Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.
Notice of Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review.
August 18, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Irina Itkin or Elizabeth Eastwood, Office of AD/CVD Enforcement 2, Group I, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482-0656 or (202) 482-3874, respectively.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On May 1, 2003, the Department of Commerce (Department) published in the Federal Register (68 FR 23281) a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on frozen concentrated orange juice from Brazil for the period May 1, 2002, through April 30, 2003.
In accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b)(1), on May 30, 2003, the petitioners (i.e., Florida Citrus Mutual, Citrus Belle, Citrus World, Inc., Orange-Co of Florida, Inc., Peace River Citrus Products, Inc., and Southern Gardens Citrus Processors Corp.) requested a review of this order with respect to the following producers/exporters: Branco Peres Citrus S.A. (Branco Peres), Citrovita Agro Industrial Ltda. and its affiliated parties Cambuhy MC Industrial Ltda. and Cambuhy Citrus Comercial e Exportadora (collectively “Citrovita”), CTM Citrus S.A. (CTM), and Sucorrico S.A. (Sucorrico).
The Department initiated an administrative review for Branco Peres, Citrovita, CTM, and Sucorrico and Start Printed Page 49434issued questionnaires to them in July 2003. See 68 FR 39055 ( July 1, 2003).
Branco Peres, Citrovita, CTM, and Sucorrico notified the Department that neither they nor any of their affiliates had any sales or exports of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR). The Department confirmed these companies' statements with the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (BCBP). Accordingly, we notified the petitioners that we intended to rescind this administrative review with respect to all four respondents and they did not object. See July 21, 2003, memorandum from Alice Gibbons to the file entitled, “Intent to Rescind the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review on Frozen Concentrated Orange Juice from Brazil.”
Rescission of Review
Because Branco Peres, CTM, Citrovita, and Sucorrico had no shipments of subject merchandise during the POR, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(d)(3) and consistent with our practice, we are rescinding this review of the antidumping duty order on frozen concentrated orange juice from Brazil for the period of May 1, 2002, through April 30, 2003. This notice is published in accordance with section 751 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and 19 CFR 351.213(d)(4).Start Signature
Dated: August 12, 2003.
James J. Jochum,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 03-21059 Filed 8-15-03; 8:45 am]
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