International Trade Administration 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Certain Cased Pencils From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-30755
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cased pencils (pencils) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2012, through November 30, 2013. This review covers two exporters of subject merchandise, Shandong Rongxin Import & Export Co., Ltd. (Rongxin) and Shanghai Foreign Trade Co., Ltd. (SFTC).
53-Foot Domestic Dry Containers From the People's Republic of China: Amended Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less-Than-Fair-Value
Document Number: 2014-30666
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is amending the preliminary determination of the less-than-fair-value investigation of 53-foot domestic dry containers from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') to correct for certain ministerial errors, as described below, in the ``Supplementary Information'' section of this notice. The Department corrected these errors and recalculated the weighted-average dumping margins for a mandatory respondent and the PRC-Wide entity, as described below in the ``Amended Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-30662
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is May 1, 2012, through April 30, 2013. These final results cover 52 companies for which an administrative review was initiated, and for which this administrative review was not rescinded in the Preliminary Results.\1\ For these final results, the Department examined two mandatory respondents and one voluntary respondent for which this review was initiated. The first mandatory respondent is Guangzhou Jangho Curtain Wall System Engineering Co., Ltd. and Jangho Curtain Wall Hong Kong Ltd. (collectively ``Jangho''); the second mandatory respondent is a single entity that the Department continues to find is comprised of Guang Ya Aluminum Industrial Co., Ltd. (``Guang Ya''), Foshan Guangcheng Aluminum Co., Ltd. (``Guangcheng''), Kong Ah International Co., Ltd. (``Kong Ah''), and Guang Ya Aluminum Industries (Hong Kong) Ltd. (``Guang Ya HK'') (collectively ``Guang Ya Group''), Guangdong Zhongya Aluminum Co., Ltd. (``Zhongya''), Zhongya Shaped Aluminum (HK) Holding Ltd. (``Shaped Aluminum''), and Karlton Aluminum Co., Ltd. (``Karlton'') (collectively ``Zhongya''), and Foshan Nanhai Xinya Aluminum & Stainless Steel Product Co., Ltd. (``Xinya'') (collectively ``Guang Ya Group/Zhongya/Xinya'').
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2014-30661
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on citric acid and certain citrate salts (citric acid) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period of review (POR) covering January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. On June 25, 2014, we published the preliminary results of this review and the post-preliminary results were completed on September 5, 2014.\1\
Xanthan Gum From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of 2013 Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2014-30660
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty order on xanthan gum from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The NSR covers Meihua Group International Trading (Hong Kong) Limited, Langfang Meihua Bio-Technology Co., Ltd., and Xinjiang Meihua Amino Acid Co., Ltd. (collectively, ``Meihua''). The period of review (``POR'') is July 19, 2013, through December 31, 2013. The Department preliminarily determines that Meihua has not made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on the preliminary results of this review.
Aluminum Extrusions From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2014-30659
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on aluminum extrusions from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012, period of review (POR). We determine that the Alnan Companies \1\ and Jiangsu Changfa Refrigeration Co., Ltd. (Jiangsu Changfa) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. The final net subsidy rates are listed below in ``Final Results of the Review.''
Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Anticircumvention Inquiry on Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-30658
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Leggett & Platt Incorporated (``Petitioner''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is initiating an anticircumvention inquiry pursuant to section 781(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), to determine whether certain imports are circumventing the antidumping duty order on uncovered innerspring units (``innerspring units'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\
Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From the Netherlands: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-30547
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 21, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from the Netherlands.\1\ We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. We received no comments or requests for a hearing. Therefore, for the final results, we continue to find that sales of subject merchandise by Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals, B.V. (Akzo Nobel) were not made at less than normal value during the period of review (POR).
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires From the People's Republic of China: Amended Affirmative Preliminary Determination
Document Number: 2014-30544
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is amending the Preliminary Determination of the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of passenger vehicle and light truck tires (passenger tires) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) to correct significant ministerial errors with respect to our Preliminary Determination.\1\ We are also amending the scope of the investigation in response to comments submitted following the publication of the Preliminary Determination. The period of investigation is January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013.
Certain Steel Nails from the United Arab Emirates: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2013
Document Number: 2014-30541
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 24, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The period of review (POR) is November 3, 2011, through April 30, 2013. The review covers two producers/exporters of the subject merchandise, Dubai Wire FZE (Dubai Wire) and Precision Fasteners, L.L.C. (Precision). For these final results, we continue to find subject merchandise has been sold in the United States at less than normal value.
Certain Steel Nails From Malaysia: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2014-30434
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) preliminarily determines that certain steel nails from Malaysia 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 period of investigation is April 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. The Department intends to issue the final determination 135 days after publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.
Certain Steel Nails From the Sultanate of Oman: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2014-30433
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that certain steel nails (``nails'') from the Sultanate of Oman (``Oman'') 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 period of investigation is April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Certain Steel Nails From the Republic of Korea: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2014-30432
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that certain steel nails (``nails'') from the Republic of Korea (``Korea'') 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 period of investigation is April 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. We intend to issue the final determination 135 days after publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.
Certain Steel Nails From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination and Extension of Provisional Measures
Document Number: 2014-30431
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that certain steel nails from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value, as provided in section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The period of investigation is October 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014. The estimated weighted- average dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. The Department intends to issue the final determination 135 days after publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.
Certain Steel Nails From Taiwan: Negative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2014-30430
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) preliminarily determines that certain steel nails from Taiwan are not being, or are not 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 period of investigation is April 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. In response to a request from Mid Continent Steel & Wire, Inc. (petitioner) we are postponing the final determination. The final determination will be issued 135 days after the publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register. We invite interested parties to comment on the preliminary determination.
Sugar From Mexico: Suspension of Antidumping Investigation
Document Number: 2014-30396
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has suspended the antidumping duty investigation on sugar from Mexico. The basis for this action is an agreement between the Department and signatory producers/exporters accounting for substantially all imports of sugar from Mexico, wherein each signatory producer/exporter has agreed to revise its prices to eliminate completely the injurious effects of exports of the subject merchandise to the United States.
Sugar From Mexico: Suspension of Countervailing Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2014-30392
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has suspended the countervailing duty investigation on sugar from Mexico. The basis for this action is an agreement between the Department and the Government of Mexico (``GOM''), wherein the GOM has agreed not to provide any new or additional export or import substitution subsidies on the subject merchandise and has agreed to restrict the volume of direct or indirect exports to the United States of sugar from all Mexican producers/exporters in order to eliminate completely the injurious effects of exports of this merchandise to the United States.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2014-30390
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (ribbons) from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. We find that Yangzhou Bestpak Gifts & Crafts Co., Ltd. (Bestpak) received countervailable subsidies during the POR.
Drill Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With International Trade Commission's Injury Determination, Revocation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders Pursuant to Court Decision, and Discontinuation of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2014-30384
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 10, 2014, the Court of International Trade (CIT) entered its final judgment sustaining the International Trade Commission's (ITC) remand redetermination that imports of drill pipe from the People's Republic of China (PRC) do not materially injure or threaten to materially injure the United States domestic industry. As a result, we are notifying the public that this court decision is not in harmony with the ITC's original affirmative determination that the domestic industry was threatened with material injury by reason of imports of drill pipe from the PRC, and pursuant to the ITC's publication of its negative remand redetermination in the Federal Register, we are hereby revoking these orders.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee: Open Meeting by Teleconference
Document Number: 2014-30251
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC) will hold a meeting by teleconference on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. The meeting is open to the public and the call-in information will be provided upon request.
Termination of the Suspension Agreement on Hot-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products From the Russian Federation, Rescission of 2013-2014 Administrative Review, and Issuance of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-30234
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is terminating the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Certain Hot- Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from the Russian Federation (``Agreement''), rescinding the 2013-2014 administrative review of the agreement, and issuing an antidumping duty (``AD'') order on hot-rolled steel products from the Russian Federation. The Department is directing the suspension of liquidation to begin on December 19, 2014.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2014-30211
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed application and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-29781
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar (SSB) from Brazil. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2013, through January 31, 2014. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Villares Metals S.A. (Villares). We preliminarily find that subject merchandise has not been sold at less than normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-29780
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-19
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 cut-to- length carbon-quality steel plate products (CTL plate) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2013, through January 31, 2014. The Department preliminarily determines that the producers/exporters subject to this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value or had no shipments of subject merchandise. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-29675
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 12, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the 2013-2014 administrative review on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (``shrimp'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period of review (``POR'') from February 1, 2013, through January 31, 2014.\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to submit comments on the Preliminary Results, but none were received. Therefore, these final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results, and we continue to find that Shantou Yuexing Enterprise Company (``SYEC''), and Zhanjiang Regal Integrated Marine Resources Co., Ltd. (``Regal'') did not have reviewable entries during this POR. Additionally, we continue to find that Rizhao Smart Foods Co., Ltd. (``Smart Foods'') is not eligible for a separate rate, and we will continue to treat it as part of the PRC- wide entity.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-29673
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 12, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the 2013-2014 administrative review on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (``shrimp'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period of review (``POR'') from February 1, 2013, through January 31, 2014.\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to submit comments on the Preliminary Results, but none were received. Therefore, these final results are unchanged from the Preliminary Results, and we continue to find that Shantou Yuexing Enterprise Company (``SYEC''), and Zhanjiang Regal Integrated Marine Resources Co., Ltd. (``Regal'') did not have reviewable entries during this POR. Additionally, we continue to find that Rizhao Smart Foods Co., Ltd. (``Smart Foods'') is not eligible for a separate rate, and we will continue to treat it as part of the PRC- wide entity.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-29660
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 6, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the administrative review and new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (the PRC).\1\ The period of review (POR) for the administrative review is September 1, 2012, through August 31, 2013, and the POR for the new shipper review is September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013. These reviews cover two producers/exporters of subject merchandise: Xiping Opeck Food Co., Ltd. (Xiping Opeck), and Hubei Nature Agriculture Industry Co., Ltd (Hubei Nature). We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. We received no comments from interested parties. Accordingly, for the final results, we continue to find that the companies covered by these reviews did not make sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2014-29603
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-18
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.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2014-29473
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Office of Trade and Economic Analysis (``OTEA'') of the International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application for an Export Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the application and requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of International Air Travelers
Document Number: 2014-29463
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-17
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.
North American Free Trade Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel Reviews; First Request for Panel Review
Document Number: 2014-29449
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 1, 2014, Deacero S.A.P.I. de C.V. (formerly Deacero S.A. de C.V.), and Deacero USA, Inc. filed a First Request for Panel Review with the United States Section of the NAFTA Secretariat pursuant to Article 1904 of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Panel Review was requested of the U.S. International Trade Commission's final determination regarding Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico and Turkey: September 4, 2013-October 28, 2014. This determination was published in the Federal Register (79 FR 65,246), on November 3, 2014. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number USA- MEX-2014-1904-02 to this request.
Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2014-29370
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') determines that calcium hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') is being, or is 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''). This investigation's final dumping margin is in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section infra.
Calcium Hypochlorite From the People's Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 2014-29368
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of calcium hypochlorite from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ``Suspension of Liquidation'' section of this notice.
Limitation of Duty-Free Imports of Apparel Articles Assembled in Haiti Under the Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity Through Partnership for Encouragement Act (HOPE)
Document Number: 2014-29253
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
HOPE provides for duty-free treatment for certain apparel articles imported directly from Haiti. One of the preferences under HOPE is known as the ``value-added'' program, which requires that apparel meet a minimum threshold percentage of value added in Haiti, the United States, and/or certain beneficiary countries. The program is subject to a quantitative limitation, which is calculated as a percentage of total apparel imports into the United States for each 12- month annual period. For the annual period from December 20, 2014 through December 19, 2015, the quantity of imports eligible for preferential treatment under the value-added program is 332,915,916 square meters equivalent.
Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness; Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2014-29132
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of discussion for public meetings of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee).
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From Mexico: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-29131
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain magnesia carbon bricks from Mexico for the period of review (POR) September 1, 2013, through August 31, 2014, based on the withdrawal of all requests for review.
Notice of Scope Rulings
Document Number: 2014-29130
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between July 1, 2014, and September 30, 2014, inclusive. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.
Certain Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From Mexico; Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-28833
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-09
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 certain circular welded non-alloy steel pipe from Mexico.\1\ This administrative review originally covered eight entities: Productos Laminados de Monterrey, S.A. de C.V. (Productos Laminados), Prolamsa, Inc.,\2\ Conduit S.A. de C.V. (Conduit); Ternium Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (Ternium); Tuberia Nacional, S.A. de C. V. (TUNA); Lamina y Placa Comercial, S.A. de C.V. (Lamina); \3\ Mueller Comercial de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Mueller); and PYTCO, S.A. de C.V. (PYTCO). All requests for administrative review of Conduit, TUNA, Lamina, Ternium, Mueller, and PYTCO were timely withdrawn, and we are consequently rescinding this administrative review, in part, with respect to these six companies. The sole mandatory respondent is Productos Laminados. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2012, through July 31, 2013. We preliminarily find that Productos Laminados made sales at prices below normal value (NV) during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-28831
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the countervailing duty order (CVD) order on certain kitchen appliance shelving and racks (kitchen racks) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the Final Results of Review section of this notice.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From Mexico: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-28827
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on seamless refined copper pipe and tube from Mexico.\1\ The review covers two producers/ exporters of the subject merchandise, GD Affiliates S. de R.L. de C.V. (Golden Dragon) \2\ and Nacional de Cobre, S.A. de C.V. (Nacobre). The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2012, through October 31, 2013. We have preliminarily found that sales of subject merchandise have been made at prices below normal value. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the United Arab Emirates; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-28691
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2012, through October 31, 2013. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, JBF RAK LLC (JBF). The Department preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise have been made below normal value by JBF. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the Nineteenth Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-28688
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting the nineteenth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) November 1, 2012, through October 31, 2013.\1\ We preliminary determine that the two mandatory respondents in this review, Hebei Golden Bird Trading Co., Ltd. (Golden Bird) and Jinxiang Hejia Co., Ltd. (Hejia), each failed to establish that it is separate from the PRC-wide entity. As a result, the PRC-wide entity is now under review.\2\ We are preliminarily applying adverse facts available (AFA) to the PRC-wide entity because elements of the entity, Golden Bird and Hejia, failed to cooperate by not acting to the best of their ability to comply with the Department's requests for information. The Department is preliminarily determining that seven companies are entitled to a separate rate. Finally, the Department is also preliminarily determining that 16 companies made no shipments during the POR. 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.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-28583
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from BASA Joint Stock Company (``BASACO''), the Department of Commerce (``Department'') initiated a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') covering the period August 1, 2013, through July 31, 2014.\1\ On November 4, 2014, BASACO timely withdrew its request for a new shipper review. Accordingly, the Department is rescinding the new shipper review with respect to BASACO.
Circular Welded Non-Alloy Steel Pipe From the Republic of Korea: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-28580
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded non-alloy steel pipe (CWP) from the Republic of Korea (Korea).\1\ The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2012, through October 31, 2013. This review covers eight producers or exporters of the subject merchandise, Husteel Co., Ltd. (Husteel), Hyundai HYSCO (HYSCO), Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd., SeAH Steel Corporation, A-JU Besteel Co., Ltd., Kumkang Industrial Co., Ltd., Nexteel Co., Ltd., and Union Steel Co., Ltd. We preliminarily find that Husteel and HYSCO have made sales of the subject merchandise at prices below normal value. We are rescinding this review for the remaining six producers or exporters. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Preliminary Determination of No Shipments and Partial Rescission of Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-28579
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (``PET film'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is November 1, 2012, through October 31, 2013. The Department initiated the review with respect to five companies. We preliminarily find that two of the mandatory respondents, Shaoxing Xiangyu Green Packing Co., Ltd. and Tianjin Wanhua Co., Ltd. made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value (``NV''). We are rescinding the review with respect to Huangshi Yucheng Trade Co. Ltd. (``Yucheng''). Further, we preliminarily find that Fuwei Films (Shandong) Co., Ltd. (``Fuwei Films'') and Sichuan Dongfang Insulating Material Co., Ltd., (``Dongfang''), did not have any reviewable transactions during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.