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Federal Register / Vol. 73, No.

37 / Monday, February 25, 2008 / Notices 9993

Dated: February 19, 2008. On December 28, 2007, we received CFR 351.214(i), we calculated an ad
Jeffrey Anspacher, case briefs from petitioners.1 In valorem subsidy rate for Ahmadi for
Director, Export Trading Company Affairs. response to a request from the calendar year 2006.
[FR Doc. E8–3478 Filed 2–22–08; 8:45 am] Department, CalPure submitted a
revised case brief on January 15, 2008. Net Subsidy
BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P Producer/Exporter
A hearing was held in response to a Rate
request from CalPure on January 17,
2008. Ahmadi’s Agricultural Produc-
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE In accordance with 19 CFR tions, Processing and Trade
351.214(b), this new shipper review Complex (Ahmadi) ................ 0.00 percent
International Trade Administration ad valorem
covers only those producers or exporters
for which a review was specifically
[C–507–601] requested. Accordingly, this new The Department intends to issue
shipper review covers Ahmadi and ten assessment instructions to U.S. Customs
Certain In–shell Roasted Pistachios programs for the period of review and Border Protection (CBP) 15 days
from the Islamic Republic of Iran: Final January 1, 2006, through December 31, after the date of publication of the final
Results of Countervailing Duty New 2006. results of this new shipper review to
Shipper Review liquidate shipments of subject
Scope of the Order
merchandise by Ahmadi entered, or
AGENCY: Import Administration, The product covered by this order is withdrawn from warehouse, for
International Trade Administration, all roasted in–shell pistachio nuts, consumption on or after January 1,
Department of Commerce. whether roasted in Iran or elsewhere, 2006, through December 31, 2006,
SUMMARY: On November 28, 2007, the from which the hull has been removed,
without regard to countervailing duties
Department of Commerce (the leaving the inner hard shells and the
because a zero percent subsidy rate was
Department) published in the Federal edible meat, as currently classifiable in
Register its preliminary results in the the HTSUS under item number
countervailing duty (CVD) new shipper 0802.50.20.00. The written description The following cash deposit
review of certain in–shell roasted of the scope of this proceeding is requirements will be effective upon
pistachios from Iran. See Certain In– dispositive. publication of the final results of this
shell Roasted Pistachios from the new shipper review for all shipments of
Analysis of Comments Received
Islamic Republic of Iran: Preliminary subject merchandise from Ahmadi
For a discussion of the programs and entered or withdrawn from warehouse,
Results of Countervailing Duty New
the issues raised in the briefs by parties for consumption on or after the
Shipper Review, 72 FR 67276 to this review, see the ‘‘Issues and
(Preliminary Results). The Department publication date, as provided by section
Decision Memorandum’’ from Stephen 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) For subject
has now completed this new shipper J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for
review in accordance with section merchandise produced and exported by
Import Administration, to David M. Ahmadi, the cash deposit rate will be
751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import
amended (the Act). zero; (2) for subject merchandise
Administration, concerning the ‘‘Final
Based on our analysis of the produced by Ahmadi but not exported
Results of Countervailing Duty New
comments received, the Department has Shipper Review: Certain In–shell by Ahmadi, the cash deposit rate will
not revised the net subsidy rate for Roasted Pistachios from the Islamic continue to be the all–others rate (i.e.,
Ahmadi’s Agricultural Productions, Republic of Iran’’ (Decision 317.89 percent ad valorem); and (3) for
Processing and Trade Complex Memorandum), dated February 19, subject merchandise exported by
(Ahmadi), the respondent company in 2008, which is hereby adopted by this Ahmadi but not produced by Ahmadi,
this proceeding. The final net subsidy notice. A listing of the issues which the cash deposit rate will continue to be
rate for the reviewed company is listed parties raised and to which we have the all–others rate (i.e., 317.89 percent
below in the section entitled ‘‘Final responded, which are in the Decision ad valorem). The cash deposit rate for
Results of Review.’’ Memorandum, is attached to this notice all other producers and/or exporters is
as Appendix I. Parties can find a not effected by these final results.
EFFECTIVE DATE: February 25, 2008. complete discussion of the issues raised This notice also serves as a reminder
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: in this review and the corresponding to parties subject to administrative
Christopher Hargett, AD/CVD recommendations in this public protective order (APO) of their
Operations, Office 3, Import memorandum, which is on file in the responsibility concerning the
Administration, U.S. Department of Central Records Unit (CRU), room 1117 disposition of proprietary information
Commerce, Room 4225, 14th Street and of the main Commerce building. In
disclosed under APO in accordance
Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, addition, a complete version of the
with 19 CFR 351.305(a)(3). Timely
DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4161. Decision Memorandum can be accessed
directly on the World Wide Web at written notification of return/
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The paper copy destruction of APO materials or
and electronic version of the Decision conversion to judicial protective order is
Background hereby requested. Failure to comply
Memorandum are identical in content.
On November 28, 2007, the with the regulations and the terms of an
Final Results of Review APO is a sanctionable violation.
Department published in the Federal
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Register its Preliminary Results. We In accordance with section 777A(e)(1) This administrative review and notice
invited interested parties to comment on of the Act, 19 CFR 351.221(b)(5), and 19 are issued and published in accordance
these results. Since the preliminary 1 Petitioners include the Western Pistachio
with sections 751(a)(2)(C), 751(a)(3) and
results, the following events have Association (WPA) and its members and a domestic 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR
occurred: interested party, Cal Pure Pistachios, Inc. (Cal Pure). 351.221(b)(5).

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9994 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 37 / Monday, February 25, 2008 / Notices

Dated: February 19, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: specifications, or comparable domestic
David M. Spooner, Darla Brown or Eric Greynolds, AD/CVD or foreign specifications.
Assistant Secretary for Import Operations, Office 3, Import Excluded from the scope are: (1)
Administration. Administration, International Trade Welded stainless mechanical tubing,
Administration, U.S. Department of meeting ASTM A–554 or comparable
Appendix I – Issues and Decision domestic or foreign specifications; (2)
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution
Memorandum boiler, heat exchanger, superheater,
Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230;
I. Analysis Of Programs telephone: (202) 482–2849 and (202) refining furnace, feedwater heater, and
482–6071, respectively. condenser tubing, meeting ASTM A–
A. Programs Determined to Be Not Used 249, ASTM A–688 or comparable
1. Provision of Fertilizer and domestic or foreign specifications; and
Machinery The Petition (3) specialized tubing, meeting ASTM
On January 30, 2008, the Department A–269, ASTM A–270 or comparable
2. Provision of Credit of Commerce (the ‘‘Department’’) domestic or foreign specifications.
3. Tax Exemptions The subject imports are normally
received a petition filed in proper form
4. Provision of Water and Irrigation classified in subheadings 7306.40.5005,
by Bristol Metals, L.P., Felker Brothers
Equipment 7306.40.5040, 7306.40.5062,
Corp., Marcegaglia USA Inc.,
7306.40.5064, and 7306.40.5085 of the
5. Technical Support Outokumpu Stainless Pipe, Inc., and the
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
6. Duty Refunds on Imported Raw or United Steel Workers of America (the
United States (‘‘HTSUS’’). They may
Intermediate Materials Used in the ‘‘petitioners’’), domestic producers of
also enter under HTSUS subheadings
Production of Export Goods circular welded austenitic stainless 7306.40.1010, 7306.40.1015,
7. Program to Improve Quality of pressure pipe (‘‘CWASPP’’ or ‘‘subject 7306.40.5042, 7306.40.5044,
Exports of Dried Fruit merchandise’’). In response to the 7306.40.5080, and 7306.40.5090. The
8. Iranian Export Guarantee Fund Department’s request, the petitioners HTSUS subheadings are provided for
9. GOI Grants and Loans to Pistachio provided timely information convenience and customs purposes
Farmers supplementing the petition on February only; the written description of the
10. Crop Insurance for Pistachios 5, February 11, and February 14, 2008. scope is dispositive.
In accordance with Section 702(b)(1)
II. Total Ad Valorem Rate of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended Comments on Scope of Investigation
III. Analysis Of Comments (‘‘the Act’’), the petitioners allege that During our review of the petition, we
Comment 1: Whether Ahmadi’s Sale of manufacturers, producers, or exporters discussed the scope with the petitioners
Subject Merchandise Constitutes a Bona of CWASPP in the People’s Republic of to ensure that it is an accurate reflection
Fide Sale China (‘‘PRC’’) receive countervailable of the products for which the domestic
Comment 2: Whether the Department subsidies within the meaning of Section industry is seeking relief. Moreover, as
Should Assign an Adverse Facts 701 of the Act and that such imports are discussed in the preamble to the
Available Net Subsidy Rate to Ahmadi materially injuring, or threatening regulations, we are setting aside a
Because of the GOI’s Failure to material injury to, an industry in the period for interested parties to raise
Cooperate with the Department By United States. issues regarding product coverage. See
Providing Incomplete Questionnaire The Department finds that the Antidumping Duties; Countervailing
Responses petitioners filed the petition on behalf of Duties; Final Rule, 62 FR 27296, 27323
the domestic industry because they are (May 19, 1997). The Department
Comment 3: Whether the Department interested parties as defined in Section encourages all interested parties to
Should Assign an Adverse Facts 771(9)(C) of the Act and the petitioners submit such comments within 20
Available Net Subsidy Rate to Ahmadi have demonstrated sufficient industry calendar days of the publication of this
on the Grounds That it Failed to support with respect to the notice. Comments should be addressed
Respond to the Department’s countervailing duty investigation (see to Import Administration’s Central
Questionnaires to the Best of its Ability ‘‘Determination of Industry Support for Records Unit (‘‘CRU’’), Room 1870, U.S.
Comment 4: Whether the All–Others the Petition’’ section below). Department of Commerce, 14th Street
Rate Stated in the Preliminary Results Is Period of Investigation and Constitution Avenue NW,
Inaccurate and Should Be Corrected Washington, DC 20230. The period of
[FR Doc. E8–3511 Filed 2–22–08; 8:45 am] The period of investigation (‘‘POI’’) is scope consultations is intended to
January 1, 2007, through December 31, provide the Department with ample
2007. opportunity to consider all comments
Scope of the Investigation and to consult with parties prior to the
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE issuance of the preliminary
The merchandise covered by this determination.
International Trade Administration investigation is circular welded
austenitic stainless pressure pipe Consultations
(‘‘CWASPP’’) not greater than 14 inches Pursuant to Section 702(b)(4)(A)(ii) of
Circular Welded Austenitic Stainless in outside diameter. This merchandise the Act, the Department invited
Pressure Pipe from the People’s includes, but is not limited to, the representatives of the Government of the
Republic of China: Notice of Initiation American Society for Testing and PRC for consultations with respect to
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of Countervailing Duty Investigation Materials (ASTM) A–312 or ASTM A– the countervailing duty petition. The
778 specifications, or comparable Department held these consultations in
AGENCY: Import Administration, domestic or foreign specifications. Beijing, China, with representatives of
International Trade Administration, ASTM A–358 products are only the Government of the PRC on February
Department of Commerce. included when they are produced to 15, 2008. See the February 15, 2008,
EFFECTIVE DATE: February 25, 2008. meet ASTM A–312 or ASTM A–778 Memorandum to The File, entitled,

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