United States International Trade Commission.
Notice of Commission determinations to conduct full five-year reviews concerning the antidumping duty orders on silicon metal from Argentina, Brazil, and China; the antidumping duty orders on Start Printed Page 7892silicomanganese from Brazil and China; and the suspended investigation on silicomanganese from Ukraine.
The Commission hereby gives notice that it will proceed with full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. § 1675(c)(5)) to determine whether revocation of the antidumping duty orders on silicon metal from Argentina, Brazil, and China and the antidumping duty orders on silicomanganese from Brazil and China; and termination of the suspended investigation on silicomanganese from Ukraine would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. The Commission has determined to exercise its authority to extend the review period by up to 90 days pursuant to 19 U.S.C. § 1675(c)(5)(B); a schedule for the reviews will be established and announced at a later date. For further information concerning the conduct of these reviews 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).
February 3, 2000.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
George Deyman (202-205-3197), Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server (http://www.usitc.gov).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On February 3, 2000, the Commission determined that it should proceed to full reviews in the subject five-year reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Act. The Commission, in consultation with the Department of Commerce, grouped these reviews because they involve similar domestic like products. See 19 U.S.C. § 1675(c)(5)(D); 63 F.R. 29372, 29374 (May 29, 1998). With regard to silicon metal from Argentina and Brazil and silicomanganese from Brazil and Ukraine, the Commission found that both the domestic interested party group responses and the respondent interested party group responses to its notice of institution  were adequate and voted to conduct full reviews. With regard to both silicon metal and silicomanganese from China, the Commission found that the domestic interested party group responses were adequate and the respondent interested party group responses were inadequate. The Commission also found that other circumstances warranted conducting full reviews.
A record of the Commissioners' votes, the Commission's statement on adequacy, and any individual Commissioner's statements will be available from the Office of the Secretary and at the Commission's web site.Start Signature
Issued: February 9, 2000.
By order of the Commission.
Donna R. Koehnke,
[FR Doc. 00-3706 Filed 2-15-00; 8:45 am]
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