[Federal Register: February 3, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 22)]
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION
[Investigations Nos. 701-TA-373 and 731-TA-770-775 (Review)]
Stainless Steel Wire Rod From Italy, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden,
AGENCY: International Trade Commission.
ACTION: Scheduling of full five-year reviews concerning the
countervailing duty order on stainless steel wire rod from Italy and
antidumping duty orders on stainless steel wire rod from Italy, Japan,
Korea, Spain, Sweden, and Taiwan.
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives notice of the scheduling of full
reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19
U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) (the Act) to determine whether revocation of the
countervailing duty order on stainless steel wire rod from Italy and
the antidumping duty orders on stainless steel wire rod from Italy,
Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, and Taiwan would be likely to lead to
continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably
foreseeable time. For further information concerning the conduct of
these reviews and rules of general application, consult the
Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A
through E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A, D, E, and F (19
CFR part 207).
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 28, 2004.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: D.J. Na (202-708-4727), Office of
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW,
Washington, DC 20436. Hearing-impaired persons can obtain information
on this matter by contacting the Commission's TDD terminal on 202-205-
1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special
assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the
Office of the Secretary at 202-205-2000. General information concerning
the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server
(http://www.usitc.gov). The public record for these reviews may be viewed on the Commission's electronic docket (EDIS) at http://
On November 4, 2003, the Commission determined that responses to
its notice of institution of the subject five-year reviews were such
that full reviews pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the Act should
proceed (68 FR 65085, November 18, 2003). A record of the
Commissioners' votes, the Commission's statement on adequacy, and any
individual Commissioner's statements are available from the Office of
the Secretary and at the Commission's web site.
Participation in the Reviews and Public Service List
Persons, including industrial users of the subject merchandise and,
if the merchandise is sold at the retail level, representative consumer
organizations, wishing to participate in these reviews as parties must
file an entry of appearance with the Secretary to the Commission, as
provided in section 201.11 of the Commission's rules, by 45 days after
publication of this notice. A party that filed a notice of appearance
following publication of the Commission's notice of institution of the
reviews need not file an additional notice of appearance. The Secretary
will maintain a public service list containing the names and addresses
of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the
Limited Disclosure of Business Proprietary Information (BPI) Under
an Administrative Protective Order (APO) and BPI Service List
Pursuant to section 207.7(a) of the Commission's rules, the
Secretary will make BPI gathered in these reviews available to
authorized applicants under the APO issued in the reviews, provided
that the application is made by 45 days after publication of this
notice. Authorized applicants must represent interested parties, as
defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9), who are parties to the reviews. A party
granted access to BPI following publication of the Commission's notice
of institution of the reviews need not reapply for such access. A
separate service list will be maintained by the Secretary for those
parties authorized to receive BPI under the APO.
The prehearing staff report in the reviews will be placed in the
nonpublic record on April 28, 2004, and a public version will be issued
thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of the Commission's rules.
The Commission will hold a hearing in connection with the reviews
beginning at 9:30 a.m. on May 18, 2004, at the U.S. International Trade
Commission Building. Requests to appear at the hearing should be filed
writing with the Secretary to the Commission on or before May 11, 2004.
A nonparty who has testimony that may aid the Commission's
deliberations may request permission to present a short statement at
the hearing. All parties and nonparties desiring to appear at the
hearing and make oral presentations should attend a prehearing
conference to be held at 9:30 a.m. on May 13, 2004, at the U.S.
International Trade Commission Building. Oral testimony and written
materials to be submitted at the public hearing are governed by
sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24, and 207.66 of the Commission's
rules. Parties must submit any request to present a portion of their
hearing testimony in camera no later than 7 days prior to the date of
Each party to the reviews may submit a prehearing brief to the
Commission. Prehearing briefs must conform with the provisions of
section 207.65 of the Commission's rules; the deadline for filing is
May 7, 2004. Parties may also file written testimony in connection with
their presentation at the hearing, as provided in section 207.24 of the
Commission's rules, and posthearing briefs, which must conform with the
provisions of section 207.67 of the Commission's rules. The deadline
for filing posthearing briefs is May 27, 2004; witness testimony must
be filed no later than three days before the hearing. In addition, any
person who has not entered an appearance as a party to the reviews may
submit a written statement of information pertinent to the subject of
the reviews on or before May 27, 2004. On June 18, 2004, the Commission
will make available to parties all information on which they have not
had an opportunity to comment. Parties may submit final comments on
this information on or before June 22, 2004, but such final comments
must not contain new factual information and must otherwise comply with
section 207.68 of the Commission's rules. All written submissions must
conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission's rules;
any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the
requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission's
rules. The Commission's rules do not authorize filing of submissions
with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the
extent permitted by section 201.8 of the Commission's rules, as
amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, 2002).
In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission's
rules, each document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on
all other parties to the reviews (as identified by either the public or
BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed.
The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a
certificate of service.
Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of
title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published
pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission's rules.
Issued: January 28, 2004.
By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 04-2099 Filed 2-2-04; 8:45 am]
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