International Trade Administration March 14, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Oil Country Tubular Goods, Other Than Drill Pipe, from Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E6-3632
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 8, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on oil country tubular goods (OCTG), other than drill pipe, from Korea. See Oil Country Tubular Goods, Other Than Drill Pipe, from Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 70 FR 53340 (September 8, 2005) (Preliminary Results). This review covers the following producers: Husteel Co., Ltd. (``Husteel'') and SeAH Steel Corporation (``SeAH''). The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2003, through July 31, 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.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E6-3621
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 7, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to-length carbon- quality steel plate products (steel plate) from the Republic of Korea. See 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, 70 FR 67428 (November 7, 2005) (``Preliminary Results''). This review covers one producer/exporter of steel plate. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2004, through January 31, 2005. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to the margin calculation. Therefore, these final results differ from the Preliminary Results. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the reviewed firm is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Antifriction Bearings (Other Than Tapered Roller Bearings) and Parts Thereof from France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom; Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews Pursuant to Final Court Decisions
Document Number: E6-3619
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 19, 2005, in response to its action in SNR Roulements et al. v. United States, Consol. Court No. 97-10-01825, Slip Op. 05-67 (June 13, 2005), the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) affirmed the Department of Commerce's (the Department's) remand redetermination concerning the final assessment rates for the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on antifriction bearings and parts thereof (AFBs) from France. On October 28, 2005, in response to its actions in NTN Bearing Corp. of America et al. v. United States, Court No. 97-10-01800 (July 7, 2005), and FAG Italia S.p.A. et al. v. United States, Court No. 97-02-00260-S (July 7, 2005), the CIT affirmed the Department's remand redetermination concerning the final assessment rates for the administrative reviews of the antidumping duty orders on AFBs from Germany and Italy. On November 4, 2005, in response to its action in FAG Kugelfischer Georg Schafer AG et al. v. United States, Court No. 97-02-00260 (July 7, 2005), the CIT affirmed the Department's remand redetermination concerning the final assessment rates for the administrative reviews of the antidumping duty orders on AFBs from Germany. On April 27, 2001, the CIT affirmed the Department's remand redetermination with respect to the antidumping duty orders on AFBs from France. See SKF USA Inc. et al. v. United States, Consol. Court No. 97-02-00269-S1, Slip. Op. 01-54 (April 27, 2001). On December 21, 2000, the CIT affirmed the Department's remand redetermination with respect to the antidumping duty orders on AFBs from the United Kingdom. See RHP Bearings Ltd. et al v. United States, Consol. Court No. 97-02- 00217, Slip Op. 00-168 (December 21, 2000). The periods covered by these administrative reviews are May 1, 1994, through April 30, 1995, and May 1, 1995, through April 30, 1996. The merchandise covered by these reviews are ball bearings and parts thereof (BBs), cylindrical roller bearings and parts thereof (CRBs), and spherical plain bearings and parts thereof (SPBs). Because the time period for filing an appeal has expired and there are now final and conclusive court decisions in these actions, we are amending our final results of the reviews and we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to liquidate entries subject to these reviews.
Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings From Korea; Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E6-3618
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 7, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping order covering stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings from Korea. See Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Korea; Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 70 FR 67444 (November 7, 2005) (Preliminary Results). The merchandise covered by this order is stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings as described in the ``Scope of the Order'' section of this notice. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2004, through January 31, 2005. We invited parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. We received no comments. Therefore, the final results are unchanged from those presented in the preliminary results. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the reviewed firm is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Consent Motion To Dismiss Panel Review
Document Number: E6-3571
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Notice of Consent Motion to Dismiss the Panel Review by the complainants, the panel review is dismissed as of March 6, 2006. Pursuant to Rule 71(2) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Review, this panel review is dismissed.
Gray Portland Cement and Clinker from Mexico: Agreement Between the Office of the United States Trade Representative, The United States Department of Commerce and Secretaria de Economia of Mexico on Trade in Cement
Document Number: E6-3531
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the United States Department of Commerce (Commerce) have entered into an agreement with the Secretaria de Economia of Mexico pertaining to imports of gray portland cement and clinker from Mexico (Mexican Cement). The Agreement Between the Office of the United States Trade Representative and the Department of Commerce of the United States of America and the Ministry of Economy of the United Mexican States (Secretaria de Economia) on Trade in Cement (Agreement) provides for the settlement or suspension of ongoing litigation before North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and World Trade Organization (WTO) panels challenging various antidumping duty determinations involving Mexican Cement. In addition, Commerce has agreed to compromise its claims for duties with respect to entries of Mexican Cement not currently in litigation. Finally, the Agreement creates a system whereby Mexican Cement imports will be subject to regional export limits, which will be monitored by both Commerce and Secretaria de Economia through export license and import license systems. The Agreement provides that, if Mexican Cement producers successfully abide by the terms of the Agreement for three years, then the antidumping duty order will be revoked with respect to those producers.