International Trade Administration November 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Artist Canvas from the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 05-22149
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
We preliminarily determine that artist canvas from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice.
Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Mexico
Document Number: 05-22147
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests by interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbon and alloy steel wire rod (``wire rod'') from Mexico for the period of review (``POR'') October 1, 2003, through September 30, 2004. We preliminarily determine that during the POR, Hylsa Puebla, S.A. de C.V. (``Hylsa Puebla'') and Siderurgica Lazaro Cardenas Las Truchas S.A. de C.V., and its affiliate, CCC Steel GmbH, collectively (``SICARTSA'') sold subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV''). If these preliminary results are adopted in the final results of this administrative review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties equal to the difference between the export price (``EP'') and NV.
Heavy Forged Hand Tools (i.e., Axes & Adzes, Bars & Wedges, Hammers & Sledges, and Picks & Mattocks) from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 05-22146
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty (``AD'') orders on Heavy Forged Hand Tools (i.e., Axes & Adzes, Bars & Wedges, Hammers & Sledges, and Picks & Mattocks) (``HFHTs'') from the People's Republic of China pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). On the basis of notices of intent to participate and adequate substantive responses filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and lack of response from respondent interested parties, the Department conducted an expedited sunset review of the AD orders pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and section 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2) of the Department's regulations. As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the AD orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Certain In-shell Roasted Pistachios from the Islamic Republic of Iran: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-22145
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain in-shell roasted pistachios from the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran) for the period January 1, 2003, through December 31, 2003. For information on the net subsidy rate for the reviewed company, please see the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. (See the ``Public Comment'' section of this notice.)
Paper Clips from the People's Republic of China; Notice of Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 05-22144
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on paper clips from the People's Republic of China (``China''). See Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 70 FR 38101 (July 1, 2005). On the basis of Notices of Intent to Participate, adequate substantive responses filed on behalf of domestic interested parties, and a lack of response from respondent interested parties, the Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review. As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping. The dumping margins are identified in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Polyvinyl Alcohol from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-22143
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyvinyl alcohol (``PVA'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period August 11, 2003, through September 30, 2004. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of this review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on entries of subject merchandise during the period of review (``POR'') for which the importer-specific assessment rates are above de minimis. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. We will issue the final results no later than 120 days from the date of publication of this notice.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms from India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-22142
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to timely requests by Agro Dutch Industries, Ltd. (Agro Dutch) and the petitioner,\1\ the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from India with respect to Agro Dutch. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2004, through January 31, 2005.
Certain Tin Mill Products from Japan; Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 05-22141
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on certain tin mill products from Japan, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate and adequate substantive responses filed on behalf of domestic interested parties and no response from respondent interested parties, the Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review. As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would likely lead to the continuation or recurrence of dumping. The dumping margins are identified in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Stainless Steel Wire Rods from Brazil, France, and India; Notice of Final Results of Five-year (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 05-22140
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the second sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on stainless steel wire rods from Brazil, France and India, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On the basis of notices of intent to participate and adequate substantive responses filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and inadequate response from respondent interested parties, the Department has conducted expedited sunset reviews of these antidumping duty orders. As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the level indicated in the ``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this notice.
Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-22139
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request by Sungkwang Bend Company Ltd. (SKBC), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order of stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings from Korea. The review covers one firm, SKBC. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2004, through January 31, 2005. We preliminarily determine that sales of stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings from Korea have not been made below normal value (NV) for SKBC. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of administrative review, we will instruct Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to not assess antidumping duties based on the difference between constructed export price (CEP) and NV. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. Parties who submit arguments in this proceeding are requested to also submit: 1) a statement of the issues, 2) a brief summary of the argument, and 3) a table of authorities.
Certain Cased Pencils from the People's Republic of China; Notice of Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 05-22138
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on Certain Cased Pencils from the People's Republic of China (PRC). On the basis of a Notice of Intent to Participate, and an adequate substantive response filed on behalf of domestic interested parties, as well as a lack of response from respondent interested parties, the Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review. As a result of the sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The dumping margins are identified in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results and Rescission in Part of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-22137
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests by a producer/exporter of the subject merchandise and a domestic interested party, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate products (steel plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). This review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2004, through January 31, 2005. The Department has preliminarily determined that the company subject to this review made U.S. sales at prices less than normal value (NV). If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of administrative review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review. We will issue the final results of review no later than 120 days from the publication date of this notice.
Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review: Brass Sheet and Strip from Brazil
Document Number: E5-6129
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April, 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated a sunset review of the countervailing duty order (``CVD'') on brass sheet and strip from Brazil pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate and an adequate substantive response filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and inadequate response from respondent interested parties (in this case, no response), the Department determined to conduct an expedited sunset review of this CVD order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(B). As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the CVD order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the level indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: E5-6128
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has received timely requests to conduct new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). In accordance with 19 CFR 351.214(d), we are initiating reviews for Xuzhou Jinjiang Foodstuffs Co., Ltd. (``Xuzhou Jinjiang'') and Xiping Opeck Food Co., Ltd. (``Xiping Opeck'').\1\
Forged Stainless Steel Flanges from India and Taiwan; Expedited Five-year (Sunset) Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders; Final Results
Document Number: E5-6127
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on forged stainless steel flanges (flanges) from India and Taiwan, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On the basis of the notice of intent to participate and an adequate substantive response filed on behalf of domestic interested parties and no responses from respondent interested parties, the Department conducted expedited sunset reviews. As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on flanges from India and Taiwan would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the levels listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Reviews.''
Final Results of Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Countervailing Duty Orders: Pure Magnesium and Alloy Magnesium from Canada
Document Number: E5-6126
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated sunset reviews of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') orders on pure magnesium and alloy magnesium from Canada pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). See Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 70 FR 38101 (July 1, 2005). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate and an adequate substantive response filed on behalf of the domestic interested party and an inadequate response from respondent interested parties, the Department determined to conduct expedited sunset reviews of these CVD orders pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C). As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the CVD orders would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this notice.
Notice of Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Non-Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate from the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 05-21865
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Department), pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), has determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain non-frozen apple juice concentrate (NFAJC) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. On October 21, 2005, the International Trade Commission (ITC), pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, determined that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain NFAJC from the PRC would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. Therefore, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(f)(4), the Department is publishing notice of the continuation of the antidumping duty order on certain NFAJC from the PRC.
Silicon Metal from Brazil: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony
Document Number: 05-21864
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 6, 2005, in Elkem Metals Company and Globe Metallurgical Inc., v. United States, Slip Op. 05-134, the Court of International Trade (CIT) affirmed the Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Court Remand (Remand Redetermination) issued by the Department of Commerce (the Department) on July 14, 2004. Consistent with the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (Timken), the Department will continue to order the suspension of liquidation of the subject merchandise, where appropriate, until there is a ``conclusive'' decision in this case. If the case is not appealed, or if it is affirmed on appeal, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to liquidate all relevant entries from Compania Brasilieira Carbureto De Calcio (CBCC) and Electrosilex, S.A. (Electrosilex), as appropriate.
Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Superalloy Degassed Chromium from Japan
Document Number: 05-21769
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce determines that imports of superalloy degassed chromium from Japan are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value, as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination of Investigation.''
Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Reviews
Document Number: 05-21768
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Every five years, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') and the International Trade Commission automatically initiate and conduct a review to determine whether revocation of a countervailing or antidumping duty order or termination of an investigation suspended under section 704 or 734 would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping or a countervailable subsidy (as appropriate) and of material injury. As a courtesy, the Department provides advance notice of the cases that are scheduled for sunset reviews one month before those reviews are initiated.
Initiation of Five-year (“Sunset”) Reviews
Document Number: 05-21766
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
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 the antidumping and countervailing duty orders listed below. 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.