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

Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011
Document Number: 2013-10141
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (``seamless pipe'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011.
Export Trade Certificate of Review
Document Number: 2013-09959
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce issued an amended Export Trade Certificate of Review to Aerospace Industries Association of America on April 11, 2013.
Subsidy Programs Provided by Countries Exporting Softwood Lumber and Softwood Lumber Products to the United States; Request for Comment
Document Number: 2013-09920
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (Department) seeks public comment on any subsidies, including stumpage subsidies, provided by certain countries exporting softwood lumber or softwood lumber products to the United States during the period July 1 through December 31, 2012.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review
Document Number: 2013-09700
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-26
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 freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (PRC), meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (POR) for this NSR is September 1, 2012, through February 28, 2013.
Lightweight Thermal Paper From the People's Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011
Document Number: 2013-09162
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on lightweight thermal paper from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011.
Lightweight Thermal Paper From Germany: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2013-09049
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 11, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on lightweight thermal paper from Germany.\1\ The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2010, through October 31, 2011. We invited interested parties to comment on the preliminary results. After reviewing the comments received, we made no changes to the dumping margin assigned to Papierfabrik August Koehler AG (Koehler). Therefore, the final results do not differ from the preliminary results. The final dumping margin for Koehler is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review.''
Small Diameter Graphite Electrodes From the People's Republic of China: Affirmative Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of the Antidumping Duty Order and Intent To Rescind Later-Developed Merchandise Circumvention Inquiry
Document Number: 2013-09059
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') preliminarily determines that imports from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') of certain graphite electrodes, produced and/or exported by Sinosteel Jilin Carbon Co., Ltd. and Jilin Carbon Import & Export Company (collectively, ``Jilin Carbon''), with an actual or nominal diameter of 17 inches, and otherwise meeting the description of in-scope merchandise, constitutes merchandise altered in form or appearance in such minor respects that it should be included within the scope of the Order.\1\
Regulation Strengthening Accountability of Attorneys and Non-Attorney Representatives Appearing Before the Department
Document Number: 2013-09041
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is amending its regulations to add a subsection that strengthens the accountability of attorneys and non-attorney representatives who appear in proceedings before the Import Administration (IA). The rule provides that both attorneys and non- attorney representatives will be subject to disciplinary action for misconduct based upon good cause. The rule will assist the Department in maintaining the integrity of its proceedings by deterring misconduct by those who appear before it in antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) proceedings.
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2010
Document Number: 2013-08900
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) completed the administrative review on the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain lined paper products from India for the January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2010, period of review (POR) \1\ in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). The respondents in this administrative review are A.R. Printing & Packaging India Private Limited (AR Printing) and its U.S. importer, Gemstone Printing Inc. (Gemstone). Our analysis of comments received is contained in the Decision Memorandum accompanying this Federal Register notice.\2\ The final net subsidy rate for AR Printing is listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From Mexico: Rescission, in Part, of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2013-08901
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain New Pneumatic Off-the-Road Tires From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Final Rescission, in Part; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2013-08894
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 9, 2012, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published the preliminary results of the 2010-2011 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires (``OTR tires'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is September 1, 2010, through August 31, 2011. This review covers one exporter: Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber Co., Ltd. (``Zhongce'').
Notice of Request for Stakeholder Comments on Doing Business in Africa Campaign
Document Number: 2013-08837
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce seeks comments on key stakeholder priorities to be considered in the development and implementation of an initiative to increase U.S. exports to and commercial ties with Africa, the Doing Business in Africa campaign (DBIA campaign), to be led by the Department of Commerce in coordination with the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC). The DBIA campaign was announced on November 28, 2012, in Johannesburg, South Africa, and will advance the goals of the ``U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa,'' (Strategy) issued by President Barack Obama June 14, 2012. ITA, in coordination with the TPCC, will consider the information received in response to this notice in developing the DBIA campaign.
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Final Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2013-08807
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 9, 2012, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') published in the Federal Register the preliminary results of the first administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain magnesia carbon bricks from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\1\ We provided interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results. After reviewing the comments and information received, we made no change to the Preliminary Results. The final weighted-average dumping margins for this review are listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice. The period of review (``POR'') is March 12, 2010, through August 31, 2011.
Certain Magnesia Carbon Bricks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of and Final Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2010
Document Number: 2013-08793
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 9, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the 2010 administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain magnesia carbon bricks from the People's Republic of China (PRC) covering the two mandatory respondents for the period of review (POR) of August 2, 2010, through December 31, 2010.\1\ We invited parties to comment on the Preliminary Results.\2\ Based on the analysis of the comments received, the Department has not made any changes to the subsidy rates determined for the two mandatory respondents. The final subsidy rates are listed in the ``Final Results of Review'' section below.
Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-08792
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On January 22, 2013, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar (SSB) from Brazil. For these final results, we continue to find that Villares Metals S.A. (Villares) has not sold subject merchandise at less than normal value.
Freshwater Crawfish Tail Meat From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2013-08791
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 9, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on freshwater crawfish tail meat from the People's Republic of China (the PRC). The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2010, through August 31, 2011. For the final results, we continue to find that certain companies covered by this review made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value.
Certain Lined Paper Products From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010-2011
Document Number: 2013-08790
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On October 9, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results of the antidumping duty administrative review of certain lined paper products from India (CLPP), and gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results.\1\ The review covers 57 producers/exporters of the subject merchandise, including Riddhi Enterprises (Riddhi) and SAB International (SAB).\2\ The period of review (POR) is September 1, 2010, through August 31, 2011. As a result of our analysis of the comments and information received, these final results differ from the Preliminary Results.
Trade Mission to Philippines and Malaysia
Document Number: 2013-08722
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-08669
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC).
Meeting of the Manufacturing Council
Document Number: 2013-08668
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Manufacturing Council will hold its first meeting of the newly appointed members to discuss and identify the priority issues affecting the U.S. manufacturing industry. The meeting will be an organizational meeting to discuss priorities that will be addressed in future meetings. The Council was re-chartered on April 5, 2012, to advise the Secretary of Commerce on government programs and policies that affect U.S. manufacturing and provide a means of ensuring regular contact between the U.S. Government and the manufacturing sector.
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-08664
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the CINTAC.
Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-08658
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC).
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks from the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2013-08649
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-11
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 drawn stainless steel sinks (``drawn sinks'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''). In addition, the Department is amending its final determination to correct a ministerial error.
Drawn Stainless Steel Sinks From the People's Republic of China: Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2013-08643
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-11
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 a countervailing duty order on drawn stainless steel sinks (``drawn sinks'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').
Certain Kitchen Appliance Shelving and Racks From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2010
Document Number: 2013-08514
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has completed its administrative review of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on certain kitchen appliance shelving and racks from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2010. The final net subsidy rate for New King Shan (Zhu Hai) Co., Ltd. (``NKS'') is listed below in the section entitled ``Final Results of the Review.''
Definition of Factual Information and Time Limits for Submission of Factual Information
Document Number: 2013-08227
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is modifying its regulations, which define ``factual information'' and establish time limits for the submission of factual information in antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) proceedings. The modifications to the definition of factual information more clearly describe the types of information that can be submitted by a person or placed on the record by the Department in a segment of the proceeding. The modifications to the time limits enable the Department to efficiently determine the type of information being submitted and whether it is timely filed; they also ensure that the Department has sufficient opportunity to review submissions of factual information.
Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-08243
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain steel threaded rod from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') for the period of review (``POR'') April 1, 2011, through March 31, 2012. The Department has preliminarily determined that RMB Fasteners Ltd., IFI & Morgan Ltd., and Jiaxing Brother Standard Part Co., Ltd. (collectively ``the RMB/IFI Group'') sold subject merchandise in the United States at prices below normal value (``NV'').
Low Enriched Uranium From France: Final Results of the Expedited Second Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2013-08239
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 1, 2012, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') initiated the second sunset review of the antidumping duty order on low enriched uranium (``LEU'') from France. The Department finds that revocation of this antidumping duty order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping at the rates identified in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes from Turkey: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2011
Document Number: 2013-08236
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Turkey (pipes and tubes from Turkey) for the period of review (POR) of January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011. The review covers the following three producers/exporters of subject merchandise: Borusan Group, Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (BMB), and Borusan Istikbal Ticaret T.A.S. (Istikbal), (collectively, Borusan); Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (Erbosan) and Erbosan Erciyas Pipe Industry and Trade Co. Kayseri Free Zone Branch (Erbosan FZB), (collectively Erbosan); and Tosyali dis Ticaret A.S. (Tosyali) and Toscelik Profil ve Sac Endustrisi A.S. (Toscelik Profil), (collectively, Toscelik). We preliminarily determine that Borusan, Erbosan, and Toscelik received countervailable subsidies during the POR but that the companies' respective total net subsidy rates are less than 0.5 percent ad valorem and, therefore, are de minimis.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-08234
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Thailand. This review covers two producers/exporters of the subject merchandise, Saha Thai Steel Pipe (Public) Company, Ltd. (Saha Thai), and Pacific Pipe Company Limited (Pacific Pipe). The period of review (POR) is March 1, 2011, through February 29, 2012. The Department preliminarily determines that Saha Thai has not sold subject merchandise at less than normal value (NV), and that Pacific Pipe had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR. The preliminary results are listed below in the section titled ``Preliminary Results of Review.'' Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-08145
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC) will hold a meeting on May 1, 2013. The meeting is open to the public and the room is disabled-accessible. Public seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Polyvinyl Alcohol From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2010-2012
Document Number: 2013-08110
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is September 13, 2010, through February 29, 2012. The review covers one producer/ exporter of the subject merchandise, Chang Chun Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (CCPC). We preliminarily find that CCPC has not sold subject merchandise at less than normal value.
Glycine From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2013-08108
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On December 6, 2012, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on glycine from the People's Republic of China (PRC) \1\ in the Federal Register. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the preliminary results. Based upon our analysis of the comments received by the parties we have not made any changes to the antidumping duty rate assigned to the PRC-wide entity, which includes the sole company subject to this review, Baoding Mantong Fine Chemistry Co. Ltd. (Baoding Mantong), and are rescinding the review with respect to companies for which this review was initiated but had not previously received a separate rate status, for the final results.\2\
Legal Services Trade Mission to China, September 16-18, 2013
Document Number: 2013-08091
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2013-08024
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Drill Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011
Document Number: 2013-08023
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on drill pipe from the People's Republic of China (PRC). The period of review (POR) is March 3, 2011, through December 31, 2011. We preliminary determine that Shanxi Yida Special Steel Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. and its cross-owned affiliates received countervailable subsidies during the POR.
Purdue University et al.; Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscope
Document Number: 2013-07871
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Pasta From Italy: Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review
Document Number: 2013-07746
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India and Thailand: Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2013-07648
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from India and Thailand. The anniversary month of these orders is February. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating these administrative reviews.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2013-07550
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''), the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is automatically initiating five-year reviews (``Sunset Reviews'') of the antidumping duty orders listed below. The International Trade Commission (``the Commission'') is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same orders.