Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Administrative Review; 2013-2014
On August 12, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published the preliminary results and partial rescission of the 2013-2014 administrative review of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet, and strip (``PET film'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC''), in accordance with section 751(a)(1)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act'').\1\ The period of review (``POR'') is November 1, 2013, through October 31, 2014. This review was initiated with respect to four companies. After rescinding the review with respect to three of the four companies, one company, Shaoxing Xiangyu Green Packing Co., Ltd. (``Green Packing''), remains under review. The Department invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. No parties commented. Our final results remain unchanged from the Preliminary Results.
Multilayered Wood Flooring From the People's Republic of China: Final Results of Changed Circumstances Review
On September 24, 2015, the Department of Commerce (the ``Department'') published its preliminary results of a changed circumstances review \1\ of the antidumping duty (``AD'') order on multilayered wood flooring (``MLWF'') from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'').\2\ The Department preliminarily determined that Sino- Maple (JiangSu) Co., Ltd. (``Sino-Maple'') is the successor-in-interest to Jiafeng Wood (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (``Jiafeng'') for purposes of the AD order on MLWF from the PRC and, as such, is entitled to Jiafeng's cash deposit rate with respect to entries of subject merchandise. We invited interested parties to comment on the Preliminary Results. As no parties submitted comments, and there is no other information or evidence on the record calling into question our Preliminary Results, the Department is making no changes to the Preliminary Results.
Circular Welded Carbon Quality Steel Pipe From the People's Republic of China: Notice of Court Decision Not in Harmony With Final Determination and Amended Final Determination Under Section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act
On October 22, 2015, the United States Court of International Trade (CIT or Court) issued final judgment in Wheatland Tube Company v. United States, Consol. Court No. 12-00296, affirming the Department of Commerce's (the Department) final results of redetermination pursuant to court remand. 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 implemented final determination in a proceeding conducted under section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (Section 129) related to the Department's final affirmative determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of circular welded carbon quality steel pipe (CWP) from the People's Republic of China (the PRC) for the period October 1, 2006, through March 31, 2007.\1\ The Department is amending its implemented Final Section 129 Determination with regard to granting adjustments to the AD cash deposit rates.
President's Export Council; Meeting of the President's Export Council
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