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Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Advance Notification of Sunset Reviews

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AGENCY:

Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice of Upcoming Sunset Reviews.

Background

Every five years, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, the Department of Commerce (“the Department”) and the International Trade Commission automatically initiate and conduct a review to determine whether revocation of a countervailing or antidumping duty order or termination of an investigation suspended under section 704 or 734 would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping or a countervailable subsidy (as the case may be) and of material injury.

Upcoming Sunset Reviews for December 2008

The following Sunset Reviews are scheduled for initiation in December 2008 and will appear in that month's Start Printed Page 65288Notice of Initiation of Five-year Sunset Reviews.

Antidumping Duty ProceedingsDepartment Contact
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Mexico (A-201-831)Dana Mermelstein (202) 482-1391
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Thailand (A-549-820)Dana Mermelstein (202) 482-1391
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Brazil (A-351-837)Dana Mermelstein (202) 482-1391
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from India (A-533-828)Dana Mermelstein (202) 482-1391
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from South Korea (A-580-852)Dana Mermelstein (202) 482-1391
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from Japan (A-588-068)Dana Mermelstein (202) 482-1391
Countervailing Duty Proceedings
Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from India (C-533-829)Brandon Farlander(202) 482-0182
Suspended Investigations
No Sunset Reviews of suspended investigations are scheduled for initiation in December 2008.

The Department's procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in 19 CFR 351.218. Guidance on methodological or analytical issues relevant to the Department's conduct of Sunset Reviews is set forth in the Department's Policy Bulletin 98.3--Policies Regarding the Conduct of Five-year (“Sunset”) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders; Policy Bulletin, 63 FR 18871 (April 16, 1998) . The Notice of Initiation of Five-year (“Sunset”) Reviews provides further information regarding what is required of all parties to participate in Sunset Reviews.

Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103(c), the Department will maintain and make available a service list for these proceedings. To facilitate the timely preparation of the service list(s), it is requested that those seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding contact the Department in writing within 10 days of the publication of the Notice of Initiation.

Please note that if the Department receives a Notice of Intent to Participate from a member of the domestic industry within 15 days of the date of initiation, the review will continue. Thereafter, any interested party wishing to participate in the Sunset Review must provide substantive comments in response to the notice of initiation no later than 30 days after the date of initiation.

This notice is not required by statute but is published as a service to the international trading community.

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Dated: October 23, 2008.

Stephen J. Claeys,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.

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[FR Doc. E8-26161 Filed 10-31-08; 8:45 am]

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