Notice of Amended Final Results in Accordance With Court Decision: Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Cased Pencils from the People's Republic of China
On March 7, 2006, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) affirmed the voluntary redetermination of the Department of Commerce (the Department) in the antidumping duty (AD) administrative review of certain cased pencils (pencils) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See China First Pencil Co. Ltd., et al. v. United States and Sanford Corporation, et al., 427 F. Supp 2d 1236 (CIT 2006), and the Department's Final Results of Voluntary Redetermination Pursuant to Court Order: China First Pencil Co., Ltd., et al. and Shandong Rongxin Import & Export Co., Ltd., v. United States and Sanford Corporation, et al. (dated December 20, 2004). As there is now a final and conclusive court decision in this case, the Department is amending the final results of this administrative review.
Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission, in Part, and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
In response to a request from Nucor Corporation, a domestic producer and interested party in this proceeding, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of cut-to-length carbon steel plate (``CTL plate'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period November 1, 2004, through October 31, 2005. We preliminarily determine that application of adverse facts available (``AFA'') is warranted with respect to the sole company participating in this administrative review, China Metallurgical Import & Export Liaoning Company (``Liaoning Company''). In addition, the Department is preliminarily rescinding the administrative review with respect to Angang New Steel Co., Ltd. and Angang Group Hong Kong Co., Limited (collectively ``Angang''), as its request for review was properly and timely withdrawn. 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 of subject merchandise. 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.
International Trade Administration, North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews
On July 28, 2006, the binational panel issued its decision in the review of the final determination made by the International Trade Administration, respecting Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico Final Results of Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order, Secretariat File No. USA-MEX-2001-1904-03. The binational panel remanded the redetermination on remand to the International Trade Administration. Copies of the panel decision are available from the U.S. Section of the NAFTA Secretariat.
U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board: Conference Call Meeting of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board) will hold an open conference call meeting to discuss topics related to the travel and tourism industry. The Board was established on October 1, 2003, and reconstituted October 1, 2005, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the travel and tourism industry.