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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 235 / Friday, December 7, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–845] Glycine from India: Postponement of Final Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce EFFECTIVE DATE: December 7, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Callen or Kristin Case, 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) 482–0180 and (202) 482–3174, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Postponement of Final Determination On April 19, 2007, the Department of Commerce (the Department) initiated the antidumping duty investigations of Glycine from India, Japan, and the Republic of Korea. See Glycine from India, Japan, and the Republic of Korea: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 72 FR 20816 (April 26, 2007). The notice of initiation stated that the Department would issue its preliminary determinations for these investigations no later than 140 days after the date of initiation (i.e., September 6, 2007), unless postponed, in accordance with section 733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On August 23, 2007, in response to a timely request from the petitioner, Geo Speciality Chemicals, Inc., we postponed the preliminary determination to October 26, 2007. See Glycine from India: Postponement of Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 72 FR 48257 (August 23, 2007). On October 26, 2007, and November 1, 2007, we issued our affirmative preliminary and amended preliminary determinations in this investigation, respectively. See Notice of Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Glycine from India, 72 FR 62827 (November 7, 2007), and Notice of Amended Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Glycine from India, 72 FR 62826 (November 7, 2007). On November 2, 2007, and November 9, 2007, Paras Intermediates Pvt. Ltd. (Paras), the only respondent that received a calculated rate in the preliminary determination of this investigation, made timely requests for a postponement of the final VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:30 Dec 06, 2007 Jkt 214001 determination pursuant to section 735(a)(2) of the Act and extension of provisional measures with respect to glycine from India. See also 19 CFR 351.210(b)(2)(ii) and 19 CFR 351.210(e)(2). Paras requested postponement of the final determination in order to allow sufficient time to prepare for verification and to ensure the Department adequate time to conduct its verification, which was scheduled originally during a period which coincided with an important Indian holiday. For the reasons identified by Paras and because there are no compelling reasons to deny the request, the Department is postponing the deadline for the final determination with respect to India under section 735(a)(2) of the Act to 135 days after the date on which the preliminary determination was published. The date of the final determination will be no later than March 21, 2008. The Department is also extending the provisional measures accordingly. This notice is issued and published pursuant to sections 735(a)(2) and 771(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(g). Dated: November 30, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–23804 Filed 12–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–549–817] Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand: Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Partial Rescission Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In response to requests from United States Steel Corporation (petitioner), Nucor Corporation (Nucor), and G Steel Public Company Limited (G Steel), the Department of Commerce (the Department) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain hot– rolled carbon steel flat products (hot– rolled steel) from Thailand. With regard to the two Thai companies that are subject to this administrative review, G Steel and Nakornthai Strip Mill Public Company Limited (NSM), we preliminarily determine that sales of AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69187 subject merchandise produced by G Steel have not been made at less than normal value (NV) and that NSM did not have any shipments, entries, or sales of subject merchandise during the period of review (POR). Therefore, this administrative review covers imports of subject merchandise produced and exported by G Steel, and we are preliminarily rescinding the review with respect to NSM. For a full discussion of the intent to rescind with respect to NSM, see the ‘‘Notice of Intent to Rescind in Part’’ section of this notice below. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. Parties that submit comments are requested to submit with each argument (1) a statement of the issue(s), (2) a brief summary of the argument(s), and (3) a table of authorities. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 7, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dena Crossland or Stephen Bailey, 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) 482–3362 or (202) 482– 0193, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On November 29, 2001, the Department published the antidumping duty order on hot–rolled steel from Thailand. See Notice of Antidumping Duty Order: Certain Hot–Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products From Thailand, 66 FR 59562 (November 29, 2001) (Hot– Rolled Steel Order). On November 1, 2006, the Department published the opportunity to request administrative review of, inter alia, the order on hot– rolled steel from Thailand for the period November 1, 2005, through October 31, 2006. See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 71 FR 64240 (November 1, 2006). In accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b)(1), on November 28, 2006, petitioner requested that we conduct an administrative review of NSM’s sales of subject merchandise. On November 30, 2006, Nucor, a domestic interested party, requested an administrative review of NSM’s or NSM’s affiliate’s sales of subject merchandise, and G Steel requested an administrative review of its sales of subject merchandise. On December 27, 2006, the Department published in the Federal Register a notice of initiation of this antidumping duty administrative review covering the period November 1, E:\FR\FM\07DEN1.SGM 07DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-845]


Glycine from India: Postponement of Final Determination of 
Antidumping Duty Investigation

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 7, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: George Callen or Kristin Case, 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-
0180 and (202) 482-3174, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Postponement of Final Determination

    On April 19, 2007, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated the antidumping duty investigations of Glycine from India, 
Japan, and the Republic of Korea. See Glycine from India, Japan, and 
the Republic of Korea: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 
72 FR 20816 (April 26, 2007). The notice of initiation stated that the 
Department would issue its preliminary determinations for these 
investigations no later than 140 days after the date of initiation 
(i.e., September 6, 2007), unless postponed, in accordance with section 
733(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). On August 
23, 2007, in response to a timely request from the petitioner, Geo 
Speciality Chemicals, Inc., we postponed the preliminary determination 
to October 26, 2007. See Glycine from India: Postponement of 
Preliminary Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation, 72 FR 
48257 (August 23, 2007). On October 26, 2007, and November 1, 2007, we 
issued our affirmative preliminary and amended preliminary 
determinations in this investigation, respectively. See Notice of 
Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Glycine 
from India, 72 FR 62827 (November 7, 2007), and Notice of Amended 
Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Glycine 
from India, 72 FR 62826 (November 7, 2007).
    On November 2, 2007, and November 9, 2007, Paras Intermediates Pvt. 
Ltd. (Paras), the only respondent that received a calculated rate in 
the preliminary determination of this investigation, made timely 
requests for a postponement of the final determination pursuant to 
section 735(a)(2) of the Act and extension of provisional measures with 
respect to glycine from India. See also 19 CFR 351.210(b)(2)(ii) and 19 
CFR 351.210(e)(2). Paras requested postponement of the final 
determination in order to allow sufficient time to prepare for 
verification and to ensure the Department adequate time to conduct its 
verification, which was scheduled originally during a period which 
coincided with an important Indian holiday.
    For the reasons identified by Paras and because there are no 
compelling reasons to deny the request, the Department is postponing 
the deadline for the final determination with respect to India under 
section 735(a)(2) of the Act to 135 days after the date on which the 
preliminary determination was published. The date of the final 
determination will be no later than March 21, 2008. The Department is 
also extending the provisional measures accordingly.
    This notice is issued and published pursuant to sections 735(a)(2) 
and 771(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(g).

    Dated: November 30, 2007.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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