Expected Non-Market Economy Wages: Request for Comments on 2006 Calculation
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has a longstanding practice of calculating expected non-market economy (``NME'') wages for use as the surrogate value for direct labor in antidumping proceedings involving NME countries. These expected NME wages are calculated annually in accordance with Sec. 351.408(c)(3) of the Department's regulations. This notice presents the Department's preliminary 2006 expected NME wages, which were calculated according to the Department's revised methodology described in the Federal Register notice Antidumping Methodologies: Market Economy Inputs, Expected Non- Market Economy Wages, Duty Drawback; and Request for Comments, 71 FR 61716, Oct. 19, 2006 (hereafter, the ``Antidumping Methodologies notice''), and provides the public with an opportunity to comment on potential clerical errors in the calculation.
Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China; Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Administrative Review and Preliminary Results of New Shipper Review
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review and a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on hand trucks and certain parts thereof (hand trucks) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period December 1, 2004, through November 30, 2005. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value (NV). If these preliminary results are adopted in the final results of these reviews, 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. We will issue the final results no later than 120 days from the date of publication of this notice.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Final Changed Circumstances Review and Determination To Revoke Order in Part
On November 14, 2006, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published a notice of initiation and preliminary results of an antidumping duty (``AD'') changed circumstances review with intent to revoke, in part, the AD order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review, and Intent to Revoke Order in Part, 71 FR 66309 (November 14, 2006) (``Initiation and Preliminary Results''). We are now revoking this order in part, with regard to the following product: Cheval style mirrored jewelry cabinets, as described in footnote 12 the ``Scope of the Order'' section of this notice, based on the fact that domestic parties have expressed no further interest in the relief provided by the order with respect to the imports of these jewelry cabinets, as so described. In its September 20, 2006, submission, the American Furniture Manufacturers Committee for Legal Trade and its individual members (the ``AFMC'') stated that it no longer has any interest in seeking antidumping relief from imports of such cheval style mirrored jewelry cabinets with respect to the subject merchandise defined in the ``Scope of the Order'' section below. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.