Certain Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Taiwan: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results in Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 6449 [E6-1723]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 8, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–583–816] Certain Stainless Steel Butt–Weld Pipe Fittings from Taiwan: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results in Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: February 8, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Helen Kramer or Judy Lao, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution, NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0405 and (202) 482–7924, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 Background On June 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review of the antidumping order on stainless steel butt–weld pipe fittings from Taiwan for the period of review (‘‘POR’’) of June 1, 2004, through May 31, 2005. See Notice of Opportunity to Request Administrative Review of Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation, 70 FR 31422 (June 1, 2005). On June 27, 2005, Flowline Division of Markovitz Enterprises, Inc. (Flowline Division), Gerlin, Inc., Shaw Alloy Piping Products, Inc., and Taylor Forge Stainless, Inc. (collectively ‘‘petitioners’’) requested an antidumping duty administrative review for Ta Chen Stainless Pipe Co., Ltd. (Ta Chen), Liang Feng Stainless Steel Fitting Co., Ltd., Tru–Flow Industrial Co., Ltd., Censor International Corporation, and PFP Taiwan Co., Ltd. On June 30, 2005 Ta Chen requested an administrative review of its sales to the United States during the POR. On July 21, 2005, the Department published the notice initiating this administrative review. See Notice of Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation In Part, 70 FR 42028 (July 21, 2005). The preliminary results are currently due not later than March 2, 2006. Extension of Time Limits for Preliminary Results Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:26 Feb 07, 2006 Jkt 208001 Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), the Department may extend the deadline for completion of the preliminary results of a review if it determines that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary results within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of the date of publication of the order for which the administrative review was requested. The Department has determined it is not practicable to complete this review within the originally anticipated time limit, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), because more time is needed to analyze Ta Chen’s responses to supplemental questionnaires. Therefore, the Department is extending the time limit for the preliminary results by 120 days, to not later than June 30, 2006. The deadline for the final results of this review will continue to be 120 days after publication of the preliminary results. Dated: February 2, 2006. Stephen Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–1723 Filed 2–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Minority Business Development Agency [Docket No: 980901228–6023–06] Solicitation of Applications for the Minority Business Opportunity Center (MBOC) Program (Baton Rouge/New Orleans, LA) Minority Business Development Agency, DOC. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with Executive Order 11625 and 15 U.S.C. Section 1512, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is soliciting competitive applications from organizations to operate a Minority Business Opportunity Center (MBOC) (formerly Minority Business Opportunity Committees) in Baton Rouge/New Orleans, Louisiana. The Minority Business Opportunity Centers through their staff will provide brokering services and assistance to minority business enterprises (MBEs) that (a) generate $500,000 or more in annual gross revenues or (b) are capable of creating significant employment and long-term economic impact (commonly referred to as ‘‘rapid growth-potential’’ MBEs). In addition, MBOCs provide access to buyers of goods and services and procurement and financing PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6449 opportunities within the public and private sectors. MBOC operators and executive directors should have experience in and knowledge of the local minority business sector and established working relationships with buying organizations. MBOCs are supported by a volunteer advisory committee that assists the MBOC in implementing program requirements and providing contract and financing opportunities to MBEs. The program is primarily evaluated by MBDA based on the number and dollar value of contracts and financial transactions awarded to minority business enterprises. DATES: The closing date for receipt of applications is March 10, 2006. Completed applications must be received by MBDA no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time at the address below for paper submission or at https:// www.Grants.gov for electronic submission. The due date and time is the same for electronic submissions as it is for paper submissions. The date the applications will be deemed to have been submitted electronically shall be the date and time received at Grants.gov. Applicants should save and print the proof of submission they receive from Grants.gov. Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered. Anticipated time for processing is approximately sixty (60) days from the date of publication of this notice. MBDA anticipates that awards for the MBOC program will be made with a start date of April 1, 2006. ADDRESSES: (1)(a) Paper Submission—If Mailed: If the application is mailed/ shipped overnight by the applicant or its representative, one (1) signed original plus two (2) copies of the application must be submitted. Completed application packages must be mailed to: Office of Business Development—MBOC Program, Office of Executive Secretariat, HCHB, Room 5063, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. U.S. Department of Commerce delivery policies for Federal Express, UPS, and DHL overnight services require the packages to be sent to the address above. (1)(b) Paper Submission—If HandDelivered: If the application is handdelivered by the applicant or his/her representative, one (1) signed original plus two (2) copies of the application must be delivered to: U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency, Office of Business Development—MBOC Program (extension 1940), HCHB, Room 1874, E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-583-816]


Certain Stainless Steel Butt-Weld Pipe Fittings from Taiwan: 
Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results in 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: February 8, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Helen Kramer or Judy Lao, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14\th\ Street and 
Constitution, NW, Washington DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-0405 and 
(202) 482-7924, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On June 1, 2005, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') 
published a notice of opportunity to request an administrative review 
of the antidumping order on stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings 
from Taiwan for the period of review (``POR'') of June 1, 2004, through 
May 31, 2005. See Notice of Opportunity to Request Administrative 
Review of Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or 
Suspended Investigation, 70 FR 31422 (June 1, 2005). On June 27, 2005, 
Flowline Division of Markovitz Enterprises, Inc. (Flowline Division), 
Gerlin, Inc., Shaw Alloy Piping Products, Inc., and Taylor Forge 
Stainless, Inc. (collectively ``petitioners'') requested an antidumping 
duty administrative review for Ta Chen Stainless Pipe Co., Ltd. (Ta 
Chen), Liang Feng Stainless Steel Fitting Co., Ltd., Tru-Flow 
Industrial Co., Ltd., Censor International Corporation, and PFP Taiwan 
Co., Ltd. On June 30, 2005 Ta Chen requested an administrative review 
of its sales to the United States during the POR. On July 21, 2005, the 
Department published the notice initiating this administrative review. 
See Notice of Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation In Part, 70 FR 42028 
(July 21, 2005). The preliminary results are currently due not later 
than March 2, 2006.

Extension of Time Limits for Preliminary Results

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (``the Act''), and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), the Department may 
extend the deadline for completion of the preliminary results of a 
review if it determines that it is not practicable to complete the 
preliminary results within 245 days after the last day of the 
anniversary month of the date of publication of the order for which the 
administrative review was requested. The Department has determined it 
is not practicable to complete this review within the originally 
anticipated time limit, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the 
Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2), because more time is needed to analyze Ta 
Chen's responses to supplemental questionnaires. Therefore, the 
Department is extending the time limit for the preliminary results by 
120 days, to not later than June 30, 2006. The deadline for the final 
results of this review will continue to be 120 days after publication 
of the preliminary results.

    Dated: February 2, 2006.
Stephen Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E6-1723 Filed 2-7-06; 8:45 am]
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