Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of the New Shipper Reviews, 73638 [E8-28684]

Download as PDF 73638 Notices Federal Register Vol. 73, No. 233 Wednesday, December 3, 2008 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–831] Fresh Garlic from the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of the New Shipper Reviews Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 3, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toni Page, Jun Jack Zhao, or Elfi Blum, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–1398, (202) 482–1396, or (202) 482–0197, respectively. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES On July 8, 2008, the Department of Commerce (Department) published a notice of initiation of new shipper reviews of fresh garlic from the PRC for six companies1 covering the period November 1, 2007 through June 9, 2008. See Fresh Garlic from the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews, 73 FR 38979 (July 8, 2008); see also Memorandum to File from Martha Douthit titled, ‘‘Expansion of the Period of Review in the New Shipper Review of Fresh Garlic from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated July 29, 2008. The preliminary results of these new shipper reviews are currently due no later than December 27, 2008. Statutory Time Limits Section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), provides that the Department will issue the preliminary results of a new shipper review of an antidumping duty order within 180 days after the day on which the review was initiated. See also 19 CFR 351.214(i)(1). The Act further provides that the Department may extend that 180-day period to 300 days if it determines that the case is extraordinarily complicated. See 19 CFR 351.214 (i)(2). Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results The Department determines that these new shipper reviews involve extraordinarily complicated methodological issues, including the appropriate use of input methodology, potential affiliation issues, the examination of importer information, and the evaluation of the bona fide nature of each company’s sales. Therefore, in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2), the Department is extending the time limit for these preliminary results by 120 days, until no later than April 26, 2009. As April 26, 2009, falls on a Sunday, our preliminary results will be issued no later than April 27, 2009, the next business day. The final results continue to be due 90 days after the publication of the preliminary results. We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with sections 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: November 24, 2008. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. E8–28684 Filed 12–2–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration The Manufacturing Council: Meeting of The Manufacturing Council International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting via Teleconference. AGENCY: 1 The companies are Jinxiang Hejia Co., Ltd., Juye Homestead Fruits and Vegetables Co., Ltd., Jinxiang Tianheng Trade Co., Ltd., Weifang Chenglong Import & Export Co., Ltd., Shandong Jinxiang Zhengyang Import & Export Co., Ltd., and Chengwu County Yuanxiang Industry & Commerce Co., Ltd. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:29 Dec 02, 2008 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Manufacturing Council will hold a meeting via teleconference to deliberate for approval a proposed letter of recommendation regarding manufacturing priorities for the incoming Secretary. DATES: December 12, 2008. TIME: 12 p.m. (EST). FOR THE CONFERENCE CALL-IN NUMBER AND FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The Manufacturing Council Executive Secretariat, Room 4043, Washington, DC, 20230 (Phone: 202–482–1369), or visit the Council’s Web site at http:// www.manufacturing.gov/council. Dated: December 1, 2008. Kate W. Sigler, Deputy Director, Office of Advisory Committees. [FR Doc. 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Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 233 / Wednesday, December 3, 2008 / 
Notices

[[Page 73638]]



DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-570-831]


Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China: Extension of 
Time Limit for the Preliminary Results of the New Shipper Reviews

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

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 3, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toni Page, Jun Jack Zhao, or Elfi 
Blum, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-1398, (202) 482-1396, or 
(202) 482-0197, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On July 8, 2008, the Department of Commerce (Department) published 
a notice of initiation of new shipper reviews of fresh garlic from the 
PRC for six companies\1\ covering the period November 1, 2007 through 
June 9, 2008. See Fresh Garlic from the People's Republic of China: 
Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews, 73 FR 38979 (July 
8, 2008); see also Memorandum to File from Martha Douthit titled, 
``Expansion of the Period of Review in the New Shipper Review of Fresh 
Garlic from the People's Republic of China,'' dated July 29, 2008. The 
preliminary results of these new shipper reviews are currently due no 
later than December 27, 2008.
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    \1\ The companies are Jinxiang Hejia Co., Ltd., Juye Homestead 
Fruits and Vegetables Co., Ltd., Jinxiang Tianheng Trade Co., Ltd., 
Weifang Chenglong Import & Export Co., Ltd., Shandong Jinxiang 
Zhengyang Import & Export Co., Ltd., and Chengwu County Yuanxiang 
Industry & Commerce Co., Ltd.
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Statutory Time Limits

    Section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the 
Act), provides that the Department will issue the preliminary results 
of a new shipper review of an antidumping duty order within 180 days 
after the day on which the review was initiated. See also 19 CFR 
351.214(i)(1). The Act further provides that the Department may extend 
that 180-day period to 300 days if it determines that the case is 
extraordinarily complicated. See 19 CFR 351.214 (i)(2).

Extension of Time Limit for Preliminary Results

    The Department determines that these new shipper reviews involve 
extraordinarily complicated methodological issues, including the 
appropriate use of input methodology, potential affiliation issues, the 
examination of importer information, and the evaluation of the bona 
fide nature of each company's sales. Therefore, in accordance with 
section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(i)(2), the 
Department is extending the time limit for these preliminary results by 
120 days, until no later than April 26, 2009. As April 26, 2009, falls 
on a Sunday, our preliminary results will be issued no later than April 
27, 2009, the next business day. The final results continue to be due 
90 days after the publication of the preliminary results.
    We are issuing and publishing this notice in accordance with 
sections 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) and 777(i) of the Act.

    Dated: November 24, 2008.
Stephen J. Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty 
Operations.
[FR Doc. E8-28684 Filed 12-2-08; 8:45 am]
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