Antidumping and countervailing duties: Administrative review requests,

 
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[Federal Register: November 30, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 229)]

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part

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

ACTION: Notice of initiation of antidumping and countervailing duty administrative reviews and request for revocation in part.

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. The Department also received a request to revoke one countervailing duty order in part.

EFFECTIVE DATE: November 30, 1998.

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, NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-4737.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

The Department has received timely requests, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b)(1997), for administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with October anniversary dates. The Department also received a request to revoke in part the countervailing duty order on certain agricultural tillage tools from Brazil.

Initiation of Reviews

In accordance with section 19 CFR 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, 1999.

Period to be reviewed

Antidumping Duty Proceedings

Italy: Pressure Sensitive Tape A-475-059............. 10/1/97-9/30/98 Autoadesivi Magri, Srl Japan:

Large Newspaper Printing Presses A-588-837....... 9/1/97-8/31/98 Tokyo Kikai Seisakusho, Ltd.\1\

Tapered Roller Bearings, Under 4 Inches A-588-054 10/1/97-9/30/98 Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd. Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd. NSK, Ltd.

Tapered Roller Bearings, Over 4 Inches A-558-604. 10/1/97-9/30/98 Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd. NSK Ltd. NTN Corporation

Vector Supercomputers A-588-841.................. 10/16/97-9/30/98 Fujitsu Limited NEC Corporation Malaysia: Extruded Rubber Thread A-557-805........... 10/1/97-9/30/98 Filati Lastex Elastrofibre Sdn. Bhd. Filmax Sdn. Bhd. Heveafil Sdn. Bhd. Rubberflex Sdn. Bhd. Rubfil Sdn. Bhd. The People's Republic of China: A-570-007............ 10/1/97-9/30/98

Barium Chloride \2\.............................. Zhang Jia Ba Tangshan Tianjin Chemical Red Star Linshu Ermeishang Hengnan Buohai Kunghan Xinji

Helical Spring Lock Washers \3\ A-570-822........ 10/1/97-9/30/98 Zhejiang Wanxin Group Co., Ltd.

Countervailing Duty Proceedings

Brazil: Certain Agricultural Tillage Tools C-351-406. 1/1/97-12/31/97 Marchesan Implementos e Maquinas, Argicolas ``TATU'' S.A.\4\ India: Certain Iron-Metal Castings C-533-063......... 1/1/97-12/31/97 AGV (or AGV Exports) Agarwal Hardware Ambika Exports Bengal Exports Bengal Iron Corporation Bhagyadevi Calcutta Ferrous Ltd. Carnation Enterprise Pvt. Ltd.

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Carnation Industries Commex Corporation Crescent Foundry Co. Pvt. Ltd. Delta Enterprises Delta Corporation Ltd. Dinesh Brothers (P) Ltd. Dugar International Edcons Castings Essen International Ganapati Suppliers Global Intertrade Hargolal & Sons Hindusthan Malleables & Forgings Ltd. J.K. Udyog Kajaria Iron Castings Pvt. Ltd. Kajaria Iron Castings Ltd. Kauntia Exports Kejriwal Iron & Steel Works Kiswok Industries Pvt. Ltd. Metflow Nandikeshwari Iron Foundry Pvt. Ltd. Orissa Metal Industries Overseas Iron Foundry Rangilal & Sons RBA Exports R.B. Agarwalla & Company R.B. Agarwalla & Co. Pvt. Ltd. RR Enterprises RSI Limited RS Ispat Pvt. Ltd. Samitex (or Samitek) Sammitex (or Sammitek) Shakti Isabgel Ind. Serampore Industries Pvt. Ltd. Shree Hanuman Foundry Shree Rama Enterprise Shree Uma Foundries Siko Exports Sitaram Maohogarhia Sociedad J.B. Nagar SSL Exports Super Iron Foundry Tara Engineering Works Thames Engineering Tirupati International Trident Industries Trident International Uma Iron & Steel Victory Castings Ltd. Sweden: Certain Carbon Steel Products C-401-401...... 1/1/97-12/31/97 SSAB Svenskt Stal AB

\1\ Inadvertently omitted from previous initiation notice. \2\ If one of the above named companies does not qualify for a separate rate, all other exporters of barium chloride 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. \3\ 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. \4\ Marchesan has submitted a request for partial revocation of the order under 19 CFR 351.222(c)(3). The Department will examine the request for revocation to determine whether Marchesan meets the threshold requirements for revocation under 19 CFR 351.222(e)(2)(iii).

Suspension Agreements

None.

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

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administrative review initiated in 1998 (19 CFR 351.213(j)(1-2)).

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

These initiations 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, 1998. Holly A. Kuga, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. 98-31841Filed11-27-98; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510-DS-M