Notice of Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQ) on the Import of Certain Cotton Woven Fabrics for Calendar Year 2008, 73764-73765 [E7-25225]

Download as PDF 73764 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices The Department clarified its ‘‘automatic assessment’’ regulation on May 6, 2003 (68 FR 23954). This clarification will apply to entries of subject merchandise during the period of review produced by companies included in these final results of review for which the reviewed companies did not know their merchandise was destined for the United States. In such instances, we will instruct CBP to liquidate unreviewed entries at the all– others rate if there is no rate for the intermediate company(ies) involved in the transaction. For a full discussion of this clarification, see Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings: Assessment of Antidumping Duties, 68 FR 23954 (May 6, 2003). mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Cash Deposit Requirements The following deposit requirements will be effective upon completion of the final results of this administrative review for all shipments of honey from Argentina entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the publication date of the final results of this administrative review, as provided by section 751(a)(1) of the Tariff Act: (1) the cash deposit rates for all companies covered by this review (i.e., ACA, Seylinco, Patagonik, Naiman, and El Mana) will be the rates established in the final results of review; (2) for any previously reviewed or investigated company not listed above, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company–specific rate published in the most recent period; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in this review or the LTFV investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent period for the manufacturer of the merchandise; and (4) if neither the exporter nor the manufacturer is a firm covered in this or any previous review conducted by the Department, the cash deposit rate will be the all– others rate from the investigation (30.24 percent). See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value; Honey From Argentina, 66 FR 50611 (October 4, 2001); see also Notice of Amended Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value; Honey From Argentina, 66 FR 58434 (November 21, 2001), and Notice of Antidumping Duty Order; Honey From Argentina, 66 FR 63672 (December 10, 2001). Notification to Importers This notice also serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 duties prior to liquidation of the relevant entries during this review period. Failure to comply with this requirement could result in the Secretary’s presumption that reimbursement of antidumping duties occurred and the subsequent assessment of double antidumping duties. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Tariff Act. Dated: December 19, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–25261 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–580–839] Certain Polyester Staple Fiber From the Republic of Korea: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for the 2006– 2007 Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 28, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Yasmin Nair or Andrew McAllister, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230, telephone (202) 482–3813 or (202) 482– 1174, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Statutory Time Limits Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), requires the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) to issue the preliminary results of an administrative review within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of an order for which a review is requested and a final determination within 120 days after the date on which the preliminary results are published. If it is not practicable to complete the review within the time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend these deadlines to a maximum of 365 days and 180 days, respectively. Background On June 29, 2007, the Department published a notice of initiation of an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain polyester staple fiber (‘‘PSF’’) from the Republic of Korea (‘‘Korea’’), covering PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the period May 1, 2006, through April 30, 2007. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, Request for Revocation in Part and Deferral of Administrative Review, 72 FR 35690 (June 29, 2007). The preliminary results for this review are currently due no later than January 31, 2008. Extension of Time Limits for Preliminary Results The Department requires additional time to review and analyze the respondent’s sales and cost information and to issue supplemental questionnaires. Thus, it is not practicable to complete this review within the previously established time limit (i.e., by January 31, 2008). Therefore, the Department is extending the time limit for completion of these preliminary results by 120 days to not later than May 30, 2008, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: December 18, 2007. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–25313 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Notice of Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQ) on the Import of Certain Cotton Woven Fabrics for Calendar Year 2008 December 21, 2007. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. ACTION: Notice of allocation of 2008 cotton fabric tariff rate quota. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) has determined the allocation for Calendar Year 2008 of imports of certain cotton fabrics under tariff rate quotas established by Division B, Title IV of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (Public Law No. 109432). The companies that are being provided an allocation are listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurie Mease, Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-3400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BACKGROUND: On December 9, 2006, President Bush signed into law the Tax Relief and E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices Health Care Act of 2006 (Public Law No. 109-432) (‘‘the Act’’). Under Division B, Title IV, section 406(b)(1) of the Act, the Secretary of Commerce is required to allocate tariff rate quotas on the import of certain cotton woven fabrics through December 31, 2009. Section 406(b)(1) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue licenses to eligible manufacturers under headings 9902.52.08 through 9902.52.19 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, specifying the restrictions under each such license on the quantity of cotton woven fabrics that may be entered each year on behalf of the manufacturer. Section 406(a)(1) of the Act created an annual tariff rate quota providing for temporary reductions through December 31, 2009 in the import duties of cotton woven fabrics suitable for making cotton shirts (new Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) headings 9902.52.08, 9902.52.09, 9902.52.10, 9902.52.11, 9902.52.12, 9902.52.13, 9902.52.14, 9902.52.15, 9902.52.16, 9902.52.17, 9902.52.18, and 9902.52.19). Section 406(a)(2) provides that the reduction in duty is limited to 85 percent of the total square meter equivalents of all imported woven fabrics of cotton containing 85 percent or more by weight cotton used by manufacturers in cutting and sewing men’s and boys’ cotton shirts in the United States and purchased by such manufacturer during calendar year 2000. The Act requires that the tariff rate quotas be allocated to persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who, during calendar year 2000, were manufacturers cutting and sewing men’s and boys’ cotton shirts in the United States from imported woven fabrics of cotton containing 85 percent or more by weight cotton of the kind described in HTS 9902.52.08 through 9902.5219 purchased by such manufacturer during calendar year 2000. On July 24, 2007, the Department published regulations establishing procedures for allocating the TRQ. 72 FR 40235, 15 CFR 336. On October 22, 2007 the Department published a notice in the Federal Register (72 FR 59513) soliciting applications for an allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas with a closing date of November 21, 2007. The Department received timely applications from 5 firms. All applicants were determined eligible for an allocation. Most applicants submitted data on a business confidential basis. As allocations to firms were determined on the basis of this data, the Department considers individual firm allocations to be business confidential. VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 FIRMS THAT RECEIVED ALLOCATIONS: HTS headings 9902.52.08, 9902.52.09, 9902.52.10, 9902.52.11, 9902.52.12, 9902.52.13, 9902.52.14, 9902.52.15, 9902.52.16, 9902.52.17, 9902.52.18, and 9902.52.19, woven fabrics of cotton containing 85 percent or more by weight cotton, used by manufacturers in cutting and sewing men’s and boys’ cotton shirts in the United States. Amount allocated: 3,085,461 square meters. Companies Receiving Allocation: The Hancock Company, DBA Gitman & Company Ashland, PA Individualized Shirt Company - Perth Amboy, NJ Kenneth Gordon/IAG, Inc. - New Orleans, LA The Pickett Co., DBA Measure Up - Lafayette, TN Retail Brand Alliance - Enfield, CT Dated: December 21, 2007. R. Matthew Priest, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc. E7–25225 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Evaluation of State Coastal Management Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of intent to evaluate. AGENCY: The NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) announces its intent to evaluate the performance of the Sapelo Island (Georgia) National Estuarine Research Reserve. The National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation will be conducted pursuant to sections 312 and 315 of the CZMA and regulations at 15 C.F.R. Part 921, Subpart E and Part 923, Subpart L. The CZMA requires continuing review of the performance of states with respect to coastal program implementation. Evaluation of Coastal Management Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves requires findings concerning the extent to which a state has met the national objectives, adhered to its Coastal Management Program document or Reserve final management plan approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and adhered to the terms of financial assistance awards funded under the CZMA. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73765 This evaluation will include a site visit, consideration of public comments, and consultations with interested Federal, state, and local agencies and members of the public. A public meeting will be held as part of each site visit. Notice is hereby given of the dates of the site visit for the listed evaluation, and the date, local time, and location of the public meeting during the site visit. Dates and Times: The Sapelo Island (Georgia) National Estuarine Research Reserve evaluation site visit will be held February 11–15, 2008. One public meeting will be held during the week. The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2008, at 6 p.m., at the Sapelo Island Visitor Center, Dock Landing Road, Meridian, Georgia. Copies of the state’s most recent performance reports, as well as OCRM’s evaluation notification and supplemental information request letters to the state, are available upon request from OCRM. Written comments from interested parties regarding this National Estuarine Research Reserve are encouraged and will be accepted until 15 days after the public meeting. Please direct written comments to Kate Barba, Chief, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ ORM7, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. When the evaluation is completed, OCRM will place a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the Final Evaluation Findings. ADDRESSES: Kate Barba, Chief, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ORM7, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 563–1182. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog 11.419 Coastal Zone Management Program Administration Dated: December 21, 2007. David M. Kennedy, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E7–25257 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Notice of Allocation of Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQ) on the Import of 
Certain Cotton Woven Fabrics for Calendar Year 2008

December 21, 2007.
AGENCY: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration.

ACTION: Notice of allocation of 2008 cotton fabric tariff rate quota.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Department) has determined the 
allocation for Calendar Year 2008 of imports of certain cotton fabrics 
under tariff rate quotas established by Division B, Title IV of the Tax 
Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (Public Law No. 109-432). The 
companies that are being provided an allocation are listed below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurie Mease, Office of Textiles and 
Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, (202) 482-3400.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

BACKGROUND:

    On December 9, 2006, President Bush signed into law the Tax Relief 
and

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Health Care Act of 2006 (Public Law No. 109-432) (``the Act''). Under 
Division B, Title IV, section 406(b)(1) of the Act, the Secretary of 
Commerce is required to allocate tariff rate quotas on the import of 
certain cotton woven fabrics through December 31, 2009. Section 
406(b)(1) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to issue licenses to 
eligible manufacturers under headings 9902.52.08 through 9902.52.19 of 
the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, specifying the 
restrictions under each such license on the quantity of cotton woven 
fabrics that may be entered each year on behalf of the manufacturer. 
Section 406(a)(1) of the Act created an annual tariff rate quota 
providing for temporary reductions through December 31, 2009 in the 
import duties of cotton woven fabrics suitable for making cotton shirts 
(new Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) headings 
9902.52.08, 9902.52.09, 9902.52.10, 9902.52.11, 9902.52.12, 9902.52.13, 
9902.52.14, 9902.52.15, 9902.52.16, 9902.52.17, 9902.52.18, and 
9902.52.19). Section 406(a)(2) provides that the reduction in duty is 
limited to 85 percent of the total square meter equivalents of all 
imported woven fabrics of cotton containing 85 percent or more by 
weight cotton used by manufacturers in cutting and sewing men's and 
boys' cotton shirts in the United States and purchased by such 
manufacturer during calendar year 2000.
    The Act requires that the tariff rate quotas be allocated to 
persons (including firms, corporations, or other legal entities) who, 
during calendar year 2000, were manufacturers cutting and sewing men's 
and boys' cotton shirts in the United States from imported woven 
fabrics of cotton containing 85 percent or more by weight cotton of the 
kind described in HTS 9902.52.08 through 9902.5219 purchased by such 
manufacturer during calendar year 2000. On July 24, 2007, the 
Department published regulations establishing procedures for allocating 
the TRQ. 72 FR 40235, 15 CFR 336.
    On October 22, 2007 the Department published a notice in the 
Federal Register (72 FR 59513) soliciting applications for an 
allocation of the 2008 tariff rate quotas with a closing date of 
November 21, 2007. The Department received timely applications from 5 
firms. All applicants were determined eligible for an allocation. Most 
applicants submitted data on a business confidential basis. As 
allocations to firms were determined on the basis of this data, the 
Department considers individual firm allocations to be business 
confidential.
    FIRMS THAT RECEIVED ALLOCATIONS: HTS headings 9902.52.08, 
9902.52.09, 9902.52.10, 9902.52.11, 9902.52.12, 9902.52.13, 9902.52.14, 
9902.52.15, 9902.52.16, 9902.52.17, 9902.52.18, and 9902.52.19, woven 
fabrics of cotton containing 85 percent or more by weight cotton, used 
by manufacturers in cutting and sewing men's and boys' cotton shirts in 
the United States. Amount allocated: 3,085,461 square meters.

Companies Receiving Allocation:

 
 
 
The Hancock Company, DBA Gitman & Company - Ashland, PA
Individualized Shirt Company - Perth Amboy, NJ
Kenneth Gordon/IAG, Inc. - New Orleans, LA
The Pickett Co., DBA Measure Up - Lafayette, TN
Retail Brand Alliance - Enfield, CT
 


Dated: December 21, 2007.
R. Matthew Priest,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel.
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