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

Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from Mexico: Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-18217
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Quimica Amtex S.A. de C.V. (Amtex), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from Mexico. The review covers exports of the subject merchandise to the United States produced and exported by Amtex and the period of review (POR) is July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. We preliminarily find that Amtex made sales at less than normal value (NV) during the POR. 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 antidumping duties based on differences between the export price (EP) or constructed export price (CEP) and NV. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. Parties who submit arguments in this proceeding are requested to submit with the arguments: (1) a statement of the issues, (2) a brief summary of the arguments (no longer than five pages, including footnotes) and (3) a table of authorities.
Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Laminated Woven Sacks From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E8-18196
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC''), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on laminated woven sacks from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On July 30, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Laminated Woven Sacks from China, Investigation No. 731-TA-1122 (Final), USITC Publication 4025 (July 2008).
Laminated Woven Sacks From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: E8-18195
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on an affirmative final determination by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is issuing a countervailing duty order on Laminated Woven Sacks (LWS) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). On July 30, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry and its negative determination of critical circumstances. See Laminated Woven Sacks from the People's Republic of China, USITC Pub. 4025, Inv. Nos. 701-TA-450 (Final) (July 2008).
Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Uncovered Innerspring Units from South Africa
Document Number: E8-18033
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
We preliminarily determine that imports of uncovered innerspring units from South Africa are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value, as provided in section 733 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. We intend to make our final determination within 75 days of the date of publication of this preliminary determination pursuant to section 735 of the Act.
Uncovered Innerspring Units from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E8-18032
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
We preliminarily determine that uncovered innerspring units (``innersprings'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') are being, or are 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 intend to make our final determination within 75 days after the date of this preliminary determination pursuant to section 735 of the Act.
Uncovered Innerspring Units from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E8-18031
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
We preliminarily determine that uncovered innerspring units (``innersprings'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') are being, or are 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.
Certain Pasta from Italy: Preliminary Results of the 11th (2006) Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-18030
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Italy for the period January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2006. We preliminarily find that De Matteis Agroalimentare S.p.A. (``De Matteis''), Pastificio Lucio Garofalo S.p.A. (``Garofalo''), and F.lli De Cecco di Filippo Fara San Martino S.p.A. (``De Cecco'') received countervailable subsidies, and that Pastificio Felicetti SrL (``Felicetti'') did not receive any countervailable subsidies. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section, below. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. See the ``Public Comment'' section of this notice.
Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from Sweden: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-18029
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from Sweden, in response to timely received requests for review, submitted by CP Kelco AB (respondent), and the Aqualon Company, a division of Hercules Incorporated (Aqualon), a U.S. manufacturer of CMC (petitioner). This review covers the period July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. We preliminarily determine that U.S. sales of subject merchandise have been made by CP Kelco AB (CP Kelco) below normal value (NV). If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties based on the difference between the export price (EP) or constructed export price (CEP) and the NV. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip from India: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-18028
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to timely requests for review by respondents, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephtalate film, sheet and strip (PET Film) from India for the period of review (POR) July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. The review covers one respondent, Jindal Poly Film, Ltd. (Jindal). The Department preliminarily determines that Jindal did not make sales at less than normal value (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 liquidate entries during the POR without regard to antidumping duties. The preliminary results are listed below in the section titled ``Preliminary Results of Review.''
Canned Pineapple Fruit from Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-18027
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a timely request, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on canned pineapple fruit (CPF) from Thailand for the period of review (POR) July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. The review covers one respondent, Vita Food Factory (1989) Ltd. (Vita). The Department preliminarily determines that Vita made sales to the United States at less than normal value (NV). 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 Vita's merchandise during the POR. The preliminary results are listed below in the section titled ``Preliminary Results of Review.''
Certain Pasta From Italy: Notice of Preliminary Results of Eleventh Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-18026
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests by interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta (``pasta'') from Italy for the period of review (``POR'') July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. This review covers four producers/exporters of subject merchandise. We preliminarily determine that during the POR, respondents sold subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV''). 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. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From Mexico; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-17987
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from respondent ThyssenKrupp Mexinox S.A. de C.V. (Mexinox S.A.) and Mexinox USA, Inc. (Mexinox USA) (collectively, Mexinox) and petitioners,\1\ the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel sheet and strip in coils (S4 in coils) from Mexico. This administrative review covers imports of subject merchandise from Mexinox S.A. during the period July 1, 2006, to June 30, 2007.
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: E8-18016
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty order on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube (LWRP) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). On July 28, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from China, USITC Pub. 4024, Investigation Nos. 701-TA-449 and 731-TA-1118 (Final) (July 2008).
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico, the People's Republic of China, and the Republic of Korea: Antidumping Duty Orders; Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E8-18013
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the Commission), the Department is issuing antidumping duty orders on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from Mexico, the People's Republic of China (the PRC), and the Republic of Korea (Korea). On July 28, 2008, the Commission notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry and its negative determination of critical circumstances. See Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from China, Korea and Mexico (Investigation Nos. 731-TA- 1118-1120 (Final), USITC Publication 4024, July 2008).
Certain Preserved Mushrooms from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of the Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: E8-17969
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 23, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for Dujiangyan Xingda Foodstuff Co., Ltd. (``Xingda''). See Certain Preserved Mushrooms from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review, 73 FR 30054 (May 23, 2008) (``Preliminary Results''). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, but we did not receive any comments. Therefore, we made no changes to the dumping margin calculations for these final results.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from Taiwan: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Rescission in Part of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-17935
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel sheet and strip in coils (SSSSC) from Taiwan with respect to three companies. Only one respondent, Chia Far Industrial Factory Co., Ltd. (Chia Far), is participating in this review. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. We preliminarily determine that Chia Far made sales below normal value (NV). If the preliminary results are adopted in our final results of this administrative review, 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 the preliminary results.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates from Spain: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: E8-17816
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Inquide Flix S.A. (Inquide), on February 13, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register a notice announcing the initiation of a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates from Spain, covering the period June 1, 2007, through November 30, 2007. On July 22, 2008, Inquide withdrew its request for a new shipper review and, therefore, we are rescinding this review.
Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain Individually Quick Frozen Red Raspberries from Chile
Document Number: E8-17810
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain individually quick frozen (IQF) red raspberries from Chile. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. This review covers sales of IQF red raspberries by producer/exporter Sociedad Agroindustrial Valle Frio Ltda. We preliminarily find that, during the POR, sales of IQF red raspberries were not made below normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. We will issue the final results not later than 120 days from the date of publication of this notice.
Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E8-17805
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: E8-17798
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 21, 2008, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Redberri Global Corporation (``Redberri''). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted.
Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E8-17714
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC''), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on certain steel nails from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On July 21, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Certain Steel Nails from China, Investigation No. 731-TA-1114 (Final), USITC Publication 4022 (July 2008).
Certain Forged Stainless Steel Flanges from India; Preliminary Intent to Rescind Administrative Review and Rescission in Part
Document Number: E8-17711
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain forged stainless steel flanges (stainless steel flanges) from India manufactured by Pradeep Metals Limited (Pradeep), Echjay Forgings Pvt., Ltd. (Echjay) and Hotmetal Forge (India) Pvt, Ltd. (Hotmetal). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. We preliminarily determine that Pradeep had no bona fide U.S. sales during the period of review (POR), and therefore, we intend to rescind the review. We are also rescinding the review with respect to Echjay and Hotmetal because they both withdrew their requests for the review, and no other party requested a review of these companies. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary intent to rescind with respect to Pradeep. Parties who submit argument in these proceedings are requested to submit with the argument: (1) a statement of the issues; and (2) a brief summary of the argument.
Initiation of Five-year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: E8-17709
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
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 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.
Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E8-17702
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration