Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.
Notice of initiation of new shipper review.
The Department of Commerce has received a request for a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel flanges (SSF) from India issued on February 9, 1994 (59 FR 5994). In accordance with our regulations, we are initiating a new shipper review covering Bhansali Ferromet Pvt. Ltd. (BFPL).
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Thomas Killiam or Michael Heaney, AD/CVD Enforcement Group III, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20230, telephone: (202) 482-3019 or (202) 482-4475, respectively.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Applicable Statute and Regulations
Unless otherwise indicated, all citations to the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Tariff Act), are references to the provisions effective January 1, 1995, the effective date of the amendments made to the Tariff Act by the Uruguay Round Agreements Act. In addition, unless otherwise indicated, all references to the Department's regulations are to 19 CFR part 351 (1999).
The Department received a timely request, in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act and 19 CFR 351.214(b) of the Department's regulations, for a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on SSF from India, which has a February anniversary date. (See Antidumping Duty Order and Amendment to Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 59 FR 5994 (February 9, 1994).
Initiation of Review
Pursuant to the Department's regulations at 19 CFR 351.214(b), BFPL certified in its August 31, 1999 submission that it did not export subject merchandise to the United States during the period of the investigation (POI) (July 1, 1992 through December 31, 1992), and that it was not affiliated with any exporter or producer of the subject merchandise to the United States during the POI. BFPL submitted documentation establishing the date on which it first shipped the subject merchandise for export to the United States, the volume shipped and the date of the first sale to an unaffiliated customer in the United States.
In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act and section 351.214(d) of the Department's regulations, we are initiating a new shipper review of the antidumping duty order on SSF from India. This review covers the period August 1, 1998 through July 31, 1999. We intend to issue the final results of the review no later than 270 days from the date of publication of this notice.
We will instruct the Customs Service to suspend liquidation of any unliquidated entries of the subject merchandise from BFPL, and allow, at the option of the importer, the posting, until completion of the review, of a bond or security in lieu of a cash deposit for each entry of the merchandise exported by BFPL, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.214(e).
Interested parties may submit applications for disclosure under administrative protective order in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305(b).Start Signature
Dated: December 10, 1999.
Joseph A. Spetrini,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, AD-CVD Enforcement, Group III.
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