International Trade Administration February 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Stainless Steel Wire Rod From Taiwan: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-3835
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Honey From the People's Republic of China; Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: E5-784
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 29, 2004, the U.S. Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of the new shipper reviews of the antidumping order on honey from the People's Republic of China (69 FR 69350). These reviews cover four exporters, Anhui Honghui Foodstuff (Group) Co., Ltd. (``Anhui Honghui''), Eurasia Bee's Products Co., Ltd. (``Eurasia''), Inner Mongolia Youth Trade Development Co., Ltd. (``Inner Mongolia Youth''), and Jiangsu Kanghong Natural Healthfoods Co., Ltd. (``Jiangsu Kanghong''). The period of review (``POR'') is December 1, 2002, through November 30, 2003. Based on our analysis of the record, and on comments from the interested parties, we have made changes to the margin calculations of all four producers/exporters as described below. See ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904; Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Termination of Panel Review
Document Number: 05-3619
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Notice of Withdrawal of the Request for Panel Review by the complainants, the panel review is terminated as of February 17, 2005. A panel has not been appointed to this panel review. Pursuant to Rule 71(2) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Review, this panel review is terminated.
Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation: Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: E5-765
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E5-759
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: E5-758
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-24
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 January anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Notice of Amended Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Chlorinated Isocyanurates From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 05-3688
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is amending the weighted-average dumping margin listed in the Preliminary Determination for the mandatory respondent Hebei Jiheng Chemical Co., Ltd. (``Jiheng'') and for the Section A Respondents.\1\ See Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination: Chlorinated Isocyanurates from the People's Republic of China, 69 FR 75293 (December 16, 2004) (``Preliminary Determination''). The Department finds that it made ministerial errors in the calculations for Jiheng, and that the correction of all errors alleged by Jiheng fulfills the requirement of a significant ministerial error within the meaning of 19 CFR 351.224(e). Therefore, the rate assigned to the Section A respondents also changes.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: E5-739
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review to the Association for the Administration of Rice Quotas, Inc. (``AARQ'') on February 14, 2005. The Certificate has been amended eight times. The most recent previous amendment was issued to AARQ on March 3, 2004, and published in the Federal Register March 18, 2004 (69 FR 12831). The original Export Trade Certificate of Review No. 97-00003 was issued to AARQ on January 21, 1998, and published in the Federal Register on January 28, 1998 (63 FR 4220).
Hard Red Spring Wheat From Canada: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-668
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request made on October 29, 2004, by the Canadian Wheat Board, the Department of Commerce initiated an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on hard red spring wheat from Canada, covering the period March 10, 2003, through December 31, 2003. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 69 FR 67701 (November 19, 2004). As a result of a timely withdrawal of the request for review by the Canadian Wheat Board, we are rescinding this review.
International Industry Symposium at 3Rs Initiative Ministerial Conference (Reduce Waste, Reuse and Recycle); Notice of Opportunity for Participation
Document Number: 05-3304
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing at the Department of Commerce will host an informational meeting on March 2, 2005 regarding the 3Rs International Industry Symposium to be hosted by the Government of Japan in Tokyo on April 28, 2005. The 3Rs Initiative (Reduce waste, Reuse and Recycle) was introduced by the Government of Japan and supported by the U.S. at the 2004 G8 summit in Sea Island, Georgia.
Certain Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip from India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-658
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 12, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet and strip (PET film) from India. The review covers PET film exported to the United States by Jindal Polyester Ltd. (Jindal) during the period from December 21, 2001, through June 30, 2003. We provided interested parties with an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results of review. After analyzing the comments received, we have made changes to the margin calculation. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the reviewed firm is listed below in the section entitled, ``Final Results of Review.''
Notice of Termination of Antidumping Duty Investigations: Certain Circular Welded Carbon Quality Line Pipe from Mexico and the Republic of Korea
Document Number: 05-3081
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 1, 2005, American Steel Pipe Division of ACIPCO, IPSCO Tubulars Inc., Lone Star Steel Company, Maverick Tube Corporation, Northwest Pipe Company, and Stupp Corporation (collectively, ``petitioners'') withdrew their antidumping petitions, filed on March 3, 2004, regarding certain circular welded carbon quality line pipe from Mexico and the Republic of Korea (``Korea''). Based on this withdrawal, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is now terminating these investigations.
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision and Suspension of Liquidation
Document Number: E5-651
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 21, 2005, in Luoyang Bearing Factory v. United States, Slip Op. 05-3, the Court of International Trade (``CIT'') affirmed the Department of Commerce's Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Remand (``Remand Results''), dated September 30, 2004. Consistent with the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (``CAFC'') in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (``Timken''), the Department will continue to order the suspension of liquidation of the subject merchandise, where appropriate, until there is a ``conclusive'' decision in this case. If the case is not appealed, or if it is affirmed on appeal, the Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``Customs'') to liquidate all relevant entries from Luoyang Bearing Factory (``Luoyang''), Zheijiang Machinery Import & Export Corporation (``ZMC''), China National Machinery Import & Export Corporation (``CMC''), and Wafangdian Bearing Company, Limited (``Wafangdian'') and revise the cash deposit rates as appropriate.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From Taiwan; Final Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-631
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 9, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results and partial rescission of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from Taiwan. This review covers 13 manufacturers/exporters. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003. We provided interested parties with an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results of review. After analyzing the comments received, we made changes to the margin calculations for two respondents, Chia Far Industry Factory Co., Ltd. (Chia Far) and Yieh United Steel Corporation (YUSCO). Therefore, the final results of review differ from the preliminary results of review. The final weighted-average dumping margins for the reviewed firms are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Honey from the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: E5-630
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 24, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on honey from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period December 1, 2003, through May 31, 2004. This new shipper review covered one exporter, Foodworld International Club, Ltd. (Foodworld). For the reasons discussed below, we are rescinding the review of Foodworld.
Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From Italy
Document Number: E5-598
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 9, 2004, the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping order covering stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from Italy. See Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from Italy, 69 FR 48205 (August 9, 2004) (Preliminary Results). The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003. We invited parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made a change to the margin calculation. Therefore, the final results differ from the Preliminary Results. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the reviewed firm is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain In-Shell Raw Pistachios From Iran
Document Number: E5-596
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 9, 2004, the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping order covering certain in-shell raw pistachios from Iran. See Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain In-Shell Raw Pistachios from Iran, 69 FR 48197 (August 9, 2004) (Preliminary Results). The product covered by this order is certain in-shell raw pistachios (pistachios) from Iran as described in the ``Scope of the Review'' section of the Federal Register notice. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003. We invited parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to the margin calculation. Therefore, the final results differ from the Preliminary Results. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the reviewed firm and the producer of the merchandise is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation: Certain Orange Juice From Brazil
Document Number: E5-587
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Small Diameter Carbon and Alloy Seamless Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From Romania: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Determination Not To Revoke Order in Part
Document Number: E5-586
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 7, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review of certain small diameter carbon and alloy seamless standard, line, and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from Romania. This review covers one manufacturer/exporter of the subject merchandise. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2002, through July 31, 2003. Based on our analysis of comments received, these final results differ from the preliminary results. The final results are listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section.
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From France: Final Results of Antidumping Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-576
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 6, 2004, the Department of Commerce (Department) published the preliminary results of its administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel sheet and strip in coils (SSSS) from France. See Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from France, 69 FR 47892 (August 6, 2004) (Preliminary Results). This review covers all shipments of this merchandise to the United States during the period from July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003 by Ugine & ALZ France, S.A. (UA France). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to the Preliminary Results. For the final dumping margins, see the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-575
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from the Crawfish Processors Alliance (``Petitioners''), the Department of Commerce initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for entries of subject merchandise by Qingdao Xiyuan Refrigerate Food Co., Ltd. (``Qingdao Xiyuan''). The period of review is September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2004. We are now rescinding the administrative review with respect to Qingdao Xiyuan, as a result of petitioners' withdrawal of its request for review of this company.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part
Document Number: C5-1731
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument
Document Number: E5-540
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Pasta from Turkey: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-538
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 6, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta from Turkey. This review covers two exporters/producers of subject merchandise, Filiz Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (Filiz) and Tat Konserve A.S. (Tat), succesor-in-interest to Pastavilla Makarnacilik San. V. Tic. A.S., (Pastavilla). The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003. As a result of our analysis of the comments received, these final results differ from the preliminary results. For our final results, we have found that during the POR, Tat and Filiz sold subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV). The final results are listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Persulfates from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-537
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 6, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review of persulfates from the People's Republic of China (the PRC). This review covers one exporter of the subject merchandise, Shanghai AJ Import & Export Corporation (Ai Jian). The period of review is July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made certain changes in the margin calculations. See the section entitled ``Changes Since the Preliminary Results'' listed below. The final weighted-average dumping margin is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Notice of Final Results of the Seventh Administrative Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Certain Pasta from Italy and Determination to Revoke in Part
Document Number: E5-534
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 6, 2004, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results and partial rescission of the seventh administrative review and revocation of the antidumping duty order in part, for the antidumping duty order on certain pasta from Italy. The review covers eight manufacturers/exporters of the subject merchandise: (1) Barilla Alimentare, S.p.A. (Barilla), (2) Corticella Molini e Pastifici S.p.A. (Corticella) and its affiliate Pasta Combattenti S.p.A. (Combattenti) (collectively, Corticella/Combattenti), (3) Pastificio Guido Ferrara S.r.l. (Ferrara), (4) Industria Alimentare Colavita, S.p.A. (Indalco) and its affiliate Fusco S.r.l. (Fusco) (collectively Indalco), (5) Pasta Lensi S.r.l. (Lensi), (6) PAM S.p.A. (PAM), (7) Pastificio Riscossa F. Illi Mastromauro, S.r.l. (Riscossa), and (8) Pastificio Carmine Russo S.p.A./Pastificio Di Nola S.p.A. (Russo). The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2002, through June 30, 2003. As a result of our analysis of the comments received, these final results differ from the preliminary results. For our final results, we have found that during the POR, Barilla, Corticella/Combattenti, Indalco, PAM, Riscossa, and Russo sold subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV). We have also found that Ferrara and Lensi did not make sales of the subject merchandise at less than NV (i.e., they have ``zero'' or de minimis dumping margins). We have also determined to revoke the antidumping duty order with respect to subject merchandise produced and also exported by Ferrara and Lensi because each company sold the subject merchandise at not less than NV for a period of at least three consecutive years. See 19 CFR 351.222(b)(2) and the ``Revocation'' section of this notice. The final results are listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Structural Steel Beams from Korea; Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-533
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 3, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping order covering structural steel beams from the Republic of Korea. See Structural Steel Beams from Korea: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 69 FR 53887 (September 3, 2004) (Preliminary Results). The merchandise covered by this order is structural steel beams as described in the ``Scope of the Review'' section of this notice. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2002, through July 31, 2003. We invited parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have not made any changes in the margin calculations. Therefore, the final results are unchanged from the preliminary results. The final weighted-average dumping margins for the reviewed firms are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Individually Quick Frozen Red Raspberries From Chile
Document Number: E5-515
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On August 6, 2004, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on individually quick frozen red raspberries from Chile. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results and have made certain changes for the final results. We find that certain companies reviewed sold individually quick frozen red raspberries from Chile in the United States below normal value during the period December 31, 2001, through June 30, 2003.
Certain Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from Mexico: Final Results of the Full Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: E5-514
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 17, 2004, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published a notice of preliminary results of the full sunset review of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel sheet and strip in coils (``SSSS'') from Mexico pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). We provided interested parties an opportunity to comment on our preliminary results. We received case and rebuttal briefs from domestic and respondent interested parties. No hearing was requested by parties. As a result of this review, the Department finds that revocation of this order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping.
Honey from the People's Republic of China: Initiation of New Shipper Antidumping Duty Review
Document Number: E5-480
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In December 2004, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') received a request to conduct a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on honey from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). We have determined that this request meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for the initiation of a new shipper review.
Stainless Steel Wire Rod from Sweden: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-479
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: E5-478
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Honey from Argentina: Initiation of New Shipper Antidumping Duty Review
Document Number: E5-436
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration