International Trade Administration November 21, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand: Final Court Decision and Amended Final Results of Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order; 2006-2007
Document Number: 2013-27973
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 18, 2012, the Court of International Trade (CIT) entered judgment in KYD Inc. v. United States, 807 F. Supp. 2d 1372 (CIT January 18, 2012) (KYD v. United States) affirming the Department's results of redetermination pursuant to remand, which recalculated the weighted-average duty margin for polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Thailand produced or exported by King Pac Industrial Co., Ltd. (King Pac) and Master Packaging Co., Ltd. (Master Packaging) and imported by KYD Inc. (KYD) for the period of review (POR) of August 1, 2006, through July 31, 2007, to be 94.62 percent. KYD appealed the CIT's decision to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC). On May 29, 2013, the CAFC affirmed the judgment of the CIT.\1\ The time for appeal has expired. Accordingly, the Department is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on PRCBs from Thailand covering the POR, in accordance with KYD v. United States.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Rescission in Part of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2013-27972
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) February 1, 2012, through January 31, 2013. The Department has preliminarily applied facts otherwise available with an adverse inference (AFA) to the PRC-wide entity because an element of the entity, Blue Field (Sichuan) Food Industrial Co., Ltd. (Blue Field), failed to act to the best of its ability in complying with the Department's request for information in this review and, consequently, significantly impeded the proceeding. In addition, the Department is rescinding this administrative review in part with respect to certain exporters for which all review requests have been withdrawn.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-27971
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting the second administrative review of the antidumping duty order on seamless refined copper pipe and tube from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period November 1, 2011 through October 31, 2012. The Department has preliminarily determined that during the period of review (``POR'') respondents in this proceeding have made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV'').
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus
Document Number: 2013-27884
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-21
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.