General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC); Meeting Announcement, 21397-21398 [E5-1969]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 26, 2005 / Notices Any questions concerning file formatting, document conversion, access on the Internet, or other electronic filing issues should be addressed to Andrew Lee Beller, Import Administration Webmaster, at (202) 482–0866, email: webmaster– support@ita.doc.gov. Hearing After reviewing all comments and rebuttal comments, the Department will hold a public hearing on the NME country issue if one is requested in the initial or rebuttal comments on this issue by an interested party, as defined by section 771(9) of the Act, or if the Department determines that one is warranted. If the Department holds a hearing, the Department will announce a place and time for that hearing. This determination is issued and published in accordance with sections 751(b) and 771(18)(C)(ii) of the Act. Dated: April 20, 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–1980 Filed 4–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE: 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (A–449–804) Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia: Extension of the Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 26, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel O’Brien or Shane Subler at (202) 482–1376 or (202) 482–0189, respectively; AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: TIME LIMITS: Statutory Time Limits Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires the Department of Commerce (the Department) to complete the preliminary results of an administrative review within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order/ finding for which a review is requested, VerDate jul<14>2003 16:10 Apr 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 21397 and the final results within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. However, if it is not practicable to complete the review within these time periods, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the time limit for (1) the preliminary results to a maximum of 365 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order/ finding for which a review is requested, and (2) the final results to 180 days (or 300 days if the Department does not extend the time limit for the preliminary results) from the date of publication of the preliminary results. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Background On September 27, 2004, Joint Stock Company Liepajas Metalurgs, a Latvian producer of subject merchandise, requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia. On September 30, 2004, the petitioners in the proceeding, the Rebar Trade Action Coalition1 and its individual members, also requested an administrative review of the antidumping order. On October 22, 2004, the Department published a notice of initiation of the administrative review, covering the period September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2004 (69 FR 62022). The preliminary results are currently due no later than June 2, 2005. SUMMARY: NMFS announces the meeting of the General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the IATTC on May 12, 2005. DATES: The open session of the General Advisory Committee meeting will be held on May 12, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. If necessary, a closed session will be held May 12, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at NMFS, Southwest Regional Office, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 3300, Long Beach, California, 90803–4213. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Allison Routt at (562) 980–4019. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act, as amended, the Department of State has appointed a General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the IATTC. The U.S. section consists of the four U.S. Commissioners to the IATTC and the representative of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries. The Advisory Committee supports the work of the U.S. Section in a solely advisory capacity with respect to U.S. participation in the work of the IATTC, with particular reference to the development of policies and negotiating positions pursued at meetings of the IATTC. NMFS, Southwest Region, administers the Advisory Committee in cooperation with the Department of State. The General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the IATTC will meet to receive and discuss information on: (1) the results of the June 2004 Annual Meeting of the IATTC, (2) 2004 IATTC activities, (3) recent and upcoming meetings of IATTC working groups, and (4) Advisory Committee operational issues. The public will have access to the open session of the meeting, but there will be no opportunity for public comment. If necessary, the General Advisory Committee will convene an executive session during the afternoon of May 12, Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Review We determine that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary results of this review within the original time limits. Several complex issues related to merchandise classification and cost of production have been raised during the course of this administrative review. The Department needs more time to address these items and evaluate the issues more thoroughly. For the reasons noted above, we are extending the time limit for completion of the preliminary results until no later than August 1, 2005. We intend to issue the final results no later than 120 days after publication of the preliminary results. This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Dated: April 20, 2005. Barbara E. Tillman, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–1979 Filed 4–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S 1 The Rebar Trade Action Coalition comprises Gerdau Ameristeel, CMC Steel Group, Nucor Corporation, and TAMCO. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 042105A] General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC); Meeting Announcement National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 21398 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 26, 2005 / Notices 2005, to discuss sensitive information relating to the U.S. negotiating positions on issues on the agenda for the upcoming IATTC meeting and working groups, including conservation and management measures for yellowfin and bigeye tuna for 2005 and 2006, measures to be taken in cases of non-compliance with the IATTC’s conservation and management measures, management of fishing capacity, measures to address bycatch and other issues. Special Accommodations The meeting location is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Allison Routt at (562) 980–4019 at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: April 21, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–1969 Filed 4–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Adjustment of Import Limits for Certain Cotton, Wool and Man-Made Fiber Textiles and Textile Products Produced or Manufactured in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam April 20, 2005. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA). ACTION: Issuing a directive to the Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection. AGENCY: The current limits for certain categories are being adjusted for swing and carryover. A description of the textile and apparel categories in terms of HTS numbers is available in the CORRELATION: Textile and Apparel Categories with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (see Federal Register notice 69 FR 4926, published on February 2, 2004). Information regarding the 2005 CORRELATION will be published in the Federal Register at a later date. Also see 69 FR 57272, published on September 24, 2004. James C. Leonard III, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements April 20, 2005. Commissioner, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229 Dear Commissioner: This directive amends, but does not cancel, the directive issued to you on September 20, 2004, by the Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. That directive concerns imports of certain cotton, wool and man–made fiber textiles and textile products, produced or manufactured in Vietnam and exported during the twelve-month period which began on January 1, 2005 and extends through December 31, 2005. Effective on April 27, 2005, you are directed to adjust the limits for the following categories, as provided for under the terms of the current bilateral textile agreement between the Governments of the United States and Vietnam: Category Restraint limit 1 Naomi Freeman, International Trade Specialist, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482–4212. For information on the quota status of these limits, refer to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection website (http:// www.cbp.gov), or call (202) 344–2650. For information on embargoes and quota re-openings, refer to the Office of Textiles and Apparel website at http:// otexa.ita.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 200 ........................... 301 ........................... 332 ........................... 333 ........................... 334/335 .................... 338/339 .................... 340/640 .................... 341/641 .................... 342/642 .................... 345 ........................... 347/348 .................... 351/651 .................... 352/652 .................... 359–C/659–C 2 ........ 359-S/659-S 3 .......... 434 ........................... 435 ........................... 440 ........................... 447 ........................... 448 ........................... 620 ........................... Authority: Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854); Executive Order 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended. 632 ........................... 638/639 .................... 645/646 .................... 241,252 kilograms. 694,171 kilograms. 279,684 dozen pairs. 45,750 dozen. 741,567 dozen. 15,103,366 dozen. 2,282,946 dozen. 967,847 dozen. 620,905 dozen. 192,014 dozen. 7,666,005 dozen. 596,799 dozen. 2,267,643 dozen. 342,803 kilograms. 603,432 kilograms. 18,708 dozen. 46,158 dozen. 2,887 dozen. 60,052 dozen. 36,955 dozen. 3,887,620 square meters. 168,140 dozen pairs. 1,375,101 dozen. 175,276 dozen. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 27, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate jul<14>2003 11:52 Apr 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Category 647/648 .................... Restraint limit 1 2,230,991 dozen. 1 The limits have not been adjusted to account for any imports exported after December 31, 2004. 2 Category 359-C: only HTS numbers 6103.42.2025, 6103.49.8034, 6104.62.1020, 6104.69.8010, 6114.20.0048, 6114.20.0052, 6203.42.2010, 6203.42.2090, 6204.62.2010, 6211.32.0010, 6211.32.0025 and 6211.42.0010; Category 659-C: only HTS numbers 6103.23.0055, 6103.43.2020, 6103.43.2025, 6103.49.2000, 6103.49.8038, 6104.63.1020, 6104.63.1030, 6104.69.1000, 6104.69.8014, 6114.30.3044, 6114.30.3054, 6203.43.2010, 6203.43.2090, 6203.49.1010, 6203.49.1090, 6204.63.1510, 6204.69.1010, 6210.10.9010, 6211.33.0010, 6211.33.0017 and 6211.43.0010. 3 Category 359-S: only HTS numbers 6112.39.0010, 6112.49.0010, 6211.11.8010, 6211.11.8020, 6211.12.8010 and 6211.12.8020; Category 659-S: only HTS numbers 6112.31.0010, 6112.31.0020, 6112.41.0010, 6112.41.0020, 6112.41.0030, 6112.41.0040, 6211.11.1010, 6211.11.1020, 6211.12.1010 and 6211.12.1020. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has determined that these actions fall within the foreign affairs exception to the rulemaking provisions of 5 U.S.C. 553(a)(1). Sincerely, James C. Leonard III, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. E5–1977 Filed 4–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS Designations under the Textile and Apparel Commercial Availability Provisions of the United States Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) April 20, 2005. The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) ACTION: Designation AGENCY: EFFECTIVE DATE: April 26, 2005. SUMMARY: The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has determined that certain woven fabric, of the specifications detailed below, classified in the indicated subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), for use in boys’ suits, trousers, and suit-type jackets or blazers, sizes 2T - 20, cannot be supplied by the domestic industry in commercial quantities in a timely manner. CITA hereby designates such apparel articles, that are both cut and sewn or otherwise assembled in an eligible CBTPA beneficiary country, E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 79 (Tuesday, April 26, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 042105A]


General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the Inter-
American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC); Meeting Announcement

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: NMFS announces the meeting of the General Advisory Committee 
to the U.S. Section to the IATTC on May 12, 2005.

DATES: The open session of the General Advisory Committee meeting will 
be held on May 12, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. If necessary, a closed 
session will be held May 12, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at NMFS, Southwest Regional Office, 
501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 3300, Long Beach, California, 90803-4213.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: J. Allison Routt at (562) 980-4019.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Tuna Conventions Act, 
as amended, the Department of State has appointed a General Advisory 
Committee to the U.S. Section to the IATTC. The U.S. section consists 
of the four U.S. Commissioners to the IATTC and the representative of 
the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries. The 
Advisory Committee supports the work of the U.S. Section in a solely 
advisory capacity with respect to U.S. participation in the work of the 
IATTC, with particular reference to the development of policies and 
negotiating positions pursued at meetings of the IATTC. NMFS, Southwest 
Region, administers the Advisory Committee in cooperation with the 
Department of State.
    The General Advisory Committee to the U.S. Section to the IATTC 
will meet to receive and discuss information on: (1) the results of the 
June 2004 Annual Meeting of the IATTC, (2) 2004 IATTC activities, (3) 
recent and upcoming meetings of IATTC working groups, and (4) Advisory 
Committee operational issues. The public will have access to the open 
session of the meeting, but there will be no opportunity for public 
comment.
    If necessary, the General Advisory Committee will convene an 
executive session during the afternoon of May 12,

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2005, to discuss sensitive information relating to the U.S. negotiating 
positions on issues on the agenda for the upcoming IATTC meeting and 
working groups, including conservation and management measures for 
yellowfin and bigeye tuna for 2005 and 2006, measures to be taken in 
cases of non-compliance with the IATTC's conservation and management 
measures, management of fishing capacity, measures to address bycatch 
and other issues.

Special Accommodations

    The meeting location is physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Allison Routt at (562) 980-4019 at 
least 10 days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: April 21, 2005.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-1969 Filed 4-25-05; 8:45 am]
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