Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Brazil, Ecuador, India, Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Extension of Time Limits for the Preliminary Results of the Second Administrative Reviews, 60800-60801 [E7-21110]

Download as PDF 60800 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 207 / Friday, October 26, 2007 / Notices This extension is in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On September 29, 2006, the U.S. Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published a notice of initiation of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on corrosion–resistant carbon steel flat products from Korea, covering the period August 1, 2005 to July 31, 2006. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 71 FR 57465 (September 29, 2006). On September 10, 2007, the Department published the preliminary results of this review. See Certain Corrosion Resistant Carbon Steel Flat Products from the Republic of Korea: Notice of Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 72 FR 51584 (September 10, 2007). The final results of this review are currently due no later than January 8, 2008. rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Extension of Time Limit of Preliminary Results Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), requires the Department to issue 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 that time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the time limit for the final results to a maximum of 180 days. See also 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2). We determine that it is not practicable to complete the final results of this review within the original time limit. Several technical issues arose which require the collection and analyses of certain additional information after the preliminary results. Therefore, to allow sufficient time to collect and analyze the additional information, and to conduct the briefing process, the Department is fully extending the final results. The final results are now due not later than March 10, 2008, the next business day after 180 days from publication of the preliminary results. The amended schedule for interested parties to submit case briefs, written comments, and/or hearing is not later than Monday, January 14, 2008. Rebuttal briefs are limited to issues raised in such briefs or comments and may be filed no later than five days after the time limit for filing the case briefs or comments. See 19 CFR 351.309(d). Any hearing, if requested, ordinarily will be held two days after the due date of the rebuttal briefs. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Oct 25, 2007 Jkt 214001 mandatory respondents in each of the above–mentioned administrative reviews. See the July 17, 2007, Memoranda from James Maeder to Dated: October 22, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys entitled: Stephen J. Claeys, ‘‘Antidumping Duty Administrative Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Review of Certain Frozen Warmwater Administration. Shrimp from India: Selection of [FR Doc. E7–21114 Filed 10–25–07; 8:45 am] Respondents for Individual Review≥; BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S and ‘‘Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand: Selection of DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Respondents for Individual Review≥; the July 18, 2007, Memorandum from International Trade Administration James C. Doyle to Stephen J. Claeys [A–351–838, A–331–802, A–533–840, A–549– entitled: ‘‘Antidumping Duty 822, A–552–802] Administrative Review of Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from the Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Selection From Brazil, Ecuador, India, Thailand, of Respondents≥; the July 19, 2007, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Memoranda from James Maeder to Notice of Extension of Time Limits for Stephen J. Claeys entitled: the Preliminary Results of the Second ‘‘Antidumping Duty Administrative Administrative Reviews Review of Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil: Selection of AGENCY: Import Administration, Respondents for Individual Review≥; International Trade Administration, and ‘‘Antidumping Duty Administrative Department of Commerce. Review of Certain Frozen Warmwater EFFECTIVE DATE: October 26, 2007. Shrimp from Ecuador: Selection of FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Respondents for Individual Review.’’ Johnson (Brazil) at (202) 482–4929, In August and September 2007, the David Goldberger (Ecuador) at (202) Department rescinded the Brazil, 482–4136, Elizabeth Eastwood (India) at Ecuador, and Thailand administrative (202) 482–3874, Irina Itkin (Thailand) at reviews with respect to certain (202) 482–0656, and Irene Gorelik companies. See Certain Frozen (Vietnam) at (202) 482–6905, AD/CVD Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil: Partial Operations, Offices 2 and 9, Import Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administration, International Trade Administrative Review, 72 FR 48616 Administration, U.S. Department of (August 24, 2007); Certain Frozen Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Warmwater Shrimp from Ecuador: Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Partial Rescission of the Antidumping SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Duty Administrative Review, 72 FR 48616 (August 24, 2007); and Certain Background Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from On April 6, 2007, the Department of Thailand; Partial Rescission of Commerce (the Department) published Antidumping Duty Administrative notices of initiation of the Review, 72 FR 50931 (September 5, administrative reviews of the 2007). antidumping duty orders on certain Extension of Time Limit of Preliminary frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil, Results Ecuador, India, and Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act (Vietnam), covering the period February of 1930, as amended (the Act), requires 1, 2006, through January 31, 2007. See the Department to make a preliminary Notice of Initiation of Administrative determination in an administrative Reviews of the Antidumping Duty review within 245 days after the last day Orders on Certain Frozen Warmwater of the anniversary month of an order or Shrimp from Brazil, Ecuador, India, and finding for which a review is requested. Thailand, 72 FR 17100 (April 6, 2007); Consistent with section 751(a)(3)(A) of and Notice of Initiation of the Act, the Department may extend the Administrative Reviews of the 245–day period to 365 days if it is not Antidumping Duty Orders on Frozen practicable to complete the review Warmwater Shrimp from the Socialist within a 245–day period. The deadline Republic of Vietnam and the People’s for the preliminary results of these Republic of China, 72 FR 17095 (April reviews is currently October 31, 2007. The Department determines that 6, 2007). completion of the preliminary results of In July 2007, after issuing quantity these administrative reviews within the and value questionnaires and receiving statutory time period is not practicable. responses, the Department selected PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 207 / Friday, October 26, 2007 / Notices Due to the additional time needed for respondent selection, the Department was unable to issue its initial antidumping duty questionnaires to the selected companies until July 2007 in each of these administrative reviews. The Department thus requires additional time to conduct its analysis for each company in each of these reviews. Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) the Act, we are extending the time period for issuing the preliminary results of these reviews by 120 days, until February 28, 2008. The final results continue to be due 120 days after the publication of the preliminary results. This notice is published pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2). Dated: October 22, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–21110 Filed 10–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–351–841/Brazil] [A–570–924/People’s Republic of China] [A–549–825/Thailand] [A–520–803/The United Arab Emirates] Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip (PET Film) from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: October 26, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Heaney (Brazil), AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Erin Begnal (the People’s Republic of China) AD/CVD Operations, Office 9, Stephen Bailey (Thailand), AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Douglas Kirby (the United Arab Emirates), 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) 482–4475, (202) 482–1442, (202) 482–0193, and (202) 482–3782, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES AGENCY: The Petitions On September 28, 2007, the Department of Commerce (the Department) received petitions on VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Oct 25, 2007 Jkt 214001 imports of PET Film from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) (petitions) filed in proper form by Dupont Teijin Films, Mitsubishi Polyester Film Inc., SKC Inc., and Toray Plastics (America) Inc., (collectively, petitioners). See Antidumping Duty Petition: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip (PET Film) from Brazil, Republic of China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates (September 28, 2007). On October 3, 2007, the Department issued a request for additional information and clarification of certain areas of the petitions. Based on the Department’s request, petitioners filed supplements to the petitions for all countries on October 9, 2007, and October 10, 2007. See Supplemental Questionnaire Response: Petition for the Imposition of Antidumping Duties: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from the United Arab Emirates. On October 12, 2007, and October 15, 2007, the Department requested further clarifications from petitioners by phone. See Memorandum to the File: Telephone Call to Petitioners Regarding the Antidumping Petition on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates, dated October 12, 2007; see also Memorandum to the File: Telephone conversation with Petitioners’ counsel in connection with the Petitions on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China (the PRC), Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates (the UAE), dated October 15, 2007. On October 15, 2007, petitioners submitted additional supplements to the Petitions. See Second Supplemental Questionnaire Response: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip (PET Film) from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates, dated October 15, 2007. On October 15, 2007, Ms. Meredith Rutherford of the Department’s Office of Policy, telephoned petitioners to request that they submit relevant pages from the International Trade Commission publication concerning the domestic like product. See Memorandum to the File: Telephone conversation with Petitioners’ counsel in connection with the Petitioners on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China (the PRC), Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates (the UAE), dated October 15, 2007. On October 16, 2007, petitioners submitted addendums to their October 15, 2007 supplements. See PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60801 Additional Exhibits to the Second Supplemental Questionnaire Response: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip (PET Film) from Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates, dated October 16, 2007; see also Supplement to the Petition Regarding Domestic–Like Product, dated October 16, 2007. On October 16, 2007, the Department telephoned petitioners requesting further information for Brazil, Thailand, and the UAE to which petitioners submitted responses on October 17, 2007, and October 18, 2007. See Memorandum to the File: Telephone Call to Petitioners Regarding the Antidumping Petition and October 16, 2007, Supplement to the Petition on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Thailand and the United Arab Emirates, dated October 17, 2007; see also Memorandum to the File: Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet and Strip from Brazil; Telecon with Counsel for Petitioners; Date of Home Market Prices, dated October 16, 2007; Supplement to the Petition, dated October 17, 2007, at Exhibit 1; and Supplement to the Petition, dated October 18, 2007, at Exhibit 1. On October 17, 2007, the Department telephoned petitioners regarding their responses to our October 16, 2007, inquires for Brazil, Thailand, and the UAE. See Memorandum to the File: Telephone Call to Petitioners Regarding Submission of Information in the Antidumping Petition on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Thailand, Brazil, and the United Arab Emirates, dated October 17, 2007. On October 18, 2007, the Department telephoned petitioners requesting additional clarification of its October, 17, 2007, filings for Thailand and the UAE. See Memorandum to the File: Telephone Call to Petitioners Regarding the Antidumping Petition on Polyethylene Terephthalate Film, Sheet, and Strip from Thailand and the United Arab Emirates, dated October 18, 2007. In accordance with section 732(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), petitioners allege that imports of PET Film from Brazil, the PRC, Thailand, and the UAE are being, or are likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value, within the meaning of section 731 of the Act, and that such imports materially injure, or threaten material injury to, an industry in the United States. The Department finds that petitioners filed these petitions on behalf of the domestic industry because petitioners are an interested party as defined in section 771(9)(C) of the Act, and petitioners have demonstrated sufficient industry support with respect to the E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-351-838, A-331-802, A-533-840, A-549-822, A-552-802]


Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Brazil, Ecuador, India, 
Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Notice of Extension of 
Time Limits for the Preliminary Results of the Second Administrative 
Reviews

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 26, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Johnson (Brazil) at (202) 482-
4929, David Goldberger (Ecuador) at (202) 482-4136, Elizabeth Eastwood 
(India) at (202) 482-3874, Irina Itkin (Thailand) at (202) 482-0656, 
and Irene Gorelik (Vietnam) at (202) 482-6905, AD/CVD Operations, 
Offices 2 and 9, Import Administration, International Trade 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On April 6, 2007, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
published notices of initiation of the administrative reviews of the 
antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil, 
Ecuador, India, and Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 
(Vietnam), covering the period February 1, 2006, through January 31, 
2007. See Notice of Initiation of Administrative Reviews of the 
Antidumping Duty Orders on Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil, 
Ecuador, India, and Thailand, 72 FR 17100 (April 6, 2007); and Notice 
of Initiation of Administrative Reviews of the Antidumping Duty Orders 
on Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and 
the People's Republic of China, 72 FR 17095 (April 6, 2007).
    In July 2007, after issuing quantity and value questionnaires and 
receiving responses, the Department selected mandatory respondents in 
each of the above-mentioned administrative reviews. See the July 17, 
2007, Memoranda from James Maeder to Stephen J. Claeys entitled: 
``Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Frozen Warmwater 
Shrimp from India: Selection of Respondents for Individual 
Review; and ``Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of 
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Thailand: Selection of Respondents 
for Individual Review; the July 18, 2007, Memorandum from 
James C. Doyle to Stephen J. Claeys entitled: ``Antidumping Duty 
Administrative Review of Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from the 
Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Selection of Respondents; the 
July 19, 2007, Memoranda from James Maeder to Stephen J. Claeys 
entitled: ``Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Certain Frozen 
Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil: Selection of Respondents for Individual 
Review; and ``Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of 
Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Ecuador: Selection of Respondents 
for Individual Review.''
    In August and September 2007, the Department rescinded the Brazil, 
Ecuador, and Thailand administrative reviews with respect to certain 
companies. See Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil: Partial 
Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 72 FR 48616 
(August 24, 2007); Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Ecuador: 
Partial Rescission of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 72 FR 
48616 (August 24, 2007); and Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from 
Thailand; Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 
72 FR 50931 (September 5, 2007).

Extension of Time Limit of Preliminary Results

    Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act), requires the Department to make a preliminary determination in an 
administrative review within 245 days after the last day of the 
anniversary month of an order or finding for which a review is 
requested. Consistent with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, the 
Department may extend the 245-day period to 365 days if it is not 
practicable to complete the review within a 245-day period. The 
deadline for the preliminary results of these reviews is currently 
October 31, 2007.
    The Department determines that completion of the preliminary 
results of these administrative reviews within the statutory time 
period is not practicable.

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Due to the additional time needed for respondent selection, the 
Department was unable to issue its initial antidumping duty 
questionnaires to the selected companies until July 2007 in each of 
these administrative reviews. The Department thus requires additional 
time to conduct its analysis for each company in each of these reviews. 
Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) the Act, we are 
extending the time period for issuing the preliminary results of these 
reviews by 120 days, until February 28, 2008. The final results 
continue to be due 120 days after the publication of the preliminary 
results.
    This notice is published pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the 
Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2).

    Dated: October 22, 2007.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E7-21110 Filed 10-25-07; 8:45 am]
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