Notice of Extension of the Deadline for Determining the Adequacy of the Antidumping Duty Petitions: Lightweight Thermal Paper from Germany, the Republic of Korea, and the People's Republic of China; and the Countervailing Duty Petition: Lightweight Thermal Paper from the People's Republic of China, 58639 [E7-20345]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 199 / Tuesday, October 16, 2007 / Notices mmaher on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES meeting is closed because if open it likely would either disclose matters that would be properly classified to be kept secret in the interest of foreign policy under the appropriate executive order (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1)) or would disclose information the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action. (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B)) In addition, part of the discussion will relate solely to the internal personnel and organizational issues of the BBG or the International Broadcasting Bureau. (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2) and (6)) CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Persons interested in obtaining more information should contact Carol Booker at (202) 203–4545. received antidumping and countervailing duty petitions filed by Appleton Papers, Inc. (petitioner) on behalf of the domestic industry producing lightweight thermal paper. See Antidumping Duty Petitions on Lightweight Thermal Paper from Germany, the Republic of Korea, and the People’s Republic of China and Countervailing Duty Petition on Lightweight Thermal Paper from the People’s Republic of China (September 19, 2007) (Petitions). Determination of Industry Support for the Petition Section 732(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires that a petition be filed by or on behalf of the domestic industry. Section Dated: October 9, 2007. 732(c)(4)(A) of the Act provides that the Carol Booker, Department’s industry support determination be based on whether a Legal Counsel. [FR Doc. 07–5118 Filed 10–12–07; 12:01 pm] minimum percentage of the relevant industry supports the petition. A BILLING CODE 8610–01–M petition meets this requirement if the domestic producers or workers who support the petition account for: (i) at DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE least 25 percent of the total production of the domestic like product; and (ii) International Trade Administration more than 50 percent of the production (A–428–840, A–580–860, A–570–920, C–570– of the domestic like product produced 921) by that portion of the industry Notice of Extension of the Deadline for expressing support for, or opposition to, the petition. Moreover, section Determining the Adequacy of the 732(c)(4)(D) of the Act provides that, if Antidumping Duty Petitions: the petition does not establish support Lightweight Thermal Paper from of domestic producers or workers Germany, the Republic of Korea, and accounting for more than 50 percent of the People’s Republic of China; and the total production of the domestic like the Countervailing Duty Petition: product, the Department shall: (i) poll Lightweight Thermal Paper from the the industry or rely on other People’s Republic of China information in order to determine if there is support for the petition, as AGENCY: Import Administration, required by subparagraph (A), or (ii) if International Trade Administration, there is a large number of producers, Department of Commerce determine industry support using a EFFECTIVE DATE: October 16, 2007. statistically valid sampling method to FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: poll the industry. Minoo Hatten at (202) 482–1690 and Dmitry Vladimirov at (202) 482–0665 Extension of Time (Republic of Korea); Blanche Ziv at Section 732(c)(1)(A)(ii) of the Act (202) 482–4207, Hallie Zink at (202) provides that within 20 days of the 482–6907, and Scott Holland at (202) filing of an antidumping duty petition, 482–1279 (People’s Republic of China), the Department will determine, inter Victoria Cho at (202) 482–5075 and alia, whether the petition has been filed Christopher Hargett at (202) 482–4161 by or on behalf of the U.S. industry (Germany), AD/CVD Operations, Import producing the domestic like product. Administration, International Trade Section 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act provides Administration, U.S. Department of that the deadline for the initiation Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution determination, in exceptional Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. circumstances, may be extended by 20 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: days in any case in which the Department must ‘‘poll or otherwise EXTENSION OF INITIATION OF determine support for the petition by INVESTIGATIONS the industry.’’ Because it is not clear The Petitions from the petition whether the industry support criteria have been met, the On September 19, 2007, the Department has determined to extend Department of Commerce (Department) VerDate Aug<31>2005 04:12 Oct 16, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58639 the time for initiating an investigation in order to poll the domestic industry. The Department will need additional time to analyze the domestic producers’ responses to the Department’s request for information. Therefore, it is necessary to extend the deadline determining the adequacy of the petition for a period not to exceed 40 days from the filing of the petition. As a result, the initiation determination will now be due no later than October 29, 2007. International Trade Commission Notification The Department will contact the International Trade Commission (ITC) and will make this extension notice available to the ITC. Dated: October 09, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–20345 Filed 10–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration A–533–838 Carbazole Violet Pigment 23 from India: Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: October 16, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yang Jin Chun or Richard Rimlinger, AD/CVD Operations, Office 5, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5760 and (202) 482–4477, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background At the request of an interested party, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on carbazole violet pigment 23 from India for the period December 1, 2005, through November 30, 2006. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, 72 FR 5005 (February 2, 2007). On August 22, 2007, we extended the due date for the completion of the preliminary results of reviews by 45 E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(A-428-840, A-580-860, A-570-920, C-570-921)


Notice of Extension of the Deadline for Determining the Adequacy 
of the Antidumping Duty Petitions: Lightweight Thermal Paper from 
Germany, the Republic of Korea, and the People's Republic of China; and 
the Countervailing Duty Petition: Lightweight Thermal Paper from the 
People's Republic of China

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 16, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Minoo Hatten at (202) 482-1690 and 
Dmitry Vladimirov at (202) 482-0665 (Republic of Korea); Blanche Ziv at 
(202) 482-4207, Hallie Zink at (202) 482-6907, and Scott Holland at 
(202) 482-1279 (People's Republic of China), Victoria Cho at (202) 482-
5075 and Christopher Hargett at (202) 482-4161 (Germany), AD/CVD 
Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

EXTENSION OF INITIATION OF INVESTIGATIONS

The Petitions

    On September 19, 2007, the Department of Commerce (Department) 
received antidumping and countervailing duty petitions filed by 
Appleton Papers, Inc. (petitioner) on behalf of the domestic industry 
producing lightweight thermal paper. See Antidumping Duty Petitions on 
Lightweight Thermal Paper from Germany, the Republic of Korea, and the 
People's Republic of China and Countervailing Duty Petition on 
Lightweight Thermal Paper from the People's Republic of China 
(September 19, 2007) (Petitions).

Determination of Industry Support for the Petition

    Section 732(b)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), 
requires that a petition be filed by or on behalf of the domestic 
industry. Section 732(c)(4)(A) of the Act provides that the 
Department's industry support determination be based on whether a 
minimum percentage of the relevant industry supports the petition. A 
petition meets this requirement if the domestic producers or workers 
who support the petition account for: (i) at least 25 percent of the 
total production of the domestic like product; and (ii) more than 50 
percent of the production of the domestic like product produced by that 
portion of the industry expressing support for, or opposition to, the 
petition. Moreover, section 732(c)(4)(D) of the Act provides that, if 
the petition does not establish support of domestic producers or 
workers accounting for more than 50 percent of the total production of 
the domestic like product, the Department shall: (i) poll the industry 
or rely on other information in order to determine if there is support 
for the petition, as required by subparagraph (A), or (ii) if there is 
a large number of producers, determine industry support using a 
statistically valid sampling method to poll the industry.

Extension of Time

    Section 732(c)(1)(A)(ii) of the Act provides that within 20 days of 
the filing of an antidumping duty petition, the Department will 
determine, inter alia, whether the petition has been filed by or on 
behalf of the U.S. industry producing the domestic like product. 
Section 732(c)(1)(B) of the Act provides that the deadline for the 
initiation determination, in exceptional circumstances, may be extended 
by 20 days in any case in which the Department must ``poll or otherwise 
determine support for the petition by the industry.'' Because it is not 
clear from the petition whether the industry support criteria have been 
met, the Department has determined to extend the time for initiating an 
investigation in order to poll the domestic industry.
    The Department will need additional time to analyze the domestic 
producers' responses to the Department's request for information. 
Therefore, it is necessary to extend the deadline determining the 
adequacy of the petition for a period not to exceed 40 days from the 
filing of the petition. As a result, the initiation determination will 
now be due no later than October 29, 2007.

International Trade Commission Notification

    The Department will contact the International Trade Commission 
(ITC) and will make this extension notice available to the ITC.

    Dated: October 09, 2007.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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