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

Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2010-22696
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The 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 Certificate should be issued.
Laminated Woven Sacks From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-22778
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on laminated woven sacks (``woven sacks'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period of review (``POR'') January 31, 2008, through July 31, 2009. The Department has preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value (``NV'') by the respondent. 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 POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. We intend to issue the final results of this review no later than 120 days from the date of publication of this notice.
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From Mexico: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-22777
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from Productos Laminados de Monterrey S.A. de C.V. (Prolamsa), Nacional de Acero S.A de C.V (Nacional), Ternium S.A de C.V. (Ternium) and petitioners,\1\ the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube (LWRPT) from Mexico. The review covers imports of subject merchandise from nine firms, two of which were selected as mandatory respondents (i.e., Maquilacero and Regiomontana de Perfiles y Tubos S.A. de C.V.). The period of review (POR) is January 30, 2008, to July 31, 2009.
Polyvinyl Alcohol From Taiwan: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2010-22776
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that sales of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from Taiwan are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV) as provided in section 733(b) 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 requests from the respondent, we are postponing by 60 days the final determination and extending provisional measures from a four-month period to not more than 6 months. Accordingly, we will make our final determination not later than 135 days after publication of this preliminary determination.
Honey From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Intent To Rescind New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: 2010-22650
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department is conducting two new shipper reviews (``NSRs'') covering the period of review (``POR'') of December 1, 2008, through November 30, 2009. Because the sales made by Suzhou Shanding Honey Product Co., Ltd. (``Suzhou'') and Wuhu Fenglian Co., Ltd. (``Fenglian'') are not bona fide, we have preliminarily determined to rescind these NSRs.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Commercial Service Annual Customer Satisfaction Survey
Document Number: 2010-22615
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-10
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.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus
Document Number: 2010-22614
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-10
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.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-22376
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-09
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 Thailand. This review covers 165 producers/exporters of the subject merchandise to the United States.\1\ The POR is February 1, 2008, through January 31, 2009.\2\
Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics to Persons Who Cut and Sew Men's and Boys' Worsted Wool Suits, Suit-Type Jackets and Trousers in the United States
Document Number: 2010-22382
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department hereby solicits applications from persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who cut and sew men's and boys' worsted wool suits and suit-like jackets and trousers in the United States for an allocation of the 2011 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric. Interested persons must submit an application on the form provided to the address listed below by October 8, 2010. The Department will cause to be published in the Federal Register its determination to allocate the 2011 tariff rate quotas and will notify applicants of their respective allocation as soon as possible after that date. Promptly thereafter, the Department will issue licenses to eligible applicants.
Notice of Solicitation of Applications for Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas on the Import of Certain Worsted Wool Fabrics to Persons Who Weave Such Fabrics in the United States
Document Number: 2010-22378
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department hereby solicits applications from persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who weave worsted wool fabrics in the United States for an allocation of the 2011 tariff rate quotas on certain worsted wool fabric. Interested persons must submit an application on the form provided to the address listed below by October 8, 2010. The Department will cause to be published in the Federal Register its determination to allocate the 2011 tariff rate quotas and will notify applicants of their respective allocation as soon as possible after that date. Promptly thereafter, the Department will issue licenses to eligible applicants.
Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review: Heavy Iron Construction Castings from Brazil
Document Number: 2010-22375
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 3, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated the third sunset review of the countervailing duty order (``CVD'') on heavy iron construction castings 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 an inadequate response from respondent interested parties (in this case, no response), the Department conducted an expedited sunset review of the CVD order pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(B). As a result of this sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the CVD order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the level indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2010-22373
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 3, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain iron construction castings from Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China (PRC), pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). See Initiation of Five-year (``Sunset'') Review, 75 FR 23240 (May 3, 2010) (Notice of Initiation). The Department has conducted expedited (120-day) sunset reviews of these orders. 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 as indicated in the ``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this notice.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904; Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Completion of Panel Review
Document Number: 2010-22371
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Memorandum Opinion and Order of the Binational Panel dated July 20, 2010, affirming the determination described above, the panel review was completed on September 2, 2010.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2010-22204
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of aluminum extrusions 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.
Energy and Infrastructure Mission to Saudi Arabia
Document Number: 2010-22135
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Education Trade Mission to Indonesia and Vietnam
Document Number: 2010-22136
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Stainless Steel Bar From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-22084
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-03
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 stainless steel bar (``SSB'') from India for the period February 1, 2008, through January 31, 2009. See Stainless Steel Bar From India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review 75 FR 12199 (March 15, 2010) (``Preliminary Results''). The Department conducted a post-preliminary analysis and released the results of the analysis on May 19, 2010. We gave the interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results and the post-preliminary analysis. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to the margin calculation. The final weighted-average dumping margins for the reviewed firms, Ambica Steels Limited (``Ambica'') and Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd.,\1\ are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-21985
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-02
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 polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Thailand. The review covers five exporters/producers. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2008, through July 31, 2009. We have preliminarily determined that sales have been made below normal value by companies subject to this review.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Brazil, India, the People's Republic of China, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Amended Final Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair Value Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2010-21555
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 14, 2010, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'') sustained the remand redetermination \1\ issued by the Department of Commerce (``Department'') pursuant to the CIT's remand order involving the antidumping duty investigations of certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil, Ecuador, India, the People's Republic of China, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.\2\ In Ad Hoc IV, the CIT sustained the Department's finding that dusted shrimp should be included within the scope of these investigations. The Department is therefore now issuing amended final determinations that include dusted shrimp within the scope of the investigations.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-21978
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
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 a countervailing duty order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (``narrow woven ribbons'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From Taiwan and the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2010-21975
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
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 ITC), the Department is issuing antidumping duty orders on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (narrow woven ribbons) from Taiwan and the People's Republic of China (PRC). On August 25, 2010, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of threat of material injury to a U.S. industry.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2010-21847
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
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 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.
Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof From France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews, Final Results of Changed-Circumstances Review, and Revocation of an Order in Part
Document Number: 2010-21839
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 28, 2010, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of the 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 22 manufacturers/exporters. The period of review is May 1, 2008, through April 30, 2009.
Call for Applications for the International Buyer Program Calendar Year 2012
Document Number: 2010-21838
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth objectives, procedures and application review criteria associated with support for domestic trade shows by the International Buyer Program (IBP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). This announcement covers selection for International Buyer Program participation for calendar year 2012 (January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012). The purpose of the IBP program is to bring international buyers together with U.S. firms by promoting leading U.S. trade shows in industries with high export potential.