Brake Rotors From the People's Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New Shipper Reviews, 47169 [E6-13474]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 16, 2006 / Notices Dated: August 7, 2006. Mark S. Plank, Director, Engineering and Environmental Staff, USDA/Rural Development/Utilities Programs. [FR Doc. E6–13411 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–846] Brake Rotors From the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New Shipper Reviews Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: August 16, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin C. Begnal or Tom Killiam, AD/CVD Operations, Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1442 or (202) 482– 5222, respectively. AGENCY: Background On May 8, 2006, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on brake rotors from the People’s Republic of China for the period April 1, 2004, through March 31, 2005. See Brake Rotors From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of the 2004/2005 Administrative Review and Preliminary Notice of Intent To Rescind the 2004/2005 New Shipper Review, 71 FR 26736 (May 8, 2006) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). The final results of this administrative review are currently due by September 5, 2006. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Extension of Time Limit for Final Results Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and section 351.213(h)(1) of the Department’s regulations, the Department shall issue final results in an administrative review of an antidumping duty order within 120 days after the date on which the notice of preliminary results is published in the Federal Register. However, if the Department determines that it is not practicable to complete the review within the specified time period, section VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:24 Aug 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend this deadline to 180 days. The Department has determined that completion of the final results within the originally anticipated time limit, September 5, 2006, is impracticable. The Department requires additional time to analyze the parties’ responses to the supplemental questionnaires issued on June 22, 2006, as well as to address the concerns of the interested parties as raised in their June 19, 2006 briefs, June 27, 2006 rebuttal briefs, July 17, 2006 comments on bentonite and coal powder usage, and July 24, 2006, rebuttal comments on this issue. Consequently, it is not practicable to complete the review within the time specified under the Act. Therefore, the Department is extending the time limit for completion of these final results by 45 days to October 20, 2006, in accordance with Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Additionally, on April 29, 2005, Shanxi Zhongding Auto Parts Co., Ltd. agreed to waive the time limits of its new shipper review, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(j)(3), and to have its review conducted concurrently with the 2004/ 2005 administrative review of this order for the period April 1, 2004, through March 31, 2005. Therefore, the final results of this new shipper review will also be extended by 45 days to October 20, 2006. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: August 10, 2006. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–13474 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration (A–570–827) Certain Cased Pencils from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: August 16, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Smith or Gemal Brangman, AD/ CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47169 Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1766 or (202) 482– 3773, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 1, 2005, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of the antidumping duty order on certain cased pencils from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) covering the period December 1, 2004, through November 30, 2005. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 70 FR 72109 (December 1, 2005). On December 30, 2005, the petitioners1 requested an administrative review of the antidumping duty order for Tianjin Custom Wood Processing Co., Ltd. (‘‘TCW’’).2 On January 3, 2006, Orient International Holding Shanghai Foreign Trade Corp. (‘‘SFTC’’) requested an administrative review of its sales. On February 1, 2006, the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain cased pencils from the PRC with respect to these companies. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 71 FR 5241 (February 1, 2006) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). On February 14, 2006, SFTC withdrew its request for review. In response to the Department’s February 8, 2006, quantity and value questionnaire, TCW stated on February 22, 2006, that it had no exports, sales or entries of subject merchandise to the United States during the POR. On July 24, 2006, the Department placed on the record a list of manufacturers/exporters of the subject merchandise for which the Department initiated administrative reviews, and for which U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) suspended liquidation of subject entries during the period of review. See the July 24, 2006, memorandum from Brian Smith to the file entitled, ‘‘2004–2005 Administrative Review of Certain Cased Pencils from the People’s Republic of China: CBP List of Exporters’’ (‘‘July 24, 2006, Memorandum’’). 1 The petitioners are Sanford L.P., Musgrave Pencil Company, RoseMoon Inc., and General Pencil Company. 2 The petitioners also requested a review for China First Pencil Company, Ltd., Shanghai Three Star Stationary Industry Corp, and its affiliates Shanghai First Writing Instrument Co., Ltd., Shanghai Great Wall Pencil Co., Ltd., and China First Pencil Fang Zheng Co. E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 158 (Wednesday, August 16, 2006)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-13474]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-846]


Brake Rotors From the People's Republic of China: Extension of 
Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative and New 
Shipper Reviews

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

DATES: Effective Date: August 16, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin C. Begnal or Tom Killiam, AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
1442 or (202) 482-5222, respectively.

Background

    On May 8, 2006, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') 
published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the 
antidumping duty order on brake rotors from the People's Republic of 
China for the period April 1, 2004, through March 31, 2005. See Brake 
Rotors From the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results and 
Partial Rescission of the 2004/2005 Administrative Review and 
Preliminary Notice of Intent To Rescind the 2004/2005 New Shipper 
Review, 71 FR 26736 (May 8, 2006) (``Preliminary Results''). The final 
results of this administrative review are currently due by September 5, 
2006.

Extension of Time Limit for Final Results

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended (``the Act''), and section 351.213(h)(1) of the Department's 
regulations, the Department shall issue final results in an 
administrative review of an antidumping duty order within 120 days 
after the date on which the notice of preliminary results is published 
in the Federal Register. However, if the Department determines that it 
is not practicable to complete the review within the specified time 
period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend 
this deadline to 180 days.
    The Department has determined that completion of the final results 
within the originally anticipated time limit, September 5, 2006, is 
impracticable. The Department requires additional time to analyze the 
parties' responses to the supplemental questionnaires issued on June 
22, 2006, as well as to address the concerns of the interested parties 
as raised in their June 19, 2006 briefs, June 27, 2006 rebuttal briefs, 
July 17, 2006 comments on bentonite and coal powder usage, and July 24, 
2006, rebuttal comments on this issue. Consequently, it is not 
practicable to complete the review within the time specified under the 
Act. Therefore, the Department is extending the time limit for 
completion of these final results by 45 days to October 20, 2006, in 
accordance with Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act.
    Additionally, on April 29, 2005, Shanxi Zhongding Auto Parts Co., 
Ltd. agreed to waive the time limits of its new shipper review, 
pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(j)(3), and to have its review conducted 
concurrently with the 2004/2005 administrative review of this order for 
the period April 1, 2004, through March 31, 2005. Therefore, the final 
results of this new shipper review will also be extended by 45 days to 
October 20, 2006.
    We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: August 10, 2006.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
 [FR Doc. E6-13474 Filed 8-15-06; 8:45 am]
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