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

Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Partial Rescission of the Fifth Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-9999
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-30
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 fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''). 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 30, 2008, the Department initiated an antidumping duty administrative review on certain frozen fish fillets from Vietnam. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 73 FR 56795 (September 30, 2008). The Department initiated this review with respect to 18 companies. The period of review is August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008. The preliminary results of this administrative review are currently due no later than May 3, 2009. On October 30, 2008, Vinh Quang Fisheries Corporation withdrew its request for review. On December 22, 2008, Anvifish Co., Ltd. (``Anvifish'') withdrew its request for a review. On October 17, 2008, Petitioners \1\ withdrew their request for review with respect to 12 companies, including Vinh Quang Fisheries Corporation. Following Anvifish's withdrawal, on December 23, 2008, Petitioners withdrew their request for review with respect to Anvifish.
Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: E9-9998
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has received information sufficient to warrant initiation of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). Based upon a request filed by Hebei Foreign Trade and Advertising Corporation (``Hebei Foreign''), the Department is initiating a changed circumstances review to determine whether Hebei Shenglun Advertising and Exhibit Corporation (``Hebei Shenglun'') is the successor-in-interest to Hebei Foreign, a separate-rate respondent in the original investigation and first administrative review.
Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin From Italy: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-10000
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 31, 2009, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on granular polytetrafluoroethylene resin (``PTFE'') from Italy, covering the period August 1, 2006, through July 31, 2007. See Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin From Italy: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 14519 (March 31, 2009) (``Final Results''). We are amending the Final Results to correct ministerial errors in the calculation of the weighted average margin and the assessment rate applicable to entries by the respondent to this proceeding, Solvay Solexis S.p.A. and Solvay Solexis, Inc. (collectively, ``Solvay''), pursuant to section 751(h) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), and 19 CFR 351.224(e).
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from Thailand: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: E9-9815
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is extending the time limit for the final results of the changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot- rolled carbon steel flat products (``hot-rolled steel'') from Thailand. The period of review is July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. This extension is made pursuant to 19 CFR 351.216(e) and 19 CFR 351.302(b).
Implementation of the Findings of the WTO Dispute Settlement Panel and Appellate Body in United States - Final Anti-Dumping Measures on Stainless Steel from Mexico: Notice of Determination Under Section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act
Document Number: E9-9809
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 31, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the Department) issued a determination regarding the dumping margin calculation in the less-than-fair-value investigation of stainless steel sheet and strip in coils (stainless steel) from Mexico challenged by Mexico before the World Trade Organization (WTO). On April 23, 2009, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) instructed the Department to implement in whole this determination under section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA). The Department is now implementing this determination.
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from India and the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: E9-9679
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-28
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 1- Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid (HEDP) from India and the People's Republic of China (PRC). On April 17, 2009, the Commission notified the Department of its affirmative determination of threat of material injury to a U.S. industry. See 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1- Diphosphonic Acid from China and India (Investigation Nos. 731-TA-1146 and 731-TA-1147 (Final), USITC Publication 4072, April 2009).
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Amended Final Results of the Fourteenth Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-9676
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 16, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published its final results of the fourteenth administrative review for certain corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period from August 1, 2006, through July 31, 2007. We are amending our final results to correct ministerial errors made in the calculation of the dumping margins for Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd., (Dongbu), Hyundai HYSCO (HYSCO), and Pohang Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (POSCO) and Pohang Coated Steel Co., Ltd. (POCOS) (collectively, the POSCO), pursuant to section 751(h) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).
Antidumping Duty Order: Frontseating Service Valves from the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E9-9660
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-28
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 frontseating service valves (``FSVs'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').
Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof From France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews and Intent To Revoke Order In Part
Document Number: E9-9588
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-27
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 from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The reviews cover 15 manufacturers/exporters. The period of review is May 1, 2007, through April 30, 2008. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value by certain 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.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part
Document Number: E9-9587
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with March anniversary dates. We received a timely request to revoke one antidumping duty order in part. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-9553
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 19, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cut-to-length carbon- quality steel plate products (steel plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review is February 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. Based on our analysis of the comments received and an examination of our calculations, we have made changes for the final results. The final weighted-average dumping margin is listed below in the ``Final Results of the Review'' section of this notice.
Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof From Germany: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Pursuant to a Court Decision
Document Number: E9-9524
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 29, 2007, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) affirmed the redetermination of the Department of Commerce (the Department) on voluntary remand of the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on ball bearings and parts thereof from Germany. See Paul M[uuml]ller Industrie GmbH & Co. v. United States, 502 F. Supp. 2d 1271 (CIT 2007). The Department is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on ball bearings and parts thereof from Germany covering the period of review May 1, 2002, through April 30, 2003, to reflect the CIT's order.
Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-Brazil CEO Forum
Document Number: E9-9292
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In March 2007, the Governments of the United States and Brazil established the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum. This notice announces membership opportunities for appointment as American representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum. The current U.S. Section term will expire on May 18, 2009.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E9-9286
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-9246
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 5, 2009, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber from Taiwan. The period of review is May 1, 2007, through April 30, 2008. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. We received no comments on our preliminary results. The final weighted- average dumping margin for Far Eastern Textiles Ltd. is listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order on Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E9-9242
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings (``malleable pipe fittings'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') 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 of the antidumping duty order.
Notice of Consolidated Decision on Application for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscope
Document Number: E9-9235
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, National Institutes of Standards and Technology
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E9-9230
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-9046
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 19, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review of certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India. See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From India: Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 77618 (December 19, 2008) (``Preliminary Results''). The review covers one respondent, Essar Steel Limited (``Essar''). The period of review (``POR'') is December 1, 2006, through November 30, 2007. We invited parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to the margin calculations. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. For the final dumping margins see the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Certain Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Taiwan: Final Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-9018
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Allied Tube & Conduit Corporation, a domestic interested party, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Taiwan. This review covers one firm, Yieh Hsing Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Yieh Hsing), for the period May 1, 2007, through April 30, 2008. No interested party commented on the Department's intent to rescind this review based upon its determination that the party subject to this review did not have entries of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR) on which to assess antidumping duties.
Honey from Argentina: Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-8864
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is partially rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on honey from Argentina for the period December 1, 2007, to November 30, 2008, with respect to multiple companies. This rescission is based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review by the interested parties that requested the review. A complete list of the companies for which the administrative review is being rescinded is provided below.
Glycine from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: E9-8861
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Jiangxi Ansun Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. (``Jiangxi Ansun'') on September 24, 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 glycine from the People's Republic of China (``the PRC''), covering the period March 1, 2008, through August 31, 2008. On February 23, 2009, Jiangxi Ansun withdrew its request for a new shipper review and therefore, we are rescinding this new shipper review.
Certain Steel Threaded Rod from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: E9-8630
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC''), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod (``STR'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On April 6, 2009, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Steel Threaded Rod from China (Investigation No. 731-TA-1145 (Final), USITC Publication 4070, April 2009).
Certain Pasta from Turkey: Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: E9-8498
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 7, 2009, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published a notice of initiation of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order of certain pasta from Turkey as requested by Marsan Gida Sanayi ve Ticret A.S. (``Marsan''). After receiving additional information on the operations of Marsan, we preliminarily determine that Marsan is the successor-in- interest to Gidasa Sabanci Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (``Gidasa''), and should be accorded the same antidumping duty treatment accorded Gidasa with respect to the antidumping duty order on certain pasta from Turkey. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Intent to Rescind Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, In Part
Document Number: E9-8497
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, Internatioinal Trade Administration, International Trade Administration
On September 30, 2008, we published the notice of initiation of this antidumping duty administrative review with respect to Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd., Dongkuk Industries Co., Ltd. (Dongkuk), Haewon MSC Co., Ltd., Hyundai HYSCO, LG Chem, Ltd., Pohang Iron and Steel Co., Ltd/Pohang Coated Steel Co., Ltd., and Union Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd, for the period August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 73 FR 56795 (September 30, 2008) (Notice of Initiation). Dongkuk submitted a letter to the Department that it had no shipments of subject merchandise to the U.S. during the period of review (POR). See Letter from Dongkuk to the Secretary of Commerce dated October 20, 2008. The Department corroborated the claim of no shipments by Dongkuk. See memo from Christopher Hargett, International Trade Compliance Analyst, Office 3, through James Terpstra, Program Manager, Office 3, to Melissa Skinner, Office Director, Office 3, Import Administration, dated March 27, 2009 (No Shipment Analysis). We have preliminarily determined that the review of Dongkuk should be rescinded. This review will remain in effect for all other companies initiated upon.
Certain Lined Paper Products from India: Notice of Final Results of the First Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-8495
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 7, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review for certain lined paper products (CLPP) from the India.\1\ This review covers two mandatory respondents, Kejriwal Exports and Kejriwal Paper Limited (Kejriwal), and Ria ImpEx Pvt. Ltd. (Ria), and 17 other manufacturers and exporters of the subject merchandise (collectively, respondents).\2\ The period of review (POR) is April 17, 2006, through August 31, 2007.
Certain Lined Paper Products from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Final Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-8395
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 7, 2008, the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain lined paper products (CLPP) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See Certain Lined Paper Products from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 58540 (October 7, 2008) (Preliminary Results). We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. This review covers the following exporters and/or producer/exporters: (1) Shanghai Lian Li Paper Products Co., Ltd. (Lian Li); (2) Hwa Fuh Plastics Co. Ltd./Li Teng Plastics (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (H.F. Plastics/ L.T. Plastics); (3) Leo's Quality Products Co., Ltd./ Denmax Plastic Stationery Factory (Denmax/Leo's Products); and (4) the Watanabe Group (which consists of the following three companies: Watanabe Paper Products (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. (Watanabe Shanghai); Watanabe Paper Products (Linqing) Co. Ltd. (Watanabe Linqing); and Hotrock Stationery (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd. (Hotrock Shenzhen)).\1\ We find that certain exporters and producers/exporters sold subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) during the period of review (POR) of April 17, 2006, through August 31, 2007. Based on our analysis of the comments received and verification findings, we have made changes to certain surrogate values and to Lian Li's margin. Therefore, the final results differ from the Preliminary Results.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: E9-7436
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has received information sufficient to warrant initiation of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'').
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E9-8396
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Polyvinyl Alcohol from Japan, the Republic of Korea and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: E9-8384
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-13
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 orders on polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from Japan, the Republic of Korea (Korea), and the People's Republic of China (PRC) would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing notice of continuation of these antidumping duty orders.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Amended Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E9-8382
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 7, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated the third administrative review of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period January 1, 2007, through December 31, 2007. See Notice of Initiation of Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China, 73 FR 12387 (March 7, 2008) (``Initiation Notice''). Between March 7 and June 5, 2008, several parties withdrew their requests for review. As a result, the Department rescinded the administrative review of wooden bedroom furniture with respect to the entities for whom all review requests have been withdrawn. See Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 49990 (August 25, 2008) (``Rescission Notice''). However, in the Rescission Notice, the Department inadvertently failed to identify Nantong Dongfang Oriental Furniture Co., Ltd. (``Nantong Dongfang'') as a company for which the review was being rescinded, and instead listed it as a company receiving the PRC-wide rate, even though it has established a separate rate. See Rescission Notice, 73 FR at 49993; Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China, 70 FR 329, 331 (January 4, 2005) (``WBF Order''). Therefore, we are correcting this error and rescinding the review with respect to Nantong Dongfang.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E9-8359
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
We invited interested parties to comment on our preliminary determination of sales at LTFV. The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has determined that citric acid and certain citrate salts (``citric acid'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is being, or is 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 less than fair value (``LTFV'') are shown in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section of this notice.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: E9-8358
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has determined that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of citric acid and certain citrate salts (``citric acid'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). For information on the estimated countervailing duty rates, please see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section, below.