1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from the Republic of India and the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 49646 [E8-19555]

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

(A-533-847, A-570-934)


1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from the Republic of 
India and the People's Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary 
Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 22, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian C. Smith (India) or Maisha Cryor 
(People's Republic of China), AD/CVD Operations, Offices 2 and 4, 
Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1766 or (202) 482-5831, 
respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Postponement of Preliminary Determinations

    On April 8, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) 
initiated the antidumping investigations on 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-
Diphosphonic Acid from the Republic of India and the People's Republic 
of China. See 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from the 
Republic of India and the People's Republic of China: Initiation of 
Antidumping Duty Investigations, 73 FR 20023 (April 14, 2008). The 
notice of initiation stated that the Department would issue the 
preliminary determinations for these investigations no later than 140 
days after the date of issuance of the initiation, in accordance with 
section 773(b)(1)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act).
    On July 30, 2008, the petitioner, Compass Chemical International 
LLC, made a request pursuant to 19 CFR 351.205(b)(2) and (e) for a 50-
day postponement of the preliminary determinations. The petitioner 
requested postponement of the preliminary determinations in order to 
allow more time to analyze and comment on the respondents' 
questionnaire responses.
    For the reasons identified by the petitioner and because there are 
no compelling reasons to deny the request, the Department is postponing 
the deadline for the preliminary determinations under section 
773(c)(1)(A) of the Act by 50 days from the current deadline of August 
26, 2008, to October 15, 2008. 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 sections 733(c)(2) 
of the Act and 19 CFR 351.205 (f)(1).

    Dated: August 14, 2008.
David M. Spooner,
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration.
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