International Trade Administration March 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revised European Port Infrastructure and Security Trade Mission to Germany, Belgium and Italy, May 4-8, 2009
Document Number: E9-5294
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E9-5237
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has determined that 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid (``HEDP'') 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 final dumping margins for this investigation are listed in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section of this notice.
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from India: Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E9-5231
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) has determined that 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from India is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less- than-fair-value (LTFV), as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod From Trinidad and Tobago: Amended Final Results Pursuant to a Court Decision
Document Number: E9-5114
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 3, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (``CAFC'') affirmed the Department of Commerce's (``Department'') final results of redetermination pursuant to the Department's voluntary remand, wherein the Department calculated credit expenses from the date of invoice, rather than the date of shipment for Mittal Steel Point Lisas Ltd. (``Mittal'').\1\ The Court also affirmed the Department's classification of Mittal's composite wire rod as non- prime merchandise. The period of review (``POR'') is October 1, 2003, through September 30, 2004. The Department is amending the final results of the second administrative review of carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod (``wire rod'') from Trinidad and Tobago to reflect the U.S. Court of International Trade's (``CIT'') decision.
Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order.
Document Number: E9-5086
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 3, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate, and an adequate substantive response from 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.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4924
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-09
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 frozen warmwater shrimp from Thailand with respect to 136 companies. The two respondents which the Department selected for individual examination are Andaman Seafood Co., Ltd. (Andaman), Wales & Co. Universe Limited, Chanthaburi Frozen Food Co., Ltd. (CFF), Chanthaburi Seafoods Co., Ltd. (CSF), Phattana Seafood Co., Ltd. (PTN), Phattana Frozen Food Co., Ltd. (PFF), Thailand Fishery Cold Storage Public Co., Ltd. (TFC), Thai International Seafoods Co., Ltd. (TIS), and Sea Wealth Frozen Food Co., Ltd. (Sea Wealth) (collectively, the Rubicon Group), and Pakfood Public Company Limited and its affiliates, Asia Pacific (Thailand) Company, Limited and Takzin Samut Company, Limited (collectively, Pakfood). The respondents which were not selected for individual examination are listed in the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice. This is the third administrative review of this order. The review covers the period February 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. We preliminarily determine that sales were made by Pakfood and the Rubicon Group below normal value (NV). In addition, based on the preliminary results for the respondents selected for individual examination, we have preliminarily determined a weighted- average margin for those companies that were not individually examined. 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. Interested parties are invited to comment on the preliminary results.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4920
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-09
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 frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India with respect to 170 companies.\1\ The respondents which the Department selected for individual review are Devi Sea Foods Limited (Devi) and Falcon Marine Exports Limited (Falcon). The respondents which were not selected for individual review are listed in the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice. This is the third administrative review of this order. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Ecuador: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4916
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-09
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 frozen warmwater shrimp from Ecuador with respect to 81 companies. The respondents which the Department selected for individual examination are Promarisco, S.A. (Promarisco) and Sociedad Nacional de Galapagos, S.A. (Songa). The respondents which were not selected for individual examination are listed in the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice. This is the third administrative review of this order. The period of review (POR) covers February 1, 2007, through August 14, 2007. We preliminarily determine that sales made to the United States by Promarisco and Songa have been made below normal value (NV). In addition, based on the preliminary results for the respondents selected for individual examination, we have determined a preliminary weighted- average margin for those companies that were not individually examined. 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. Interested parties are invited to comment on the preliminary results.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results, Preliminary Partial Rescission and Request for Revocation, In Part, of the Third Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4911
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-09
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 frozen warmwater shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''), covering the period of review (``POR'') of February 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. As discussed below, we preliminarily determine that sales have been made 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.
Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon Quality Steel Products From Japan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4908
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-09
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 hot- rolled flat-rolled carbon quality steel products (hot-rolled steel) from Japan. The United States Steel Corporation (Petitioner) requested administrative reviews of JFE Steel Corporation (JFE), Nippon Steel Corporation (Nippon), and Kobe Steel, Ltd. (Kobe). This review covers exports of subject merchandise to the United States during the period June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008. We preliminarily determine that, in accordance with sections 776(a) and (b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), adverse facts available (AFA) should be applied to JFE, Nippon, and Kobe for not cooperating with the Department in this administrative review. The antidumping margins assigned to these companies are listed in the Preliminary Results of Review section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4907
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-09
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 stainless steel bar from Brazil. This review covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, Villares Metals S.A. (VMSA). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. The Department has preliminarily determined that VMSA made U.S. sales at prices less than normal value. If these 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. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results of review. We intend to issue the final results of review no later than 120 days from the publication date of this notice.
Third Administrative Review of Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4900
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (``shrimp'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period of review (``POR'') of February 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. As discussed below, we preliminarily determine that certain respondents in this 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 importer-specific assessment rates are above de minimis.
Stainless Steel Bar From India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4798
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar from India. The period of review is February 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. This review covers imports of stainless steel bar from one producer/ exporter: Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd. We preliminarily find that sales of the subject merchandise have been made below normal value. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to assess antidumping duties on appropriate entries. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. We will issue the final results no later than 120 days from the date of publication of this notice.
Office of Insular Affairs; Allocation of Duty Exemptions for Calendar Year 2009 for Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands
Document Number: E9-4744
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Department of the Interior
This action allocates calendar year 2009 duty exemptions for watch assembly producers (``program producers'') located in the United States Virgin Islands (``USVI'') pursuant to Public Law 97-446, as amended by Public Law 103-465, Public Law 106-36 and Public Law 108-429 (``the Act'').
Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: E9-4612
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
We preliminarily determine that certain kitchen appliance shelving and racks 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 (``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.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results of the January 1, 2007, through July 31, 2007, New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: E9-4626
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 31, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published in the Federal Register the final results of the fourth new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Fourth New Shipper Reviews, 73 FR 64916 (October 31, 2008) (``Final Results'') and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum. The period of review is January 1, 2007, through July 31, 2007. We are amending our Final Results to correct ministerial errors made in the calculation of the antidumping duty margin for Dongguan Mu Si Furniture Co., Ltd. (``Mu Si''), pursuant to section 751(h) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act'').
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E9-4468
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: E9-4412
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Export Trading Company Affairs (``ETCA''), International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). A notice summarizing the proposed amendment was published in the Federal Register on December 15, 2008 (73 FR 75999), requesting comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be issued. The Federal Register notice published on December 15, 2008, contained errors. This correction notice supersedes the notice dated December 15, 2008.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from Mexico; Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-4343
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Due to the fact that the Department of Commerce (the Department) requires additional information from the respondent, ThyssenKrupp Mexinox S.A. de C.V. and Mexinox USA, Inc. (collectively, Mexinox), in order to complete our analysis, the Department finds that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary results of this review within the original time frame. Accordingly, the Department is extending fully the time limit for completion of the preliminary results of this administrative review until no later than July 31, 2009, which is 365 days from the last day of the anniversary month.