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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 24, 2008 / Notices Washington; K-K Packing & Storage, L.L.C., Zillah, Washington; Manzaneros Mexicanos De Washington, Yakima, Washington; Orchard View Farms, The Dalles, Oregon; and Peshastin Hi-Up Growers, Peshastin, Washington. Dated: June 19, 2008. Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export Trading Company Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–14233 Filed 6–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–810] Stainless Steel Bar from India: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for the Final Results of the 2006–2007 Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: June 24, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Devta Ohri, 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) 482–3853. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES AGENCY: Background On February 21, 1995, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published in the Federal Register the antidumping duty order on stainless steel bar (‘‘SSB’’) from India. See Antidumping Duty Orders: Stainless Steel Bar form Brazil, India and Japan, 60 FR 9661 (February 21, 1995). On March 28, 2007, the Department published a notice in the Federal Register initiating an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on SSB from India for three companies for the period of review (‘‘POR’’) February 1, 2006, through January 31, 2007. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews, 72 FR 14516 (February 28, 2007). On March 7, 2008, the Department published its preliminary results of the 2006–2007 antidumping duty administrative review. See Stainless Steel Bar from India: Notice of Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 12382 (March 7, 2008); as corrected, Stainless Steel Bar from India: Notice of Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 15049 (March 20, 2008). The final results for VerDate Aug<31>2005 12:39 Jun 23, 2008 Jkt 214001 this review are currently due no later than July 7, 2008. Extension of Time Limit of Final 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 this time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend the time period to a maximum of 180 days. Completion of the final results of the administrative review within the 120day period in this case is not practicable because, following the preliminary results, the Department issued a comprehensive supplemental questionnaire concerning Sunflag Iron & Steel Co. Ltd.’s (‘‘Sunflag’’) affiliations. In addition, the Department has received multiple deficiency comments from domestic interested parties. The Department requires additional time to analyze the Sunflag’s supplemental questionnaire response and the comments from the domestic interested parties. Because it is not practicable to complete this review within the time specified under the Act, we are fully extending the time period for issuing the final results of the administrative review in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Therefore, the final results are now due no later than September 3, 2008. This notice is published pursuant to sections 751(a) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: June 18, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–14271 Filed 6–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–917] Laminated Woven Sacks From the People’s Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Affirmative Determination, in Part, of Critical Circumstances Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) has reached a final determination that countervailable AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35639 subsidies are being provided to producers/exporters of laminated woven sacks (LWS) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). For information on the estimated subsidy rates, see the ‘‘Final Determination’’ section of this notice. EFFECTIVE DATE: June 24, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sean Carey, Gene Calvert, or Paul Matino, AD/CVD Operations, Office 6, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 7866, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3964, (202) 482–3586, or (202) 482– 4146, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Case History The following events have occurred since the publication of the preliminary determination in the Federal Register on December 3, 2007. See Laminated Woven Sacks From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination; Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances, In Part; and Alignment of Final Countervailing Duty Determination with Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 72 FR 67893 (December 3, 2007) (Preliminary Determination). On December 13, 2007, the Department issued supplemental questionnaires to Zibo Aifudi Plastic Packaging Co., Ltd. (Aifudi) and Shandong Shouguang Jianyuanchun Co., Ltd. and its cross–owned affiliate Shandong Longxing Plastic Products Co., Ltd. (SSJ/SLP).1 We issued a supplemental questionnaire to the Government of the People’s Republic of China (GOC) on December 14, 2007. We received responses to these questionnaires from SSJ/SLP on January 2, 2008, and from the GOC and Aifudi on January 3, 2008. We issued an 1 SSJ was one of the four mandatory company respondents selected by the Department. See Memorandum to Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, ‘‘Respondent Selection’’ (July 31, 2007). This memorandum is on file in the Central Records Unit (CRU), Room 1117 of the main Commerce building. Subsequently, we determined that SSJ was crossowned with SLP (see Preliminary Determination, 72 FR at 67900) (December 3, 2007), and for purposes of this final determination, we are referring to these mandatory respondents as SSJ/SLP. The other three mandatory company respondents are: Han Shing Chemical Co., Ltd. (Han Shing Chemical), Ningbo Yong Feng Packaging Co., Ltd. (Ningbo), Shangdong Qilu Plastic Fabric Group, Ltd. (Qilu). On October 24, 2007, the Department accepted Aifudi as a voluntary respondent for the investigation pursuant to 19 CFR 351.204(d)(2). See Memorandum to Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, ‘‘Voluntary Respondent Selection’’ (October 24, 2007). This memorandum is on file in the Department’s CRU. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-810]


Stainless Steel Bar from India: Notice of Extension of Time Limit 
for the Final Results of the 2006-2007 Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: June 24, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Devta Ohri, 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) 482-3853.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On February 21, 1995, the Department of Commerce (``Department'') 
published in the Federal Register the antidumping duty order on 
stainless steel bar (``SSB'') from India. See Antidumping Duty Orders: 
Stainless Steel Bar form Brazil, India and Japan, 60 FR 9661 (February 
21, 1995). On March 28, 2007, the Department published a notice in the 
Federal Register initiating an administrative review of the antidumping 
duty order on SSB from India for three companies for the period of 
review (``POR'') February 1, 2006, through January 31, 2007.  See 
Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative 
Reviews, 72 FR 14516 (February 28, 2007). On March 7, 2008, the 
Department published its preliminary results of the 2006-2007 
antidumping duty administrative review. See Stainless Steel Bar from 
India: Notice of Preliminary Results and Partial Rescission of 
Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 73 FR 12382 (March 7, 2008); as 
corrected, Stainless Steel Bar from India: Notice of Preliminary 
Results and Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative 
Review, 73 FR 15049 (March 20, 2008). The final results for this review 
are currently due no later than July 7, 2008.

Extension of Time Limit of Final 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 this time 
period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend 
the time period to a maximum of 180 days.
    Completion of the final results of the administrative review within 
the 120-day period in this case is not practicable because, following 
the preliminary results, the Department issued a comprehensive 
supplemental questionnaire concerning Sunflag Iron & Steel Co. Ltd.'s 
(``Sunflag'') affiliations. In addition, the Department has received 
multiple deficiency comments from domestic interested parties. The 
Department requires additional time to analyze the Sunflag's 
supplemental questionnaire response and the comments from the domestic 
interested parties.
    Because it is not practicable to complete this review within the 
time specified under the Act, we are fully extending the time period 
for issuing the final results of the administrative review in 
accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act. Therefore, the final 
results are now due no later than September 3, 2008.
    This notice is published pursuant to sections 751(a) and 777(i) of 
the Act.

    Dated: June 18, 2008.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-14271 Filed 6-23-08; 8:45 am]
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