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

Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2010-13049
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
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 April anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Department of Commerce: Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Strategy To Support the National Export Initiative
Document Number: 2010-12982
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In order to support President Obama's National Export Initiative (NEI), the interagency Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee's (TPCC) Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Working Group is developing a U.S. Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Strategy (the Strategy) to guide U.S. government programs supporting U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency companies wishing to compete for sales abroad. The Strategy focuses on increasing exports of goods and services related to renewable energy and energy efficiency. Not included in this initiative are all goods and services that relate to the transport sector, including biofuels and biofuel feedstock.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2010-12962
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe from the People's Republic of China: Amended Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2010-12960
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has determined that it made certain significant ministerial errors in the preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value in the antidumping duty investigation of certain seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (``seamless pipe'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). As a result, we are amending our preliminary determination to correct certain significant ministerial errors with respect to the antidumping duty margins for a mandatory respondent and for exporters eligible for a separate rate.
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-12814
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of the next meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). The members will discuss issues outlined in the following agenda.
Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 From India and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2010-12822
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
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 orders on carbazole violet pigment 23 (CVP-23) from India and 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 for the antidumping duty orders.
Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 From India: Continuation of Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-12820
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
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 countervailing duty (CVD) order on CVP-23 would likely lead to continuation of countervailable subsidies, and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of this CVD order.
Certain Helical Spring Lock Washers From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-12812
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 9, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain helical spring lock washers from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period October 1, 2007, through September 30, 2008. See Certain Helical Spring Lock Washers From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 74 FR 57653 (November 9, 2009) (``Preliminary Results''). We gave the interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. After reviewing the interested parties' comments, we made changes to our calculations for the final results of the review. The final dumping margin for this review is listed in the ``Final Results of the Review'' section below.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Partial Rescission of the Sixth Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-12811
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-27
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). On September 22, 2009, the Department initiated the August 1, 2008, through July 31, 2009, antidumping duty administrative review on certain frozen fish fillets from Vietnam. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Deferral of Administrative Review, 74 FR 48224, (September 22, 2009). The Department initiated this review with respect to 22 companies.\1\
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2010-12594
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 13, 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to the Alaska Longline Cod Commission (``ALCC''). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted.
Hand Trucks and Parts Thereof from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-12565
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 11, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping duty order on hand trucks and certain parts thereof from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The review covers one exporter. The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. 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 margin calculations. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the reviewed firm is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-12370
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-21
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 oil country tubular goods (``OCTG'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On May 14, 2010 the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of threat of material injury to a U.S. industry, and its negative determination of critical circumstances. See Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from China (Investigation No. 731-TA- 1159 (Final), USITC Publication 4152 (May 2010)). In addition, the Department is amending its final determination as a result of ministerial errors.
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2010-12310
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 23, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its notice of preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value (``LTFV'') in the antidumping investigation of prestressed concrete steel strand (``PC strand'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The period of investigation (``POI'') is October 1, 2008, through March 31, 2009. We invited interested parties to comment on our preliminary determination. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to our margin calculations for the respondents. We determine that PC strand from the 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 LTFV are shown in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section of this notice.
Pre-Stressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2010-12292
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of pre-stressed concrete steel wire strand from the People's Republic of China (the PRC). For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Executive Green ICT & Energy Efficiency Trade Mission to Mexico City, Mexico
Document Number: 2010-12207
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Aerospace Supplier Mission to Russia
Document Number: 2010-12205
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic of China: Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-12141
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is extending the time limit for the final results of the administrative review of certain frozen warmwater shrimp from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The review covers the period February 1, 2008, through January 31, 2009.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2010-12066
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Export Trading Company Affairs unit, Office of Competition and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, has received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the amended Certificate should be issued.
Certain Welded Stainless Steel Pipes From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11985
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 7, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain welded stainless steel pipes (WSSP) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). This review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise to the United States, SeAH Steel Corporation (SeAH). The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2007, through November 30, 2008. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made certain changes in the margin calculations. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the reviewed firm is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Chloropicrin from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-11871
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determination by the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty order on chloropicrin from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') 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 order.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Extension of Final Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2010-11868
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is extending the time limit for the final results of the new shipper review of certain frozen warmwater shrimp (``shrimp'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''). This review covers the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009.
Pressure Sensitive Plastic Tape From Italy: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2010-11866
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 22, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determined that Evotape S.p.A was the successor-in-interest to Tyco Adhesives Italia S.p.A. (Tyco), and that Evotape Packaging S.r.l. (Evotape Packaging) and Evotape Masking S.r.l. (Evotape Masking) are both successors-in-interest to Evotape S.p.A for purposes of determining antidumping liability. See Pressure Sensitive Plastic Tape from Italy: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review, 75 FR 8925 (February 26, 2010) (Preliminary Results). We confirm our preliminary determination in these final results of changed circumstances review.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil, India, the People's Republic of China and Thailand: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2010-11704
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 4, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil, India, the People's Republic of China (PRC), and Thailand, 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.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11605
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates (``chlorinated isos'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') for this administrative review is June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009. Because the Department is rescinding the review of Zhucheng Taisheng Chemical Co., Ltd. (``Zhucheng''), this administrative review only covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, i.e., Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd. (``Jiheng'').
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the 2008-2009 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11603
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a timely request from one importer, FitMAX Inc. (``FitMAX''), the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting the 2008-2009 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube (``LWR'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value (``NV'') by the exporter participating in the instant administrative review. 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 period of review (``POR'') for which the importer-specific assessment rate is above de minimis.
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of Administrative Review in Part
Document Number: 2010-11602
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 8, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review for certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India (``Indian Hot-Rolled''). See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping duty Administrative Review, and Intent to Rescind in Part, 75 FR 1031 (January 8, 2010) (``Preliminary Results''). The review covers one respondent, Essar Steel Limited (``Essar''). The period of review (``POR'') is December 1, 2007, through November 30, 2008. We invited parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. We did not receive any comments and we have made no changes for the final results of review.
Notice of Vacancies on the U.S. Section of the U.S.-Iraq Business Dialogue
Document Number: 2010-11471
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Secretary of Commerce and the Iraq Minister of Trade established the U.S.-Iraq Business Dialogue (Business Dialogue or Dialogue) in July 2006. This notice announces ten open membership opportunities for representatives of American industry to join the U.S. section of the Dialogue.
Certain Crepe Paper Products From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-11465
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
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 certain crepe paper products 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.
Magnesium Metal From the Russian Federation: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11463
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to timely requests, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation for the period of review (POR) April 1, 2008, through March 31, 2009. The review covers two respondents, PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation (AVISMA) and Solikamsk Magnesium Works (SMW).
Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Results of the Second Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, and Preliminary Rescission in Part
Document Number: 2010-11462
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting the second administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period April 1, 2008, through March 31, 2009. The Department has preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value (``NV'') by the respondents examined in this administrative review. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of this review, the Department 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.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2010-11344
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has preliminarily determined that seamless refined copper pipe and tube (``copper pipe and tube'') 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 estimated dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on the preliminary determination.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From Mexico: Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2010-11342
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') preliminarily determines that seamless refined copper pipe and tube (``copper pipe and tube'') from Mexico is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (``LTFV''), as provided in section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The estimated margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. Pursuant to a request submitted on behalf of the respondents, IUSA S.A. de C.V. (``IUSA'') and Nacional de Cobre, S.A. de C.V. (``Nacobre''), we are postponing for 60 days the final determination and extending provisional measures from a four-month period to not more than six months. Accordingly, we will make our final determination not later than 135 days after publication of the preliminary determination.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for Designation of a Fair
Document Number: 2010-11215
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
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.
Stainless Steel Bar from India: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-11168
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration