Extension of Time to Submit Comments Concerning the Initialed Draft Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 74272 [E7-25390]

Download as PDF 74272 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 249 / Monday, December 31, 2007 / Notices section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act: (1) The cash deposit rates for the companies listed above will be the rates established in the final results of this review, except if the rate is less than 0.5 percent and, therefore, de minimis, the cash deposit will be zero; (2) for previously reviewed or investigated companies not listed above, the cash deposit rate will continue to be the company-specific rate published for the most recent final results in which that manufacturer or exporter participated; (3) if the exporter is not a firm covered in these reviews, a prior review, or the original less-thanfair-value (LTFV) investigation, but the manufacturer is, the cash deposit rate will be the rate established for the most recent final results 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 or the LTFV conducted by the Department, the cash deposit rate will be 38.72 percent, the ‘‘all-others’’ rate established in the LTFV. See Amended Final Determination. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. Verification The Department intends to conduct sales verifications after these preliminary results for Ispat, Tata, and JSW. Notification to Importers sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES This notice serves as a preliminary reminder to importers of their responsibility under 19 CFR 351.402(f)(2) to file a certificate regarding the reimbursement of antidumping 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. These preliminary results of review are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: December 19, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–25397 Filed 12–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:08 Dec 28, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–821–802] Extension of Time to Submit Comments Concerning the Initialed Draft Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) and the Russian Federation’s Federal Atomic Energy Agency (‘‘Rosatom’’) have initialed a draft amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation (‘‘Suspension Agreement’’). See Initialed Draft Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation; Request for Comment, 72 FR 68124 (December 4, 2007) (‘‘Draft Amendment’’). On December 20, 2007, Power Resources, Inc. (‘‘PRI’’) and Crow Butte Resources, Inc (‘‘CBR’’), U.S. producers of uranium concentrates, requested a one-week extension to the comment period outlined in the Draft Amendment. The Department is granting this request in full. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sally C. Gannon at (202) 482–0162, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On October 30, 1992, the Department suspended the antidumping duty investigation involving uranium from Russia on the basis of an agreement by its government to restrict the volume of direct or indirect exports to the United States in order to prevent the suppression or undercutting of price levels of U.S. domestic uranium. See Antidumping; Uranium from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan; Suspension of Investigations and Amendment of Preliminary Determinations, 57 FR 49220 (October 30, 1992). The Suspension Agreement was subsequently amended, by agreement of both governments, on March 11, 1994, October 3, 1996, and May 7, 1997. See, respectively, Amendment to Agreement PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 59 FR 15373 (April 1, 1994); Amendments to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 61 FR 56665 (November 4, 1996); and Amendment to Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 62 FR 37879 (July 15, 1997). On July 31, 1998, the Department notified interested parties of an administrative change with respect to the Suspension Agreement. See Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 63 FR 40879 (July 31, 1998). On November 27, 2007, the Department and Rosatom initialed a new draft amendment to the Suspension Agreement. Extension Request The Department provided parties with thirty days from the publication date of the Draft Amendment in the Federal Register to submit comments on the proposed amendment. The Draft Amendment published in the Federal Register on December 4, 2007, and, therefore, comments were due on January 3, 2008. On December 20, 2007, PRI and CBR requested a one-week extension to the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed amendment. PRI and CBR stated in their submission that the complexity of the Suspension Agreement and Draft Amendment, coupled with the December holiday, necessitate additional time for PRI and CBR to review and analyze the Draft Amendment and submit meaningful comments. For the reasons stated in PRI’s and CBR’s submission, the Department is granting this request in full. The comments on the Draft Amendment are now due on January 10, 2008. Dated: December 21, 2007. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E7–25390 Filed 12–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Article 1904 Binational Panel Reviews: Notice of Withdrawal of Panel Review NAFTA Secretariat, United States Section, International Trade AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-821-802]


Extension of Time to Submit Comments Concerning the Initialed 
Draft Amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping 
Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (``the Department'') and the 
Russian Federation's Federal Atomic Energy Agency (``Rosatom'') have 
initialed a draft amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping 
Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation (``Suspension 
Agreement''). See Initialed Draft Amendment to the Agreement Suspending 
the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation; 
Request for Comment, 72 FR 68124 (December 4, 2007) (``Draft 
Amendment''). On December 20, 2007, Power Resources, Inc. (``PRI'') and 
Crow Butte Resources, Inc (``CBR''), U.S. producers of uranium 
concentrates, requested a one-week extension to the comment period 
outlined in the Draft Amendment. The Department is granting this 
request in full.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sally C. Gannon at (202) 482-0162, 
Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W., 
Washington, D.C. 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On October 30, 1992, the Department suspended the antidumping duty 
investigation involving uranium from Russia on the basis of an 
agreement by its government to restrict the volume of direct or 
indirect exports to the United States in order to prevent the 
suppression or undercutting of price levels of U.S. domestic uranium. 
See Antidumping; Uranium from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, 
Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan; Suspension of Investigations and 
Amendment of Preliminary Determinations, 57 FR 49220 (October 30, 
1992).
    The Suspension Agreement was subsequently amended, by agreement of 
both governments, on March 11, 1994, October 3, 1996, and May 7, 1997. 
See, respectively, Amendment to Agreement Suspending the Antidumping 
Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 59 FR 15373 
(April 1, 1994); Amendments to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping 
Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 61 FR 56665 
(November 4, 1996); and Amendment to Agreement Suspending the 
Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 62 FR 
37879 (July 15, 1997). On July 31, 1998, the Department notified 
interested parties of an administrative change with respect to the 
Suspension Agreement. See Agreement Suspending the Antidumping 
Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation, 63 FR 40879 (July 
31, 1998). On November 27, 2007, the Department and Rosatom initialed a 
new draft amendment to the Suspension Agreement.

Extension Request

    The Department provided parties with thirty days from the 
publication date of the Draft Amendment in the Federal Register to 
submit comments on the proposed amendment. The Draft Amendment 
published in the Federal Register on December 4, 2007, and, therefore, 
comments were due on January 3, 2008. On December 20, 2007, PRI and CBR 
requested a one-week extension to the deadline for submitting comments 
on the proposed amendment. PRI and CBR stated in their submission that 
the complexity of the Suspension Agreement and Draft Amendment, coupled 
with the December holiday, necessitate additional time for PRI and CBR 
to review and analyze the Draft Amendment and submit meaningful 
comments.
    For the reasons stated in PRI's and CBR's submission, the 
Department is granting this request in full. The comments on the Draft 
Amendment are now due on January 10, 2008.

    Dated: December 21, 2007.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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