International Trade Administration March 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Laminated Woven Sacks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-07407
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 29, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the Preliminary Results \1\ of the 2011-2012 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on laminated woven sacks (``sacks'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2011, through July 31, 2012. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results, but none were received. The final weighted-average dumping margin for the PRC-wide entity is listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2010
Document Number: 2013-07402
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products from the Republic of Korea for the period January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2010. On September 21, 2012, we published the preliminary results of this review.\1\ In these final results we find that the respondents, Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd. (Dongbu), Hyundai HYSCO Ltd. (HYSCO), and Pohang Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. (POSCO), received subsidies that result in de minimis net subsidy rates.
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part
Document Number: 2013-07392
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
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 February anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Sodium Hexametaphosphate from the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-07254
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 7, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the third administrative review of sodium hexametaphosphate from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. No party commented on the Preliminary Results.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2013-07253
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') has received a timely request for a new shipper review (``NSR'') of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on certain frozen fish fillets (``fish fillets'') from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam''). The Department has determined that the request meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (``POR'') for this NSR is August 1, 2012, through January 31, 2013.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic of China and Diamond Sawblades and Parts Thereof From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Implementation of Determinations Under Section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act and Partial Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2013-07251
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 22, 2013, the U.S. Trade Representative (``USTR'') instructed the Department of Commerce (``Department'') to implement its determinations under section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (``URAA'') regarding the antidumping investigations of certain frozen warmwater shrimp (``shrimp'') from the People's Republic of China (`PRC'') and diamond sawblades and parts thereof (``sawblades'') from the PRC. The Department issued its final determinations on March 4, 2013, regarding the offsetting of dumped comparisons with non-dumped comparisons when making average-to-average comparisons of export price and normal value in the investigation challenged by the PRC before the World Trade Organization (``WTO'') in United StatesAnti-Dumping Measures on Certain Shrimp and Diamond Saw Blades from China (DS422). The Department is now implementing these determinations.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Final Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2013-06960
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 25, 2012, the Department of Commerce (Department) published its preliminary rescission for the new shipper reviews (NSRs) of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC) \1\ covering the period of review (POR) November 1, 2010, through October 31, 2011, for Foshan Fuyi Food Co., Ltd. (Fuyi) and Qingdao May Carrier Import & Export Co., Ltd. (Maycarrier). For these final results, the Department continues to find that Fuyi's new shipper sales were not bona fide. Additionally, the Department continues to find that Maycarrier does not qualify as a new shipper. Therefore, the Department is rescinding the NSRs of both Fuyi and Maycarrier.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Final Rescission of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-06922
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 18, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the preliminary rescission of this new shipper review (NSR) of Shandong Yinfeng Rare Fungus Corporation Ltd. (Yinfeng) under the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012.\1\ The Preliminary Rescission invited interested parties to comment. No comments were received from any party. As discussed below, based on our analysis of the record, the Department has determined that Yinfeng did not satisfy the regulatory requirements for a NSR. Therefore, we are rescinding this NSR.
U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission to Turkey
Document Number: 2013-06797
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
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U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission to Russia- Amendment
Document Number: 2013-06796
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (CS) is publishing this supplement to the Notice of the U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission to Russia published at 77 FR 77032, December 31, 2012, to amend the Notice to revise the dates of the application deadline from March 15, 2013 to the new deadline of March 29, 2013.
Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-06682
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 17, 2012, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the 2011-2012 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on uncovered innerspring units (``innersprings'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012.\1\ The Department gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. Based upon our analysis of the comments and information received, the Department has made changes to its treatment of Tai Wa Hong and its affiliates for the final results. The final dumping margin for this administrative review is listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Polyester Staple Fiber From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-06674
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyester staple fiber (PSF) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2011, through April 30, 2012. The review covers two producers/exporters of the subject merchandise, Far Eastern New Century Corporation (FENC) and Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Nan Ya). We preliminarily find that FENC has not sold subject merchandise at less than normal value and that Nan Ya had no shipments during the POR.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews
Document Number: 2013-06577
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to the Order of the Binational Panel dated February 15, 2013, the panel review was completed on March 18, 2013.
Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and New Shipper Reviews; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2013-06550
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published the Preliminary Results of the eighth administrative review and aligned new shipper reviews on certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') on September 12, 2012.\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 these final results. The final dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Results of the Administrative Reviews'' section of this notice. The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2010, through July 31, 2011.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Scope Ruling and Notice of Amended Final Scope Ruling Pursuant to Court Decision
Document Number: 2013-06409
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 6, 2013, the United States Court of International Trade (``CIT'' or ``the Court'') sustained the Department of Commerce's (``the Department'') final results of second remand determination, which construed that the scope of the order \1\ excludes Legacy Classic Furniture, Inc.'s (``Legacy'') Heritage Court Bench pursuant to the CIT's remand order in Legacy Classic Furniture v. United States, Court No. 10-00352, Slip Op. 12-121 (September 19, 2012) (``Legacy II'').\2\ 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 scope ruling and is amending its final scope ruling on Legacy's Heritage Court Bench.\3\
Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products From Germany and the Republic of Korea: Revocation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2013-06289
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the International Trade Commission (the ``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') orders on corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products (``CORE'') from Germany and the Republic of Korea (``Korea'') and the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on CORE from Korea would not be likely to lead to the continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') is revoking these AD and CVD orders.
Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China; Final Results of Third Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2013-06173
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') published its Preliminary Results of the antidumping duty order on certain steel nails from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') on September 4, 2012.\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is August 1, 2010, through July 31, 2011. 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 these final results. The final dumping margins are listed below in the ``Final Results of the Review'' section of this notice.
Certain Activated Carbon From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2013-06033
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain activated carbon 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.
Energy and Environment Trade Mission to Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines
Document Number: 2013-05963
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
U.S. Infrastructure Trade Mission to Colombia and Panama-Amendment
Document Number: 2013-05962
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (CS) is publishing this supplement to the Notice of the U.S. Healthcare Trade Mission to Russia published at 77 FR 77032, December 31, 2012, to amend the Notice to revise the dates of the application deadline from March 15, 2013 to the new deadline of March 29, 2013.
Corrosion-Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products From the Republic of Korea; Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010 to 2011
Document Number: 2013-05934
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On September 6, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on corrosion-resistant carbon steel flat products (CORE) from the Republic of Korea (Korea).\1\ This review covers seven manufacturers and/or exporters (collectively, the respondents) of the subject merchandise: Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd. (Dongbu), Dongkuk Industries Co., Ltd. (Dongkuk), Haewon MSC Co. Ltd. (Haewon), Hyundai HYSCO (HYSCO), LG Chem., Ltd. (LG Chem), LG Hausys, Ltd. (Hausys), and Union Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Union). The period of review (POR) is August 1, 2010, through July 31, 2011. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made certain changes in the margin calculation for Dongbu and HYSCO. The final results, consequently, differ from the Preliminary Results. The final weighted- average dumping margins for the reviewed firms are listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From India, Indonesia, and Thailand: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Reviews
Document Number: 2013-05932
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 1, 2010, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') initiated the second sunset reviews of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') orders on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products (``HR steel'') from India, Indonesia, and Thailand pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). On the basis of notices of intent to participate and adequate substantive responses filed on behalf of the domestic interested parties and inadequate responses from respondent interested parties (in these cases, no responses), the Department conducted expedited sunset reviews of these CVD orders pursuant to section 751(c)(3)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.218(e)(1)(ii)(B). As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department finds that revocation of the CVD orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the level indicated in the ``Final Results of Reviews'' section of this notice.
Hardwood and Decorative Plywood From the People's Republic of China: Amended Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination; and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Determination
Document Number: 2013-05929
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of hardwood and decorative plywood from the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-05669
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (``Vietnam'') for the period of review (``POR'') February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012. The Department has preliminarily determined that sales by the Minh Phu Group,\1\ and Nha Trang Seafoods,\2\ the two mandatory respondents, and Quoc Viet,\3\ the voluntary respondent, have not been made below normal value (``NV''). Additionally, the Department has preliminarily determined not to revoke the order in part, with respect to Nha Trang Seafoods.\4\
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-05667
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (``shrimp'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), covering the period of review (``POR'') from February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012. As discussed below, the Department preliminarily determines that Zhanjiang Regal Integrated Marine Resources Co., Ltd. (``Regal'') did not make sales in the United States at prices below normal value (``NV'') during the POR. Additionally, the Department preliminarily determines that Hilltop International (``Hilltop'') failed to cooperate to the best of its ability in this review. The Department is finding Hilltop to be part of the PRC-wide entity to which we are applying adverse facts available (``AFA'') as discussed below.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Intent To Revoke the Order (in Part); 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-05665
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Thailand with respect to 150 \1\ companies. The respondents which the Department selected for individual examination are Marine Gold Products Limited (Marine Gold), and Thai Union Frozen Products Public Co., Ltd. and Thai Union Seafood Co., Ltd. (collectively, Thai Union).\2\ The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-05664
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India. The review covers 195 producers/ exporters of the subject merchandise. The Department selected two mandatory respondents for individual examination, Apex Frozen Foods Private Limited \1\ (Apex) and Devi Fisheries Limited (Devi Fisheries),\2\ and accepted a voluntary response from a third, Falcon Marine Exports Limited/K.R. Enterprises (Falcon). The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012. We have preliminarily determined that sales to the United States have been made below normal value, and, therefore, are subject to antidumping duties. The Department also preliminarily determines that Baby Marine International and Baby Marine Sarass made no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR. If these preliminary results are adopted in the final results of this review, we will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess antidumping duties on all appropriate entries.
Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From India, Indonesia, the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Thailand, and Ukraine; Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2013-05647
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On November 5, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the second sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India, Indonesia, the People's Republic of China (PRC), Taiwan, Thailand, and Ukraine. The Department finds that revocation of these antidumping duty orders would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the margins identified in the ``Final Results of Sunset Reviews'' section of this notice.
Certain Preserved Mushrooms From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-05643
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is currently conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain preserved mushrooms (mushrooms) from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the period of review (POR) February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012. We preliminarily determine that sales made by Blue Field (Sichuan) Food Industrial Co. (Blue Field) were below normal value (NV). With respect to Dujiangyan Xingda Foodstuff Co., Ltd. (Xingda) and Zhejiang Iceman Group Co., Ltd./Zhejiang Iceman Food Co., Ltd. (Iceman),\1\ these companies failed to establish that they are separate from the PRC-wide entity. As a result, the PRC-wide entity is now under review. We have preliminarily applied adverse facts available (``AFA'') to the PRC-wide entity because elements of the entity, Xingda and Iceman, failed to act to the best of their ability in complying with the Department's request for information in this review within the established deadlines and significantly impeded the proceeding. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Auto Supply Chain Trade Mission to Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico; September 23-26, 2013
Document Number: 2013-05522
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Secretarial Infrastructure Business Development Mission to Brazil, Colombia and Panama; May 12-18, 2013
Document Number: 2013-05508
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Multi-State, Multi-Sector Trade Mission to Colombia; September 9-12, 2013
Document Number: 2013-05507
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-05494
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on small diameter graphite electrodes (graphite electrodes) from the People's Republic of China (PRC), covering the period February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012. The Department has preliminarily determined that during the period of review (POR) certain companies covered by this review have not made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value, and that other companies are now part of the PRC-wide entity.
Fresh Tomatoes From Mexico: Suspension of Antidumping Investigation
Document Number: 2013-05483
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce has suspended the antidumping investigation involving fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The basis for the suspension of the antidumping investigation is an agreement between the Department of Commerce and producers/exporters accounting for substantially all imports of fresh tomatoes from Mexico wherein each signatory producer/exporter has agreed to revise its prices to eliminate completely the injurious effects of exports of this merchandise to the United States.
Narrow Woven Ribbons With Woven Selvedge From Taiwan: Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2013-05467
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Trade Mission to Egypt and Kuwait
Document Number: 2013-05379
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service is replacing the Notice regarding the Trade Mission to Egypt April 14-16, 2013, published at 78 FR 7752, February 4, 2013. The effect of this notice is to expand the mission eligibility to companies in all sectors and/or industries. All companies that have applied to this mission to date, and all companies that apply by March 14, 2013 will be considered.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of Non-Tariff Trade Barriers to the U.S. Environmental Industry
Document Number: 2013-05335
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
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.
U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit-Landfill Standards
Document Number: 2013-05265
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth a request for input from U.S. businesses capable of exporting their goods or services relevant to landfill environmental standards. The Department of Commerce continues to develop the web-based U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit to be used by foreign environmental officials and foreign end-users of environmental technologies that will outline U.S. approaches to a series of environmental problems and highlight participating U.S. vendors of relevant U.S. technologies. The Toolkit will support the President's National Export Initiative by fostering export opportunities for the U.S. environmental industry, as well as advancing global environmental protection.
U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit-Universal Waste
Document Number: 2013-05262
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth a request for input from U.S. businesses capable of exporting their goods or services relevant to management of universal waste. The Department of Commerce continues to develop the web-based U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit to be used by foreign environmental officials and foreign end-users of environmental technologies that will outline U.S. approaches to a series of environmental problems and highlight participating U.S. vendors of relevant U.S. technologies. The Toolkit will support the President's National Export Initiative by fostering export opportunities for the U.S. environmental industry, as well as advancing global environmental protection.
U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit-Medical Waste
Document Number: 2013-05261
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth a request for input from U.S. businesses capable of exporting their goods or services relevant to management of medical waste. The Department of Commerce continues to develop the web-based U.S. Environmental Solutions Toolkit to be used by foreign environmental officials and foreign end-users of environmental technologies that will outline U.S. approaches to a series of environmental problems and highlight participating U.S. vendors of relevant U.S. technologies. The Toolkit will support the President's National Export Initiative by fostering export opportunities for the U.S. environmental industry, as well as advancing global environmental protection.
Fresh Tomatoes From Mexico: Termination of Suspension Agreement, Termination of Five-Year Sunset Review, and Resumption of Antidumping Investigation
Document Number: 2013-05211
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On February 28, 2013, Mexican tomato growers/exporters accounting for a significant percentage of all fresh tomatoes imported into the United States from Mexico provided written notice to the Department of Commerce of their withdrawal from the agreement suspending the antidumping investigation on fresh tomatoes from Mexico. Because the suspension agreement no longer covers substantially all imports of fresh tomatoes from Mexico, the Department of Commerce is terminating the suspension agreement, terminating the sunset review of the suspended investigation, and resuming the antidumping investigation.
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Rescission in Part of the 2011-2012 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2013-05205
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is June 1, 2011, through May 31, 2012. The Department has preliminarily determined that Far Eastern Industries (Shanghai) Ltd. and Far Eastern Polychem Industries (``Far Eastern'') and Huvis Sichuan Chemical Fiber Corp. and Huvis Sichuan Polyester Fiber Ltd. (``Huvis Sichuan'') are part of the PRC-wide entity.
Allocation of Duty-Exemptions for Calendar Year 2013 for Watch Producers Located in the United States Virgin Islands
Document Number: 2013-05063
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Department of the Interior
This action allocates calendar year 2013 duty exemptions for watch assembly producers (``program producers'') located in the United States Virgin Islands (``USVI'') pursuant to Public Law 97-446, as amended by Public Law 103-465, Public Law106-36 and Public Law 108-429 (``the Act'').
Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From Mexico: Notice of Settlement of NAFTA Proceedings
Document Number: 2013-05060
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is announcing the settlement of proceedings before five separate North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) binational dispute settlement panels.
Folding Gift Boxes From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of the Second Sunset Review and Continuation of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2013-05055
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 26, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the preliminary results of the second sunset review of the antidumping duty order on folding gift boxes from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. The Folding Gift Boxes Fair Trade Coalition (``Domestic Parties'') \1\ filed comments in support of the Department's preliminary results and no other party submitted comments. Further, as a result of the determinations by the Department and the International Trade Commission (``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty order 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.
Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-05042
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is conducting a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (``OTR tires'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). The period of review (``POR'') is September 1, 2011, through February 29, 2012. The review covers a single entry of subject merchandise exported by Trelleborg Wheel Systems (Xingtai) China, Co. Ltd. (``Trelleborg Wheel Systems China'') and imported by its U.S. affiliate, Trelleborg Wheel Systems Americas. We have preliminarily found that Trelleborg Wheel Systems China did not make a sale of subject merchandise at less than normal value.