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234 / Wednesday, December 6, 2006 / Notices

Automated data collection: This DATES: Effective Date: Date of applicants must represent interested
information will be primarily collected Commission Approval of Action Jacket. parties, as defined by 19 U.S.C. 1677(9),
via telephone interviews. Some FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: who are parties to the reviews. A party
information will be collected through Olympia DeRosa Hand (202–205–3182), granted access to BPI following
paper and pencil, self-administered Office of Investigations, U.S. publication of the Commission’s notice
mail-back surveys. No automated data International Trade Commission, 500 E of institution of the reviews need not
collection will take place. Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436. reapply for such access. A separate
Description of respondents: Residents Hearing-impaired persons can obtain service list will be maintained by the
of the United States of America in the information on this matter by contacting Secretary for those parties authorized to
seven administrative regions of National the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202– receive BPI under the APO.
Park Service. 205–1810. Persons with mobility Staff report.—The prehearing staff
Estimated average number of impairments who will need special report in the reviews will be placed in
respondents: 5,500 (3,500 for the main assistance in gaining access to the the nonpublic record on April 20, 2007,
telephone survey and 2,000 for the Commission should contact the Office and a public version will be issued
response-mode test). of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. thereafter, pursuant to section 207.64 of
Estimated average number of the Commission’s rules.
General information concerning the
responses: 5,500. Hearing.—The Commission will hold
Estimated average burden hours per Commission may also be obtained by
a hearing in connection with the
response: 10 minutes. accessing its Internet server (http://
reviews beginning at 9:30 a.m. on May
Frequency of response: 1 time per www.usitc.gov). The public record for
10, 2007, at the U.S. International Trade
respondent. these reviews may be viewed on the
Commission Building. Requests to
Estimated annual reporting burden: Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS)
appear at the hearing should be filed in
1,100 hours. at http://edis.usitc.gov.
writing with the Secretary to the
Dated: November 29, 2006. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Commission on or before May 1, 2007.
Leonard E. Stowe,
Background.—On November 6, 2006, A nonparty who has testimony that may
the Commission determined that aid the Commission’s deliberations may
NPS, Information Collection Clearance
Officer.
responses to its notice of institution of request permission to present a short
the subject five-year reviews were such statement at the hearing. All parties and
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that full reviews pursuant to section nonparties desiring to appear at the
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751(c)(5) of the Act should proceed (71 hearing and make oral presentations
FR 66974, November 17, 2006). A record should attend a prehearing conference
of the Commissioners’ votes, the to be held at 9:30 a.m. on May 3, 2007,
INTERNATIONAL TRADE Commission’s statement on adequacy,
COMMISSION at the U.S. International Trade
and any individual Commissioner’s Commission Building. Oral testimony
[Investigation Nos. 731–TA–873–875, 877– statements are available from the Office and written materials to be submitted at
880, and 882 (Review)] of the Secretary and at the the public hearing are governed by
Commission’s Web site. sections 201.6(b)(2), 201.13(f), 207.24,
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar From Participation in the reviews and and 207.66 of the Commission’s rules.
Belarus, China, Indonesia, Korea, public service list.—Persons, including Parties must submit any request to
Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine industrial users of the subject present a portion of their hearing
AGENCY: United States International merchandise and, if the merchandise is testimony in camera no later than 7
Trade Commission. sold at the retail level, representative business days prior to the date of the
ACTION: Scheduling of full five-year
consumer organizations, wishing to hearing.
reviews concerning the antidumping participate in these reviews as parties Written submissions.—Each party to
duty orders on steel concrete reinforcing must file an entry of appearance with the reviews may submit a prehearing
bar from Belarus, China, Indonesia, the Secretary to the Commission, as brief to the Commission. Prehearing
Korea, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and provided in section 201.11 of the briefs must conform with the provisions
Ukraine. Commission’s rules, by 45 days after of section 207.65 of the Commission’s
publication of this notice. A party that rules; the deadline for filing is May 1,
SUMMARY: The Commission hereby gives filed a notice of appearance following 2007. Parties may also file written
notice of the scheduling of full reviews publication of the Commission’s notice testimony in connection with their
pursuant to section 751(c)(5) of the of institution of the reviews need not presentation at the hearing, as provided
Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1675(c)(5)) file an additional notice of appearance. in section 207.24 of the Commission’s
(the Act) to determine whether The Secretary will maintain a public rules, and posthearing briefs, which
revocation of the antidumping duty service list containing the names and must conform with the provisions of
orders on steel concrete reinforcing bar addresses of all persons, or their section 207.67 of the Commission’s
from Belarus, China, Indonesia, Korea, representatives, who are parties to the rules. The deadline for filing
Latvia, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine reviews. posthearing briefs is May 22, 2007;
would be likely to lead to continuation Limited disclosure of business witness testimony must be filed no later
or recurrence of material injury within proprietary information (BPI) under an than three days before the hearing. In
a reasonably foreseeable time. For administrative protective order (APO) addition, any person who has not
further information concerning the and BPI service list.—Pursuant to entered an appearance as a party to the
conduct of these reviews and rules of section 207.7(a) of the Commission’s reviews may submit a written statement
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general application, consult the rules, the Secretary will make BPI of information pertinent to the subject of
Commission’s Rules of Practice and gathered in these reviews available to the reviews on or before May 22, 2007.
Procedure, part 201, subparts A through authorized applicants under the APO On June 19, 2007, the Commission will
E (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, issued in the reviews, provided that the make available to parties all information
subparts A, D, E, and F (19 CFR part application is made by 45 days after on which they have not had an
207). publication of this notice. Authorized opportunity to comment. Parties may

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submit final comments on this INTERNATIONAL TRADE the reduction or elimination of the U.S.
information on or before June 21, 2007, COMMISSION tariff under the USSFTA on domestic
but such final comments must not industries producing like or directly
[Investigation No. 332–482; Investigation
contain new factual information and competitive articles, and on consumers
No. Singapore FTA–103–015]
must otherwise comply with section of the affected goods. The three articles
207.68 of the Commission’s rules. All U.S.-Singapore FTA: Probable are (1) preparations for infant use, put
written submissions must conform with Economic Effect of Accelerated Tariff up for retail sale (HS 1901.10); (2)
the provisions of section 201.8 of the Elimination and Modification of Rules peanuts in snack products (HS 2008.11);
Commission’s rules; any submissions of Origin and (3) polycarbonates (HS 3907.40.00).
The USTR also requested that the
that contain BPI must also conform with AGENCY: United States International Commission provide advice on the
the requirements of sections 201.6, Trade Commission. probable effect of a modification in the
207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules of origin for photocopiers (HS
ACTION: Institution of investigation and
rules. The Commission’s rules do not 9009.12.00) on U.S. trade under the
request for written submissions.
authorize filing of submissions with the USSFTA, on total U.S. trade, and on
Secretary by facsimile or electronic SUMMARY: Following receipt of a request domestic industries. Additional
means, except to the extent permitted by on October 27, 2006, from the United information concerning these articles is
section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules, States Trade Representative (USTR) available from the Office of the
as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, under section 332(g) of the Tariff Act of Secretary to the Commission or by
2002). Even where electronic filing of a 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1332(g)) and in accessing the electronic version of this
document is permitted, certain accordance with section 103 of the notice at the Commission’s Internet site
documents must also be filed in paper United States-Singapore Free Trade (http://www.usitc.gov). The current
form, as specified in II(C) of the Agreement (USSFTA) Implementation USSFTA rules of origin can be found in
Commission’s Handbook on Electronic Act (19 U.S.C. 3805 note), the General Note 25 of the 2006
Filing Procedures, 67 FR 68168, 68173 Commission instituted Investigation Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
(November 8, 2002). Nos. 332–482 and Singapore FTA–103– United States (see ‘‘General Notes’’ link
015, U.S.-Singapore FTA: Probable at http://www.usitc.gov/tata/hts/
Additional written submissions to the Economic Effect of Accelerated Tariff bychapter/index.htm).
Commission, including requests Elimination and Modification of Rules As requested, the Commission will
pursuant to section 201.12 of the of Origin. forward its advice to the USTR by
Commission’s rules, shall not be February 5, 2007. USTR indicated that
DATES: Effective Date: November 28,
accepted unless good cause is shown for 2006. those sections of the Commission’s
accepting such submissions, or unless report that analyze the probable
the submission is pursuant to a specific FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: economic effects, as well as other
request by a Commissioner or Information may be obtained from information that would reveal aspects of
Commission staff. Vincent Honnold, Office of Industries the probable effects advice, will be
(202–205–3314 or classified.
In accordance with sections 201.16(c) vincent.honnold@usitc.gov); for Written Submissions: In lieu of a
and 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, information on legal aspects, contact public hearing, interested parties are
each document filed by a party to the William Gearhart of the Commission’s invited to submit written statements
reviews must be served on all other Office of the General Counsel (202–205– concerning the matters to be addressed
parties to the reviews (as identified by 3091 or william.gearhart@usitc.gov). by the Commission in this investigation.
either the public or BPI service list), and The media should contact Margaret Submissions should be addressed to the
a certificate of service must be timely O’Laughlin, Office of External Relations Secretary, United States International
filed. The Secretary will not accept a (202–205–1819 or Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW.,
document for filing without a certificate margaret.olaughlin@usitc.gov). Washington, DC 20436. To be assured of
of service. Background: According to USTR’s consideration by the Commission,
Authority: These reviews are being
request letter, the United States and written statements should be submitted
conducted under authority of title VII of the
Singapore have agreed to enter into to the Commission at the earliest
Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published
consultations to consider acceleration of practical date and should be received no
pursuant to section 207.62 of the the reduction or elimination of tariffs later than the close of business on
Commission’s rules. (including an increase in the quota level December 19, 2006. All written
of certain tariff rate quotas) for certain submissions must conform with the
Issued: December 1, 2006. articles, and a rules of origin change. provisions of section 201.8 of the
By order of the Commission. Sections 201(b) and 202(o) of the United Commission’s Rules of Practice and
Marilyn R. Abbott, States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Procedure (19 CFR 201.8). Section 201.8
Secretary to the Commission. Implementation Act (Act) authorize the of the rules requires that a signed
[FR Doc. E6–20672 Filed 12–5–06; 8:45 am] President to proclaim modifications in original (or copy designated as an
duty treatment and rules of origin original) and fourteen (14) copies of
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changes, respectively, subject to the each document be filed. In the event
consultation and layover requirements that confidential treatment of the
in section 103 of the Act. Section 103 document is requested, at least four (4)
requires that the President obtain advice additional copies must be filed, from
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regarding the proposed action from the which the confidential business
Commission. information must be deleted (see the
The USTR requested that the following paragraph for further
Commission provide advice, with information regarding confidential
respect to three articles, as to the business information). The
probable economic effect of accelerating Commission’s rules authorize filing

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