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Federal Register / Vol. 73, No.

49 / Wednesday, March 12, 2008 / Notices 13251

publish such confidential business Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC. Parties wishing to
information in the public version of its Washington, DC 20436. Hearing- participate in the conference should
report in a manner that would reveal the impaired persons can obtain contact Jim McClure (202–205–3191)
operations of the firm supplying the information on this matter by contacting not later than March 21, 2008, to arrange
information. the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– for their appearance. Parties in support
Issued: March 7, 2008. 205–1810. Persons with mobility of the imposition of antidumping duties
By order of the Commission. impairments who will need special in this investigation and parties in
assistance in gaining access to the opposition to the imposition of such
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Commission should contact the Office duties will each be collectively
Secretary to the Commission.
of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. allocated one hour within which to
[FR Doc. E8–4877 Filed 3–11–08; 8:45 am] General information concerning the make an oral presentation at the
BILLING CODE 7020–02–P Commission may also be obtained by conference. A nonparty who has
accessing its Internet server (http:// testimony that may aid the The public record for Commission’s deliberations may request
INTERNATIONAL TRADE this investigation may be viewed on the
COMMISSION permission to present a short statement
Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at the conference.
[Investigation No. 731–TA–1145 at
(Preliminary)] Written submissions.—As provided in
sections 201.8 and 207.15 of the
Background.—This investigation is
Certain Steel Threaded Rod From Commission’s rules, any person may
being instituted in response to a petition
China submit to the Commission on or before
filed on March 5, 2008, by Vulcan
March 31, 2008, a written brief
AGENCY: United States International Threaded Products, Inc., Pelham, AL.
Participation in the investigation and containing information and arguments
Trade Commission.
public service list.—Persons (other than pertinent to the subject matter of the
ACTION: Institution of antidumping duty
petitioners) wishing to participate in the investigation. Parties may file written
investigation and scheduling of a testimony in connection with their
preliminary phase investigation. investigation as parties must file an
entry of appearance with the Secretary presentation at the conference no later
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives to the Commission, as provided in than three days before the conference. If
notice of the institution of an sections 201.11 and 207.10 of the briefs or written testimony contain BPI,
investigation and commencement of Commission’s rules, not later than seven they must conform with the
preliminary phase antidumping duty days after publication of this notice in requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3,
investigation No. 731–TA–1145 the Federal Register . Industrial users and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules.
(Preliminary) under section 733(a) (19 and (if the merchandise under The Commission’s rules do not
U.S.C. 1673b(a)) to determine whether investigation is sold at the retail level) authorize filing of submissions with the
there is a reasonable indication that an representative consumer organizations Secretary by facsimile or electronic
industry in the United States is have the right to appear as parties in means, except to the extent permitted by
materially injured or threatened with Commission antidumping duty section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules,
material injury, or the establishment of investigations. The Secretary will as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8,
an industry in the United States is prepare a public service list containing 2002). Even where electronic filing of a
materially retarded, by reason of the names and addresses of all persons, document is permitted, certain
imports from China of certain steel or their representatives, who are parties documents must also be filed in paper
threaded rod provided for in statistical to this investigation upon the expiration form, as specified in II (C) of the
reporting number 7318.15.5060 of the of the period for filing entries of Commission’s Handbook on Electronic
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the appearance. Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173
United States, that are alleged to be sold Limited disclosure of business (November 8, 2002).
in the United States at less than fair proprietary information (BPI) under an In accordance with sections 201.16(c)
value. Unless the Department of administrative protective order (APO) and 207.3 of the rules, each document
Commerce extends the time for and BPI service list.—Pursuant to filed by a party to the investigation must
initiation pursuant to section section 207.7(a) of the Commission’s be served on all other parties to the
732(c)(1)(B) of the Act (19 U.S.C. rules, the Secretary will make BPI
1673a(c)(1)(B)), the Commission must investigation (as identified by either the
gathered in this investigation available public or BPI service list), and a
reach a preliminary determination in to authorized applicants representing
antidumping duty investigations in 45 certificate of service must be timely
interested parties (as defined in 19
days, or in this case by April 21, 2008. filed. The Secretary will not accept a
U.S.C. 1677(9)) who are parties to the
The Commission’s views are due at document for filing without a certificate
investigation under the APO issued in
Commerce within five business days of service.
the investigation, provided that the
thereafter, or by April 28, 2008. application is made not later than seven Authority: This investigation is being
For further information concerning days after the publication of this notice conducted under authority of title VII of the
the conduct of this investigation and in the Federal Register. A separate Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published
rules of general application, consult the service list will be maintained by the pursuant to section 207.12 of the
Commission’s Rules of Practice and Secretary for those parties authorized to Commission’s rules.
Procedure, part 201, subparts A through receive BPI under the APO. By order of the Commission.
E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, Conference.—The Commission’s
pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES

subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). Issued: March 6, 2008.

Director of Operations has scheduled a
EFFECTIVE DATE: March 5, 2008. Marilyn R. Abbott,
conference in connection with this
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim investigation for 9:30 a.m. on March 26, Secretary to the Commission.
McClure (202–205–3191), Office of 2008, at the U.S. International Trade [FR Doc. E8–4832 Filed 3–11–08; 8:45 am]
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., BILLING CODE 7020–02–P

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