Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of New Shipper Reviews, 50933 [E8-20157]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 169 / Friday, August 29, 2008 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES the antidumping duty investigation of uncovered innersprings units (‘‘innersprings’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). See Uncovered Innerspring Units From the People’s Republic of China, South Africa, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Initiation of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 73 FR 4817 (January 28, 2008) (‘‘Initiation Notice’’). On August 6, 2008, the Department published the Preliminary Determination in the antidumping duty investigation of innersprings from the PRC. See Uncovered Innerspring Units from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 73 FR 45729 (August 6, 2008) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). The Preliminary Determination stated that the Department would make its final determination for this antidumping duty investigation no later than 75 days after the date of the preliminary determination. Section 735(a)(2) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (‘‘Act’’) provides that a final determination may be postponed until not later than 135 days after the date of the publication of the preliminary determination if, in the event of an affirmative determination, a request for such postponement is made by exporters who account for a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise, or in the event of a negative preliminary determination, a request for such postponement is made by petitioner. In addition, the Department’s regulations, at 19 CFR 351.210(e)(2), require that requests by respondents for postponement of a final determination be accompanied by a request for extension of provisional measures from a four–month period to not more than six months. See 19 CFR 351.210(e)(2). On August 12, 2008, Nanhai Animal By–Products Imp. & Exp. Co., Ltd. (‘‘Nanhai Animal’’) and Foshan Jingxin Steel Wire & Spring Co., Ltd. (‘‘Foshan Jingxin’’)1 requested a 60–day extension of the final determination and extension of the provisional measures. Thus, because our preliminary determination is affirmative, and the respondents requesting an extension of the final determination and an extension of the provisional measures account for a significant proportion of exports of the subject merchandise, and no compelling 1 In the Preliminary Determination, the Department determined that Foshan Jingxin should be considered the seller of the subject merchandise for purposes of calculating a dumping margin, and changed the designation of the mandatory respondent to Foshan Jingxin from Nanhai Animal. See Preliminary Determination 73 FR at 45732. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:32 Aug 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 reasons for denial exist, we are extending the due date for the final determination to no later than 135 days after the date of the publication of the preliminary determination. For the reasons identified above, we are postponing the final determination from October 13, 2008, until December 19, 2008. This notice is issued and published pursuant to sections 777(i) and 735(a)(2) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.210(g). Dated: August 22, 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–20154 Filed 8–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–890] Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of New Shipper Reviews Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: August 29, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Stolz, AD/CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4474. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On June 6, 2008, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published the preliminary results of the new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People’s Republic of China, covering the period January 1, 2007, through July 1, 2007, and the following exporters: Dongguan Mu Si Furniture Co., Ltd. (‘‘Mu Si’’) and Dongguan Bon Ten Furniture Co., Ltd. See Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Results of January 1, 2007 July 1, 2007 Semi–Annual New Shipper Reviews, 73 FR 32292 (June 6, 2008) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). The final results are currently due on August 25, 2008. Extension of Time Limits for Final Results Section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(1) require the PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50933 Department to issue the final results of a new shipper review within 90 days after the date on which the preliminary results were issued. The Department may, however, extend the 90-day period for completion of the final results of a new shipper review to 150 days if it determines that the case is extraordinarily complicated. See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2). As a result of issues raised in these new shipper reviews, specifically Mu Si and Petitioners have raised multiple issues with regard to certain consumption factor(s), average unit values of certain surrogate values, and conversion factors in their respective case briefs, the Department determines that these new shipper reviews are extraordinarily complicated and it cannot complete these new shipper reviews within the current time limit. Accordingly, the Department is extending the time limit for the completion of the final results by 60 days until October 24, 2008, in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2). We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with section 751(2)(B) and 777(i)(1) of the Act. Dated: August 22, 2008. Edward C. Yang, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E8–20157 Filed 8–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–549–822] Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp From Thailand: Final Results and Final Partial Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: On March 6, 2008, the Department of Commerce (the Department) published the preliminary results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from Thailand. This review covers 45 1 producers/exporters of the subject merchandise to the United States. The period of review (POR) is February 1, 2006, through January 31, 2007. We are rescinding the review with respect to AGENCY: 1 This figure does not include those companies for which the Department is rescinding the administrative review. E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-890]


Wooden Bedroom Furniture from the People's Republic of China: 
Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of New Shipper 
Reviews

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 29, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Stolz, AD/CVD Operations, Office 
8, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4474.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On June 6, 2008, the Department of Commerce (``the Department'') 
published the preliminary results of the new shipper reviews of the 
antidumping duty order on wooden bedroom furniture from the People's 
Republic of China, covering the period January 1, 2007, through July 1, 
2007, and the following exporters: Dongguan Mu Si Furniture Co., Ltd. 
(``Mu Si'') and Dongguan Bon Ten Furniture Co., Ltd. See Wooden Bedroom 
Furniture from the People's Republic of China: Preliminary Results of 
January 1, 2007 July 1, 2007 Semi-Annual New Shipper Reviews, 73 FR 
32292 (June 6, 2008) (``Preliminary Results''). The final results are 
currently due on August 25, 2008.

Extension of Time Limits for Final Results

    Section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended 
(``the Act''), and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(1) require the Department to issue 
the final results of a new shipper review within 90 days after the date 
on which the preliminary results were issued. The Department may, 
however, extend the 90-day period for completion of the final results 
of a new shipper review to 150 days if it determines that the case is 
extraordinarily complicated. See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act 
and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2).
    As a result of issues raised in these new shipper reviews, 
specifically Mu Si and Petitioners have raised multiple issues with 
regard to certain consumption factor(s), average unit values of certain 
surrogate values, and conversion factors in their respective case 
briefs, the Department determines that these new shipper reviews are 
extraordinarily complicated and it cannot complete these new shipper 
reviews within the current time limit. Accordingly, the Department is 
extending the time limit for the completion of the final results by 60 
days until October 24, 2008, in accordance with section 
751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2).
    We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with 
section 751(2)(B) and 777(i)(1) of the Act.

    Dated: August 22, 2008.
Edward C. Yang,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration.
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