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

Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Romania: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Notice of Intent to Rescind in Part
Document Number: E5-7081
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on Certain Hot- Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Romania. The period of review is November 1, 2003, through October 31, 2004. We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by Ispat Sidex, S.A. (now known as Mittal Steel Galati, S.A. (MS Galati)\1\), have been made below normal value. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on appropriate entries. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. Parties that submit comments are requested to submit with each argument (1) a statement of the issue(s) and (2) a brief summary of the argument(s). We will issue the final results no later than 120 days from the publication of this notice.
Notice of Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQ) on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics for Calendar Year 2006
Document Number: E5-7080
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) has determined the allocation for Calendar Year 2006 of imports of certain worsted wool fabrics under tariff rate quotas established by Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (Pub. L. No. 106-200), as amended by the Trade Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-210) and the Miscellaneous Trade Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108-249). The companies that are being provided an allocation are listed below.
Stainless Steel Plate in Coils from Belgium: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-23740
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 3, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the fifth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel plate in coils (SSPC) from Belgium. See Stainless Steel Plate in Coils from Belgium: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Review, 70 FR 32573 (June 3, 2005) (``Preliminary Results''). This review covers one producer/ exporter, Ugine & ALZ Belgium, NV (U&A Belgium), of the subject merchandise. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to the Preliminary Results. For the final dumping margins see the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from France
Document Number: 05-23739
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the International Trade Commission (``ITC''), in its sunset review, determined that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on certain cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate (``CTL Plate'') from France would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and Korea, 70 FR 71331 (November 28, 2005) (``ITC Determination''). Therefore, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(1)(iii), the Department is revoking the AD order on CTL Plate from France.
Individually Quick Frozen Red Raspberries from Chile: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-23737
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 29, 2005, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on individually quick frozen red raspberries from Chile. The period of review is July 1, 2003, through June 30, 2004. This review covers sales of individually quick frozen red raspberries with respect to Fruticola Olmue, S.A.; Santiago Comercio Exterior Exportaciones Limitada; and Vital Berry Marketing, S.A. We provided interested parties with an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results of this review, but received no comments. The final results do not differ from the preliminary results of this review. We will instruct the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to assess importer-specific antidumping duties on the subject merchandise exported by these companies.
Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E5-6909
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders: Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate from India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and Korea
Document Number: E5-6906
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping (``AD'') orders on certain cut-to-length carbon-quality steel plate (``CTL Plate'') from India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and Korea would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping; that revocation of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') orders on CTL Plate from India, Indonesia, Italy, and Korea would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy; and that revocation of these AD and CVD orders would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of continuation of these AD and CVD orders.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: E5-6872
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Export Trading Company Affairs (``ETCA''), International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review. This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification is sought and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order: Sparklers From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E5-6846
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``Commission'') that revocation of this antidumping duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department hereby orders the continuation of the antidumping duty order on sparklers from the People's Republic of China (``China''). The Department is publishing notice of the continuation of this antidumping duty order.
Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis System
Document Number: 05-23627
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce publishes this action to make final an interim final rule that extended and expanded the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) system until March 21, 2009. This action also expands the list of covered items to include all basic steel mill products, but it also removes certain downstream steel products, which were formerly covered products (certain fittings and flanges, certain cold formed shapes, and certain bars). The purpose of the SIMA system is to provide statistical data on steel imports entering the United States seven weeks earlier than is otherwise publicly available. The data collected on the licenses are made available to the public in an aggregated form weekly after Commerce review.
Carbon Steel Plate from Taiwan: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-23563
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Nucor Corporation, a U.S. domestic producer of carbon steel plate, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbon steel plate from Taiwan. See Notice of Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 70 FR 42028 (July 21, 2005) (Initiation Notice). The period of review (POR) covered June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2005. We are now rescinding this review because there is no evidence the respondent had any reviewable U.S. transactions during the POR.
Honey from Argentina: Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 05-23561
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 4, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the initiation of a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on honey from Argentina covering the period December 1, 2003, to December 31, 2004. See Honey From Argentina: Initiation of New Shipper Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, (New Shipper Initiation), 70 FR 5965 (February 4, 2005). This review covers one exporter, El Mana S.A. (El Mana) of Argentina. For the reasons discussed below and in an our accompanying Rescission Memorandum, we are rescinding this new shipper review in its entirety.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Deferral of Administrative Reviews
Document Number: E5-6710
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with October anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews. The Department also received requests to defer the initiation of an administrative review for one antidumping duty order and one countervailing duty order.