Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Magnesium Metal From the Russian Federation, 74897 [E6-21209]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 239 / Wednesday, December 13, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–821–819 Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Magnesium Metal From the Russian Federation Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce EFFECTIVE DATE: December 13, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gene Calvert or Jun Jack Zhao,AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3586 or (202) 482– 1396, respectively. AGENCY: hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES Background The Department of Commerce (the Department) published an antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation on April 15, 2005. See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Magnesium Metal from the Russian Federation, 70 FR 19930 (April 15, 2005). On April 4, 2006 and April 6, 2006, PSC VSMPO–AVISMA Corporation (formerly known as JSC AVISMA Titianium–Magnesium Works) and its affiliated U.S. reseller VSMPO– Tirus, U.S. Inc., and Solikamsk Magnesium Works, Russian Federation producers of the subject merchandise, respectively requested that the Department conduct an administrative review. On April 28, 2006, U.S. Magnesium Corporation LLC, petitioner in the investigation, also requested that the Department conduct an administrative review. On May 31, 2006, the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on the subject merchandise, for the period October 4, 2004, through March 31, 2006. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 71 FR 30864 (May 31, 2006). The preliminary results of this administrative review are currently due no later than December 31, 2006. Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (the Act), the Department shall issue preliminary results in an administrative review of an antidumping duty order within 245 days after the last day of the VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:31 Dec 12, 2006 Jkt 211001 anniversary month of the date of the publication of the order. The Act further provides, however, that the Department may extend the deadline for the completion of the preliminary results of a review from 245 days to 365 days if it determines that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary results within the 245-day period. See section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Due to the complexity of issues present in this administrative review, such as complicated cost accounting issues regarding the revaluation of capital assets and the calculation of the proper byproduct offset values which will be used to determine production costs of the subject merchandise, the Department has determined that it is not practicable to complete the review within the original time period. Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and section 351.213(h)(2) of the Department’s regulations allow the Department to extend the deadline for the preliminary results to a maximum 365 days from the last day of the anniversary month of the order. For the reason noted above, we are extending the time for the completion of preliminary results until no later than April 30, 2007. The deadline for the final results of this administrative review continues to be 120 days after the publication of the preliminary results. This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Dated: December 6, 2006. Stephen J. Claeys Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration [FR Doc. E6–21209 Filed 12–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–428–825] Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils From Germany; Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review. AGENCY: SUMMARY: On August 8, 2006, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping duty order covering PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74897 stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from Germany. See Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip in Coils from Germany; Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 71 FR 45024 (August 8, 2006) (Preliminary Results). The merchandise covered by this order is stainless steel sheet and strip in coils as described in the ‘‘Scope of the Order’’ section of this notice. The period of review (POR) is July 1, 2004, through June 30, 2005. In the Preliminary Results we invited parties to provide comments. Based on our analysis of the comments received, we have made changes to the margin calculation. Therefore, the final results differ from the preliminary results. The final weighted–average dumping margin for the reviewed firm is listed below in the section entitled ‘‘Final Results of the Review.’’ EFFECTIVE DATE: December 13, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Scott, Tyler Weinhold, or Robert James, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2657, (202) 482–1121, and (202) 482–0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On August 8, 2006, the Department published the preliminary results of administrative review of the antidumping order covering stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from Germany. See Preliminary Results. In the Preliminary Results we invited parties to provide comments. In response, the Department received a case brief from German producers ThyssenKrupp Nirosta GmbH (ThyssenKrupp Nirosta), ThysssenKrupp Nirosta Prazisionsband GmbH (TKNP), ThyssenKrupp VDM GmbH (TKVDM), along with their affiliated U.S. importers ThyssenKrupp Nirosta North America, Inc. (TKNNA) and ThyssenKrupp VDM USA, Inc. (TKVDMUSA) (collectively, TKN) on September 7, 2006. Allegheny Ludlum, North American Stainless, United Auto Workers Local 3303, United Steelworkers of America, AFL–CIO/ CLC, and Zanesville Armco Independent Organization (collectively, Petitioners) submitted a rebuttal brief on September 14, 2006. No party requested a hearing; accordingly, none was held. Scope of the Order The products covered by this order are certain stainless steel sheet and strip E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

A-821-819


Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Magnesium Metal From the 
Russian Federation

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 13, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gene Calvert or Jun Jack Zhao,AD/CVD 
Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-
3586 or (202) 482-1396, respectively.

Background

    The Department of Commerce (the Department) published an 
antidumping duty order on magnesium metal from the Russian Federation 
on April 15, 2005. See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Magnesium 
Metal from the Russian Federation, 70 FR 19930 (April 15, 2005). On 
April 4, 2006 and April 6, 2006, PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation (formerly 
known as JSC AVISMA Titianium-Magnesium Works) and its affiliated U.S. 
reseller VSMPO-Tirus, U.S. Inc., and Solikamsk Magnesium Works, Russian 
Federation producers of the subject merchandise, respectively requested 
that the Department conduct an administrative review. On April 28, 
2006, U.S. Magnesium Corporation LLC, petitioner in the investigation, 
also requested that the Department conduct an administrative review. On 
May 31, 2006, the Department published a notice of initiation of an 
administrative review of the antidumping duty order on the subject 
merchandise, for the period October 4, 2004, through March 31, 2006. 
See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 71 FR 30864 (May 31, 2006). 
The preliminary results of this administrative review are currently due 
no later than December 31, 2006.

Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results

    Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as 
amended, (the Act), the Department shall issue preliminary results in 
an administrative review of an antidumping duty order within 245 days 
after the last day of the anniversary month of the date of the 
publication of the order. The Act further provides, however, that the 
Department may extend the deadline for the completion of the 
preliminary results of a review from 245 days to 365 days if it 
determines that it is not practicable to complete the preliminary 
results within the 245-day period. See section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. 
Due to the complexity of issues present in this administrative review, 
such as complicated cost accounting issues regarding the revaluation of 
capital assets and the calculation of the proper byproduct offset 
values which will be used to determine production costs of the subject 
merchandise, the Department has determined that it is not practicable 
to complete the review within the original time period.
    Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and section 351.213(h)(2) of the 
Department's regulations allow the Department to extend the deadline 
for the preliminary results to a maximum 365 days from the last day of 
the anniversary month of the order. For the reason noted above, we are 
extending the time for the completion of preliminary results until no 
later than April 30, 2007. The deadline for the final results of this 
administrative review continues to be 120 days after the publication of 
the preliminary results.
    This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 
751(a)(3)(A) of the Act.

    Dated: December 6, 2006.
Stephen J. Claeys
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration
[FR Doc. E6-21209 Filed 12-12-06; 8:45 am]
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