[Federal Register: November 26, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 227)]
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[Investigation No. 731-TA-1056 (Final)]

Certain Aluminum Plate From South Africa


    On the basis of the record \1\ developed in the subject 
investigation, the United States International Trade Commission 
(Commission) determines,\2\ 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 not materially injured or threatened with material 
injury, and the establishment of an industry in the United States is 
not materially retarded, by reason of imports from South Africa of 
certain aluminum plate, provided for in subheading 7606.12.30 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\ Chairman Stephen Koplan and Commissioner Charlotte R. Lane 


    The Commission instituted this investigation effective October 16, 
2003, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and 
Commerce by Alcoa, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA. The final phase of the 
investigation was scheduled by the Commission following notification of 
a preliminary determination by Commerce that imports of certain 
aluminum plate from South Africa 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 June 15, 2004 (69 FR 33401). The 
hearing was held in Washington, DC, on October 5, 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 November 18, 2004. The views of the 
Commission are contained in USITC Publication 3734, November 2004, 
entitled Certain Aluminum Plate from South Africa (Investigation No. 
731-TA-1056 (Final)).

    By order of the Commission.

    Issued: November 19, 2004.
Marilyn R. Abbott,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 04-26134 Filed 11-24-04; 8:45 am]