[Federal Register: June 3, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 107)]
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[Investigation No. 731-TA-1034 (Final)]

Certain Color Television Receivers 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 certain 
color television receivers,\2\ provided for in subheadings and 
statistical reporting numbers 8528.12.28, 8528.12.3250, 8528.12.3290, 
8528.12.36, 8528.12.40, 8528.12.44, 8528.12.48, 8528.12.52, and 
8528.12.56 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 (LTFV).

    \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\ For purposes of this investigation, the term ``certain color 
television receivers'' consists of complete and incomplete direct-
view or projection-type cathode-ray tube color television receivers, 
with a video display diagonal exceeding 52 centimeters, whether or 
not combined with video recording or reproducing apparatus, which 
are capable of receiving a broadcast television signal and producing 
a video image. ``Incomplete'' CTVs are defined as unassembled CTVs 
with a color picture tube (i.e., cathode ray tube), printed circuit 
board or ceramic substrate, together with the requisite parts to 
comprise a complete CTV, when assembled. Specifically excluded from 
this investigation are computer monitors or other video display 
devices that are not capable of receiving a broadcast television 


    The Commission instituted this investigation effective May 2, 2003, 
following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce 
by Five Rivers Electronic Innovations, LLC, Greeneville, TN; the 
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Washington, DC; 
and the IUE-CWA, Industrial Division of the Communications Workers of 
America, Washington, DC. The final phase of the investigation was 
scheduled by the Commission following notification of a preliminary 
determination by Commerce that imports of certain color television 
receivers 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 January 26, 2004 (69 FR 3601). The 
hearing was held in Washington, DC, on April 15, 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 May 26, 2004. The views of the 
Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3659 (May 2004), entitled 
Certain Color Television Receivers from China: Investigation No. 731-
TA-1034 (Final).

    Issued: May 27, 2004.
    By order of the Commission.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
[FR Doc. 04-12515 Filed 6-2-04; 8:45 am]