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (‘‘CAFC’’) in Timken,3 as clarified by Diamond Sawblades,4 the Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department’s Final Determination,5 Amended Final 1 & Order,6 and Amended Final 2 7 and is AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 1 See Final Results Of Redetermination Pursuant To Court Remand, Court No. 05–00182, dated September 26, 2013, available at: https:// enforcement.trade.gov/remands/ (‘‘Beihai Final Remand Redetermination’’). 2 See Beihai Zhengwu Indus. Co. v. United States, Consol. Court No. 05–00182 (CIT Aug. 13,2013) (‘‘Remand Opinion and Order’’). 3 See Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (‘‘Timken’’). 4 See Diamond Sawblades Mfrs. Coalition v. United States, 626 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (‘‘Diamond Sawblades’’). 5 See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Frozen and Canned Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China, 69 FR 70997 (December 8, 2004) (‘‘Final Determination’’). 6 See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China, 70 FR 5149 (February 1, 2005) (‘‘Amended Final 1 & Order’’). 7 See Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Second Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 71 FR 47484 (August 17, 2006) (‘‘Amended Final 2’’). VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:39 Mar 06, 2014 Jkt 232001 On January 27, 2004, the Department initiated the antidumping duty investigations of certain frozen and canned warmwater shrimp from Brazil, Ecuador, India, Thailand, the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.9 On July 16, 2004, the Department published the Preliminary Determination,10 wherein we assigned a separate rate margin of 49.09 percent to 21 non-selected companies eligible for a separate rate. Subsequently, we amended the Preliminary Determination to include two additional non-examined companies to which we granted separate rate status.11 On December 8, 2004, the 8 These companies are: Beihai Zhengwu Industry Co., Ltd.; Chaoyang Qiaofeng Group Co Ltd (Shantou City Qiaofeng Group Co Ltd); Hainan Fruit Vegetable Food Allocation Co., Ltd.; Pingyang Xinye Aquatic Products Co., Ltd.; Shantou Jinhang Aquatic Industry Co., Ltd.; Shantou Longfeng Foodstuffs Co., Ltd.; Shantou Ocean Freezing Industry And Trade General Corporation; Shantou Ruiyuan Industry Co., Ltd.; Shantou Sez Xu Hao Fastness Freeze Aquatic Factory Co., Ltd.; Shantou Shengping Oceanstar Business Co., Ltd.; Shantou Wanya Food Factory Co., Ltd.; Shantou Yuexing Enterprise Company; Taizhou Zhonghuan Industrial Co., Ltd.; Yantai Wei-Cheng Food Co., Ltd.; Zhejiang Cereals, Oils, Foodstuffs Import Export Co., Ltd.; Zhejiang Daishan Baofa Aquatic Product Co., Ltd.; Zhejiang Evernew Seafood Co., Ltd.; Zhejiang Taizhou Lingyang Aquatic Products Co.; Zhejiang Zhenglong Foodstuffs Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Cereals Oils Foodstuffs Import Export Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Diciyuan Aquatic Products Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Haichang Food Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Huading Seafood Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Industrial Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Juntai Foods Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Lizhou Fishery Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Putuo Huafa Sea Products Co., Ltd.; Zhoushan Xifeng Aquatic Co., Ltd.; and Zhoushan Zhenyang Developing Co., Ltd. 9 See Certain Frozen and Canned Warmwater Shrimp From Brazil, Ecuador, India, Thailand, the People’s Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 69 FR 3876 (January 27, 2004) (‘‘Initiation’’). 10 See Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Partial Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances and Postponement of Final Determination: Certain Frozen and Canned Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China, 69 FR 42654 (July 16, 2004) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). 11 See Notice of Amended Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination of Sales at Less PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department published the Final Determination and on February 1, 2005, the Department published the Amended Final 1 and Order, assigning a final separate rate of 53.68 percent to 39 companies to which we granted separate rate status. On August 17, 2006, the Department published a second amended final determination, wherein we granted separate rate status to an additional 11 companies which were not granted a separate rate in the Final Determination or the Amended Final 1 and Order.12 Of all the companies to which we granted separate rate status in Amended Final 1 and Order and Amended Final 2, 29 companies (the ‘‘SR companies’’) are plaintiffs subject to this Remand Opinion and Order. After the issuance of the Amended Final 1 and Order, the Department’s Final Determination was challenged at the CIT by the mandatory respondents and was subsequently remanded to the Department for redeterminations.13 The resulting recalculations of the mandatory respondents’ investigation dumping margins were reduced to 5.07 percent, 7.20 percent, and 8.45 percent.14 Consequently, as a result of the SR companies’ litigation, in the Remand Opinion and Order the Department recalculated the weightedaverage margin assigned to the SR companies based on the revised mandatory respondents’ investigation dumping margins. On September 11, 2013, the Department released the draft redetermination of remand and invited interested parties to comment. The Department received no comments on the draft redetermination 15 and issued Than Fair Value: Certain Frozen and Canned Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China, 69 FR 53409 (September 1, 2004). 12 See Amended Final 2. 13 See Allied Pacific Food (Dalian) Co. v. United States, 716 F. Supp. 2d 1339 (CIT 2010); Shantou Red Garden Foodstuff Co. v. United States, 880 F. Supp. 2d 1332 (CIT 2012); see also Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value Pursuant to Court Decision, 76 FR 30100 (May 24, 2011) (‘‘Allied and Yelin Remand’’) and Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Final Determination and Amended Final Determination of the Antidumping Duty Investigation, 77 FR 66434 (November 5, 2012) (‘‘Red Garden Remand’’). 14 See Allied and Yelin Remand and Red Garden Remand. 15 See ‘‘Memorandum to the File, from Irene Gorelik, Senior Analyst, re: Remand Redetermination in the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People’s Republic of China’’ and ‘‘Memorandum to the File, from Irene Gorelik, Senior Analyst, re; Recalculation of the Investigation Separate Rate Margin,’’ both dated September 11, 2013. E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 45 (Friday, March 7, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13037-13038]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05013]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR


Allocation of Duty-Exemptions for Calendar Year 2014 for Watch 
Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce; Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the 
Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This action allocates calendar year 2014 duty exemptions for 
watch assembly producers (``program producers'') located in the United 
States Virgin Islands (``USVI'') pursuant to Public Law 97-446, as 
amended by Public Law 103-465, Public Law 106-36 and Public Law 108-429 
(``the Act'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Supriya Kumar, Subsidies Enforcement 
Office; phone number: (202) 482-3530; fax number: (202) 501-7952; and 
email address: Supriya.Kumar@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Act, the Departments of the 
Interior and Commerce (``the Departments'') share responsibility for 
the allocation of duty exemptions among program producers in the United 
States territories of Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana 
Islands.
    In accordance with section 303.3(a) of the regulations (15 CFR 
303.3(a)), the total quantity of duty-free insular watches and watch 
movements for calendar year 2013 is 1,866,000 units for the USVI. This 
amount was established in Changes in Watch, Watch Movement and Jewelry 
Program for the U.S. Insular Possessions, 65 FR 8048 (February 17, 
2000). There are currently no program producers in Guam, American Samoa 
or the Northern Mariana Islands.
    The criteria for the calculation of the calendar year 2014 duty-
exemption allocations among program producers within a particular 
territory are set forth in section 303.14 of the regulations (15 CFR 
303.14). The Departments have verified and, where appropriate, adjusted 
the data submitted in application form ITA-334P by USVI program 
producers and have inspected these producers' operations in accordance 
with section 303.5 of the regulations (15 CFR 303.5).
    In calendar year 2013, USVI program producers shipped 62,424 
watches and watch movements into the customs territory of the United 
States under the Act. The dollar amount of corporate income taxes paid 
by USVI program producers during calendar year 2013, and the creditable 
wages and benefits paid by these producers during calendar year 2013 to 
residents of the territory was a combined total of $1,087,105. The 
calendar year 2014 USVI annual duty exemption allocations, based on the 
data verified by the Departments, are as follows:

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                                                                Annual
                      Program producer                        allocation
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Belair Quartz, Inc.........................................      500,000
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    The balance of the units allocated to the USVI is available for new 
entrants into the program or existing program producers who request a 
supplement to their allocation.


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    Dated: February 26, 2014.
Carole Showers,
Director, Office of Policy Enforcement and Compliance, International 
Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.
    Dated: February 28, 2014.
Nikolao Pula,
Director of Office of Insular Affairs, Department of the Interior.
[FR Doc. 2014-05013 Filed 3-6-14; 8:45 am]
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