Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars from Latvia: Extension of the Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 41208 [E5-3805]

Download as PDF 41208 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 136 / Monday, July 18, 2005 / Notices On July 5, 2005, the ITC determined, pursuant to section 751(c) of the Act, that revocation of the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel plate in coils from Canada would not be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States within a reasonably foreseeable time. See USITC Publication 3784, Investigation Nos. 701–TA–376, 377, & 379 and 731–TA 788–793 (Review) (June 2005), and Certain Stainless Steel Plate from Belgium, Canada, Italy, Korea, South Africa, and Taiwan; 70 FR 38710 (July 5, 2005). Determination As a result of the determination by the ITC that revocation of this antidumping duty order is not likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury to an industry in the United States, the Department pursuant to section 751(d) of the Act, is revoking the antidumping duty order on certain stainless steel plate in coils from Canada. Pursuant to section 751(d)(2) and 19 CFR 351.222(i)(2)(i), the effective date of revocation is May 21, 2004 (i.e., the fifth anniversary of the date of publication in the Federal Register of the order). The Department will notify the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) to discontinue suspension of liquidation and collection of cash deposits on entries of the subject merchandise entered or withdrawn from warehouse on or after May 21, 2004, the effective date of revocation of this order. The Department will complete any pending administrative reviews of this order and will conduct administrative reviews of subject merchandise entered prior to the effective date of revocation in response to appropriately filed requests for review. This five-year sunset review and notice are in accordance with sections 751(d)(2) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: July 12, 2005. Susan H. Kuhbach, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–3806 Filed 7–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P 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: July 18, 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, 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. 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 Coalition 1 and its individual members, also requested an 1 The Rebar Trade Action Coalition comprises Gerdau Ameristeel, CMC Steel Group, Nucor Corporation, and TAMCO. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:11 Jul 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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). On April 26, 2005, the Department published an extension of the time limit for issuing the preliminary results of the administrative review. The preliminary results are currently due no later than August 1, 2005. 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. Therefore, we are extending the time limit for completion of the preliminary results until no later than September 30, 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: July 12, 2005. Susan H. Kuhbach, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E5–3805 Filed 07–15–E5; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration United States Travel and Tourism Promotion Advisory Board International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: August 1, 2005. 9 a.m.–11 a.m. PLACE: Grand Californian Hotel, Sorrel Room, 1600 South Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802. Tel: 714.635.2300. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 136 (Monday, July 18, 2005)]
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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

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.

EFFECTIVE DATE:  July 18, 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:

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, 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.

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 Coalition \1\ 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). On April 26, 2005, the Department 
published an extension of the time limit for issuing the preliminary 
results of the administrative review. The preliminary results are 
currently due no later than August 1, 2005.
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    \1\ The Rebar Trade Action Coalition comprises Gerdau 
Ameristeel, CMC Steel Group, Nucor Corporation, and TAMCO.
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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.
    Therefore, we are extending the time limit for completion of the 
preliminary results until no later than September 30, 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: July 12, 2005.
Susan H. Kuhbach,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E5-3805 Filed 07-15-E5; 8:45 am]
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