International Trade Administration August 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews
Document Number: 2014-20663
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-29
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 July anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.
Request for Nominations for the Industry Trade Advisory Committees (ITACs); Amendment
Document Number: 2014-20642
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice amends the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration Request for Nominations for the Industry Trade Advisory Committees (ITACs) of February 24, 2014 (79 FR 10099) to revise the eligibility criteria to permit federally-registered lobbyists to apply for membership on the ITACs. The Department of Commerce and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative no longer maintain an eligibility restriction prohibiting federally-registered lobbyists from applying for appointment on the ITACs in light of a recent policy clarification that the eligibility restriction does not apply to advisory committee members who serve in a representative capacity. The Secretary of Commerce (the Secretary) and the United States Trade Representative (the USTR) will now consider nominations of federally-registered lobbyists for appointment on the 16 ITACs. All other eligibility criteria continue to apply. The full notice is republished in its entirety below for convenience. In February 2014, the Secretary of Commerce (the Secretary) and the United States Trade Representative (the USTR) renewed the charters of the 16 Industry Trade Advisory Committees (ITACs) and the Committee of Chairs of the ITACs for a four-year term to expire on February 14, 2018. The ITACs provide detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary and the USTR regarding trade barriers, negotiation of trade agreements, and implementation of existing trade agreements affecting industry sectors; and perform other advisory functions relevant to U.S. trade policy matters as may be requested by the Secretary and the USTR or their designees. There are currently opportunities for membership on each ITAC. Nominations will be accepted for current vacancies and those that occur throughout the remainder of the charter term, which expires on February 14, 2018.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Thailand: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, Final Determination of No Shipments, and Partial Rescission of Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-20524
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 24, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Thailand.\1\ The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2012, through January 31, 2013. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we made certain changes in the margin calculations. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. For the final results, we continue to find that all companies involved in this review sold subject merchandise at less than normal value. Finally, we find that 12 companies had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR.
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the Republic of Korea: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-20522
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber (PSF) from the Republic of Korea (Korea) for the period of review May 1, 2013, through April 30, 2014, based on the withdrawal of requests for review.
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From India: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-20401
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 25, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from India.\1\ The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2012, through January 31, 2013. For the final results, we continue to find that all companies involved in this review sold subject merchandise at less than normal value.
Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Turkey: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; Calendar Year 2012 and Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review, in Part
Document Number: 2014-20400
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) completed the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes (steel pipes and tubes) from Turkey for the January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012, period of review (POR) in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). This review covers multiple exporters/ producers, one of which is being individually examined as a mandatory respondent. We determine that the net subsidy rate for the sole mandatory respondent, Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (BMB), and Borusan Istikbal Ticaret T.A.S. (Istikbal), (collectively, the Borusan Companies), although revised from the preliminary results, continues to be de minimis. We further continue to find that the net subsidy rates for Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (Erbosan AS) 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), the two firms not individually examined in this review, are de minimis and 0.83 percent ad valorem, respectively. Additionally, the Department is rescinding the review of three companies that timely certified that they had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR.
Saccharin From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Second Sunset Review of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-20395
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of this sunset review, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') finds that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on saccharin from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping as indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice.
Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2014-20167
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC).
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-20155
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty (AD) order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from India. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. This review covers respondents Jindal Poly Films Limited (Jindal) and SRF Limited (SRF). The Department preliminarily determines that Jindal did, and that SRF did not, make sales of subject merchandise at prices below normal value (NV) 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.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From India: Preliminary Results and Partial Recission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2014-20154
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review under the countervailing duty (CVD) order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet and strip (PET film) from India for the period of review (POR) January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. We preliminarily determine that SRF Limited (SRF) and Jindal Poly Films Limited of India (Jindal) received countervailable subsidies during the POR. See the ``Preliminary Results of Review'' section, below. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2014-20153
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-25
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 certain pasta (pasta) from Italy. The period of review (POR) is January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012. This review covers two exporters/ producers of the subject merchandise, DeMatteis Agroalimentare S.p.A. (DeMatteis) (also known as, ``DeMatteis Agroalimentare SpA'') and Fratelli DeCecco di Filippo Fara San Martino S.p.A. (DeCecco) (also known as ``F.lli De Cecco di Filippo Fara San Martino S.p.A.''), as mandatory company-respondents. We preliminarily find that DeMatteis received countervailable subsidies during the POR, and that DeCecco received de minimis countervailable subsidies during the POR. The Department is also rescinding the review of one company, Delverde Industrie Alimentari S.p.A., which timely withdrew its request for review. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-20152
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to requests from interested parties, the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta (pasta) from Italy,\1\ covering the period July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. The review covers 10 companies, two of which are mandatory respondents: Rummo S.p.A. Molino e Pastificio and its two affiliates (Rummo S.p.A., Lenta Lavorazione, and Pasta Castiglioni) (collectively, the Rummo Group), and Molino e Pastificio Tomasello S.p.A. (Tomasello). The remaining eight companies were not selected for individual examination.\2\ We preliminarily determine that the Rummo Group made sales of subject merchandise at less than normal value during the period of review (POR), and that Tomasello did not.
Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership; Amendment
Document Number: 2014-20149
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice amends the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration Notice of Reestablishment of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (the Committee) and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership of June 23, 2014 (79 FR 35524) to revise the eligibility criteria to permit federally- registered lobbyists to apply for membership on the Committee. The Department of Commerce recently revised its policy regarding appointment of federally-registered lobbyists to Department advisory committees following a policy clarification by the Office of Management and Budget that the eligibility restriction does not apply to advisory committee members who serve in a representative capacity (see 79 FR 47482). Notwithstanding the language in the Committee charter, the Secretary of Commerce (the Secretary) will now consider nominations of federally-registered lobbyists for appointment on the Committee. We are in the process of amending the charter. This notice also extends the deadline for submitting applications to August 29, 2014. All other eligibility criteria continue to apply. In June 2014, the Department of Commerce reestablished the Committee. The Committee advises the Secretary regarding the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and services, in accordance with applicable United States regulations. The Committee's work on energy efficiency focuses on technologies, services, and platforms that provide system-level energy efficiency to electricity generation, transmission, and distribution. These include smart grid technologies and services, as well as equipment and systems that increase the resiliency of power infrastructure. For the purposes of this Committee, covered goods and services will not include vehicles, feedstock for biofuels, or energy efficiency at it relates to consumer goods. Non-fossil fuels that are considered renewable fuels (e.g., liquid biofuels and pellets) are included.
Certain Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Products From Taiwan: Notice of Amended Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2014-20002
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') has determined that it made certain significant ministerial errors in the preliminary determination of sales at less than fair value in the antidumping duty investigation of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from Taiwan, as described below in the ``Supplementary Information'' section of this notice. The Department corrected these errors and has recalculated the weighted-average dumping margin for a mandatory respondent and the all-others rate, as described below in the ``Amended Preliminary Determination'' section of this notice.
Welded Carbon Steel Standard Pipe and Tube Products From Turkey: Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-19875
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is partially rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on welded carbon steel standard pipe and tube products from Turkey covering the period of review (POR) May 1, 2013, through April 30, 2014.
Sugar From Mexico: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation
Document Number: 2014-19874
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From Taiwan: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-19872
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (PET Film) from Taiwan. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. On January 8, 2014, the Department published a notice rescinding the review with respect to Shinkong Materials Technology Corporation.\1\ This review covers the remaining respondent Nan Ya Plastics Corporation (Nan Ya), a producer and exporter of PET Film from Taiwan. The Department preliminarily determines that sales of subject merchandise have been made below normal value (NV) by Nan Ya. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From the Netherlands: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-19871
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on purified carboxymethylcellulose (purified CMC) from the Netherlands. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Akzo Nobel Functional Chemicals, B.V. (Akzo Nobel). We preliminarily determine that sales of subject merchandise by Akzo Nobel were not made at less than normal value during the POR. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the Republic of Korea: Initiation of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2014-19757
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) received information sufficient to warrant initiation of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber (PSF) from the Republic of Korea. Based upon a request filed by Toray Chemical Korea Inc. (Toray), the Department intends to determine in this review whether Toray is the successor-in-interest of Woongjin Chemical Co., Ltd. (Woongjin), a producer/exporter examined in prior administrative reviews of the order.\1\
Amended Final Determination and Termination of the Investigation of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Saudi Arabia
Document Number: 2014-19673
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) received and reviewed a ministerial error allegation based on its Final Determination of the sales at less than fair value investigation of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from Saudi Arabia.\1\ Based on the analysis of this allegation, we made changes to the margin calculation for Jubail Energy Services Company (JESCO). Because the revised margin is de minimis, we are terminating this investigation and ordering termination of the suspension of liquidation. A discussion of the allegation and the final weighted-average dumping margin can be found below in the section entitled ``Amended Final Determination.''
Certain Steel Threaded Rod From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-19661
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-19
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 certain steel threaded rod 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.
Wooden Bedroom Furniture From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of Changed Circumstances Review, and Intent To Revoke Antidumping Duty Order in Part
Document Number: 2014-19546
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On March 12, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') received a request for revocation, in part, of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') \1\ with respect to certain wall bed units. We preliminarily determine that the producers accounting for substantially all of the production of the domestic like product to which the Order pertains lack interest in the relief provided by the Order with respect to certain wall bed units described below. Accordingly, we intend to revoke, in part, the Order as to imports of certain wall bed units. The Department invites interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meetings
Document Number: 2014-19534
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of discussion for public meetings of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee).
Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 2014-19412
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') preliminarily determines that Linyi Youyou Wood Co., Ltd. (``Youyou'') is the successor-in-interest to Shanghai Lizhong Wood Products Co., Ltd./The Lizhong Industry Limited Company of Shanghai (``Lizhong'') in the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') and, as such, is entitled to Lizhong's cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2014-19406
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Certain Pasta From Italy: Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Reviews, and Intent To Revoke Orders, In Part
Document Number: 2014-19401
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Pursuant to section 751(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.216(b), Grandi Pastai Italiani, Inc. and Grandi Pastai Italiani S.pA. (together, GPI) filed a request for an expedited changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on certain pasta from Italy \1\ to revoke the Orders with respect to certain cheese- and/or vegetable- filled (stuffed) ravioli and tortellini pasta (stuffed ravioli and tortellini pasta). The Department of Commerce (the Department) is initiating a changed circumstances review to be conducted on an expedited basis and issuing a notice of preliminary intent to revoke, in part, the Orders. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results.
Purified Carboxymethylcellulose From Finland; Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-19399
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
In response to a request from Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a division of Hercules Inc., (Petitioner), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on purified carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) from Finland. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. The review covers one respondent, CP Kelco Oy (CP Kelco). We preliminarily find that sales of the subject merchandise by CP Kelco have not been made at prices below normal value (NV) during the POR. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results.
Certain Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and Tubes From Taiwan: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-19277
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On June 18, 2014, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain circular welded carbon steel pipes and tubes from Taiwan.\1\ The review covers Shin Yang Steel Co., Ltd. (Shin Yang). The period of review (POR) is May 1, 2012, through April 30, 2013. We invited interested parties to comment on our Preliminary Results. No parties commented, and our final results remain unchanged from our Preliminary Results. The final results are listed in the section entitled ``Final Results of Review'' below.
Stainless Steel Bar From Brazil: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2012-2013
Document Number: 2014-19148
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar (SSB) from Brazil. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2012, through January 31, 2013. The review covers one producer/exporter of the subject merchandise, Villares Metals S.A. (Villares). We determine that subject merchandise has been sold at less than normal value (NV) during the POR.
Certain Pasta From Italy: Initiation of Changed Circumstances Review
Document Number: 2014-19058
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') received information sufficient to warrant initiation of a changed circumstances review of the antidumping duty order on certain pasta (``pasta'') from Italy. Specifically, based upon a request filed by La Molisana S.p.A. (``La Molisana''), a producer/exporter to the United States of subject merchandise, the Department is initiating a changed circumstances review to determine whether La Molisana is the successor-in-interest of La Molisana Industrie Alimentari, S.p.A. (``La Molisana Industrie''), a respondent in several prior reviews and proceedings of the pasta Order.\1\
Notice of Scope Rulings
Document Number: 2014-19057
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``Department'') hereby publishes a list of scope rulings and anticircumvention determinations made between April 1, 2014, and June 30, 2014, inclusive. We intend to publish future lists after the close of the next calendar quarter.
Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube From the People's Republic of China: Amended Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2011-2012
Document Number: 2014-19056
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') is amending the final results of the 2011-2012 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on seamless refined copper pipe and tube (``copper pipe'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') to correct a ministerial error.\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is November 1, 2011 through October 31, 2012.
Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings From the People's Republic of China: Continuation of Antidumping Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-19051
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
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 (the ``ITC'') that revocation of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on malleable cast iron pipe fittings from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping and of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of continuation of the AD order.
Continuation of Countervailing Duty Order: Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless Pressure Pipe From the People's Republic of China
Document Number: 2014-18706
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of the determinations by the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') the International Trade Commission (the ``ITC'') that revocation of the countervailing duty (``CVD'') order on circular welded stainless pressure pipe from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would likely lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy and material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department is publishing this notice of the continuation of this CVD order.
Brass Sheet and Strip From France: Notice of Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-18956
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on brass sheet and strip from France. The period of review is March 1, 2013, through February 28, 2014.
Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments
Document Number: 2014-18953
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Cut-to-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate From the Republic of Korea: Final Results of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2012
Document Number: 2014-18950
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) completed the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on cut- to-length carbon-quality steel plate (CTL Plate) from the Republic of Korea for the January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012, period of review (POR) in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). This review covers multiple exporters/ producers, one of which is being individually examined as a mandatory respondent. We determine that Dongkuk Steel Mill Co., Ltd. (DSM) received a de minimis net subsidy rate during the POR. We have used DSM's total net subsidy rate as the rate for the remaining five companies subject to review. Additionally, the Department has rescinded the review of five companies that timely certified that they had no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR. Our analysis of comments received is contained in the Decision Memorandum accompanying this Federal Register notice.\1\ The final net subsidy rates are listed below in the ``Final Results of Review'' section. These subsidy rates are unchanged from the Preliminary Results.\2\
Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods From Taiwan: Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value
Document Number: 2014-18831
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On July 18, 2014, the Department published its final determination of sales at less than fair value in the antidumping duty investigation of certain oil country tubular goods from Taiwan. The Department is amending its final determination to correct a ministerial error with respect to one respondent.
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Trade Policy Mission to Peru
Document Number: 2014-18798
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service is amending the Notice published at 79 FR 28683, May 19, 2014, for the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Trade Policy Mission to Peru originally scheduled for November 12-13, 2014, in Lima, Peru, to revise the mission description to notify potential applicants that the mission will be led by an Executive official, rather than a senior official, of the Department of Commerce. In addition, the mission will now occur November 4-5, 2014.
Fresh Garlic From the People's Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Review; 2013-2014
Document Number: 2014-18708
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
On May 21, 2014, the Department received a timely request for NSR from Jinxiang Kaihua Imp & Exp Co., Ltd. (Kaihua), in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(i) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(c). The Department of Commerce (Department) has determined that the request for a new shipper review (NSR) of the antidumping duty order on fresh garlic from the People's Republic of China (PRC) meets the statutory and regulatory requirements for initiation. The period of review (POR) is November 1, 2013, through April 30, 2014.
Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip From India and Taiwan: Continuation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
Document Number: 2014-18599
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-06
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 and countervailing duty orders on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip (PET Film) from India and the antidumping duty order on PET Film from Taiwan, 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 for these antidumping and countervailing duty orders. Contact Information: Jacqueline Arrowsmith, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482-5255.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited Sunset Review of the Countervailing Duty Order
Document Number: 2014-18594
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') finds that revocation of the countervailing duty order (``CVD'') order on citric acid and certain citrate salts (``citric acid'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of a countervailable subsidy at the levels indicated in the ``Final Results of Review'' section of this notice. Effective Date: August 6, 2014.
Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts From Canada and the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Expedited First Sunset Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders
Document Number: 2014-18588
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
As a result of these sunset reviews, the Department of Commerce (the Department) finds that revocation of the antidumping duty orders on citric acid and certain citrate salts (citric acid) from Canada and the People's Republic of China (PRC) would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping. The magnitude of the dumping margins likely to prevail is indicated in the ``Final Results of Sunset Reviews'' section of this notice.
Notice of Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review: Certain Coated Paper Suitable for High-Quality Print Graphics Using Sheet-Fed Presses From Indonesia
Document Number: 2014-18340
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty (CVD) order on certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed presses (certain coated paper) from Indonesia for January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012 period of review (POR).
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Results and Partial Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011
Document Number: 2014-18339
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
The Department of Commerce (the Department) conducted an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on multilayered wood flooring (wood flooring) from the People's Republic of China (PRC).\1\ On January 27, 2014, the Department published the Preliminary Results for this administrative review.\2\ The period of review (POR) is April 6, 2011, through December 31, 2011. This review covered multiple exporters/producers, two of which were individually reviewed as mandatory respondents, with another being individually reviewed as a voluntary respondent. The Department finds that the mandatory respondents, Armstrong Wood Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (also known as, ``Armstrong Wood Products Kunshan Co., Ltd.'') (Armstrong) and The Lizhong Wood Industry Limited Company of Shanghai (also known as, ``Shanghai Lizhong Wood Products Co., Ltd.'') (Lizhong), as well as voluntary respondent, Fine Furniture (Shanghai) Limited (Fine Furniture), received countervailable subsidies during the POR. We are applying rates to the other firms subject to this review based on the countervailing duty rates calculated for the respondents individually examined. The Department also rescinds the review of one company, Changzhou Hawd Flooring Co., Ltd., that timely certified that it had no shipments of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR.
Initiation of Five-Year (“Sunset”) Review
Document Number: 2014-18259
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-01
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 the five-year review (``Sunset Review'') of the antidumping and countervailing duty (``AD/ CVD'') 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.