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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
Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-17585
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 3, 2007, the Department published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on carbazole violet pigment 23 from India. On December 31, 2007, Nation Ford Chemical Company and Sun Chemical Corporation, the petitioners, requested that the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) conduct an administrative review of two manufacturer/ exporters of subject merchandise, Alpanil Industries Limited (Alpanil) and Pidilite Industries Limited (Pidilite). The petitioners were the only party to request this administrative review. The review was initiated on January 28, 2008. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 73 FR 4829 (January 28, 2008). The period of review (POR) is from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006. Petitioners withdrew their request for administrative review on April 25, 2008.
North American Free-Trade Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review.
Document Number: E8-17534
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 23, 2008, Productos Laminados de Monterrey S.A. de C.V. and Prolamsa, Inc. (collectively, ``Prolamsa'') filed a First Request for Panel Review with the United States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel review was requested of the Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value made by the International Trade Administration respecting Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From Mexico. The determination was published in the Federal Register (73 FR 35649) on June 24, 2008. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number USA-MEX-2008-1904-03 to this request.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: E8-17486
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 4, 2007, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping duty (``AD'') orders on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (``wire rod'') from Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine; and the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on wire rod from Brazil. See Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 72 FR 50659 (September 4, 2007). As a result of the determinations by the Department and the U.S. International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the AD orders on wire rod from Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine, and the CVD order on wire rod from Brazil would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of these AD and CVD orders.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, Request for Revocation in Part, and Deferral of Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-17485
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with June anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews. The Department also received a request to revoke one antidumping duty order in part and to defer the initiation of an administrative review for another antidumping duty order.
Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order on Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Canada
Document Number: E8-17481
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 4, 2007, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated the sunset review of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (``wire rod'') from Canada. See Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 72 FR 50659 (September 4, 2007). Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the U.S. International Trade Commission (``ITC'') determined that revocation of the existing AD order on wire rod from Canada would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See ITC Final Determination: Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, Mexico, Moldova, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine, 73 FR 41116 (July 17, 2008) (``ITC Wire Rod Final Determination''). Therefore, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(1)(iii), the Department is revoking the AD order on wire rod from Canada.
Hand Trucks and Certain Parts Thereof from the People's Republic of China; Final Results of 2005-2006 Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-17252
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published its preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hand trucks and certain parts thereof (``hand trucks'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') on January 14, 2008. The period of review (``POR'') is December 1, 2005, through November 30, 2006. We invited interested parties to comment on our preliminary results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to our preliminary results. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. The final dumping margin for this review is listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Rescission of New Shipper Review
Document Number: E8-17234
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting new shipper reviews (``NSRs'') of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') that cover the period of review (``POR'') of August 1, 2006, through July 31, 2007. See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 68 FR 47909 (August 12, 2003) (``Order''). On September 26, 2007, the Department initiated a new shipper review for Southern Fishery Industries Co., Ltd. (``South Vina''). See Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews, 72 FR 15653 (October 9, 2007). We preliminarily determine that South Vina's sales to the United States were made on a non-bona fide basis. Therefore, we have preliminarily rescinded the review with regard to South Vina. 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 as listed below.
Brake Rotors from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: E8-17099
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on brake rotors from the People's Republic of China (PRC) with respect to Longkou Zhongkai Automobile Parts Co., Ltd. (Longkou Zhongkai), an exporter of the subject merchandise from the PRC. The period of review (POR) covers April 1, 2007, through March 31, 2008. This order was revoked as a result of a sunset proceeding and the effective date of revocation is prior to the date of the U.S. entry made by Longkou Zhongkai, the subject of this new shipper review.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for Insular Watch and Jewelry Program Benefits
Document Number: E8-17066
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-25
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.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: E8-17026
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-25
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 Global Trade International LLC (``GTI''). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-16999
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China for the period February 1, 2007 to January 31, 2008.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-16855
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, Internatioal Trade Administration, International Trade Administration
Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E8-16767
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (``CWP'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On July 15, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from China, Investigation Nos. 701-TA-447 and 731-TA-1116 (Final), USITC Publication 4019 (July 2008).
Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E8-16763
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Notice of Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: E8-16753
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-22
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 circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (CWP) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). On July 15, 2008, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe from China, USITC Pub. 4019, Investigation Nos. 701-TA-447 and 731-TA-1116 (Final) (July 2008).
Honey from the People’s Republic of China: Final Results and Rescission, In Part, of Aligned Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Review
Document Number: E8-16624
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 16, 2008, the Department published the preliminary results of the aligned fifth administrative review and tenth new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on honey from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See Honey from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 2890 (January 16, 2008) (``Preliminary Results''). These aligned reviews cover seven exporters or producer/ exporters: (1) Dongtai Peak Honey Industry Co, Ltd. (``Dongtai Peak'') (2) Zhejiang Native Produce & Animal By-Products I/E Group Corporation (``Zhejiang Native''); (3) Wuhu Qinshi Tangye Co., Ltd. (``Wuhu Qinshi''); (4) Jiangsu Light Industry Products Imp & Exp (Group) Corp. (``Jiangsu Light''); (5) Qinhuangdao Municipal Dafeng Industrial Co., Ltd. (``QMD''); (6) Inner Mongolia Altin Bee-Keeping (``IMA''), and (7) QHD Sanhai Honey Co., Ltd. (``QHD Sanhai''). For these final results, the Department finds that Wuhu Qinshi, Jiangsu Light, QMD, and IMA failed to cooperate by not acting to the best of their ability to comply with the Department's request for information and, as a result, have been assigned a rate based on adverse facts available (``AFA''). The Department has assigned Dongtai Peak and Zhejiang Native a separate rate for non-selected entities based on the calculation proposed by the Department.\1\ Finally, after reexamining the bona fides of QHD Sanhai's single sale, the Department finds that sale is not a bona fide transaction; therefore, for these final results, the Department has rescinded the review with respect to QHD Sanhai. The period of review (``POR'') is December 1, 2005, through November 30, 2006. See ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Manufacturing and Services' Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative; Update
Document Number: E8-16524
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration's Manufacturing & Services Unit is planning a new project as part of its Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative, to be known as ``SMART,'' which through a series of regional tours across the United States will showcase sustainable manufacturing practices. SMART (``Sustainable Manufacturing's American Regional Tours'') will travel to a number of cities and regions in order to demonstrate the feasibility and viability of sustainable manufacturing practices for U.S. firms.
Certain Forged Stainless Steel Flanges from India; Final Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: E8-16497
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 6, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary intent to rescind the new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain forged stainless steel flanges (stainless steel flanges) from India manufactured by Hotmetal Forge (India) Pvt., Ltd. (Hotmetal) covering the period February 1, 2007, through July 31, 2007. See Certain Forged Stainless Steel Flanges from India; Preliminary Intent to Rescind New Shipper Review, 73 FR 32291 (June 6, 2008) (Preliminary Intent). As we received no comments or new information after the publication of the Preliminary Intent, we have made no changes to our preliminary decision to rescind the new shipper review.
Lawn and Garden Steel Fence Posts from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: E8-16495
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 2, 2007, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on lawn and garden steel fence posts (``fence posts'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). Because the domestic interested parties did not participate in the sunset review, the Department is revoking the antidumping duty order.
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-16376
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting the twentieth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished (``TRBs''), from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period June 1, 2006, through May 31, 2007. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value. 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 which the importer-specific assessment rates are above de minimis. 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.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: E8-16285
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce has issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate'') to the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (``WMMA'') on July 9, 2008. WMMA's application to amend its Certificate was announced in the Federal Register on April 21, 2008 (73 FR 21316). The original Certificate No. 88-00016 was issued to WMMA on February 3, 1989, and announced in the Federal Register on February 9, 1989 (54 FR 6312). The most recent amendment, No. 88-9A016, was issued to WMMA on August 8, 2005, and announced in the Federal Register on August 12, 2005 (70 FR 47178).
The Manufacturing Council: Meeting
Document Number: E8-16284
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Manufacturing Council will hold a meeting to discuss the Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative and the Manufacturing 2040 project.
Silicon Metal from the Russian Federation: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: E8-16316
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) that revocation of the antidumping duty order on silicon metal from the Russian Federation (Russia), would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation for this antidumping duty order.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Motion To Terminate Panel Review
Document Number: E8-16186
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Notice of Motion to Terminate the Panel Review by the case participants, the panel review is terminated as of July 9, 2008. A panel was appointed to this panel review and has been dismissed pursuant to Rule 71(2) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Review, effective July 9, 2008.
Mission Statement; Aerospace Supplier Development Mission to China; October 26-November 4, 2008
Document Number: E8-15838
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Mission Statement; Manufacturing and Technology Trade Mission to Australia; November 17-21, 2008
Document Number: E8-15837
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain New Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires from the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Partial Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: E8-16156
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 20, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value (``LTFV'') in the antidumping investigation of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (``OTR tires'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of investigation (``POI'') is October 1, 2006, to March 31, 2007. We invited interested parties to comment on our preliminary determination of sales at LTFV and the post-preliminary determinations. Based on our analysis of the comments we received, we have made changes to our calculations for the mandatory respondents. We determine that OTR tires from the PRC are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at LTFV as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section of this notice.
Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Negative Determination of Critical Circumstances
Document Number: E8-16154
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has reached a final determination that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (OTR tires) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). For information on the final subsidy rates, see the ``Final Determination'' section of this notice.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Malaysia: Notice of Rescission of Administrative Review
Document Number: E8-16153
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-15
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 now rescinding this administrative review in its entirety.