[Federal Register: August 4, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 149)]
[Page 47177]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



[Investigation No. 731-TA-1047 (Final)]

Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof From China


    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigation, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act 
of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673d(b)) (the Act), that an industry in the United 
States is materially injured by reason of imports from China of ironing 
tables and certain parts thereof, provided for in subheadings 
9403.20.00 and 9403.90.80 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States, that have been found by the Department of Commerce 
(Commerce) to be sold in the United States at less than fair value 

    \1\ The record is defined in sec. 207.2(f) of the Commission's 
Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 207.2(f)).
    \2\ Commissioner Daniel R. Pearson determines that the domestic 
industry is threatened with material injury by reason of subject 
imports from China.


    The Commission instituted this investigation effective June 30, 
2003, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Home Products International, Inc. (HPI), Chicago, IL. The 
final phase of the investigation was scheduled by the Commission 
following notification of a preliminary determination by Commerce that 
imports of ironing tables and certain parts thereof from China were 
being sold at LTFV within the meaning of section 733(b) of the Act (19 
U.S.C. 1673b(b)). Notice of the scheduling of the final phase of the 
Commission's investigation and of a public hearing to be held in 
connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the 
Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 
Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of 
March 8, 2004 (69 FR 10753) and March 8, 2004 (69 FR 16954). The 
hearing was held in Washington, DC, on June 16, 2004, and all persons 
who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by 
    The Commission transmitted its determination in this investigation 
to the Secretary of Commerce on July 28, 2004. The views of the 
Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3711 (July 2004), 
entitled Ironing Tables and Certain Parts Thereof from China: 
Investigation No. 731-1047 (Final).

    Issued: July 29, 2004.

    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 04-17694 Filed 8-3-04; 8:45 am]