International Trade Commission February 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: E8-3751
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, 2007 Review of Competitive Need Limit Waivers
Document Number: E8-3739
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-28
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The public hearing on this matter, scheduled for February 28, 2008, has been cancelled following the withdrawal of requests to appear at the hearing by all scheduled witnesses. The deadline for filing post-hearing briefs and other written submissions (5:15 p.m., March 7, 2008) and all other information as described in the notice of institution of the investigation published in the Federal Register of February 4, 2008 (73 F.R. 6526) remains the same as stated in that notice.
In the Matter of Certain Refrigerators and Components Thereof; Notice of Investigation
Document Number: E8-3575
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-26
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on January 23, 2008, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Whirlpool Patents Company of St. Joseph, Michigan; Whirlpool Manufacturing Corporation of St. Joseph, Michigan; Whirlpool Corporation of Benton Harbor, Michigan; and Maytag Corporation of Benton Harbor, Michigan. A supplement to the complaint was filed on February 11, 2008. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain refrigerators and components thereof that infringe certain claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,082,130; 6,810,680; 6,915,644; 6,971,730; and 7,240,980. The complaint, as supplemented, further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.
Sulfanilic Acid From Hungary and Portugal
Document Number: E8-3443
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-25
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The subject five-year reviews were initiated in October 2007 to determine whether revocation of the countervailing duty order on sulfanilic acid from Hungary and the antidumping duty orders on sulfanilic acid from Hungary and Portugal would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. On February 8, 2008, the Department of Commerce published notice that it was revoking the orders effective November 8, 2007, ``{b{time} ecause the domestic interested party has withdrawn its participation and substantive responses in these sunset reviews * * * '' (73 FR 7527). Accordingly, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)), the subject reviews are terminated.
In the Matter of: Certain DVD Players and Recorders and Certain Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Issuance of a Limited Exclusion Order Against the Infringing Products of Respondents Found in Default; Termination of Investigation
Document Number: E8-3205
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a limited exclusion order against the infringing products of Dongguan GVG Digital Products Ltd. and GVG Digital Technology Holdings Ltd. (collectively, the ``GVG respondents''), who were previously found in default, and has terminated the above- captioned investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337 (``section 337'').
Global Beef Trade: Effects of Animal Health, Sanitary, Food Safety, and Other Measures on U.S. Beef Exports
Document Number: E8-3128
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt of a letter dated January 29, 2008, from the Committee on Finance of the United States Senate (Committee) delaying the date for transmitting its report in investigation No. 332-488, Global Beef Trade: Effects of Animal Health, Sanitary, Food Safety, and Other Measures on U.S. Beef Exports, the Commission extended the time for filing written submissions in the investigation to May 6, 2008, and extended the time for transmitting its report to September 8, 2008. January 30, 2008: Receipt of letter from the Committee. May 6, 2008: New deadline for filing written submissions. September 8, 2008: New date for transmitting the Commission's report to the Committee. Background: In its original request, the Committee asked that the Commission provide its report in the investigation by June 6, 2008. In its January 29, 2008, letter the Committee extended the time for providing the report to September 8, 2008. Following receipt of the Committee's letter, the Commission adjusted its internal work schedule and also extended the deadline for filing written submissions relating to the investigation from February 29, 2008, to May 6, 2008. The Commission published notice of institution of the investigation in the Federal Register on September 19, 2007 (72 FR 53603). The notice is also available on the Commission Web site at https://www.usitc.gov. All other information about the investigation, including a description of the subject matter to be addressed, contact information, procedures for filing written submissions, and Commission addresses, remains the same as in the original notice. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at: https://www.usitc.gov/secretary/edis.htm.
Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: E8-3052
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-19
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rules of General Application and Adjudication and Enforcement
Document Number: E8-2871
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The United States International Trade Commission (``Commission'') proposed to amend its Rules of Practice and Procedure concerning rules of general application, adjudication, and enforcement and published a notice of its proposal on December 20, 2007. 72 FR 72280 (Dec. 20, 2007). The Commission required written comments to be filed by 5:15 p.m. within 60 days after publication of the notice of proposed rulemaking. Two entities have requested six week extensions of time to file their written comments. The Commission has determined to extend the deadline by six weeks.
Persulfates From China
Document Number: E8-2848
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of an expedited review pursuant to section 751(c)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(3)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on persulfates from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Laminated Woven Sacks From China
Document Number: E8-2843
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-450 (Final) under section 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) (the Act) and the final phase of antidumping investigation No. 731-TA- 1122 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of subsidized and less-than-fair-value imports from China of laminated woven sacks, provided for in subheading 6305.33.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.\1\
In the Matter of: Certain Switches and Products Containing Same; Notice of Commission Determination of No Violation of Section 337; Termination of the Investigation
Document Number: E8-2716
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that there is no violation of 19 U.S.C. 1337 by respondents Belkin International, Inc., Belkin, Inc., and Emine Technology Co., Ltd. in the above-referenced investigation.
Fresh Tomatoes From Mexico
Document Number: E8-2439
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-11
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Effective January 22, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``Commerce'') suspended its antidumping investigation on fresh tomatoes from Mexico (73 FR 4831, January 28, 2008). The basis for the suspension is an agreement between Commerce and producers/exporters that account for substantially all imports of this product from Mexico, wherein each signatory producer/exporter agreed to revise its prices to eliminate completely the injurious effects of exports of this merchandise to the United States. Accordingly, the U.S. International Trade Commission (``Commission'') gives notice of the suspension of its antidumping investigation involving imports of fresh tomatoes from Mexico.
Certain Steel Nails From China and the United Arab Emirates
Document Number: E8-2333
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of antidumping investigation Nos. 731-TA-1114 and 1115 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) (the Act) to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of less-than-fair-value imports from China and the United Arab Emirates of certain steel nails, provided for in subheadings 7317.00.55, 7317.00.65, and 7317.00.75 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).\1\
Welded Stainless Steel Pressure Pipe From China
Document Number: E8-2054
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-454 (Preliminary) and antidumping duty investigation No. 731-TA-1144 (Preliminary) under sections 703(a) and 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671b(a) and 1673b(a)) (the Act) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports from China of welded stainless steel pressure pipe, provided for in subheadings 7306.40.50 and 7306.40.10 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of China, and sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation pursuant to sections 702(c)(1)(B) or 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1671a(c)(1)(B) or 1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in these investigations in 45 days, or in this case by March 17, 2008. The Commission's views are due at Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by March 24, 2008. For further information concerning the conduct of these investigations and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207).
Circular Welded Carbon-Quality Steel Pipe From China
Document Number: E8-2053
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase of countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-447 (Final) under section 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) (the Act) and the final phase of antidumping investigation No. 731-TA- 1116 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of subsidized and less-than-fair-value imports from China of circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe, provided for in subheadings 7306.30.10, 7306.30.50, 7306.50.10, 7306.50.50, 7306.19.10, and 7306.19.51 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.\1\
Light-Walled Rectangular Pipe and Tube From China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey
Document Number: E8-2052
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase countervailing duty investigation No. 701-TA-449 (Final) under section 705(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1671d(b)) (the Act) to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports from China of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube, currently provided for in subheading 7306.61.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States,\1\ that are alleged to be subsidized by the Government of the People's Republic of China. The Commission also hereby gives notice of the scheduling of the final phase antidumping investigation Nos. 731-TA-1118-1121 (Final) under section 735(b) of the Act (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) to determine whether an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports from China, Korea, Mexico, and Turkey of light-walled rectangular pipe and tube, currently provided for in subheading 7306.61.50 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. For further information concerning the conduct of this phase of the investigations, hearing procedures, and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and C (19 CFR part 207).
Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, 2007 Review of Competitive Need Limit Waivers
Document Number: E8-1937
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-04
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Following receipt on January 18, 2008, of a request from the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)), the Commission instituted investigation No. 332-497, Advice Concerning Possible Modifications to the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, 2007 Review of Competitive Need Limit Waivers.
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From Turkey
Document Number: E8-1734
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on rebar from Turkey would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission; \1\ to be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is March 24, 2008. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by April 15, 2008. For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).
Silicon Metal From Russia
Document Number: E8-1733
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-01
Agency: International Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission hereby gives notice that it has instituted a review pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty order on silicon metal from Russia would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury. Pursuant to section 751(c)(2) of the Act, interested parties are requested to respond to this notice by submitting the information specified below to the Commission; \1\ to be assured of consideration, the deadline for responses is March 24, 2008. Comments on the adequacy of responses may be filed with the Commission by April 15, 2008. For further information concerning the conduct of this review and rules of general application, consult the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part 207).