United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board: Meeting of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda for an open meeting of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board). This will be the last meeting of the current members of the Board prior to the end of their appointment terms. During this meeting, the Board will discuss and deliberate on proposed recommendations addressing infrastructure, sustainability, expanded travel facilitation efforts, communications, business inputs to federal programs and policies, public-private partnerships, workforce, small business and data. The Board will also provide final observations on the work of the Board over the course of the Board members' appointment terms, hear updates from representatives of the U.S. government on the status of the Board's past recommendations, the implementation of the National Travel and Tourism Strategy and the progress on implementing the President's Executive Order 13597 on establishing visa and foreign visitor processing goals and the Task Force on Travel and Competitiveness. The agenda may change to accommodate Board business. The final agenda will be posted on the Department of Commerce Web site for the Board at http://tinet.ita.doc.gov/TTAB/TTAB_Home.html, at least one week in advance of the meeting.
United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications for membership on the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (Board). The purpose of the Board is to advise the Secretary of Commerce on matters relating to the travel and tourism industry.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring (``MLWF'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is May 26, 2011, through November 30, 2012. We have preliminarily found that three respondents, Armstrong Wood Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (``Armstrong''), Fine Furniture (Shanghai) Limited (``Fine Furniture'') and Zhejiang Layo Wood Industry Co., Ltd. (``Layo Wood''), have made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV''), while another respondent, Nanjing Minglin Wooden Industry Co. Ltd. (``Minglin'') has not made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV'').
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Review; 2011-2012
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is conducting the fourth administrative review and the first new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ There is one participating mandatory respondent in this review, the Shanghai Wells Group.\2\ We selected seven additional companies as mandatory respondents but, they did not participate.\3\ Also under review is the new shipper company Hangzhou Yingqing Material Co. Ltd. (``Yingqing''). The Department has preliminarily determined that Yingqing and Shanghai Wells sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value during the period of review (``POR''), October 1, 2011, through September 30, 2012. Additionally, seven companies were selected for review, but did not fully cooperate and have been determined to be part of the PRC-wide entity.\4\ 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 all appropriate entries of subject merchandise during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.