International Trade Administration March 11, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Final Negative Countervailing Duty Determination: Live Swine from Canada
Document Number: E5-1030
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce has made a final determination that countervailable subsidies are not being provided to producers or exporters of live swine from Canada.
Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Live Swine From Canada
Document Number: E5-1029
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 20, 2004, the Department of Commerce published a preliminary determination in the antidumping duty investigation of live swine from Canada. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary determination. Based upon the results of verification and our analysis of the comments received, we have made certain changes. We continue to find that live swine from Canada were sold in the United States below normal value during the period of investigation. The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation.''
Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP)
Document Number: E5-1026
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
ITA is soliciting U.S. export promotion projects to be conducted by eligible entities for periods of up to three years. Project award periods normally begin between October 1, 2005 and January 1, 2006, but may begin as late as April 1, 2006. MDCP awards help to underwrite the start-up costs of new export ventures that export multipliers are often reluctant to undertake without Federal Government support. MDCP aims to develop, maintain and expand foreign markets for non-agricultural goods and services produced in the United States.
Business Development Mission Afghanistan
Document Number: E5-1024
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce is organizing a business development mission to Afghanistan on April 24-27, 2005. The mission will assist U.S. businesses exploring trade and investment opportunities in Afghanistan. A senior U.S. Department of Commerce official will lead a delegation of approximately 10 to 15 U.S.-based senior executives of small, medium, and large U.S. firms. Companies may represent, but are not limited to, the following priority sectors: construction, telecommunications, agribusiness, energy, and financial services. The mission will include briefings from U.S. Embassy staff and Afghan Government officials, prearranged one-on- one meetings, and a networking reception. The mission will reaffirm the U.S. Government's support towards bilateral relations and seek to expand opportunities for U.S. companies in Afghanistan.
Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis System
Document Number: 05-4971
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce publishes this interim final rule to implement a Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) System, originally outlined in the President's March 5, 2002, Proclamation on Steel Safeguards.\1\ SIMA, as fully implemented by this interim final rule, contains modifications made in light of comments received in response to an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) published on August 25, 2004.