North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review
On January 21, 2005, Tembec, Inc. filed a First Request for Panel Review with the United States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel review was requested of the Determination under Section 129(a)(4) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, made by the United States International Trade Commission, respecting Certain Softwood Lumber Products from Canada. This determination was published in the Federal Register, (69 FR 75916) on December 20, 2004. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number USA-CDA-2005-1904-03 to this request.
The Manufacturing Council: Meeting of The Manufacturing Council
The Manufacturing Council will hold a full Council meeting to discuss topics related to the state of manufacturing. The Manufacturing Council is a Secretarial Board at the Department of Commerce, established to ensure regular communication between Government and the manufacturing sector. This will be the third meeting of The Manufacturing Council and will include updates by the Council's three subcommittees. For information about the Council, please visit the Manufacturing Council Web site at: https://www.manufacturing.gov/ council.htm.
Pure Magnesium From Canada: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
In response to a request from the petitioner in this proceeding, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on pure magnesium from Canada. Due to the recent completion of NAFTA panel review of the final remand redetermination made by the Department concerning the full sunset review of that order, the order was revoked effective August 1, 2000. Therefore, we are rescinding the ongoing administrative review covering the period August 1, 2003, through July 31, 2004.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Reviews
In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is automatically initiating five-year (``sunset'') reviews of certain antidumping and countervailing duty orders. The International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers these same orders.
Special American Business Internship Training Program (SABIT)
This Notice announces availability of funds for the Special American Business Internship Training Program (SABIT), for training business executives and scientists (also referred to as ``Interns'') from Eurasia (see program description for eligible countries). The amount of financial assistance available for the program is $500,000.