International Trade Administration March 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Initiation of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews, Requests for Revocation in Part, and Deferral of Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-7623
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping duty orders and findings with February anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews. The Department received a request to revoke two antidumping duty orders in part. The Department also received a request to defer the initiation of an administrative review for one antidumping duty order.
Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-7621
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded austenitic stainless pressure pipe (``austenitic pipe'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is September 5, 2008, through February 28, 2010. The Department has preliminarily determined that sales have not been made below normal value (``NV'') by the respondent during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results. We intend to issue the final results of this review no later than 120 days from the date of publication of this notice.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2011-7619
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received a request for a new shipper review (NSR) of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC). In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(d), we are initiating an antidumping duty NSR of Zhangzhou Long Mountain Foods Co., Ltd. (Long Mountain). The period of review (POR) of this NSR is February 1, 2010, through January 31, 2011.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2011-7358
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has determined that a request for a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets (``fish fillets'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''), received on February 28, 2011, meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') for this NSR is August 1, 2010, through January 31, 2011.
University of Colorado, et al.; Notice of Decision on Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2011-7493
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
U.S. Education Mission to India
Document Number: 2011-7472
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Biotech Life Science Trade Mission to China
Document Number: 2011-7471
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People's Republic of China: Extension of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2011-7227
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is extending the time limit for the preliminary results of the new shipper review of uncovered innerspring units (``innersprings'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review for this review is February 1, 2010-July 31, 2010.
North American Free Trade Agreement, Article 1904; NAFTA Panel Reviews; Request for Panel Review
Document Number: 2011-7024
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 18, 2011, Maquilacero S.A. de C.V. 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. Department of Commerce's final determination regarding Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico, Final Results of 2008-2009 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review. This determination was published in the Federal Register (76 FR 9547), on February 18, 2011. The NAFTA Secretariat has assigned Case Number USA-MEX-2011-1904-02 to this request.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Final Rescission in Part, of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews
Document Number: 2011-6996
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 29, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the new shipper reviews (NSRs) of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC) for Shandong Fengyu Edible Fungus Corporation, Ltd. (Fengyu) \1\ and Zhangzhou Tongfa Foods Industry Co., Ltd. (Tongfa). See Certain Preserved Mushrooms from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews, 75 FR 66729 (October 29, 2010) (Preliminary Results). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, and received no comments.
Honey From Argentina: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-6993
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on honey from Argentina for the period January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2010 based on a timely withdrawal of the sole request for review.
Meeting of the Manufacturing Council
Document Number: 2011-6903
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Manufacturing Council will hold a meeting to discuss competitiveness, energy issues, export/import issues and workforce development issues affecting the U.S. manufacturing sector and to receive briefings from the Departments of Commerce, the Treasury, Labor, and Energy on their activities relating to the U.S. manufacturing sector.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Extension of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2011-6883
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') is extending the time limit for the preliminary results of the new shipper review of certain frozen warmwater shrimp (``shrimp'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''). The period of review for this review is February 1, 2010, through July 31, 2010.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2011-6881
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') has determined that a request for a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (``shrimp'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''), received on February 28, 2011, meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') for this NSR is February 1, 2010-January 31, 2011.
Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the First Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-6728
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 15, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails (``steel nails'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments and information received, we made changes to the margin calculations for the final results of this review. The final weighted-average margins are listed below in the ``Final Results of the Review'' section of this notice. The period of review (``POR'') is January 23, 2008, through July 31, 2009.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2011-6736
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2011-6734
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of the Sixth Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Sixth New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2011-6564
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 15, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the sixth administrative review and sixth new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen fish fillets (``frozen fish fillets'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'').\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results and, based upon our analysis of the comments and information received, we made changes to the margin calculations for the final results of these reviews. The final weighted-average margins are listed below in the ``Final Results of the Reviews'' section of this notice. The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2008, through July 31, 2009.
Certain Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Final Results of the Sixteenth Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-6566
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 14, 2010, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the antidumping duty administrative review for certain corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea). See Certain Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Preliminary Results of the Sixteenth Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 55769 (September 14, 2010) (Preliminary Results). This review covers eight manufacturers and/or exporters (collectively, the respondents) of the subject merchandise: LG Chem., Ltd. (LG Chem); Haewon MSC Co. Ltd. (Haewon); Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd. (Dongbu); Hyundai HYSCO (HYSCO); Pohang Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (POSCO) and Pohang Coated Steel Co., Ltd. (POCOS) (collectively, POSCO); Dongkuk Industries Co., Ltd. (Dongkuk); LG Hausys, Ltd. (Hausys); and Union Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Union).\1\ The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2008, through July 31, 2009.
Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-6560
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 14, 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the 2007-2008 administrative review of the antidumping duty order covering Since Hardware (Gunagzhou) Co., Ltd (Since Hardware) on floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 55759 (September 14, 2010) (AR4 Preliminary Results). This review covers one exporter. The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2007, through July 31, 2008. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes in the margin calculations. Therefore, the Final Results differ from the Preliminary Results. The weighted average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review''.
Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-6558
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 14, 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the 20082009 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on floor-standing, metal-top ironing tables from the People's Republic of China (PRC). See Floor-Standing, Metal-Top Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 55754 (September 14, 2010) (AR5 Preliminary Results). This review covers two exporters, Foshan Shunde Yongjian Housewares & Hardwares Co., Ltd. (Foshan Shunde) and Since Hardware (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. (Since Hardware). The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2008, through July 31, 2009. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes in the margin calculations. Therefore, the Final Results differ from the Preliminary Results. The weighted average dumping margins are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review''.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2011-6177
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 7, 2011, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued an Export Trade Certificate of Review to ARC Industries Ltd. (``ARC''). This notice summarizes the conduct for which certification has been granted.
Proposed Modification to Regulation Concerning the Revocation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2011-6019
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') proposes to modify our regulations which govern the revocation of antidumping and countervailing duty orders, in whole or in part, and the termination of suspended antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The modification, if adopted, would eliminate the provision for revocation of an antidumping or countervailing duty order with respect to individual exporters or producers based on those individual exporters or producers having received antidumping margins of zero for three consecutive years, or countervailing duty rates of zero for five consecutive years.
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Anti-Circumvention Inquiry
Document Number: 2011-6451
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from SGL Carbon LLC and Superior Graphite Co. (``Petitioners''), Petitioners in the original investigation, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is initiating an anti-circumvention inquiry pursuant to section 781(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), to determine whether certain merchandise from the United Kingdom (``U.K.'') is being exported to the United States by U.K. Carbon and Graphite Co., Ltd. (``UKCG'') in circumvention of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes (``SDGE'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\
Laminated Woven Sacks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of First Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-6450
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 13, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on laminated woven sacks (``Sacks'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). See Laminated Woven Sacks From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 55568 (September 13, 2010) (``Preliminary Results''). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments and information received, we made changes to the margin calculations for the final results. We continue to find that the mandatory respondent has sold subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (``POR''), January 31, 2008, through July 31, 2009.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Participant Application, Program Exit Questionnaire, SABIT Alumni Success Story Report (Feedback Form)
Document Number: 2011-6341
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
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.
North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews
Document Number: 2011-6311
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 10, 2011, the binational panel issued its decision in the review of the determination on remand made by the International Trade Commission, respecting Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube from Mexico: Final Determination of Material Injury to a U.S. Industry (NAFTA Secretariat File Number USA-MEX-2008-1904-04). The binational panel affirmed the International Trade Commission's determination on remand. Copies of the panel's order are available from the U.S. Section of the NAFTA Secretariat.
Certain Tin Mill Products From Japan: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-6015
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from an interested party, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated an administrative review of the antidumping duty order covering certain tin mill products from Japan. The period of review is August 1, 2009, through July 31, 2010. Based on the withdrawal of request from U.S. Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel), we are now rescinding this administrative review.
Executive-Led Trade Mission to Afghanistan
Document Number: 2011-5994
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Trade Mission to South Africa
Document Number: 2011-5993
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Antidumping Duty Order: Polyvinyl Alcohol From Taiwan
Document Number: 2011-6004
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-15
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 polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from Taiwan.
Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China: Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results and Amended Final Results of Review
Document Number: 2011-5918
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 1, 2011, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'') sustained in an unpublished judgment the Department of Commerce's (``the Department'') final results of redetermination as applied to respondent Shenzhen Greening Trading Co., Ltd. (``Greening'') pursuant to the CIT's order granting the Department's voluntary remand request in Shandong Chenhe International Trading Co., Ltd. and Shenzhen Greening Trading Co., Ltd. v. United States, Court No. 09-00246 (Ct. Int'l Trade April 22, 2010). See Final Results of Redetermination Pursuant to Voluntary Remand, Court No. 09-00246, dated July 30, 2010, available at http://ia.ita.doc.gov/remands (``Remand Results''); Shandong Chenhe International Trading Co., Ltd. and Shenzhen Greening Trading Co., Ltd. v. United States, Court No. 09- 00246 (Ct. Int'l Trade March 1, 2011) (``Judgment''). Consistent with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (``CAFC'') in Timken Co. v. United States, 893 F.2d 337 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (``Timken''), as clarified by Diamond Sawblades Mfrs. Coalition v. United States, 626 F.3d 1374 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (``Diamond Sawblades''), the Department is notifying the public that the final judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's final results and is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period of review (``POR'') of November 1, 2006, through October 31, 2007 with respect to Greening. See Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of the 13th Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Reviews, 74 FR 29174 (June 19, 2009) (``Final Results''), and accompanying Issues and Decision Memorandum at Comment 11.
Porcelain-on-Steel Cooking Ware From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2011-5822
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty order on porcelain- on-steel cooking ware (``POS cookware'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order.
Magnesium Metal From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2011-5699
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would likely lead to a continuation or recurrence of dumping and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing a notice of continuation of the antidumping duty order.
Magnesium Metal From the Russian Federation: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Results of Administrative Review and Notice of Amended Final Results of Administrative Review Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2011-5691
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 1, 2011, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT) sustained the Department of Commerce's (the Department's) results of redetermination as applied to PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation (VSMPO-AVISMA) pursuant to the CIT's remand order in PSC VSMPO-Avisma Corp. v. United States, 724 F. Supp. 2d 1308 (CIT 2010) (AVISMA II). The Department is notifying the public that the final CIT judgment in this case is not in harmony with the Department's final determination and is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation covering the period of review April 1, 2006, through March 31, 2007 with respect to VSMPO-AVISMA.
Persulfates From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of the 2009-2010 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2011-5687
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from an interested party, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on persulfates from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') covering the period July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010. This administrative review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, i.e., United Initiators (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (``United Initiators''). We preliminarily determine that United Initiators does not qualify for a separate rate because it did not respond to the Department's request for information; thus, as adverse facts available, we are assigning to United Initiators, as part of the PRC-wide entity, the PRC-wide rate. If these preliminary results are adopted in our final results of this review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries of subject merchandise exported by United Initiators during the period of review (``POR''). We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.