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

Natural Bristle Paint Brushes and Brush Heads from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Changed Circumstance Review
Document Number: 2010-18787
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 16, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published a notice of initiation and preliminary results of a changed circumstances review with the intent to revoke the antidumping duty order on natural bristle paint brushes and brush heads from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). In our notice of initiation and preliminary results, we gave interested parties an opportunity to comment; however, none were received. We are now revoking the order based on the fact that domestic parties have expressed a lack of interest in antidumping duty relief from imports of the subject merchandise. Therefore, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to terminate the suspension of liquidation of all unliquidated entries of subject merchandise covered by the scope of the order entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of these final results in the Federal Register.
Withdrawal of Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2010-18786
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe from Turkey: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-18685
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register its preliminary results of administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain welded carbon steel standard pipe from Turkey for the January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008, period of review (POR). See Certain Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe From Turkey: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 16439 (April 1, 2010) (Preliminary Results). The Department preliminarily found that the following producers/exporters of subject merchandise covered by this review had de minimis net subsidy rates for the POR: (1) Borusan Group, Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (BMB), and Borusan Istikbal Ticaret T.A.S. (Istikbal) (collectively, Borusan); and (2) Tosyali dis Ticaret A.S. (Tosyali) and Toscelik Profil ve Sac Endustrisi A.S. (Toscelik Profil), (collectively, Toscelik).\1\ We did not receive any comments on our Preliminary Results, and we have made no revisions.
Folding Metal Tables and Chairs From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2010-18683
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has determined that a request for a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on folding metal tables and chairs (``FMTCs'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), received on June 30, 2010, meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') of this new shipper review is June 1, 2009, through May 31, 2010.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2010-18681
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 3, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published the preliminary results of the new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering sales of subject merchandise made by Zhejiang Tianyi Scientific & Educational Equipment Co., Ltd. (``Zhejiang Tianyi'').\1\ In accordance with 19 CFR 351.309(c)(ii), we gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, the Department has not made changes to the Preliminary Results and continues to determine that Zhejiang Tianyi has not made sales at less than normal value (``NV'').
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2010-18571
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of Competition and Economic Analysis, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification is sought and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2010-18570
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of Competition and Economic Analysis (``OCEA'') of the 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.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2010-18569
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 21, 2010, the Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to Saintilien Enterprise Inc., doing business as Saintilien Global Services (``SGS'').
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocations in Part
Document Number: 2010-18535
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping duty orders and findings with June anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews. The Department received requests to revoke three antidumping duty orders in part.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2010-18533
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India pursuant to section 751(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.216 and 351.221(c)(3). We preliminarily determine that Srikanth International (Srikanth) is the successor-in-interest to NGR Aqua International (NGR) for purposes of determining antidumping liability. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-18507
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force is conducting a comprehensive review of the nexus between cybersecurity challenges in the commercial sector and innovation in the Internet economy. The Department seeks comments from all stakeholders, including the commercial, academic and civil society sectors, on measures to improve cybersecurity while sustaining innovation. Preserving innovation, as well as private sector and consumer confidence in the security of the Internet economy, are important for promoting economic prosperity and social well-being overall. In particular, the Department seeks to develop an up-to-date understanding of the current public policy and operational challenges affecting cybersecurity, as those challenges may shape the future direction of the Internet and its commercial use, both domestically and globally. After analyzing comments on this Notice, the Department intends to issue a report that will contribute to the Administration's domestic and international policies and activities in advancing both cybersecurity and the Internet economy.
Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Electronic Filing Procedures; Administrative Protective Order Procedures
Document Number: 2010-18389
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') proposes to amend its regulations governing the submission of information to the Department in antidumping duty (``AD'') and countervailing duty (``CVD'') proceedings to adopt rules of practice and procedure that will incorporate changes resulting from the Department's implementation of an electronic filing and documents management program. More detailed procedures for electronic filing will be set forth in a document separate from the regulations that will be entitled ``IA ACCESS Handbook On Electronic Filing Procedures'' (``IA ACCESS Handbook''), which the Department intends to publish on its Web site at http:// www.trade.gov/ia by the effective date of the Final Rule.
Certain Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from Brazil: Preliminary Results of Full Sunset Review
Document Number: 2010-18392
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated a sunset review of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on certain hot-rolled flat-rolled carbon-quality steel products from Brazil, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). On the basis of a notice of intent to participate and an adequate substantive response filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and adequate responses from respondents and the Government of Brazil (``GOB''), the Department determined to conduct a full sunset review of this CVD order pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(2). As a result of our analysis, the Department preliminarily finds that revocation of the CVD order would likely lead to continuance or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy.
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From Taiwan: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-18391
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 5, 2010, 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, 2008, through April 30, 2009. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. We received comments from Far Eastern Textile Limited. The final weighted- average dumping margin for Far Eastern Textile Limited is listed below in the ``Final Results of the Review'' section of this notice.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Implementation of Tariff Rate Quota Established Under Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 as Amended, for Imports of Certain Worsted Wool
Document Number: 2010-18345
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
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.
The Americas Business Trade Mission to Mexico
Document Number: 2010-18273
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Energy and Infrastructure Mission to Saudi Arabia: Third City Stop Added to the Trade Mission Itinerary
Document Number: 2010-17742
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From India: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-18244
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 11, 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register its preliminary results of the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products (hot-rolled carbon steel) from India for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008. See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 75 FR 1495 (January 11, 2010) (Preliminary Results). We preliminarily found that Tata Steel Limited (Tata) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. We received comments on our Preliminary Results from the Government of India (GOI), petitioners, and the respondent company, Tata.\1\ The final results are listed in the section ``Final Results of Review'' below.
Certain Steel Grating from the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-18110
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty order on certain steel grating (steel grating) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Certain Steel Grating from the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-18105
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on the affirmative final determination by the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC''), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on certain steel grating (``steel grating'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').
Saccharin From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the 2008-2009 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-18103
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 22, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published its Preliminary Results for the July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2009, administrative review of saccharin from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on our Preliminary Results, but no parties submitted comments. Therefore, the Preliminary Results are hereby adopted as the final results.
Certain Potassium Phosphate Salts From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-18098
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
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 certain potassium phosphate salts from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').
Certain Potassium Phosphate Salts From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-18093
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing a countervailing duty order on certain potassium phosphate salts (phosphate salts) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry
Document Number: 2010-18000
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from the M&B Metal Products Co., Inc. (``Petitioner''), the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is initiating an anti-circumvention inquiry to determine whether certain imports of steel wire garment hangers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') are circumventing the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers (``hangers'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the People's Republic of China, 73 FR 58111 (October 6, 2008) (``Hangers Order'').
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2010-17919
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC). The members will discuss issues outlined in the following agenda.
Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order on Sorbitol From France
Document Number: 2010-17800
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 1, 2009, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on sorbitol from France. See Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Review, 74 FR 31412 (July 1, 2009). Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the U.S. International Trade Commission (the Commission) determined that revocation of the existing antidumping duty order on sorbitol from France 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. Sorbitol From France; Determination, 75 FR 39277 (July 8, 2010) (ITC Final). Therefore, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(1)(iii), the Department is revoking the antidumping duty order on sorbitol from France.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2010-17797
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Tissue Paper Products From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-17704
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-20
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 certain tissue paper products (tissue paper) 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.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2010-17568
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 18, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value (``LTFV'') in the antidumping duty investigation of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (``narrow woven ribbons'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on our Preliminary Determination. Based on our analysis of the comments we received, we have made changes from the Preliminary Determination. We determine that narrow woven ribbons 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 (``Act''). The final dumping margins for this investigation are listed in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section below.
Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2010-17541
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has determined that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). For information on the estimated countervailing duty rates, please see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section, below.
Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Narrow Woven Ribbons with Woven Selvedge from Taiwan
Document Number: 2010-17538
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
We determine that imports of narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (NWR) from Taiwan 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).
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Partial Rescission of Review, and Notice of Revocation of Order in Part
Document Number: 2010-17534
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 15, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India. This review covers 159 producers/exporters \1\ of the subject merchandise to the United States. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2008, through January 31, 2009.
Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof From Germany: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-17427
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 7, 2010, the United States Court of International Trade sustained the Department of Commerce's results of redetermination on remand concerning the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on ball bearings and parts thereof from Germany. See SKF USA Inc., v. United States, Slip Op. 10-76 (CIT July 7, 2010). The Department is now issuing this notice of court decision not in harmony with the Department of Commerce's determination.
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished or Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the 2008-2009 Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-17302
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is currently conducting the 2008-2009 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished or unfinished (``TRBs''), from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value (``NV'') by certain companies subject to this review. 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.
Silicon Metal from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Preliminary Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-17299
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on silicon metal from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009. This administrative review covers one mandatory respondent and two respondents that claim they did not ship or sell subject merchandise to the United States during the POR.
U.S. Cleantech Trade & Investment Mission
Document Number: 2010-17203
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Results and Preliminary Rescission, in Part, of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-17180
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-14
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 polyester staple fiber (``PSF'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period of review (``POR'') June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009. The Department has preliminarily determined that sales have not been made below normal value (``NV'') with respect to certain exporters who participated fully and are entitled to a separate rate in this 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 POR for which the importer-specific assessment rates are above de minimis.
Folding Metal Tables and Chairs From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-17172
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on folding metal tables and chairs (``FMTCs'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009, and a deferred administrative review for Feili Group (Fujian) Co., Ltd. and Feili Furniture Development Limited Quanzhou City (collectively, ``Feili'') \1\ covering the period June 1, 2007, through May 31, 2008. The 2008-2009 administrative review covers Feili and New-Tec Integration (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. (``New-Tec'') and the 2007-2008 deferred administrative review covers Feili. We have preliminarily determined that Feili and New-Tec did not make sales in the United States at prices below normal value (``NV'') during the periods of review (``POR'') pertinent to each company. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of these reviews, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to liquidate entries of merchandise exported by Feili and New-Tec during the PORs without regard to antidumping duties.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-17170
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet and strip (PET film) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). This review covers one company, Kolon Industries Inc. (Kolon) and the period June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009. We preliminarily determine that Kolon has not made sales below normal value (NV). The final results of this review shall be the basis for the assessment of antidumping duties on entries of merchandise covered by the final results of this review and for future deposits of estimated duties, where applicable.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2010-17167
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration