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

Brake Rotors from the People's Republic of China: Extension of the New Shipper Antidumping Duty Reviews
Document Number: E5-2058
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigation: Certain Artist Canvas From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E5-2047
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand From Mexico
Document Number: E5-2046
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 24, 2005, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register a notice announcing the initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on prestressed concrete steel wire strand from Mexico, covering the period July 17, 2003, to December 31, 2004. See Notice of Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, Mexico: Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand, 70 FR 9035 (February 24, 2005). The review covers Cablesa S.A. de C.V. (Cablesa). We are now rescinding this review as a result of Cablesa's timely withdrawal of its request for an administrative review .
Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From the Netherlands
Document Number: E5-1994
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from Nucor Corporation, International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) and United States Steel Corporation (USSC) (collectively, petitioners), the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from the Netherlands for Corus Staal BV (Corus) for the period November 1, 2003, through October 31, 2004. No other interested party requested a review of Corus for this period of review. For the reasons discussed below, the Department is rescinding this administrative review.
North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews
Document Number: E5-1993
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On April 21, 2005 the binational panel issued its corrected decision in the review of the final injury determination on remand made by the International Trade Commission, respecting Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Canada Final Injury Determination, Secretariat File No. USA-CDA-2002-1904-09. The binational panel affirmed the International Trade Commission's determination on remand. Copies of the panel decision are available from the U.S. Section of the NAFTA Secretariat.
The Manufacturing Council: Meeting of The Manufacturing Council
Document Number: 05-8492
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Manufacturing Council will hold a full Council meeting to discuss topics related to the state of manufacturing. The Manufacturing Council is a Secretarial Board at the Department of Commerce, established to ensure regular communication between Government and the manufacturing sector. This will be the fourth meeting of The Manufacturing Council and will include updates by the Council's three subcommittees. For information about the Council, please visit the Manufacturing Council Web site at: http://www.manufacturing.gov/ council.htm.
Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod: Extension of Time Limits for the Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1981
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, Interntational Trade Administration, International Trade Administration
Initiation of a Changed Circumstances Review of the Antidumping Duty Order on Carbon and Certain Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Ukraine
Document Number: E5-1980
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is initiating a changed circumstances review in order to determine whether Ukraine should continue to be treated as a non-market economy country for purposes of the antidumping duty law. Written comments (original and six copies) should be sent to Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Central Records Unit, Room 1870, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: E5-1922
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
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 March anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip from India
Document Number: E5-1921
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 21, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated a changed circumstances review of polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet and strip (PET film) from India in order to determine whether Jindal Poly Films Limited is the successor-in- interest for purposes of antidumping duties to Jindal Polyester Limited. See Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip (PET Film) from India, 69 FR 56406 (September 21, 2004). Jindal Polyester Limited changed its name to Jindal Poly Films Limited on April 19, 2004. We preliminarily determine that Jindal Poly Films Limited is the successor-in-interest to Jindal Polyester Limited for purposes of determining antidumping duty liability. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Bottle-Grade Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Resin From India: Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination
Document Number: 05-8132
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 21, 2005, the Department of Commerce (Department) published in the Federal Register the final affirmative countervailing duty determination on bottle-grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from India for the period from April 1, 2003, to March 31, 2004. Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination: Bottle-Grade Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Resin from India, 70 FR 13460 (March 21, 2005) (Final Determination). We are amending our Final Determination to correct certain ministerial errors alleged by Reliance Industries Ltd. (Reliance) pursuant to section 751(h) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). See ``Amended Final Results of Review'' section, below.
Format for Petition Requesting Relief Under U.S. Antidumping Duty Law
Document Number: 05-8118
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-22
Agency: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506 (C)(2)(A)).
Information Services Order Form
Document Number: E5-1863
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Export Trading Companies Contact Facilitation Service
Document Number: 05-7918
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-20
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 the continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(C)(2)(A)).
Mission/Exhibition Evaluation Form
Document Number: 05-7916
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument
Document Number: E5-1848
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
University of Chicago, Notice of Decision on Application for Duty-Free Entry for Scientific Instrument
Document Number: E5-1847
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Honey From Argentina: Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1811
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b)(1), the American Honey Producers Association and the Sioux Honey Association (Petitioners), timely requested an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on Honey from Argentina entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after January 1, 2004 and on or before December 31, 2004. We initiated this review on January 31, 2005. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 70 FR 4818 (January 31, 2005) (Initiation Notice). We are now rescinding this administrative review because Petitioners have timely withdrawn their request for review in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(1). No other parties requested a review.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews: Corrected Notice of Stay of Panel Review
Document Number: E5-1801
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Notice of Consent Motion to Stay Panel Proceedings by the complainants, the panel review is stayed pending the outcome of the ongoing Extraordinary Challenge Committee proceeding. A panel has not been appointed to this panel review. This panel review is stayed as of March 22, 2005. The previous notice is withdrawn.
Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Magnesium Metal From the Russian Federation
Document Number: E5-1791
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (the Department) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation (Russia). On April 11, 2005, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of injury to a U.S. industry (Magnesium from China and Russia, Investigations Nos. 731-TA-1071 and 1072 (Final), Publication 3763, April 2005).
Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Magnesium Metal From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: E5-1790
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Based on affirmative final determinations by the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC''), the Department is issuing an antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). On April 11, 2005, the ITC notified the Department of its affirmative determination of material injury to a U.S. industry (Magnesium from China and Russia, Investigations Nos. 731-TA-1071 and 1072 (Final), Publication 3763, April 2005).
Honey from Argentina: Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1789
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding its administrative review of 19 companies under the antidumping duty order of honey from Argentina for the period December 1, 2003 to November 30, 2004. This rescission in part, is based on the timely withdrawal of the request for review by the respective interested party that requested the review. A complete list of the companies for which the administrative review is being rescinded is provided in the background section below.
Honey from Argentina: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1788
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has conducted an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on honey from Argentina produced and/or exported by Asociacion de Cooperativas Argentinas (ACA), Compania Apicola Argentina (CAA), HoneyMax S.A. (HoneyMax), Nexco S.A. (Nexco), Nutrin S.A (Nutrin), Seylinco S.A. (Seylinco), and TransHoney S.A. (TransHoney). The period of review (POR) is December 1, 2002, to November 30, 2003. Based on our analysis of comments received, the margin calculations for these final results do not differ from the preliminary results. The margin calculations for these final results are listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section.
Separate Rates and Combination Rates in Antidumping Investigtions Involving Non-Market Economy Countries
Document Number: Z5-1541
Type: Unknown
Date: 2005-04-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Silicomanganese From Brazil: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1741
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 8, 2004, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on silicomanganese from Brazil. The review covers exports of this merchandise to the United States by the collapsed parties, Rio Doce Manganes S.A. (RDM), Companhia Paulista de Ferro-Ligas (CPFL), and Urucum Minera[ccedil] o S.A. (Urucum) (collectively, RDM/CPFL), for the period December 1, 2002, through November 30, 2003. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we did not revise our calculations for these final results. The final weighted-average margin is listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Tapered Roller Bearings and Parts Thereof, Finished and Unfinished, from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Amended Final Results Pursuant to Final Court Decision
Document Number: E5-1740
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-13
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 affirmed the Department of Commerce's Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Remand, dated September 30, 2004, and entered a judgment order. This litigation related to the Department of Commerce's review of the antidumping order on tapered roller bearings and parts thereof, finished and unfinished, from the People's Republic of China, covering the period June 1, 1998, through May 31, 1999. As no further appeals have been filed and there is now a final and conclusive court decision in this action, we are amending the final results of review in this proceeding and we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to liquidate entries subject to this review.
Stainless Steel Bar From Germany: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1713
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 7, 2004, the Department of Commerce published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar from Germany. The period of review is March 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004. Based on our analysis of the comments received and an examination of our calculations, we have made certain changes for the final results. Consequently, the final results differ from the preliminary results. The final weighted-average dumping margin is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order: Frozen Concentrated Orange Juice from Brazil
Document Number: E5-1710
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), the United States International Trade Commission (the ITC) determined that revocation of the antidumping order on frozen concentrated orange juice (FCOJ) from Brazil would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time (70 FR 15884 (Mar. 29, 2005)). Therefore, pursuant to section 751(d)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(1)(iii), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is revoking the antidumping order on FCOJ from Brazil. Pursuant to section 751(c)(6)(A)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(2)(i), the effective date of revocation of the antidumping duty order is August 5, 2004.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Stay of Panel Review
Document Number: E5-1667
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Notice of Consent Motion to Stay Panel Proceedings by the complainants, the panel review is stayed pending the outcome of the ongoing Extraordinary Challenge Committee proceeding. A panel has not been appointed to this panel review. Pursuant to Rule 83(1) of the Rules of Procedure for Article 1904 Binational Panel Review, this panel review is stayed as of March 22, 2005.
Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From Japan and the Republic of Korea: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: E5-1660
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 3, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated the second sunset review of the antidumping duty orders on malleable cast iron pipe fittings from Japan and the Republic of Korea (70 FR 75). Because the domestic interested parties did not participate in this sunset review, the Department is revoking these antidumping duty orders.
Stainless Steel Plate in Coils from Belgium: Notice of Amended Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1658
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Court of International Trade has affirmed the Department of Commerce's redetermination pursuant to remand regarding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on stainless steel plate in coils from Belgium covering the period September 4, 1998, through December 31, 1999. See ALZ N.V. v. United States, Slip Op. 04-38, Court No. 01-00834 (CIT April 22, 2004). Although the Department of Commerce appealed the United States Court of International Trade's decision to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Department of Commerce did not further pursue this appeal, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit dismissed the case. As there is now a final and conclusive court decision in this case, we are amending the final results of review and we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to liquidate entries subject to this review.
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Netherlands; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1657
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 3, 2004, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from the Netherlands. See Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Netherlands; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 69 FR 70226 (December 3, 2004) (Preliminary Results). This review covers imports of subject merchandise from Corus Staal BV (Corus Staal) to the United States during the period November 1, 2002, to October 31, 2003. 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 is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From Japan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: E5-1655
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to timely requests by the petitioners,\1\ the Department of Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from Japan with respect to one company. The period of review is July 1, 2003, through June 30, 2004. We preliminarily determine that, because the respondent did not participate in this review, it is appropriate to base its rate on adverse facts available.
Creatine Monohydrate From the People's Republic of China: Revocation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: E5-1654
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 3, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated the sunset review of the antidumping duty order on creatine monohydrate from the People's Republic of China (70 FR 75). Because the domestic interested parties did not participate in this sunset review, the Department is revoking this antidumping duty order.
Final Results of Sunset Reviews and Revocation of Antidumping Duty Orders and Countervailing Duty Order on Cotton Shop Towels From Bangladesh, the People's Republic of China, and Pakistan
Document Number: E5-1653
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 3, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on cotton shop towels from Bangladesh and the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), and the countervailing duty order on cotton shop towels from Pakistan. See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 70 FR 75 (January 3, 2005). Because no domestic interested party responded to the sunset review notice of initiation by the applicable deadline, the Department is revoking the antidumping duty orders on cotton shop towels from Bangladesh and the PRC, and the countervailing duty order on cotton shop towels from Pakistan.
Final Results of Sunset Reviews and Revocation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders on New Steel Rail From Canada
Document Number: E5-1652
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 3, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') initiated sunset reviews of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on new steel rail from Canada. See Initiation of Five-Year (``Sunset'') Reviews, 70 FR 75 (January 3, 2005). Because no interested domestic party responded to the sunset review notice of initiation by the applicable deadline, the Department is revoking the antidumping and countervailing duty order on new steel rail from Canada.
Quarterly Update to Annual Listing of Foreign Government Subsidies on Articles of Cheese Subject to an In-Quota Rate of Duty
Document Number: 05-7266
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce, in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, has prepared its quarterly update to the annual list of foreign government subsidies on articles of cheese subject to an in- quota rate of duty during the period October 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004. We are publishing the current listing of those subsidies that we have determined exist.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of the Eighth Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 05-6958
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Italy for the period January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003. We preliminarily find that the countervailing duty rates during the period of review for all of the producers/exporters under review are less than 0.5 percent and are, consequently, de minimis. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section, below. If the final results remain the same as these preliminary results, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to liquidate entries during the period January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003 without regard to countervailing duties in accordance with 19 CFR 351.106(c)(1). We are also rescinding the review for Pastificio Carmine Russo S.p.A./Pastificio Di Nola S.p.A. and Pastificio Antonio Pallante S.r.1. in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(3). Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results (see the ``Public Comment'' section of this notice).