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

Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-30147
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding, in part, the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (OTR Tires) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period January 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009, with respect to Guizhou Tyre Co., Ltd., Guizhou Advanced Rubber Co., Ltd., and Guizhou Tyre Import and Export Corporation (collectively, Guizhou Tyre). This partial rescission is based on the withdrawal by Guizhou Tyre of its request for a review.
Application Deadline Extended; Secretarial Business India High Technology Mission
Document Number: 2010-30120
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-30
Agency: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce
Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke will lead a senior-level business development trade mission to New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, India, February 6-11, 2011. The overall focus of the trip will be commercial opportunities for U.S. companies, including joint ventures and export opportunities. In each city participants will have a market briefings followed by one-on-one appointments with potential buyers/ partners and meetings with high level government officials.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2010-29970
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-29
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 October anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Certain Tissue Paper Products From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Partial Rescission and Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of 2009-2010 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29969
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding in part the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain tissue paper products from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period of review (POR) of March 1, 2009, to February 28, 2010, with respect to Max Fortune Industrial Limited (Max Fortune Industrial), Max Fortune (FZ) Paper Products Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Max Fortune (FETDE) Paper Products Co., Ltd.) (Max Fortune Fuzhou), and Fujian Provincial Shaowu City Huaguang Special Craft Co., Ltd. (Huaguang Special Craft). This partial rescission is based on the timely withdrawal of the requests for review by the only interested parties that requested the review of these companies. The Department is also fully extending the time limit for completion of the preliminary results of this administrative review with respect to Max Fortune (Vietnam) Paper Products Company Limited (Max Fortune Vietnam) to no later than March 31, 2011.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2010-29967
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Magnesium Metal From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29965
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 28, 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The review covers one manufacturer/exporter of subject merchandise from the PRC, Tianjin Magnesium International Co., Ltd. (``TMI''). The period of review (``POR'') is April 1, 2009, through March 31, 2010. Following the receipt of a certification of no shipments from TMI, we notified all interested parties of the Department's intent to rescind this review and provided an opportunity to comment on the rescission.\2\ We received no comments. Therefore, we are rescinding this administrative review.
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Diphosphonic Acid From India: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29963
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a timely request by one manufacturer/exporter, Aquapharm Chemicals Pvt., Ltd. (Aquapharm), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from India with respect to Aquapharm. The review covers the period April 23, 2009, through March 31, 2010. We preliminarily determine that Aquapharm did not make sales below normal value (NV). If the preliminary results are adopted in our final results of the administrative review, we will issue appropriate assessment instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland; Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29961
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 9, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on purified carboxymethylcellulose from Finland. See Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from Finland; Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 47788 (August 9, 2010) (Preliminary Results). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results and received no comments.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC)
Document Number: 2010-29882
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce published a document in the Federal Register of November 17, 2010 concerning a notification of an open meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC) on December 7, 2010. The document contained an incorrect e-mail address and an incorrect mailing address.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: 2010-29828
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') initiated three new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering sales of subject merchandise made by Dongguan Huansheng Furniture Co., Ltd. (``Huansheng''); Hangzhou Cadman Trading Co., Ltd. (``Cadman''); and Wanvog Furniture (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (``Wanvog'') (collectively ``respondents'').\1\
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results Pursuant to a Final Court Decision
Document Number: 2010-29825
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 17, 2010, the United States Court of International Trade (the ``Court'' or ``CIT'') sustained the U.S. Department of Commerce's (the ``Department's'') final results of redetermination pursuant to remand, wherein the Department determined to rescind the administrative review (``AR'') with respect to Dongguan Bon Ten Furniture Co., Ltd. (``Bon Ten'') pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(j) and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(3).\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is January 1, 2007, through December 31, 2007. As the Court's decision is now final and conclusive, the Department is amending the final results of the 2007 AR of wooden bedroom furniture (``WBF'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') to reflect the Department's redetermination to rescind the AR with respect to Bon Ten.\2\
Manufacturing Council Membership
Document Number: 2010-29505
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications to fill one vacant position on the Manufacturing Council (Council). The purpose of the Council is to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector and to provide regular communication between Government and the manufacturing sector.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From Mexico and the People's Republic of China: Antidumping Duty Orders and Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value From Mexico
Document Number: 2010-29528
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-22
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 antidumping duty orders on seamless refined copper pipe and tube (``copper pipe and tube'') from Mexico and the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). In addition, the Department is amending its final determination of sales at less than fair value (``LTFV'') from Mexico as a result of a ministerial error.
Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From Mexico
Document Number: 2010-29384
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request for an expedited changed circumstances review from Tuberia Nacional, S.A. de C.V. (TUNA) and Lamina y Placa Comercial, S.A. de C.V. (Lamina y Placa), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain circular welded non- alloy steel pipe (CWP) from Mexico 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 have preliminarily concluded that Lamina y Placa is the successor-in-interest to TUNA and, as a result, should be accorded the same treatment previously given to TUNA with respect to the antidumping duty order on CWP from Mexico. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
President's Export Council: Meeting of the President's Export Council
Document Number: 2010-29272
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The President's Export Council will hold a meeting to discuss topics related to the National Export Initiative, and to provide advice regarding how to promote U.S. exports, jobs, and growth.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29271
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 14, 2010 the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet and strip (PET film) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). See Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 40784 (July 14, 2010) (Preliminary Results). This review covers one manufacturer/exporter of the subject merchandise to the United States, Kolon Industries, Inc. (Kolon). The period of review (POR) is June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes in the margin calculation for Kolon. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. The final weighted-average dumping margin is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29266
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is extending the time limit for the preliminary results of the administrative review of certain steel threaded rod from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The review covers the period October 8, 2008, through March 31, 2010.
Certain Iron Construction Castings From Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2010-29265
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') orders on certain iron construction castings (``castings'') from Brazil, Canada, and the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping, that revocation of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on castings from Brazil would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy, and the determinations by the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of these AD and CVD orders would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of continuation of these AD and CVD orders.
Petroleum Wax Candles From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Third Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-29263
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 9, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') initiated the third sunset review of the antidumping duty order on petroleum wax candles from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On the basis of a timely notice of intent to participate and an adequate substantive response filed on behalf of a domestic interested party, as well as an inadequate response from any respondent interested parties (in this case, no response), the Department conducted an expedited sunset review. As a result of the sunset review, the Department finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the margins identified in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Taiwan: Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29123
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 30, 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Taiwan. The review covers two firms: Yieh Phui Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Yieh Phui) and Yieh Hsing Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Yieh Hsing). Based on a withdrawal of the request for review from United States Steel Corporation (Petitioner), we are now rescinding this administrative review with respect to Yieh Hsing.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2010-29119
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2010-29117
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Order
Document Number: 2010-29121
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
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 coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses (``coated paper'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On November 10, 2010, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of threat of material injury to a U.S. industry. See Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses from China (Investigation No. 731-TA- 1159 (Final), USITC Publication 4192 (November 2010). In addition, the Department is amending its final determination as a result of ministerial errors.
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From Indonesia: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-29120
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
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 coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses (certain coated paper) from Indonesia.
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-29118
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
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 certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses (``coated paper'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). Also, as explained in this notice, the Department is amending its final determination to correct certain ministerial errors.
Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From Indonesia: Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2010-29116
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on an affirmative final determination by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the International Trade Commission (the ITC), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses (certain coated paper) from Indonesia.
Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of 2008-2009 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29020
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on chlorinated isocyanurates from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period June 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009. We invited interested parties to comment on our preliminary results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to our margin calculations. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. The final dumping margin for this review is listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Second Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-29017
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 13, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the second administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See 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, 75 FR 26927 (May 13, 2010) (``Preliminary Results''). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments and information received, we made changes to the margin calculations for the final results. We continue to find that certain exporters have sold subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (``POR''), April 1, 2008, through March 31, 2009.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-28878
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC) will hold its inaugural meeting to provide an orientation of new committee members, discuss administrative procedures and future work products to fulfill the RE&EEAC's mandate.
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC), Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2010-28877
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) was established under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., and pursuant to Section 2313(c) of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c). ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. By statute, the ETTAC advises, through the Secretary of Commerce, the Environmental Trade Working Group (ETWG) of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). The Secretary appoints the chair of the ETWG from among the employees of the Department. Although the ETWG is not currently active, the Department continues to function as chair of the ETWG, and the Department, as ETWG chair, utilizes the advice of the ETTAC and shares it with the TPCC or relevant TPCC member agencies as appropriate. ETTAC advises on the development and administration of policies and programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, and services. The Department of Commerce rechartered the ETTAC on October 25, 2010 and is currently seeking nominations for membership on the ETTAC for the new charter term.
Certain Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipes and Tubes From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-28685
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 14, 2010, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain welded carbon steel standard pipes and tubes from India. The period of review is May 1, 2008, through April 30, 2009. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. The review covers nine manufacturer/exporters. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made certain changes for the final results. The final weighted-average dumping margins for the respondents are listed below in the ``Final Results of the Review'' section of this notice.
Non-Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Sunset Review and Revocation of Order
Document Number: 2010-28678
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') initiated the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on non-frozen apple juice concentrate from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). Because the domestic interested parties did not participate in this sunset review, the Department is revoking this antidumping duty order.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of New Shipper Reviews and Preliminary Rescission, in Part
Document Number: 2010-28571
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting new shipper reviews (NSRs) of Jinxiang Chengda Imp & Exp Co., Ltd. (Chengda), Jinxiang Yuanxin Imp & Exp Co., Ltd. (Yuanxin), and Zhengzhou Huachao Industrial Co., Ltd. (Huachao) under the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) of November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009. As discussed below, we preliminarily determine that Yuanxin's and Huachao's sales are bona fide and that these sales have been made in the United States at prices below normal value (NV). Yuanxin and Huachao have also demonstrated their eligibility for a separate rate in these NSRs. In addition, we find Chengda's sales to be not bona fide. As such, we are preliminarily rescinding the NSR for Chengda. The dumping margins are set forth in the ``Preliminary Results of the Review'' section below. 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 importer-specific assessment rates are above de minimis. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. See ``Comments'' section below.
Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof From France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-28567
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated administrative reviews of the antidumping duty orders on ball bearings and parts thereof from France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The period of review is May 1, 2009, through April 30, 2010. The Department is rescinding these reviews in part.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, and Preliminary Determination of Targeted Dumping
Document Number: 2010-28539
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') are being, or are 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 margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice.
Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of First Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2010-28415
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on uncovered innerspring units (``innersprings'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period of review (``POR'') August 6, 2008-January 31, 2010. As discussed below, we preliminarily determine that the PRC-wide entity made sales in the United States at prices below normal value (``NV''). 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.