International Trade Administration May 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2014-10745
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) from the People's Republic of China (the PRC) is being, or is 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 January 1, 2013, through June 30, 2013. The estimated weighted-average dumping margin is listed in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of Organizations Participating in the United States (U.S.)-European Union (EU) Safe Harbor Framework and United States (U.S.)-Switzerland (Swiss) Safe Harbor Framework
Document Number: 2014-10719
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-12
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.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Rescission of New Shipper Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-10712
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is partially rescinding its administrative review and rescinding the new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for the period September 1, 2012, through August 31, 2013.
Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel From the Czech Republic: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Negative Preliminary Determination of Critical Circumstances, and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2014-10700
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that grain-oriented electrical steel (GOES) from the Czech Republic is being, or is 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 (POI) is July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. The estimated weighted- average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are listed in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2014-10698
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 25, 2013, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published its Preliminary Results of the 2011-2012 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring (``MLWF'') from the People's Republic of China (``the PRC'').\1\ This review covers 76 companies. The mandatory respondents in this review are: (1) Armstrong Wood Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (``Armstrong''); (2) Fine Furniture (Shanghai) Limited (``Fine Furniture''); and (3) Nanjing Minglin Wooden Industry Co. Ltd. (``Minglin''). The period of review (``POR'') is May 26, 2011, through November 30, 2012. We invited interested parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made changes to the margin calculations for these final results of the antidumping duty administrative review. The final dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Results'' section of this notice.
Differential Pricing Analysis; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-10487
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) seeks public comment on its ``differential pricing'' analysis. This analysis is currently being applied in less-than-fair-value investigations and certain reviews, including administrative reviews to determine when it may be appropriate to use an alternative comparison method based on the average-to-transaction comparison method in making comparisons of export price or constructed export price and normal value. The differential pricing analysis addresses the criteria set forth in section 777A(d)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and is applied in accordance with 19 CFR 351.414. Previously, the Department has addressed these criteria using its ``targeted dumping'' analysis.
Monosodium Glutamate From the Republic of Indonesia: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2014-10637
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) preliminarily determines that monosodium glutamate (MSG) from the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia) is being, or is likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV), as provided in the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The period of investigation is July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination. The final determination will be issued not later than 135 days after publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.
Monosodium Glutamate From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, and Postponement of Final Determination
Document Number: 2014-10635
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that monosodium glutamate (MSG) 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 the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The period of investigation is January 1, 2013, through June 30, 2013. The estimated weighted-average dumping margins of sales at LTFV are shown in the ``Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice. We invite interested parties to comment on this preliminary determination. The final determination will be issued not later than 135 days after publication of this preliminary determination in the Federal Register.
Steel Wire Garment Hangers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2014
Document Number: 2014-10634
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') for the period August 2, 2012, through January 31, 2014.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 NAFTA Binational Panel Reviews; Decision of Panel
Document Number: 2014-10559
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 29, 2014, the NAFTA Chapter 19 binational panel issued its decision affirming the Final Results of the 2006-2007 administrative review of the antidumping order issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA), with respect to Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Canada. Copies of the panel's decision are available from the U.S. Section of the NAFTA Secretariat.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 NAFTA Binational Panel Reviews; Completion of Panel Review
Document Number: 2014-10556
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Order of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Binational Panel dated March 18, 2014, the panel review of the Department of Commerce's final determination regarding Bottom Mount Combination Refrigerator-Freezers from Mexico was completed on May 1, 2014.
Ball Bearings and Parts Thereof From Japan: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, in Part; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2014-10510
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding in part its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on ball bearings and parts thereof (ball bearings) from Japan with respect to certain companies for the period May 1, 2010, through April 30, 2011.
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2014-10519
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 23, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results of the antidumping duty administrative review of certain lined paper products from India (CLPP), and gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results.\1\ The review covers two companies, Navneet Publications (India) Ltd. (Navneet) and AR Printing & Packaging (India) Pvt. Ltd. (AR Printing).\2\ The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2011, through August 31, 2012. As a result of our analysis of the comments and information received, these final results differ from the Preliminary Results.
Refined Brown Aluminum Oxide From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-10516
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty order on refined brown aluminum oxide (RBAO) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail is indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Expedited Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-10513
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 2, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the initiation of the first sunset review of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes from the People's Republic of China (PRC) pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The Department finds that revocation of this antidumping duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Review'' section of this notice.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2014-10355
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-09877
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC) will meet via conference call on May 15, 2014 to consider proposed recommendations from the U.S. Competitiveness, Trade Policy, Finance and Trade Promotion Subcommittees that address issues affecting U.S. competitiveness in exporting renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE&EE) products and services.
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee-Environmental Trade Working Group Public Meeting
Document Number: 2014-09876
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC)Environmental Trade Working Group (ETWG).
Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From Mexico: Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2014-10241
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire (PC tie wire) from Mexico are likely to be sold in the United States at less than fair value, as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The final weighted-average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination Margins.''
Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 2014-10240
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire (PC tie wire) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) are being, or 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). The final weighted-average dumping margins for this investigation are listed in the ``Final Determination Margins'' section below.
Final Determination of Sales at Not Less Than Fair Value: Prestressed Concrete Steel Rail Tie Wire From Thailand
Document Number: 2014-10237
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) determines that imports of prestressed concrete steel rail tie wire (PC tie wire) from Thailand are not being, nor are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value, as provided in section 735 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The final weighted-average dumping margin is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Determination Margins.''
Safety and Security Business Development Mission to Morocco, Algeria and Egypt; March 4-12, 2015
Document Number: 2014-10205
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part
Document Number: C1-2014-07270
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Multilayered Wood Flooring from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With the Final Determination and Amended Final Determination of the Antidumping Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2014-10118
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 23, 2014, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'') the CIT granted Plaintiffs'\1\ consent motion for severance and entered final judgment in Baroque Timber Industries (Zhongshan) Company, Limited, et. al. v. United States and Zhejiang Layo Wood Industry Co., Ltd. v. United States.\2\ The CIT affirmed the Department of Commerce's (the ``Department'') final determination of sales at less than fair value, as modified by the final results of redetermination with respect to Layo Wood and the Samling Group pursuant to court order, in Baroque Timber Industries (Zhongshan) Company, Limited, et. al. v. United States,\3\ and affirmed that the antidumping margins for Layo Wood and the Samling Group are de minimis.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Changed Circumstances Review, and Consideration of Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order in Part
Document Number: 2014-10117
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on a request from Techcraft Manufacturing, Inc. (``Techcraft''), the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is initiating a changed circumstances review to consider the possible revocation, in part, of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') with respect to certain wall bed systems.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Annual Report From Foreign-Trade Zones
Document Number: 2014-10029
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
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.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2014-10020
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
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 five-year reviews (``Sunset Reviews'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty (``AD/CVD'') 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.
Steel Wire Garment Hangers From Taiwan: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2014-10011
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on steel wire garment hangers from Taiwan for the period of review (``POR''), August 2, 2012, through November 30, 2013.
Ports and Marine Technology Trade Mission to India
Document Number: 2014-09896
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Industry and Analysis is amending its notice for the India Ports and Marine Technology Trade Mission to India scheduled for November 9-15, 2014, published at 79 FR 14478, March 14, 2014, to notify potential applicants that the trade mission has been rescheduled for February 2-6, 2015. Additional Information: On March 14, 2014, the International Trade Administration published a notice in the Federal Register (79 FR 14478) announcing an Executive-led trade mission to Kochi, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad, India with an optional stop in Goa, India to be held November 9- 15, 2014. The notice provided that recruitment for the trade mission would begin immediately and applications received after August 15, 2014, would be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. This notice confirms that the India Ports and Marine Technology Trade Mission to India is rescheduled for February 2-6, 2015. Recruitment for the mission will continue, and conclude on October 20, 2014. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis beginning June 23, 2014, until the maximum of 20 participants is selected. Applications received after October 20, 2014, will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit.