International Trade Administration April 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Thailand: Preliminary Results and Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-8420
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Thailand, in response to requests from Allied Tube and Conduit Corporation (Allied Tube) and Wheatland Tube Company(Wheatland) (collectively, petitioners). This review covers the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. We preliminarily determine that U.S. sales of subject merchandise have been made by Saha Thai Steel Pipe (Public) Company, Ltd. (Saha Thai) below normal value (NV). If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties based on the difference between the export price (EP) and the NV. We are also rescinding the administrative review of Pacific Pipe Company Limited (Pacific Pipe). We will instruct CBP to assess antidumping duties on entries of this merchandise produced by Pacific Pipe at the cash deposit rate required at the time of entry. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Brass Sheet and Strip From Germany: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-8419
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on brass sheet and strip (BSS) from Germany. For the period of review (POR) March 1, 2008, through February 28, 2009, we have preliminarily determined that U.S. sales have not been made below normal value (NV). If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results of the 13th (2008) Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-8410
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Italy for the period January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008. We preliminarily find that Pastificio Lucio Garofalo S.p.A. (``Garofalo'') received countervailable subsidies and that F.lli De Cecco di Filippo Fara San Martino S.p.A. (``De Cecco Pastificio'')/ Molino e Pastificio De Cecco S.p.A. (``De Cecco Pescara''), members of the De Cecco group of companies, received de minimis countervailable subsidies. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section, below. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. See the ``Public Comment'' section of this notice.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms from India: Notice of Amended Final Results Pursuant to Final Court Decision
Document Number: 2010-8164
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 8, 2008, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) sustained the results of redetermination made by the Department of Commerce (the Department) pursuant to the CIT's remand in Agro Dutch Industries Limited v. United States, Slip Op. 07-185 (CIT December 26, 2007) (Agro Dutch II). See Agro Dutch Industries Limited v. United States, Slip Op. 08-50 (CIT May 8, 2008) (Agro Dutch III). Subsequent to the CIT's judgment upholding Commerce's remand redetermination, in October 2008, the CIT exercised its equitable power to order reliquidation of some of Agro Dutch's entries. See Agro Dutch Industries Limited v. United States, Slip Op. 08-110 (CIT October 17, 2008) (Agro Dutch IV). The Government appealed the CIT's decision in Agro Dutch IV to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), and on December 15, 2009, the CAFC affirmed the CIT's decision. See Agro Dutch Industries Limited v. United States, Slip Op. 2009-1127 (Fed.Cir. December 15, 2009) (Agro Dutch V). As there is now a final and conclusive court decision in this case, the Department is amending the final results of the 2000-2001 administrative review of certain preserved mushrooms from India.
Notice of Initiation of Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part of the Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 2010-8155
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') and the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The Department received timely requests to revoke, in part, the antidumping duty order on shrimp from Vietnam for multiple producers/ exporters.\1\ The anniversary month of this order is February. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating these administrative reviews.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from Mexico; Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-7919
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As 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 the time limit for completion of the preliminary results of this administrative review until no later than August 2, 2010.\1\
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil, India, and Thailand: Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2010-7917
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) received timely requests to conduct administrative reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from Brazil, India and Thailand. The anniversary month of these orders is February. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221, we are initiating these administrative reviews.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms from the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results Pursuant to Final Court Decision
Document Number: 2010-7758
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 5, 2010, 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, Court No. 04-00454 (May 5, 2009) (Gerber v. United States Remand Order). This matter arose from a challenge to the Department's final results of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the PRC for the period February 1, 2002, through January 31, 2003. In the remand redetermination, the Department: (1) recalculated the assessment rate for Gerber Food (Yunnan) Co., Ltd. using a rate other than the PRC-wide rate as partial adverse facts available (AFA) with respect to only those sales of subject merchandise made by Gerber during the period of review (POR) which Gerber exported to the United States using the invoices of Green Fresh (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. (Green Fresh); and (2) recalculated the assessment rate for Green Fresh based on the data it reported, exclusive of the aforementioned transactions, without resorting to facts available or adverse inferences. As there is now a final and conclusive court decision in this case, the Department is amending the final results of the 2002-2003 administrative review of certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Certain Tissue Paper Products from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Anti-circumvention Inquiry
Document Number: 2010-7662
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Seaman Paper Company of Massachusetts, Inc. (the petitioner), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating an anti-circumvention inquiry to determine whether certain imports of tissue paper from Vietnam are circumventing the antidumping duty order on certain tissue paper products (tissue paper) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Tissue Paper Products from the People's Republic of China, 70 FR 16223 (March 30, 2005) (Tissue Paper Order).
Pressure Sensitive Plastic Tape from Italy: Notice of Continuation of Antidumping Duty Finding
Document Number: 2010-7659
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-05
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 finding on pressure sensitive plastic tape (PSP Tape) from Italy would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time, the Department is publishing notice of the continuation of this antidumping duty finding.
Honey from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-7506
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe From Turkey: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-7419
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
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 welded carbon steel standard pipe from Turkey for the period January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008. We preliminarily find that the net subsidy rate for each company under review is de minimis. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section of this notice, infra. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. (See the ``Public Comment'' section, infra.)
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2010-7413
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
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.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2010-7410
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has determined that polyethylene retail carrier bags (``PRCBs'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 735 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.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Decision of the Court of International Trade Not in Harmony
Document Number: 2010-7407
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 9, 2010, the Court of International Trade (CIT or Court) sustained the final results of redetermination made by the Department of Commerce (the Department) regarding the 2005-2006 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See Washington International Insurance Company v. United States, Court No. 08-00156, Slip Op. 10-16 (February 9, 2010) (Wash. Int'l Ins. Co. II). Pursuant to the Court's remand order, in its redetermination the Department continued to apply to Xuzhou Jinjiang Foodstuffs Co., Ltd. (Xuzhou) a total adverse facts available (AFA) rate, but changed this rate from the 223.01 percent applied in the contested administrative review to 188.52 percent. Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (Timken), the Department is publishing this notice of the CIT's decision which is not in harmony with the Department's final results in the 2005-2006 antidumping duty administrative review of freshwater crawfish tail meat from the PRC.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2010-7397
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received information sufficient to warrant the initiation of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from India. Specifically, based on a request filed by Srikanth International, the Department is initiating a changed circumstances review to determine whether Srikanth International is the successor-in-interest to NGR Aqua International (NGR).
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2010-7395
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
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 polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam). For information on the estimated countervailing duty rates, please see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section, below.
U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board: Meeting of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
Document Number: 2010-7393
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board) will hold a meeting to discuss topics related to the travel and tourism industry. To provide additional information regarding a Federal Register notice published March 24, 2010, Volume 75, Number 56, regarding the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (``Board'') intent to hold a meeting on April 8, 2010. The meeting has been rescheduled, please see below.
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Indonesia: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2010-7392
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has determined that imports of polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Indonesia 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 estimated margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Continuation of Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.