Antidumping and countervailing duties: Administrative review requests,


[Federal Register: December 3, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 232)]


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International Trade Administration

Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of initiation of antidumping and countervailing duty administrative reviews.

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with October anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department's regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews.

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 3, 1999.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Holly A. Kuga, Office of AD/CVD Enforcement, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20230, telephone: (202) 482-4737.



The Department has received timely requests, in accordance with 19 C.F.R. 351.213(b) (1997), for administrative reviews of various antidumpings and countervailing duty orders and findings with October anniversary dates.

Initiation of Reviews

In accordance with section 19 C.F.R. 351.221(c)(1)(i), we are initiating administrative reviews of the following antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings. We intend to issue the final results of these reviews not later than October 31, 2000.

Period to Antidumping duty proceedings

be reviewed

JAPAN: Tapered Roller Bearings, Under 4 Inches; A-588-054.... 10/1/98- 9/30/99

Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd.

NSK, Ltd. JAPAN: Tapered Roller Bearings, Over 4 Inches; A-588-604..... 10/1/98- 9/30/99

Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd.

NSK, Ltd.

NTN Corporation MALAYSIA: Extruded Rubber Thread; A-557-805.................. 10/1/98- 9/30/99

Filati Lastex Sdn. Bhd.

Filmax Sdn. Bhd.

Heveafil Sdn. Bhd.

Rubberflex Sdn. Bhd. THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA: Helical Spring Lock Washers*; 10/1/98- A-570-822................................................... 9/30/99

Zhejiang Wanxin Group Co., Ltd. (aka Hangzhou Spring Washer Plant)

* If one of the above named companies does not qualify for a separate rate, all other exporters of helical spring lock washers from the People's Republic of China who have not qualified for a separate rate are deemed to be covered by this review as part of the single PRC entity of which the named exporters are a part.

Period to Countervailing duty proceedings

be reviewed

SWEDEN: Certain Carbon Steel Products; C-401-401............. 1/1/98- 12/31/98

SSAB Svenskt Stal AB Suspension Agreements: None.

During any administrative review covering all or part of a period falling between the first and second or third and fourth anniversary of the publication of an antidumping duty order under section 351.211 or a determination under section 351.218(d)

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(sunset review), the Secretary, if requested by a domestic interested party within 30 days of the date of publication of the notice of initiation of the review, will determine whether antidumping duties have been absorbed by an exporter or producer subject to the review if the subject merchandise is sold in the United States through an importer that is affiliated with such exporter or producer. The request must include the name(s) of the exporter or producer for which the inquiry is requested.

For transition orders defined in section 751(c)(6) of the Act, the Secretary will apply paragraph (j)(1) of the Department's Regulations to any administrative review initiated in 1998 (19 C.F.R. 351.213(j) (1-2)).

Interested parties must submit applications for disclosure under administrative protective orders in accordance with 19 C.F.R. 351.305.

These initiatives and this notice are in accordance with section 751(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1675(a)), and 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i).

Dated: November 23, 1999. Holly A. Kuga, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Group II, AD/CVD Enforcement.

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