International Trade Administration May 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof from Germany: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed-Circumstances Review
Document Number: E8-10161
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 11, 2008, pursuant to section 751(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.216 and 351.221(c)(3), the Department of Commerce initiated a changed- circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on ball bearings and parts thereof from Germany with respect to myonic GmbH. See Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed-Circumstances Review: Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof from Germany, 73 FR 12953 (March 11, 2008) (myonic Initiation). After reviewing information on the record, we have preliminarily concluded that myonic GmbH is the successor-in-interest to Miniaturkugellager Gesellschaft mit beschr[auml]nkter Haftung and, as a result, should be accorded the same treatment previously accorded Miniaturkugellager Gesellschaft mit beschr[auml]nkter Haftung with regard to the antidumping duty order on ball bearings and parts thereof from Germany. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews and Intent to Rescind Reviews in Part
Document Number: E8-10078
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting administrative reviews of the antidumping duty orders on ball bearings and parts thereof (ball bearings) from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The reviews cover 27 manufacturers/exporters. The period of review is May 1, 2006, through April 30, 2007. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value by companies subject to these reviews. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of administrative reviews, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. Parties who submit comments in these reviews are requested to submit with each argument (1) a statement of the issue and (2) a brief summary of the argument.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Malaysia: Notice of Partial Rescission of the Administrative Review and Intent to Rescind the Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-9992
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests by interested parties, the Department of Commerce (Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Malaysia with respect to three producers/exporters of the subject merchandise. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2006, through July 31, 2007. The Department is rescinding this administrative review in part with respect to one company. In addition, the Department has preliminarily determined that there were no entries of subject merchandise from the two remaining companies during the POR to review and, therefore, intends to rescind the administrative review in its entirety. Interested parties are invited to comment on this intent to rescind the administrative review.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-9990
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates (``chlorinated isos'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') for this administrative review is June 1, 2006, through May 31, 2007. This administrative review covers two producers/exporters of the subject merchandise. We preliminarily determine that both respondents in this administrative review made sales in the United States at prices below normal value (``NV''). If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on entries of subject merchandise during the POR for which the importer-specific assessment rates are above de minimis. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. Parties who submit comments are requested to submit with each argument a statement of the issue and a brief summary of the argument. We intend to issue the final results of this review no later than 120 days from the date of publication of this notice, pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act'').
Ferrovanadium from South Africa: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-9988
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board: Meeting of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
Document Number: 08-1212
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board) will hold a meeting to discuss topics related to the travel and tourism industry. The Board was re-chartered on September 21, 2007, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the travel and tourism industry.
Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-9889
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to timely requests, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2006, through March 31, 2007. The review covers two respondents, PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation (AVISMA) and Solikamsk Magnesium Works (SMW). The Department preliminarily determines that AVISMA and SMW made sales to the United States at less than normal value. 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 entries of AVISMA's and SMW's merchandise during the POR. The preliminary results are listed below in the section titled ``Preliminary Results of Review.''
Certain Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Turkey; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Notice of Intent to Revoke in Part
Document Number: E8-9887
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order certain steel concrete reinforcing bars (rebar) from Turkey with respect to four\1\ companies. The respondents which the Department selected for individual review are Ekinciler Demir ve Celik Sanayi A.S. and Ekinciler Dis Ticaret A.S. (collectively ``Ekinciler''); and Habas Sinai ve Tibbi Gazlar Istihsal Endustrisi A.S. (Habas). The respondents which were not selected for individual review are listed in the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice. The review covers the period April 1, 2006, through March 31, 2007.
Certain Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Turkey; Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: E8-9851
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 1, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel concrete reinforcing bars (rebar) from Turkey pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The Department conducted an expedited (120-day) sunset review of this order. As a result of this 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.
Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Brazil
Document Number: E8-9846
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET film) from Brazil is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), as provided in section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Tariff Act). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. Accordingly, we will make our final determination not later than 75 days after the signature date of the preliminary determination, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.210.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E8-9845
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
We preliminarily determine that polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (``PET Film'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. We will make our final determination 75 days after the date of publication of this preliminary determination, pursuant to section 735(a) of the Act.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from the United Arab Emirates: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: E8-9844
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip (PET Film) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), as provided in section 733 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. Pursuant to a request from an interested party, we are postponing our final determination to not later than 135 days after publication of the preliminary determination.
Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Not Less Than Fair Value: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Thailand
Document Number: E8-9840
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from Thailand is not being, nor likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), as provided in section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Honey from Argentina: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Determination Not to Revoke in Part
Document Number: E8-9729
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 28, 2007, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published its preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on honey from Argentina. See Honey from Argentina: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Intent Not to Revoke in Part, 72 FR 73758 (December 28, 2007) (Preliminary Results). This administrative review covers five firms, two of which were selected as mandatory respondents, Asociacion de Cooperativas Argentinas (ACA) and Seylinco, S.A. (Seylinco). Based on our analysis of comments received, the margins for the final results do not differ from the preliminary results. See Preliminary Results.
Exporters' Textile Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting Postponement
Document Number: E8-9723
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Initiation of Five-year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: E8-9710
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-02
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 review (``Sunset Review'') of the antidumping duty order 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 order.
Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the 12th New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: E8-9597
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting new shipper reviews (``NSRs'') of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') that cover the period of review (``POR'') of November 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007. See Antidumping Duty Order: Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China, 59 FR 59209 (November 16, 1994) (``Order''). On June 29, 2007, the Department initiated semi-annual new shipper reviews for Shandong Chenhe International Trading Co., Ltd. (``Chenhe''), Qingdao Tiantaixing Foods Co., Ltd. (``QTF''), Hebei Golden Bird Trading Co., Ltd. (``Golden Bird''), Jining Yongjia Trade Co., Ltd. (``Yongjia'') and Shenzhen Greening Trading Co., Ltd. (``Greening''). See Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews, 72 FR 38057 (July 12, 2007) (``Initiation of NSRs''). We preliminarily determine that Golden Bird, Greening, QTF and Yongjia have made sales in the United States at less than normal value (``NV''). We also preliminarily determine that Chenhe has not made sales in the United States at less than NV. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on entries of subject merchandise during the POR for which the importer-specific assessment rates are above de minimis.
University of Southern California; Notice of Decision on Application for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscope
Document Number: E8-9447
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration