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

Certain Lined Paper Products from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-23713
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain lined paper products (``CLPP'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') with respect to four producers/exporters for the period April 17, 2006, through August 31, 2007. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value (``NV'') by Shanghai Lian Li Paper Products Co., Ltd. (``Lian Li''). 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 on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the period of review. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. We intend to issue the final results 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'').
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Preliminary Results of the First Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-23704
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
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 lined paper products from India with respect to 20 companies. The respondents which the Department selected for individual examination are Kejriwal Paper Limited (``Kejriwal'') and Ria ImpEx Pvt. Ltd. (``Ria'').\1\ The respondents which were not selected for individual examination are listed in the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice. This is the first administrative review of this order. The period of review (POR) is April 17, 2006, through August 31, 2007.
Antidumping Duty Order: Electrolytic Manganese Dioxide From Australia
Document Number: E8-23603
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on an affirmative final determination by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing the antidumping duty order on electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD) from Australia.
Antidumping Duty Order: Electrolytic Manganese Dioxide From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E8-23600
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on an affirmative final determination by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on electrolytic manganese dioxide (EMD) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Comment Card for E-mail Taglines
Document Number: E8-23560
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Certain Tissue Paper Products from the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Final Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-23588
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 4, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of the second administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain tissue paper products (``tissue paper'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See Certain Tissue Paper Products from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 18497 (April 4, 2008) (``Preliminary Results''). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to the surrogate value for labor for the final results. We find that Max Fortune Industrial Limited and Max Fortune (FETDE) Paper Products Co., Ltd. (collectively, Max Fortune), has not sold subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (``POR''), March 1, 2006, through February 28, 2007.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Intent to Rescind Review in Part
Document Number: E8-23572
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to timely requests from one exporter and the petitioner,\1\ the Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2006, through August 31, 2007.
Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E8-23569
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-06
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 steel wire garment hangers from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On September 29, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Steel Wire Garment Hangers from China (Investigation No. 731-TA-1123 (Final), USITC Publication 4034, (September 2008)
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Notice of Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-23565
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-06
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 certain lined paper products from India for the period February 15, 2006, through December 31, 2006, the period of review (POR).\1\ For information on the net subsidy rate for the reviewed company, Navneet Publications (India) Limited (Navneet), 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.
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), Request for Nominations
Document Number: E8-23525
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) was established pursuant to provisions under Title IV of the Jobs Through Trade Expansion Act, 22. U.S.C. 2151, and under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), reporting directly to the Secretary of Commerce in his capacity as Chairman of the TPCC. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of policies and programs to expand United States exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services and products that comply with United States environmental, safety, and related requirements. Membership in a committee operating under the Federal Advisory Committee Act must be balanced in terms of economic subsector, geographic location, and company size. Committee members serve in a representative capacity, and must be able to generally represent the views and interests of a certain subsector of the U.S. environmental industry. We are seeking senior executive-level company or environmental technologies association candidates. Members of the ETTAC have experience in exporting the full range of environmental technologies products and services including: (1) Air Pollution Control/Monitoring Equipment. (2) Analytic Services. (3) Environmental Energy Sources. (4) Environmental Engineering and Consulting Services. (5) Financial Services. (6) Process and Prevention Technologies. (7) Solid and Hazardous Waste Equipment and Management. (8) Water and Wastewater Equipment and Services. The Secretary of Commerce invites nominations to ETTAC of U.S. citizens who will represent U.S. environmental goods and services companies that trade internationally, or trade associations whose members include U.S. companies that trade internationally. Companies must be at least 51 percent beneficially-owned by U.S. persons. U.S.- based subsidiaries of foreign companies in general do not qualify for representation on the committee. Nominees will be considered based upon their ability to carry out the goals of ETTAC's enabling legislation as further articulated in its charter. ETTAC's Charter is available on the Internet at http:// www.environment.ita.doc.gov. Priority will be given to a balanced representation in terms of point of view represented by various sectors, product lines, firm sizes, and geographic areas. Appointments are made without regard to political affiliation. Nominees must be U.S. citizens, representing U.S. environmental goods and services firms that trade internationally or provide services in direct support of the international trading activities of other entities. Self-nominations are accepted. If you are interested in nominating someone to become a member of ETTAC, please provide the following information (2 pages maximum): (1) Name. (2) Title. (3) Work Phone; Fax; and, E-mail Address. (4) Company or Trade Association Name and Address including Web site Address. (5) Short Bio of nominee including credentials and proof of U.S. citizenship, and a list of citizenships to countries other than the U.S. (6) Brief description of the company or trade association and its business activities; company size (number of employees and annual sales); and export markets served. Please, do not send company or trade association brochures or any other information. This information may be e-mailed to marc.lemmond@mail.doc.gov or faxed to the attention of Marc Lemmond at 202-482-5665, and must be received before the deadline. Nominees selected to ETTAC will be notified. Deadline: This request will be open until October 24, from the date of publication in the Federal Register.
Polyvinyl Alcohol From Japan, the Republic of Korea, and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: E8-23455
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 5, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from Japan, the Republic of Korea (Korea), and the People's Republic of China (PRC) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The Department has conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews for these orders pursuant to 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(C)(2). As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: E8-23396
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is currently conducting a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period February 1, 2007, through February 29, 2008. We preliminarily determine that the sale made by Zhangzhou Golden Banyan Foodstuffs Industrial Co., Ltd. (Golden Banyan), was not made below normal value (NV). 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 on entries of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR) for any importer-specific assessment rates that are above de minimis.
Dynamic Random Access Memory Semiconductors From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Order
Document Number: E8-23394
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published in the Federal Register the notice of initiation of the five-year sunset review of the countervailing duty order on dynamic random access memory semiconductors (``DRAMS'') from the Republic of Korea (``ROK''), pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). Because the domestic interested party did not file a substantive response by the applicable deadline and has withdrawn its notice of intent to participate in this sunset review, the Department is revoking this countervailing duty order.
Suspension of Antidumping Investigation: Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon Steel Plate From Ukraine
Document Number: E8-23393
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has revised the agreement suspending the antidumping duty investigation involving certain cut-to-length carbon steel plate (``CTL plate'') from Ukraine. The basis for this action is an agreement between the Department and Ukrainian CTL plate producers accounting for substantially all imports of CTL plate from Ukraine, wherein each signatory producer/exporter individually agrees to make any necessary price revisions to eliminate completely any amount by which the normal value (NV) of this merchandise exceeds the U.S. price of its merchandise subject to the Agreement.
Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E8-23284
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 13, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value (``LTFV'') in the antidumping investigation of lightweight thermal paper (``LWTP'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is January 1, 2007, to June 30, 2007. We invited interested parties to comment on our preliminary determination of sales at LTFV. Based on our analysis of the comments we received, we have made changes to our calculations for the mandatory respondents. The final dumping margins for this investigation are listed in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section below.
Certain Color Television Receivers From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-23272
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from petitioner Five Rivers Electronic Innovations, LLC, (``Five Rivers'' or ``petitioner''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain color television receivers (``CTVs'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 73 FR 44220 (July 30, 2008). This administrative review covers the June 1, 2007, through May 31, 2008 period of review (``POR''). Due to the withdrawal of the request for the administrative review by Five Rivers for all companies for which it requested a review, we are now rescinding this review, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1).
Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: E8-23271
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has determined that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of lightweight thermal paper (``LWTP'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). For information on the estimated countervailing duty rates, please see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section, below.
Lightweight Thermal Paper from Germany: Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E8-23270
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has determined that imports of lightweight thermal paper (LWTP) from Germany are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LFTV), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The final estimated margins of sales at LTFV are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination Margins.''
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-23269
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 16, 2008, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) sustained the Department of Commerce's (the Department's) results of redetermination pursuant to the CIT's remand in Gerber Food (Yunnan) Co., Ltd. and Green Fresh (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. v. United States, Slip Op. 07-85 (May 24, 2007) (Gerber v. United States II). See Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Remand, dated September 18, 2007 (found at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/remands); and Gerber Food (Yunnan) Co., Ltd. and Green Fresh (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. v. United States, Slip Op. 08-97 (September 16, 2008) (Gerber v. United States III). Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (Timken), the Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) of February 1, 2001, through January 31, 2002. See Notice of Final Results and Partial Rescission of the New Shipper Review and Final Results and Partial Rescission of the Third Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China, 68 FR 41304 (July 11, 2003) (Final Results).
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: E8-23267
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received two requests for new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See Notice of Antidumping Duty order: Certain Preserved Mushrooms from the People's Republic of China, 64 FR 8310 (February 19, 1999). In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Tariff Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(d) (2008), we are initiating antidumping duty new shipper reviews of Zhejiang Iceman Group Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang Iceman) and Zhangzhou Gangchang Foods Co., Ltd. (Zhangzhou Gangchang). The period of review (POR) of these new shipper reviews is February 1, 2008, through July 31, 2008.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Comment Card for E-mail Taglines
Document Number: E8-23191
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: E8-23161
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-01
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 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.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: E8-23150
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has determined that two requests for new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, received on August 8, 2008, and August 26, 2008, meet the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') of these two new shipper reviews is August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008.