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Download as PDF 63558 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 217 / Friday, November 9, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–909, A–520–802] Certain Steel Nails From the People’s Republic of China and the United Arab Emirates: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Dates: November 9, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Bankhead (PRC) (202) 482–9068 or David Goldberger (UAE) (202) 482– 4136; AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Postponement of Preliminary Determinations On July 9, 2007, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) initiated antidumping duty investigations of imports of certain steel nails from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’) and the United Arab Emirates (‘‘UAE’’). See Certain Steel Nails from the People’s Republic of China and the United Arab Emirates: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 72 FR 38816 (July 16, 2007). The notice of initiation stated that we would issue our preliminary determinations no later than 140 days after the date of initiation. Currently, the preliminary determinations in these investigations are due on November 26, 2007. On November 1, 2007, the petitioners 1 made timely requests, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(e), for a 50day postponement of the preliminary determinations in the investigations, pursuant to section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’). The petitioners stated that a postponement of these preliminary determinations is necessary because of the complexities of the investigations and the required analyses for them, and because the Department is still involved in gathering initial data from the respondents. Under section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, if the petitioner makes a timely request 1 Mid Continent Nail Corporation, Davis Wire Corporation, Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (Atlas Steel & Wire Division), Maze Nails (Division of W.H. Maze Company), Treasure Coast Fasteners, Inc., and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union. VerDate Aug<31>2005 23:48 Nov 08, 2007 Jkt 214001 for an extension of the period within which the preliminary determination must be made under subsection (b)(1), then the Department may postpone making the preliminary determination under subsection (b)(1) until not later than the 190th day after the date on which the administering authority initiated the investigation. Therefore, for the reasons identified by the petitioners and because there are no compelling reasons to deny their requests, the Department is postponing the preliminary determinations in these investigations until January 15, 2008, which is 190 days from the date on which the Department initiated these investigations. The deadline for the final determinations will continue to be 75 days after the date of the preliminary determinations, unless extended. This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1). Dated: November 5, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–22049 Filed 11–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Docket Number: 07–064. Applicant: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO 64110. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Tecnai G2. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 72 FR 58286, October 15, 2007. Docket Number: 07–065. Applicant: State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 13902. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Nova 600. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Netherlands. Intended Use: See notice at 72 FR 58286, October 15, 2007. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as these instruments are intended to be used, was being manufactured in the United States at the time the instruments were ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in the United States at the time of order of each instrument. Dated: November 5, 2007. Faye Robinson, Director. Statutory Import Programs Staff Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–22041 Filed 11–8–07; 8:45 am] University of Oklahoma, et. al. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty–Free Entry of Electron Microscopes DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE This is a decision consolidated pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89– 651,as amended by Pub. L.106–36, 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue., NW, Washington, DC. Docket Number: 07–055. Applicant: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model Quanta 200. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 72 FR 58286, October 15, 2007. Docket Number: 07–057. Applicant: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294–0017. Instrument: Electron Microscope, Model H–7650–II. Manufacturer: Hitachi High– Technologies Corp., Japan. Intended Use: See notice at 72 FR 58286, October 15, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 International Trade Administration U.S. Electronic Education Fairs for China and India International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The deadline for U.S. accredited colleges and universities to sponsor the U.S. Electronic Education Fairs for China and India by purchasing space on the corresponding Internet landing pages has been extended to November 16, 2007. DATES: Applications will be accepted from the date of this Notice until 3 p.m. EDT November 16, 2007. The initiative is scheduled to commence on or around that date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Moll, U.S. Department of Commerce. Tel: (248) 508–8404; John Siegmund, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 1104. Tel: (202) 482– 4781; David Long, U.S. Department of E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-909, A-520-802]


Certain Steel Nails From the People's Republic of China and the 
United Arab Emirates: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of 
Antidumping Duty Investigations

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

DATES: Effective Dates: November 9, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Bankhead (PRC) (202) 482-9068 
or David Goldberger (UAE) (202) 482-4136; AD/CVD Operations, Import 
Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington DC 
20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Postponement of Preliminary Determinations

    On July 9, 2007, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') 
initiated antidumping duty investigations of imports of certain steel 
nails from the People's Republic of China (``PRC'') and the United Arab 
Emirates (``UAE''). See Certain Steel Nails from the People's Republic 
of China and the United Arab Emirates: Initiation of Antidumping Duty 
Investigations, 72 FR 38816 (July 16, 2007). The notice of initiation 
stated that we would issue our preliminary determinations no later than 
140 days after the date of initiation. Currently, the preliminary 
determinations in these investigations are due on November 26, 2007.
    On November 1, 2007, the petitioners \1\ made timely requests, 
pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(e), for a 50-day postponement of the 
preliminary determinations in the investigations, pursuant to section 
733(c)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (``the Act''). The 
petitioners stated that a postponement of these preliminary 
determinations is necessary because of the complexities of the 
investigations and the required analyses for them, and because the 
Department is still involved in gathering initial data from the 
respondents.
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    \1\ Mid Continent Nail Corporation, Davis Wire Corporation, 
Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (Atlas Steel & Wire Division), Maze 
Nails (Division of W.H. Maze Company), Treasure Coast Fasteners, 
Inc., and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, 
Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers 
International Union.
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    Under section 733(c)(1)(A) of the Act, if the petitioner makes a 
timely request for an extension of the period within which the 
preliminary determination must be made under subsection (b)(1), then 
the Department may postpone making the preliminary determination under 
subsection (b)(1) until not later than the 190th day after the date on 
which the administering authority initiated the investigation. 
Therefore, for the reasons identified by the petitioners and because 
there are no compelling reasons to deny their requests, the Department 
is postponing the preliminary determinations in these investigations 
until January 15, 2008, which is 190 days from the date on which the 
Department initiated these investigations.
    The deadline for the final determinations will continue to be 75 
days after the date of the preliminary determinations, unless extended.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to section 733(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205(f)(1).

    Dated: November 5, 2007.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E7-22049 Filed 11-8-07; 8:45 am]
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