International Trade Administration September 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Oil Country Tubular Goods, Other Than Drill Pipe, from Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17850
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests filed by U.S. Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) (the ``petitioner''), SeAH Steel Corporation (``SeAH''), Husteel Co, Ltd (``Husteel'') and Nexteel Co., Ltd (``Nexteel'') (collectively, the ``respondents''), the U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on oil country tubular goods, other than drill pipe (``OCTG''), from Korea. This review covers the following producers/ exporters: SeAH, Husteel, and Nexteel. The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2005 through July 24, 2006. We preliminarily find that Husteel made sales at less than normal value (``NV''), and Nexteel and SeAH did not sell subject merchandise at less than NV during the POR. 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 on Husteel's entries of merchandise during the POR, and to liquidate Nexteel's and SeAH's entries during the POR without regard to antidumping duties. The preliminary dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Preliminary Results of Review.''
Dynamic Random Access Memory Semiconductors from the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17759
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on dynamic random access memory semiconductors from the Republic of Korea for the period January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005. We preliminarily find that Hynix Semiconductor, Inc. received countervailable subsidies during the period of review. 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 countervailing duties as detailed in 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.
Notice of Preliminary Results of New Shipper Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Turkey
Document Number: E7-17758
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request by Ege Celik Endustrisi Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., a producer of subject merchandise, and its affiliated export trading company, Ege Dis Ticaret A.S. (collectively ``Ege Celik''), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel concrete reinforcing bars (rebar) from Turkey for the period April 1, 2006, through September 30, 2006. We preliminarily determine that, during the period of review (POR), Ege Celik did not sell the subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV). If the 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 covered by this review if the importer-specific assessment rate calculated in the final results of this review is above de minimis (i.e., at or above 0.50 percent). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. The final results will issued 90 days after the date of issuance of these preliminary results, unless extended.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17756
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from petitioners,\1\ the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting the thirteenth administrative review of the antidumping order on corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products (CORE) from Korea. This review covers three manufacturers and exporters (collectively, the respondents) of the subject merchandise: Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd., (Dongbu); Hyundai HYSCO (HYSCO); and Union Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Union). The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2005, through July 31, 2006. We preliminarily determine that during the POR, Dongbu, HYSCO, and Union made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV). In addition, we are preliminary rescinding this review with respect to Pohang Iron & Steel Company, Ltd. (POSCO) and Pohang Coated Steel Co., Ltd. (POCOS) (collectively, the POSCO Group), as a result of petitioners timely withdrawal of its review request. 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 on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the POR.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission of Review
Document Number: E7-17751
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from the Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bag Committee,\1\ which represents domestic producers of polyethylene retail carrier bags, and individual requests from certain manufacturers/exporters of subject merchandise located in the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags (``PRCBs'') from the PRC. The Department has reviewed shipments of subject merchandise made by Dongguan Nozawa Plastics Products Co., Ltd. and United Power Packaging, Ltd. (collectively, ``Nozawa''), and Rally Plastics Co., Ltd. (``Rally''), during the period August 1, 2005, through July 31, 2006.
Notice of Final Results and Final Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Bar from India
Document Number: E7-17749
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 7, 2007, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar from India. The period of review is February 1, 2005, through January 31, 2006. This review covers sales of stainless steel bar from India with respect to eight producers/ exporters. We provided interested parties with an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results of this review. We have noted the changes made since the preliminary results below in the ``Changes Since the Preliminary Results'' section, below. The final results are listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17748
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-10
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 stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005. We preliminarily find that the net subsidy rate for the producer/exporter under review is de minimis. 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).
Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17746
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-10
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 corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005. For information on the net subsidy for each of the reviewed companies, 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).
Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Canada
Document Number: E7-17705
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Stainless Steel Wire Rod from Sweden: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17703
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a timely request by the petitioners,\1\ the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel wire rod (``SSWR'') from Sweden with respect to Fagersta Stainless AB (``FSAB''). The period of review (``POR'') is September 1, 2005, through August 31, 2006.
Folding Metal Tables and Chairs from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: E7-17702
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 1, 2007, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on folding metal tables and chairs 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.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Trinidad & Tobago: Amended Notice of Court Decision Not In Harmony with Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17701
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 8, 2007, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'') affirmed the final remand results made by the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') pursuant to the CIT's remand of the final results of antidumping duty administrative review of the antidumping order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Trinidad & Tobago. See Mittal Steel Point Lisas Ltd. v. United States, Slip Op. 07-120, (Ct. Int'l Trade) (August 8, 2007). This case arises out of the Department's final results in the administrative review covering the period October 1, 2003, through September 30, 2004. See Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Trinidad and Tobago, 70 FR 69512 (November 16, 2005) (``Final Results''). The judgment in this case was not in harmony with the Department's Final Results. As a result of an inadvertent error, the version of this notice released on Wednesday, August 15, 2007, contained a typographical error to the recalculated margin for these final remand results. This amended notice corrects this error. Because this error was discovered prior to publication in the Federal Register, this amendment is being published in place of the original version released on August 15, 2007.
Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics to Persons Who Cut and Sew Men's and Boys' Worsted Wool Suits, Suit-Type Jackets and Trousers in the United States
Document Number: E7-17548
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department hereby solicits applications from persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who cut and sew men's and boys' worsted wool suits and suit-like jackets and trousers in the United States for an allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric. Interested persons must submit an application on the form provided to the address listed below by October 5, 2007. The Department will cause to be published in the Federal Register its determination to allocate the 2008 tariff rate quotas and will notify applicants of their respective allocation as soon as possible after that date. Promptly thereafter, the Department will issue licenses to eligible applicants.
Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics to Persons Who Weave Such Fabrics in the United States
Document Number: E7-17541
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department hereby solicits applications from persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who weave worsted wool fabrics in the United States for an allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric. Interested persons must submit an application on the form provided to the address listed below by October 5, 2007. The Department will cause to be published in the Federal Register its determination to allocate the 2008 tariff rate quotas and will notify applicants of their respective allocation as soon as possible after that date. Promptly thereafter, the Department will issue licenses to eligible applicants.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From The People's Republic of China: Notice of Partial Rescission of New Shipper Review
Document Number: E7-17518
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 29, 2007, Golden Well International (HK) Ltd. (``Golden Well'') submitted a letter to the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') stating that its sale had been cancelled and withdrawing its request for the new shipper review. Accordingly, we are rescinding the new shipper review with respect to Golden Well.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand; Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17517
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E7-17516
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-05
Agency: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce
North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904 NAFTA Panel Reviews; Completion of Panel Review
Document Number: E7-17506
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Order of the Binational Panel dated July 19, 2007, affirming the final remand determination described above was completed on August 30, 2007.
Honey from Argentina: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17462
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding in part the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on honey from Argentina for the period December 1, 2005, to November 30, 2006 with respect to Mielar S.A. (Mielar)/ Compania Apicola Argentina (CAA).\1\ This partial rescission is based on the withdrawal of the requests for review by the interested parties that requested the review. Additionally, the Department is extending the preliminary results of this administrative review to no later than December 20, 2007.
Initiation of Five-year (“Sunset”) Reviews
Document Number: E7-17455
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-04
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 a five-year (``Sunset Review'') 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 the same orders.
Stainless Steel Bar from Germany: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E7-17440
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
U.S. Electronic Education Fairs for China and India
Document Number: E7-17416
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The deadline for U.S. accredited colleges and universities to sponsor the U.S. Electronic Education Fairs for China and India by purchasing space on the corresponding Internet landing pages has been extended to September 28, 2007.